Director of School Operations

Director of School Operations BACK TO JOB BOARD




High School




Rooted School – Vancouver





If you’re as excited about this role as we are, please email the following to our Application Review Committee at 1. Cover letter that includes answers to the prompts below: • Explain what prompted you to apply for this role at Rooted School–Vancouver and what interests you most about the opportunity to join our team. • Tell us about a time you had a measurable (i.e. quantitative) impact on a job or an organization. • Share your biggest area for growth. Describe how, if you improved in a particular area, it would have a significant impact on your next professional chapter. 2. Resume that tells the story of your impact (i.e. the more specific you are using numbers the better). 3. At least three references who fit the profile below: • Someone who’s coached/managed you for at least one year. • Someone who you’ve coached/managed for at least one year. • Someone who you consider a peer, or lateral to you on a team you’ve been on for at least one year. Rooted School Vancouver (RSV) does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Additionally, RSV will offer classes offers classes in career and technical education program areas, such as Computer Information Systems and Digital Communications, under its open admissions policy. Lack of English language proficiency will not be a barrier to admission and participation in career and technical education programs. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Carol Egan, Principal Mailing Address: 2005 SE 192nd Avenue, Suite 200, Camas, WA 98607-7475 Email:

LINK to the full job description on our website.

In your role, you will work directly with our Founding School Leader, Board, and other members of our statewide and national network to co-lead Rooted School’s launch in Vancouver, Washington by fall 2022. Specially, you will manage and oversee all aspects of Rooted’s operational systems and procedures to fulfill our school-wide vision for grades 9-12.

Above all, you will help us determine how we will fulfill the Rooted Promise. This work will be challenging, collaborative, and inspiring. It will require a commitment to every student’s potential to lead their learning and to succeed within our innovative career and technical high school.

The foundation of how we work together:

  • We want teammates who demonstrate a passion for and commitment to Rooted’s mission, radical transparency, and radical open-mindedness (that, regardless of how much you know about something, you could be wrong).
  • We want teammates who value and commit to contributing to an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment.
  • We want teammates who can thrive in a startup environment (comfort with frequent, focused change and ambiguity + strong initiative).
  • We want teammates who have experience managing operations or systems and basic financial procurement in a school or business setting (at least three years of experience preferred).
  • We want teammates who have strong project management skills (the ability to manage lateral colleagues towards outcomes).
  • We want teammates who have extensive experience using various Google and Microsoft platforms.
  • We want teammates who crave a customer service environment, focused on service to our students, teachers, and families.
  • We want teammates who thrive in a multi-faceted role, switching often between skillsets and task types.
  • We want teammates who are obsessive about their personal growth, willing to put the team’s mission above their personal one and have a reputation of being someone who’s aligned to our values.