May 13, 2022

Operations Specialist (Nashville Northeast) - Part Time

  • Rocketship Public Schools
  • Nashville, TN, USA
Part-time Operations and Facilities

Job Description

At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential.

Operations Specialists will work under the direction and supervision of the school site Business Operations Manager (BOM). This position is critical for ensuring that the day-to-day operations of lunch, recess, arrival, dismissal, physical space & buses (based on region) at the school site run safely and smoothly. Furthermore, Operations Specialists are responsible for ensuring that students maintain culturally appropriate behavior in all operational activities.

    • Set up, greet students and families, monitor students entering and exiting the building, and in all weather direct
    • Warmly hold families to campus attendance & safety protocols

    • Implement system for a compliant lunch service
    • Supervise students and implement the classroom management system in alignment with school culture and values
    • Complete food handlers certification
    • Creating a joyful environment for students to eat lunch in
    • Arrange set-up and clean-up for all food items, supplies, equipment, food preparation, and serving areas

    • Implement recess plans with age-appropriate activities
    • Supervise students and implement the classroom management system in alignment with school culture and values
    • Utilize appropriate procedures and techniques to encourage safe play and relationship building
    • Implement all site rules and safety regulations (incident reports, phone calls to families, etc.
    • Report any unsafe conditions, including equipment, to administrators immediately (hurt student, unsafe student behavior, etc)

    • Serve as bus monitors, take attendance, practice safe dismissal procedures, and create positive relationships with students and families
    • Document and report incidents based on school guidelines
    • Communicate with families

Physical Space:
    • Proactively participate in creating beautiful spaces for our children to learn
    • Respond to facilities requests and support teachers with classroom physical space
    • CPR/AED & First Aid certification provided

Professional Development:
    • Participate regularly in coaching sessions with BOM
    • Attend staff meetings and in-service training as deemed necessary for the position
    • Openness to receiving in the moment feedback from school leaders

Schoolwide Events:
    • Support with additional events as needed

    • Commitment to Rocketship's mission, vision, and goals
    • Passion for working with children
    • Previous experience managing and/or teaching groups of elementary-age students is strongly preferred
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of staff members
    • Ability to learn laws, rules, practices and procedures related to public education and specific to Rocketship Public Schools
    • Flexibility and a willingness to learn

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Rocketship Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Rocketship Public Schools' employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. Click here for our Sexual Harassment Policy and here for our Title IX Policy . For questions, concerns, or complaints, please contact Equity/Discrimination Title IX Compliance Officer, Kenzie Kilb. Email: [email protected] Address: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 109, Redwood City, CA 94065. Phone: 877-806-0920 ext. 115.

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