Hiring: School Receptionist

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 TanenbaumCHAT is seeking a School Receptionist

TanenbaumCHAT is a coeducational community Jewish high school. We offer an exciting and extensive educational experience, inside the classroom and beyond. Rigorous General and Jewish Studies curricula prepare students to attend the finest post-secondary institutions, to succeed in their chosen paths, and to become caring and contributing members of their communities. The school receptionist will:

  • Welcome all visitors to the main office – staff, students, parents or guests – in a positive and collegial manner.
  • Answer phones and clear general voicemail
  • Operate the music and bell system throughout the day
  • Prepare daily announcements
  • Handle all incoming and outgoing mail and courier packages
  • Accept, log and distribute student assignments to teachers
  • Maintain staff database in Keystone
  • Make student demographic changes in the database
  • Update calendars
  • Handle parking pass allocations for staff
  • Create special reports
  • Proofread correspondence as needed
  • Assist with other projects/events as needed and requested by a member of the Administration team
  • Act as second back up to on-calls when on-call assistant and back up one are unavailable
  • Back up the rest of the main office team as needed
  • Assist with any duties the Principal and VPs require or request
  • Be part of a schoolwide support staff team and help in other departments if needed and as directed by a member of the Administration team


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in office work a must
  • Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google docs, Google calendar
  • Ability to quickly learn to use new software programs
  • Excellent interpersonal, multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and follow-through
  • Excellent phone manner
  • Some evening and weekend work required 

If you are interested in this position, please email your cover letter and resume to hr@tanenbaumchat.org