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Job Description:
The Administrative Assistant supports the TrueNorth mission and is committed to the possibilities in every learner, every day.  The Administrative Assistant strives to achieve the TrueNorth vision to be a national leader and highly valued partner with a courageous commitment to inclusive communities that equally value all people and inspire them to be active participants in our world.

The Administrative Assistant provides office support to North Shore Academy and Arbor.

Core Competencies:

  • Proficient Communication skills
  • Effective Collaborative Problem-solving ability
  • Engages in Continuous Professional Improvement
  • Has Job Specific Skills required to meet essential job functions

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide clerical support related to the needs of classrooms and administration within the program (including but not limited to student records, student attendance, staff mileage forms, etc.)
  • Maintain schedules, forms, departmental information and calendars for program and administration.
  • Maintain email list serves and groups
  • Ability to support and maintain electronic student database, IEP systems, as well as a Student Information System.
  • Maintain and update course codes and offerings in the SIS as well as report cards and transcripts
  • Ability to support and maintain student records including printing and updating files, closing out, etc.
  • Prepare and send parent notices as well as distribute completed copy as needed.
  • Order supplies and equipment for classrooms and process appropriate paperwork for payment and delivery.
  • Assist parents with inquiries and concerns.
  • Keep accurate accounting of all expenditures and provide accurate and timely documentation to Accounts Payable.
  • Facilitate student registration process.
  • Distribute goals, course code information, progress reports, and IEP paperwork to parents and districts. 
  • Provide communication to program stakeholders including staff and families.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal of North Shore Academy & Arbor

Reports to:
Principal of North Shore Academy & Arbor



  • High school diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Excellent data maintenance skills
  • Highly organized and ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate strength in planning, flexibility, and efficiently meeting deadlines 
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Google
  • Willing to get an School Bus Permit


Regionally competitive hourly rate, medical and dental coverage, district-paid life insurance, flexible spending options, participating in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. 

How to Apply

Please apply through Frontline on our website.  For questions, please contact kwallace@truenorth804.org

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