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District Manager

District Manager (DISTR38476) Luling, Louisiana

Salary: USD45000 - USD48000 per year + Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, PTO

District 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.


At 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 a District Manager to service the Luling, Louisiana area!


OVERVIEW:  The District Manager is responsible for managing 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.



  • Working Hours:  Monday-Friday hours vary 6am-430pm
  • Work Location: On-site
  • Travel required within Luling, LA



  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with school employees in supporting each school's specific program needs.
  • Provide supervision and oversight to direct reports within assigned school districts, including classroom aides, instructional assistants, secretaries, bus aides, and other ESS staff.
  • Work in conjunction with school managers/employees, management, and the human resources department; actively participate in the applicant hiring process, new hire orientations, in-Service training sessions, recruitment efforts, and termination process.
  • Collect daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly paperwork, e.g., timesheets, weekly reports, employee rosters, and attendance and billing records (where applicable) etc.
  • Act as role of direct reports in emergency situations when deemed necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned or as become evident.



  • Manages and motivates staff (including hiring, staff discipline, performance management, and recognition duties).
  • Acts as point of contact for emergency situations when deemed necessary.
  • Trains, directs, and appraises staff.
  • Makes 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.



  • Minimum of two years’ experience in management or a leadership role.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with management reports.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and remain calm under pressure.
  • Maintain high ethical standards, integrity, and confidentiality.



  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Nine paid holidays
  • Vacation time
  • Sick time
  • Volunteer time
  • Mental health day
  • On-the-job training
  • Discretionary bonus program


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.