Secretarial Position - EdAdvance
Position: Secretarial Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Administrative Assistant - Full Time - Plymouth, CT
Job Location: Plymouth, CT
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: EdAdvance
Litchfield, CT 06759
Telephone: 860-567-0863
Job Description:

Partnership Learning Academy (Job ID 929)
Administrative Assistant
Reports to:  Principal
Full-time: Academic Calendar 185 days per year
Location: 77 Main Street, Terryville, CT
Anticipated Start Date - immediate

Job Description:

EdAdvance is seeking a qualified applicant to provide clerical and organizational support to school administrators, teachers, and students within the Partnership Learning Academy.  The qualified candidate will be professional, organized, and able to work independently.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Maintain enrollment, daily attendance, and student records via PowerSchool
  • Liaise between school administrators, students, and students’ families
  • Performs telephone and personal reception duties for all building staff and visitors, including screening calls and respond to inquiries
  • Participates as a key member of the Safety and Security Team, assisting with emergency procedure protocols and drills
  • Prepare reports submitted to CSDE and for internal use
  • Schedule and organize meetings and appointments for school administration and teaching staff
  • Produce and distribute correspondence to Partnership Learning Academy and EdAdvance staff, RESC districts, and students' families
  • Collaborate with the principal/administrator to effectively manage the yearly start and end of school such as preparation of class lists, the principal’s annual report, distribution of cumulative records and transcripts, notification of teacher assignments, packets for teachers and students, and processing of requisitions
  • Coordinates student lunch and snack supply with Food Service Department and/or purchases at local stores; facilitates the delivery of school lunch for students
  • Accounts for petty cash and reconciles funds and receipts each month
  • High school diploma needed; Associate Degree preferred
  • Prior experience in educational secretarial and clerical practice
  • Ability to solve problems, work independently, and to handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent computer application and word processing skills (including Word, Excel and Google Suite; calendar, sheets and docs);
  • Moderate knowledge of special education policies and procedures
  • Experience within the CT-SEDS platform
  • Candidate must exercise considerable discretion in the protection and release of confidential information
  • Ability to work in an environment that can be bustling and loud
  • Demonstrate aptitude with Zoom, Google, and Teams applications
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

EdAdvance retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

Application Procedure:

Applications should be submitted for consideration by visiting EdAdvance’s employment page at,, and click on the APPLY button next to the job posting of interest.

Human Resources 
P.O. Box 909
Litchfield, CT 06759-0909

EdAdvance does not discriminate in any of its programs, activities or employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or status as a domestic violence victim, (along with any other classification protected by law).  EdAdvance further provides equal access to the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and all other designated youth groups. To file a complaint of discrimination, write Director, Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC 20250-9410, or the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT  06103. Any person having inquiries concerning EdAdvance’s compliance with its nondiscrimination policies and procedures, including compliance with Section 504, Title VI or Title IX, should contact:


** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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