A kind, communicative, social justice leader that seeks a bilingual high school receptionist position, with a strong belief that you will prepare students to thrive in college, career and life. You want to support students in order to create a more just and equitable world. You have a growth mindset, want to develop the perspective, agency, and urgency to make a positive impact in the world around you, and take actions that promote justice and equity in your community.
We are E.L. Haynes.
A learning community where every student – of every race, socioeconomic status, home language, and ability – prepares to thrive in college, career, and life. Together, we create a more just and kind world.
Founded in 2004 and named for the first African-American woman to earn her Ph.D. in Mathematics, the award-winning E.L. Haynes Public Charter School serves nearly 1,200 students in grades Pre-K3 through 12th grade. E.L. Haynes operates two campuses in the Petworth neighborhood of Northwest Washington, DC, and offers a rigorous educational program designed to prepare students to succeed in the college of their choice.
We believe that our most significant contribution to ending systemic injustice is through purposefully empowering our diverse community— as individuals and as a collective— with the skills and the conviction to be effective leaders for equity.
Our mission of student success is inextricably linked with our commitment to equity and the daily efforts of every member of our community to live our motto: Be Kind, Work Hard, and Get Smart.
We are different. We are:
We expect students to demonstrate the following skills and qualities in our graduate profile.
ABOUT OUR ACADEMIC PROGRAM
We operate on an extended year calendar with an additional 1,000 hours of academic and extracurricular programming beyond the 1,200 hours that every DC student receives.
Please read more about our academic program here.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The High School Receptionist provides essential support and administrative services in a fast-paced school environment. The person in this 12-month, full-time role is involved in a wide spectrum of tasks including welcoming people into the building, responding to inquiries, answering and directing incoming phone calls, and providing administrative support around student enrollment, attendance tracking, etc. Reporting to the Campus Operations Manager, the receptionist works closely with other campus-based operations and instructional staff, families, and students and ensures exceptional customer service to the school community. Fluency in spoken and written English and Spanish will ensure seamless communication with all members of the E.L. Haynes community.
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We look forward to meeting you!
We proactively recruit, intentionally develop, and deeply value all members of our diverse and highly talented staff community. Our work environment fosters inclusion and authenticity, supporting all staff to thrive in their roles and maximize their impact on our students.
Our hiring process consists of an online application, an initial virtual interview and a final video interview with a lesson plan demonstration. Please see more here.
Spanish speakers and people of color are encouraged to apply.