Administrative Assistant (Full-time)

Beginning Jan. 2019. Resume and cover letter to karafrison@wyeriverupperschool.org or mailed to: WRUS 316 S. Commerce Street Centreville MD 21617.
No phone calls please.

The Administrative Assistant for WRUS serves as the most important daily point of contact for current and prospective families. This individual works in collaboration with the Executive Director and entire staff to ensure the students’ and families’ fulfilling experience. He or She also serves to support the positive experience of the entire staff and to an extent the Board of Trustees. This person will have the opportunity to interact directly with students and staff and foster their skills, interests, and talents accordingly. There is a path toward teaching or other school responsibilities if academic requirements are met.

The Admin. Assistant will work closely with the entire administrative team to support the School’s program and functions. He or she will collaborate with the School’s Consulting Nurse and will manage students’ medications.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong understanding and appreciation for the mission of the School and its students. He or she will demonstrate superb customer service skills, appropriate business attire/presentation, outstanding organizational skills, and excellent computer skills - including use of online forms, spreadsheets, word processing, and e-mail. He or she must be prompt and demonstrate a work ethic that is responsive and respectful to all of the School’s constituents. In collaboration with the Director of Transportation and Executive Director, this position may assume responsibility for monitoring and communicating winter weather delays and closings.

The position offers a positive work environment, competitive salary and benefits and considerable annual leave. A minimum of two years relevant professional experience is required. A bachelor’s degree is a plus. The successful candidate must pass a background check. References will be checked for finalists. Please provide a minimum salary expectation in a cover letter.

Substitute Teachers

Wye River Upper School seeks qualified substitute teachers in a variety of subject areas. Must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree and pass criminal background check. Competitive hourly pay.
Send resume and cover letter to jennifermcpeake@wyeriverupperschool.org.

Wye River Upper School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, employment policies, financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.