• 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.

Executive Director - Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish

Executive Director – Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish

Location: Terrytown, LA

Reports to: Chief of Schools

Classification: Full-time, salary, exempt

Benefits: Yes

Compensation: DOE


Duties and Responsibilities

 Staff Management

  • Mentors, recruits and/or retains high-quality teachers and staff, terminates when necessary
  • Oversees professional development of all teachers and staff
  • Observes all classes regularly; oversees and assesses the performance of all school employees
  • Holds employee evaluation conferences based on records of performance observations
  • Ensures collaboration and team building among staff
  • Manages conflicts and relations between school employees skillfully
  • Oversees employee screening measures to ensure that each employee has undergone an appropriate background check

Academics

  • Evaluates instructional program effectiveness; develops and enforces policies and procedures
  • Ensures implementation of instructional strategies, classroom management, and communication
  • Ensures effective, research-based professional development is provided and implemented
  • Monitors special projects accountability timelines and coordinates timely completion
  • Collaborates with staff for united school improvement plan
  • Monitors, directs, and implements the administration of assessments
  • Monitors and analyzes student performance assessment data preparing reports as needed for various special projects (i.e., after school program, summer school)
  • Oversees special education program implementation and compliance
  • Analyzes student achievement data, draws logical conclusions and prepares comprehensive reports
  • Holds and attends parent/teacher/student conferences, open houses, and other parent and community events

Operations

  • Abides by all state and federal laws that apply to charter schools and charter policy
  • Ensures there is proper documentation on operations of charter programs to develop accurate budget
  • Maintains fiscal control; report accurate fiscal information
  • Ensures smooth operation of school facilities, school finance and risk management, including appropriate procurement of insurance policies
  • Ensures school-wide compliance with all policies and procedures
  • Attends all required governing board and state meetings; attend other meetings and training that provide legal guidance
  • Participates in the school’s annual fiscal audit and oversees the preparation of the school’s annual budget, annual financial and annual program reports
  • Ensures school safety by performing fire drills and other drills
  • Preparation of financial and statistical documents and reports
  • Ensures school facilities are managed effectively; oversees facilities to ensure maintenance provides a clean and safe school
  • Requires students to demonstrate positive behaviors aligned with the school’s vision and mission

Public Relations

  • Establishes rapport with parents, students, school staff, and Athlos Academy board of directors
  • Coordinates with the school’s parent organization to increase parental involvement within the school
  • Builds positive relations with state education departments, other charter schools, and school districts
  • Works pro-actively to maintain community partnerships and positive public relations that showcases the school’s success

Professionalism

  • Upholds and enforces board policy, administrative procedures, and school rules and regulations, and is supportive of these in communications with students, parents, and the public at large
  • Works cooperatively with parents and teaching mentors to strengthen the educational program
  • Oversees overall school operations
  • Promotes and maintains a positive and effective school climate by ensuring that all interactions with staff, students, parents, and the public at large are prompt, efficient, helpful and friendly
  • Maintains regular communication with Athlos Academies, ESP; serves as the face of Athlos Academies in Jefferson Parish

Qualifications

  • At least 3–5 years of successful school leadership experience in an urban school setting
  • Louisiana Educational Leader Certificate or ability to obtain before fall 2019 required

Educational Background

  •  Master’s in Education Administration or related field required

Executive Director - Athlos Academy of Utah

Executive Director – Athlos Academy of Utah

Location: Herriman, UT

Reports to: Chief of Schools

Classification: Full-time, salary, exempt

Benefits: Yes

Compensation: DOE


Duties and Responsibilities

 Staff Management

  • Mentors, recruits and/or retains high-quality teachers and staff, terminates when necessary
  • Oversees professional development of all teachers and staff
  • Observes all classes regularly; oversees and assesses the performance of all school employees
  • Holds employee evaluation conferences based on records of performance observations
  • Ensures collaboration and team building among staff
  • Manages conflicts and relations between school employees skillfully
  • Oversees employee screening measures to ensure that each employee has undergone an appropriate background check

Academics

  • Evaluates instructional program effectiveness; develops and enforces policies and procedures
  • Ensures implementation of instructional strategies, classroom management, and communication
  • Ensures effective, research-based professional development is provided and implemented
  • Monitors special projects accountability timelines and coordinates timely completion
  • Collaborates with staff for united school improvement plan
  • Monitors, directs, and implements the administration of assessments
  • Monitors and analyzes student performance assessment data preparing reports as needed for various special projects (i.e., after school program, summer school)
  • Oversees special education program implementation and compliance
  • Analyzes student achievement data, draws logical conclusions and prepares comprehensive reports
  • Holds and attends parent/teacher/student conferences, open houses, and other parent and community events

Operations

  • Abides by all state and federal laws that apply to charter schools and charter policy
  • Ensures there is proper documentation on operations of charter programs to develop accurate budget
  • Maintains fiscal control; report accurate fiscal information
  • Ensures smooth operation of school facilities, school finance and risk management, including appropriate procurement of insurance policies
  • Ensures school-wide compliance with all policies and procedures
  • Attends all required governing board and state meetings; attend other meetings and training that provide legal guidance
  • Participates in the school’s annual fiscal audit and oversees the preparation of the school’s annual budget, annual financial and annual program reports
  • Ensures school safety by performing fire drills and other drills
  • Preparation of financial and statistical documents and reports
  • Ensures school facilities are managed effectively; oversees facilities to ensure maintenance provides a clean and safe school
  • Requires students to demonstrate positive behaviors aligned with the school’s vision and mission

Public Relations

  • Establishes rapport with parents, students, school staff, and Athlos Academy board of directors
  • Coordinates with the school’s parent organization to increase parental involvement within the school
  • Builds positive relations with state education departments, other charter schools, and school districts
  • Works pro-actively to maintain community partnerships and positive public relations that showcases the school’s success

Professionalism

  • Upholds and enforces board policy, administrative procedures, and school rules and regulations, and is supportive of these in communications with students, parents, and the public at large
  • Works cooperatively with parents and teaching mentors to strengthen the educational program
  • Oversees overall school operations
  • Promotes and maintains a positive and effective school climate by ensuring that all interactions with staff, students, parents, and the public at large are prompt, efficient, helpful and friendly
  • Maintains regular communication with Athlos Academies (education service provider)

Qualifications

  •  At least 3–5 years of successful school leadership experience
  • State of Utah Administrative/Supervisory License or administrative license from another state that is transferrable to Utah required

Educational Background

  •  Master’s in Education Administration or related field required

General Accountant

General Accountant

  • Location: Boise, ID
  • Reports to: Director of Finance
  • Classification: Full-time, salary, exempt
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Compensation: DOE

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in processing of accounts payable and receivable
  • Perform bank account reconciliations
  • Assist in month-end financial close process and reporting
  • Assist in preparation of job cost reports & construction draws
  • Prepare general ledger journal entries
  • Maintain fixed assets and corresponding depreciation schedules
  • Assist in preparation of tax packages for submission to tax return preparer
  • Assist with miscellaneous internal and external reporting as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience

  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook

Education & Background

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • 0-3 years of accounting experience.
  • Construction, real estate and/or public accounting experience a plus
  • Yardi accounting software experience a plus

Skills & Intangibles

  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty
  • The individual will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his/her work product

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

Digital Content Manager - Education Platforms

Digital Content Manager – Education Platforms

  • 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

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.

Athlos book club discussion
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Books read and discussed
(and counting)

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.

movement break
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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
(and growing)

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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