Job Description

Openings as of 4/18/2019
Office Professional

  • Office Professional - School Support Assistant - Elementary School JobID: 43427
  • Position Type:
    Office Professional/School Support Assistant

  • Date Posted:
    3/25/2019

  • Location:
    196-Whittier International

  • Date Available:
    07/29/2019

  • Closing Date:
    04/30/2019

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    School Support Assistant-Elementary School
    .50 FTE (20.00 hrs/week) - 10 months
    Pay Range:
    $15.42 - $23.04


    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    Whittier International is a fully authorized International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program. We are nationally recognized as a model program.
    Whittier's richly diverse student body includes learners from more than 25 countries speaking many languages.

    Summary:
    Responsible for supporting the elementary school by performing several clerical functions including maintaining student files, records, attendance and databases; answering phones and directing visitors, assisting students in health room, answering questions and fulfilling requests and preparing written communication.

    Responsibilities:
    -Communicate with staff, parents, student and district including: coordinating translations, layouts and implementation of flyers & newsletters (both staff and community) , parent or teacher handbooks, registration packets, maintain staff and parent email lists, sending and receiving email notifications.
    -Maintain student records through cumulative files and the Infinite Campus (IC) program as well as through the October Count process.
    -Serve as receptionist for the building, including answering phones, greeting visitors, answering requests, directing (& finding) needed individuals as necessary.
    -Assist with the scheduling of classified staff and building substitutes.
    -Assist students in the health clinic, including maintaining health records, distributing medications, preparing First Aid Kits and medicines for field trips, assisting sick or injured students, serving on school’s emergency response team, contacting parents or 911 and completing and sending out student accident forms, with follow-up, if needed.
    -Provide assistance to staff, students, parents and school/community organizations as requested by Principal.
    -Maintain files for correspondence, memoranda, reports, handbooks and forms.
    -Process incoming and outgoing BVSD and US mail
    -Support communication throughout the school community, including maintaining the website, signage, school calendars, school tours, posting and removing school banners, flyers and announcements, community newspaper liaisons, etc.
    -Regulate school’s Master calendar, school use contracts, events including set-up, breakdown, coordination, and building use.
    -Building Security, monitor main entrance, greet authorized personnel and/or visitors following district policies and procedures.
    -Assist with ordering and distribution of school and staff material needs, including adoption materials, custodial and clerical supplies, checking in received orders, pro card use, etc.
    -Assist and implement other district programs that may be located within the school building. Answer phones, direct mail and communication, copy, etc.
    -Handle before and after school care for students left unattended by parents, discipline write ups and follow ups throughout the day when the principal or other designee is unavailable.
    -Regularly required to sit for extended periods of time; may include lifting of up to 50 pounds
    -Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    Required:
    -High School Diploma or equivalent
    -Completed and submitted BVSD online application
    -Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English, must pass English component of interview process
    -Bilingual (Spanish) - must pass Spanish component of interview process


    Preferred:
    -Minimum of one year experience in secretarial or clerical work.
    -CPR and First Aid Certification
    -Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers, keyboarding and word processing skills
    -Knowledge and experience with Google, Microsoft Office and typical office equipment
    -Appropriate oral and written communication skills, as well as math and accounting skills
    -Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks with frequent interruptions
    -Positive communication, interaction and work experience with diverse individuals
    -Collaborative and flexible

    Salary Information:
    -Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    -Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
    -If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
    -Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html




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