Are you looking to make a BIG impact? 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 passionate about changing the public education landscape for all of New York City’s children, and we are uncompromising in our mission.
Currently, we operate multiple schools in the Bronx and Upper Manhattan. We are growing our schools because children in every community deserve excellent, equitable education. We plan to open 1-2 schools each year. Join our growing team today, and be a change agent for children.
Deliver powerful results
To achieve our vision, we are searching for an Operations Director with a Bachelor’s degree and 2-3+ years of high pressure operations experience along with a proven record of leadership abilities and a relentlessly high excellence bar.
Lead a 2-3 person team to ensure key operational outcomes by creating a culture of high expectations, candid feedback, and continuous improvement
Develop systems for ensuring a world-class facility that meets Zeta’s high expectations
Create a safe and welcoming school environment for all students, staff, and families
Continually strengthen relationships with Zeta community members, while proactively creating and disseminating essential school communications with a people-first mindset
Uphold your team’s compliance with Zeta’s financial expectations, Department of Education expectations, and any alternative compliance expectations across the school
Engage in short-term and long-term thinking on best operational systems, using data to shape every aspect of our school systems
Join our purpose-driven community
Zeta teammates are lifelong learners who live with child-like joy and a deep sense of purpose. We disrupt the status quo and tackle problems together. Our team stands united by our commitment to a limitless future for every child.
Our Zeta team is comprised of top talent with incredible schooling and private sector experience. You will make a tremendous team member at Zeta if you:
Are passionate about our mission of providing world-class education to all students
Bring a mindset of growth, flexibility, and openness to feedback
Are hungry and determined to not only meet your goals, but surpass them
Are humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment
Are well organized and detail-oriented
How does Zeta invest in you?
Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental, and vision plans
Flexible spending accounts for eligible medical purchases and commuter expenses
403(b) retirement plan; Zeta offers matching contributions toward your savings
Top-of-market competitive compensation
Specified monthly reimbursement for use of mobile phone
Fully stocked teacher workrooms with favorite snacks and Nespresso machine
NYC’s finest sweet treats
Personal and Professional Growth:
Clear pathway to professional growth
Consistent feedback and support from managers and teammates
Community Circle practice to build and strengthen our sense of team
Interactive DEIJ programming
The start date for this position is Spring 2023. The salary range for this position is between $90,000 and $110,000. Compensation is based on our salary scales that take into account candidates' relevant experience.
Equity is at the heart of our mission. We have a deep commitment to pursuing diversity and striving for equity. Zeta is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.).
COVID-19 vaccination mandate: Employment with Zeta Charter Schools is conditioned on proof of full vaccination and booster against the COVID-19 virus or approval of an exemption due to a qualifying medical condition.