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Elementary School Clerk

  • Classified

Salary range: 22

Reports to: Principal


Under supervision, type a variety of materials and perform varied general clerical duties; and related work as required.

  • A.A. degree or equivalent required
  • Three years of broad and varied clerical experienceŸ
  • Keyboard at a minimum rate of 50 words per minute from ordinary transcript or printed material
  • Satisfactory work history
  • Successful experience demonstrating tact, courtesy, positive attitude and maintaining cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work
  • Completion and maintenance of First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Perform a wide variety of clerical work including typing, proofreading, filing, checking, recording information on records and stores orders
  • Act as receptionist
  • Prepare simple statistical reports
  • Administer First Aid and dispense medication
  • Assist with vision, hearing and other health-related tests
  • Answer telephone and give assistance to students or the general public, giving information as required
  • Prepare, post, and file personnel records
  • Prepare transcripts of students' records
  • Maintain all students' attendance records and prepare required reports for school and district staff
  • Keyboard letters, memoranda, book lists, bulletins or other material from oral direction, rough draft copy, or notes
  • Collect and account for monies received for a variety of school purposes
  • Operate modern office equipment and computer
  • Sort and file documents and records according to predetermined classifications, maintaining alphabetical index and cross reference files
  • Perform arithmetical calculations; mail out letters, forms and applications; receive, sort and distribute incoming and outgoing mail
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Assume responsibility and use good judgment
  • Learn office rules, methods and policies
  • Maintain accurate and complete records and reports
  • Follow oral and written directions
  • Perform work of moderate difficulty without close supervision
  • Meet the public tactfully and courteously
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
  • Make arithmetical calculations quickly and accurately
  • Keyboard at a speed of not less than 45 words per minute
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work.​
  • Knowledge of basic elements of good English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation;
  • Ability to use arithmetic and modern office methods and equipment;
  • Demonstrated skill using various computer applications;
  • First Aid and CPR.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit and occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally organize, lift, deliver, distribute and/or move up to 25 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Office environment; may be exposed to electric shock. Contact with children; may be exposed to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Year: 10 months

Revision Date: 05/14/2013

Initial date: 03/01/1974

Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws.