Friends Community School of College Park, MD seeks a full-time Office Assistant. Our “green” campus is located within minutes from the Beltway, surrounded by Greenbelt National Park. FCS is a progressive K-8 Quaker school with small class sizes, serving a diverse student body from Prince George’s, eastern Montgomery counties and nearby Washington DC neighborhoods.
Primary responsibilities of this position record keeping/date management (attendance, student/family/faculty databases, student health records, teacher schedules, etc), answering phone and greeting visitors, scheduling substitute teachers, compilation and updating of various reports and handbooks, tending to sick students, and other office tasks. The school’s office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Requirements for this position include:
Bachelor's degree and proven administrative experience
Proficiency with MS Office software, and ability and willingness to become proficient in use of the School's electronic administrative systems.
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to work both independently and cooperatively as a member of the administrative team; and to interact happily and productively with students, parents, and colleagues.
Must pass criminal background investigation
First Aid, CPR, and CMT (certified medication technician) certifications (the school may allow these to be acquired after hiring).
Patience, a sense of humor, and familiarity with Quaker processes and values are extremely helpful. Employees are expected to participate actively in our community.
Friends Community School is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational community and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender, color, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.