Operations Coordinator (#260537)
About KIPP Nashville KIPP Nashville is a network of high-performing, college preparatory public schools that has been committed to creating a vibrant, college-going culture in North and East Nashville since 2005. KIPP Nashville is partnered with the acclaimed KIPP Network, which serves over 70,000 students nation-wide and sends low-income students to college at a rate 5x higher than that of their peers. KIPP Nashville currently operates 2 middle schools (KIPP Academy Nashville and KIPP Nashville College Prep), 1 high school (KIPP Nashville Collegiate High School), and 1 elementary school (KIPP Kirkpatrick Elementary School). Our alumni have achieved a 95% high school graduation rate and are supported to and through college by our KIPP Through College program. We are excited to expand our K-16 continuum by growing to 7 schools by 2020. The mission of KIPP Nashville is to cultivate in its students the character and academic skills needed to succeed in rigorous high schools and colleges and to become productive citizens in the world beyond. If you share in this belief, if you have a proven willingness to do whatever it takes for students to achieve, if you thrive in an environment that is both collaborative and entrepreneurial, then you are already a KIPP teacher.
Position Overview: The Operations Coordinator partners directly with staff, students, and families of KIPP Kirkpatrick and is responsible for ensuring smooth daily operation of the school office. The hours of this position are 7:30am–5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Daily operations of the school office include but are not limited to: Creating a warm, welcoming environment for all students, family, staff, and visitors and serving as the primary phone and reception contact for all visitors to KIPP Kirkpatrick. Performing administrative duties including filing, faxing, copying, documenting office procedures, maintaining supplies/ordering, maintaining student records, and data entry. Partnering with families to internalize and successfully navigate school policies such as attendance, tardies, uniforms, etc. Creating, managing, and maintaining the office databases. Implementing effective office systems to ensure maximum efficiency. Working directly with the Dean of Operations and School Leader to provide administrative assistance and additional professional support as needed.
As a team member on the KIPP Kirkpatrick staff, the Operation Coordinator can expect to: Participate in staff professional development in July and August as well as ongoing staff meetings and development opportunities Partner across school teams. While the duties listed above are staples of this role, KIPP Kirkpatrick staff often go above and beyond strictly “job description” work. We are a growing school, and we share responsibilities day in, day out, that may not typically be encompassed by a general operations coordinator’s responsibilities. We do this willingly with a sense of team and family, knowing that it takes a village to help a child succeed. Work with a sense of fulfillment in an environment that proves what’s possible for kids.