Nov
22
9:00 AM09:00

Teacher - Raymond Jr High School

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Westwind School Division # 74 Invites applications for the position of: Teacher 1.0 Temporary at Raymond Jr High School (Competition No. RJHS-11-2017-TCHR)

Full-Time Temp Teacher to teach Jr High School Social Studies, Science & a computer class.  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
      • The successful candidates will be able to lead in adolescent literacy and develop protocol for needs of all levels of readers
      • The successful candidates will:
        • have a Science, Social Studies or Math major or experience teaching Science Social Studies or Math
        • 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 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 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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Nov
21
10:30 AM10:30

Teacher - Cardston Elementary School

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Westwind School Division # 74 Invites applications for a Part-Time Temporary TEACHER 0.5 FTE at CARDSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Competition No. CES-11-2017-TCHR)

  • The positions will commence January 9, 2017 & conclude June 30, 2017
  • Successful candidates will teach in Grade 5 Social Studies, Science & Art
  • 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, NOVEMBER 21, 2017

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

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Nov
21
9:00 AM09:00

Assistant Librarian - Magrath Schools

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Invites applications for the position of: 

 ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN Part-Time Temporary

20 hours/week at MAGRATH SCHOOLS (Competition No. MHS-11-2017-LIB)

The successful candidate will: 

  • Be able to plan & execute library programming
  • Be competent in the operation of a computer and able to work with Microsoft Office programs
  • Enjoy working with students from K-12 in a busy environment that requires multi-tasking
  • Have the ability to learn quickly, perform tasks efficiently in an organized manner, and work independently
  • Have knowledge of and familiarity with books for children and young adults an asset
  • This position will begin ASAP, & conclude at the end of the 2017/2018 school year

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

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

CLOSING DATE: NOON, TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2017

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

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Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

Teacher - Stirling School

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Westwind School Division # 74 Invites applications for the 1.0 FTE temporary position of TEACHER at Stirling School (SS-11-2017-TCHR)

  • Full-Time Temporary Junior High School Social Studies, Science & Math Teacher
  • 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
  • The successful candidates will be able to lead in adolescent literacy and develop protocol for needs of all levels of readers
  • The successful candidates will:
  • have a Science, Social Studies or Math major or experience teaching Science Social Studies or Math
  • 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 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 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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Nov
7
to Nov 17

Director of Finance

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE (Competition No. CO-11-2017-DOF)

 The Westwind School Division #74 invites applications for the position of Director of Finance to commence as soon as possible.  The successful candidate will report to the Secretary Treasurer and will work closely with the members of the Central Office Administration. 

Primary responsibilities will include administering and preparation of the budget and financial statement documents.

General responsibilities include:

1.     Prepare annual division budget as directed by the Superintendent of Schools and the Secretary Treasurer.

2.     Assure the preparation and maintenance of accurate business and financial records including the timely submission of provincial and divisional reports to the Secretary Treasurer, Alberta Education, Alberta Infrastructure and other agencies as required.

3.     Monitor, review and ensure compliance with all laws and regulations related to school finance and other business functions.

4.     Coordinate and manage all matters related to the external auditing of all fiscal aspect of programs and schools in the division including the development of the divisional financial statements.

5.     Conduct internal auditing examination of all fiscal aspects of programs and schools including school generated funds.

6.     Administer trust and scholarship funds and any associated reporting requirements.

7.     Oversee Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, journal entries. 

8.     Applications to Alberta Education, Alberta Infrastructure, and other agencies for all funding related to instruction, transportation, plant operations and maintenance, administration and facilities. 

9.     Work annually with external auditors. 

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

1.     A recognized professional accounting designation (CGA, CA, CMA) or a combination of related training and experience.

2.     Several years of effective experience in school business administration, corporate, governmental or private sector experience.

3.     Proficiency in the use of computerized accounting and other relevant computer systems.

4.     Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships.

5.     Exemplary communication skills and a demonstrated ability to write and verbally present clear and concise financial and related reports.

