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

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. Principals 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


> Hire and develop school staff (certificated and classified)

> Serve as administrator and instructional leader of the school, direct and supervise the curriculum and guidance program of the school

> Responsible for planning the master schedule of classes for students and for assigning members of the certificated staff

> Evaluate the performance of teachers and other school employees and coach them on their individual development

> Craft student discipline policies to meet unique student population needs

> Direct financial and human resources at the school site

> Responsible for school budgetary planning and business operations

> Work closely with parents and the community at large

> Initiate and implement community support and advisory groups

> Accountable for students' overall academic performance

> 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 (i.e. student recruitment)


> 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 Administrative Credential or comparable out of state credential which is transferrable to California

> Experience with leadership roles (mentor teacher, department chair, assistant principal, etc.)

> Prior administrative experience as Assistant Principal or Principal

> Demonstrated leadership capabilities

> Proven management and team building skills

> Experience managing budgets

> Experience creating and implementing policies and systems

> Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills

> Experience working in an entrepreneurial environment

> A passion for improving urban middle and high schools and driving education reform

Knowledge of bilingual education

> Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desirable

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

> Experience in coaching teachers

> Experience in planning and implementing quality professional development

> Experience in leading/managing a team

> Experience in strategically engaging stakeholders

> Experience in conflict resolution

> Experience in making data driven decisions

> Experience and demonstrated ability managing multiple teams and resources

> Experience in creating and monitoring strategic plans

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 Principals ranges from $95,000 - $113,000. 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 openings for a July 1, 2017 start.

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Superintendent / Assistant Supe.

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. 

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