Education Assistant

Closing Date: September 10, 2023 12:00 am
Type: Hourly

Position Title: Education Assistant – Contract – 16 months

Position Description:
The Education Assistant is responsible for providing support to the Education Manager. Duties include handling incoming and outgoing mail; preparing documents with the assistance of the Education Manager. They will implement the policies and ensure drivers are adhering to policies as established by Fort William First Nation.

Major Responsibilities:
• Maintain monthly communication with post-secondary students
• Provide guidance to Post-Secondary students
• Keep up to date database and files on all Post-Secondary Students
• Maintain contact with School Bus Drivers and Monitors
• Monitor school bus drivers/monitors hours of work
• Ensure all bus routes all covered
• Prepare cheque requisitions and purchase orders
• Implement policies as established by Fort William First Nation
• Receive and respond to inquiries and request
• Ensure filing systems are maintained and up to date
• Must be able to work on own with minimal supervision
• Perform other related duties as required

• Understanding of the Fort William First Nation cultural and traditions is a definite asset
• Strong problem-solving and communications skills, including evidence of structured thinking and an ability to inspire confidence and passion in others;
• High school diploma or equivalent, preference will be given to candidate with post-secondary diploma.
• Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other related computer skills.
• Knowledge of financial procedures
• Attention to detail
• Required to carry and answer on-call phone after hours.

Job Posting Closing Date: Applications, consisting of a cover letter and resume with three (3) references, must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, 2023.

Please direct your application to the attention of:

Donna Mullen, HR Assistant
Ph: 807-623-9543 ext. 806 Fax: 807-623-5190
Email: [email protected]

When hand delivering; ensure that your application is date stamped and a copy provided to you.