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Area Manager

Area Manager (AREAM48234) Bradenton, Florida

Salary: USD50000 - USD52500 per year + Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, PTO

Area Manager


Do you want to be a part of something BIG? Do you have a passion for education? Do you want to impact the lives of students?  As leaders in the education staffing space since 2000, ESS specializes in placing qualified staff in daily, long-term, and permanent K-12 school district positions including substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, and other school support staff. Over the last 22 years, we have innovated education staffing to provide dynamic solutions to school districts and professional opportunities to passionate educators. Our team serves over 5 million students with a pool of 85,000 substitute and permanent employees throughout 34 states. Internally, the ESS team is comprised of 650 individuals with a passion for education working together to ensure our 900 partner districts experience valuable education every day.

ESS our motto is, “Every day counts!” We take opportunities every day to grow and better our company as well as our employees.

We are a leading provider of full-service staffing and management programs for the K-12 educational market. We are currently seeking an Area Manager to service the School District of Manatee County

OVERVIEW:  The successful candidate serves as the primary representative of ESS for multiple school districts in the assigned area.



  • Working Hours: Monday-Friday
  • Work Location: On-Site
  • Travel Required: Within assigned region in Manatee county
  • FLSA Status: Exempt





  • Conduct site-visits and meetings with ESS clients in assigned geographic area.
  • Manage and direct all activities within the assigned geographic areas including, but not limited to, interviewing, hiring, disciplining, and terminating.
  • Maintain exceptional relationships with ESS clients and staff through principal meetings and support and district/community support.
  • Attend BOE meetings.
  • Track various statistics such as turnover and retention, budget/forecast analysis, and headcount.
  • Other duties as assigned by Account Manager.




  • Manages and motivates staff (including hiring, staff discipline, performance management and recognition duties).
  • Assess staffing needs, and recruit staff using methods such as newspaper advertisements or attendance at job fairs.
  • Train, direct and appraise staff.
  • Make daily schedules for proper manpower utilization.
  • Plans and organizes workload and staff assignments.
  • Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.



  • Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and/or 2 years related experience or training; experience in management within a School District, Private School, Charter School or College environment is preferred. *Bachelor's Degree preferred but not required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with management reports.
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent time management skills.



  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Nine paid holidays
  • Vacation time
  • Sick time
  • Volunteer time
  • Opportunities for growth


 PHYSICAL DEMANDS - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly stands, walks, sits, uses hands to finger, handle, or feel, reaches with hands and arms, talk or hear.


VISION REQUIREMENTS - Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) to work on the computer.


WORK ENVIRONMENT - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


This position works in an environment with moderate noise level. (Examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic.)

Note: Nothing in this job specification restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Critical features of this job are described under various headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons, with or without notice.  The above statements are strictly intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.