E.L. Haynes Public Charter School ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2902528
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 8, 2018

Job Description


E.L Haynes Public Charter School was founded in 2004 and has an award-winning program based on effective practices for advancing student achievement. E.L. Haynes is named for Dr. Euphemia Lofton Haynes - the first African-American woman to receive a doctorate in mathematics and a DC public school teacher for 47 years. E.L. Haynes is among the top-performing charter schools in Washington D.C., and is recognized locally and nationally as a model and for our exceptional student achievement gains. E.L. Haynes currently serves nearly 1,200 students in grades PreK-12th.


Our Mission 

Every E.L. Haynes student of every race, socioeconomic status, and home language will reach high levels of academic achievement and be prepared to succeed at the college of his or her choice.  Every E.L. Haynes student will be adept at mathematical reasoning, will use scientific methods effectively to frame and solve problems, and will develop the lifelong skills needed to be successful individuals, active community members, and responsible citizens. 



The Office Manager is a critical position to the operation of the school. The duties of this position are many and varied; they require an individual who can prioritize multiple tasks, work in a fast paced environment, and meet deadlines. The Office Manager reports to the Operations Manager.


The following is a general list of responsibilities of the position—additional duties may be assigned:

  • Greets visitors, answers phones, responds to inquiries, and accurately processes messages.
  • Maintains a high level of awareness around upcoming events, visitors and general school information.
  • Prepares accurate written communications, including letters, newsletters, and notices.
  • Prepares required reports from raw data, which includes generating charts and graphs.
  • Keeps accurate records of student information in school databases and serves as the school lead for  the annual enrollment process including the related audit.
  • Gathers attendance information, contacts parents, and maintains accurate attendance records.
  • Establishes effective office procedures that enhance the efficiency of the school.
  • Interacts extensively with the staff and community.
  • Keeps administrators informed of unusual events, possible withdrawals and any other pertinent information.
  • Performs administrative duties for the Principal and Operations Manager as required.
  • Attends and participates in school events.
  • Helps maintain a supportive, learning environment for students and teachers.
  • Assists with building maintenance and emergency operations systems, including contacting outside companies, coordinating staff and communicating with families.
  • Work closely with the Department of Health-assigned Nurse to ensure the safety of all students.
  • Maintain current certifications and licensures to administer medicine, first aid and CPR.

The Ideal Candidate will possess:

  • A belief that all children, from every background, must receive an excellent, college-preparatory education, and are able to reach high levels of academic achievement.
  • Fully embraces serving students with English language learning and special needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and keep strong relationships with diverse students and families.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-motivation, especially when juggling competing priorities.
  • Ability to think strategically, translate thoughts to action, and follow-through with all details.
  • Humility, a sense of humor, and flexibility in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly prefered.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, depending on experience and qualifications. 

E.L. Haynes is an equal-opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, and promote for all jobs on the basis of merit, qualifications, skills and competence. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status.  E.L. Haynes will fully comply with all employment-related and other laws. All employment decisions will be made solely on the basis of the individual's qualifications as related to the requirement of the position being filled.


To Apply

Please visit the Join Our Team page on the E.L. Haynes website; https://www.elhaynes.org/apply-for-a-job to submit an application.  You may upload your resume and other relevant documents. 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    E.L. Haynes Public Charter School 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

    • Jermaine Elliott
    • 4501 Kansas Avenue NW
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20011

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