Jul
13
to Jul 30

Custodian Positions in Westwind

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Invites applications for:

1 Full-Time CUSTODIAN-40 hours/week Split between Cardston Elementary School & Cardston High School

(Competition No CHS-07-2018-CUS.)

1 Part-Time CUSTODIAN 20 hours/week at Cardston Jr High School  

(Competition No CJHS-07-2018-CUS.)

1 Part-Time CUSTODIAN 20 hours/week at Magrath Schools

(Competition No MHS-07-2018-CUS.)

  • Custodial experience preferred.
  • Must know how to work as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of equipment and chemicals an asset.
  • WHIMIS Training an asset
  • All positions are 3pm – 11pm shifts
  • Positions to start September 1, 2018

The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and a child welfare check before employment begins

Please forward cover letter, resume and 3 references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools                                               Westwind School Div No. 74                 Box 10, 445 Main Street                           Cardston, AB  T0K 0K0                      FAX:  (403) 653-4641

or email to pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

CLOSING DATE:                NOON, MONDAY, JULY 30, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Jun
26
to Jul 3

WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR AN EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT

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AT STIRLING SCHOOL

(Competition No. SS-07-2018-EA)

  • POSITION:
  • 1 Part-time (15 hours/week) position to provide classroom, individual and small group support
  • CRITERIA
  • The successful candidate must be willing to work collaboratively with a team
  • The successful candidate will need good communication skills, patience, and have the ability to work well with others.
  • Educational Assistant training would be an asset

The successful candidate will need to have a current criminal record check and child welfare check in place before employment begins.

Please note the competition number in your letter of application, that you submit with resume and references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74, 

Box 10, 445 Main Street  Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0 

FAX:  (403) 653-4641

or email to:   pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

Applications to be received no later than:  NOON, TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Jun
15
to Jun 22

WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF

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LEARNING COMMONS/LIBRARIAN AT CARDSTON HIGH SCHOOL

(Competition No. LRNCMN/LIB-06-2018)

Job Description:

As part of the school’s Learning Commons Plan, promote and facilitate the use of quality learning resources in multiple formats and provide exposure to a wide variety of resources, promote literacy and numeracy, and develop students’ interests and competencies beyond the school setting.

  • Provide support, space and resources for inquiry, and imagination in consultation with Administration and Learning Support Teacher.
  • Provide support, resources, and opportunities for transferability of learning to support broad exploration and inquiry that leads to deeper learning.
  •  Support the use of technology for learning in order to enable creation, collaboration, and communication.
  • Support student and staff access and guidance as part of the school Learning Commons Plan, promote and facilitate the use of quality print and digital learning resources in multiple formats that are reviewed to ensure they address a diverse range of student learning and developmental needs.
  • ·       As part of the school’s Learning Commons Plan, promote and facilitate the use of high quality learning resources in order to support instruction and self- directed reading along with the school literacy plan.
  • ·       Promote literacy within your school community, which includes but is not limited to: Reading to students, facilitating readers and authors, Book Fairs, Book Clubs, Displays, Website/blog
  • ·       Work collaboratively in the selection and acquisition of material for the learning commons in consultation with Administration and/or the school based Learning Commons Committee.
  • ·       Manage all print and digital learning resources. 
  • ·       Facilitate volunteer help in the Learning Commons.  This will also be to direct groups of students with similar needs. 
  • Assist with the supervision of students in the learning commons.  Provide academic assistance to students within the Learning Commons that may come with a large range of academic needs that may be subject specific.  
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by administration.  This would include developing the vision of the Learning Commons as it moves forward.
  • This position is 26 hours/week, 4 days/week.  

The successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

 Please forward cover letter, resume & three references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX:  (403) 653-4641

or email to:  pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

CLOSING DATE: NOON, FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Jun
15
to Jun 22

WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF

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TECH SUMMER STUDENT SUPPORT WORKER

(Competition No. TECHSUMSTU-06-2018)

  • Work as labourer to help with cleaning, servicing and preparing division hardware
  • Basic computer skills an asset
  • Must be able to lift heavy shipments
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to work with a team and be able to take & follow directions 
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • General hours of work 8am – 4pm Monday – Friday
  • Position to start at a mutually agreed upon date 

Please forward cover letter, resume & three references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street

Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX:  (403) 653-4641

or email to:  pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

CLOSING DATE:  NOON, FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Jun
14
to Jun 20

WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT

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Invites applications for the following positions for the 2018/2019 school year for  EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT at

SPRING GLEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL                                (Competition No. SGES-06-2018-EA)

  • POSITION:
  • 1 Full-time (30 hours/week) position to provide constant support to a Grade 2 Student
  • The successful candidates must be willing to work collaboratively with a team
  • The successful candidates will need good communication skills, patience, and have the ability to work well with others.

The successful candidates will need to have a current criminal record check and child welfare check in place before employment begins.

Please note competition number and forward letter of application, resume and references to:                                                                  Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74, 

Box 10, 445 Main Street  Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0 

FAX:  (403) 653-4641

or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

Applications to be received no later than:  NOON, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Jun
13
to Jun 20

WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT

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AT RAYMOND HIGH SCHOOL

(Competition No. RHS-06-2018-EA)

POSITION:

  • 1 Full-time (30 hours/week) position to provide classroom, individual and small group support
  • Working in support of the foods program, experience in the food industry would be beneficial
  • The successful candidates must be willing to work collaboratively with a team
  • The successful candidates will need to have the ability to work with and relate to students ages 15-18, will need good communication skills, patience, and have the ability to work well with others.

