St. Philip’s Episcopal School
Employment Opportunities

Founded in 1953 and serving children in Preschool through Grade 5, St. Philip’s School is the educational outreach arm of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. As a faith-based school, St. Philip’s provides a strong academic program grounded in the broad and inclusive values, traditions and tenets of the Episcopal Church. It is in this context that the appreciation of the dignity and worth of every member of the community is nurtured.

St. Philip’s seeks qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to enhance the student experience and strengthen our community.

The School maintains a generous salary and benefits package that supports our employees while helping them to deepen their professional expertise and grow as individuals.

Positions are posted on this page as they become available. All applicants must apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and contact information to our Business Office by clicking the envelope below.

Current Offerings

Below are the current employment offerings available at St. Philip’s Episcopal.

Office Assistant

Position: Office Assistant

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church and School is seeking a proactive Office Assistant. The Office Assistant role would be working directly with the Chief Financial Officer and Chief of Staff. They will assist with the financial and HR operation of the church, school, and related entities, and performing tasks related to accounting, finance, and human resources all in carrying out the vision and mission of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church & School.

Responsibilities include:

  • Accounting for business office activities involving accounts payable, collections (pledges/student billing/annual fund), cash, purchasing,
  • Supports payroll/employee benefits administration/new hire and contractors onboarding
  • Correctly record church pledges, enrollment agreements, program revenue, financial aid and payments received by check or ACH; monitors aged accounts receivables
  • Allocates cash receipts and reconciles account balances, accruals, and receivables.
  • Records all contributions, including pledges, annual fund, and capital campaign(s) activity, as well as reconciles the general ledger with Development in Raiser’s Edge
  • Assists with bank reconciliations, and reconciling in-transit items
  • Prepares monthly accrual entries for accounts receivables, deferred revenue and the corresponding recognition of revenue posts all approved journal entries
  • Scans documentation to online digital software
  • Supports and makes arrangements for school, SHA and fundraising events
  • Coordinates the Church and School audit with the independent auditors and supervises the preparation of work papers for the annual audit, including reporting to Diocese and NAIS
  • Back up/Coverage for Front Office Administrative Assistant and Business Office Assistant

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, not required.
  • Accounting background
  • Knowledge and experience of Human Resources
  • Proficient knowledge of software programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Accounting/database software experience – ACS and/or Blackbaud knowledge/experience ideal
  • Capability to prioritize special projects and regular work
  • Ability to automate and streamline processes
  • Analytical skills a plus

Interpersonal Skills

  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Team player and the ability to represent the institution well to a variety of constituencies (parents, parishioners, and community)
  • Capacity to work with other staff members, Rector, and Head of School, including Vestry and School Board members
  • Ability to work independently and follow directions

Schedule

  • 5 days per week from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm
  • Full background check and fingerprinting is required for employment

All applicants must apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and contact information to our Business Office by clicking the envelope below.

*Saint Philip’s Episcopal School’s hiring policies do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, national or ethnic origin.
Applicants of all races and creeds are welcomed.