Sep 12, 2023

CA: Office Assistant - Ánimo City of Champions Charter High School

  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • Inglewood, CA, USA

Job Description

Thank you for your interest. If you are a Green Dot employee, please apply using the Career Worklet on the Workday Home Page.

Under the direct supervision of the School Office Manager, this position will provide administrative support to the school's front office during the school year (~10-months). Green Dot California classified personnel have union representation as members of the Ánimo Classified Employees Association (ACEA), an affiliate of the California Teachers Association (CTA) and the National Education Association (NEA).

Team Engagement
Participate in Green Dot and individual professional development programs
Participate in other events aimed at promoting or developing Green Dot and its schools

Front Office Operations
Answer telephone to provide information, take and relay messages and transfer calls
Assist in making phone calls to parents to communicate important information
Greet visitors to the school, determine nature of business and direct visitors to destination
Process incoming and outgoing mail and assist in assembling mailers such as report cards, newsletters and attendance letters

Filing and copying
Ensure copy machines, printers and scanners are functional and place order for toner, staples and other supplies for zero downtime; contact copier technician for copy breakdown issues
Assist in managing student traffic flow in the main office (e.g., discipline, medical, emergency situations, etc.)

Finance and Purchasing
Manage tracking of the textbook inventory; checkout and check-in books for students
Assist in managing the uniform loaner room (e.g., inventory, sign-out/sign-in, etc.)

Student Information and Reporting
Maintain student files
Accurately enter attendance data such as tardy slips, excuse notes and attendance from substitute teachers

School Nutrition Program
Assist with tracking breakfast and/or lunch meals served

Assist in troubleshooting facility related issues (e.g., work orders, custodial, etc.)

Student Enrollment and Lottery
Enter enrollment data, update student info and process student data for exits
Request information from previous schools for student records and transcript requests

Student Health and Safety
Assist in the collection of information such as emergency cards, immunization, etc.

Event Planning & Coordination
Provide translation as needed (e.g., IEP, Administrator meetings, etc.)

State & Federal Compliance
Ensure compliance requirements are completed on time

Additional duties as assigned

As an ideal candidate, you:

have a high school diploma or equivalent (at minimum)
have a minimum of 1 year in an administrative support capacity in an office environment (preferred); prior experience within a school setting is desired
are bilingual in Spanish
have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
are proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, and comfortable learning new computer programs
are able to multi-task and perform well under pressure
are able to maintain a positive, 'can-do' attitude at all times
have a high level of personal responsibility and drive toward ambitious goals
have a strong commitment to customer service
are able to complete tasks and projects effectively and on-time
are able to exercise discretion in the dissemination of information
are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot's mission and the communities we serve
will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (submission of proof of vaccination will be required)
will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

The starting hourly rate range for this position is $21.08 - $22.77 based on education. In addition, Green Dot offers one of the most robust and comprehensive benefits packages in the industry (for both you and your dependents):

PPO, EPO and HMO choices for medical, dental and vision coverage - including a 100% employer-paid option (visit for more information)
Employee Assistance Program (100% employer-paid)
Life and AD&D Insurance (100% employer-paid)
Optional Term Life & AD&D Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance (100% employer-paid)
Flexible Spending Accounts (health and dependent care)
Wellness programs and resources
Financial planning/coaching access
California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) participation, with both employee and employer contributions
Optional non-matching 401(k) plan
Hourly rate increase for earning an Associate and/or Bachelor degree (post-hire)
Annual hourly rate increase*
Annual 'perfect attendance' bonus*
Tuition reimbursement for pre-approved, job-related coursework/workshops
Approved family care and/or medical leave (unpaid)

Green Dot also offers generous paid time off for an overall work-life balance, while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students:

5 days of personal illness and injury leave during years 1-3 of service (10 days during years 4-6 and 15 days beyond 6 years of service)*
21 days of paid time off during our Fall, Winter and Spring breaks (which include the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays), as well as an additional 6 annual paid holidays (MLK Day, President's Day, Cesar Chavez Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veteran's Day)*
3-5 days of paid bereavement leave (if needed)

*subject to change

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted, and we hire on a rolling basis. We are looking to fill this opening as soon as possible.

Animo City of Champions High School, Inglewood, CA

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