The successful candidates will need to have a current criminal record check and child welfare check in place before employment begins.

Please note competition number and forward letter of application, resume and references to:   

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74, 

Box 10, 445 Main Street  Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0 

FAX:  (403) 653-4641

or email to:   pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

               Applications to be received no later than:  NOON, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered. However, only short-listed                                                         candidates will be notified.

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Jun
13
to Jun 25

Copy of WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT

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AT MAGRATH JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL

(Competition No. MHS-06-2018-EA)

POSITION:

  • 1 Full-time (30 hours/week) 
  • Comfortable working with students needing personal care, diapering, physio stretches (training will be provided)
  • Physically strong and able to lift
  • Able to work with a team
  • Adapts well to change 
  • Motivated 
  • Willing to learn computer skills
  •  

The successful candidates will need to have a current criminal record check and child welfare check in place before employment begins.

Please note competition number and forward letter of application, resume and references to:   

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74, 

Box 10, 445 Main Street  Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0 

FAX:  (403) 653-4641

or email to:   pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

               Applications to be received no later than:  NOON, MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered. However, only short-listed                                                         candidates will be notified.

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Jun
13
to Jun 27

WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR 2 EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS

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AT CARDSTON JR/HIGH SCHOOL

(Competition No. CHS-06-2018-EA)

  • POSITION:
  • 1 Part-time (15 hours/week) position to provide classroom, individual and small group support
  • POSITION:
  • 1 Full-time (30 hours/week) position to provide classroom, individual and small group support
  • CRITERIA
  • The successful candidates must be willing to work collaboratively with a team
  • Literacy & numeracy skills an asset
  • The successful candidates will need to have the ability to work with and relate to students ages 11-15, will need good communication skills, patience, and have the ability to work well with others.
  • Passion/Interest in technology, photography, digital media an asset

The successful candidates will need to have a current criminal record check and child welfare check in place before employment begins.

Please note the competition number, & which position, 15 hrs/week or 30 hrs/week, along with a letter of application, resume and references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74, 

Box 10, 445 Main Street  Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0 

FAX:  (403) 653-4641

or email to:   pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

Applications to be received no later than:  NOON, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Jun
13
to Jun 26

WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR A PART-TIME EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT

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AT STIRLING SCHOOL

(Competition No. SS-06-2018-EA)

  • POSITION:
  • 1 Part-time (15 hours/week) position to work in the Nutrition Program
  • The successful candidate must be a team player, have a positive attitude, & good organizational skills
  • Experience in the food industry is an asset
  • A Food Safe handling permit is required, or needs to be obtained

The successful candidates will need to have a current criminal record check and child welfare check in place before employment begins.

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74, 

Box 10, 445 Main Street  Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0 

FAX:  (403) 653-4641

or email to:   pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

Applications to be received no later than:  NOON, TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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May
25
11:00 AM11:00

2018/2019 TEACHING POSITIONS

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Westwind School Division # 74 invites applications for the following teaching positions for the 2018/2019 school year:

STIRLING SCHOOL (Competition No. SS-06-2018-TCHR)

  • 1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Probationary position to teach Jr High Language Arts, Social Studies, PE, options, Elem Math & High School CTS

MT VIEW SCHOOL (Competition No. MTV-06-2018-TCHR)

1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Probationary position, to teach in Division 1 (Kindergarten – Gr 3)   

MAGRATH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (COMP NO. MES-06-2018)  

1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Probationary position to teach grade 3

RAYMOND HIGH SCHOOL (Competition No. RHS-06-2018-TCHR)

1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Probationary position to teach High School Social Studies, with a possibility of teaching math or science at lower high school level. 

All positions will hire applicants with the following qualities:

  • Creating positive student, staff, parents, and community relationships with all school stakeholders at all times.
  • Excellence in understanding and teaching literacy and numeracy.
  • Having a deep and solid understanding of student assessment formative, inclusion, and differentiation.
  • Understand outcomes-based reporting.
  • Continually demonstrating teacher professionalism and being a life-long learner.
  • Being involved and engaged in all elements of our school and their student programs.
  • Commanding a solid understanding of mastery teaching and student intervention strategies.
  • Participating and being positively involved in onsite and divisional collaboration opportunities.
  • Being comfortable using technology as a tool to improve/intervene with student learning.   
  • Successful candidates must hold a valid Alberta Teacher Teaching Certificate.

The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins.

Please note competition number, specifying exactly which position(s) you are applying for and forward letter of application, resume and 3 written references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools  Westwind School Division No. 74       Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0                                                       FAX:  (403) 653-4641   or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

Applications to be received no later than                                      NOON FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018

The competition will remain open until suitable candidates are selected.  Only short-listed candidates will be required to submit a criminal record check and a child welfare check and TQS.

