Administrative Assistant

Category:  School Leadership
Job Function:  Administration
Department:  Riverwood High


Assists school administration in providing effective leadership and guidance in the operations of the school

Essential Duties

  • Assists the total school program in accordance with District philosophy, school board requirements, accrediting agency standards, and state school statutes
  • Assists with student behavior management, citizenship responsibilities, and positive growth
  • Assists in supervising, directing, and improving the instructional program
  • Provides information and assistance to the principal for effective decision-making
  • Encourages staff interaction conducive to the maintenance of a positive working atmosphere
  • Assists in registering, orienting, and scheduling students
  • Assists in organizing and implementing staff development opportunities
  • Assists in implementing student support team functions according to guidelines
  • Assists with organization and supervision of extracurricular activities
  • Assists with the coordination of functions related to traffic control and student transportation
  • Assists in providing and/or supervising auxiliary services, including pupil attendance and accounting
  • Helps to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of students and staff members
  • Assists in supervising the maintenance and operation of the school
  • Assists with proper compliance and implementation of the collection and use of school funds
  • Assists with reviews of disbursement packages for proper documentation, appropriateness of purchases, and signatures in accordance with local school accounting procedures, as assigned
  • Provides appropriate instruction to students according to the Fulton County Schools teacher job description, if duties include teaching
  • Stays abreast of educational research, trends, and issues
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

Master’s Degree


Must hold or be eligible to hold a valid Georgia Teaching(T), Service(S), or Leadership(L) Certificate at a Level 5 or above

Experience Qualifications

Minimum 3 years of successful teaching or other related experience in an educational environment at the school level


  • Knowledge of instructional strategies that connect the curriculum to the learners
  • Ability to function calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Classroom management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing

Working Conditions

  • Normal office and classroom environment

Physical Demands

  • Routine physical activity associated with normal office and classroom environment
Posting ID:  30212

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