Director of Operations

Job description

If you are looking for a position with purpose where your operational management and interpersonal leadership skills will build capacity and help staff and students reach their potential, look no further than Willowstone Academy. They are seeking a Director of Operations to lead school operations and manage staff, facilities, and funds.

This rewarding, multi-faceted position requires a dynamic individual who has had full P&L responsibilities for an operation and passion for developing people of all ages. With a focus on school operations, the Director of Operations leads the team responsible for administration, school events and communications, internal systems, and classroom and schedule management.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Leadership of a multi-disciplinary team of administration, finance, facilities and educational staff
  • Management of growth initiatives in a dynamic and evolving Learn ForwardTM school
  • Provision of key operational insights to the Chief Learning Officer and the leadership team
  • Creation of a safe, clean, well maintained and nurturing environment for students and staff
  • Operational implementation of plans and systems to create effective management of finances, facilities, supplies, equipment, tools, and activities and compliance with regulations and policy
  • Communication and support to families regarding students in the school

The successful candidate will have:

  • Post secondary degree or diploma in business, operations, or related field
  • 5+ years of senior operational leadership experience
  • Excellent communication, organization, interpersonal and financial management skills
  • Alignment with the values and vision of Willowstone
  • Impeccable personal ethics
  • Ability to successfully complete a criminal record check with vulnerable sector search

Why Willowstone?

This opportunity is the culmination of a metamorphosis within the last 5 years which has led to rebranding, revised vision and purpose, and growth, with more yet to come. We seek someone with the passion and experience to steward our future growth.

This opportunity is professionally as well as personally rewarding and will offer a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience and capability. If you are interested in building our school’s roots and helping us blossom, please apply now by clicking the Apply Now button below. Interviews will begin immediately to facilitate hiring for the upcoming school year.

Thank you for your interest!