Employment Opportunities

Operations Manager


David T. Schenck Institute
Job Description
Job Title: Operations Manager
Department: Dyslexia Resource Trust
Reports To: Head of School
Payroll Status: Salary Exempt, Full-Time
Revised Date: April 2018


PURPOSE/GOALS:
To lead the DRT’s day-to-day logistical operations as it works to :
● train and support teachers in the Orton-Gillingham Approach and The Schenck School Reading Model
● generate and strengthen school, research and organizational partnerships
● assist more families through direct student services such as tutoring
● explore ways to educate the public about reading and dyslexia.

REQUIREMENTS:
Under the general supervision of the Head of School, the DRT Operations Manager ensures the DRT is meeting the promise of its mission through an effective, efficient and fiscally sound approach. The Operations Manager works with the Director of Teacher Training, the Director of Research and Development and the Director of Student Services to ensure all services and operations are coordinated and in line with the strategic direction of the organization. The Operations Manager is charged with designing, implementing and maintaining systems and processes that promote alignment and efficiency. The DRT Operations Manager also works with the appropriate parties to draft and meet annual financial goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
● Coordinate all of DRT’s functions and services to ensure alignment and efficiency
● Design and execute upon an annual operations timeline that aligns all of the DRT’s services and functions and then review and update quarterly
● Draft and execute an annual DRT budget to include projected earned incomes based on appropriate pricing, market size, etc.
● Serve as the logistical / operational point of contact for all customers, partners, supporters, etc.
● Explore and create new partners as appropriate
● Design and implement systems that align DRT’s varied services to maximize transparency and efficiency
● Communicate to the Head of School and the Board of Trustees the current state of the DRT and future challenges and opportunities.
● In partnership with the Head of School, represent the mission and work of the DRT to appropriate constituencies which could include current and potential customers, funders, peer organizations, the Board, etc.
● Collaborate with other members of the Institute Leadership Team to advance its strategic initiatives and identify new opportunities for growth.
● Other duties as assigned by the Head of School

MAIN WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
Head of School, Director of Teacher Training, Director of Research and Development, Director of Student Services, Director of Finance, Registrar, Remediation Specialists

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Minimum of a Bachelor's degree
● Experience in project management and execution
● Experience working in collaborative, team environment
● Experience in education, not-for-profits, public policy, and / or dyslexia is preferred

Interested candidates should send a current resume, cover letter and a professional reference list to:
Michele Santa Maria, Director of Human Resources
Email: msantamaria@schenck.org

The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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Substitute Teachers

The Schenck School is accepting applications/resumes for substititute teaching positions for the 2017-2018 school year. If you are interested in applying, please submit the following for consideration and possible interview:


1. The Schenck School Employment Application
2. Current Resume
3. Cover Letter
4. List of Professional References

Please submit all documents to:
Michele Santa Maria, Director of Human Resources.
282 Mt. Paran Road, NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Schenck School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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