Administrative Assistant for John Dewey Learning Academy

Keystone Learning Service is looking to hire a full time Administrative Assistant for John Dewey Learning Academy (JDLA). John Dewey Learning Academy is an alternative school program located in Ozawkie, Kansas, who provides educational services to student grades K-12. 

Position:       Administrative Assistant for John Dewey Learning Academy (JDLA)

Reports to:   Principal of JDLA

Qualifications:  Post high school training or previous experience in clerical work or office management; good oral and written communication skills; average or better computer skills; ability to maintain confidentiality of information; ability to organize projects and complete accurately, ability to work in a fast paced and ever changing environment. 

Duties:          Include but are not limited to:

1.    Assist with clerical tasks and other needs, such as making arrangements for and assisting with meetings, obtaining supplies, delivering documents, etc.

2.    Assist Principal in crisis situations by contacting the police and parents when needed.

3.    Administer medication as delegated by the school nurse.

4.    Assist the principal with managing the food program.

5.    Maintain daily student attendance.

6.    Assist with orientation of new staff.

7.    Participate as a member of a collaborative work group by assisting with other activities and projects as requested.

Education:  High School Diploma required.

Evaluation:   Will be the responsibility of the Principal at JDLA.

This will be a ten month position from August through May.

Keystone Learning Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.




Keystone Learning Services / Northeast Kansas Education Service Center USD 608
Keystone offers a $465 fringe benefit towards an Aetna Managed Choice Open Access health insurance plan. $13.00 per hour
Job Start Date: July-25-2018
Applications Due By: July-31-2018

Job Contact Information

Shiloh Thacher - sthacher@keystonelearning.org - 785-876-2214

Employer Information

Keystone Learning Services / Northeast Kansas Education Service Center USD 608 www.keystonelearning.org

Keystone Learning Services is recognized as a leader in educational initiatives in Kansas. This is due in large part to the outstanding people we employ.  Our staff is comprised of people who want to help students achieve their dreams, work in a positive environment and appreciate the lifestyle possible in Northeast Kansas.  We strive to employ highly qualified and dedicated staff and we support them in their efforts. Staff report that through the support provided through the mentor program and administration contact they see individual growth personally and professionally.

The mission of Keystone Special Education Interlocal is to provide high quality services to students, families and school districts.  We have been recognized as one of the leaders in the state in the areas of Response to Intervention (RtI/MTSS), early childhood special education, and non-categorical service delivery. 

Keystone Learning Services provides special education support to eight school districts:  Atchison County Community Schools USD 377, Jefferson County North USD 339, Jefferson West USD 340, McLouth USD 342, Oskaloosa USD 341, Perry-Lecompton USD 343, Valley Falls USD 338 and Easton USD 449.  Special education teachers, related service providers, and paraeducators are hired through Keystone.  Keystone also hires special education administrators to assist schools with planning, training, and supervision of special education staff, support staff, encourage collaboration between sped and legal issues, required documentation and reporting, and allocating resources for special education.  Our school districts boundaries cross into Douglas, Jackson, Jefferson and Atchison Counties, (most are located around Lake Perry). 

In addition to special education services, Keystone also provides other programs and services such as:  Tiny K programs in 7 counties, cooperative purchasing, internet and technology services, comprehensive staff development, Parents as Teachers in 21 school districts, WebKIDSS IEP Consortium, John Dewey Learning Academy, manage KSDE TASN grants, Autism, and Statewide MTSS. 

Whatever you are looking for, you can probably find it in Northeast Kansas.  We have found the area a great place to start and raise families, sit back and relax watching the sunset. Great schools, good students and unmatched community support for education makes Keystone Learning Services and Northeast Kansas a great choice!


Employer Address: 500 E. Sunflower Blvd.

Ozawkie, Kansas


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