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Assistant Principal of Operations: Austin Campuses

IDEA Public Schools | Austin TX 78704 USA | Full Time - School Year, Full Time - 12 Month | Revised: 04/18/2017

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Assistant Principal of Operations: Austin Campuses


Austin Campuses: IDEA Allan, IDEA Bluff Springs, IDEA Rundberg

The Assistant Principal of Operations (APO) manages campus operations for each IDEA site (2 schools), and is responsible for achieving operational excellence across non-instructional areas, including: front office management, student information systems, child nutrition, transportation, health services, business office, facility maintenance, new construction management, technology coordination, student recruitment and enrollment.

The APOs directly and indirectly manages more than 8 direct reports that include: receptionist, SIS coordinator, registrar, cafeteria manager, transportation manager, health aide, business clerk, and facility manager, among others. APOs have two managers (Academy Principal and College Prep Principal) that share responsibility for coaching, mentoring, and day-to-day capacity building. Additionally, APOs receive strategic direction, technical support and direct teaching from the regional and national Operations team. The following seven accountabilties represent the overall driving goals for this position.


1. Achieves 100% Projected Enrollment by the first day of school

2. Meets (or exceeds) an Average Daily Attendance (ADA) of 97.5% Across the Network

3. Maintains 90% student persistence year-over-year

4. Leads School Readiness Efforts: Every School Ready 2 weeks Prior to the first day of school

5. Oversees Operational and Financial Excellence in Auxiliary Services through Direct and Indirect Management

6. Achieves 85% staff retention rate by hiring, developing and retaining top performers

7. Lives IDEA’s values

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree
Proven track record of personally achieving success and of leading others
Background in education preferred
Spanish fluency preferred
Selection Process: After submitting your online application, IDEA will review your materials. Candidates with a track record of success who pass the initial application screening will be invited to a phone or video interview. Candidates who are successful with this second interview will move into final consideration by the hiring manager.

Application Instructions: please select "Apply Now" in the upper-left hand corner of this page. You will then be taking to the application portal entrance. After you create a new profile, you will be able to apply directly for this role. If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

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Location Austin, TX, United States

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