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Career Center
February 4, 2019

Front Office Coordinator

St. James' Episcopal School
Los Angeles CA United States
Preschool - 6th Grade
Position Starts: March 3, 2019
Application Deadline: February 28, 2019

St. James’ currently has an available position for Front Office Coordinator, a full time position with compensation starting at $22 per hour including a full benefits package. The ideal candidate has a warm and confident demeanor, able to handle greeting each visitor with a smile, while overseeing the everyday functions of the Front Office. This individual will be a self-starter with great organizational skills, excellent phone etiquette, and strong writing abilities. The Front Office Coordinator reports to the Assistant to the Head of School.

 Qualifications/Must Possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience in a Front Office/Administrative Assistant role
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Google Suite, Mac Operating System
  • Excellent telephone and email etiquette
  • Warm and welcoming demeanor with strong communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and prioritize them appropriately while projecting a sense of calm
  • Professional writing skills with the ability to proofread accurately and efficiently
  • Self-motivation to anticipate needs and learn quickly


  • Manage and maintain strong working knowledge of school calendar and events
  • Prepare expense reports for the Head of School Office
  • Copyediting of school publications and literature
  • Bookkeeping for the Parent Association
  • Answer phones, greet and direct visitors, take and relay messages, coordinate with vendors; provide routine information to students, parents or guardians
  • Perform a variety of clerical activities, including preparing routine correspondence, sorting and filing of records, documents, mail and other material
  • Assist with attendance, absence and tardy tracking; enter information into a proprietary student information system; generate lists, rosters and reports as needed
  • Operate a variety of contemporary office equipment
  • Organize and maintain office common areas
  • Order office and meeting supplies
  • Assist with event coordination as needed
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Candidates interested in this position may email a cover letter and resume to careers@sjsla.org.

About St. James’ Episcopal School

Celebrating fifty years of providing quality elementary school education to the children of Los Angeles, St. James’ Episcopal School is a community that values academic excellence, scholarship, inclusion, joyful teaching and learning and a strong belief that an elementary school’s primary purpose is to inculcate in children a lifelong love of learning, a commitment to community, a profound curiosity about people and the world, and gratitude for the opportunity  to make our complex world more compassionate, empathetic and filled with joy.

Encompassing most of a block on St. Andrews Place, and a preschool on Gramercy Place, St. James’ is comprised of 365 students and over 73 employees, who we refer to as “staffulty” due to the belief that everything at St. James’ is the curriculum and that all employees offer instruction and modeling to young people in some way.

Contact Information

Danielle Prestidge

Assistant to the Head of School