General Description: A Support Services Assistant provides support and assistance to teachers, students, and administrators. He/She must exhibit an understanding of a Biblical world and life view to the praise and glory of God.
Contracted By: The Board of Directors upon recommendation from the Head of School
Responsible To: Administrative Assistant to the Head of School
Observable Actions: A Support Services Assistant shall exhibit integrity and a servant’s heart, striving for continuous improvement in the job requirements and exhibiting all related skills in the areas below. The person in this position must possess:
• Interpersonal skills
• Organizational ability
• Ability to follow instructions
• Exhibits Christ like behavior
• Computer literate
The Support Services Assistant is one that has received Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. He/She shall faithfully attend and financially support a local church whose fundamental beliefs are in agreement with the Westminster Statement of Faith.
• The Support Services Assistant shall possess a high school diploma or its equivalent, minimally.
• Support Services Assistant shall possess basic office management training and/or comparable on-the-job training, as well as computer literacy/technical skills.
• The Support Services Assistant shall have a minimum of 1-year work experience.
Model a daily walk with Jesus Christ in attitude, speech and actions.
Show by example the importance of Biblical knowledge and study, prayer, witnessing, and unity in Christian fellowship.
Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, administration, and staff.
Demonstrate brotherly love within the Body of Christ for students, parents, and staff.
The Support Service Assistant duties include, but are not limited to, the following functions:
Sells and restocks Bookstore items
Collects money for School Bookstore items, make deposits and reports for Bookstore.
Research prices and order office supplies for teachers/bookstore for Opelousas and sometimes Lafayette campus.
Opens Bookstore for special events, orientations and Open House
Opens Bookstore daily between 7:40 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Keeps Bookstore clean and orderly
Makes coffee for fellowship purposes, for faculty, parents and visitors
Cleans the workroom (counters, refrigerator, microwave, floors, etc.)
When necessary, may be asked to substitute for teachers, secretaries and office personnel when away from their station
Assists in making copies, stapling, cutting, collating papers, test, forms and letters to be mailed to constituents for faculty and staff, for both campuses and organizes copies and mail-outs that leave this campus
May assist the receptionist during lunch breaks, First Aid Department and Transportation Department, as needed
Assist other Administrators with various assignments.
Assist with all laminating for both campuses, prepare folders, delivering to teachers
Restock the cabinet and copier to keep paper in its proper place
Oversee teacher and administrators mail boxes (labeling and sorting)
Places coffee orders to vendors for Opelousas campus
Communicates with copier vendor for minor repairs service
Copies elementary curriculum for consumption the following school year beginning in late
May and completing in early June.
Keep immunization records for preschool – q2 grade up to date and properly documented for the state
Notify parent when immunizations are needed for school record
Utilize educational opportunities for professional growth.
Seek and/or accept the counsel of the administrator and colleagues, while maintaining a teachable attitude.
Provide input and recommendations for administrative and managerial functions in the school.
Attend and participate in scheduled orientations special school functions, in-service, etc.
Study and know the procedures for crisis management issues including, but not limited to, fire and tornado drills.
Refuse to use or circulate confidential information inappropriately.
Perform any other duties, which may be assigned by the administration.
Demonstrate the character qualities of enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility, integrity, gratitude, kindness, self-control, perseverance, and punctuality.
Meet everyday stress with emotional stability, objectivity, and optimism.
Develop and maintain rapport with staff by treating others with friendliness, dignity, and consideration.
Show respectful and faithful submission to constituted authority.
Maintain a personal appearance that is a role model of cleanliness, modesty, good taste, and in agreement with school policy.
Use acceptable English in written and oral communication. Speak with clear articulation.
Represent the school in favorable and professional manner to the general public.
Attend regularly and faithfully support a local church whose fundamental beliefs are in agreement with the WCA Statement of Faith.