Posted: 
2024-06-11
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
College/CEGEP
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Waterloo
HEAD SECRETARY (E)

Winston Churchill P.S.

Educational Services

Applicants will be considered in the following order:

1) Qualified permanent ESS/OSSTF Bargaining Unit employees.

2) Qualified probationary, temporary and Temporary Hourly Rated (THR) ESS/OSSTF employees.

3) Qualified external applicants (includes employees from other Bargaining Units)

Reporting to the Principal, this position is responsible for supporting the activities of the administrative staff in duties related to the day-to-day operation of the school. The successful applicant for this Educational Support Staff position Level E, will work 35 hours per week, 10 months per year, effective August 19, 2024. Responsibilities

Maintain good public relations;

Establish and implement efficient office procedures;

Receive and initiate communication at the school;

Liaise with staff at other schools and the Education Centre;

Monitor school budgets and accounts, compile staffing and enrolment statistics, monthly enrolment reports;

Create P.O. requisitions and track orders in K212;

Prepare, check and submit school data;

Maintain and update the Aspen Student Information system;

Support the vision, philosophy and procedures of the school;

Interact effectively with the students, staff and parents in a positive and confident manner; and

Complete any other duties assigned by the principal. Qualifications

Secondary School Graduation Diploma is required;

Experience using the Aspen Student Information System and applying this knowledge to record keeping and maintaining data integrity, particularly within elementary achievement (report card process) and Incident Tracker (student suspensions) is required;

Proven strong organizational and time management skills;

Experience and knowledge of School-Day and Google Docs is required;

Experience and knowledge of K212 is an asset;

Experience with G-Suite is required;

Excellent computer and word processing skills;

Experience in using Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel in a Windows computer environment is required;

Experience and familiarity with ONSIS is preferred;

Excellent interpersonal skills with students, co-workers, teachers and the public;

Ability to work collaboratively as a member of the administrative team of the school;

Ability to complete assigned duties with minimal supervision;

Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms;

Proven ability to take initiative, work independently, and make decisions as appropriate;

Ability to exercise high level of confidentiality and discretion;

Keen attention to detail and ability to multitask; and

Elementary Head Secretary school experience would be an asset.

Applicant Self-Identification Questions

The information collected in Apply to Education is used to monitor WRDSBs progress toward our equity goals including our commitment to diversity in WRDSB recruitment and hiring practices.

We are committed to the security and confidentiality of information under our control, and to the protection of privacy with respect to personal and confidential information that is collected, used, disclosed and retained in the system (Policy 1014_- Privacy Protection and Access to Information). Information is collected pursuant to Ontarios Education Equity Action Plan (Ministry of Education), PPM 165 and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Access to this information is restricted to specific individuals in Human Resources. Access, use and disclosure of the data is governed by MFIPPA and ethical research practices. Applicant Self-Identification data will be attached to your Apply to Education applicant profile as long as you are employed with the WRDSB.

If you prefer not to answer any of the Self Identification questions, you can select prefer not to answer. This in no way affects your application or the applicant selection process. If you have questions or concerns about this please contact humanresources@wrdsb.ca. The Waterloo Region District School Board is committed to

equity in employment. We are committed to fair and equitable hiring practices

that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the diversity of the

community we serve, who will foster the success and well-being of our students

and who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in the classroom.

We actively encourage applications from members of groups

with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited

to: First Nations, Mtis and Inuit peoples, and all other

Indigenous peoples;

members of groups that commonly experience discrimination

due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of

origin;

persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or

mental) disabilities;

persons who identify as women; and

persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender

identities, and gender expressions.We will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of

the human rights protected grounds, to support candidate participation in the

hiring process.Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodations in the hiring process to support applicants with disabilities.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.