Health and Wellness Office Coordinator and Administrative Assistant

Staff / Full-Time

Thayer Academy, Braintree, MA

Seeking a full-time, hourly Office Coordinator and Assistant to the Assistant Head of School for Student Engagement and Well-being to coordinate all administrative aspects within the area of student engagement and well-being. Often the first point of contact for students and parents/guardians relating to a concern or particular need, this person will demonstrate care and compassion and a commitment to cultivating an environment that is welcoming and supportive. Reports to the Assistant Head of School for Student Engagement and Well-being. The work when school is in session is done in person. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to the Assistant Head of School for Student Engagement and Well-being.

  • Assist parents/guardians, students, and faculty with questions and information requests.

  • Serve as the first contact for all phone calls, student appointments, and any other visitors to the Health and Wellness Center.

  • Track and maintain office supplies and expense reports.

  • Ensure the integrity, accuracy, privacy, and security of all relevant records of current and former students in all applicable databases.

  • Manage initiatives and projects as requested by the Asst Head for Student Engagement and Well-being.

  • May require some time outside of the traditional academic day.

  • Additional responsibilities/tasks as needed.

  • Engage in ongoing professional development


  • A bachelor’s degree is required,

  • Passion for working with students from grades 5-12, and desire to build relationships

  • Ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced office.

  • Ability to communicate and listen effectively with students and families

  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite and a willingness to learn new programs are required.

  • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in the school and in relationships with members of the school community

  • Willingness to work on a team in a collaborative department

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Blackbaud or other Student Information Systems

  • Proficiency with Database systems

Application Information

  • Please click here to complete an application and upload your resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three to five references including two present or past supervisors.
  • Equal Opportunity Act: Thayer Academy is an equal opportunity employer. The Academy complies with and adheres to all state and federal anti-discrimination laws with respect to its employment practices. Thayer Academy does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin or ancestry, age, or disability, or any other category protected under state or federal law. This policy extends to recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, assignment, working conditions, promotions, transfers, termination, re-employment, education, tuition assistance, employee treatment, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. All employment-related decisions are made on a nondiscriminatory basis so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act: Thayer Academy complies with all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. This means that we will not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability in any phase of the employment relationship including application for employment, hiring, promotions and/or advancement opportunities, termination, compensation, training and ,any other conditions or privileges of employment.

Thayer Academy

Braintree, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender