Classified Position Opening
|This position’s responsibilities are to provide a variety of secretarial support in a school office, including significant interaction with students, staff, parents and the public. As an educational assistant you provide a wide variety of non-academic assistance and support to students, children and/or infants, and to provide assistance to teachers and the office in an assigned school, including significant interaction with students, staff, parents and the public.
Provides secretarial support to a school office; performs skilled word processing, data entry and typing.
Answers telephones and assists visitors; provides a variety of customer service and public relations to staff, students, parents, administrators, substitutes, other agencies and the community; answers informational inquiries.
Maintains a variety of records and gathers information for reports.
Assists Office Manager and building administrators with scheduling and coordinating meetings and activities.
Provides back-up and peak-load assistance to office staff; may assist in health clinic and with short periods of student supervision in various settings, as assigned.
Provides a positive role model for students and/or children; assists in providing for the physical and emotional well-being of students, children, and/or infants.
Adapts communication style to needs of students and/or children; provides support and assistance to English as a Second Language (ESL) students in classroom and non-classroom settings; assists with communication with student families as assigned; assists in developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for students and/or children as assigned.
Supervises students and/or children in non-classroom settings, such as playground, lunchroom, parking lots, school crossings and health clinic; encourages students to use appropriate behavior.
Provides a variety of non-academic assistance and support to classroom teachers; assists teachers with projects.
Provides back-up and peak-load assistance to the office, such as answering telephones and assisting staff, students, parents and the community with a variety of information and procedures; serves as a member of the school team.
Maintains records; if assigned at the elementary level, may maintain records such as computerized school lunch program, student enrollment and withdrawal, and attendance; performs general word processing and data entry.
Answers the telephone; answers and/or routes a variety of inquiries; takes messages; listens to and responds or refers to a variety of concerns from students and teachers.
Answers intercom; assesses needs and provides response; makes announcements to classrooms.
Processes substitutes into assigned position; processes substitute payroll.
Provides a variety of office support functions, such maintaining office machines and tracking and ordering supplies.
Prepares and distributes reports, such as copy machine usage.
Provides peak-load and back-up assistance to attendance and counseling staff.
Word processes or types a variety of forms, bulletins and other materials.
Maintains student locker records, including assignment, combinations and repairs.
Schedules appointments for students, parents and staff.
Performs a variety of secretarial support functions, such as making folders, completing forms, filing, making copies, distributing mail, distributing materials and maintaining bulletin boards and postings.
Produces daily school bulletin and weekly calendar.
Supervises in-school detention; supervises students in lunchroom.
Assists in special projects such as career fair.
Assists students with locks, locker problems and PE locker room.
Types and word processes correspondence and memos for teachers from handwritten notes; operates a variety of office machines.
Copies materials for teachers; distributes materials to staff; files materials in office.
Orders paper supplies as needed.
|Reports to building administrator; receives direction from Office Manager.|
Required to meet inflexible deadlines.
Required to interact with upset or difficult individuals.
Experiences interruptions to concentration.
Required to perform or track multiple tasks simultaneously.
Required to remain flexible to changes in work assignment, to remain flexible under pressure, and to respond appropriately to various situations.
Dexterity and precision in computer keyboarding.
Required to use a variety of office machines.
Some positions may be exposed to computer screen for long periods (2+ hours).
May work outdoors in inclement weather.
May be required to patrol entire campus on foot, including climbing stairs and hills.
May lift and position children, equipment and/or supplies.
May be exposed to infectious diseases carried by students, and other health risks in student clinic and on playground.
May need to maintain personal safety awareness in traffic crossings, parking and loading areas, or in handling money.
May be required to use a variety of office machines.
May be required to stand for prolonged periods (30+ minutes).
Exposed to student noise levels.
May be required to bend and crouch in assisting children, and/or in using photocopy machine or other equipment.
May be required to discern fine visual detail.
May be required to perform repetitive tasks for 2+ hours straight.
|High School diploma or equivalent and an Associates (AA) degree or higher, two years of college (with a minimum of 72 quarter credits or 48 semester credits), or pass a formal state or local academic assessment that meets specific criteria.|
Experience working with children; depending upon assignment, experience in an office setting or experience with or exposure to other languages or cultures preferred.
Required Knowledge of:
A variety of office procedures.
A variety of computer software applications.
Customer service techniques.
Standard English usage, spelling and grammar.
Health, safety, injury prevention and sanitary practices.
Reading, writing and arithmetic.
If assigned to ESL students, basic language acquisition techniques.
If assigned to a child care center, child development and behavior management.
Required Skill in:
Keyboarding, data entry and retrieval, and word processing.
Oral and written communication.
Maintaining accurate records.
Observing child behavior changes and taking necessary health and safety precautions.
Required Ability to:
Work effectively as member of a team.
Transcribe machine dictation.
Maintain positive relationships with students, staff, parents and the public.
Work with a diverse population of students.
Perform all physical activities and meet all physical requirements.
Work with children in a warm and confident manner, individually and in group settings.
If assigned to ESL students, adapt materials for student understanding.
If assigned to a child care center, maintain a nurturing environment for child development.
Model and monitor appropriate student behavior.
Mediate conflicts between children.
perform all duties in accordance with applicable Board policies, District and legal requirements.
Meet and maintain punctuality and attendance expectations
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
|AISP salary classification 3 ($ 13.59 per hour), 31.75 hours per week for a 180-day annual assignment. |
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement that requires a membership or representation fee as an ongoing condition of continued employment after an individual is hired.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE:
If interested and qualified please go to the Bellevue School District web site at
and follow the link to apply for a position. For assistance with the online application process please contact
Verification of identity and United States work authorization must be completed. The successful candidate for this position must be fingerprinted. Employment is contingent upon clearance by Washington State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Bellevue School District is committed to providing equal opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, sex or other extraneous factors. Questions regarding this policy and procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer and Section 504/ADA Coordinator, at PO Box 90010, Bellevue, WA 98009-9010