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Operations Manager in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time Regular
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

BakerRipley provides an integrated holistic education system for families and their children ages six months through eighth grade. The Choices in Education division oversees the early childhood education programs and the BakerRipley Schools, including three community-based elementary schools, one middle school, and a “New Neighbor” school for refugee children – all of which reside within our community centers. Our holistic approach to educating the entire family allows us to create a stronger and more positive impact in the community.  Both children and their parents gain access to education and broader community resources to prepare them for a successful degree and/or career.


Ensures that collaborations staff provide children with a learning environment and varied experiences to help them develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate for their age and stages of developments toward the overall goal of social competence. Facilitates ongoing, thorough and clear understanding of Head Start program and Performance Standards to all collaboration staff.


  1. Ensures that all collaborative relationships are established and operating in compliance with Federal, State and local laws, regulations and standards, including Agency Policies and other contractual agreements.
  2. Directly coordinates supportive services offered by all other Head Start components with collaborative partners.
  3. Represent Head Start to the community and collaborative partners to facilitate an understanding of the program and generate support of the program.
  4. Ensure the Collaborative staff implements and integrates policies, procedures and standards established by Program Services.
  5. Ensures that all children’s files are complete, accurate and up-to-date with all information required by the Head Start Performance Standards and regulation.
  6. Effectively addresses and resolves all potential and actual difficulties that may arise with the collaborative relationships which may include involvement of the Senior Collaboration Coordinator.
  7. Establish and maintains effective oral and written communication with the Senior Coordinator, collaborative partners and program team members.
  8. Directly supervise Teachers and Family Development Workers at multiple collaboration sites which requires frequent travel between locations.
  9. Conducts classroom and teacher observation and provides onsite consultation to teaching staff, as appropriate.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Curriculum and Instruction (EDCI), Educational Administration, Business Administration, or Management required.
  • Lesser education combined with experience may be considered. 


A minimum of one (1) year work related experience.


  • Ability to obtain Director’s Certificate through the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
  • CPR/First Aid certified


  • Excellent mediation skills; oral and written skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and successful experience working in teams.
  • Ability to plan, organize, allocate and control substantial financial, human, and physical resources.
  • Knowledge of the Head Start/Early Child Development program philosophy and structure desirable. 


  • Intermediate skill in use of Windows, Excel, and MS Word. Database experience highly desirable


  • Bilingual preferred but not required