Assistant I 5hrs/9mo

Kent School District - Kent, WA (30+ days ago)3.8

include the following:
  • Provides secretarial support, including typing and/or word processing, graphics, data entry, file maintenance, materials organization and duplication, information recording, and records control.
  • Acts as office receptionist, answer telephones and greets visitors; may open, sort, and screen incoming mail.
  • Assists in preparation of materials, including collating, sorting, and stapling; assists with materials distribution.
  • Assists with the production/duplication of staff materials, including routine use and maintenance of copier equipment (i.e., toner supply, paper supply, routine maintenance checks); may use laminator equipment and ditto or similar machines; produces transparencies; maintains related equipment/production records.
  • Assists with the accounting and reporting of school records as directed including, but not limited to, student records, financial records, and general school records.
  • In elementary positions, performs supervision of playground during recess and other scheduled student activities as directed.
  • Monitors student behavior and takes appropriate actions; maintains related records; may monitor student behavior at crosswalks, bus loading, or in a lunchroom.
  • Assists with the daily attendance reporting system, including home-school absence communications as directed.
  • Assists with the production and/or distribution of school correspondence, such as building calendars and handbooks; school, district, and community newsletter information; and general public relations information.
  • Provides for a friendly, open, and safe atmosphere in the secretarial office and school reception area.
  • Maintains a high degree of confidentiality with regard to all district-related matters and records.
  • Provides assistance to other staff, as needed.
  • Maintains adequate supplies for office operations; conducts inventory as required or necessary.
  • Supervises student teacher assistants.
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent educational experience; additional related training desirable; or any combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work.
  • Completion of Kent School District’s clerical testing at the administrative assistant I (C) level, with a score of 70% or higher. Contact 253.373.7209 to schedule testing.
  • Valid first aid, CPR card, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training and knowledge of modern emergency health-care procedures required for school positions.
  • **To be considered for this position the candidate must meet the above required qualifications.

  • Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, and English usage.
  • Ability to operate an office computer; word processing skills desirable.
  • Ability to operate modern office machines, including office copier, FAX, and calculator.
  • Ability to maintain timely, accurate, and efficient record keeping, including preparation of reports from office records.
  • Ability to learn new operations, procedures, processes, and use of new equipment.
  • Ability to organize, set priorities, and work effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to exercise sound independent judgment, including appropriate handling of confidential matters.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, and the general public and ability to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups.
  • Customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to communicate in a second language.
  • Experience working with a diverse student population and the specific school demographics.
  • Ability to exhibit multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity with the ability to communicate effectively with all cultural groups in the school community.
  • Desired characteristics are: flexibility; ability to organize ideas, time and materials to accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop favorable relationships with students; and willingness to model behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and the community.