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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4047556
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 28, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Job Goal: To provide clerical support to the administrator; communicating information to students, parents, staff, and/or other districts; ensuring compliance with financial, legal and administrative requirements; and supporting the broad array of services provided to students, parents, instructional and support employees.

Supervision: Reports to the Director of Student Support Services

Performance Responsibilities:

1.Responsible for processing, filing, distributing, and mailing Individualized Education Program (IEP) documents to parents or guardians and recording responses within federal, state and local timelines. Ensure that all documentation regarding the IEP process has been received
2.Communicates with school office staff to update and maintain school administrative and student records/files including, but not limited to demographics, state reporting information, special education information, attendance, etc.
3.Schedules IEP meetings in collaboration with special education coordinators, administration
4.Coordinate translation of documents
5.Generates and prepares information for reports and letters and documents in the Student Information System and other tools including, but not limited to demographics, state reporting information, special education information, attendance, etc.
6.Acts as the receptionist for the Student Support Services Office as required
7.Maintains a safe, orderly and professional office space
8.Communicates with parents, guardians, service agencies as directed by the administrator
9.Operate standard office machines and equipment related to clerical and typing assignments including computer, printer, calculator, copier, and postage and fax machines.
10.Any other related duties as assigned by the administrator

Special Knowledge/Abilities: Knowledge of computer programs (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Database systems [i.e.: PowerSchool], District e-mail); knowledge of high level of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary; knowledge of strong interpersonal skills, including tact, patience, courtesy, and confidentiality; working knowledge of the district and location of schools and staff members.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Support Staff > Administrative Assistant
    Support Staff > Secretary
  • Job Requirements

    • This position is for 8 hours per day for 5 days per week. It is a year-round position.

      The salary for this position is per the paraprofessional contract.

      Required: High School Diploma or its equivalent (i.e., G.E.D.).

      Preferred: At least two years of prior work experience.

      Physical Requirements: The position requires a moderate amount of walking, standing, sitting and climbing stairs and step stool whenever necessary. Activities also include moderate physical exertion in body movement such as reaching, bending, twisting, grasping, pushing, and pulling of objects. The position requires lifting objects of 20 pounds on a frequent basis, and over 40 pounds occasionally. There is a frequent requirement of fine manipulation associated with the required use of a computer, typewriter, keyboard, calculator, and other business machines.

      Environmental Conditions: The applicant is required to work indoors. The regular chemical solvents are toners and cleaning fluids.

      The Committee's policy of nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business; No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Charlene Volff
    • 10 Main Street, Second Floor
    • North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
    • Phone: 4137761458
    • Fax: 413-776-1685
    • Email: click here

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