About High Prairie School Division No.48
Employing more than 500 staff across 13 schools, High Prairie School Division No.48 provides quality education to approximately 3,200 students, from Kindergarten to Grade-12.
The High Prairie School Division No.48 spans an area of over 370 kilometres and six of our schools are located within the High Prairie and Slave Lake region. Additional education facilities are also located in Kinuso, Joussard, Donnelly and Falher, Alberta.
With our head office conveniently located in High Prairie, we aim to provide outstanding support services to the students we serve.
At High Prairie School Division No.48, we strive to ensure that all of our staff members enjoy a successful and rewarding career with a world-class education organization. You will also see first-hand the difference you can make to the future of our community!
About High Prairie, Alberta
Prominently situated in the heart of Alberta’s picturesque Mighty Peace Country, High Prairie is a thriving community of 3,000 people and is widely regarded, by visitors and residents alike, as one of the Province’s best kept secrets.
Comprised of a rich, unique and multifaceted blend of cultures, including Anglophone, Francophone and Aboriginal, the region is driven by a strong economic engine, fueled by key sectors such as agriculture, forestry, oil and gas and tourism.
High Prairie offers unsurpassed natural beauty, a wealth of recreational activities, and adapts perfectly to all seasons. With camping, hiking, fishing and golf in the summer, you can look forward to snowmobiling, skiing, ice hockey and curling in the winter months. The area also boasts rodeo grounds, baseball diamonds, an equestrian centre and aquatic centre. For those who prefer a more relaxed pace, there is also a town library and local museum.
With a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, affordable housing and an unwavering commitment to fostering a safe community for all, High Prairie is an ideal place to raise a family.
Come and see for yourself all that High Prairie has to offer, or simply visit our website.
About the Opportunity
Currently, High Prairie School Division No. 48 is searching for an experienced Secretary-Treasurer in High Prairie, Alberta.
The Secretary-Treasurer is the senior business and financial officer of the Board and its Corporate Secretary. Providing leadership and coordination of financial and business affairs, you will contribute to educational efficiency and progress, as well as provide advice to the Superintendent on relevant matters. Acting on behalf of the Board of Education, you will also support the goals and objectives of education.
Additionally, the Secretary-Treasurer maintains responsibility for Transportation, Information Technology, Capital Projects, Operations and Maintenance Services, Records, and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP). The Secretary-Treasurer is responsible directly to the Superintendent for reporting on progress and the achievement of outcomes associated to these areas. Specific roles and related responsibilities are herein provided.
As a key member of the Senior Administrative Leadership Team, the Secretary-Treasurer’s responsibilities will include but are not be limited to:
In order to qualify for this role, you must possess a valid drivers licence and an acceptable Criminal Record Check which includes CPIC, Vulnerable Sectors and Local Indices search.
Our ideal candidate will have the ability to work within a team and independently without supervision and a CMA, CPA, or a degree in Business Management combined with previous experience working with a school division would be considered an asset.
About the Benefits
In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary package, commensurate with your qualifications and experience.
In addition, you can look forward to the following array of benefits:
That's not all! High Prairie School Division No.48 understands that professional development is important to staff retention. All employees are encouraged to partake in open conversations with management to pinpoint any opportunities that exist for professional development, and the organization will subsidize the cost of courses/training where appropriate.
Upon joining us, you will find a skilled team that is positive and supportive. Our employees enjoy the fun, children-focused environment, and you’ll appreciate being encouraged to reach for your full potential.
For a unique opportunity to bring your experience to a unique collaboration of schools in High Prairie, Alberta - Apply Now!
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