SPARK Schools is hiring a

Schools Operations Manager

About SPARK Schools

SPARK Schools is a network of affordable private schools implementing Africa’s first blended learning model for primary school students in Johannesburg, South Africa.

SPARK Schools is a high-growth, mission-driven, and innovative organisation looking for ambitious people to join our team.

Reports To: Principal

Position Purpose:

The School Operations Manager drives student achievement in the SPARK Schools network by ensuring that their school operates smoothly, efficiently, and consistently.

The School Operations Manager is integral to the SPARK Schools culture and our commitment to rigorous, engaging learning experiences for our scholars.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement school-wide systems (for example, arrivals, dismissals, timetables) that facilitate student achievement and align with SPARK Schools network-wide best practice.
    • Assist the Principal and Assistant Principal(s) in facilitating professional development for the instructional and operational staff on the implementation of school-wide systems.
    • Oversee the office manager’s interaction with the student information system and student records.
  • Assist the Principal and Assistant Principal(s) in facilitating professional development for the instructional and operational staff on the implementation of school-wide systems.
  • Oversee the office manager’s interaction with the student information system and student records.
  • Collaborate with school leadership to manage school site operational staff (facilities and maintenance staff, supervisors, and monitors), including facilitating termly and final evaluations.
  • Experience
    • Preferred experience in operations and project management.
  • Preferred experience in operations and project management.
  • Grit: Persistence through challenges.
  • Excellence: A track record of high expectations personally and professionally.
  • Mission and Vision alignment: Understanding of and passion for the SPARK School's mission to provide excellent education at an affordable cost.
  • Self-reflection: Willingness to take and implement feedback.
  • Service
  • Persistence
  • Achievement
  • Responsibility
  • Kindness