Administrative Coordinator – The Washington Market School – New York, NY

Our terrific school is a large, well-established, non-profit private Early Childhood Center located in Lower Manhattan. We follow a teaching philosophy which combines the Montessori and Reggio Emilia programs. Our community of educators, administrators and parents is enormously supportive.

Position Description:

Our school has two sites. The Administrative Coordinator is the point person for their assigned site and is stationed at the reception desk. As such, they are the first point of contact for the school, working with all members of the school community and serving as the school’s liaison. Specific responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

Be the “Front Office” representative of the school both on the telephone and at the reception desk.
Receive the children’s health and general information records and enter this information into the school’s data base.
Prepare reports for teachers and administrators as needed.
Submit for approval, order and organize supplies for the operation of the school (i.e. paper goods, cleaning and office supplies and other items as needed).

Minimum Position Requirements:

A completed Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent.
Superb organization and communication skills.
Proficiency in all office technologies with a focus on Excel and database software (preferably File Maker).
Priority given to candidates with experience in an Early Childhood setting.

How to apply

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to indicating Administrative Coordinator in the subject line. Applicants who do not include a cover letter will not be considered. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.