Summit Public Schools
  • Redwood City, CA, USA

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.

Nov 08, 2018
The  Curriculum Manager for Elementary Math  works as a member of Summit’s Curriculum & Assessment Team, which builds curriculum for Summit Public Schools and partner schools across the country in the Summit Learning Program. The Curriculum Manager will be a visionary and collaborative math educator with deep knowledge, skill, and experience in math. The role requires expertise in math curriculum design and professional development. The work of this team is at the forefront of curriculum and assessment in the nation and will immediately and meaningfully impact thousands of students and educators. 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. What You'll Do: Curriculum Development & Research Design and develop a comprehensive approach for elementary math to meet the needs of all students Support and maintain this approach through professional development, curriculum creation, and data monitoring and analysis. Stay abreast of research and trends involving math curriculum and assessment, acting as a resource for the Curriculum and Instruction Team, as well as teachers and school leaders in Summit Learning Partner schools. Collaboration & Relationship Management Collaborate closely with other Curriculum Managers to ensure that the Summit Learning curriculum is accessible to all students in elementary math. Support and maintain educational partnerships beyond Summit related to foundational numeracy development and math education, as appropriate. Present as a positive and knowledgeable ambassador of Summit Learning, Summit Public Schools, and the Curriculum & Instruction team with educational partnerships What You Need: Key Qualities and Skills Commitment to  uphold Summit’s values , belief that all children deserve a rigorous and equitable education that prepares them for college and for life. Bachelor’s Degree (a Master’s Degree in Education, Curriculum, Teaching, or Learning Design is preferred but not required).   At least 2 years in teaching as a general educator, special educator, or math interventionist  is required; additional teaching experience is preferred.   Proficiency  in Google Platforms , including Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, and Google Slides. Clear  health and background check . An  ability to travel  to schools participating in the Summit Learning Program across the country. Who You Are: About You You maintain  high   expectations  for all students and believe all students can find success in school, college, and life. You  thrive   while   collaborating  and are excited to work with your colleagues. You find positivity in share successes. You’re deeply  dedicated   to   social   justice  and feel motivated by the challenge and impact of working in a heterogenous community and closing the achievement gap. You  share our vision  to reimagine what schools should be and are excited to make an impact on the public education landscape. You are  data driven  and have the ability to collect, evaluate, and utilize data in meaningful ways. You have a  deep understanding  of numeracy development, instruction, and the Common Core math standards. You are  positive and resilient  in the face of big challenges. You take  initiative and ownership  in driving your work to meet personal and team goals. You possess  strong relationship  skills, with the ability to motivate, inspire, develop, and communicate with a diverse group of teachers, leaders, staff members, and community members. You have an ability to apply  honest, actionable, and timely feedback  that results in improved performance. You have a  strategic mindset  when it comes to executing Curriculum and Instruction initiatives. You are  empathetic   and   culturally   competent . You’re open to having hard conversations. You thrive in  innovative  environments, and are comfortable with the ambiguity that can come with a dynamic and progressive workplace. You’re  committed   to   continuous   improvement , see feedback as a positive, and have a growth mindset. What you get: Summit offers competitive salaries and benefit options for full-time employees, including covering 75% of the health, dental and vision plan costs. We fully cover life and disability insurance. We have a “take what you need” PTO policy, 11 paid holidays and 3 weeks of organizational-wide closure during the year. We strive   to   recruit   a   diverse   team.  Summit Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, parenthood, citizenship status, creed, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Summit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 
Summit Public Schools Virtual/Remote Role Full-Time Remote/Virtual
Nov 08, 2018
Reporting to the Director of Regional Operations, the  Manager of Regional Operations (MRO)  is a capacity builder that works to equip, enable, and empower Summit schools to operate at the highest levels. The MRO optimizes processes and systems, provides training and ongoing support and professional development to school-based operations staff, and supports school sites with compliance and reporting. The MRO will partner with school sites to ensure that there is a collaborative, creative, and reliable operations partner to support schools’ day-to-day operations and the families and students they serve. The ideal candidate has experience in school site operations, a knack for building systems and processes, and outstanding 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.
Summit Public Schools Redwood City, CA Full-time
Nov 08, 2018
Summit Public Schools is seeking a  Communications Manager  who will play an important role in telling the Summit Learning story. The Communications Manager will report to the Director of Communications for Summit Learning and support strategic communications, messaging and executive communications efforts, and the development of resources and trainings to help schools communicate about Summit Learning. This is an ideal position for an individual aiming to apply their communication, project management, teamwork, and analytical skills to their passion for serving youth and education. We are looking for a self-starter who isn't afraid to take initiative and dive deeply into a new role. This position requires a team-oriented, energetic professional who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and with a strong willingness and desire to learn. 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. What You’ll Do: Communications Management Support the implementation of a comprehensive communications strategy designed to elevate the amazing work of the Summit Learning students, educators, parents, communities, and champions. Work closely with the Director of Communications to develop messaging, mitigate crises and lead executive communications. Enhance and manage the reputation of Summit Public Schools. Develop and conduct communications training and professional development opportunities for school leaders including in-person training sessions and on-demand webinars. Manage national and local media campaigns, including developing press materials, media briefs, talking points, pitches and more. Field and respond to incoming media inquiries. Report and analyze results of communications efforts for continuous improvement; develop monthly communications reports and updates. What You Need: Key Qualities and Skills Commitment to  uphold Summit’s values , belief that all children deserve a rigorous and equitable education that prepares them for college and for life. Bachelor’s Degree.   3-4 years relevant communications experience is required ; experience in education or nonprofit organizations is preferred.   Prior experience working in crisis communications  is strongly preferred.   Excellent interpersonal, writing, communication and presentation skills are required.   Exceptional project management and organizational skills  is required. Proficiency in Google Platforms, including Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, and Google Slides. Clear  health and background check . An  ability to travel  to schools participating in the Summit Learning Program across the country. Who You Are: About You You maintain  high   expectations  for all students and believe all students can find success in school, college, and life. You  thrive   while   collaborating  and are excited to work with your colleagues. You find positivity in share successes. You’re deeply  dedicated   to   social   justice  and feel motivated by the challenge and impact of working in a heterogenous community and closing the achievement gap. You  share our vision  to reimagine what schools should be and are excited to make an impact on the public education landscape. You are  data-driven  and have the ability to collect, evaluate, and utilize data in meaningful ways. You are  positive and resilient  in the face of big challenges. You take  initiative and ownership  in driving your work to meet personal and team goals. You possess  strong relationship  skills, with the ability to motivate, inspire, develop, and communicate with a diverse group of teachers, leaders, staff members, and community members. You have an ability to apply  honest, actionable, and timely feedback  that results in improved performance. You have a  strategic mindset  when it comes to executing professional development initiatives. You are  empathetic   and   culturally   competent . You’re open to having hard conversations. You thrive in  innovative  environments, and are comfortable with the ambiguity that can come with a dynamic and progressive workplace. You’re  committed   to   continuous   improvement , see feedback as a positive, and have a growth mindset. What you get: Summit offers competitive salaries and benefit options for full-time employees, including covering 75% of the health, dental and vision plan costs. We fully cover life and disability insurance. We have a “take what you need” PTO policy, 11 paid holidays and 3 weeks of organizational-wide closure during the year. We strive   to   recruit   a   diverse   team.  Summit Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, parenthood, citizenship status, creed, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Summit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish language proficiency is a plus.
Summit Public Schools Virtual/Remote Role Full-Time Remote/Virtual