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May
18
11:30 AM11:30

JR HIGH & SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING POSITIONS 2018/2019

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CARDSTON JR HIGH SCHOOL (Comp. No. CJHS-05-2018-TCHR)

  • 1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Probationary Jr High School English Language Arts Teacher
  • 1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Temporary Jr High School English Language Arts Teacher
  • §  Successful candidates will have a Language Arts major or experience teaching LA
  • §  Successful candidates will have a sound understanding of screening & literacy assessments  
  • 1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Probationary Jr High School Math Teacher
  • §  Successful candidate will have a Math major, or experience teaching Math
  • §  Successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of adolescent numeracy differentiated instruction strategies in support of all learners

RAYMOND JR HIGH SCHOOL (Comp No. RJHS-05-2018-TCHR)

  • 1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Probationary Jr High School English Language Arts Teacher
  • 1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Temporary Jr High School English Language Arts Teacher
  • 1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Probationary Jr High Home Economics Teacher, & will likely also teach an option class

RAYMOND HIGH SCHOOL (Competition No. RHS-05-2018-TCHR)

1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Temporary High School English Language Arts Teacher to teach English 10 & 20, as well as 1 or 2 option classes

MAGRATH JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Comp. No. MHS-05-2018-TCHR)

  • 1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Probationary for Jr High School Language Arts Teacher
  •  1 Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Probationary Learning Support Teacher

These positions will hire applicants with the following qualities:

  • Creating positive student, staff, parents, and community relationships with all school stakeholders at all times.
  • Being involved and engaged in all elements of our school and their student programs.
  • Excellence in understanding and teaching literacy and numeracy.
  • Having a deep and solid understanding of student assessment, inclusion, and differentiation.
  • Continually demonstrating teacher professionalism and being a life-long learner.
  • Commanding a solid understanding of mastery teaching and student intervention strategies.
  • Participating and being positively involved in onsite and divisional collaboration opportunities.
  • Being comfortable using technology as a tool to improve/intervene with student learning.  
  • Success candidates will have a sound understanding of formative & summative assessment practices
  • Successful candidates must hold a valid Alberta Teacher Teaching Certificate.

The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins.

Please note competition number, specifying exactly which position(s) you are applying for and forward letter of application, resume and 3 written references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0

FAX:  (403) 653-4641   or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

Applications to be received no later than: NOON FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018

The competition will remain open until suitable candidates are selected.  Only short-listed candidates will be required to submit a criminal record check and a child welfare check and TQS.

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May
14
9:30 AM09:30

MECHANIC ASSISTANT LABOURER

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 MECHANIC ASSISTANT / LABOURER    (Full-time / Temporary position) (Competition No. SUMSTU-05 -2018)

  • Assist in our new preventative maintenance program.
  • Installing new wheel makers on entire fleet.
  • Assist with tracking system installs.
  • Basic vehicle maintenance/service duties.
  • Basic shop duties.
  • Gathering vehicles for scheduled maintenance.
  • Assist in gathering summer fleet.
  • Clean entire bus fleet.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to work with a team and be able to take and follow directions. 
  • Must be able to work independently.

Please forward cover letter, resume & three references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools                     Westwind School Division No. 74                                                       Box 10, 445 Main Street                                                                Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX:  (403) 653-4641 or email to:   pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

CLOSING DATE NOON, MONDAY MAY 14, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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May
11
11:30 AM11:30

PRINCIPAL - STIRLING SCHOOL

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PRINCIPAL at STIRLING K-12 SCHOOL

(Competition No. ST-05-2018-PRIN)

 The position will commence at the beginning of the 2018/2019 school year

The suitable candidate will:

  • Have demonstrated abilities in fostering and nurturing effective relationships with partners at all levels and will
    • o   Listen with empathy, be trustworthy, and be student centered.
    • o   Be approachable as an innovative problem solver, who is an advocate for students with special needs, and those who work with students.
    • o   Have a growth mindset, and engage with the staff in support of student success academically, socially, athletically, and in the fine arts.
    • o   Be able to assess challenges objectively and resolve conflicts through effective and sincere communication.
  • Be invested in the community of Stirling and sensitive to the traditions, culture and pulse of the Stirling school community.
  • Be well rounded in their leadership in education to include the fine arts, academics, as well as athletics.
  • Be able to balance schedules, and resources in a K-12 school to ensure an equitable and balanced approach to education.
  • Have the ability and determination to lead from the top while engaging to the whole school community.
  • Be invested in continuing and advancing the work of literacy, assessment, and collaboration.
  • Be a strong advocate for students, teachers, parents and the school community.
  • Be committed to the collaborative structure of Professional Learning Communities.
  • Be committed to the philosophy and practices of inclusion for the success of all students
  • Is present and visible in teachers’ classrooms while leading a cycle of continuous improvement that is broad based, data driven, and provides clarity in leading staff efforts to achieve clear school goals.
  • Be committed to engaging the staff and school council in an open and transparent manner in all areas of both educational leadership and fiscal management
  • Know and ensure the adherence to legal frameworks and policies
  • Possess or be in in pursuit of a Master’s Degree
  •  
  • A principal in the Westwind School Division is expected to meet the NEW Leadership Quality Standards for School Leaders. (Ministerial order 2018).  Principals are expected to collaborate with system and school leaders and lead their staffs in the achievement of provincial and divisional directions with integrity and genuine commitment.  The ideal candidate will be able to interpret the existing culture of the Stirling School and engage with partners in the school community to support and enhance the current vision for the school going forward.  She / He will have a proven record in school administration and be able to sustain growth in teacher capacity.

