School Administrative Assistant Resume Sample

Updated on December 1, 2014

An ideal resume for School Administrative Assistant position should be visually pleasing. It has to be – since the average time a resume gets is less than half a minute in which the recruiter determines whether the whole document is worth a read or not.

School Administrative Assistant Resume Tips

• Keep your resume short and to the point

• State what you did instead of what you were supposed to do in your previous roles

• Keep the layout simple and avoid fancy format

• Always mention your professional experience in reverse chronological order, the latest job being on top

• Use strong action words and key terms where possible

• Use sentence fragments in bullets


School Administrative Assistant Resume Sample


326 Vital Sq ● Austin, TX 78031
(008) 555-3333 ● crystal @ email . com

Crystal Derek


Secretarial Support • Admission Filing • Discipline Management

Highly dependable and accomplished administrative professional bringing with 5+ years’ experience in school administrative assistance. Exceptional ability to build relationship with visitors, parents and students from diverse cultural backgrounds. Customer focused approach with a high degree of flexibility. Bilingual: English/Spanish.


● Activity Scheduling● Discipline Maintenance● Payroll Management
● Grade Reporting● File Maintenance● Front Desk
● Events Management● Reports Generation● Files Maintenance
● Budget Monitoring● Behavior Reporting● Scheduling Appointments


• Reduced monthly office expenses by 30% by utilizing effective recycling strategies.
• Carried out logistic planning for a series of field trips involving venues like museums, parks and factories.
• Independently arranged and managed classroom coverage for absent teachers during the first two months of hiring when 4 teachers were on long leave.
• Identified and handled a serious disciplinary breach professionally and assisted in the child’s counseling in collaboration with the school counselor and parents of the child.


June 2010 – Present
School Administrative Assistant | Union High School District, Austin, TX

• Coordinate, organize and perform daily school administrative and clerical functions
• Prepare, maintain and update student records in attendance, discipline and grades
• Relieve the principal of administrative details and correspondence handling tasks

March 2008 – May 2010
Office Assistant | Maimonides School, Austin, TX

• Assisted the administrative staff members in timely activity completion
• Handled front desk reception and correspondence as and when needed
• Replenished office supplies timely
• Received, distributed and relayed communications


COLLEGE OF TEXAS, Austin, TX, 2008
Associate of Science in Management


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