Term Grade 5 Teacher for West Park

At Border Land School Division, we strive to “empower responsible citizens within our communities.” To establish a positive school culture, we offer strong academic programming that is complimented with a range of other school activities. Students are invited to learn, grow and discover what it means to be part of a diverse community that focuses on strong relationships and academic excellence. BLSD is “committed to fostering inspiring educational opportunities, meaningful relationships, and engaging citizens.” 

Competition #: 21-024


The successful candidate will retain a 1.0 FTE (100%) full-time term position as a Grade 5 Classroom Teacher at École West Park School.  École West Park is a Grade 4 – 6 school with 220 students located in Altona, Manitoba.  This position will commence September 7, 2021 and conclude December 17, 2021.  Background and experience in middle years is considered an asset for this position.  We are looking for candidates who can work as an effective team member and has the ability to connect with diverse groups of students.  In addition, preference will be given to candidates who are self-motivated and are willing to learn and implement best teaching practices.

Qualifications and Experience:

  1.  Must hold a valid Manitoba Teaching Certificate
  2.  Preference will be given to a teacher with related teaching experience

Salary and Benefits:

The compensation package for this position is in accordance with the collective agreement between Border Land School Division and the Border Land Teachers’ Association of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society. 



For consideration, please forward the following documents:

  1.  Teacher Application Form
  2.  Cover Letter & Resume

For further information, please contact:

Cheryl Janzen, Principal of École West Park School – (204) 324-5319


Please submit in confidence to:

Kelsie Bell – Human Resource Manager

Border Land School Division

120-9th Street NW

Altona, MB R0G 0B1

Phone: 204-324-6491

Email: HRManager@blsd.ca

Closing Date:  April 15, 2021 at 12 pm (noon)

Employment is contingent upon the provision of clear Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Border Land School Division

Border Land School Division acknowledges that the communities and schools located within Border Land School Division sit on Treaty 1 and Treaty 3 land, the original lands of the Anishinaabe peoples and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.

Border Land School Division respects the treaties that were made on these treaty areas and we dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with our Indigenous communities in a spirit of truth, reconciliation and collaboration.