At Connections Academy, helping students maximize their potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning program is at the core of our mission. Connections Academy was founded in 2001 to deliver high-quality, highly accountable online education to students in grades K-12. Hallmarks of Connections Academy-supported online schools include personalized learning, an award-winning curriculum and Education Management System (EMS), dedicated state-certified teachers, and a supportive school community. Parents of enrolled students consistently share their satisfaction with Connections Academy: 92% "would recommend the schools to other families" and 95% say the curriculum is "high quality." In 2017, Connections Academy-supported public schools serve students in 27 states, while the private online school, International Connections Academy meets the online school needs of students worldwide. Recognized for its outstanding curriculum and leadership, Connections Academy is committed to expanding quality education through technology, and helping students achieve both academic and personal success. Connections Academy is part of the global learning company, Pearson, and its Online & Blended Learning group. For more information, visit www.ConnectionsAcademy.com.
Texas Connections Academy @ Houston (TCAH) is a tuition-free online public school serving students in grades 3-12 statewide. TCAH is provided in partnership with the Houston Independent School District (HISD) under the terms of the Texas Electronic Course Program (eCP) and Texas Online Schools (TxOLS). TCAH operates as an approved HISD campus charter and is accredited through HISD.
Working from our office in Houston, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for daily administrative tasks of the school such as answering phones and email, receiving visitors, assisting the principal and teachers with administrative tasks, filing and other duties as assigned.
Entering data into multiple online student information systems;
Filing and file management;
Generating and analyzing reports;
Answering phones and promptly returning calls;
Speaking with parents, students and other school representatives and officials;
Working individually and within a team to accomplish projects and tasks
Assisting school administration team with a wide variety of daily responsibilities; and
Additional duties as assigned.
Prepared to handle heavy amounts of filing
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, especially Microsoft Excel, and web-based applications is essential
Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
Good interpersonal skills and attention to detail
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Effective organization and time management skills
Customer focused approach
High degree of flexibility
Demonstrate ability to work well in fast paced environment
California Connections Academy - Kern County