Dean of Instruction and Culture- 2022-2023

Summit Public Schools - Multiple Locations - Full time

What You’ll Do:

A Summit Public Schools Dean of Instruction & Culture will have the following responsibilities:

Coach beginning teachers through Summit’s Induction program

  • Hold weekly coaching sessions and regular observations of coachees.
  • Support coachees with clear feedback and actionable next steps.
  • Coordinate with Summit’s strategic partners
  • Design, build and facilitate professional development experiences for the School faculty.
  • Communicate faculty progress with the school leadership.
  • Assume various campus support and leadership roles as needed.

Leading anti-bias and anti-racist school culture projects and programs

  • Developing high functioning faculty and teams
  • Initiating, tracking, and completing restorative processes.
  • Defining clear metrics of success for student culture.
  • Collaborating with a team to prioritize needs and develop action plans for students who need proactive behavior support.
  • Monitoring these metrics and adapting support, implementation, and program based on identified needs.
  • Creating systematic, proactive supports for those implementing projects/programs, including formal professional development materials and experiences when appropriate.
  • Following through with action plans.

Oversee school restorative practices and discipline

  • Responding to classroom referrals in a timely way.
  • Holding restorative student intervention sessions.
  • Holding restorative family intervention meetings.
  • Communicating discipline cases and outcomes with stakeholders.
  • Holding students accountable to disciplinary consequences and next steps.
  • Collecting and tracking discipline data to identify students of concern.
  • Collaborating with the school leaders and network strategic partners in cases of escalated disciplinary infractions.

What you need:

  • Commitment to uphold Summit’s values, belief that all children deserve a rigorous and equitable education that prepares them for college and for life
  • Bachelor’s Degree (a Master’s Degree in Education and/or participation in the Leadership Fellows program is preferred but not required)
  • Teaching Credential in California (clear credential), Washington, or another US State equivalent
  • Teaching experience within a Summit school or extensive teaching experience elsewhere required.
  • Clear health and background check

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Berkeley, California
San Jose, California
Redwood City, California


K12 School Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

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