School Receptionist
KIPP SoCal Public Schools
 Los Angeles, CA
About Us

KIPP SoCal Public Schools (KIPP SoCal) is a nonprofit organization that operates tuition-free, open-enrollment, public charter schools focused on preparing students in systemically under-resourced communities in Southern California for choice filled lives. In July 2019, KIPP LA Public Schools and KIPP San Diego Public Schools united to become KIPP SoCal Public Schools to better meet the needs of our students. We currently operate 19 schools, educate approximately 8,200 students and support an additional 4,300 alumni who are attending high school and college.

School Receptionist Opportunity

  • Warmly greet all visitors to the school and direct them to the appropriate place or person
  • Respond to visitor & parent requests as appropriate
  • Serve as primary contact for all school communication via phone
  • Responsible for routing calls promptly and correctly to the proper staff person or voicemail, correctly and politely take messages when necessary
  • Responsible for sending direct mail and other notices that need to be sent home by the school
  • Attend to sick and injured students, administer medication and ensure all medical incidents are properly documented
  • Maintain student medical, student early dismissal, visitor, and parent volunteer logs
  • Update Illuminate with address and student information changes as needed
  • Accept mail and deliveries and route to appropriate recipient
  • Provide administrative support to the Operations Coordinator, Registrar and School Business Operations Manager
  • Assist as necessary with school events
  • Assist with data entry and special projects as needed
  • Maintain a neat, welcoming & organized office environment

School Receptionist Qualifications

  • Minimum of an associate's degree or two years of coursework at an institution of higher learning strongly preferred
  • Strong customer service skills required
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple stakeholders
  • Proficiency in working with Google Suite
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Prior experience working with students in an academic or recreational setting preferred  
  • Detail-oriented, excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
  • Positive energy and the ability to be a strong role model for students

School Receptionist Perks

  • Very competitive compensation package inclusive of a generous benefits package
  • 100% of healthcare premium costs covered by employer, dependents added at 50% of the cost
  • Employer-paid KIPP SoCal life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 6% match by KIPP SoCal
  • Voluntary Benefits (Pet Insurance, Supplemental Life, Accident, Short Term Disability, etc.)
  • Generous paid time off program includes 22 holidays, 10 sick days and 10 vacation days per year
  • Other great benefits (Flexible spending account, EAP, tuition reimbursement for dependents, etc.)
KIPP SoCal Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

KIPP SoCal strives to ensure that our careers website is accessible to all, including individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please contact us. You can find our contact information on our website, http://www.kippsocal.org/. Information will be sent to a talent acquisition representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the hiring process.