To ensure consideration, applications including a cover letter, resume, and three written references, must be submitted no later than Noon November 17, 2017

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Box 10, 445 Main Street

Cardston, AB T0K 0K0

Phone: (403) 653-4991  Fax: (403) 653-4641

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

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

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Nov
2
11:00 AM11:00

Educational Assistant - Raymond Elementary School

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Invites applications for the position of: Part-Time EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT, 14.5 hrs/wk

at RAYMOND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, (Competition No. RES-10-2017-EA)

  • Current first aid certification an asset
  • Good communications skills an asset
  • This position will be working with high needs students in the mornings

 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 references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74, Box 10, 445 Main Street, Cardston, AlbertaT0K 0K0

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

Applications to be received no later than: NOON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017

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

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Oct
30
11:30 AM11:30

Associate Superintendent - Business Services

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Associate Superintendent Business Services

The Westwind Board of Trustees invites applications for the position of Associate Superintendent – Business Services for Westwind School Division #74. Duties to commence as soon as possible, or as mutually agreed.

The Division

Westwind School Division is located in the Southwest corner of the province of Alberta. The board office is located in the heart of downtown Cardston and is an easy 45-minute drive from Lethbridge. Westwind serves the communities of Cardston, Magrath, Raymond, Stirling, Mountain View, Hill Spring and Glenwood.

The division employs approximately 500 staff and serves approximately 4400 students in 12 regular schools, one alternative school, and 19 Hutterite Colony Schools. Our student population, includes residents from Cardston County and the County of Warner and the Blood Reserve. The division’s operating budget for 2017-2018 is approximately 52 million.

The Position

Reporting to the Superintendent/CEO, and supported by strong finance, corporate, transportation and facilities teams, the Associate Superintendent – Business Services is responsible for overall financial and corporate administration of the Division.  As a key member of the senior leadership team, this role includes corporate secretary and treasurer to the board, FOIP coordinator, negotiating committee member and supervisor for transportation, operations and maintenance, technology.

The Region

Tourism and Agriculture along with their related industries engage most of the workforce in our area. In addition, local hospitals and senior living centres are significant employers. The division is located near Waterton Lakes National Park and is well known for its beauty and abundant opportunities for year-round outdoor pursuits.

The Candidate

The board seeks a strong leader and team builder who has the skills and experience to manage various departments and projects in a collaborative manner. A systems thinker and strong communicator, the candidate will support the work of the Superintendent and Board in all aspects of financial, corporate and legal transactions.

Qualifications

Desired qualifications include degree/diploma in business administration, accounting or public administration. It is preferred that the candidate have significant experience in responsible financial administration in a school system setting. A competitive compensation package is provided.

Applications

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. However, applications received by October 30, 2017 will be assured of careful consideration. 

Email applications by October 30, 2017, including a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least four written references together with complete phone contact information in a single PDF file to:   pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

No paper copies will be accepted

Westwind School Division thanks all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.           

    IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education

  • Bachelor Degree in Commerce/Business Administration with an Accounting designation
  • MBA would be a definite asset

Professional Experience

  • Significant, successful, broad based leadership experience, preferably in a school board setting.
  • Demonstrated strong communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Knowledge of current business and project management practices and legislation for Alberta.

Leadership Style/Skills

  • Approachable, willing to spend time with and listen to department/school concerns.
  • Strong people skills, team builder, contributing member of senior leadership team.
  • Collaborative, compassionate, values relationships, sense of humor.
  • Able to assemble a strong team and build capacity in each of his/her departments.
  • Systems thinker, strong communications skills, hard worker, flexible in viewpoints.
  • Straight-forward, timely, able to explain succinctly in layman’s terms.
  • Provides support to the Board and Superintendent.
  • Quick study, willing to approach Alberta Education and others for answers.
  • Is committed to building strong working relationships within the District and with our school communities.
  • Maintains a healthy balance between personal life and work.

Financial Management

  • Supervises the management of financial affairs of the District and all of its schools. including banking operations, budget advice and training.
  • Demonstrates strengths in planning, delegating, time management, assignment of responsibilities and ensures successful completion of tasks.
  • Is able to work collaboratively in order to optimize financial operations for maximum student advantage.
  • Is knowledgeable and has an understanding of technology applications to enhance organization and learning effectiveness.
  • Coordinates the preparation of the annual budget, monthly statements and audited financial statements.
  • Coordinates timely financial reports to the Board and is able to explain in layman's terms.
  • Supports an appropriate balance between central and site based decision making.

