About Deep Roots Charter School

Deep Roots Charter School’s (DRCS) mission is to teach disciplined learners and to empower them to grow and serve in their community, in college and beyond.

Job Description

The Director of Operations will work with the School Leader to create efficient systems and structures to support the school’s culture. The Director of Operations will create and manage day-to-day operational systems and decision making, ensuring that the School Leader can focus on Teacher and Coach Development. The Director of Operations will be supported by the Office Manager and Special Projects Coordinator. The Director of Operations’ role is vital as the School Leader and DOO work together in forging a strong and supportive relationship between school operations and academics. A strong candidate will be detail oriented and focused on task completion within tight deadlines, develop systems that are proactive in response to operational objectives, and be able to plan for all scenarios in their vision and implementation of school operations.

This year, DRCS’s planning year, the Director of Operations will serve as a thought partner with school leader to determine the overall vision and mission of the school. The Director of Operations will then operationalize this vision and mission – building the initial school budget and fiscal management processes, developing administrative and operational functions and systems of the school, and ensuring that DRCS has planned and prepared for the first day of school with students. Alternatively, this August, the Director of Operations will implement above aforementioned processes and systems and continuously review the effectiveness and efficiency to ensure the children in DRCS receive the education that they deserve.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • Budget & Finance
    • Develop and manage the school’s budget; maintain accurate records of all financial transactions
    • Ensure adherence to school’s fiscal policy and procedures; participate in annual financial audit process by providing documentation as needed to auditors
    • Manage school purchasing process by placing orders with vendors, tracking delivery, and maintaining inventory
  • School Operations
    • Develop proactive operational systems that ensure high quality task completion, communication with all stakeholders, and follow through
    • Each year, prepare the campus for the school year by ordering furniture, equipment, and classroom supplies and ensuring that school services (i.e., student food services, student transportation services) will be ready and reliable on day one
    • Process new hires and maintain employee records
    • Manage tracking and follow up for teacher certification and employee benefits
    • Ensure compliance with all state, federal, and local employment laws and policies
    • Ensure the maintenance of campus facilities, by managing the contract for custodial personnel
    • Manage the school’s food and transportation services, by coordinating with service providers and overseeing deliveries Manage the school’s supply and asset inventory
  • School Administration
    • Provide oversight for the planning and execution of school special events, such as field lessons, Report Card Night, and end of year ceremonies
    • Oversee the administration of all student tests
    • Manage student data and progress monitoring process
    • Ensure that student records are properly maintained and updated at the school
  • Management and Leadership
    • Directly supervise the Office Managers
    • Actively serve on the school’s Leadership Team
    • Build capacity through coaching

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School Type

Public Charter





Education Level

4- Year Degree