Job Description: Office Assistant
Under the supervision of the Director/School Manager, the Office Assistant, in a spirit of professionalism and cooperation,
acts as the primary liaison between parents and the school in day-to-day matters of communication, provides support to
the teaching staff, and is responsible for maintaining the office and school environment.
ISKCON member in good standing that is committed to his/her spiritual development.
Able to pass local, state, and federal criminal background screenings.
Good oral and written communication skills.
US citizen or possess documentation of right to work in the US.
Aptitude for organization and systematic operation.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Able to prioritize tasks and manage a dynamic workload.
Experience with word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, and online communication software.
Cheerful disposition towards adults and easy manner with children.
Able to follow directions.
Follow the policies of the school and adhere to all written procedures as set down in the Bhaktivedanta Academy
Be punctual and regular in attendance.
Cooperate with parents, teachers, and school administration to maximize the efficiency and excellence of the
Exercise tact, discretion and confidentiality.
Cordially greet and sign-in students and visitors.
Professionally deal with all incoming communication such as phone calls, office e-mail, and voicemail.
Receive and appropriately file or distribute documents and funds that are delivered to the office.
Perform regular inventory of operational and office supplies and place orders as needed.
Handle communications to staff, parents, and community via phone, e-mail, website updates, and print.
Coordinate classroom observation requests.
Provide teacher support by photocopying materials, supervising students, coordinating field trips, and scheduling
Escort students and deliver messages and items from the office to classrooms.
Maintain office records by copying, filing, organizing, and archiving documents in paper and electronic form.
Keep student attendance by recording absences and late drop-offs.
Maintain a clean and professional environment in the office and the school grounds.
Create and update all official forms and documents.
Perform other necessary tasks as requested by the Director/School Manager.
Participate in the school's social and community functions such as open house, fund raising, and demonstrations.
Attend staff meetings regularly.
Participate in beginning of the year orientation and preparation of the office and the end of the year maintenance.
17414 NW 112 Blvd, Alachua, FL 32615 • PO Box 937, Alachua FL 32616
386-462-2886 • www.bhaktivedantaacademy.org