Corporate and Support Services

  • Is approachable and has the capability to work effectively with central and school based administrators, staff and parents
  • Provides advice and recommendations on matters affecting corporate services, transportation, maintenance, technology and capital projects.
  • Develops, maintains and monitors the implementation of administrative procedures for corporate services, transportation, maintenance and technology.
  • Supports the Board and Superintendent in the development of meeting agendas, attends meetings, and ensures maintenance of accurate minutes.
  • Facilitates, in collaboration with the Facilities Manager, the successful planning and execution of all modernization and new construction projects, including development of the Facility Master Plan and capital project submissions
  • Assists in the negotiation of the Board/ATA Collective agreements and other employee groups.
  • Provides for the effective supervision and performance evaluation of employees in departments responsible to the Secretary-Treasurer.
  • Develops and monitors administrative procedures for property management, insurance, inventory, student information, FOIP, central records, administration of grants and disaster services.
  • Prepares and executes all contracts, leases, bylaws and plebiscites.
  • Other duties, as assigned by the Superintendent/CEO.

 

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Oct
23
9:30 AM09:30

Educational Assistant - Spring Glen Elementary School

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Westwind School Division No 74 Invites applications for the position of:

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT, Part-Time, 14 hours per week at

SPRING GLEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Competition No. SGES-10-2017-EA)

  •  To work one-on-one with a student in Preschool
  • Current first aid certification an asset
  • Good communications skills an asset
  • This position will include lunch supervision
  • This position will include transporting a student into Cardston for additional programming

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 references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools, 

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street, Cardston, AlbertaT0K 0K0

FAX: (403) 653-4641

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

Applications to be received no later than: NOON, MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017

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

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Oct
20
8:30 AM08:30

Educational Assistant - Wolf Creek Colony School

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Westwind School Division  Invites applications for

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT (Part-time - 15 hours/week) at the

WOLF CREEK COLONY SCHOOL  (Competition No. WCC-10-2017-EA)

  • Part-Time to work one-on-one with a grade 5 student
  • This position consists of 5 mornings a week, 3 hours per morning
  • This position includes working with a student that has a limited attention span and some dyslexia
  • This position begins immediately, and concludes June 28, 2018. 

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

CLOSING DATE: NOON, FRIDAY OCTOBER 20, 2017

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

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Oct
12
11:30 AM11:30

Educational Assistant - Magrath Jr/Sr High School

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Invites applications for the position of: TEMPORARY EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT

at the MAGRATH JR/SR. HIGH SCHOOL (Full-time – 29 hrs/wk) 

(Competition No. MHS-10-2017-EA)

  • The successful candidate must be willing to work collaboratively with a team
  • The successful candidate 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.
  • This position will start as soon as possible

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 references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74 Box 10, 445 Main Street, Cardston, ABT0K 0K0

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

CLOSING DATE: NOON, THURSDAY OCTOBER 12, 2017

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

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Oct
4
11:00 AM11:00

Teacher - Magrath Elementary School

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Invites applications for the position of: TEACHER (0.5 FTE Temporary)

MAGRATH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Competition No. MES-10-2017-TCHR)

  • This position will commence mid October, 2017, & conclude the earlier of June 30, 2018 OR the return of the teacher you are replacing
  • The successful candidate will teach grade 6 science in the afternoons
  • The successful candidate will have a knowledge and understanding of professional learning communities, & be willing to work collaboratively with others
  • The successful candidate will have a good understanding of Project Based Learning (PBL)
  • Successful candidate must hold a valid Alberta Teaching Certificate

The successful candidate 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 written reference letters to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74, Box 10, 445 Main Street, Cardston, AlbertaT0K 0K0

or FAX: (403) 653-4641

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

CLOSING DATE: NOON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017

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

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Sep
28
11:30 AM11:30

Educational Assistant - Spring Glen Jr High School

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Invites applications for the position of: 

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT, TEMPORARY Part-Time, 15 hours per week at

SPRING GLEN JR HIGH SCHOOL, (Competition No. SGJH-09-EA)

