Bellingham Public Schools
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Bellingham High School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3916764 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 6, 2022 Starting Date: August 1, 2022


Job Description

DATE:June 6, 2022
TITLE: High School Secretary to the Principal Long Term Sub (August 1, 2022 until October 21, 2022)
SALARY:As per AFSCME salary schedule – 8 hours per day, 5 days per week

FUNCTION: The Secretary is responsible for assisting in the completion of all clerical
work required by the principal and for teacher-personnel working within the
high school under the jurisdiction of the principal, as well as performing a wide
variety of clerical and general office work.
1.Performs the usual office routines and practices associated with a busy, productive and efficient office.
2.Responsible for public relations work, telephone and personal; including parents, teachers, principals, and other administrators.
3.Serves as a receptionist dealing effectively and courteously with people.
4.Responsible for preparing reports as required by the Principal.
5.Arranges and maintains a schedule of all office appointments for the Principal.
6.Assists with general reorganization at the beginning of each new school year.
7.Assists in maintaining a regular filing system and locked confidential files.
8.Places and receives telephone calls, and records messages.
9.Orders and maintains supplies as needed and maintains the school inventory.
10.Maintains confidentiality of work performed.
11.Establishes a good rapport and cooperates with all personnel.
13. Organizes and maintains office records for ready accessibility.
14. Assembles all pertinent correspondence, data documents, and other material necessary to
enable the Principal to arrive at administrative decisions with expediency.
15. Responsible for typing letters, transcripts, memorandums and other reports as necessary.
16. Works the following schedule: 8 hours daily, Monday through Friday.
17. Responsible for maintaining and completing attendance and state registers on a computer database.
18. Assumes other related assignments or work that may be assigned by the Principal.

1. Minimum – high school graduate.
2. Thorough knowledge of office practices and procedures.
3. Able to demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office Products, as well as Google Applications.
4. Must demonstrate neatness in appearance and work.
5. Must be able to operate a variety of office machines.
6. Good health, willing to submit to a medical examination.
7. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the School Committee may find appropriate and acceptable.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Bellingham High School!

Welcome Mission Statement In this diverse and evolving global society, the mission of the Bellingham High School is to provide a supportive and challenging environment which fosters confident, successful and active life-long learners who contribute positively and responsibly to their community. Academic Expectations - Students will: * Learn to write, read and speak effectively * Demonstrate critical and creative thinking in problem solving * Organize and evaluate information to reach informed conclusions in collaboration with others * Utilize technology as a tool for learning Social and Civic Expectations - Students will: * Display respect for teachers, staff, peers and themselves by obeying laws, rules and regulations * Develop a transition plan for post secondary life * Participate in activities that benefit self and community
Equal Opportunity Employer
Bellingham Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: 1. Applicants should apply, via SchoolSpring, attention Mr. Marano, Superintendent of Schools. 2. Applicants must be willing to sign a Criminal Offender Record Information release upon application and have no recorded serious violations that would prevent hiring for this position. Your appointment is pending suitable fingerprint results in accordance with Fingerprinting Requirements for Public School Employees: Implementation of MGL Chapter 77 of the Acts of 2013. 3. This position is open until filled. Internal applicants must submit notice of intent to apply by Wednesday, June 15, 2022. 4. Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be notified. Peter D. Marano Superintendent of Schools EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES The Bellingham Public Schools does not discriminate in its admissions and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, housing status, political affiliation, genetic information, or disability, in accordance with state and federal law. Additionally, the District does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of homelessness, consistent with the McKinney-Vento Act. The District prohibits retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination, harassment and/or who participate in an Equal Opportunity Commission investigation. If you have any questions, please contact the District’s Title IX Coordinator at 4 Mechanic Street, Bellingham, MA 02019, Phone Number: 508-883-1706.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    JoAnn Masterson, Assistant Principal
    60 Blackstone Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-966-3761