Dean of Students - CA for Green Dot Public Schools in Los Angeles, CA

Dean of Students - CA

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

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

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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 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.


We are seeking talented educational leaders with a desire to foster high levels of academic achievement in urban middle and high schools. The Dean of Students helps to create a positive campus-wide culture, implement the school-wide behavior management program and facilitate parent conferences, interventions, and other student supports as needed. You will support the school leadership team in establishing behavior management protocols and maintaining a positive, “college for certain” environment.


> Implement school wide discipline system

> Coordinate school detention, In-school suspension and Saturday School program

> Lead the implementation of restorative practices through professional development and training for staff and students

> Collect and analyze discipline data

> Lead professional development around discipline and safety issues for the whole staff

> Facilitate parent conferences as needed

> Facilitate daily check-ins with Campus Security Officers and security staff

> Supervision before, during, after school, including lunch periods, and other school events

> Lead the school-based School Culture team

> Lead the school-based Emergency team to ensure school-wide procedures are in place

> Lead the school-based Discipline Review Board to support intervention and student conduct agreements

> Lead community outreach for student intervention services (anger management, gang intervention programs)

> Participate in instructional leadership opportunities as needed, including the evaluation of teachers

> Evaluate the performance of teachers and Campus Security Officers, and coach them on their individual development


> Possesses a growth mindset and love of learning

> Bachelor’s degree required

> A valid California Clear single-subject or multiple subject teaching credential is required

> A valid Administrative Credential (or comparable out-of-state credential which is transferrable to California)

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

> Demonstrated leadership capabilities

> Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

> Excellent interpersonal communication and written skills

> Experience working in an urban school setting

> Demonstrated ability in implementing professional development

> Experience implementing policies and systems

> A passion for improving urban schools and driving education reform

> Must have a strong ethical base and self-awareness

> Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desirable

> Ability to establish/foster a positive and safe school culture

> Understanding of effective professional development and ability to implement

> Demonstrated ability in conflict resolution

> Understanding of effective instruction

> Experience leading a team

> Experience managing systems

> Dependability, humility, sense of humor, and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot’s mission and the communities we serve

> Must be able to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer

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.


The annual salary for Deans ranges from $78,000 - $89,250. 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 Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted, and we hire on a rolling basis. We are looking to fill positions for a July 1, 2018 start date.

GreenDot PublicSchoolsisafair chanceand equal opportunityemployer. 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.

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