Director - HOME WORKS! The Teacher Home Visit Program
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Director of Program Operations
Job Location: St. Louis, MO
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: HOME WORKS! The Teacher Home Visit Program
St. Louis, MO 63114
Telephone: 314-727-2727
Job Description:
Overview of HOME WORKS!
HOME WORKS! The Teacher Home Visit Program (HW!) trains, supports, and pays teachers to visit the homes of their struggling students to positively engage parents in their children’s education. Learn more at
Position Overview
The Director of Program Operations (DoPO) is a member of the management team responsible for implementing and operating the HW! program. Working with HW! staff, schools, and districts, the DoPO uses data and feedback from data systems and stakeholders to ensure that organizational and programmatic goals are met. The goal is to be an effective, evidence-based program that results in positive outcomes for students.
  • Implement programs at schools.
  • Research and analyze the programs and systems of the organization.
  • Monitor weekly metrics and advise points of concern with action plans.
  • Monitor performance metrics and key program initiatives and provide regular updates to the CEO and others.
  • Maintain constant attention to organizational efficiency and opportunities for change, growth, and improvement.
  • Build strong relationships between HW! and the schools we serve to monitor and promote fidelity to the program models.
  • Oversee all aspects of training for the program.
  • Carry out HR responsibilities (hiring, training, performance management, evaluation, and staff retention efforts) of the programmatic team. 
  • With CEO and ED, manage and oversee internal and external evaluators.
  • Ensure the integrity of HW! program implementation and operations.
    • Develop standards for processes and reporting and manage program resources to achieve program goals and deliverables. Ensure training sessions are highly engaging and fully prepare teachers to make effective home visits.
    • Track program implementation at the district, school, and classroom levels to monitor implementation of and on-going adherence to the models.
    • Work directly with PLs to monitor program operations and to identify and promptly address deviations from the program model, timeline, and other operational matters.
  • Occasionally accompany PLs on their school visits to provide oversight, evaluation and feedback, and to understand their work in the schools.
  • Staff the Board of Director Program Committee.
  • Responsible for the Memos of Understanding with our school districts.
Minimum Requirements
  • Master’s degree 
  • Experience in K-12 education, including at least two years in the classroom
  • Leadership experience within a school or district at the senior level (Principal, Asst. Superintendent, Superintendent)
  • An understanding of the role of educators and families in educating at-risk children
  • Proven program management success – ability to implement and run multi-year programs with evidence of managing to outcomes
  • Strong skills in group and one-on-one professional engagement at all organizational levels
  • Strong presentation and communication skills with the ability to work with a variety of stakeholder communities
  • Understanding of program fidelity, data completeness and consistency, operational transparency, and phasing in of program services
  • HR management experience hiring, training, evaluating, and dismissing staff
  • Evidence of successful staff retention efforts
  • Strong computer skills – can create effective PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, and Excel spreadsheets, and learn and teach others to use proprietary software
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines with minimal direct supervision
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with a high degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Knowledge of and curiosity about best practices in adult learning theory, parent and family engagement, and the use of technology in training
  • Passion for the mission of HOME WORKS!
Work Environment
The Director of Program Operations needs to have a flexible schedule to accommodate school schedules which will include working some late afternoons and evenings. This position requires travel to schools in the St. Louis metro area.
Position Specifications
-Full-time, exempt, benefits
-40 hours per week
-Salary commensurate with experience
-Reports to CEO and ED
To apply, send a thoughtful cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and references to:

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.