About the Opportunity

The mission of our schools is to ensure that our scholars receive the most rigorous education. Core to achieving this mission is smooth operations that support all stakeholders ability to educate our scholars. Working with the Operations Manager, the Receptionist will ensure systematic, proactive, and efficient management of incoming communications and guest relations.

Who You Are

  • An education equity advocate with an unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars.
  • A flexible professional with outstanding written and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish (required).
  • A relationship-builder and clear communicator with the ability to work and collaborate with diverse stakeholders in service of scholar achievement.
  • An exceptional organizer who can keep track of  information and make challenging decisions of prioritization in a fast-paced environment on a daily basis.

What You’ll Do

  • Serve as the ambassador and enthusiastic face of the school, ensuring all persons entering the school space are welcomed, respected, and appropriately supported in a manner that allows them to fully participate in the communal mission of the school.
  • Create the positive and welcoming environment all our families and guests deserve by ensuring reception spaces are clean, welcoming, and informative.
  • Navigate the continuity of incoming and outgoing information in a systematic, efficient, and resourceful manner. As the first person receiving issues, it’s not enough to just know to whom you should direct someone. The more you can resolve issues, the more it helps the team.
  • Coordinate schoolwide and personal communications and notices to parents in English, Spanish and any other languages represented by large majorities on campus.
  • Proactively engage with scholars, families, and staff in the attendance process to ensure scholars are safe and maximizing their academic learning opportunities.
  • Monitor incoming and outgoing traffic with a keen eye for potential issues in order to protect the well-being of scholars, staff, and the sanctity of the educational environment.
  • Coordinate the efficient and safe movement of scholars during arrival and dismissal, including processing of late arrivals and communication surrounding dismissal or transportation changes for individuals.
  • Other school operations tasks as assigned by the Operations Manager.

Compensation

Salary range is $35,000-$40,000 commensurate with your experience. Democracy Prep employees are provided with a benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, 403B matching, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a smartphone, and a laptop.

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Democracy Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our mission is to educate responsible citizen-scholars who will change the world. We strongly believe that by building a DREAM team that represents numerous perspectives, backgrounds, and expertises, we can achieve this goal together. This is a value we highly support and strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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