To join a vibrant, creative, passionate, and aspirational team of educators and directors; work on a waterfront, life-filled campus, all with a focus on supporting children, adolescents, and families in learning and flourishing. This position will support the multi-faceted needs related to school administrative operations.
Marin Montessori School:
This is an especially thrilling time to join Marin Montessori, a highly regarded Bay Area not-for-profit school with a history of over fifty years, a central campus in Corte Madera, a thriving newer Junior High program in San Rafael, and accreditations from both AMI (Association Montessori International) and CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools). MMS recently completed a $3.5mm capital campaign and the expansion of our Corte Madera campus, creating a stunning waterfront and nature-rich elementary wing. Committed to inclusion, $1mm of MMS’s $9mm annual budget is awarded in tuition assistance every year. As a Green-Ribbon awarded school committed to making a positive impact on our environment, we were proud to welcome former Vice President Al Gore as our keynote speaker in 2019-2020, who spoke on climate change and youth activism, at our annual fundraiser in support of Tuition Assistance. We look forward to welcoming chef and food activist Alice Waters to our benefit this spring. Marin Montessori is a community of passionate educators, flourishing students, and engaged and enthusiastic families.
Provide human resource services support, including but not limited to maintaining employee records, on-boarding, off-boarding, and benefits management
Ensuring compliance with annual childcare licensing requirements
Adhoc projects related to operations and/or educational program as assigned by Director of Finance & Operations, Program Directors, or Director of Strategic Initiatives
Organizing of employee or community events that are overseen by the Director of Finance & Operations or Director of Strategic Initiatives
Scheduling, file maintenance, and other administrative duties in support of the Director of Finance & Operations.
Support communications related to COVID-19 pandemic with oversight by the Director of Finance
Management of the school’s calendar
The ideal candidate will have:
Previous experience working as an office assistant, human resource or administrative assistant, or project manager
Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Experience with project management:
Other required attributes include the following:
Detail orientation: exhibited experience in handling time-sensitive information with urgency and accuracy
Strong organization skills
Drive and own results-: capable of pushing tasks through to completion with minimal supervision. Take ownership of projects and seek initiative for improvement
Proven track record of meeting commitments with the highest standards of ethics and integrity
Adaptability is a must: comfortable with pivoting quickly and adjusting priorities as needed
Flexibility and warmth, along with a high degree of professionalism, strong work ethic, and a collaborative work style
Rock-solid integrity and a finely tuned moral compass
Enthusiasm for MMS’s professional expectations: direct and kind communication, appreciation, accountability, and assumption of good intentions
Must pass the LiveScan fingerprint testing through the Department of Justice
Must have a clean and valid California Driver License
Additional Salary Information: Salary:
This is a non-exempt, full-time administrative position.
Marin Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of age, ancestry, color, religious creed, denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical), marital, familial or parental status, medical condition, genetic information, military and Veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, political affiliation, or sexual orientation.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]