Secretary IV - Permanent
Win Ferguson Elementary School
Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is one of the
largest school divisions in Alberta, serving the education needs of
approximately 17,150 students in 43 schools. Every day, the staff and students
of EIPS are encouraged to pursue opportunities to grow and to discover their
passions in life. We pride ourselves on providing our staff and students with
the tools to achieve success by offering dynamic programming, up-to-date
resources and practical professional learning opportunities.
Win Ferguson Elementary is a K-6 school with approximately 510 students, 28 teaching staff, and 23 support staff. The school is located in the town of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta approximately 22 kilometers north of Sherwood Park, Alberta. The community at Win Ferguson School believe all students come to school to learn, work, and play in an atmosphere of trust and respect. Our commitment is to provide students with the knowledge, help, and guidance they need to become active participants in today's society.
Elk Island Public Schools offers a Comprehensive Benefit package for their permanent positions.
31.25 hours per week (Monday to Friday - 6.25 hours per day)
Internal and External candidates
Reporting to the Principal/Assistant Principals, this position is responsible for the reporting and monitoring of all financial dimensions of the school operating under the policies and procedures of Elk Island Public School District. A Secretary IV would have responsibility in these areas: RIS School Generated Funds, RIS Actuate monthly budget monitoring, RIS Purchasing, as well as a host of other responsibilities, examples of which are listed below.
Financial- Assist Principal in administrating and monitoring budget and financial transactions
Liaise with Financial Services
Assist principal in drafting yearly budget
Produce monthly budget and SGF reports for approval
Purchasing- Initiate and purchase equipment, furniture and textbooks
Payroll- Collect and input all classified/certificated records and verify all payroll information as per EIPS procedure
Secretarial Support- Prepare confidential administrative correspondence
Reception Support- Providing information to and respond to requests from students, teachers and parents
Other related duties as required
Education and Experience
High School Diploma
A recognized certificate in Accounting or equivalent program
Equivalent combinations of directly related post-secondary education and experience may be considered
Minimum of one to three years related experience in a school or office environment
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies
High degree of proficiency in office computer applications such as MS Office, computerized accounting
Familiarity with RIS an asset
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong prioritization, organization, multitasking, problem solving and time management skills
Ability to work independently
Strong ability to adapt and manage change with frequent interruptions
Ability to deal with sensitive and discretionary matters and maintain strict confidentiality
For more information, please contact Lana Lastiwka, Principal at 780-998-1441.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.