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K-9 Public Charter School

Almadina School Society, doing business as Almadina Language Charter Academy – a public charter school, seeks a part-time (minimum 0.6 FTE) Secretary Treasurer for our school authority for a 1 year contract with a 3 month probationary period. The schools deliver the Alberta Program of Studies with a focus on English language acquisition to over 1,000 students in grades 1 to 9 and 44 children in full day ECS. Teachers in our system have Alberta certification and are associate members of the Alberta Teachers’ Association. The Secretary Treasurer serves as a key member of the administrative team, is responsible for fiscal management and reports directly to the Superintendent of Schools.

The role of the successful candidate will be to:

  • administer policies and provide leadership in financial practice and strategic planning;
  • provide day to day financial oversight with hands-on posting and reconciliation;
  • be responsible for all financial and statutory reporting, act as liaison with banks and auditors;
  • ensure that comprehensive internal controls are operating and regularly assessed;


The candidate must:

  • have Canadian professional certification (CPA, CMA, CGA, CA);
  • have at least 4 years of progressively more responsible financial administration preferably in a school board setting;
  • have good experience with hands-on accounting and Canadian payroll requirements;
  • possess excellent interpersonal and administrative skills; and
  • be a team player who ensures accountability in their area of responsibility.


Additional assets :

  • familiarity with the annual reporting cycle for Alberta Education;
  • experience reporting for and to boards of non-profit Canadian charities;
  • demonstrated leadership and change agent performance; and/or
  • familiarity with the Alberta public charter school movement.


Applications and Other Documents:

Please submit your electronic application including a cover letter, a copy of your Canadian professional designation, resume, and three recent professional references (names, positions and telephone contact information) to the attention of: Pamula Sando, Executive Secretary @

A clear, current Police Information and Vulnerable Sector Search Check is a condition of employment and must be received prior to employment. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.


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