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Administrative Assistant

SEATTLE ACADEMY is a dynamic, urban school, grades 6-12. Our diverse faculty is exceptionally qualified, strong academically, and combine rich life experience with passion for their disciplines. Our philosophy is geared toward knowing the kid, meeting them where they are academically and understanding that talents are born, made and discovered. Join us in making that a reality for our students at SAAS as we prepare them for college and life!

The successful candidate will serve as an ambassador of the school and to work collaboratively in its school front offices. Responsibilities include: assist building administrators with general administrative duties, assist with data collection systems, prepare attendance reports, prepare announcements and correspondence, prepare school information for classrooms, answer phones and record phone messages, report incidents/issues to administration, work in collaboration with other personnel in the general operation of the school, and perform other duties as assigned. The Administrative Assistant also provides support for various other administrators and departments as requested. This is a full-time school year position.

As an administrative assistant you also should have

  • Desire, interest, and enthusiasm for working with middle and upper school-aged students;
  • Compassion, patience, sense of humor, contextual emotional intelligence;
  • Strong organizational and communication abilities;
  • Ability to work effectively with all constituent groups - teachers, parents, students, and administrative teams;
  • Understanding and ability to navigate technology; and
  • Creative and imaginative problem-solving skills.

Seattle Academy provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Applicants must successfully pass a background check, which will be conducted in accordance with Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17.

SAAS offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Cover letters and resumes by email ONLY to: resume@seattleacademy.org with Administrative Assistant in the subject line.