School Culture Specialist

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

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OPPORTUNITY:

The School Culture Specialist will assist in developing and supporting Green Dot’s approach to School Culture.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

> In collaboration with the Director of School Culture and Climate, develop Green Dot’s general approach to School Culture in order to support schools in examining data on behavioral interventions and incentives to make decisions that are guided by restorative practice values and an equity consciousness

> In collaboration with the Director of Interventions, develop a five year implementation plan for the School Culture Team support and development

> Work collaboratively with school leaders, teacher leaders, and other Ed Team members to support school culture teams at all schools

> Develop and present professional development for school leaders, teacher leaders, and ed team members

> Provide intensive support to a caseloads of targeted schools

* Join SCT meetings to support and shape site PD

* Examine behavioral intervention data to diagnosis and assess

* Work collaboratively with teacher leaders to conduct classroom observations

* Connect and collaborate with other ed team members to align supports

* Provide coaching to targeted teachers in the areas of classroom expectations and structures

> Source, create, and curate an online library school culture resources

> Coordinate supports with external professional development providers

QUALIFICATIONS:

> A passion for improving urban schools and driving education reform

> At least four years of experience serving in communities farthest from opportunity

> Leadership roles in the context of supporting diverse student populations

> Experience with the successful implementation of a strong positive school culture program

> Knowledgeable about the current state of equity and diversity in education

> Possesses an understanding of and has experience with restorative practices in schools

> Ability to collaboratively plan and deliver differentiated professional development to a variety of audiences

> Has the initiative to maintain up to date with current education research that is relevant to school culture

> Strong oral and written communication skills with an emphasis on facilitating conversations around sensitive topics

> Holds a CA teaching credential, PPS, or LCSW. Administrative credential preferred.

> Masters in education or related field preferred

> Ability to travel to other sites and locations

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.

COMPENSATION:

Salary for this position is $75,000 - $85,000, depending on experience. 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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

We require all candidates to complete an online application athttp://careers.greendot.org/. Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

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Role

Customer Implementation / Customer Success

Experience Level

Mid 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. Green Dot operates 26 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.

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