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New Roads does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, gender identification, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, ancestry, age, physical/mental disabilities, or any other condition made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.

New Roads offers a range of professional opportunities, as well as a competitive salary and benefits package for full-time employees.

The following opportunites are currently available:

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  • Development and Communications Coordinator

    Status: Full-Time
    Reports to: Director of New Roads Fund and Director of Communications


    Reporting to the Director of New Roads Fund (DNRF) and the Director of Communications (DC), the Communications and Development Coordinator (CDC) is a key member of New Roads School’s Advancement team. This is an exceptional opportunity for an individual interested in gaining a broad range of development, marketing and communications experience in a non-profit or educational setting.
     
    The CDC assists with the implementation of multiple communications initiatives and key development programs, providing a wide range of administrative and project support to the Development and Communications Departments.  The CDC directly assists the Development and Communications offices with:
    • Event coordination
    • Implementing multiple fundraising campaigns
    • Maintaining department calendars and scheduling committee meetings
    • Drafting, editing and distributing eblasts, news stories and press releases
    • Updating website and some database maintenance
    • Social media posts and campaigns
    • Event and activity photography and video recording, photo editing, photo archiving, video editing
    • Other administrative duties
     
    Essential Skills:
    • Detail oriented and self starter
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Must write with clarity and a solid understanding of grammar
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
    • Experience with content management systems preferred, but not essential
    • Familiar with social media platforms
    • Experience with basic video editing a plus
    • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro, and with Raiser’s Edge, a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or English preferred
     
    Values and Leadership Skills:
    • Operates with integrity and in the interest of the school.
    • Maintains a generosity of spirit toward colleagues, assuming best intentions.
    • Proactive, continually looking for ways to avert problems and improve systems.
    • Approaches challenges with a problem solving, forward thinking, mindset – asks for help.
    • Demonstrate trustworthiness in dealing with confidential matters.

    To apply: email a cover letter, resume, and references to careers@newroads.org. Please add Development and Communications Coordinator to the email subject line.
  • Lower School Division Coordinator

    Status: Full-time
    Reports To: Lower School Dean

    The Division Coordinator is responsible for communicating the spirit and values of New Roads and managing the daily operations of and providing comprehensive administrative support for the Lower School. The Division Coordinator will also function as the administrative assistant to the Lower School Dean.

    Essential Functions and Specific Duties:

    Communication
    • Greet all visitors and make them feel welcome to New Roads Lower School.
    • Act as contact and reference source for staff, students, parents and the public.
    • Communicate with students, parents and the public to explain procedures and logistics related to school functions and programs.
    • Screen, take messages, and make phone calls for the Lower School Dean. This includes gathering all pertinent information for follow-up; directing messages to appropriate school personnel; providing updates on the status of important calls, arranging meetings.
    • Liaise with teachers regarding student illness/injuries.
    • Compose, update, edit, print, file and distribute correspondence, emails and documents.
    • Share pertinent information to the other divisions of the school.
    • Coordinate the Master Calendar of the Lower School, paying particular attention to its pacing and resolving potential conflicts.
    • Coordinate appointments and schedule calendar for the Lower School Dean, anticipating and resolving scheduling conflicts.
    • Oversee the use of Lower School facilities, including reserving rooms, coordinating catering, confirming schedules, reviewing all activities on a weekly basis, and prioritizing and resolving any conflicts.
    • Schedule and coordinate visits from teaching candidates, and other visitors to the school.
    • Oversee the scheduling of field trips and trips, including faculty assignments, lunches and transportation.

    Faculty
    • Organize faculty meetings, including agendas and catering.
    • Coordinate faculty retreats and professional development days.
    • Attend faculty meetings, taking notes and necessary follow up.
    • Maintain records of faculty attendance, including sick days and personal days.
    • Oversee faculty substitution.
    • Order Supplies

    Students
    • Maintain student records, immunization forms and transcripts.
    • Work with IT on report cards and schedules.
    • Input student attendance.
    • Assist Admissions in scheduling parent interviews, student shadow days and other visiting students/families.
    • Evaluate student needs as far as illness and injury, and perform basic first aid.

    Parents
    • Serve as liaison to parents.
    • Coordinate parent events for Lower School, including receptions and educational events.

    General
    • Prepare Summer Mailings for Lower School families.
    • Oversee the coordination of the hiring process, post job listings, maintain and distribute resumes, schedule candidate visits, and communicate with candidates.
    • Manage submitting credit card expenses and reimbursement forms.
    • Collect materials for Lower School meetings.
    • Initiate office and general school supply purchase orders; receive, store and distribute supplies and office materials; maintain materials and equipment inventory; maintain purchase orders.
    • Serve as a member of the Emergency Response Team and implement Emergency protocol.
    • Serve as a liaison to the security team.
    • Perform other duties as directed by the Lower School Dean.

    Qualifications
    (at minimum the following is required):
    An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. 3 years office experience, preferably in a school environment.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to work with a diverse community of students, parents, and faculty.
    • Ability to think quickly in high pressure situations.
    • Collaborative work style leading to effective decision making and leadership.
    • Strong technology skills- familiarity with using technology as a supportive tool for teachers, students, and parents.
    • Enthusiasm for working with highly-motivated faculty and students.

    To apply:
    email a cover letter, resume, and references to careers@newroads.org. Please add Lower School Division Coordinator to the email subject line.

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3131 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
ph: 310-828-5582
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New Roads School is a college preparatory K-12 private independent school in Santa Monica, CA, serving over 650 school age children from the greater Los Angeles area. New Roads School provides an inspired educational program from which an authentically diverse student population, mirroring the rich diversity of Los Angeles, develops a personal dedication to learning, a respect for independent thinking, and an expanding curiosity about the world and its people.