Administrative Assistant

Southshire Community School, a Vermont Independent School based in North Bennington, seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant starting early 2021.

About the Position

The individual in this part time, permanent position supports the Head of School in the management of the Southshire Community School by addressing the day to day administrative needs of the school.  

This role is part time, 15-20 hours per week and 3-5 days per week with a flexible schedule. We expect the person in this position would be present at least three times a week during drop off and pick up (i.e. 8:00-9:00 am and 2:30-3 pm). Wage commensurate with experience between $14.50 and $19.00 per hour.

Responsibilities fall into five areas: School Records, Parent Communication, Outreach and Enrollment, Educational Programming Support, and Facility Maintenance. Full position description.

The school engages in COVID-19 safe practices and expects all staff, children and families to pledge to do so.


To apply, please send:

  • a cover letter (1 page),
  • resume,
  • contact information for three (3) professional references (optional at time of application, required of finalists.)

to as a PDF attachment.

Other Opportunities

We encourage individuals with aligned skills and goals to send expressions of interest to even when we do not have open postings. There are regular opportunities for guest speakers and substitute teachers.

About Southshire

Southshire Community School is a Vermont-approved, progressive, family-oriented elementary school (K-8) which focuses on the individual as a learner. The school is a family-oriented elementary and middle school, approved by the Vermont State Board of Education for grades K-8. The school seeks to help children to become individuals with critical thinking skills, who value themselves and others as creative contributing members of a community, who see themselves as problem solvers, who love learning for its own sake, and who view learning as a lifelong process.

Southshire Community School does not discriminate based on race, sex, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, nationality, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admissions, or employment policies or practices.

Applications from diverse candidates are encouraged.