The Fort Vermilion School Division services approximately 3500 students and to do so there is a need for more than 520 staff members.  The Human Resources department faces the challenge of hiring and maintaining qualified staff in the following areas:

  • Teachers
  • School Support Staff
  • Administration
  • Transportation
  • Maintenance
  • Information Technology
  • Staff throughout the Division are asked to contact the following people if you have questions: 

Scot Leys, Assistant Superintendent of Operations (

  • Human resources questions
    • Collective Agreement
    • Terms of Employment
    • Negotiations
    • Staff evaluations
  • Conflict resolution
  • Leadership development
  • Other questions, operational in nature

Susan Derksen - Executive Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent of Operations (

  • Evaluation list and collection of evaluations
  • FVSD teacher training grant
  • Alberta teaching certificate questions
  • Substitute teacher list
  • Teacher and School Administrator contracts
  • Collective Agreement
  • Terms of Employment
  • Student Teachers

Joanne Smith - Payroll Administrator (

  • Support staff salary and benefits
  • Support staff maternity leave (SUB plan)
  • Support staff records of employment
  • Teachers' Retirement Fund (ATRF) 

Deanna Newman - HR/Payroll Assistant

  • Professional staff salary and benefits
  • Professional staff maternity leave (SUB plan)
  • Professional staff records of employment
  • Proof of previous teaching experience
  • Notification to teachers regarding vacancies