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School Office Coordinator

Position Type Staff
Start 01/03/2022
School Name Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
City, State Bellevue, WA 
Posted 11/23/2021

Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart provides a diverse and rigorous college preparatory environment that inspires young women to become confident, compassionate leaders. As a member of a global network of more than 150 schools, we educate to the core of our 200-year tradition through the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria: a personal and active faith in God, a deep respect for intellectual values, a social awareness that impels one to action, the building of community as a Christian value, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.

Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart welcomes students, adults and families into a learning environment which respects and strives for diversity, openness, understanding and acceptance of all human beings.

The School Office Coordinator will serve as a valued member of the academic administrative team reporting to the Director of School Operations and Registrar. This is a full-time, 11-month position from August 1-June 30 annually.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Track daily student attendance, including late arrivals and early dismissals
  • Maintain student health records using online database; dispense student prescription and over-the-counter medications; provide basic care for sick or injured students; and ensure that all policies and procedures regarding student health are followed
  • Act as teacher of record for students registered for ‘Study Block,’ tracking attendance and student location on campus
  • Assist with planning and preparation of school events in coordination with Director of School Operations and other faculty/staff
  • With Director of School Operations, serve as point of contact for parents regarding day-to-day operations of the school
  • Manage the purchasing of textbooks and supplies, track spending, and prepare monthly reconciliation of school credit cards
  • Serve as part of the emergency response team, ensuring that emergency procedures are followed
  • Manage and organize used uniform storage and access for students
  • Supervise student employees for after-school supervision program
  • Prepare annual immunization report as required by the State of Washington Department of Health
  • Provide support to the Director of School Operations, school administrative team, and teachers
  • Prepare and update school forms and documents
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Three to five years of relevant experience

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, including writing and telephone skills
  • Ability to work effectively on a team
  • Basic first-aid knowledge
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to maintain professional demeanor and exercise sound judgment and discretion
  • General digital literacy (use of a laptop, connecting to the network, internet safety, operating a network phone system and copier system, etc.), intermediate to advanced skills in MS Office Suite products (Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.), web applications such as Google Suite, video conferencing software, etc. as appropriate to job duties; ability to master common automated systems, and confidently learn new technology
  • Ability to successfully pass both initial and periodic federal, state, and local background checks
  • Flexibility, maturity, and a good sense of humor

Salary/Benefits: Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through competitive compensation.

Application Process: Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Teri Anderson at tanderson@forestridge.org. This position is open until filled.

Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, creed, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by local law. Motivated by the belief that building and nurturing relationships matter for a strong community, Forest Ridge believes that the work of inclusion and equity is everyone's work, and is committed to cultivating systems, structures, and practices founded on these values. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

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