Friendship Public Charter School

Summer Learning Academy Administrative Assistant

Friendship Public Charter School


Friendship Public Charter School operates a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Headquartered in Washington, DC. Friendship serves over 4,800 students in preschool to grade 12 and guides a growing network of alumni to college completion annually. Nearly 70% of students are deemed “at-risk” due to family poverty, homelessness or other complex risk factors and 100% of students are deemed eligible for free and reduced lunch due to community poverty. 98% are African American or Latino.  The mission of Friendship Public Charter School (FPCS) is to prepare students to become ethical, literate, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens by providing a world-class education that motivates students to reach high academic standards, to enjoy learning, to achieve success, and to contribute actively to their communities.


Please note this position pays $20 per hour



The SLA and Summer Bridge Administrative Assistant primary responsibilities are as follows, but not limited to:

  • Greets visitors, answer phones, sort mail, data entry and write reports;
  • Works with internal and external customers and answers or refers questions to the appropriate program or individual;
  • Prepares and sends correspondences to families, staff, and school administration;
  • Writes and prepares reports and spreadsheet;
  • Reviews and completes data entry of daily and weekly attendance;
  • Completes office tasks with the utmost efficiency;
  • Takes inventory of supplies for the campus.
  • Undertakes the responsibility of running the office in the absence and in collaboration with the SLA Principal and Summer Bridge Coordinator;
  • Maintains records/files to assure compliance with regulatory requirements;
  • Assists with preparation for dissemination of student report cards, progress reports, school calendar and coordinates staff meetings for SLA Principal and Summer Bridge Coordinator.


  • Highly motivated, confident, and able to work without direct supervision;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and to perform under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office 2017 with experience and advanced skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to draft clear and concise memoranda;
  • Proficient in typing and English grammar (spelling, punctuation, and  grammar);
  • Highly organized and attentive to detail;
  • Able to have telephone interaction – answer and direct calls as appropriate;
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively

FPCS’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws.  This policy applies to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Employment decisions at FPCS are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individual’s capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.


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