ACCEL SCHOOLS School Office Assistant Salary in the United States

How much does a School Office Assistant make at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS in the United States? The average salary for School Office Assistant at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS in the United States is $58,808 as of May 01, 2023, but the range typically falls between $51,281 and $66,335. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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What does a School Office Assistant do at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS?

ACCEL Schools is seeking a friendly, energetic and ethical School Office Assistant at Northside Preparatory Academy in Cincinnati, Ohio to manage all office functions and act as the first point of contact for students, parents and the general public interested in Cincinnati, OH

Founded in 2014, ACCEL Schools is a K-12 public charter school management organization (CMO) across the United States. We manage a network of over 50 charter schools within Ohio and surrounding states. Northside Preparatory Academy—Home of the Rams—was established in 2020 to provide a safe and secure learning environment for elementary and middle school students in the Northside, Winton, and Spring Grove neighborhoods of Cincinnati. A member of the ACCEL Schools network of high achieving charter schools, the school creates an engaging learning environment that accelerates achievement without losing sight of student well-being and personal development. Teachers, staff, students, and parents embrace a culture of high expectations for both academics and behavior, creating a thriving learning community. Northside Prep prepares students for success in college and careers with a curriculum that exceeds Ohio state standards and regular analysis of achievement data to individualize instruction. As a community school, teachers and staff organize volunteering opportunities to help students learn the value of helping others and giving back to their neighborhood. Accredited by Cognia™, the school participates in ongoing, third-party review, continually evaluating how best to meet the needs of all students

The School Office Assistant reports to and works collaboratively with the Principal to receive inquiries about the school, maintain accurate student records, assist with human resource needs, and fulfill all clerical needs.  All duties are carried out in full compliance with Federal Educational Records Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations. 

The School Office Assistant will:

  • Work with school leadership to meet goals, create a welcoming and team-oriented atmosphere, and build an open and honest culture in line with company values.
  • Manage school-wide phone, email, and in-person communications including:
    • Answer phones
    • Greet/direct visitors and students arriving at the office
    • Implement registration, badging and visiting procedures for parents and guests
    • Help create and distribute school newsletters, surveys, and other notifications
    • Assist with school events such as Parent Orientation, Open House, school outings, and field trips
    • Ensure a clean and welcoming environment is maintained
  • Support student enrollment goal and retention processes including:
    • Participate in information sessions
    • Produce welcome packets and mailers
    • Conduct tours and student/parent orientations
    • Input student and staff data into the appropriate systems
    • Request and obtain records for newly enrolled students
  • Achieve compliance with all federal, state, local and school student record-keeping requirements such as to:
    • Ensure 100% on-time and complete daily attendance submissions
    • Complete all required steps of the truancy process
    • Process student withdrawals
    • Prepare and maintain transcripts
    • Fulfill records requests within policy guidelines
    • Establish and maintain student cumulative files and other records securely and confidentially per federal, state and local regulations
    • Participate in annual student record audits
  • Perform administrative support functions such as:
    • Preparing reports
    • Filing
    • Processing incoming and outgoing mail and packages
    • Coordinating meetings and events
    • Maintaining calendars
    • Maintain appropriate levels of office supplies and other material inventory
    • Log and report issues pertaining to office equipment, technology, custodial, and facilities
  • Maintain up-to date transportation logs and coordinate with transportation officer and vendor as needed
  • Maintain meal count lists and communicate monthly food calendars
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of human resource processes including:
    • I-9 verification for new hires
    • Weekly time & attendance submissions for 100% of staff
    • Offboarding
  • Actively participate in school staff meetings, committee meetings and professional development events
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Associate’s degree; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum two (2) years’ office management experience
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Experience learning and mastering new computer programs
  • High quality written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team
  • Professional, punctual and self-motivated
  • Understanding and ability to manage confidential information
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to pass federal and state criminal background checks (FBI/BCI)
  • Experience working in an education setting preferred


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