Achievement Preparatory Academy ( learn more )

Washington , DC ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2876773
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : March 20, 2018

Job Description

What You Will Do

  • Organize and coordinate main office logistics daily (school day: 8:00 AM – 4:15 PM M, T, Th, F and 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM Wed.)
  • Communicate with all stakeholders (in person, phone, email, mail, fax) professionally, courteously, accurately, and promptly
  • Monitor, maintain, and process voicemail, school email inbox, postal mail, and fax efficiently
  • Maintain a professional, presentable, and organized front desk/lobby environment
  • Create, maintain and disseminate (or support the dissemination of) current directories, calendars, and newsletters
  • Collect, maintain, and disseminate (as needed) data for scholar records, including enrollment, grades, attendance, and discipline
  • Coordinate attendance communication, including notifying families and school officials regarding tardies, absences, and truancy
  • Support other operational efforts, including logistical coordination of special programming and medication administration
  • Manage time, tasks, deadlines and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Receive continuous feedback from peers and school leaders on your practice and be expected to give the same
  • Embody our core values of Determination, Respect, Enthusiasm, Accountability, and Mastery
  • Exhibit an unwavering commitment to high academic achievement and character development in our scholars
  • Be on campus from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM daily
  • Other duties as required to fulfill our mission in the lives of our scholars


You Must Have

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of administrative and office organizational experience


It Would Be Nice for You to Have

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1+ years of experience working in an urban school setting
  • Experience with PowerSchool, student information systems, or database systems


Who We Are


Achievement Prep is a public charter school network committed to historically underserved communities of Southeast Washington, DC. Our elementary school, PreK3 – 3rd grade, includes an early childhood partnership with AppleTree Institute. The flagship middle school is an expanded model that serves 4th – 8th grade. Our mission is to prepare students to excel as high-achieving scholars and leaders in high school, college and beyond.


What We Value

  • 100% Scholars: You prioritize what’s best for scholars first.
  • Results Without Excuses: You set, track and achieve ambitious goals; and you own the mistakes.
  • Sweat the Small Stuff: You pay attention to the smallest details to ensure smooth, predictable, and effective outcomes.
  • Community Matters – Mightily: You show care and respect for others – even when the work is taxing.
  • Unapologetically Mission-Driven: You have a “whatever it takes” mentality in achieving the mission.
  • Many Minds, One Mission: You value and partner with parents and the community for the good of scholars.


What You Get

  • Development:
    • Ongoing weekly or bi-weekly coaching and development from direct supervisor
    • Opportunities to participate in external professional development that increases effectiveness in the role
  • Compensation & Benefits:
    • Achievement Prep offers highly competitive compensation & benefits
    • Medical, vision, dental benefits
    • Flexible spending accounts for transit, dependent care, and medical expenses
    • 401k with automatic immediate employer matching up to 4%
  • It Pays to Stay:
    • Upon completion of 2 full school years of service, employees become eligible for annual loyalty incentives
    • Gifts and Achievement Prep swag
    • Bonuses
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Achievement Preparatory Academy is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Valerie Evans , Chief Talent Officer
    • 908 Wahler Place, SE
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20032

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