We are seeking talented educational leaders with a desire to foster high levels of academic achievement in urban middle and high schools. Assistant Principals aid in leading a comprehensive middle or high school and are held accountable for delivering student results in line with agreed upon goals.
ABOUT GREEN DOT
Green Dot Public Schools is a non-profit charter management organization driven by the mission to transform public education so that ALL students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life. Green Dot operates 30 public schools in historically disadvantaged communities in Los Angeles, Tennessee and Washington. As one of the three largest charter management organizations in the nation, Green Dot schools consistently achieve outstanding academic outcomes through innovative college-preparatory curriculums, collaborative and personalized teaching methods, and strong support systems for both students and staff.
Outside of the classroom, Green Dot schools provide a rich array of after-school programs and services for students so that they have safe, educational and enjoyable opportunities after the bell rings. Additionally, Green Dot strongly believes in community empowerment. Schools regularly organize events that bring together students, parents, educators and political leaders to advocate for active civic engagement and unity. Since 1999, Green Dot has been a celebrated leader in closing discrepancies in access to high-quality educational opportunities, regardless of race, ethnicity or socioeconomic status.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
>Serve as administrator and integral part of the instructional leadership of the school, direct and supervise the curriculum and guidance program of the school.
> Responsible for student discipline and attendance.
> Evaluate and supervise school curriculum and instruction program with all departments.
> Coordinate and supervise safety plan (crisis team, building inspection, building keys and inventory, compliance laws).
> Supervise and evaluate the performance of classified and certificated personnel.
> For high schools, coordinate and supervise the Athletic Director and the school’s athletic program.
> Coordinate transportation and supervise classified personnel within this department.
> Oversee scheduling of field trips.
> Organize and inventory technology equipment.
> Assist in developing and maintaining the school budget.
> Assist with the development of a master class schedule.
> Available for contact with parents, students and staff to discuss student progress and problems after class, at night or on weekends (via cell phone or in person).
> Maintain work hours extending beyond school hours for other professional duties or functions such as staff meetings, supervision of student events, etc.
> Maintain professional standards and a school environment that is productive, safe and focused.
> Participate in Green Dot and individual professional development.
> Participate in other events aimed at promoting or developing Green Dot and its schools (ie student recruitment).
> Oversee community engagement and parent participation.
The annual salary for Assistant Principals ranges from $86,000 - $108,750. Actual salary (within this range) will be commensurate with experience and based on school size. We also offer a comprehensive benefits plan (including CalSTRS participation), as well as the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students.
We require all candidates to complete an online application at greendot.org/leader.
Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. We are looking to fill positions for a July 1, 2018 start date.
Green Dot Public Schools is a fair chance and equal opportunity employer. As such, Green Dot is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants, without regard to their actual or perceived race, religious creed (including religious dress or grooming practices), color, national origin or ancestry (including native language spoken), physical or mental disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), parental status, age (forty (40) and over), sexual orientation, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, citizenship, immigration status or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Please note that we are unable to sponsor H1-B Visa applicants.
> Possesses a growth mindset and love of learning
> A minimum of 5 years of teaching experience, at the middle or high school level, with a history of improving student achievement
> Hold a valid California, Clear single-subject or multiple subject teaching credential
> Hold a valid Administrative Credential or comparable out-of-state credential, which is transferrable to California
> Demonstrated ability to coach teachers
> Experience as an Assistant Principal or in an administrative capacity is preferred but not required
> Experience with leadership roles (mentor teacher, department chair, assistant principal, etc.)
> Demonstrated leadership capabilities
> Demonstrated ability in creating and managing systems
> Proven management and team building skills
> Experience managing budgets, creating and implementing policies
> Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills
> Experience working in an entrepreneurial environment
> A passion for improving urban high and middle schools and driving education reform
> Knowledge of bilingual education
> Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desirable
> Ability to establish/foster a positive and safe school culture
> Demonstrated ability to plan and implement quality professional development
> Experience in leading/managing a team
> Demonstrated ability to strategically engage stakeholders
> Demonstrated ability in conflict resolution
> Experience in making data driven decisions
> Knowledge of athletic rules (i.e. NCAA regulations, CIF, etc.).
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.
About Green Dot Public Schools
Green Dot Public Schools is the leading public schools operator in Los Angeles and an important catalyst for education reform in the State of California.
Green Dot’s mission is to transform public education in LA so that all young adults receive the education they deserve to be prepared for college, leadership and life. The non-profit organization’s work is directly focused on influencing the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to transform its failing high schools into clusters of small successful schools and helping the district reinvent itself as one of the best school districts in the country. Green Dot has already opened ten successful charter high schools in some of the highest need areas of Los Angeles and in doing so has demonstrated that public schools can do a far better job of educating students if they are operated more effectively.