The Learning Community ( learn more )

Central Falls, Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3096919
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : June 10, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2019

Job Description

The Learning Community, a vibrant public charter school, seeks to hire an Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant will join our dynamic Admin team and report to an Administrative Manager. This person will provide key leadership to a myriad of tasks and projects essential to the team’s administration. Duties will include back up support to Director of Teaching and Learning and support with tasks such as meeting organization and various other administrative tasks.

The Learning Community, an innovative urban K-8 charter school?with 82%?of students that?qualify for free or reduced-price lunch/the proxy for poverty rate,?34% English Language Learners?and high student achievement,?is a warm and welcoming school that believes deeply in the voices of teachers, students and families.?We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package.?Candidates of color and bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. We strive to have a team that reflects the racial diversity of our students and families. It is important to us that our students can see themselves in the adults that surround them each day.?The Learning Community is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Support with quarterly assessment reporting, report card maintenance, teacher schedule process
• Support annual testing needs
• Support daily, quarterly and end of year administrative tasks as need in our Middle Grades
• Support and take on projects as assigned by the Director of Teaching and Learning
• Act as back up to the Administrative Manager when she is not in the office
• Set up and organization of meetings and team events (weekly team meetings, team Professional Development days, etc.)
• Scheduling meetings/spaces on Microsoft Outlook as needed
• Maintain Team lists, signage, supplies in copy room and conference rooms
• Photocopy and printing support
• Various other administrative tasks

Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities:
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Proficiency with Windows-based computer applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Ability to organize time, prioritize tasks, work independently or collaboratively and accomplish tasks while maintaining accuracy despite frequent interruptions and changing priorities
• Experience in meeting planning, scheduling and organizing meetings
• Initiative to ensure project deadlines are met
• A commitment to and enthusiasm for our mission and to supporting the entire Team

Training and Experience:
• Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree or equivalent education and experience
• 1-3 years of experience in project management and support
• Experience in administrative settings/roles required


Warm and Professional Work Environment: We have an extremely upbeat, proactive and supportive atmosphere. Open communication systems ensure every person has a chance to voice concerns and ideas about all aspects of the school. We are known for responding quickly to the needs of both students and colleagues. We have among the best family engagement in the state, and strong support from our community.

Unique Opportunities for Career Growth: We are also a Teaching Studio where teachers who are interested in opening their classrooms to visiting learners or providing professional development services can do so for additional earned income. This is a unique aspect of our school and means our school community is always open and always growing.

Excellent Compensation: Competitive salaries and full-time team members currently enjoy 95% coverage of health care insurance.

Shared Commitment to Educational Equity: Through their commitment to our families and our school’s mission, every team member creates and supports an environment for exploration, leadership and learning for both students and themselves. We are serious about proving that poverty need not be a barrier to student success.

Support Services: An extensive system supports student social, emotional and behavioral needs. We follow through on the promise that no single student will keep themselves or others from learning. Every classroom teacher is supported by a team of professionals.

A Strong, Diverse Team: There is high demand for positions at our school. Teachers feel respected and supported, and our attrition rate is very low. 80% of our teachers have graduate degrees.

Extensive Professional Development: Teachers receive ongoing, embedded professional development and a variety of innovative options for growth, learning and sharing what they know.

For more information:
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Administrative Assistant
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Learning Community 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.

    Job Requirements

    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Employment at The Learning Community
    • 21 Lincoln Avenue
    • Central Falls, Rhode Island 02863
    • Phone: 401-722-9998

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