School Administrative Associate I Job at Virginia Beach City Public Schools Virginia Beach, VA

Full Job Description

The position is responsible for serving as clerical support to an elementary or middle school principal.


    Serve as primary clerical support to the Principal and staff; serve as school receptionist and telephone operator; prepare and maintain files and records; assist students and teachers.
    Assist staff by getting students when they are needed.
    Issue visitor passes to all who enter school.
    Reconcile bank statements; issues purchase requisitions and purchase orders.
    Prepare and submit teacher absentee reports.
    Sort and distribute school mail.
    Prepare files and records for entering and withdrawing students.
    Write absentee and tardy slips; issue passes.
    Handle a variety of routine technical and administrative assignments.
    Compose and type letters and memoranda in conformance with school policies or from brief instructions.
    Set up and maintain office procedures and filing systems.
    Meet and screen visitors; answer telephone and process mail.
    Serve as property clerk and maintain inventory records.
    Assist with scheduling substitutes; maintain attendance, personnel and payroll records.
    Type letters and memos, reports, bulletins, agendas, invoices, schedules, manuals, student files and records.
    Elementary level only– perform all bookkeeping duties.
    Perform related work as required.


Thorough knowledge of standard office practices, procedures and equipment; thorough knowledge of school system routine and procedures; general knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates; ability to work under pressure; ability to organize and perform work independently; ability to type, take and transcribe dictation accurately at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to prepare and maintain computerized records and systems; ability to meet the public effectively; ability to plan and supervise the work of others.


High school diploma or GED. Considerable experience in clerical work, preferably in a school setting.

Various courses in business, keyboarding, data processing, and bookkeeping.


Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public using the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls. Frequent sitting, grasping, fingering, repetitive motion, and reaching. Occasional walking, standing, bending, stooping, balancing, and crouching. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally. Requires timely and regular adherence to established work schedules. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.


Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.


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Full Time or Part Time?
Full Time

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Salary Range: From/To

Hourly rate range: $18.53-$27.01

Compensation will be based on job-related creditable years of full-time, verified work experience. The entry-level rate will be awarded at the time of hire. Upon the return of employment verification forms from the candidate’s current and previous employers, the rate will be adjusted if creditable full-time experience is confirmed.

VBCPS offers a full range of benefits including health insurance, paid life insurance, paid sick/annual leave, tuition reimbursement, professional development and membership in the Virginia Retirement System.

Unified Experience Based Step Pay Scale: U11


Start Date
2023-2024 School Yr

Virginia Beach City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, disability, marital status, age, genetic information or veteran status in its programs and activities. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33,4-4,4-6)

To seek resolution of grievances resulting from alleged discrimination or to report violations of these policies, please contact the Chief Human Resources Officer at (757) 263-1133,2512 George Mason Drive, Municipal Center, Building 6, Virginia Beach, VA, 23456.

Alternative formats of this application which may include taped, Braille, or large print materials are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Call or write the Department of Human Resources, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, 2512 George Mason Drive, P.O. Box 6038, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-0038. Telephone: (757) 263-1133 (voice); (757) 263-1240 (TDD) or email at: [email protected].

About the Company

Company: Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Company Location:  Virginia Beach, VA

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