Posted: Feb 19, 2021

Administrative Assistant

Salary: Monthly
Application Deadline: N/A

Woodland Presbyterian School, a co-ed, 2K-8, independent school, seeks a full-time (12 month) Administrative Assistant/Receptionist to work as a member of Woodland’s team. This position will ideally begin training in late spring/early summer of 2021 and assume full-time responsibilities July 1, 2021. The Administrative Assistant/Receptionist reports directly to the Head of School and works closely with all faculty, staff, administration, and all stakeholders of Woodland. The Administrative Assistant/Receptionist is responsible for many general office tasks and also the initial internal and external communication of the school.


The successful candidate must demonstrate a high level of integrity and have at least five to ten years of related work experience. Moreover, the successful candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. He/she must be neat, well-organized, warm, friendly, and able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced independent school environment. Strong computer and technology skills are necessary (Excel, Word, data-entry).

Job Description:

Responsible for all front office needs such as answering and transferring phone calls, welcoming all guests, and communicating with all Woodland faculty, staff, parents, and students via intercom, email, mail, etc.

The Administrative Assistant/Receptionist works with all faculty, staff, and parents throughout each day to keep an effective and efficient communication flow between all parts of the Woodland community.

The Administrative Assistant/Receptionist is responsible for maintaining office supplies and equipment, student cumulative records, sending student transcripts, updating calendars, directories, handbooks, and student database information. Strong organizational and proofreading skills are a necessity to ensure accurate and thorough communications.

Qualified applicants should submit: 1- application, 2- resume, and 3- philosophy of customer service in an independent school to Adam Moore, Head of School, via email at [email protected] or by mail to 5217 Park Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119.