Administrative Team Lead (Office Manager) - The Bishop Strachan School

May 31, 2024
Old Toronto, Ontario

Administrative Team Lead (Office Manager)

Permanent - Full-Time

Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000


For over 155 years, The Bishop Strachan School has been a beacon of empowerment, shaping talented girls into fearless women ready to conquer the world with intellectual curiosity, agility, and compassion. Our mission is to inspire girls to be fearless leaders, fostering confidence and independent voices.

We are seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to join our team as an Administrative Team Lead. The Administrative Team Lead leads a culture of exemplary customer support in a busy, efficient environment, and can easily switch from office routines to complex administrative responsibilities over the course of the day. The academic support roles are accountable to this position to ensure consistency of practice and to help develop skills and capacities to be able to provide strong administration support across the academic teams. This is a highly collaborative role, working across the Junior, Middle, and Senior Schools. Additionally, this role supports the Middle & Senior School Principal by coordinating events, calendar management, managing budgets, and ensuring accurate communications.

What You'll Do:

Administration Management:

  • Conduct weekly check-ins with academic administration team members to provide coaching and support.
  • Coordinate and oversee the academic administration team, assigning duties and ensuring cross-training.
  • Manage reception areas by providing backup coverage and coordinating coverage roster.
  • Contribute to staff growth and evaluation process, including professional development opportunities.

Operational Workflow:

  • Develop and maintain critical paths for administrative workflows across Junior, Middle, and Senior Schools.
  • Evaluate current processes and identify areas for improvement to enhance efficiency.
  • Provide crisis management training and ongoing system training for the team.

Supporting Principal, Middle and Senior School:

  • Completes Visa reconciliation for the Middle and Senior School Principal
  • Manages and books the Middle and Senior School Principal’s meetings and events 
  • Works with the appropriate Middle and Senior School Leadership to ensure the accurate and timely production of internal and external communications

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience in administrative management and leadership roles.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion values.

Join us at The Bishop Strachan School, where innovation meets tradition, and together, we'll continue our legacy of empowering fearless women. Apply now to embark on a journey of educational excellence and empowerment!

Why Work at BSS?

At BSS, we value and recognize the following core competencies in our employees; trust and integrity, collaboration, flexibility and adaptability, initiative, community focused and strong communication skills. Our employees are lifelong learners and apply these core competencies in all aspects of the school environment. 

Additionally, BSS offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:

  • Extensive health and dental benefits package
  • BSS Pension plan with up to 8% match
  • Lunch provided everyday!
  • Use of on-site fitness center
  • Extensive Professional Learning opportunities
  • And a chance to be part of a great community!

BSS Values Diversity:

BSS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment. We believe that diversity in our school fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should visit our website and click Apply Now.

We are committed to providing an accessible experience and an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the recruitment process. If you have restrictions that need to be accommodated to fully participate in any phase of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Admin at 416-483-4325, ext. 1920 or by email at . All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

We thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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