Operations Manager (Immediate Hire)

Who You Are

  • An education reformer with an unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars.
  • An experienced manager of a team with three or more like-minded individuals, or someone who is ready to make the jump into management.
  • A data-driven leader who is comfortable with handling the research and communication necessary to find or create the perfect system.
  • A graduate of a Bachelor’s degree program (required), with 2 years of previous school-based work experience (preferred).


What You’ll Do

  • Establish procedures for day-to-day operations of the school, which may include arrival, dismissal, food service, and family interactions.
  • Manage a school operations team and collaborate with your school leader to ensure that your school is running with no interference to instruction.
  • Build respectful and professional relationships with other stakeholders in the building, which may be shared with another school or entity, while representing the best interests of our scholars.
  • Maintain school compliance with relevant federal, state, and local non-instructional statutes, including but not limited to health and fire code.
  • Monitor the accuracy of your school’s data within state-required databases.
  • Create and execute event plans involving the school facilities or its scholars.




Salary range is $50,000 - $60,000 commensurate with your experience. Democracy Prep employees are provided with a benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, 403B matching, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a smartphone, and a laptop.


Meet Some of Democracy Prep Public Schools's Employees

Amanda T.

Operations Manager

Amanda manages all of the back-of-house operations that are needed to run Harlem Prep Elementary School, one of Democracy Prep’s K-5 schools, every day.

Keenan K.

Behavioral Support Specialist

From handling disciplinary issues with scholars to getting them the correct uniform, Keenan spends his days creating a safe and happy school culture where students can thrive.

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