Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart | Bethesda, MD | Administrative Assistant to the Head of Middle School

Stone Ridge is seeking an Administrative Assistant to the Head of Middle School to begin in the summer of 2022.
Date Posted: 2/9/2022

Job Title: Administrative Assistant to the Head of Middle School

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten. With over 700 students and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.

The Administrative Assistant to the Head of Middle School:
  • Provides direct administrative and clerical support to the Head of Middle School
  • Shares leadership for efficient and professional management of the daily operations of the Head of Middle School’s Office
  • Often serves as the first point of contact among employees, students, families, prospective candidates and student applicants with the Head of Middle School; must be able to be timely, friendly, professional and courteous in all interactions.
  • Manages the Head of Middle School’s professional calendar
  • Maintains communications with families and facilitates in-the-moment communication between parents and students
  • Assists with general Middle School calendaring
  • Serves as Registrar for Middle School students; oversees student databases and records, and assists with the editing and posting of report cards; collates and disseminates daily attendance reports
  • Maintains invoices, receipts and POs, and reconcile monthly budget reports
  • Receives, edits and delivers interim reports and report cards to families
  • Assists with execution of special events: parent coffees, Admissions events, MS teacher meetings and gatherings, field trips
  • Assists with classroom and duty coverage
  • Works closely with the Head of Middle School and the Assistant Head of Middle School and Middle School Dean on short-term and long-term projects.

The ideal candidate preferably possesses:
  • A BA or BS and at least five years of administrative support experience
  • A demonstrated competence and initiative in project management
  • Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills
  • Discretion in working with confidential and sensitive information
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and calmly in a fast-moving office setting
  • Proficiency in Google Drive, Excel, Zoom, and other relevant applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a good sense of humor, situational awareness and flexibility, and disposition for work with Middle School children.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

Stone Ridge is looking for an educator who is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and who has experience or interest in teaching in independent, Catholic schools, public, or charter schools. Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application via the Stone Ridge website. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Ms. Courtney Perna, Human Resources Manager, all in PDF format.

Vaccination Policy
Stone Ridge requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to legally required exemptions) as the best means of reducing the risk of transmission and providing our students and faculty/staff with the safest possible educational environment. Stone Ridges defines fully vaccinated in this context to include the booster. Vaccination not only works to protect the individual who is vaccinated, but also protects students who are not yet eligible and anyone at increased risk from COVID-19.

How to Apply: Stone Ridge is seeking an Administrative Assistant to the Head of Middle School to begin in the summer of 2022. Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten. With over 700 students and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
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Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.