  •  To work with a variety of students in grades 6 - 9
  • Positive communication skills an asset
  • Current first aid certification an asset
  • This position will start ASAP, & concludes December 21, 2017
  • Hour of work will be determined in consultation with the principal

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 references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74, Box 10, 445 Main Street, Cardston, AlbertaT0K 0K0

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

Applications to be received no later than:

NOON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

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

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Sep
28
11:00 AM11:00

Educational Assistant - Cardston Elementary School

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Invites applications for the position of: 

TEMPORARY EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT, Part-Time 12 hours per week at

CARDSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, (Competition No. CES-09-2017-TempEA)

  • To work in the 3-year old preschool program
  • Current first aid certification an asset
  • Good communications skills an asset
  • This position will start ASAP, & continue for the remainder of the 2017/2018 school year, or the return of the employee being replaced, whichever comes first
  •  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 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, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

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Sep
27
11:00 AM11:00

Educational Assistant - Mt View School

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Westwind School Division No 74 Invites applications for the position of:

FOODS EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT (15 hours/week) at

MT VIEW SCHOOL, (Competition No. MTV-09-2017-EA)

POSITION:

  • This position be for 3 hours per day, & will start at 7:00am or 7:30am working in the foods program
  • The successful candidate is responsible for food prep, menu planning and developing a nutrition education program
  • Experience in the food industry would be an asset
  • A Food Safe handling permit is required or need to be obtained

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, AlbertaT0K 0K0

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

Applications to be received no later than:

NOON, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

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

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Sep
27
11:00 AM11:00

Educational Assistant - Raymond Elementary School

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Westwind School Division No 74 Invites applications for the position of:

FOODS EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT (25 hours/week) at

RAYMOND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, (Competition No. RES-09-2017-EA FOOD)

POSITION:

  • This position be for 5 hours per day, & will start at 7:00am or 7:30am working in the foods program
  • The successful candidate is responsible for food prep, menu planning and developing a nutrition education program
  • Experience in the food industry would be an asset
  • A Food Safe handling permit is required or need to be obtained

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, AlbertaT0K 0K0

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

Applications to be received no later than:

NOON, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

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

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Bus Operator
Sep
19
11:00 AM11:00

Bus Operator

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Westwind School Division invites applications for the position of School Bus Operator for the Raymond Area.  (RAY-08-2017-BUS)

  • This position consists of morning & afternoon runs
  • Class II Driver Licence required or currently working toward
  • "S" Endorsement will be given preference
  • This position will start on September 1, 2017

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 # 74
PO Box 10, 445 Main St
Cardston, AB T0K 0K0

Fax 403-653-4641

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

Closing Date - Noon, Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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

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Communications Officer
Sep
15
to Sep 22

Communications Officer

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The Communications Officer is responsible for researching, planning, implementing and evaluating communications, marketing, and public relations functions and initiatives of the School Division. These include planning, initiating, and evaluating a comprehensive, effective, and engaging communications program. Expertise in designing or maintaining websites on Squarespace is essential to the position. Expertise in writing articles, reports and promotional materials, as well as skills in photography, videography, and social media are essential qualities of the successful candidate.

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Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Educational Assistant - Magrath Elementary School

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Invites applications for the position of: EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT (Part-Time 24 hours/week)

MAGRATH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, (Competition No. MES-09-2017-EA)

POSITION:

  • The successful candidate must be willing to work collaboratively with a team
  • The successful candidate will be working with kindergarten age students
  • Current First Aide certificate an asset
  • This position is Monday – Thursday, and will start ASAP

The successful candidate 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, AlbertaT0K 0K0

FAX: (403) 653-4641

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

Applications to be received no later than: NOON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

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

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Sep
12
10:30 AM10:30

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT - MT VIEW SCHOOL

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Full-Time, 29 hours per week at MT VIEW SCHOOL (Competition No. MTV-09-EA)

 This position will be working one-on-one with a high needs student.  The successful candidate will need the following traits and strengths:

  • Be able to handle lifting, diapering, and feeding
  • Familiarity with communication devices an asset
  • Be able to work independently, & handle diverse situations while running a unique program for a high needs student
  • Will work closely with a team of professionals that include Speech Language Pathologists (SLP), Physical Therapist (PT), & Occupational Therapist (OT)
  • Positive communication skills with staff, students, & parents an asset
  • Current first aid certification an asset

 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 references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street

Cardston, AlbertaT0K 0K0

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

Applications to be received no later than: NOON, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

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

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Sep
7
11:00 AM11:00

Educational Assistant - Spring Glen Elementary School

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EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT, (15 hours/week)

SPRING GLEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, (Competition No. SGES-09-2017-EA)

This position be for 3 hours per day, & will start at 7:00 am or 7:30 am working in the foods program.

