At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential.
The Rocketship School Model
Rocketship's model, which has delivered exceptional academic results, focuses on developing outstanding educators, empowering parents and providing individualized instruction through technology and tutors to improve student achievement.
Rocketship's goal is to transform teaching into the most desirable profession, allowing Rocketship schools to compete effectively against medicine, law and academia for top-quartile college graduates. Rocketship promotes a deep culture of teacher and leader sustainability by recruiting the nation's most promising teachers and leaders into classrooms largely driven by a close partnership with Teach For America. Teachers come to Rocketship for the innovative teaching environment offered by the organization, including higher compensation, a model that better utilizes their abilities and increased professional opportunities for professional advancement.
Rocketship strives to eliminate the achievement gap in our lifetime by partnering with cities, school districts and communities across the U.S. that share Rocketship's sense of urgency. By bringing the unique Rocketship Model to thousands of low-income students and inspiring other public school systems to adopt similar practices for high-quality, scalable impact, this ambitious goal is attainable.
The Director, Real Estate Development is a full-time, exempt position that reports to the CFO and is a member of the national Network Support Team. The Director will; a) develop and recommend team strategy, and is responsible for the planning, design and construction of school campus projects for new schools at Rocketship, b) assist the Facilities/Asset Mgmt. Team with enhancement and upgrade decisions for existing campuses to ensure continuing value and performance, c) refine the process and project management tools to ensure efficiency and improvement in preparation for aggressive growth in the number of school projects, and d) investigate and recommend innovations in school design to the CFO. The ideal candidate would be excited to help define this role and continue to build capacity at the organization, energized by evolving priorities, and prepared to support growth in regions outside of California by systematizing best practices in order to attract and utilize the most predictable and affordable campus development methodologies. The initial set of responsibilities is outlined here, but there will be significant flexibility and evolution around team roles as we work together to optimize the role.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health and welfare benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off.
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