Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

The Vanguard School - Malvern, PA (30+ days ago)

If you love working with children with special needs, this is a great opportunity for you!

VFES has an immediate opening for an experienced administrative assistant in Vanguard's Elementary School. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for managing the front reception area, greeting visitors, handling phone and email inquiries, and assisting supervisors and staff members with a variety of administrative tasks. The Administrative Assistant must be friendly, professional, and able to interact with a variety of people in a supportive, positive manner. In addition, he/she must be organized, flexible, and able to work with regular interruptions.

This is a full-time, 12-month position offering paid health & dental insurance, ample paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and a 9% employer contribution to a retirement plan. Work hours are 7:45 AM to 3:45 PM, year-round.

Applications will be accepted through May 21, 2018.The anticipated start date for this position is July 2, 2018.

Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma required, bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Five years’ experience providing administrative support, preferably in a non-profit office or educational setting.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Experience working with student information systems is a plus.
  • Must be able to perform general administrative tasks competently and with a high level of accuracy.
  • Must be flexible, have initiative, and able to work independently handling multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.

Valley Forge Educational Services (VFES) is a nonprofit organization providing educational programs and clinical services in support of our mission — to prepare children and young adults with special needs to realize their potential as contributing members of the community.

Job Type: Full-time


  • administrative support: 5 years