Director of Government Affairs for Summit Public Schools in Redwood City, CA

Director of Government Affairs

Summit Public Schools - Redwood City, CA - Full time

Reporting to the Superintendent, the Director of Government Affairs will support Summit Public Schools in cultivating strong relationships with its most important partners. Specifically, the Director of Government Affairs will lead the charter renewal process for existing Summit schools, manage negotiations with charter authorizers and other governing bodies, and develop systems for building and maintaining relationships with key external stakeholders.

As the Director of Government Affairs, you should have significant knowledge of public charter schools and are experienced in navigating political landscapes. You should also have experience in policy or advocacy, be adept at fostering strong relationships, and possess exceptional project management skills.

Who We Are:

What if all students graduated high school with not only content knowledge, but the habits and skills to successfully navigate college and career, with a sense of purpose to anchor them? This is the question at the core of Summit Public Schools. Summit is a public school system serving heterogeneous communities in the Bay Area and Washington State and operate 11 schools serving over 3,600 students.

We share our personalized approach to teaching and learning for free through Summit Learning, with more than 330 partner schools across the country. Summit Learning forms the foundation on which Summit’s successful schools were built, with our schools consistently ranking among the best in the nation.

Are you looking for the opportunity to lead change? Do you want to help reimagine what schools should be? We put students in the driver’s seat and empower them with the skills and habits they need to be successful in college and life. We need diverse, driven, and dynamic talent to join our growing team to help realize our educational vision.

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