• The team at Athlos Academies is learning more about the Athlos Athletic curriculum and its implementation through hands-on experience in a monthly staff athletic movement class.

Join the Athlos Team

Here at Athlos Academies, we’re on the lookout for passionate and driven individuals who are exceptional at what they do.

Open Positions

Don’t see an opening for your job expertise? We still want to hear from you!
Please email your resume to hr@athlosacademies.org.

Corporate Counsel

Corporate Counsel

  • Location: Boise, Idaho
  • Reports to: General Counsel
  • Classification: Full-time, salary, exempt
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Compensation: DOE

Position Overview

As a member of a growing legal department, the primary responsibility of the individual who fills this position will be reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts, and contract management. This person may also assist the general counsel and work independently as assigned by the general counsel, in providing support in a variety of areas of law, including: real estate, construction, intellectual property, contract, litigation, education, and employment law.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drafting contracts, including lease agreements, purchase and sale agreements, letters of intent, services agreements, licensing agreements, and prime construction contracts
  • Drafting correspondence to customers, vendors, and outside counsel on behalf of the company
  • Review contracts from third parties to mitigate corporate risk
  • Negotiate settlement agreements
  • Perform legal research, including statutory and case law
  • Prepare and file trademark and copyright applications on behalf of company
  • Assist in developing internal processes to protect company intellectual property
  • Oversee business formation and licensing tasks performed by staff paralegal
  • Prepare, evaluate and advise company on property tax related issues, including but not limited to exemption applications
  • Assist in management of outside litigation counsel in various states

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum two years of experience in-house or in private practice
  • Real estate transaction experience

Educational Background

  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • Admitted to at least one state bar, with admission to the Idaho State Bar within one year of hire

Skills/Intangibles

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Controller

Controller

  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Reports to: Chief School Finance Officer
  • Classification: Full-time, salary, exempt
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Compensation: DOE

Position Overview

The Controller position will be responsible for the successful financial operations of Athlos Academy charter schools across the United States. This position will be an integral component of the day-to-day accounting operations of the schools, including accounts payable, payroll, procurement and revenue receiving. This position will work closely with the Chief School Finance Officer in assuring that financial operations are aligned with Athlos best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as a resource to Athlos Academy staff and the local school board on charter school law and operations associated with finance
  • Assist with operational aspects associated with our current schools, including assisting with accounting operations such as the processing of accounts payable, payroll, cash receipting, and budget development and adjustment
  • Work with Human Resources staff at our schools on benefit plan designs, appropriate billing, and payroll liability reconciliation
  • Work with Athlos Academy schools to adhere to new hire processes, including managing new hires and their associated benefits as well as ensuring their payroll is processed in a timely manner
  • Work with Athlos Academy schools to maintain cash disbursement processes which align with Athlos Academies best practices and ensure that disbursements are processed in a timely manner
  • Work with Athlos Academy school staff to ensure accounting transactions are recorded correctly and coded appropriately
  • Work with school staff to account for, and learn to minimize necessary adjustments
  • Work with Chief School Finance Officer on the development of processes and procedures for all business functions which align with best practices of GFOA
  • Work with Chief School Finance Officer and independent auditors to ensure individual schools issue audited financial statements in accordance with GAAP

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience working in the accounting profession, including experience providing accounting and financial services to internal and external customers
  • Prior experience in public accounting a plus
  • Experience working with boards and administration with accounting operations and financial management items
  • Experience working in an educational environment a plus
  • Experience with project management and procurement
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and individually

Educational Background

  • Degree in Accounting or a degree in Business, with an accounting specialization.
  • Masters degree and/or CPA a bonus

Skills/Intangibles

  • Ability to complete tasks with high fidelity with a minimum amount of supervision.
  • A desire to learn – this position will change every day and a desire to learn and take on new challenges is essential
  • A positive attitude and a desire to have fun at the office
  • A love for education and for learning and making an impact on the students of today and tomorrow

Customer Service Manager

Customer Service Manager

  • Position located in Boise, ID
  • Reports to: Chief of Network Growth
  • Classification: Full-time, salary, exempt
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Compensation: DOE

Position Overview

We are looking for an experienced Customer Service Manager who embraces a customer success model. The ideal candidate will have the ability to build the appropriate processes and procedures that guarantee customer success. The goal is to increase customer satisfaction, loyalty and retention and to ensure our customers have a positive experience in every interaction with Athlos Academies, from initial meeting, to receiving, implementing and renewing our solutions

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure positive customer service experience, create engaged customers and facilitate organic growth
  • Take ownership of customers issues and follow problems through to resolution
  • Set a clear mission and deploy strategies focused towards that mission
  • Develop service procedures, policies and standards
  • Keep accurate records and document customer service actions and discussions
  • Analyze statistics and compile accurate reports
  • Recruit, mentor and develop customer service agents and nurture an environment where they can excel through encouragement and empowerment
  • Keep ahead of industry’s developments and apply best practices to areas of improvement
  • Control resources and utilize assets to achieve qualitative and quantitative targets
  • Adhere to and manage an approved budget

