Jun 05, 2024

Operations Coordinator

  • Rocketship Public Schools
  • Washington, DC, USA
Full-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.

The Operations Coordinator will work under the direction and supervision of the school site Business Operations Manager. This position is responsible for supporting the processes of the day-to-day operations at the school site with administrative project ownership in areas including lunch, recess, arrival dismissal, physical space, and/or procurement. Furthermore, the Operations Coordinator is also responsible for overseeing groups of students and ensuring that students maintain culturally appropriate behavior in all operational activities.

Essential Functions
    • Fulfill core Ops Coordinator Responsibilities, including all of the following:
    • Supervise and monitor students during assigned lunch and recess periods
    • Implement all site rules and safety regulations within the structure of the Rocketship student culture
    • Utilize appropriate disciplinary procedures and techniques in accordance with the school site discipline plan
    • Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as deemed necessary for the position
    • Own multiple specific administrative responsibilities under the BOM's oversight. These will vary by campus, but will include several topics such as:
    • Serve as the "team leader" for one or more operational systems at the school: arrival, dismissal, lunch, and/or recess. This could include responsibilities such as daily oversight, schedule creation, and/or supervision of safety protocols
    • Supervise meal billing and parent communications around meal purchase
    • Make purchases for staff Ops Requests and other procurement needs
    • Assume a leadership role within the broader Ops Specialist team. This may vary a bit by campus, but will include most/all of the following responsibilities:
    • Model and support a strong culture within the Ops Specialist team
    • Coach one or more Ops Specialists to build their behavior management and other skills
    • Step in to coordinate across the Ops Specialist team more broadly in times when the BOM is not on campus
    • Learn the details of the Lead Server role.
    • Be a thought partner and support for the Lead Server, and serve as a substitute if he/she is not on campus
    • Help the BOM design new processes and procedures to increase efficiency at the school site
    • Help the BOM design and present professional development to the Ops Specialist team

    • Intermediate skill with Google Suite and email correspondence
    • Commitment to Rocketship's mission, vision, and goals
    • Passion for working with children
    • Previous experience managing and/or teaching groups of elementary-age students
    • 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 Education Flexibility and a willingness to learn

$52,500 - $55,000 a year

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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