Office Manager

Montessori Children's House | Providence, RI, United States

Posted Date 7/14/2020

Montessori Children’s House, an independent Montessori school on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Isand, seeks an Office Manager (OM). The ideal candidate is professional, organized and excited to be part of a small but bustling school community dedicated to fostering a love of learning and committed to social justice. Reporting to and working directly with the Head of School, the OM also exhibits autonomy while maintaining her projects. 

The Office Manager oversees the MCH office including bookkeeping, purchasing, payroll, student records and daily communication. The OM works with our Parent Association to plan school events and communications, and collaborates with the Admissions Director to facilitate our admissions process. In addition, the OM is comfortable with technology, and can access our website to add and edit content as needed.


Daily: 8am-5: 30pm, 40 hours per week

 Summer hours until mid-August


Competitive salary

stipend towards health insurance

15 days vacation and Standard school holidays, 5 sick days, 2 personal days

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Answers telephone and schedules appointments
  • Responsible for daily communication from school email account
  • Responsible for maintaining staff files, student records and updates as required by DOH, RIDE, AMS, Transparent Classroom, etc.
  • Payroll and reimbursements
  • Helping organize school events and outreach
  • Maintaining an organized workspace
  • Responsible for working with entire school staff
  • Responsible for assisting with morning arrival, mid-day dismissal, afternoon dismissal and After School dismissal
  • Cheerful, welcoming demeanor
  • Greet visitors, parents and children
  • Professional, discrete and detail oriented team player


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience in school or office setting
  • Organizational skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Adobe, QuickBooks, general computer use
  • BCI Background check

Prospective candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Claire O’Neill,

Learn more about our school at




Credential Level
Credential Not Required
Education Required
Some College
Job Type
Position Type
Full-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(401) 331-6120

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