The NEW practice standards include the following categories with specific descriptors in each.

  • Foster effective relationships
  • Modeling commitment to professional learning.
  • Embodying visionary leadership
  • Leading a learning community
  • Supporting the application of foundational knowledge about First Nations, Metis, and Inuit cultures.
  • Providing Instructional Leadership
  • Developing leadership capacity
  • Managing school operations and resources
  • Understanding and responding to the larger societal context

The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

Please forward cover letter, resume, & 3 written professional references to:

 Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street  Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  Applications received prior to NOON, Friday, May 11, 2018 

      are assured of careful consideration

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May
11
11:00 AM11:00

PRINCIPAL - CARDSTON HIGH SCHOOL

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PRINCIPAL at CARDSTON HIGH SCHOOL                            (Competition No. CHS-05-2018-PRIN)

 The position will commence at the beginning of the 2018/2019 school year

The suitable candidate will:

  • Have demonstrated the ability to build and nurture effective relationships with partners at all levels, especially staff and students, and will
  • o   Be a Visionary leader, able to enlist the support of staff, students and the community
  • o   Be kind, compassionate and respectful to all, modeling empathy, focusing on students, and working alongside staff.
  • o   Have high expectations for staff and students, providing needed supports while holding them accountable. Is able to have tough conversations, when needed.
  • o   Be a creative problem solver, enlisting the skills of staff and outside resources.
  • o   Understanding the valued involvement of staff members in all areas of public education and supports their contributions,
  • o   Value innovation and creative ideas of staff to enhance the learning experience for students.
  • o   Lead, motivate, and provide time for the professional learning and growth of staff.
  • o   Respect and demonstrate understanding for First Nations’ culture, with an innovative vision for First Nations’ student success
  • o   Recognizing the efforts and achievements of staff and students in positive ways.
  • o   Lead from the heart, as a true Servant Leader.
  • o   Honor diversity and ensure the school is inclusive and welcoming for everyone.
  • Continue with the schools focus on literacy, numeracy, High School Redesign involvement, and any other CHS initiative.
  • Be an innovative thinker and risk taker in trying new ways to increase student learning.
  • Involve all stakeholders in the planning and implementation of school plans and activities.
  • Foster and develop staff collaboration to lead a cycle of continuous improvement that is broad based, data driven, comprehensive and provides coherence in directing efforts toward clear school goals.
  • Be committed to the philosophy and practices of inclusion for the success of all students
  • Be a strong advocate for students, teachers, parents and the school community.
  • Have demonstrated leadership in current classroom assessment practices and school wide grading and reporting methods.
  • Be committed to engaging the staff and school council in an open and transparent manner in all areas of both educational leadership and fiscal management
  • Know and ensure the adherence to legal frameworks and policies
  • Possess or be in in pursuit of a Master’s Degree

A principal in the Westwind School Division has the responsibility of leading, coaching and ensuring that effective teaching and learning occurs and is sustained for the benefit of all students. Principals are expected to meet the NEW Leadership Quality Standards for School Leaders. (Ministerial order 2018).  Principals are expected to collaborate with system and school leaders and lead their staffs in the achievement of provincial and divisional directions with integrity and genuine commitment.  The ideal candidate will be able to interpret the existing culture of CHS and engage with partners in the school community to co-create the vision for the school going forward.  She / He will have a proven record in school administration and be able to sustain growth in teacher capacity.

The NEW practice standards include the following categories with specific descriptors in each.

  • Foster effective relationships
  • Modeling commitment to professional learning.
  • Embodying visionary leadership
  • Leading a learning community
  • Supporting the application of foundational knowledge about First Nations, Metis, and Inuit cultures.
  • Providing Instructional Leadership
  • Developing leadership capacity
  • Managing school operations and resources
  • Understanding and responding to the larger societal context

The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

Please forward cover letter, resume, & 3 written professional references to:

 Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.                       Applications received prior to NOON, FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018 are assured of careful consideration

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May
11
to May 18

GRADE 1 TEACHER - CARDSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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Invites applications for the position of:                                       TEACHER (1.0 FTE Probationary) at

CARDSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Comp. No. CES-05-2018-TCHR)

  • The positions will commence at the beginning of the 2018/2019 school year
  • Successful candidate will teach in Grade 1
  • Successful candidate will have excellence in literacy instruction
  • Successful candidate will have strong formative assessment knowledge
  • Successful candidate will be a passionate life long learner
  • Successful candidate will be a collaborative evidence based professional
  • Successful candidate must hold a Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate

The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

Please forward cover letter, resume and 3 written letters of references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street  Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX: (403) 653-4641  or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

CLOSING DATE:  NOON FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018

     All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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May
7
to May 11

VICE PRINCIPAL POSITIONS

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The Board of Westwind School Division #74 has made the decision to expand the School Based Administration Pool by adding an additional Vice Principal at the following schools:

CARDSTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

RAYMOND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

RAYMOND HIGH SCHOOL

WESTWIND ALTERNATE SCHOOL

The suitable candidates will:

  • Preference given to those with a Master’s Degree in Education, or a field directly related. 
  • Have a proven track record as an educational leader
  • Have a strong background in literacy, and or numeracy with the ability to provide support and leadership for staff
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and a commitment to current Westwind initiatives in assessment, PLC’s, and effective teaching practices
  • Experience teaching and/or providing leadership in an inclusive environment, that meets the needs of all students
  • Successful Candidate must hold a valid Alberta Teaching Certificate
  • Experience working with FNMI students an asset

The successful candidates will be appointed at .25 of the Principal’s Allowance.  Applicants will need to have a current criminal record check and child welfare check in place before employment begins. 

