25 Jan 2021

Principal or Vice Principal School Leader

Green Dot Public Schools
 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Job Description

We are seeking talented educational leaders with a desire to foster high levels of academic achievement in urban middle and high schools. Principals are held accountable for delivering student results in line with agreed upon goals.

> 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 our organization and schools (e.g., student recruitment)

> 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 transferable to California)
> You hold a valid CA Administrative credential/Certificate of Eligibility (or an equivalent out-of-state credential which is transferable 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 have prior experience as an Assistant Principal, as well as other leadership roles (mentor teacher, department chair, etc.)
> You have proven management and leadership capabilities, as well as team-building skills
> You have experience managing budgets, creating and implementing policies and demonstrated ability in creating and managing systems
> You have excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills
> You have experience working in an entrepreneurial environment
> You have a passion for improving urban middle and high schools and driving education reform
> You are knowledgeable about bilingual education
> You have the ability to establish/foster a positive and safe school culture
> You have experience planning and implementing quality professional development, as well as with coaching teachers
> You have experience strategically engaging stakeholders
> You have experience with conflict resolution
> You have experience in making data-driven decisions
> You have experience and demonstrated ability managing multiple teams and resources
> You have experience creating and monitoring strategic plans
> 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 Principal ranges from $115,000 – $151,565, based on experience. In addition, 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. (Visit to learn more.)

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted, and we hire on a rolling basis. We are looking to fill positions for a July 1, 2021 start date.

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Bureaus: -Other-. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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