School Administrative Assistant

Manhattan Permanent USD45 - USD48
  • Must be vaccinated to work in New York City
  • Location: Upper West Side

About Our Client

Special Education | Nonprofit | School

Job Description

  • Be present at the school Monday to Friday, 7:45AM - 3:45PM
  • Directly report to the CFO with daily administrative tasks
  • Work alongside the Administrative Team and support Managers & 4 Division Directors
  • Organize busy calendars and ensure meetings are ran efficiently
  • Assist with special projects
  • Liaise with faculty, staff, teachers, parents, and executives
  • Answer phone calls & emails
  • Answer inquires, questions, etc. with potential families and parents
  • Provide excellent customer service to families and parents
  • Support with overseeing the children, as needed

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant


  • Minimum of an Associate's Degree
  • Experience working in an Administrative position: Administrative Assistant, Secretary, Office Manager, Receptionist
  • Experience working in education is a plus, but not required: Teaching, Classroom, School Aide
  • Strongly proficient using Google Workspace (Drive, Docs & Sheets) and Microsoft Office
  • Must have strong communication: written & verbal skills
  • Self-motivated, reliable, and a team player
  • Mission-driven, compassionate, friendly, and customer service oriented
  • Ability to handle confidential material
  • Comfortable working with children of all ages


  • Ability to commute and work in-person Monday through Friday (no expectations)
  • Hours: 7:45AM to 3:45PM with a 1-hour lunch break
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Background Check & Fingerprinting will be required

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity within education as an Administrator
  • Permanent opportunity
  • Ability to work with an incredible team and culture
  • Paid school holidays, 20 PTO days, and additional benefits
Tara Angelillo
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Job summary

Office Support
Sub Sector
Not For Profit
Contract Type
Consultant name
Tara Angelillo
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