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.
Arkansas Connections Academy (ARCA) is a tuition-free, virtual public school serving students in
grades K-9 statewide during the 2016-17 school year. The school will add one high school grade per year, ultimately serving students in grades K-12. ARCA is authorized by the Arkansas Charter Authorizing Panel and the State Board of Education, and is governed
by an independent Board of Directors. The school is contracted with Connections Education to provide its educational program and other services. Connections Academy, a division of Connections Education, is accredited by AdvancED.
Position Summary and Responsibilities:
Working from the office in Bentonville, Arkansas, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for daily administrative tasks of
the school such as answering phones and emails, receiving visitors, assisting the Principal and teachers with administrative tasks, filing and other duties as assigned.
The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:
+ Entering data into the online student information system;
+ Generating reports;
+ Answering the phones;
+ Scheduling appointments;
+ Speak with Parents and Students;
+ Assist school Principal with a wide variety of daily responsibilities; and
+ Additional duties as assigned.
+ Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools and web-based applications is essential
+ Data analysis experience preferred
+ Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
+ Good interpersonal skills and attention to detail
+ Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
+ Customer focused approach
+ High degree of flexibility
+ Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced team environment