ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 COMPETITION NO. S 23 CLK 030 TEM

 

The Abbotsford School District is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the of the Stó:lō people, the Semá:th First Nation and Mathexwí First Nation. With this, we respect the longstanding relationships that Indigenous Nations have to this land, as they are the original caretakers. 

 

Why Abbotsford? 

 Located under an hour from Vancouver, the Abbotsford School District is settled in the heart of the beautiful Fraser Valley and surrounded by spectacular mountain views. 

 Learn more about the Abbotsford community: https://tourismabbotsford.ca/ - www.thefraservalley.ca 

 

Why the Abbotsford School District? 

Every day, in every classroom and office at Abbotsford School District, our employees provide a world-class, innovative educational experience for over 19,000 students. We are committed to ensuring that every student receives the support they need to access the high-quality education they deserve. We believe that leaders continue to be drawn to the collaborative and supportive work environment that we provide. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 Under the general direction of the Principal, the Administrative Assistant — Elementary maintains operation of an elementary school office, providing a wide range of administrative support to the Principal, Staff and Parent Advisory Council (PAC) and daily assistance, occasional supervision, and customer service to students, parents, staff and the public in a professional and courteous manner.

The Administrative Assistant — Elementary works closely with the Principal and Finance Department ensuring accuracy in accounting practice and provides Student Information through the application of detailed documentation practices, School District Policy and Ministry of Education reporting requirements, with attention to special education and enrollment.

The job involves maintaining confidentiality in all matters to the school district and current, proficient knowledge of the documentation practices, detailed procedures, School District Policies and Ministry of Education Legislation.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 Student Information

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 Grade 12 diploma, or equivalent, supplemented by 1 year of post-secondary business training in Bookkeeping, Computerized Accounting, Microsoft Office, and Business Communications. A minimum of 2 years of recent related experience in a fast-paced, high volume and customer service focused environment. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License. As well, incumbents also require the following:

 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume outlining qualifications and experience no later than Monday, August 22, 2022 to:

This is a temporary, school-term position from August 29, 2022 to on or before July 7, 2023. The current salary rate is $25.48 per hour plus an additional 8% straight time in lieu of statutory and non-statutory benefits. Hours of work are 8:00 – 3:30, Monday to Friday.

Note that administrative testing will be part of the recruitment process.

Individuals not currently employed by School District No. 34 (Abbotsford), are required to sign an "Authorization for Criminal Record Search" to permit a criminal record review. The interest of all applicants is appreciated; however, acknowledgments will only be made to those selected for an interview.