Description Baker Demonstration School, an independent progressive PK-8 school on Chicago’s North Shore, is seeking an exemplary greeter and receptionist for its front office. We value candidates who genuinely love people and are warm, helpful, and professional in their interactions. We place a high value on community and seek candidates who have excellent interpersonal skills and who will work well with all visitors, parents, students and colleagues. Baker Demonstration School places a high value on creating a diverse faculty and staff that reflects the cultural richness of Chicago. This position is from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Requirements ? Commitment to a kind, warm reception for each person who enters the building, an ability to skillfully and professionally direct each person’s inquiry and to address challenges as they arise ? Passion and skill to contribute positively to an educational environment that supports a lifelong love of learning, self-esteem, and respect for the community and the world in which we live ? Commitment to engaging in community conversations about equity and inclusivity ? Passion and skill to contribute positively to the school community and to develop strong relationships with students and families Qualifications & Skills ? Possesses high energy, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude ? Excellent organization skills ? Strong commitment to continued professional growth n a collaborative learning environment ? Tech skills - including expertise in Google Suites, database entry and reporting, & calendar organization & scheduling
About Baker Demonstration Schoo
Baker Demonstration School is an independent day school, committed to providing an exemplary Preschool, Elementary and Middle School education to our 300 students. We believe that children learn best in an inclusive, creative community that encourages individual risk-taking and values different ways of learning. Baker’s experiential approach nurtures the development of the whole child enabling each student to be fully prepared for intellectual, artistic, physical and social/emotional challenges well beyond Baker. We cultivate our students’ intrinsic motivation to learn and their active participation in the learning process. We foster excellence through critical thinking and integrated connections across academic and artistic endeavors. We promote collaboration while developing personal leadership. We foster citizenship by encouraging students to develop self-awareness and compassion for others. Baker celebrates individual, family and cultural differences and graduates students who appreciate diversity in all its forms.
Baker Demonstration School does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, or sexual identity in its hiring ...processes and actively promotes the principles and practices of diversity throughout the school community. We offer competitive compensation and a progressive community dedicated to learning and engaged citizenship.