Secretarial Position - Hickman Mills C-1 School District
Position: Secretarial Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Principal's Secretary
Job Location: Warford Elementary
Beginning: May 05, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Hickman Mills C-1 School District
Kansas City, MO 64138
Telephone: 816-316-7000 EXT 7214
Job Description:
A school secretary is a key individual in communicating with students, parents, teachers, the Central Office, and the principal.  This role requires that an individual maintain professionalism when dealing with all customer groups and have excellent organizational skills.  A school secretary must be familiar with many functions of the school district in order to give accurate information to the many customers with whom he/she comes in contact.
  • Must have ability to work well with public, teachers, administrators, and other members of the school staff with courtesy, tact, good judgment and good customer service skills.
  • Must have the ability to act discreetly in the handling of confidential files
  • Must be of good character, neat in personal appearance, and have pleasing manners and personality.
  • Must be proficient in keyboarding and accounting skills, writing, grammar and spelling skills.
  • HS Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly, work independently, performing individual projects and routine matters with minimal direction or supervision.
  • Must have the ability to think clearly in stressful situations, work well under pressure.
Length of Assignment:  11 months (223 days)
Reports to: Principal
Evaluation:  Annually by building Principal
F.L.S.A: Non-Exempt
  • Maintain Confidentiality
  • Create, organize, and maintain office filing system
  • Process professional travel requests
  • Prepare monthly payroll, general ledgers, accounts receivable, purchase orders, bank deposits, and other bookkeeping/accounting tasks
  • Be knowledgeable of and proficient with the telephone system, intercom system, walkie talkies, fax machine, copy machines, typewriters, calculator, computer, and other technology
  • Coordinate substitute teachers and maintain accurate records
  • Enroll  new students in August, and complete on-going enrollment during the school year
  • Perform immediate health room duties when the nurse/aide are unavailable
  • When the principal is not in the office and/or building the secretary must function independently, handle emergencies, deal with schedule changes, and solve problems
  • Maintain a positive attitude in times of crisis
  • Be flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal
The Hickman Mills C-1 School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Associate Superintendent of Human Resources, 9000 Old Santa Fe Road, Kansas City, MO 64138  816-316-7000. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.