Join our team of enthusiastic, dynamic and collaborative professionals at Gesher Jewish Day School!
For more than three decades, Gesher JDS has been the center of learning for Jewish children of all backgrounds throughout Northern Virginia. Our academic program weaves meaningful Jewish learning with a rigorous general studies curriculum throughout the day, providing a comprehensive education from Junior Kindergarten through Middle School. Our graduates emerge prepared for high school with a love for learning and strong Jewish values.
The Assistant to the Head of School/Administrative Coordinator at Gesher Jewish Day School ensures that anyone interacting with Gesher JDS immediately feels welcomed and cared for as a valued member of our community. We prioritize the cultivation of relationships which foster trust, support, honesty, respect, partnership, and collaboration. We build trust through responsive communication and listening with curiosity. This professional is critical to the Gesher community experience.
We are seeking a hard-working, creative, and intuitive full-time, year round team member with strong organizational and communication skills. The primary role of this position is to be the “face” of the school and support the Head of School and Advancement Department, and manage the front office. The position will have varied duties and candidates must be able to multitask and work independently and collaboratively with the administrative team, lay leadership, educational staff, parents & volunteers throughout the school year.
Serve as the friendly, helpful “face” of the school on all reception duties including greeting visitors, phone calls, and email inquiries
Administrative support and calendar management for the Head of School
Support Advancement Office with administrative needs
Provide administrative support in the school front office – student attendance/transportation, supplies, mail, copying, filing, data entry etc.
Assist with input of student and donor data into database
If you are a self-motivated, hard-working, team player with a flexible “can do” attitude and:
You are a clear communicator who is attentive to nuance
You are proficient in MS Office (including excel and word) as well as Google apps and G-Suite
You are able to work as part of a team and maintain motivation while working independently
You are able to multitask with optimism, enthusiasm and a rigorous attention to detail
You lead with self-awareness, and humility, with superior interpersonal skills
You demonstrate sound judgment and the ability to maintain confidential information with discretion
You work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
You can learn or already understand CRM databases for pulling reports and editing (specifically FACTS and DonorPerfect)
Pay: $40,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year
Gesher Jewish Day School is open and in person 5 days a week. For the health and safety of our community, we require teachers and students to wear masks, social distance and have a daily health screening at this time.
Gesher Jewish Day School is committed to equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, and physical or mental disability, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.