Please forward cover letter, current resume and a list of 3 reference contacts to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74 Box 10, 445 Main Street, Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

or email to:  pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

ONLY APPLICANTS WHO ARE SHORT-LISTED WILL BE CONTACTED.  The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found

CLOSING DATE:  NOON, FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018, With interviews to follow Tuesday, May 15 or Wednesday May 16.

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Apr
26
to May 11

PRINCIPAL - MT VIEW SCHOOL

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Invites applications for the position of: PRINCIPAL at MOUNTAIN VIEW SCHOOL

(Competition No. MV-04-2018-PRIN)

The position will commence at the beginning of the 2018/2019 school year

The suitable candidate will:

  • Have demonstrated abilities in fostering and nurturing effective relationships with partners at all levels and will
  •    - Listen with empathy, be trustworthy, and is student centered.
  •    - Be an innovative problem solver, who is an advocate for students with special needs,            and those who work with students.
  •   - Have a growth mindset, and engage with the staff in support of student success             academically, socially, athletically, and in the fine arts.
  •   - Be able to assess challenges objectively and resolve conflicts through effective and       sincere communication.
  • Be invested in the communities of Mountain View and Leavitt and supportive of long standing traditions, such as the Christmas program, that are a part of the school culture.
  • Be invested in continuing and advancing the work of literacy, assessment, and outcomes based reporting.
  • Be a strong advocate for students, teachers, parents and the school community.
  • Be committed to the collaborative structure of Professional Learning Communities.
  • Be committed to the philosophy and practices of inclusion for the success of all students
  • Have demonstrated leadership in current classroom assessment practices and Outcomes Based Reporting methods.
  • Is present and visible in teachers’ classrooms while leading a cycle of continuous improvement that is broad based, data driven, comprehensive and provides coherence in guiding staff efforts toward clear school goals.
  • Be committed to engaging the staff and school council in an open and transparent manner in all areas of both educational leadership and fiscal management
  • Know and ensure the adherence to legal frameworks and policies
  • Possess or be in in pursuit of a Master’s Degree

A principal in the Westwind School Division has the responsibility of leading, coaching and ensuring that effective teaching and learning occurs and is sustained for the benefit of all students. Principals are expected to meet the NEW Leadership Quality Standards for School Leaders. (Ministerial order 2018).  Principals are expected to collaborate with system and school leaders and lead their staffs in the achievement of provincial and divisional directions with integrity and genuine commitment.  The ideal candidate will be able to interpret the existing culture of the Mountain View School and engage with partners in the school community to support and enhance the current vision for the school going forward.  She / He will have a proven record in school administration and be able to sustain growth in teacher capacity.

The NEW practice standards include the following categories with specific descriptors in each.

  • Foster effective relationships
  • Modeling commitment to professional learning.
  • Embodying visionary leadership
  • Leading a learning community
  • Supporting the application of foundational knowledge about First Nations, Metis, and Inuit cultures.
  • Providing Instructional Leadership
  • Developing leadership capacity
  • Managing school operations and resources
  • Understanding and responding to the larger societal context

The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

Please forward cover letter, resume, & 3 written professional references to:

 Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74 Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  Applications received prior to

NOON, Friday, May 11, 2018

are assured of careful consideration

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Apr
26
11:00 AM11:00

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT

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Invites applications for the position of: 

Assistant Superintendent (Competition No: CO ASST SUPER-04-2018 )

 Westwind School Division #74 is seeking the services of a progressive educational leader as the Assistant Superintendent of Schools with duties to commence August 1, 2018.  The Division provides educational services to approximately 4,600 students registered in schools located in the towns of Cardston, Raymond, and Magrath and the villages of Stirling, Glenwood, and Hill Spring as well as the community of Mountain View.  Nineteen schools are located at Hutterian Brethren Colonies.  The Division office is located in Cardston.

