At Success Academy, we make history every single day. Our schools rank in the top 1% in math and top 7% in reading among all New York schools. 100% of all scholars passed the 2013 science exam with 99% earning the highest possible rating. We provide an exploration driven curriculum for grades K-8, focused on the whole child. Chess, art, and other specialized subjects bring excitement to the school day and foster a lifelong love of learning. Our communities are calling for more, and we are meeting this urgent demand with rapid expansion.
Are you ready to join this movement and make an indelible mark on education reform across New York City?
We are seeking an intelligent, detail-oriented, and resourceful entry-level Assistant to join ourInstructional Management Team, and provide day-to-day administrative support for a growing team. The assistant will support various managing directors including the director of high school and middle school design. The ideal candidate will enjoy supporting others, being part of a large team, being on the go, and have experience handling varied administrative tasks and project management.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide high-level, as-needed, administrative support to the team.
Assist with the day-to-day scheduling – including research, document preparation and tracking, meeting space preparation, meal coordination, traveling between schools and the network office.
Track expenses and prepare expense reports.
Assist with special event logistics as needed (tours, off sites, staff meetings, school events, etc.).
The ideal candidate for this position must have a Bachelor's degree and a high level of professionalism and organization.
The candidate must demonstrate competency in the following areas:
Customer service orientation. Employing diplomacy in all interactions.
Team Player. Capable of working on projects independently as well as part of a team.
Organization. Keeps track of projects and deadlines, and communicates progress in real-time.
Oral and written communication. Comfort addressing a variety of audiences with a knowledgeable and friendly demeanor. Audiences include government officials, vendors, school staff, parents, and students.
Strategic Problem Solving. Approaches challenges in creative ways and finds thoughtful solutions. Ability to think logically through each step of a project.
In addition, the following characteristics are necessary to be successful on this team:
Speed, Precision, and Accuracy. Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with speed, precision and accuracy.
Extraordinary Attention to Detail. Ability to think critically about the details of a task at hand.
Flexibility. Ability to adjust quickly to constantly changing priorities and responsive to feedback. Ability to work long hours and on weekends as necessary.
Dedication to Mission. A genuine interest in finding ways to improve public education and support our schools.
Collaboration. Ability to work with teammates in a professional and solutions oriented manner.
Beyond Z Attitude. Willingness to go above and beyond the requirements of the job to be innovative and support the organization.
Please upload a cover letter and resume outlining your skills and experience. Your cover letter should detail how your qualifications are relative to the role and explain why you would succeed as an Assistant to the Instructional Management Team at Success Academy.
Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.
Success Academy Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.