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We are Aspire Living & Learning, a non-profit human services agency making a meaningful difference in the lives of adults and children with autism and other disabilities.

Hours: M-F 7:00a-3:00p

Salary range for this position is $40,000 – $55,000

Aspire Living & Learning is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist to work in our Stamford Location. This position will report to the Project Director/School Principal.  The Administrative Assistant will provide support to the school as well as to ongoing projects within the division of Education and Applied Behavioral Services.

What’s in it for you? 

  • 8-weeks of PTO annually, including personal time, mental health days, and school vacations
  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • 403(b) Deferred Compensation Plan with company match 
  • Tuition reimbursement for up to $500 per year for professional development opportunities (full-time employees only)
  • Full-time licensed employees and those seeking licensure or advance degrees may be eligible for enhanced tuition reimbursement for up to $3,000 per year
  • Mentorship and supervision for aspiring teachers, BCBAs, speech and language pathologists, and social workers
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Options for Supplemental Insurance


Position Overview:

Aspire Living & Learning Academy- Stamford is a small private non-profit school catering to fewer than 40 students. We are currently seeking a qualified individual to fulfill the dual role of School Nurse with Administrative Assistant responsibilities. The ideal candidate will hold and maintain, state certification of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse and possess excellent organizational and communication skills. This position offers the unique opportunity to contribute to both the health and administrative functions of our school community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Health Services:
    • Serve as a member of the school team as the designated health professional, (PPT) meetings as needed.
    • Maintain accurate health records in compliance with Connecticut state requirements.
    • Oversee compliance with state-mandated physical examinations and immunization requirements.
    • Coordinate the administration of prescribed medications and treatments for students.
    • Train designated staff in medication administration according to state regulations.
    • Develop individualized health care plans for students as needed.
    • Perform vision, hearing, and postural screenings as per state regulations.
    • Serve as a resource for school staff regarding health care issues and disease prevention.
    • Provide health care treatment to injured or sick students and staff.
  • Administrative Duties:
    • Monitor the school's main office, including greeting visitors and overseeing visitor sign-in/out
    • Answer phones, take messages, and manage incoming mail.
    • Assist with administrative tasks at the discretion of the Principal and Chief Administrator, such as making copies, entering data into record systems, and maintaining inventory of office supplies, school store items, and curricula.
    • Organize documents to be sent home for students and oversee ordering and delivery of school lunches.
    • Monitor student attendance and record absences.
    • Schedule PPT meetings and facilitate communication regarding PPTs and corresponding paperwork with districts.
    • Participate in the School Safety Committee by recording and distributing meeting minutes.


  • Certification as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Experience working in a school setting preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in basic computer applications and data entry.
  • Knowledge of Connecticut state regulations pertaining to school health services and administrative procedures is desirable.

If you want to join us in making a difference and positively impact the lives of others while charting your own path of development, then we at the Aspire team would love to hear from you.

Aspire Living & Learning believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

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