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Summer Receptionist

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Compassionate. Confident. Creative.

Summer Receptionist
Temporary Position: June 24 – August 2, 2024
8:30A – 4:30P/5 Days per Week
Compensation: $20.00 – 22.00 Per Hour (depending on experience and qualifications)

Our Mission
Bertschi School educates children to become compassionate, confident, and creative learners in a global community.

Our Values
Our community values integrity, inclusiveness, respect, and a commitment to sustainable practices.

Our Pedagogy
Bertschi School believes that students learn best when they are:
Safe and known in an inclusive community that values diverse perspectives
Supported in developing social-emotional skills
Provided academic choice and challenge at their “just right level”
Engaged in meaningful work
Encouraged to problem solve through inquiry, trial, and error
Empowered to take risks and make change
Given opportunities to collaborate and dialogue with a diverse group of learners

Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
Bertschi School values diversity and believes engaging our differences makes us better and stronger. We welcome and honor the unique contributions of people from all racial, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds, gender identities, learning styles, physical abilities, and sexual orientations. Our commitment to equity drives us to be inclusive and diverse in all areas of our school

Our School
Bertschi School, founded in 1975, is a Washington State approved elementary school. We are an accredited member of the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools (NWAC). The school serves children from prekindergarten through grade five.

General Summary
The Summer Receptionist position is responsible for oversight of the school office, school reception and customer service. Top candidates for this role will need to demonstrate a strong interest in education and embrace the culture of an elementary school.

Front Office Support
Participate in the student arrival and dismissal process
Be knowledgeable about school activities and events to provide support to parents, visitors, and faculty/staff
Manage reception area, including greeting visitors, taking phone calls, and responding to email
Coordinate and send communication around all summer camp events

Student Health & Wellness Support
Provide basic first aid to students
Maintain health records for all students and manage parent-approved OTC and prescription medications per public health policy
Contact parents for student pickup and complete medical or injury reports as needed

Safe Schools Support
Be aware of all school medical emergency procedures
Help lead efforts to secure school campus, including monitoring the main entry point and maintaining visitor records
Coordinate security support as needed

Skills and Competencies
Detail-oriented and resourceful
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to interact with students, families, faculty, staff, and visitors in a friendly and professional manner
Ability to lift 25 lbs

*******Application Process:

No phone calls will be accepted. Interested candidates are invited to complete the Bertschi application form and submit a cover letter and resume to:
Please submit materials in .PDF format.

Bertschi School offers competitive compensation and benefits, resources for professional growth, and a sense of shared mission and accomplishment. Bertschi School promotes a culture that encourages life balance and a healthy work environment where students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to contribute their own ideas and spirit. Salaries and benefits are in line with other independent private schools in the Northwest. For more information, visit our website at

Bertschi School is an equal opportunity employer seeking a more culturally diverse workplace. Bertschi School welcomes faculty and staff  from various backgrounds  of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, socio-economic status, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.


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