Area Superintendent

Green Dot Public Schools - Los Angeles, CA - Full time

Green Dot Public Schools - Los Angeles, CA - Full time

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The Area Superintendent supervises, coaches, supports and evaluates principals of Green Dot schools. You will also work on cross-school community relationships that provide services to schools. Being able to work both as part of a team and individually is essential.


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 26 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 studentsso 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.


> Ensure achievement of Green Dot’s Core Values

> Interpret, develop, and recommend policies and regulations that govern the overall operation of Green Dot schools

> Ensure school compliance with local policies and regulations, state requirements, and Green Dot Core Values

> Plan and provide oversight of staff and principal meetings.

> Coach principals and assistant principals

> Evaluate principals

> Serve as a liaison between home office and school principals

> Develop community partnerships

> Collaborate with Education Team on staff development for teachers and school leaders

> Recommend budget expenditures and manage fiscal resources

> Investigate and write responses to school concerns and complaints

> Provide leadership to special projects assigned by Green Dot home office

> Help oversee the Administrator in Residence program along with other Area Superintendents


> Valid CA Administrator credential required

> Principal experience required, with demonstrated success in closing the achievement gap (3 years minimum)

> Principal experience at the Secondary level is highly preferred

> Extensive experience in staff development

> Proven record of improving student achievement by developing and implementing policies and practices that prepare all students, irrespective of socio economic background and English language development, to be college ready upon graduation from high school

> Demonstrated success in developing and implementing hiring, evaluation, and professional development strategies and activities that ensure a high quality teaching and administrative staff.

> Possesses the political and social skills that contribute to the successful growth of the organization and ensure the maintenance of high quality teaching and learning

> Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and an understanding of mission critical business practices which will contribute to Green Dot's success

> Demonstrated success in aligning curriculum, instruction, technology, and assessment to state standards

> Able to balance the need for direction at the system level with the need for a strong sense of ownership and responsibility at the school level

> Is a visionary and an innovator who sets high expectations, leads by example and inspires high quality performance

> Evidence of success in implementing curriculum and instructional strategies that meet the needs of urban students including English Language Learners

> Is visible, approachable and communicates effectively with clients and stakeholders

> Has core values that are consistent with those of Green Dot Public Schools

> Keeps the interests and needs of student learning as the central focus for the work of the organization

> Has a passion for achieving the educational mission of the organization

> Is able to build the capacity of principals to provide high quality teaching and learning aligned with the California Standards

> Is a self-starter with a strong sense of personal accountability and responsibility that can work well in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment

> Willing to continually learn and collaborate with all stakeholders - a very good listener

This employer strives for a balanced, productive workforce, which is diverse in terms of age, gender, and cultural identity. We do not base hiring or promotional decisions on factors other than performance and professional growth potential. Please note that we are unable to sponsor H-1B Visa applicants.


The starting salary for this position is $140,000. We also offer a comprehensive benefits plan 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 Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

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