The Assistant Superintendent will lead a collaboratively developed vision of inclusive learning focused on meeting the needs of all students through support of professional and support staff at the division and school level.  As part of the Administrative Leadership Team, the Assistant Superintendent will have the opportunity to work with principals and staff in the implementation of a model of supports and services to meet the learning needs for all students.  Areas of leadership will include:

  • co-ordination and supervision of specialized programs and services including, but not limited to, early learning programs, programs for students with special needs, English Language Learning programs, intervention programs, learning support teachers, counseling services (academic and general mental health counselling teams) and other programs that support students at-risk;
  • provision of consultation services to school staff to support implementation of inclusive learning practices for all students;
  • facilitation and supervision of assessment practices that address a continuum of supports and services;
  • leading staff development in instructional practices in a collaborative manner that supports inclusive learning (including Universal Design for Learning and Differentiated Instruction and assessment) and ability to design and deliver on professional development opportunities for staff at all levels of responsibility;
  • engaging of staff, parents, community partners, and agencies in developing supportive environments and collaborative practices to serve as a foundation for inclusive learning;
  • managing human and fiscal resources for inclusive learning and completing all planning and reporting documents;
  • staffing and supervising professional (teachers, (substitute teachers) family school liaison counsellors, educational psychologists, behavior specialists) and support staff, specifically education assistants;
  • supporting suicide prevention initiatives (Hope Squads and counselling services), supporting mental health awareness and anti-bullying initiatives that meets the need of all students;
  • participating on the divisional crisis response team and providing threat assessment support as required;
  • demonstrating leadership ability in working with students and staff to increase engagement and student voice;
  • providing support and leadership in all aspects of literacy across the curriculum particularly grades 6-12;
  • demonstrating commitment to being a lifelong learner and an ability to share that enthusiasm that invites others to continue as learners;
  • demonstrating an ability to work with technology in support of students, teachers in the classroom to support learning and accommodations and the various uses of technology at a divisional level including but not limited to: Dossier, Collaborative Response Model, PowerSchool, and divisional Human Resource software.

The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:

  • Master of Education or equivalent degree and eligibility for an Alberta Teaching Certificate;
  • Successful experience as a school-based and/or district administrator;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of teaching pedagogy, structures and systems that support all aspects of a truly inclusive learning environment;
  • Personal attributes that demonstrate an ability to serve in a dynamic, engaged, and collaborative environment;
  • A strong background in inclusive education practices with an ability to administer & interpret learning assessments to support the development of sound individual education plans where required in consultation with teachers and specialists.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt Westwind School Division No. 74

P.O. Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, AB., T0K 0K0

Ph: (403)653-4991 / Fax: (403)653-4641

Or email to:  pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

CLOSING DATE: Apr 25, 2018 1:00 PM

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.

However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Apr
19
10:30 AM10:30

TEACHER

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Invites applications for a Temporary Full-Time position of:  TEACHER (1.0 FTE) at

MAGRATH JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Competition No. MHS-03-2018-TCHR)

  • The positions will commence at the start of the 2018/2019 school year conclude June 30, 2019
  • Divergent possibilities in Art - technology (iPads), ceramics, leather, drawing, painting, sculpture
  • Willing to collaborate in cross-curricular
  • Teacher would be teaching about 5/8 worth of Art and then the rest of the assignment will be teaching in other curricular areas
  • Ag knowledge would be an asset.
  • Successful candidates will be a passionate life long learner
  • Successful candidates will be a collaborative evidence based professional
  • Successful candidates must hold a Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate

The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

Please forward cover letter, resume and 3 written references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74 Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX: (403) 653-4641 or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  Strong consideration will be given to applicants who submit their application by

NOON, THURSDAY APRIL 19, 2018

     All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Apr
18
10:00 AM10:00

2 SECONDARY BAND/MUSIC TEACHERS, GR. 6 - 12

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WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION #74

Invites applications for the position of: 2 SECONDARY BAND/MUSIC TEACHERS, GR 6-12

for CARDSTON Jr HIGH SCHOOL/CARDSTON HIGH SCHOOL  (Competition No. CHS-03-2018-BAND TCHR)   

MAGRATH Jr/Sr HIGH SCHOOL  (Competition No. MHS-03-2018-BAND TCHR)

Both positions are probationary for the 2018/2019 year

Westwind School Division is currently seeking highly enthusiastic individuals to carry forward an exceptional band, music and fine arts program at the Cardston Jr & Sr High Schools, as well as the Magrath Jr/Sr High School.  The candidates will demonstrate the ability to structure and organize a secondary band program and enrich the musical skills and abilities of all students.  Successful candidates will demonstrate the following characteristics and be able to articulate their vision of a successful band program for multiple ages and abilities. 

  • Passionate about music, developing potential, creating a culture and love of music and performance.
  • Develop and apply lesson plans and assessment strategies for band students in grades 6-12.
  • Apply strategies to encourage students to participate in band and work to develop and promote an exceptional band program.
  • An ability to foster positive relationships with all students based on their individual musical abilities and diverse backgrounds. 
  • Demonstrate strong ability as a music conductor
  • Participate in multiple musical performances and celebrations such as:  Music Festivals, Band Tours, Retreats, Community events, School-based Concerts.
  • Organize, maintain and purchase instruments, music and uniforms as needed. Repair instruments and develop an ongoing structure to replace older instruments.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and collaborative opportunities to enhance the musical experience of all learners. 
  • Details particular to the Magrath position

  • Work with Summer Marching Band
  • Work with choir programs
  • Possibility to work in a theatre program would be an asset

Successful candidates must qualify for or hold a valid Alberta Teaching Certificate.The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

Please forward letter of application and resume to: 

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt Superintendent of Schools Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0

FAX:  (403) 653-4641   or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

Applications to be received no later than: NOON, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Apr
9
11:00 AM11:00

BUS OPERATOR

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WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION #74

