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Lawrence Family Development Charter School
Lawrence, MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

This person will manage school communications and reception the Lawrence Family Development Charter School at the Academy for Early Academic Preparation, Lower and/or Upper School, greeting parents and visitors, ensuring that all sign-ins are completed, tracking students’ attendance, respond to all incoming calls, and set the tone for professionalism and welcoming for our school.


The Receptionist will manage the school’s reception area and:

  • greet visitors, students, staff, and parents
  • maintain all sign-in logs and forms required by school policies
  • maintain front desk as a professional area
  • answer telephone
  • log technology Help-Desk requests
  • take and record phone messages for classroom teachers and paraprofessionals
  • work with the School Nurse, the Enrichment Coordinator, the Heads of School, and the Principal to contact parents in emergency situations
  • assist the Administrative Assistant and the Parent Liaison as requested
  • any other task as assigned by Head of School and/or Principal

Clerical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Microsoft Office skills and data entry into student data systems
  • Filing, assist with mailings, sort mail
  • maintain and update staff phone database
  • make copies for overall distribution to staff, students, and parents
  • maintain an inventory of school supplies/inform Administrative Assistant of supply needs
  • maintain desk copy of all Purchase Orders for shipping verification
  • receive school supplies and verify contents with packing list and Purchase Order
  • assist with the collection of funds with the Enrichment Coordinator and Parent Liaison
  • daily check and organization of building copiers
  • Assist with translation for meetings with parents


  • professional, courteous attitude
  • confidentiality in all matters
  • bilingual - excellent communication and writing skills in English and Spanish
  • computer proficiency using Microsoft Word and a database management system
  • excellent organizational skills
  • Associate’s Degree preferred and/or a minimum 2 years’ experience in office environment
  • ability to stay focused in a busy environment
School-Year Position: Non-exempt, 187 days, 8 hrs./day; includes 5-days during Teacher Orientation Week

Reports to:  Head of School          

Lawrence Family Development Charter School


Lawrence, MA



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