Qualifications and Experience

  • Proven working experience as a customer service manager
  • Experience in providing customer service support
  • Excellent knowledge of management methods and techniques
  • Working knowledge of customer service software, databases and tools
  • Awareness of industry’s latest technology trends and applications
  • Ability to think strategically and to lead
  • Strong client-facing and communication skills
  • Advanced troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills
  • Customer service orientation

Educational Background

  • BS degree in Business Administration or related field

Director of School Culture

Director of School Culture

  • Location: Dallas, TX
  • Reports to: Chief of Schools and Academics
  • Classification: Full-time, salary, exempt
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Compensation: DOE

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide K–8 Social Emotional Learning expertise for the Athlos Academies network of schools; help to train teachers and school leaders in best-practices in SEL, build Performance Character, and provide Positive Behavior Intervention Support
  • In all Athlos schools, oversee the successful integration of Performance Character Pillar strategies and the Positive Behavior Support Plan, including all tiers of PBIS and Restorative Practices
  • Meet with school-based Deans, Instructional Coaches, and other school contacts to ensure fidelity of implementation of the program
  • Research, develop, and create related Performance Character and Positive Behavior Support Plan curriculum such as huddles (morning meeting), service-learning experiences, protocols, behavior lesson plans, and assessments
  • Develop and implement professional development opportunities with fully-implemented and partnered schools including both onsite and virtual opportunities (some travel required)
  • Create online courses and webinars for training purposes. Maintain and update resources available on online learning management system
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the team to ensure the integration of Performance Character and Positive Behavior Support Plan strategies into the other elements of the program (Prepared Mind & Healthy Body)
  • Collect, analyze, and use data to improve implementation of related strategies and continuously seek to improve outcomes
  • Create and distribute monthly reports related to implementation fidelity and outcomes
    Support school data-based decision-making processes
  • Develop and manage departmental budgets as needed
  • Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities in Social Emotional Learning and Positive Behavior related content
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of teaching experience in a K–12 environment
  • One (1) or more year(s) experience as an administrator
  • Three (3) years of experience implementing schoolwide behavior support initiatives, including Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS)

Certification(s) Preferred:

  • SWIS Facilitator certification
  • Teacher Certification K–8 or K–12
  • Restorative Practices certification

Skills/Intangibles

  • Growth mindset
  • Reflective practitioner
  • Innovative
  • Creative problem solver
  • Willing to take risks
  • Effective at time management
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Able to build and support a culture of trust and collaboration
  • Willingness to plan and work collaboratively with a team
  • Seeks out professional learning
  • Knowledge of state and national standards
  • Knowledge of best practices and a willingness to continue to learn and try new strategies
  • Knowledge of standards-based grading, student-led conferences, active teaching strategies, and effective classroom management strategies

Online Products Manager

Online Products Manager

  • Location: Boise, ID
  • Reports to: Chief of Schools and Academics
  • Classification: Full-time, salary, exempt
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Compensation: DOE

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide online product expertise for the Athlos Academies network of schools; help to train teachers and school leaders in best-practices in use of Athlos online products.
  • In all Athlos and partner schools, oversee the implementation of online platforms prescribed by Athlos.
  • Meet with school-based IT, instructional coaches, and other school contacts to ensure fidelity of implementation and user feedback
  • Research, develop, and create uniformity within platforms and appropriate hierarchical structures to enable ease of use by users
  • Develop and implement professional development opportunities with fully-implemented and partnered schools including both onsite and virtual opportunities (some travel required)
  • Create online courses and webinars for training purposes; maintain and update resources available on online learning management system
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the Athlos team to ensure the integration of three Pillars of Performance, school-wide structures, and other professional development courses
  • Collect, analyze, and use data to improve implementation of related strategies and continuously seek to improve outcomes
  • Create and distribute monthly reports related to implementation fidelity and outcomes
  • Support school data based decision making processes.
  • Develop and manage departmental budgets as needed
  • Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities in online platform management and product management
  • Partner with technology partners to drive tooling and systems improvements
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience with online education platforms

Certification(s) Preferred:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Canvas Train the Trainer
  • Tableau

Skills/Intangibles

  • Growth mindset
  • Reflective practitioner
  • Innovative
  • Creative problem solver
  • Willing to take risks
  • Effective at time management
  • Excellent organization, inter-personal, and communication skills
  • Able to build and support a culture of trust and collaboration
  • Willingness to plan and work collaboratively with a team
  • Seeks out professional learning
  • Knowledge of state and national standards
  • Knowledge of best practices and a willingness to continue to learn and try new strategies
  • Knowledge of standards-based grading, student-led conferences, active teaching strategies, and effective classroom management strategies

