Dean of Students 2019-20 CA

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

Dean of Students

Reports to: Principal

Classification: Full-time, Salaried, Exempt

Start Date: July 1, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA


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 creative college-preparatory curriculums, collaborative and personalized instruction 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 fun 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 socio-economic 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.


> 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


> You possess a growth mindset and love of learning

> You hold a valid CA Clear Single Subject or Multiple Subject teaching credential or PPS credential in School Counseling (or an equivalent out-of-state credential which is transferrable to California)

> You hold a valid CA Administrative credential/Certificate of Eligibility (or an equivalent out-of-state credential which is transferrable to California), or are in the process of obtaining one

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

> You demonstrate proven leadership capabilities

> You have the ability to work independently and manage time effectively

> You have excellent interpersonal communication and written skills

> You have experience working in an urban school setting

> You have experience implementing policies and systems

> You are passionate about improving urban schools and driving education reform

> You have a strong ethical base and self-awareness

> You have the ability to establish/foster a positive and safe school culture

> You have an understanding of effective professional development and ability to implement

> You have demonstrated ability in conflict resolution

> You have an understanding of effective instruction

> You have experience leading a team

> You have experience managing systems

> You are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot’s mission and the communities we serve

> Bilingual (English/Spanish) is highly desirable

> You will need 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 a Dean ranges from $83,000 - $103,390, based on experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance and STRS participation, as well as the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students.


We ask that you 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 these positions for a July 1, 2019 start date.

Green Dot Public Schools is a fair chance and equal opportunity employer. As such, we are 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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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.

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