Trustee By-Election for Ward 3

The Portage la Prairie School Division is in search of someone to fill a School Trustee position in Ward 3 via a by-election.

Nomination begins August 7, 2024 and election day is September 18, 2024.

Individuals interested in standing for Trustee can find further details regarding ward boundaries, geographical location, requirements, and the process at this link.

Ward 3 Trustee By-Election Information


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Shaping Futures - Impacting Lives

The Portage la Prairie School Division is committed to providing excellent educational programs to help students learn and mature. The Division believes strongly in the concept of community and promotes the provision of appropriate programs to meet the varied needs of students in regular classrooms from neighbourhood schools.

The Division is approximately 1,500 square kilometers in size. We have about 3,500 students in Kindergarten to Grade 12 and provide teachers and programs to schools in 9 area Hutterite colonies.

All current job postings are located and applications are made through CIMS Job Connect or Apply to Education.

Required Information

Depending on the position being applied for, the following information or documentation may be required:

  • Personal Information
  • Qualifications, Language Skills, Experience, and References
  • Resume and Cover Letter
  • Supporting Documents such as Teaching Certificates, Reference Letters, and Transcripts
  • Background checks including Criminal Records & Child Abuse Registry Check

Preference will be given to applicants willing to relocate within the boundaries of the Portage la Prairie School Division. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Collective Agreements are in effect. Candidates under contract must have permission from their Superintendent to apply. Reference checks will be conducted.

Employment in Portage la Prairie School Division is dependent on providing suitable results from a Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check. The checks must have been completed in the past six months.

Please call 204-857-8756 if you have problems with the application process.

Child Abuse Registry Checks are performed by the Province of Manitoba, Child Abuse Registry Unit. Instructions for obtaining a Child Abuse Registry Self-Check are available on-line by visiting the provincial website.

Visit your local police or RCMP detachment. You will be required to complete the necessary forms, provide photo identification for verification, and submit the applicable processing fee. Please note that you will be employed in a “position of trust” (i.e., a position that requires an individual to work with children, seniors or challenged persons) and, as such, you must inform the police service of this and authorize them to conduct a Vulnerable Sector Search as part of the Criminal Record Check.