McDonogh School is a community that finds joy in work, in play, and in the discovery and realization of personal potential. Strong, mutually respectful relationships among and between students and teachers inspire a passion for learning, a dedication to personal integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Embracing diversity of background, culture, and thought, the school builds upon its founder's original mission to provide a life-altering opportunity to develop in its students the will "to do the greatest possible amount of good."
Founded in 1873 and situated on an 820-acre campus, McDonogh is a day and boarding institution that employs 330 faculty and staff; serves 1,300 students in grades PK-12; has a substantial operating budget and endowment; and just completed a $75 million capital campaign, the largest of any independent school in Maryland. Long been recognized as one of the finest schools in the nation, McDonogh has a reputation for being highly innovative and "on the move."
McDonogh School strives to employ a faculty, administration, and staff exhibiting sound ethical standards and character traits such as moral courage and self-reliance, intellectual confidence and curiosity with a love of learning, and the ability to think critically, communicate effectively, and engage in a wide scope of educational, athletic, and artistic endeavors.
Members of the McDonogh community strive to have the highest of moral principles, and to exhibit cooperativeness, loyalty, open-mindedness, and sensitivity, as well as attention to physical, mental, and emotional health, growth, and well-being of self and others.
We are seeking an Administrative Assistant for the Headmaster of McDonogh School.
- Represent McDonogh School professionally and with courtesy, by being a welcoming, friendly, joyful, efficient, and discreet presence in all communications with parents, students, faculty, staff, trustees and visitors
- Administratively support the Headmaster; schedule meetings, prepare letters and other correspondence as requested, manage the Headmaster's schedule
- Schedule and manage the planning of school-wide annual events as directed by the Headmaster
- Support the Board of Trustees; schedule all meetings, manage all communication with Trustees, take and prepare minutes for monthly Board meetings, and any other administrative tasks that arise
A complete job description and position requirements can be reviewed here