Assistant to the Middle School Director

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Redwood Day School

Redwood Day is a vibrant K-8 school with over 385 students and 80+ faculty and staff all learning together on our four-acre campus in the heart of Oakland. Everything we do is designed to keep every child engaged and growing. Academically, that means a world-class curriculum, the best teachers, and a focus on the individual student. Socially and emotionally, we teach students to work through challenges, respect each other’s differences, and honor their diverse community. We find great strength in multiple perspectives and embrace every opportunity to weave diversity in thought and action into our social, emotional, and academic lives.

Job Description and Desired QualificationsThis individual reports to the Middle School Division Director and is responsible for providing administrative support to this position as well as middle school faculty and students. These support functions include, but are not limited to: database system maintenance, office supply purchasing, typing, filing, reception, telephone duties, and responding to faculty, staff, and student needs. The ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (minimum two years clerical or administrative experience)
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with Google Suite
  • Knowledge of general office machines and telephone systems
  • Strong project management and coordination experience
  • Effective organizational structures and methods
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with others
  • High degree of discretion dealing with confidential information
  • Ability and willingness to work some early mornings, evenings, and weekend days

Desired Qualifications:

  • Sensitivity to the needs of middle school students and faculty
  • Experience working in a school setting and partnering with community members


Redwood Day offers competitive compensation based on education and experience.

Limitations and Disclaimer:
The above job responsibilities are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities associated with the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with federal and state laws. Employment at Redwood Day is “at-will”. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Offers are contingent on passing a background check and TB assessment.

Apply:Please submit a cover letter, resume, and Redwood Day Employment Application and submit it electronically by October 22, 2018 to

Non-discrimination Policy:
Redwood Day School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, transitioned, transitioning or perceived to be transitioning), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy and breastfeeding, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, military and veteran status, and physical or mental disability, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful. In addition, Redwood Day does not permit discrimination based on dressing consistently with one’s gender identity or gender expression, or preferred gender, name or pronoun usage.

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