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KIPP Foundation

KIPP Foundation

Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

About KIPP Miami

KIPP Miami is part of the KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) national nonprofit network of college-preparatory, public charter schools educating elementary, middle and high school students. KIPP has a 25-year track record of preparing students for success in college and life. Founded in 2018, KIPP Miami operates four nonprofit charter schools in Greater Miami’s Urban Core communities providing a world-class education for students in grades K-8. To learn more, visit www.kippmiami.org.

Job Description

Here's what you need to know:

The Operations Associate: Food and Nutrition is a valuable member of the KIPP Miami. Under general supervision serves the students of KIPP Miami by providing nutrition support, cafeteria support and operations support, daily. The Operations Associate: Food and Nutrition provides excellent customer service and builds and maintains strong relationships with students, staff, families, and providers. This teammate also complies with all KIPP Miami, and NSLP standards and procedures.

Nutrition Support

  • Setting up breakfast for classrooms
  • Distribution of breakfast for tardy students
  • Breakfast clean up
  • Distributing snacks
  • Other duties as assigned.

Cafeteria Support

  • Meal time monitoring
  • Supporting management of student culture during meal times
  • Supporting student clean up at the end of the meal
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Commitment to KIPP Miami’s mission, vision and goals
  • Passion for working with children and school personnel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of staff members
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Growth Mindset
  • Commitment to do whatever it takes to ensure our teachers and students have what they need to be successful


  • Ability to work with a team on collaborative projects
  • Ability to remain calm and solutions-oriented in high-stress situations.
  • Ability to proactively problem solve; anticipate challenges before they occur
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies and generate creative solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and comfortably with ambiguity
  • Ability to troubleshoot and manage high stress situations with a calm and positive demeanor
  • Ability to learn standards, procedures, rules and practices related to public education and specific to KIPP Miami and the NSLP


Must Haves:

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands:

  • Regularly talk, hear and communicate with both adults and children

  • Frequently required to walk, stand, bend, or sit

  • Frequently required to move boxes, load and unload supplies

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a customer service-oriented role
  • Previous experience in an educational or non-profit setting
  • Previous experience in operations

Additional Information

Compensation & Benefits

KIPP Miami offers a full comprehensive benefits plan, including health care, competitive 403(B) plan, and a school laptop.

KIPP Miami offers competitive salaries to newly hired lead teachers. Salaries are based on prior experience and in accordance with certification requirements. KIPP Miami offers a competitive salary starting at $55,000 for teacher positions with additional opportunities for earning up to $4,000 annually in performance-based pay.

KIPP New Jersey | KIPP Miami is an equal opportunity employer