Education Assistant

Closing Date: July 30, 2023 12:00 am
Type: Hourly

Position Title:  Education Assistant – 16 Month Contract – Start Date – August 21, 2023

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, July 30, 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.