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|School Name||Valley School, The|
|City, State||Seattle, WA|
Position Title: Office Manager/Registrar
Position Type: Hourly, Non-Exempt/Part Time
Hours: Mornings 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Term: As of October 1, 2020
Reports To: Director of Admissions and Community Relations
The Valley School
The Valley School is a co-educational day elementary school, serving students pre-kindergarten through the fifth grade. Founded in 1985, The Valley School offers a high-quality academic foundation in a small school setting, rich with opportunities for creativity, exploration, and play. We celebrate childhood. Our learning program is a mixture of playful work and purposeful play and is designed to be developmentally appropriate at each grade. Social emotional learning and skill development form an important pillar of our program, in addition to academics, specialist classes, and dynamic playground spaces designed to offer myriad opportunities for students to learn and grow.
Our Mission and Values
At The Valley School, we ignite children’s natural passion for learning. Our students develop an academic foundation and become joyful learners through playful work, purposeful play, and the practice of community. Our Values are: celebration of childhood, collaboration, creativity, equity and inclusion, kindness, and respect for individuality.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA) Statement
The Valley School honors diversity, practices inclusion, and invites courageous conversations. We strive to create a community where each individual is valued, respected, and included. Though the journey can be muddy – much like our playground – we aim to give every child the tools necessary to flourish.
Office Manager Position
The Office Manager/Registrar position provides general assistance and office support for the successful running of school programs. This position is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to our internal and external communities, as well as ensuring office supplies, organizational needs, and deliveries are all handled in a timely and efficient manner. Attendance, transcripts, and online school forms are managed on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis, requiring proficiency in relevant computer software platforms. Managing students who need medication, are feeling unwell, or need a moment of rest and quiet are also cared for by the Office Manager. Essential functions of this position are included below. A more detailed job description will be provided during the application process.
The above essential functions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills.
In experience and skills, the ideal candidate will have:
Please email a cover letter, a current resume, and three references to Lora Kolmer, Director of Admissions and Community Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Valley School offers a salary that is competitive with comparable schools in the Seattle area and is commensurate with experience and credentials. We also offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, and Paid Time Off (PTO), plus opportunities for professional development.
The Valley School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation (including gender expression or identity), race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability.