Averroes High School is a private faith-based, college preparatory high school, dedicated to helping students to achieve personal and academic success through proven best practices of teaching and learning. We trust holistic education that nurtures academics, social and spiritual well-being. We are looking for a professional and friendly person to join the Averroes Team who will perform a variety of secretarial, clerical and administrative duties in support of the operation of the school and in support of the principal, staff, students and parents.


High School Secretary

Description and Requirements

Front desk duties

  • Serve as a central information point to the public, students and staff regarding school-related matters and procedures
  • Answer incoming calls, provide information, direct calls where necessary, and take messages
  • Greet visitors, handle inquiries and direct visitors to the appropriate destination
  • Read, sort and distribute incoming school mail
  • Keep space tidy and stocked in front desk area daily

Student and staff attendance

  • Keep accurate staff and student attendance records and submit reports as required
  • Notify parents of student absences
  • Verify parents’ and doctors’ notes, and investigate any discrepancies in attendance information
  • Coordinate substitute personnel for absent staff members

Schedules and calendars

  • Schedule and confirm appointments for staff members
  • Maintain appointments and event calendars
  • Coordinate meetings and events


  • Prepare and distribute appropriate communications, including but not limited to newsletters, emails and announcements
  • Prepare a variety of documents including correspondence, agendas, event programs, reports, schedules and calendars
  • Compose, type and distribute minutes of meetings

Education and Experience

  • Relevant training or qualification
  • Working knowledge of relevant software applications including database management
  • Working knowledge of standard office equipment
  • Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar and other English language skills
  • Proven experience of producing communications and documents

Required Competencies and Skills

  • Organizational and planning skills, including the ability to maintain an effective balance between multiple and competing priorities
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Able to exercise sound judgment in making decisions
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confidentiality, integrity and adherence to ethical standards
  • Team member
  • Diversity oriented – able to work effectively with people regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity or religion
  • Energy and enthusiasm

The job is on site only, in our Fremont School Office (43433 Mission Blvd, Suite 101).
Full time, 8am-4pm, Monday through Friday
Salary Range up to $35-$40K, plus benefits

All Employees must be fully vaccinated for Covid.

Job Type: Full-time


Position Type

, , (Full Time)

Start Date


Pay and Benefits

Pay: $35,000.00 - $40,000.00 per year, plus benefits


Name: Shabnem Lakhani

Title: Administration

Email: info@averroesinstitute.com

School Information

Averroes High School

43433 Mission Blvd #101, Fremont, CA 94539, USA



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