The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, scheduling meetings and managing calendars, taking student and faculty attendance, publishing weekly newsletters, editing progress reports, placing orders, assisting with arrival and dismissal of students and covering in classrooms as needed, providing general office support. Qualified candidates will have experience working in a fast-paced office environment, excellent computer skills including knowledge of Google Workspace (formally G-Suite), exceptional interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to prioritize and follow through.
The Abraham Joshua Heschel School, located in New York City, is an independent Jewish school, N-12, unaffiliated with any single movement or synagogue. The school's approach to education is governed by profound respect for children. It nurtures their curiosity, cultivates their imagination, encourages creative expression, values their initiative and engenders critical thinking skills. The Heschel School is dedicated to inspiring its graduates to become responsible adults and active, compassionate citizens of the Jewish world and world communities.
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The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking to hire a cohort of Heschel Fellows to meet our unusual staffing needs in the 2020-2021 school year. Heschel Fellows will assist all divisions, allowing Heschel to meet our students’ and teachers’ needs in light of our smaller class sizes created to minimize the risk of spreading Covid-19. Fellows responsibilities may include rotating into classrooms to provide teachers with planning time and breaks, substituting for faculty absences, and assisting with arrival, dismissal, and hallway monitoring.
Fellows will have excellent opportunities for learning, mentorship, exploration, and growth in a supportive, pluralistic Jewish community. Heschel Fellows will be supervised by Division Heads and participate in all faculty professional development.
This position is a one-semester placement, which begins in late August/early September and ends in January. Heschel fellows will receive a stipend of $15,000 for undergraduates or $17,500 with a bachelors.