Clerical Substitute

Job | Posted 2 years ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support



Position Purpose
Under the direct supervision of the building principal or other administrator, to provide a wide variety of complex and confidential administrative and secretarial support and address a variety of issues and/or provide general support necessary to ensure efficient and effective school district operations.
Essential Functions:
  • Composes routine and complex documents.
  • Prepares copies and distributes notices, memoranda or other correspondence.
  • Assists visitors to the office, including students, parents, substitutes teachers, maintenance workers and others.
  • Process incoming mail for the purpose of sorting items in terms of importance and known priorities; send outgoing mail.
  • Responds to inquiries (including telephone calls) from students, parents and employees, providing information, facilitating communication among parties and/or providing direction.
Additional Duties
Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the office and school building.
Uses standard office equipment such as personal computer, copy machine, fax machine, telephone.

Travel Requirements
Limited travel to and from various buildings on campus may be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to describe problems and work orally or in writing to supervisor as needed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic computations.
  • Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to problem-solve job-related issues.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Ability to process paperwork accurately according to standardized procedures.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others, financial information, etc.
  • Organizational, scheduling, and time management skills.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Works in standard office and school building environments.
  • Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.
Qualification Profile
  • Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
  • Graduation from high school.
  • Associates degree with course work in business, word processing, office procedures/record keeping beneficial.
  • Successful experience of an increasingly responsible nature in public service, and executive administrative assistance or executive secretarial position


DSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted By

Dallas School District

2000 Conyngham Avenue , Dallas, PA 18612

At the following locations

Administration DSD

Conyngham Avenue , Dallas, PA 18612

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $16,365

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.21

% IEP Students


State Average: 18%



State Average: 302