Company: Washington Montessori Institute
Location: 5600 Rivertech Court, Suite K, Riverdale Park, MD 20737
Terms: In-person part-time position from June 17, 2024 to August 16, 2024*
*can be flexible/earlier with ending date
7:30 AM-1:30 PM, Monday-Friday (excluding holidays)
Rate: $22 per hour (approx. 30 hours a week)

About us:
The Washington Montessori Institute (WMI) is an Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) training center focused on training and supporting future and current Montessori teachers who work with children from birth to twelve years old. Since 1962, WMI has trained more than 3,000 graduates and is the oldest training center in the US.

About the role:
WMI is seeking a part-time Office Assistant who will report to the Executive Director and the Directors of Training while onsite. The Office Assistant will be seated by the front entrance and will be the first point of contact for students/trainees and guests of WMI.

Responsibilities:
● Welcoming students/trainees and guests as they arrive in the building, especially during high traffic times at the beginning of classes and after lunch.
● Answering phone and inquiry emails
● Organizing documentation/paperwork and supplies; digitizing older files
● Supporting other WMI Staff with organizational tasks and/or performing errands as needed
● Regular communication through email and phone calls with the Executive Director and Trainers

Candidate Requirements:
● High school diploma or GED certificate
● Timeliness; Strong verbal and written communication skills
● Collaborative, positive attitude/mindset when interacting with others
● Proficiency with Google Applications (Gmail, Google docs, spreadsheets, forms, etc.)
● Organized and detail-orientated for managing/storing paperwork and supplies
● Flexibility to support as needs arise; willingness to learn and grow

To apply, email info@wmi-montessori.org with your resume and interest.