Vice President, Diverse Learners

Stronger Consulting - Los Angeles, California - Full time

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Provide departmental leadership, organizational programmatic strategy and direction, and systems-level thinking.

  • Passionately advocate for an All Means All approach to serving all scholars, especially scholar subgroups that have been historically underserved, across staff at all levels of the organization, including site-based leaders and teachers, and Home Office staff;
  • Play a key role in driving the organization’s multi-year roadmap to address trauma and unfinished teaching that has occured as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic;
  • Develop a common, comprehensive vision, theory of action, and multi-year strategic plan that serves as the foundation of the Department’s annual priorities to improve the quality and efficacy of scholar supports and intervention; rally a diverse group of staff around the vision, plan, priorities and goals to break down silos and maximize an integrated approach to serving all scholars;
  • Build and lead a system for regular monitoring and responding to data related to scholar subgroup performance, such as academic proficiency and growth data, reclassification rates for English Learners, and Special Education compliance data; adjust strategy and programs to meet the needs of scholars and schools;
  • Collaboratively partner with other senior leaders, including the Vice President, Teaching & Learning and the Instructional Superintendent Team on a wide-variety of complex instructional initiatives that require strong project management, communication and coordination.
  • Partner with the VP, College Success and the Vice President, Scholars, Families and Communities on an aligned strategy, including academic and socio-emotional supports, to support every scholar to achieve his/her most rigorous postsecondary opportunity.

Oversee the Diverse Learner Teams’ school-site supports, tools and professional development.

  • In partnership with Instructional Superintendents, ensure that the network’s school implementation teams provides high-quality and differentiated instructional support for Diverse Learners, inclusive of Special Education, English Learners and Intervention, to all schools with the goal of increasing learning outcomes for all scholars;
  • Through regular visits to school sites, provide coaching and support to direct reports and/or other team members who support schools that increase their efficacy in improving instruction, services, programs and/or LAUSD, state or federal compliance;
  • Build capacity across the system to implement inclusive teaching and learning strategies to support scholar subgroups within core instruction;
  • Ensure that the tools, guidance and training for school leadership teams to implement a high-quality instructional cycle (observation and feedback, student work and data analysis, and intellectual preparation) includes an explicit focus on diverse learners;
  • Support the design and facilitation of robust professional development, instructional resources, compliance guidance, and other tools for school leaders, school leadership teams and teachers.

Lead a large, complex department with attention to team culture and satisfaction.

  • Lead and develop an engaged, diverse and effective team through effective recruiting, training, differentiated coaching, motivating, team building, and succession planning;
  • Model and facilitate inclusive team culture practices, such as valuing diverse perspectives, and working across lines of differences;
  • Manage the professional growth of direct reports to build and cultivate strong leadership skills.

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Role

Higher Ed Faculty

Experience Level

Senior Level

Stronger Consulting

Alliance College-Ready Public Schools was founded in 2004 based on the belief that all young people––regardless of ZIP code, income, ability, or background–– are capable of achieving at high levels.
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