Website M19supt Mascoutah CUSD 19

Job Title: Preschool/Building Secretary

Position Available – 2024-2025 School Year

Job ID 1021 – Apply through Applitrack link found on MCUSD19 Vacancies Page

Reports To:  Early Learning Student Services Coordinator and Building Principal
FLSA Status: Hourly
Work Days:  220 (7.5 hour days with anticipated hours from 7:45am-3:45pm)
Rate of Pay Range: $16.50-$21.80/hour plus Board paid IMRF. To be determined based on experience.
*Position available for the 2024-2025 school year


To provide clerical and secretarial assistance to preschool and building administrators; conveying information regarding preschool functions and procedures; and supporting the broad array of services provided to students, parents, instructional and support employees.


Essential duties of this position include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains student attendance through Attendance Management system.
  • Prepares student attendance reports for use in the building/district and state reporting.
  • Prepares, copies and distributes notices, memoranda or other correspondence for the purpose of informing school employees regarding activities, events or other preschool-related matters.
  • Prepares purchase orders and manages purchasing of supplies, equipment, and services for the Preschool for All program.
  • Assists in maintaining preschool documents, files and records for the purpose of providing up-to-date reference and audit trail for Preschool for All grant compliance.
  • Assists in the coordination, scheduling, and collection of information for preschool screenings.
  • Coordinates and facilitates enrollment and registration of preschool students.
  • Assists with the maintenance of preschool class lists and waitlists.
  • Assists with the scheduling of IEP meetings, including EI transition meetings, and ensuring required paperwork and timelines are maintained.
  • Assists visitors to the office, including students, parents, substitute teachers, and others.
  • Answers telephone calls, and provides information and assistance to callers.
  • Distributes incoming mail appropriately; sends outgoing mail.
  • Evaluates situations for the purpose of taking appropriate action and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Responds to inquiries from students, parents and employees, providing information, facilitating communication among parties and/or providing direction.


  • Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance
  • Effective communication skills (written & oral)
  • Graduation from high school

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to describe problems and work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations.
  • Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Google Suite tools, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, the Internet, electronic mail).
  • Ability to problem solve job-related issues.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Ability to process paperwork accurately according to standardized procedures.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
  • Ability to be organized, maintain accurate records and process time management skills.
  • Ability to work well with teachers and parents.
  • Knowledge of office management procedures.


The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the physical demands of working in a standard office and school building environment. Generally the job requires reasonable duration of sitting, walking, and standing. The job is performed under a generally hazard free environment.


Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job.  This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment.  The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

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