JobID 34942 : ASST - SCHOOL GENERAL SY 19-20 (#1448553)

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REPORTS TO:    Principal

JOB SUMMARY (2-3 sentences):  Performs a variety of tasks in assisting in the school
office, cafeteria eating area and around the school campus.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:  List, in the order of time spent, the essential tasks performed by the position.  Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required.

Job Responsibility 1: Performs a variety of tasks including answering telephones, greeting visitors to the school office, filing and entering information into student-related databases.
Job Responsibility 2: Assists in maintaining attendance records and student files.
Job Responsibility 3: Assists in handling the entering or transferring of students into or from the school.
Job Responsibility 4: Assists in operating office machines.
Job Responsibility 5: Assists in duplicating or preparing instructional materials.
Job Responsibility 6: Monitors students before and/or after school, in the hallways and during lunch periods.
Job Responsibility 7: Supervises pupils in the absence of the classroom teacher only in emergency situations with the approval of the principal and only until appropriate arrangements can be made for certificated supervision.
Job Responsibility 8:


DATA RESPONSIBILITY: “Data Responsibility” refers to information, knowledge and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization and mental creation.  Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts and oral verbalizations.
Copies, transcribes, enters or posts data or information.
PEOPLE RESPONSIBILITY: “People Responsibility” refers to individuals who have contact with or are influenced by the position.
Attends to the needs or requests of people and exchanges information with them.
ASSETS RESPONSIBILITY: “Assets Responsibility” refers to the responsibility for achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization.
Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies or small amounts of money.
MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: “Mathematics” deals with quantities, magnitudes and  forms and their relationships and attributes by the use of numbers and symbols.
Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; may compute ratios, rates and percentages.
COMMUNICATIONS REQUIEMENTS: “Communications” involves the ability to read, write and speak.
Reads routine sentences or instructions; writes routine sentences and completes routine work forms; speaks routine sentences using standard grammar.
COMPLEXITY OF WORK: “Complexity of Work” addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, creativity and concentration required by the position and the presence of any unusual pressures.
Performs semi-routine work following procedures, with occasional problems; requires normal attention for accurate results.
IMPACT OF DECISIONS:  “Impact of Decisions” refers to consequences such as damage to property, loss of data or property, exposure of the organization to legal liability or injury or death to individuals.
Makes decisions with minor impact - affects only those in immediate work area.
EQUIPMENT USAGE: “Equipment Usage” refers to inanimate objects such as substances, materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids or products.  A thing is tangible and has shape, form and other physical characteristics.
Handles machines, tools, equipment or work aids involving little or no latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items.
SAFETY OF OTHERS:  “Safety of Others” refers to the responsibility for other people’s safety, either inherent in the job or to assure the safety of the general public.
Requires some responsibility for safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: “Education Requirements” refers to job specific training and education required for entry into the position.
High school diploma or GED required.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS and  REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: “Licenses, Certifications and  Registrations” refers to professional, state or federal licenses, certifications or registrations required to enter the position.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: “Experience Requirements” refers to the amount of work experience that is required for entry into the position that would result in reasonable expectation that the person can perform the tasks required by the position.
Prior experience working in an office environment including operation and use of general office equipment and software. Proficient in keyboarding skills.  Prior work experience around groups of children preferred.
More specific degree, certification and experience requirements will be included in the position announcement as vacancies occur.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: “Physical Demands” refers to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Standing and walking:  generally 2 – 5 hours per day (sedentary)
Lifting and carrying:  frequently, with loads usually less than 20 pounds (light)
Push and pull:  occasionally (light)
Dexterity:  ability to operate machines, tools or office equipment
UNAVOIDABLE HAZARDS: “Unavoidable Hazards” refers to unusual conditions in the work environment that may cause illness or injury.
The position is exposed to extreme heat/cold, wet or humid conditions, bright/dim lights, intense noise levels and traffic.
SENSORY (ADA) REQUIREMENTS: “Sensory Requirements” refers to hearing, sight, touch, taste and smell necessary to perform the tasks required by the position efficiently.
The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception and texture perception.


Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires MNPS to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Posted By

Metropolitan Nashville Public School District

2601 Bransford AVE, Nashville, TN 37204

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,003 (USD)

State Average: $9,312 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 4%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.06

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 874