Casual Administrative Assistant


South Shore Regional Centre for Education

The South Shore Regional Centre for Education (SSRCE) practices the culturally responsive pedagogy approach in providing an inclusive, diverse, equitable, safe and healthy education that supports learning and success both personally and academically to the 59,000 residents of Lunenburg and Queens Counties, an area of 5,250 square kilometres and a total of 23 schools.

Regional Centres for Education have Employment Equity Policies and/or processes and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and African ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry. Please ensure that you complete the self-identification portion on the position application.


Job Title: Casual Administrative Assistant  
Employee Group: NSGEU
Raye of Pay $18.39/hr
Location: Schools and Office Locations in Lunenburg & Queens Counties
Start Date: ASAP




•    Completion of Grade 12 and a community college administrative assistant program, or equivalent
•    Related experience in a public office (preferably in education)
•    Accurate word processing, bookkeeping and spreadsheet skills, attention to detail
•    Ability to work under pressure with deadlines
•    Strong interpersonal and time management skills
•    Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with the public


•    Excellent filing, word processing and reception skills
•    Self Starter with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Excellent time management and interpersonal skills
•    Persistence, assertiveness, confidentiality
•    Team player, committed to promoting quality service




The South Shore Regional Centre for Education requires all newly hired employees to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record / Vulnerable Sector Check and a Nova Scotia Child Abuse Register Check. We will accept checks completed within the last 3 months. 


Regional Office based positions require travel and candidates may be required to provide a valid driver's license.  Some school based positions also require travel and candidates may be required to provide a valid driver's license.


Thank you for your interest in the South Shore Regional Centre for Education, however, only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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