Operations Intern



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Operations Manager


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Bloom Academy Charter School exists to provide a high quality, rigorous, and joyful educational experience to students in grades kindergarten to fifth grade. We are a new and independent school seeking to add deeply mission aligned, smart, hardworking, and emotionally intelligent people to our founding staff. We opened August 2019 with a cohort of kindergarten and first graders, and now serve scholars in grades K-3 the 21-22 school year. We will continue to add a grade level every year until we reach the fifth grade.

Bloom Academy Founding Operations Intern

Driven by our mission to provide a joyful and rigorous academic experience to every one of our scholars, the Operations Intern will be responsible for assisting with the management and logistics of various projects and events. Joining our team as a founder provides a unique opportunity to help build the culture and legacy of Bloom Academy as it becomes an enduring and premier education option for generations of students to come.


At Bloom Academy we provide a safe, joyful, inclusive, and challenging learning environment for all students. This includes children with special needs. This includes children from low-income households. This includes children who have been historically marginalized. We believe that all children can learn at high levels. We believe that all children are extraordinary. We believe that children can only be as great as the adults in front of them. We believe that excellent teaching requires planning, coaching, constructive feedback and reflection. We believe that teaching is one of the greatest and hardest responsibilities in the world. We believe that an excellent learning environment is borne from excellent operational systems and structures. We treat each other with respect and value the talent each person adds to our organization no matter their position on our organizational chart.

We exist to change the narrative about what children from low-income neighborhoods are capable of achieving both academic and personally. We exist to change the narrative about what Black and Brown children are capable of achieving both academically and personally. We are unapologetic about our philosophy. All applicants must share this mindset – no exceptions.

The Operations Intern will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Availability to intern 10-15 hours a week for a minimum of 12 weeks.
  • Work alongside the operations team on various projects including but not limited to; student recruitment, transportation logistics, event management, research, fundraising planning, school event planning, and purchasing.
  • Call interested families and walk them through the application and enrollment process.
  • Assist with prospective family open houses.
  • Assist with the management of social media campaigns – Instagram and Facebook.
  • Assist with classroom and school decorations/signage.
  • Assist with implementing safety plan and vendor management.
  • Assist lead teacher with data collection and organization.
  • Attend leadership meetings focused on coaching and planning.
  • Work with Bloom Academy teachers to ensure operational efficiency related to testing, arrival, dismissal, and afterschool.
  • Perform duties during non-academic times (arrival, breakfast, lunch, recess, and dismissal).
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and staff.
  • Participate in feedback and coaching sessions with supervisor.

Required Qualifications

  • Students pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in non-profit management, teaching, or a related degree OR candidate has a high school diploma/GED and is interested in working in an urban public school;
  • Deep alignment with school’s mission and core values;
  • A staunch belief that all students regardless of race or socio-economic status can achieve at high levels and be positive contributors to their communities.
  • A successful background check in compliance with state law.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with all school stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

Preferred Key Competencies, Mindsets and Abilities

  • A growth mindset and high emotional intelligence.
  • A social justice-oriented philosophy as it relates to the achievement gap and educational advancement of disenfranchised communities.
  • Professional experience in a high needs/and or urban setting.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.


  • This internship will enable the successful candidate to obtain valuable experience at a founding school. A $500 stipend will be paid at the end of the semester (12 weeks).

Disclaimer: This job description provides the general nature and level of work to be performed by individuals hired for this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. Bloom Academy Charter School reserves the right to change any or all content of this job description based on the school’s needs. If applicable, the incumbent will be notified of any changes before they take effect.

Bloom as you are.

Bloom Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and strive to create an inclusive environment for all adults and children who enter our doors.