The Lab School of Washington is seeking an administrative assistant for the Junior High Division (7th and 8th grades) beginning mid-August 2018 through mid-June 2019. Responsibilities include attendance, scheduling, parent communication, and supporting division faculty and administration.
A bachelor's degree is required in addition to strong written and verbal communication skills, solid organizational and technology skills, specifically in word, excel, and powerpoint, and well-honed interpersonal skills with both adults and students. Flexibility, resourcefulness, and a sense of humor are highly valued attributes. Experience in a school-based setting a plus.
For 50 years, The Lab School has been providing an exceptional academic experience for students (grades 1-12) with learning differences. The first school of its type in the nation, The Lab School enjoys a worldwide reputation for transforming lives and guiding students on the path toward success.
The Lab School of Washington is an innovative learning community fostering scholarship and creativity in students with different learning styles. In an environment of inquiry and hands-on exploration, Lab School students learn to advocate for themselves as they become engaged and compassionate members of a global society. The goals of the institution are to:
provide a rigorous, best in class, college-preparatory education;
prepare students for a lifetime of learning;
provide intensive remediation and teach useful learning strategies;
use visual and performing arts to facilitate the education process;
bring multi-sensory and experiential learning methods into the classroom;
support and educate parents;
pioneer research and design new methodologies to remain on the cutting edge of the field;
incorporate the latest technology into all Lab School programs;
provide a challenging ...yet collaborative environment for staff and invest in professional development;
disseminate the results of our programs to public and private schools that serve students who learn in both traditional and non-traditional ways.