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Attendance Clerk

Company: EdisonLearning, Inc.
Location: Pompano Beach
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationAndrews High School - Pompano Beach, FLPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelHigh SchoolTravel PercentageNoneJob ShiftDayJob CategoryAdmin - ClericalJob SummaryCome Join Our Team at Andrews High School as an Attendance Clerk!The Attendance Clerk is responsible for maintaining a high degree of attendance accuracy and accountability that is an essential function of this position. This position will manage the flow of attendance information within the school and is tasked with maintaining all school attendance records. The Attendance Clerk must be flexible, personable, and able to communicate and support the schools mission and vision, and demonstrate companywide core values.The Attendance Clerk works as a part of the administrative team in order to meet the needs of all students. Building relationships is a critical component of this learning environment, the team works together to identify student needs that may be barriers to success. The Attendance Clerk collaborates with team members to; analyze different means of meeting the needs of the school and students, and communicates with students, parents, and other team members about student progress and plans for next steps.Essential Responsibilities:Responsible for recording, tracking, and following up with students and parents regarding attendance and all attendance initiatives,Support teachers in accurately entering and/or verifying daily student attendance in the schools Student Information System. Use proper telephone etiquette and direct calls appropriately to school staff,Work closely and effectively with the Principal (and/or Asst. Principal, Attendance & Welfare Coordinator) to implement attendance policy,Maintain master classrooms daily attendance record binders with all students attendance information,Maintain the schools Parent Contact Log/Tracker to document all attendance contact effortsUsing proper telephone etiquette, conduct daily phone calls, to parent or guardians of absent students,Ensure that attendance emails are sent to parents or guardians of absent students Ensure that the 3,5,7 and 10 day attendance letters are mailed out in accordance with the schools attendance policy,Ensure I Miss You postcards are mailed to parents or guardians of absent students,Demonstrate creativity, flexibility, and perseverance in dealing with students and parents or guardians as related to attendance,Remain attentive, patient, and fair with students and parents,Provide needed assistance and communicate effectively with Principal and all staff,Become knowledgeable about EdisonLearning as well as the school community; be familiar with key EdisonLearning personnel, school board members and/or district personnel,Create and maintain an organized and efficient work space or office that emphasizes cleanliness, organization, professionalism, courtesy, flexibility, and teamwork,Under the supervision of a qualified teacher assist with paperwork and clerical duties as needed;Performs other duties as assigned;Non Essential ResponsibilitiesAttends school functions when possible, and meetings with parents and staff, Attends meetings with parents and staff;Attends conferences;Attend exhibitions;Participates in disciplinary meeting of students;Any other duties assigned;Key Relationships:Internal: School Faculty and Staff, StudentsExternal: School Visitors, Vendors, Contractors, ParentsKey Behavioral Competencies:Thinks ahead to set up requirements in advance. Prepares effective program of activities; timetabling; etc.Consistently tries new and different approaches to doing work;Demonstrates a strong sense of urgency by prioritizing and following through on commitments;Identifies potential obstacles to goal achievement and seeks assistance in addressing these obstacles;Detail oriented and ability to multi-taskSkills and Knowledge:Demonstrate a strong sense of urgency by prioritizing and following through on commitments;Strong organizational and planning skills including the ability to maintain effective balance between multiple competing priorities;Demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment toward the position and the mission of EdisonLearning; support the companys values in the strategic areas of academic excellence, operational performance and superior culture;Possesses strong time management and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize effectively ;Displays excellent interpersonal skills and display such to all stakeholders;Contribute to a culture of professionalism among team members;Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail;Ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong oral and written communication and administrative skills;Utilize technology for communication and instruction to work with parents, students, and other service agencies;Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form;Ability to develop appropriate relationships with students, parents, and staff;Maintain confidentiality;Problem-solving skills;Diversity oriented able to work effectively with people regardless of age , gender , race ethnicity or religion;The EdisonLearning Schools Core ValuesWisdom; justice; courage; compassion; hope; respect; responsibility; integrity and resilienceprovide the basis for our character and ethics curriculum and student management system that contribute to building a positive learning environment. Helping students develop into responsible citizens is an integral part of the EdisonLearning program.QualificationsRequiredHigh School Degree or equivalency diploma;Experienced with all office equipment (i.e. computers, copiers, scanners);Strong skills with word processing, database, basic bookkeeping, and spreadsheets;Preferred Prior experience with school district database maintenance;Bilingual preferred, Spanish or CreolePost-secondary training and coursework in office management;An Equal Opportunity EmployerIt is the policy of EdisonLearning to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage and citizen status, age, marital status, disability, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as provided by law), sexual orientation, gender (sex), and to maintain an environment free of discriminatory harassment, including sexual harassment, or retaliation as required by civil rights law.

Keywords: EdisonLearning, Inc., Pompano Beach , Attendance Clerk, Other , Pompano Beach, Florida

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