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Job Title: Administrative Assistant
 
Date Posted: 11/29/23 Ref. Number: 918
Type: Full Time Part Time
Location: Markham
Requirements: High School diploma or GED is required, with post-secondary training an asset Minimum 3-year experience in an Administrative Assistant role (essential)
Minimum 1 year experience in a school environment or demonstrated record of motivation to work with children (essential)
Strong knowledge of general office procedures
Strong written and verbal skills with demonstrated ability to be able to communicate with precision Professionalism, composure and excellent manners.
Flexible attitude and teamwork orientation
Proven, tried-and-true techniques for organizing files and information.
Ability to learn quickly and multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.
Expert knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive) with an ability and desire to learn new technologies.
Description: In this central role, the Administrative Assistant is the first point of contact and is instrumental in providing customer service to students, parents, employees and external visitors to the school.
The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills as well as a proven track record of an ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of attention to detail. Additionally, the candidate will be committed to providing exceptional customer service and emanating a high level of professionalism when assisting all internal and external community members.
As the first point of contact in the School, present a professional and courteous image of the staff to provide client and customer support to all members of the community.
Provide immediate response to urgent requests (e.g. for nurse/first aid, or maintenance staff).
Switchboard operation, and screening of calls to relevant faculty and staff
Working to update necessary changes in the School database and the inputting and removal of new and retired students, respectively; in charge of ONSIS submissions and reporting.
Checking attendance logs submitted by teachers for unidentified absences and following up with families each morning.
Establishing, organizing, and maintaining files, records, and reports
Track reception supplies and maintain inventory.
In charge of the administration of after school programs and field trips/excursions/visitors, etc.
Provide general administrative assistance to staff as assigned, including coordinating meetings and preparing meeting support packages.
Draft emails and type forms, letters, reports, and memos as necessary
Coordinate and manage the registration and re-registration of new and returning families, respectively.
Assisting with school special events including assemblies, photo days, and helping with large mailings
Responsible for sending and receiving courier packages as required, as well as ordering and tracking deliveries.
As a front-of-the-house worker, present a positive and professional image of the organization to all visitors, suppliers, inquiries, and other interactions.
Hours per week: Monday - Friday (32-40hr)
Rate of Pay: TBD
Contact: Jessenia Feijo
Telephone: Fax:
Email: jfeijo@jobskills.org