Invites applications for the position of: SCHOOL BUS OPERATOR For the

MAGRATH AREA  (Competition No. MAG-03-2018-BUS)

  • This position consists of morning and afternoon runs. 
  • Class II Drivers License required or currently working toward
  • “S” Endorsement will be given preference
  • This position will start on April 16, 2018

The successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

Please forward cover letter & resume to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX:  (403) 653-4641

or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

CLOSING DATE: NOON, MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018

 All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Mar
23
1:30 PM13:30

PRINCIPAL

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PRINCIPAL at CARDSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

(Competition No. CES-03-2018-PRIN)

The position will commence at the beginning of the 2018/2019 school year.  The suitable candidate will:

  • Have demonstrated abilities in fostering and nurturing effective relationships with partners at all levels and will
  • Listen with empathy, be trustworthy, student centered, and someone who walks with the staff.
  • o   Be a problem solver, participate in classes, teach and model effective teaching.
  • o   Understand the work of staff members at all levels and value and support their contributions.
  • o   Be proactive is addressing issues in a timely and respectful manner.
  • o   Recognize the efforts and achievements of staff and students in positive ways.
  • Be invested in continuing and advancing the work of literacy and numeracy at CES
  • Be a strong advocate for students, teachers, parents and the school community.
  • Nurture and embrace the First Nation aspect of the culture of CES.
  • Be committed to the collaborative structure of Professional Learning Communities.
  • Be committed to the philosophy and practices of inclusion for the success of all                  students
  • Have demonstrated leadership in current classroom assessment practices and school          wide grading and reporting methods.
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead a cycle of continuous improvement that is broad                  based, data driven, comprehensive and provides coherence in guiding staff efforts              toward clear school goals.
  • Be committed to engaging the staff and school council in an open and transparent              manner in all areas of both educational leadership and fiscal management
  • Know and ensure the adherence to legal frameworks and policies
  • Possess or be in in pursuit of a Master’s Degree

A principal in the Westwind School Division has the responsibility of leading, coaching and ensuring that effective teaching and learning occurs and is sustained for the benefit of all students. Principals are expected to meet the NEW Leadership Quality Standards for School Leaders. (Ministerial order 2018).  Principals are expected to collaborate with system and school leaders and lead their staffs in the achievement of provincial and divisional directions with integrity and genuine commitment.  The ideal candidate will be able to interpret the existing culture of CES and engage with partners in the school community to co-create the vision for the school going forward.  She / He will have a proven record in school administration and be able to sustain growth in teacher capacity.

The NEW practice standards include the following categories with specific descriptors in each.

  • Foster effective relationships
  • Modeling commitment to professional learning.
  • Embodying visionary leadership
  • Leading a learning community
  • Supporting the application of foundational knowledge about First Nations, Metis, and          Inuit cultures.
  • Providing Instructional Leadership
  • Developing leadership capacity
  • Managing school operations and resources
  • Understanding and responding to the larger societal context

The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

Please forward cover letter, resume, & 3 written professional references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. 

Applications received prior to: NOON, FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018

are assured of careful consideration

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Mar
12
10:30 AM10:30

Teacher

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Invites applications for a Temporary (Mat Leave) Full-Time position of:  TEACHER 1.0 at

SPRING GLEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

(Competition No. SGE-03-2018-TCHR)

  • The positions will commence March 28, 2018 (or possibly a little sooner) & conclude June 30, 2018
  • Successful candidate will teach Grade 2
  • Successful candidate will have excellence in literacy instruction
  • Successful candidate will be a passionate life long learner
  • Successful candidate will be a master teacher or driven to become one
  • Successful candidate will be a collaborative evidence based professional
  • Successful candidate must hold a Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate

The successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

 Please forward cover letter, resume and 3 written references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0 FAX: (403) 653-4641

or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  Strong consideration will be given to applicants who submit their application by NOON, MONDAY, MAR. 12, 2018

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Mar
5
11:00 AM11:00

Nutrition Program Worker

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Invites applications for the position of: NUTRITION PROGRAM WORKER (16 hours/week)

CARDSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

(Competition No. CES-02-2018-SNW)

POSITION:

  • Part-time (16 hrs/wk) to work mornings in the Foods Program
  • Some custodial duties as assigned
  • A Food Safe handling permit is required or need to be obtained
  • Experience working with children in a school setting.
  • Pleasant, cheerful and helpful disposition.
  • Ability and commitment to take direction from the Student Nutrition Coordinator
  • Ability and commitment to work as a member of a team
  • Familiarity with the Alberta Nutrition Guidelines for Children and Youth
  • Experience preparing and serving food (Food Preparation Certification, an asset)

The successful candidates will need to have a current criminal record check and child welfare check in place before employment begins. 