  • The successful candidates must be a team player, have a positive attitude and good organizational skills
  • Experience in the food industry would be 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. 

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, AlbertaT0K 0K0

FAX: (403) 653-4641

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

Applications to be received no later than: NOON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

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

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Aug
30
12:30 PM12:30

Educational Assistant - MES

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MAGRATH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

(Competition No. MES-08-2017-EA)

POSITION: 1 Full-time (29 hrs/wk) position

  • Experience working with high needs children an asset
  • Must have a current Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare Check before employment begins
  • Current first aide certification an asset
  • Good communication skills an asset

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, AlbertaT0K 0K0

FAX:  (403) 653-4641

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

Applications to be received no later than NOON, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017

All applications received by the deadline will be considered, however, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.  

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Aug
30
12:30 PM12:30

Educational Assistant - CJHS

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CARDSTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

(Competition No. CJHS-08-2017-EA)

POSITION: 1 Part-time (15 hrs/wk) position

  • To work with developing learners
  • Must have a current Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare Check in place before employment begins
  • Current first aide certification an asset
  • Good communication skills an asset

    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, AlbertaT0K 0K0

    FAX:  (403) 653-4641

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

    Applications to be received no later than: NOON, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017

  • All applications received by the deadline will be considered, however, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

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Aug
23
to Aug 30

Educational Assistant - MHS

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Magrath Jr/Sr High School

Competition No. MHS-08-2017-EA

POSITION 1 Full-Time (29 hrs/wk) position

  • Experience working with high needs adolescences an asset
  • Must have a current Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare Check in place before employment begins
  • Current fist aide certification an asset 
  • Good communication skills an asset

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 St

Cardston, AB T0K 0K0

FAX: (403)653-4991

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

Applications received by the deadline will be considered, however, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.  

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Aug
23
11:00 AM11:00

Educational Assistant - New Elm Colony School

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This full-time position is 29 hours per week at New Elm Colony School

Competition No. NEC-08-2017-EA

  • This position will include working with ESL (English as a Second Language) students
  • This position will include providing classroom support

The successful candidate will need to have a current criminal record check and child welfare check in place 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 St Cardston, AB T0K 0K0

or email to

pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

Closing date is NOON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017

All applications received by the deadline will be considered, however, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

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Aug
23
11:00 AM11:00

Temporary Full-Time Teacher - Westwind Alternate School

Westwind School Division invites applications for the following temporary Teaching position

WESTWIND ALTERNATE SCHOOL (Competition No. WAS-08-2017-TCHR)

1 Full-time (1.0 FTE) position (Temporary) at the Westwind Alternate School, Cardston Campus

This position will commence August 28, 2017, & conclude June 30, 2018, OR the return of the teacher, whichever comes first

·The successful candidate will:

  • have the ability to build relationships with a wide variety of people (students, parents, staff, social works, etc) – easy going, compassionate, sense of humor, patient, tolerant & flexible
  • have an entrepreneurial spirit with a sense of purpose in teaching diverse students, recognizing that students learn in different ways & teachers must be prepared for that challenge
  • be competent in, & have experience teaching Industrial Standard Technologies, Sound Studio (recording technologies), CALM & Life Skills, Credit Boot Camp (around CALM), CTS Courses
  • have experience working with FNMI students
  • have knowledge of strategies to help students handle challenging life situations, mental health concerns, anxiety and stress.
  • have 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 note competition number 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 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017

  • All applications received by the deadline will be considered.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be required to submit a criminal record check and a child welfare check and TQS.
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Jun
27
11:30 AM11:30

Educational Assistant at Raymond High School

Westwind School Division is hiring a full time Educational Assistant positions at Raymond High School. This position is 29 hours per week, and will be assigned for part time classroom support and part time working with the show choir program. 

