Job Description

Position Type: Campus Operations - CNP, Custodial, etc
Location: Uplift Heights Primary School, 75212-1609
Date Posted: 3/10/2023

Mission Statement:
Uplift's mission is to create and sustain public schools of excellence that empower each student to reach their highest potential in college and the global marketplace and that inspire in students a life-long love of learning, achievement, and service in order to positively change their world.

Equity Vision Statement:
Uplift Education proactively engages scholars, families, and staff members to thrive as their authentic selves and partner in the journey required to identify, address, and correct existing and potential inequities.
Primary Purpose:
Under general supervision, in a school, responsible for the maintenance of all attendance records and the preparation of related reports.
  • Monitor all tardies
  • Issue “admit & tardy slips” to students after absence or tardy
  • Monitor sign-in and sign-out for students
  • Review teacher daily attendance report by period and report discrepancies
  • Prepare 3 week attendance verification reports and provide to teachers for confirmation; make corrections as needed
  • Research/audit attendance discrepancies prior to 6-week report
  • Produce, submit to TEA, and print 6-week reports according to the student attendance handbook and Uplift Education attendance procedures
  • Conduct 1st & 4th week attendance reconciliations and submit to CMO for audit
  • Print and maintain attendance reports/documentation for audit purposes
  • Record and keep confidential all disciplinary actions relating to attendance
  •  Assist in “tracking” missing students
  • Prepare and distribute attendance rosters for substitute teachers 
  • Provide paper attendance rosters at the beginning of each term and as required for events (field trips, athletic events, etc.)
  • Record in student information management system (SIMS) all “paper” attendance
  • Record and post all absence notes in SIMS
  • Plan and prepare for irregular attendance days (testing, half-days, etc.) set by the school calendar
  • Attend all ESC regional and Uplift training workshops as required by Uplift CMO
  • Train and work with teachers on attendance procedures
  • Prepare report of unexcused absences for school leaders; send warning letters to parents as required and file truancy action as directed

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Able to manage accurate and suitable records
  • Capable of using personal computer to design spreadsheets, databases, and do word processing
  • Effective typing, keyboarding, and file maintenance skills
  • Able to meet established deadlines
  • Exceptional organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Completes work in timely manner
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction
  • Knowledge of ethical and legal considerations related to the privacy of student records (e.g., FERPA, Education Code, district policies, etc.)

  • Education Requirements:
    • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience Requirements
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar position preferred or 2 years general clerical and typing experience plus one year experience in a closely related area
  • Special Skills/Certifications
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel, students, and parents.
  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should be highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications particularly Microsoft Excel. Ability to use basic office equipment.
  • SAFETY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Every employee of the school has an obligation to know our safety rules and procedures; to teach what they know to others; to recognize unsafe actions and situations; to warn others of unsafe situations; to react to emergency situations and to report hazardous or unsafe practices to those in a position to correct them.
  • PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS: 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 sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and use stairs. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  The noise level is low to high and may have frequent interruptions.  There may be activity from other employees and students of a distracting nature. The ability to work outside at carline each day may be required and will include exposure to varied temperatures and weather.

     Starting Salary: $33,000
Application Procedure:
  • High school or college transcript showing degree awarded.
  • Filled out and signed affidavit (does not need to be notarized)
     All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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