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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 on 9 area Hutterite colonies.
Depending on the position applied for, the following information or documentation may be required:
- Personal Information
- Qualifications, Language Skills, Experience, References
- Resume and Cover Letter
- Supporting Documents Teaching Certificates, Reference Letters, Transcripts, Criminal Record & Child Abuse Registry Check
Preference will be given to those applicants willing to relocate within the boundaries of the Portage la Prairie School Division. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
Collective agreement 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.
How to Obtain a Child Abuse Registry Check
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.
How To Obtain a Criminal Record Check
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.