Board Office Administrative Assistant
The Protestant Separate School Board of the Town of Penetanguishene
Penetanguishene, ON

The Protestant Separate School Board of the Town of Penetanguishene


One Full-Time Contracted Board Office Administrative Assistant

28 – 35 hours weekly

(Open Position – 12-Month Maternity Leave Contract)


All positions at The Protestant Separate School Board of the Town of Penetanguishene support the Board’s priority of providing an educational environment that encourages all students to achieve their full potential towards well-being – spiritually, academically, physically, and socially – in preparation toward becoming contributing members of society.

The Full-Time Contracted Board Office Administrative Assistant provides administrative services at the Board Office.


The Manager of Finance and Treasurer. Duties are to be assigned by the Manager of Finance and Treasurer, in consultation with the Supervisory Officer.


  • Receive and direct phone calls;
  • Greet visitors to the Board Office;
  • Maintain confidential records and office files;
  • Open and distribute mail;
  • Review and edit reports;
  • Assist in preparing year-end documents for auditors;
  • Track day-to-day School and Board staff attendance;
  • Prepare correspondence for Board members;
  • Record and control accounts receivable and accounts payable;
  • Provide purchase orders and maintain vendor correspondence;
  • Update manuals as needed;
  • Assist in preparing agenda and Board packages for Board meetings;
  • Research and assist with the preparation of motions for Board meetings;
  • Recording secretary for Board meetings and preparation of minutes for submission to the Ministry of Education, Supervisory Officer, and Trustees
  • Assist with the preparation of new and revised policies;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A post-secondary diploma/degree and/or equivalent experience;
  • Knowledge of office administration and bookkeeping procedures;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality concerning financial and employee files.


The following skills will be considered assets:

  • Experience with QuickBooks accounting software;
  • Knowledge and experience with Windows 10;
  • A background in education and/or accounting, and knowledge of council and committee systems.

Qualified candidates should forward their letter of application and résumé, in person, by email, or through the Indeed website to:

Sean Turner, Manager of Finance & Treasurer

The Protestant Separate School Board of the Town of Penetanguishene

2 Poyntz Street, Unit 48, Box 107

Penetanguishene, ON | L9M 1M2

sturner @

Applications must be submitted by: Thursday, October 31, 2019, 3:30pm

Applicants are thanked for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time