School Support/Admin

The Birch School, Inc.

Posted 1 year ago

We are seeking a school support person/ admin for the Birch School front desk. Our school community is flexible, tolerant, and we aim for happy and healthy days. We are a small team, and we all “wear many hats”, taking responsibility in several areas. Our school culture is warm and welcoming. Students are ages 10 – 17, so applicants must have a genuine appreciation for teens. Adults interact with students throughout the day and each team member provides mentoring support for a small group of students. Our community is creative and adaptive. We embrace innovation and promote modern solutions to education, with a focus on student-led individualized learning in community.

This is part-time, approximately half-time, flexible schedule, in-person with some remote opportunities. Morning availability is preferred.

We are currently seeking the right person to join our team to provide support for our school in the following areas:

  • Recordkeeping, i.e. attendance, transcripts, student records
  • Managing systems such as Google Workspace, Google Classroom, and Student Information System
  • Managing daily communication with families and students concerning attendance and other necessary communications, via email and telephone
  • Know how to use Discord, or be willing to learn,
  • Support teachers by assisting with logistical and technical issues
  • Support students by providing technical assistance and troubleshooting
  • Manage required data collection and reporting
  • Support admissions team with communications and events
  • Assist the team with setup and cleanup of learning spaces at the start and end of the week

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Advanced working knowledge of google suite, excel, Discord, on Mac and PC
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Well organized and systems focused
  • Appropriate public-facing communications style
  • Comfortable working with children, teenagers and their families
  • Experience with data collection, record keeping and data reporting
  • Flexible, adaptable attitude
  • Experience juggling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to complete time-based tasks
  • Understanding of, or willingness to learn about, student-centered education and modern learning techniques and approaches.
  • Willingness to participate in all areas of school functions, i.e. special events, maintaining equipment and learning spaces, ensuring a safe environment, supervising students occasionally.
  • BONUS:
    • Desire to learn and/or experience with mentoring individual students
    • Knowledge of High School transcripts and college admissions requirements
    • Experience with Google Classroom
    • Problem-Solver, solutions oriented
    • Experience with K-12 Education

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