Day Care Receptionist

General Functions:

This position  duties varies from company to company and from day to day, but he/she usually has core tasks he/she is expected to perform regularly. The Day Care Receptionist will report directly to the Director of Legacy Learning Academy.

Education and Training

A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for a day care receptionist’s job. Preference may be given to individuals with a high typing proficiency or formal computer training.


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Smiling, warm, friendly demeanor; able to greet parents and visitors and answer their questions
  • Ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Must qualify for Level 2 Background Screening as required by DCF for employment in a licensed childcare facility
  • Answer incoming phone calls in a professional manner and tone.  Maintain a pleasant phone voice.
  • Take and distribute phone messages; transfer phone calls.
  • Excellent command of English language both spoken and written. 
  • Ability to work pleasantly and professionally with teachers and to show empathy and understanding for young children and their parents.
  • Highly organized and discrete. Filing of confidential and general paperwork.
  • Must be computer literate and able to type; knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and, Excel is preferable
  • Able to keep and disseminate the school’s master calendar
  • Must be discreetly able to screen visitors, use good judgment or ask if questionable
  • Record all compliance documents for the school including but not limited to fire drills, illness/accident forms
  • Maintain daily attendance records
  • Maintain extra-curricular class records’
  • Use the copier and learn to use and maintain it (keep filled w paper, staples, etc.)
  • Inventory and ordering of office supplies
  • Assist with pre-school and fundraising as needed (collection and distribution of money, flyers, etc.)
  • Mailings (school emailing and regular mail) as needed
  • Create and Maintain lists as needed such as: Early & After Care, Camp and School Groups, etc.

Part-Time Salary $10.00 per hour

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