Director of Operational Strategy
To achieve our vision, we are searching for a stellar Director of Operational Strategy with a Bachelor's Degree and 2-5+ years of work experience in finance, management consulting, or scale-up of growing organizations who is fueled by a passion for team success and continual improvement. MBA is preferred, but not required. Ideal candidates have a creative, problem-solving mindset, disciplined focus on scalable processes, and interest in education.
Join our mission At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development. We insist that every child receives a world-class education while fostering a love for learning. We are changing the public education landscape for all of New York City’s children, and we are uncompromising in our mission. To achieve our vision, we are searching for proven leaders with a bachelor’s degree and at least ~3 years of teaching experience and ~2 years experience in successfully leading a school to extraordinary outcomes. Deliver incredible results The Principal role is an ideal opportunity for a dynamic and visionary leader to lead and grow a new school. The Principal serves as the “CEO” of the school community having direct accountability for outcomes and leading a world-class school.
As Operations Director, you lead all operational systems for an entire school community. You have the opportunity to own and lead high-level projects while also rolling up your sleeves to tackle the day-to-day operational work that allows your school to run seamlessly. You are a leader, a strong communicator, a relationship builder, an extremely organized individual, a learner, and someone who thrives when juggling many different ongoing projects and tasks on a daily basis.
Managing Director of School
The Managing Director role is an ideal opportunity for a dynamic and visionary leader to lead and grow a new school. The Managing Director serves as the “CEO” of the school community having direct accountability for operating and leading a world-class school.
As an Academic Director at Zeta, you will drive the academic achievement of your school while fostering a flourishing learning community amongst students, families, and teachers. With the support and guidance of the school’s Principal and our network academic team, you will oversee tremendous academic outcomes for all students in all subjects leveraging academic data, implementing differentiated instruction, and ideating creative solutions to extraordinary challenges. You will set the standard for excellence in content knowledge, planning and implementation. By providing meaningful and actionable feedback while building strong relationships you will develop our teachers into an efficient and high-achieving team. You will also build relationships with students and families, driving for a strong school culture. The Academic Director owns all academic outcomes at the school, which requires a deep knowledge of the content and curriculum and the ability to recognize, both in data and in practice, where teachers need additional support and development.
Throughout the school year, the Resident Principal will receive regular professional coaching and development and work to develop their skills alongside their Managing Director/Principal with an opportunity to lead our Zeta Schools as a Principal as we continue to scale.