Tuition Associate/Legal Assistant

Job Description

As the only Jewish Special Education school accredited by the prestigious Middle States Association of Primary and Secondary Schools, SINAI Schools is widely recognized as one of the country’s leading Jewish schools for children with disabilities and special needs. SINAI currently operates eight schools, including two elementary schools and four high schools in NJ and two elementary schools in NY, all of which are integrated within a regular education Jewish partner school.

The Tuition Associate/Legal Assistant will report to the Director of Tuition and Counsel. This a full time, and as of now, a hybrid position, requiring in office work 2 days per week, and also occasionally requiring evening and weekend work. 

A growing number of our students come to SINAI as unilateral placements under IDEA.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with parents, their special education lawyers, and school staff 
  • Draft documents and correspondence, including tuition contracts and student attendance
  • Maintain resume and credentials of staff members, including tracking licensure verification and Sexual Misconduct/Child Abuse Disclosure Release forms
  • Manage and file data, such as application forms and other documents
  • Create and maintain student schedules in Excel
  • Generate/maintain data and reports/lists
  • Manage and organize documents in response to discovery and subpoena requests
  • Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and providing timely reminders to staff
  • Manage incoming/outgoing telephone calls, tracking messages as well as scheduling and coordinating meetings
  • Perform general office work
  • Go home every day feeling like you made the world a better place

Qualifications

  • Law firm, Non-profit Foundation, or Government experience preferred
  • Legal secretary or paralegal certification or diploma, a plus
  • Excellent organization, writing and interpersonal skills with strong attention to detail
  • Prior experience working with databases and/or Excel spreadsheets
  • Outstanding time management skills and ability to work in a fast paced environment with a high volume of work
  • Ability to work with numbers
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other staff members
  • Ability to work in a discreet manner, maintaining confidentiality
  • Required – proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word; Google Drive, including Google Docs, Sheets, Calendar

 

Qualified minorities and/or women are encouraged to apply; EEO.

 

Please send resumes to careers@sinaischools.org.

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About SINAI Schools

As the only Jewish Special Education school accredited by the prestigious Middle States Association of Primary and Secondary Schools, SINAI Schools is widely recognized as one of the country’s leading Jewish schools for children with disabilities and special needs. SINAI currently operates eight schools, including two elementary schools and four high schools in NJ and two elementary schools in NY, all of which are integrated within a regular education Jewish partner school.