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Chief Operating officer

Company: Young World Physical Education
Location: Waco
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: January 17, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately Enter your email to receive job alerts when new jobs like this one are posted. My Email Job Description Chief Operating Officer

    Reports To:Superintendent

    Dept/Campus:Central OfficePaygrade:District Admin

    Wage/Hour Status: ExemptDate Revised:September 2020

    This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

    Direct and manage the support operations of the district including, leading department teams, organizing/managing special events, maintenance, transportation, child nutrition, security, grounds maintenance, facilities maintenance, information technology, construction management, risk management, capital planning, and staffing needs as appropriate.


    Rapoport Academy has publically named equity in education a focus of the district. We recognize the close link between elimination of disparities, educational success, and personal success in college, career, and life. Therefore, candidates with experience serving diverse or underrepresented populations are preferred. Further, prior demonstration of knowledge or contributions to racial justice efforts is considered a minimum qualification.

    Bachelor's Degree in management, operations, education or related field
    Master's degree in a business-related field or educational administration preferred

    Special Knowledge/Skills:
    Advanced technical knowledge of school operations and effective management practices
    Ability to manage and coordinate diverse district functions through subordinate supervisors
    Working knowledge of data processing systems and financial applications
    Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
    Calm and patient demeanor with students and others
    Passion for education and student success

    Five years of experience in operations management or related field preferred
    Past experience in managing maintenance and/or construction projects a plus.
    Preferred experience in educational support operations or related experience


    1.Ensure that support operations are supportive of the instructional goals and objectives of the district and the attainment of the campus performance objectives (academic excellence indicators).

    2.Develop long-and-short-range objectives and goals for the support operations of the school district.

    3.Provide for effective two-way communication with staff, community, media, and board of trustees.

    4.Keep the superintendent informed on the support operations of the district.

    5.Plan and conduct needs assessments for growth and improvement of the district support operations.

    6.Work with the district personnel in projecting staffing needs, building and facilities needs, energy needs, capital equipment needs, food service needs, information technology needs, and other cost items for district and individual school improvement.

    7.Prepare, review, and revise job descriptions in the support services departments.

    8.Develop training options and/or improvement plans to ensure the best operation in the area of support operations.

    9.Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness.

    10.Make sound recommendations relative to personnel placement, transfer, retention, and dismissal.

    11.Direct and manage support operations of the district including purchasing, special events, child nutrition, transportation, maintenance and custodial programs, construction management, risk management, physical and environmental safety, and technology support.

    12.Ensure that programs are cost-effective and funds are managed prudently to stay within budgeted guidelines.

    13.Provide leadership to achieve cost-effective practices throughout the district.

    14.Compile departmental budgets and cost estimates based upon documented program needs.

    15.Ensure that preventive and proactive processes and systems are in place for support operations to ensure long term success.

    16.Implement the policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and the local board policy in the area of school culture, school safety, and support operations.

    17.Demonstrate support for the district's student management policies and expected student behavior related to operational aspects of the district (transportation, food services, classroom facilities, etc.).

    18.Develop professional skills appropriate to job assignment.

    19.Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, responsible, and serve as a role model for all district staff.

    20.Articulate the district's mission to the community and solicit its support in realizing the mission.

    21.Demonstrate awareness of district/community needs and initiate activities to meet those identified needs.

    Supervise and evaluate the performance of Maintenance Staff, Director of Information Technology, and Director of Food and Nutrition as well as other committees, teams, and staff as assigned.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made if necessary:

    Mental Demands:
    Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); interpret policy, procedures, and data; coordinate district functions; maintain emotional control under stress. Ability to manage others in a non-coercive manner.

    Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand and move throughout the district facilities. Frequent district wide and statewide travel; Frequent prolonged and irregular hours;

    The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job, and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required.

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
    • Job Categories : Administrator > Facilities
      Administrator > Safety/Security
      Employer DescriptionRapoport Academy strives to transform students' trajectories by creating an inclusive and equitable school environment through relationship-driven practices, rigorous academics, and shared core values. As a part of our mission, we are always looking for highly-effective, diverse teachers, support staff, and leaders to add to our team.

      Rapoport Academy Public School fosters learning that exceeds national and state standards through rigorous academics, evidence-based practices, and real-world experiences. We prepare students for college, career, and life by setting high expectations, modeling core values, and involving family and community. As a premier educational model, we will continue innovating best practices to ensure students develop confidence, character, knowledge, and skills to reach their full potential, discover their passions, embrace diversity, and become independent thinkers.

      Core Values:
      Everything we do at Rapoport Academy is guided by six core values: Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Curiosity, Creativity, and Hard Work. Staff and students are committed to these values, and they encourage one another to strive for them. Discipline and correction are done in reference to the core values so that students will understand how positive behaviors exemplify the values we hold.

      Vision Statement:
      Connecting people and innovative practices in education.
      Cultivating shared core values and entrepreneurial skills.
      Championing students by preparing them for college, career, and life.Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity EmployerRapoport Academy Public Schoolsis committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.Job Requirements
      • Knowledge of school systems, information technology, meal programs, facility management, and leadership experience will be significantly preferred.
      • At least 4 yearsof relevant experience preferred
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Keywords: Young World Physical Education, Waco , Chief Operating officer, Executive , Waco, Texas

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