Mandarin Office Aide and Teacher's Assistant

US-CA-Los Angeles
2 weeks ago(1/8/2018 4:26 PM)
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School Instruction Support



Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) is a non-profit charter school management organization designed to significantly increase college entrance and graduation rates for underserved students in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.

Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that result in college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships.

Job Purpose

Under the direct supervision of the Office Manager, the Office Aide will aid the office staff; assist in maintaining proper environment and student control at the school.



Essential Duties and responsibilities, listed but not limited, below:

  • Teacher Assistant:

    • Provide assistance with: tests, homework, program reviews, reports, student files, schedules, and any other instructional program assignments
    • Build strong relationships with students and parents
    • Establish an environment where students are excited about learning and preparing for college
    • Foster a safe and nurturing learning environment
    • Continuously build professional knowledge
    • Demonstrate support and knowledge of school's goals and mission
    • Special assignments as assigned throughout the year
    • Regular attendance, dependability and punctuality in conformance with the standards is essential to the successful performance of this position.
    • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
  • Office Aide:
    • Greet and assist parents, students, and visitors to the school in a friendly and professional manner, providing excellent customer service.
    • Answer phones using a professional and courteous manner. Route calls appropriately. Take messages and distribute in a timely manner.
    • Reply to general information requests with the accurate information
    • Attendance: Assist Office Manager with proper documentation and accuracy
    • Fax and make copies. Assist with typing and composing correspondence and letters. 
    • Responsible for making phone calls to parents.
    • Assist with collecting the lunch count.
    • Flyer distribution.
    • Supervision during lunch and recess (policy and procedures).
    • Assist with the preparation of parent meetings.
    • Sort and distribute mail.
    • Translate for teachers, parents and counselors.
    • Make student files. Organize student CUM files.


Experience, Education & Skills Qualifications

    • Will have a willingness to learn, patience, and detail oriented
    • Must be in college or possess a BA/BS degree
    • Must have prior experience working with students in a learning environment
    • Must be flexible, positive, detail-oriented, team player patient and willing to learn
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.


    • Strong Math skills is strongly preferred
    • Bilingual in Mandarin strongly preferred

Salary & Benefits


    • Depends on experience
    • Full benefits are offered (medical, dental, vision, and life)
    • Voluntary benefits are offered to all employees


Please Note:Due to the high volume of applicants please avoid additional calls and/or emails. We will reach out to the candidates that best mete our needs at this time. 

DISCLAIMER: This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required. Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Institution and its employees.


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