Please forward cover letter, resume and 3 references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street, Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX: (403) 653-4641

or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

Applications to be received no later than: NOON, MONDAY MARCH 5, 2018

     All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Jan
8
to Jan 12

2 Full-Time EA positions - Magrath Elementary School

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WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION # 74 Invites applications for the positions of: 2 Full-Time EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS.  Each position is 29 hours per week at

MAGRATH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, (Competition No. MES-01-2018-EA).  One position will be working in Kindergarten, & the other will be working in Grade 3

Please indicate which position you are applying for, Kindergarten or Grade 3

The Successful candidates will have:

  •  Current first aid certification or willing to get one
  • Good communications skills an asset
  • Training/experience with children with disabilities an asset
  • The position may include some bus supervision

 The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

Please forward cover letter, resume and 3 references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX: (403) 653-4641 or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

Applications to be received no later than: NOON, FRIDAY JANUARY 12, 2018

     All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Jan
4
to Jan 29

Summer Labourer/Groundskeeper Positions

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Invites applications for the positions of:

LABOURER / GROUNDSKEEPERS   (4 Full-time / Temporary positions)

(Competition No. SUMSTU-02 -2018)

  • ·      Persons needed to work as laborer to help with landscaping, erecting playgrounds,   
  •        irrigation and general maintenance.
  • ·      Must be able to run large mowers and whippers.
  • ·      Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • ·      Bobcat experience an asset.
  • ·      Must be able to work with a team and be able to take and follow directions. 
  • ·      Must be able to work independently.
  • ·      Positions will start May 1st, working from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Please forward cover letter, resume & three references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX:  (403) 653-4641 or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

CLOSING DATE: NOON, MONDAY JANUARY 29, 2018

  • All applications received by the deadline will be considered. However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.
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Dec
20
10:00 AM10:00

Part-Time Custodian - Cardston Jr High School

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Westwind School Division Invites applications for the position:

PART-TIME, 20 hours/week CUSTODIAN at Cardston Jr High School (Competition No CJHS-12-2017-CUS.) 

The hours will be assigned sometime during the afternoon shift between 3pm & 11pm

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Custodial experience preferred.
  • Must know how to work as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of equipment and chemicals an asset.
  • WHIMIS Training an asset.

Positions to start January 8, 2018

The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and a child welfare check before employment begins

Please forward cover letter, resume and 3 references:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, AB  T0K 0K0

or  FAX:  (403) 653-4641  or email to:

pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

CLOSING DATE: NOON, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2017

All applications received by the deadline will be considered. However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Dec
13
9:00 AM09:00

Teacher - Spring Glen Elementary School

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Westwind School Division # 74 Invites applications for the position of: TEACHER

.5 Temporary at SPRING GLEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Competition No. SGES-12-2017-TCHR)

  • The positions will commence January 29, 2018 & conclude June 30, 2018
  • Successful candidates will teach in Grade 4
  • The successful candidates will have:

    • a sound understanding of formative & summative assessment practices
    • a sound understanding of curriculum and reporting outcomes as well
    • Successful candidates will have excellence in literacy instruction
    • Successful candidates will be a passionate life long learner
    • Successful candidates will be a master teacher or driven to become one
    • Successful candidates will be a collaborative evidence based professional
    • Successful candidates must hold a Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate
    • The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

       Please forward cover letter, resume and 3 written references to:

      Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools 

      Westwind School Division No. 74 Box 10, 445 Main Street

      Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

      FAX: (403) 653-4641 or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

      This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  Strong consideration will be given to applicants who submit their application by NOON, DECEMBER 13, 2017

      All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

Teacher - Spring Glen Elementary School

  • The positions will commence January 29, 2017 & conclude June 30, 2017
  • Successful candidates will teach in Grade 4
  • Successful candidates will have excellence in literacy instruction
  • Successful candidates will be a passionate life long learner
  • Successful candidates will be a master teacher or driven to become one
  • Successful candidates will be a collaborative evidence based professional
  • Successful candidates must hold a Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate

The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins

 Please forward cover letter, resume and 3 written references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools 

Westwind School Division No. 74 Box 10, 445 Main Street

Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX: (403) 653-4641 or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  Strong consideration will be given to applicants who submit their application by NOON, DECEMBER 13, 2017

All applications received by the deadline will be considered.  However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Nov
30
9:00 AM09:00

Teacher - Cardston Jr High School

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Westwind School Division # 74 Invites applications for the position of: TEACHER

1.0 Probationary at CARDSTON JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Competition No. CJHS-11-2017-TCHR)

  • Full-Time Probationary Teacher to teach Language Arts & Social Studies
  • This position will start February 1, 2018, & conclude June 30, 2018.
  • The successful candidates will have:

    • a sound understanding of formative & summative assessment practices
    • a sound understanding of curriculum and reporting outcomes as well,
  • the successful candidates will be able to lead in adolescent literacy, develop protocol & interventions of all levels of readers

The successful candidates will:

  • have a Language Arts or Social Studies major or experience teaching Language Arts or Social Studies
  • be willing to work cooperatively with others
  • work with Professional Learning Communities (PLC)
  • Literacy skills, and reading intervention will be an asset for this position
  • General considerations will include a strong understanding of Professional Learning Communities and how teaching strategies, assessment for and of learning, differentiation and interventions are all intertwined to produce positive student learning.  The successful applicants will be able to use technology as a tool to improve student learning.  Experience an asset. 
  • Successful candidates must hold a valid Alberta Teacher Teaching Certificate.
  • The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins.

Please forward cover letter, resume and 3 written letters of references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX: (403) 653-4641, or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

CLOSING DATE: NOON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017

     All applications received by the deadline will be considered.   However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.   

The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. 

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