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District Manager Central New Jersey

District Manager Central New Jersey (DISTR48433) Orange, New Jersey

Salary: USD50000 - USD52000 per year

ESS is a leading provider of full-service staffing and management programs for the K-12 educational market. We are currently seeking a District Manager to manage the overall daily operations, activities, and staff in assigned school districts, acting as a liaison between ESS staff members, school district administrators and the corporate office to ensure the delivery of quality services.

ESS is seeking a District Manager that will be working with our clients in Northern New Jersey. Preferred candidate would be in Central NJ

Travel is required-- up to 75% 

Key Responsibilities

  • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with school employees in supporting each school’s specific program needs
  • Providing supervision and oversight to direct reports within assigned school districts, including classroom aides, instructional assistants, secretaries, bus aides and other ESS staff
  • Working in conjunction with school managers/employees, management and the human resources department, actively participates in the applicant hiring process- interviewing, hiring, managing employees
  • Working in conjunction with school managers/employees, management and the human resources department; actively participate in the termination/separation process- disciplining, terminating/resignations, managing employees
  • Participate in New Hire Orientation sessions for employees/In-Service training sessions
  • Review and manage employees with classroom visits and evaluations
  • Completing and collecting daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly paperwork, e.g. time sheets, weekly reports, employee rosters, and attendance and billing records (where applicable) etc.
  • Tracking statistics related to hiring, turnover, retention and staffing
  • Reviewing timesheets/time records completed by direct reports for accuracy and submit to finance in accordance with established timeframes
  • Actively participating in the development and implementation of performance improvement systems related to staffing for assigned program sites
  • Maintaining effective communications with staff, school district contacts, corporate employees, and management staff
  • Exercising appropriate judgment in addressing specific situations and respond with immediate, effective solutions and/or promptly notify program management
  • Acting as role of direct reports in emergency situations when deemed necessary
  • Maintain effective verbal and written communication with colleagues, direct reports, and school district employees as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field plus one year of related/management experience
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize deadlines, and manage projects
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and offer solutions


$50,000 annually (negotiable)