The main office of any school is like the kitchen of the home: It is the critical headquarters for operations and is an important intersection for every constituency in the community. We are seeking an Administrative Assistant who thrives on the busy pace of school life, is calm under pressure, and gets along as well with a toddler as they do with teachers and parents. Schedule: 7:45am-4pm, M-F; 12 month position with generous vacation and personal time.
Community: Greene Towne Montessori School, located in Center City Philadelphia, is dedicated to providing a stimulating learning environment for children ages 18 months to 6 years, consistent with the values and principles developed by Maria Montessori. It is our mission to develop each child's full human potential--emotionally, academically, and socially--and to foster a life-long love of learning. Our programs aim to meet the diverse needs of the children and families we serve (60 Toddler & 130 Primary students). Our urban location allows us to take advantage of Philadelphia's cultural and educational opportunities.
Qualifications: 4 year college degree, Advanced proficiency in Google Apps and MS Office (Word, Outlook & Excel), strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, plus high level of professionalism and discretion, ability to work independently and as part of a team.
About Greene Towne Montessori School
Since 1966, Greene Towne Montessori School has offered a superb early childhood experience in a vibrant urban setting. From its beginning, Greene Towne’s identity and character were formed by the vision of its founding parents, who wanted to develop a Montessori school that would serve everyone in its diverse urban neighborhood of Center City Philadelphia. Museums, parks, markets, streets and urban transit are extensions of the students’ classroom. The Greene Towne Montessori community of faculty and families represent a cross section of city neighborhoods and a broad spectrum of cultural origins.