School Governance Coordinator

School Governance Coordinator

  • Location: Anywhere, USA; travel required
  • Reports to: TBD
  • Classification: Full-time, salary, exempt
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Compensation: DOE

Position Overview

The School Governance Coordinator serves as the primary point of contact for governing boards by providing ongoing service and support as the school’s team develops strong governance practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as a primary point of contact for three charter school boards with the possibility of additional boards in the future
  • Fosters positive relationships with school boards as a representative of Athlos Academies
  • Prepares board meeting agendas in conjunction with Athlos Academies leadership and assembles board material packets
  • Attends (in person or virtually), facilitates, and presents a monthly report at school board meetings as the Athlos Academies representative
  • References and recalls charter school and education law, open meetings law, Robert’s Rules, and best practices in board governance during board meetings
  • Project manages board requests and coordinates Athlos Academies resources to resolve issues efficiently
  • Drafts board policy and manages the review and revision cycle
  • Provides board governance training and strategic planning support
  • Promotes continuing board development through the creation or facilitation of online learning modules and training delivered during school board meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous experience with school board governance required
  • School administrative experience in a charter school environment preferred

Educational Background

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree preferred

Skills/Intangibles

  • Flexible work hours
  • Ability to travel
  • A strong understanding of building and cultivating relationships
  • Working knowledge of charter school and education law, open meetings law, Robert’s Rules of Order, and board governance best practices
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer service
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Leadership
  • Project management
  • Scheduling and coordinating virtual meetings

How to Apply

Submit application with resume to: hr@athlosacademies.org

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What is it like to work here?

Athlos Academies is a work-hard, play-hard kind of organization.

Team Culture

We take our work as a social venture seriously. Supporting the students, teachers, and leaders we serve is a serious matter, but we also build relationships together in more informal settings.

Benefits

As part of the team, you’ll enjoy:

  • A competitive salary
  • Health benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k retirement plan with generous employer match
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Ergonomic workspaces in a spacious, collaborative environment
  • Access to the basketball court, turf, weight room, and locker rooms
  • Team building activity as part of a book club discussion

    Employee participates in team huddle
  • Athlos Family Fun Day

    family stacks foam blocks for Athlos Family Fun Day
  • Playing basketball for an afternoon movement break

    Afternoon movement break on the basketball court
  • Monthly athletic movement class

    Athlos team practices drills from the Athlos Athletic Curriculum
  • March Madness potluck

    Employees watch basketball game during a March Madness potluck
  • Pillars of Performance: Prepared Mind, Healthy Body, and Performance Character

  • The Athlos giving tree

    Angel Giving Tree
  • Athlos Academies headquarters grand opening at W. Idaho Street.

  • Ergonomic workspaces

    Ergonomic workspace
  • Discussion during a team huddle

    Employees brainstorm during a book club huddle
  • Athlos’ 12 Performance Character traits

  • Afternoon movement break—hiking in the Boise foothills

    Employees look out over downtown Boise from Camel's Back Park
  • Gunny sack race on the turf

    Employees participate in a potato sack race on the indoor turf
  • A social venture dedicated to helping schools succeed

Embodying the Athlos Model

Just like our three-pillar model benefits the lives of Athlos students, it has its benefits in the workplace, too.

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Books read and discussed
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Prepared Mind

As a team, we’re constantly learning. Our monthly book club broadens our perspectives, challenges us to think creatively about applying key takeaways to our organization, and gives us a common language to use in the workplace.  We pride ourselves on truly being a learning organization.

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Movement breaks
(and multiplying everyday)

Healthy Body

Athlos believes that students who lead active and healthy lives are better equipped to learn in the classroom. The same is true in the workplace — one of the best ways to stay sharp in the office is by taking a few quick, intentional movement breaks during the day.

Athlos Shout-Out
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Athlos shout-outs given
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Performance Character

At Athlos, we use shout-outs as a way of celebrating our colleagues’ accomplishments and recognizing their demonstration of the Performance Character traits.  In turn, this helps build strong and supportive workplace relationships.

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Here’s what our team members enjoy about working at Athlos Academies…

It’s rare to find companies that break up their workday with yoga, dancing, mindfulness activities, or freestyle basketball. Movement breaks allow us to model what we teach in our schools and contribute to our unique Athlos culture.

Juliana GiovanniniSIS Administrator

At Athlos, we’re surrounded by people who are 100 percent invested in the lives of the kids we serve and share a passion to change public education for the better.

Abby FeredaySpecial Projects Manager

Since joining Athlos Academies, I have enjoyed the passion of each employee as we all work hard to make a difference in education. It is also exciting to be active during the work day, which helps fuel the body and mind much like it does for the students at our schools.

Josh KoenigIT Manager

I could not be more thankful to be part of a unique organization that takes pride and invests in their employees. There is a strong sense of team culture that unifies our collective ambition to improve public education.

Savannah DubeGraphic Design Specialist
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