The Potomac School, a K-12 independent school in McLean, VA is seeking a full-time Receptionist. The person in this role will be the first face seen by those visiting the business office and must be able to create a warm and welcoming environment for visitors, employees, student, families and the general public. This role is responsible for greeting and directing visitors, notifying school employees of visitor arrivals, answering inquiries and obtaining information, and providing general support for various functions. This position provides information regarding activities at the school, location of departments, offices and school employees.
The ideal candidate should have at least two years of related work experience and possess a high school diploma, an associate or bachelor’s degree is preferred. We are looking for an individual that can establish and maintain effective working relationships, possess strong organizational skills, can maintain confidentiality and has a proven customer service orientation.
The Potomac School offers its employees a generous, comprehensive benefits package including financial assistance for enhanced professional development.
About The Potomac School
The Potomac School is an independent K-12 day school located in McLean, Va. While we are a K-12 school, we are more accurately described as a K through lifetime experience. We nurture the development of our students as unique individuals and as contributing members of a vibrant learning community.
Our school comprises four distinct yet interconnected divisions, joined through a shared mission, integrated curriculum, and deeply rooted communal ties. We enjoy the beauty and natural resources of our 90-acre campus, our athletic fields, woods, streams, and ponds providing a rare and wonderful setting for each student's educational journey.
Mission: At The Potomac School, we believe that intellectual development, love of learning, and strength of character are complementary, and equally essential, educational goals. With a firm commitment to our core values and a rigorous academic program, we prepare students to lead lives of purpose, achievement, and generosity of spirit.