Green Acres School seeks a part-time (30-hours/weekly) administrative assistant to support the work of the Lower School Head and to collaborate with staff in multiple areas of the school’s daily operations. Previous employment at a school is preferable, as is proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel, in particular) and Veracross (or a similar database). Qualified candidates must be highly organized, detail oriented, and strong in written communication, including editorial skills. The ability to interact enthusiastically with students (Pre-K to grade 8), parents, teachers, administrators, and community members is a key component of this position. Additional attributes required include:
maintain calendar for the Lower School Head with attention to other administrators’ calendars and school events
prepare for Back-to-School Night, Parent Conferences, and other school events
read and edit student reports, Lower School newsletters, curriculum statements, and correspondence
handle application files and required documents for students applying to other schools
maintain forms in compliance with standards for the Maryland Office of Child Care
maintain and file records for students and staff
coordinate set-up and schedules for visitors to school, including parents, teachers, and education professionals
respect confidential information and handle private matters with discretion,
assist Lower School staff, parents, and students with multi-faceted requests
demonstrate resourcefulness, initiative, and generosity of spirit
Please send a cover letter, current resume, and Green Acres Employment Application (available at www.greenacres.org > About > School Employment) to: email@example.com
Founded in 1934, Green Acres School is one of the country’s leading progressive schools. Serving approximately 250 students in grades PK-8, the school occupies a 15-acre campus in North Bethesda, Maryland. Our school focuses on the development of the whole child through an academically challenging program that emphasizes interdisciplinary and experiential learning.
Green Acres School offers a collegial work environment, competitive salaries, and a strong benefits package.