Posted: 
2021-10-27
Job Type: 
Part Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Kitchener
SECRETARY (C)

Cameron Heights C.I. Educational Services Applicants will be considered in the following order:

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

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

Reporting to the Principal, through the Office Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the activities of the main office (including but not limited to reception and attendance duties).

The successful applicant for this Educational Support Staff position Level C, will be working 11.19 hours per week, 10 months per year, effective as soon as possible. Hours of Work: TBD

Responsibilities: Respond to telephone calls and perform reception duties; Assist with the daily routine of the main office including computer data entry (i.e. attendance) and report generating;

Assist with the maintenance of attendance records for all students;

Assist with the automated phone system and monitoring of voicemail;

Respond to the concerns of staff, student, parents and the public;

Interact positively with students, staff and community using all modes of communication;

Support the vision, philosophy and procedures of the school; and

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Ability to work collaboratively as member of the administrative team of the school; A Secondary School Graduation Diploma is required;

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

Experience in both using the Trillium Student Information System and applying this knowledge to record keeping and maintaining data integrity is required;

Experience and knowledge of Web Attendance is required;

Experience and knowledge of Filemaker Pro is required;

Knowledge and experience of G-Suite is required;

Excellent interpersonal skills with students, teachers and the public;

Excellent organizational and time management skills;

Ability to complete assigned duties with minimal supervision;

Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form;

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

Previous work experience in a secondary school office would be an asset.Recognizing the significant impact that COVID-19 is having on our world and our ways of doing business, the Board recognizes that the recruitment/selection process may need to be modified to ensure individual and community safety. We are all working through what is an unprecedented time for our schools and our communities. To that end, the Board will be engaging in a different method of interviewing candidates for vacancies. This may include but is not limited to a Google Hangout video-conference interview. Hiring Teams will provide further information to candidates upon request for an interview.

In order to ensure equitable representation in the hiring process, your responses to the Self-Identification job posting question would be of assistance. Your participation in responding to these questions is voluntary and is not required for the completion of this application. If you do not wish to provide this information, simply select the "Prefer not to answer" option.

The Waterloo Region District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to fair and equitable hiring practices that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the diversity of the community we serve, who will foster the success and well-being of our students and who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in the classroom.

We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to: First Nations, Mtis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;

members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;

persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;

persons who identify as women; and

persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.We will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidate participation in the hiring process.

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

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