The successful candidate must:

  • be able to work well with others,
  • be skilled at working collaboratively in a team environment, 
  • be skilled at working with and relating to students aged 15-18, and
  • have strong communication skills and patience.

The selected candidate will be required to submit a current criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins. 

Please email your resume, cover letter, and references to pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca, quoting the competition number. Please address the cover letter to:

Ken Sommerfeldt
Superintendent of Schools
Westwind School Division
PO Box 10, 445 Main Street
Cardston, AB T0K 0K0

The deadline for applications is noon on June 27, 2017. All applications received by the deadline will be considered, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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Jun
27
11:00 AM11:00

Educational Assistants at Raymond Junior High School

Westwind School Division is hiring two full time Educational Assistant positions at Raymond Junior High School. This position is 29 hours per week, and will be assigned to provide classroom support. 

The successful candidate must:

  • be able to work well with others,
  • be skilled at working collaboratively in a team environment, 
  • be skilled at working with and relating to students aged 15-18, and
  • have strong communication skills and patience.

The selected candidate will be required to submit a current criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins. 

Please email your resume, cover letter, and references to pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca, quoting the competition number. Please address the cover letter to:

Ken Sommerfeldt
Superintendent of Schools
Westwind School Division
PO Box 10, 445 Main Street
Cardston, AB T0K 0K0

The deadline for applications is noon on June 27, 2017. All applications received by the deadline will be considered, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

 

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Temporary Full-time Teachers at Raymond Elementary School
May
15
11:30 AM11:30

Temporary Full-time Teachers at Raymond Elementary School

Westwind School Division invites applications for two temporary full-time positions covering parental leaves at Raymond Elementary School:

  1. One temporary position for the 2017-2018 school year or the return of the teacher, whichever comes first, and
  2. One temporary position until March 2018 or the return of the teacher, whichever comes first. 

All Elementary positions will hire applicants with the following qualities:

  • Successful candidate will have excellence in literacy instruction, Elem. Literacy Courses would be an asset
  • Successful candidate will be a passionate life long learner
  • Successful candidate will be a master teacher or driven to become one
  • Elementary Literacy Courses would be an asset
  • Successful candidate will be a collaborative evidence based professional
  • General considerations for all positions 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 and 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:

Please forward cover letter, resume, and three written professional references to pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca addressed to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools
Westwind School Division
Box 10, 445 Main Street
Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0

The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Applications received prior to noon on May 15, 2017 are assured of careful consideration.

The competition will remain open until suitable candidates are selected.

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Temporary Full-Time Teacher at New Elm Hutterite Colony School
May
15
11:30 AM11:30

Temporary Full-Time Teacher at New Elm Hutterite Colony School

Westwind School Division is seeking a full-time teacher to cover a parental leave for the 2017-2018 school year, or the return of the teacher from parental leave, whichever is first. The position is at the New Elm Hutterite Colony School.

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 three written professional references to pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca addressed to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools
Westwind School Division
Box 10, 445 Main Street
Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0

The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Applications received prior to noon on May 15, 2017 are assured of careful consideration.

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May
5
1:00 PM13:00

Probationary Part-Time and Full-Time Teachers at Magrath Elementary School

Competition No. MES-05-2017-TCHR 

Westwind School Division invites applications for two temporary full-time positions covering parental leaves at Magrath Elementary School:

  1. One temporary position for the 2017-2018 school year or the return of the teacher, whichever comes first, and
  2. One temporary position until March 2018 or the return of the teacher, whichever comes first. 

All Elementary positions will hire applicants with the following qualities:

  • Successful candidate will have excellence in literacy instruction, Elementary Literacy Courses would be an asset
  • Successful candidate will be a passionate life long learner
  • Successful candidate will be a master teacher or driven to become one
  • Elementary Literacy Courses would be an asset
  • Successful candidate will be a collaborative evidence based professional
  • General considerations for all positions 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 and 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:

Please forward cover letter, resume, and three written professional references to pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca addressed to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools
Westwind School Division
Box 10, 445 Main Street
Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0

The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Applications received prior to noon on May 15, 2017 are assured of careful consideration.

The competition will remain open until suitable candidates are selected.

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