Seeking Administrative Assistantstarting November 2019
Eager to add your voice to the creation of a new school?
Collaborative, reflective, and resilient?
Warm, friendly, and kind?
Do you want to...
Be a part of a founding team?
Work with students and faculty to create a joyful learning environment?
Do you have...
A deep belief in all children?
An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility?
Excellent written and verbal communication skills?
Compositive Primary, a new school serving three year olds through 5th grade, located on the Fitzsimons Innovation Campus in Aurora, Colorado, is now seeking an Administrative Assistant to be part of the founding team. Compositive Primary’s mission is to educate students to live lives of personal excellence. The school is organized around the integration of four domains: cognition, character, health and well-being, and community engagement; and seeks to cultivate every child’s capacity to reflect and learn, recognize and act, care and connect, and engage and serve. This integrated and personalized education places the child at the center of the learning process. Compositive Primary will be housed in a new facility currently under construction.
The Administrative Assistant will be the first person many visitors meet and therefore is an important representative of the school. Qualified candidates will have previous administrative support experience; excellent proofreading, editing, and grammar skills; the ability to manage multiple priorities with frequent and regular interruptions; and strong Mac skills. This position also requires strict confidentiality.
Administrative Assistant Responsibilities
Report to Head of School
Serve as reception point for School greeting constituents in person, via phone, or via written communication
Perform a variety of administrative duties, including but not limited to:
Special or bulk mailings
Teacher schedules and duties
Opening of School
Closing of School
Serve as Nurse for School
Assist with organizing events (Back-to-School Night, assemblies, guest speakers, etc.)
Maintain attendance records
Schedule Parent/Teacher Conferences
Assist Director of Outreach and Director of Inquiry and Instruction as needed
Weekly order of meals through food provider
Handle food and relationship with food provider
Maintain office organization and supplies
Additional duties as deemed necessary by the School
Attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility
Effective time management skills and ability to handle frequent and regular interruptions by a variety of constituents inherent in the position while completing tasks in a timely manner
Ability to work with minimal supervision
About Compositive Primary
Compositive Primary is a workplace-based school that opened on the Fitzsimons Innovation Campus in Fall 2019. Compositive's curriculum integrates cognition, character, health and well-being, and community engagement. This approach is unique in that students are placed at the center of their own education, empowering them to become curious learners and contributing citizens. Compositive Primary's integrated, personalized, and wholistic educational program cultivates every child's capacity to reflect and learn, recognize and act, care and connect, and engage and serve.