The Field School, an independent co-educational 370 student school serving grades 6-12, is currently searching for an individual to join our administrative support team.
The available position, based out of the Front Office, shares front office duties and provides support to two Associate Heads of School. Our Front Office functions as the nerve center for our school environment. You will be a member of a team charged with providing support services to our faculty, staff, students and parents. This is a highly visible position within the Field School Community.
Duties include but are not be limited to:
Receiving, screening and directing of all visitors
Screening and directing of phone calls
Management of student attendance and health records
Maintenance of curriculum board
Coordination of substitutes and tutors
Ordering and inventory of office supplies for faculty and staff
Maintenance and management of the Associate Heads of School calendars
Administrative support of faculty recruitment process
Administration of first aid and medication to students
Must enjoy teenagers and their parents.
Strong oral and written communication skills required
Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills required
Proficiency with all Google applications required
Previous experience working in a school a plus
Previous experience working with Information Systems, particularly Magnus Health and Whipple Hill/Blackbaud highly desirable
Familiarity with DC DOH Immunization Reporting highly desirable
Certification as Medical Administration Tech highly desirable – will be required to obtain/update upon hire
Flexibility, a sense of humor and the ability to remain calm and function effectively in a chaotic environment absolutely necessary
If you are highly organized, thrive in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment and possess the necessary skills as outlined above - please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be perfect for this job to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also include salary requirements and references
Desired start date for this hire is August 14, 2017
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
The Field School is an independent coeducational 370 student school serving Grades 6-12.
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OUR CORE VALUES:
Field Celebrates Individuals.
At The Field School, students with diverse backgrounds, strengths, and challenges know they are welcomed, appreciated, and supported in being themselves.
Field Teaches Inquiry, Analysis, and... Creativity.
A Field education emphasizes analytic thinking, articulate expression, and creative process — skills that allow students to learn, to communicate, and to engage with the world.
Field Teaches Through Dialogue and Passion.
Enthusiasm and open, respectful dialogue are foundations of learning at Field. Teachers and students establish strong relationships that spark authentic learning.
Field Students Participate and Learn to Care.
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Field Is Informal.
The Field School environment is relaxed, and classes are small — crucial ingredients in encouraging conversation, daring, and knowing each other.