Assistant Principal

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


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We are seeking talented educational leaders with a desire to foster high levels of academic achievement in urban middle and high schools. Assistant Principals will aid in leading a comprehensive middle or high school and will be held accountable for delivering student results in line with agreed upon goals. To learn more about what it’s like to be an administrator at Green Dot, please visit


>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.


> Possesses a growth mindset and love of learning

> A minimum of 5 years teaching experience at the middle or high school level, with a history of improving student achievement

> California Clear single-subject or multiple subject teaching credential

> Valid CA Administrative Credential or comparable out of state credential which is transferrable

> 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.).

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 annual salary for Assistant Principals ranges from $83,000 - $97,000. Actual salary (within this range) will be commensurate with experience and based on school size. 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 its 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 these positions for a July 1, 2017 start date.

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C Level Executive Leadership

Experience Level

Senior Level

Green Dot Public Schools


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.

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