Jan 06, 2021

GD CA: 2021-22 Principal

  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • East Los Angeles, CA, USA
School Leadership

Job Description

Thank you for your interest. If you are a Green Dot employee, please apply using the Career Worklet on the Workday Home Page.

This position is for our Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School in Los Angeles.

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. Visit https://careers.greendot.org/administrators/ to learn more about what it is like to be an administrator at Green Dot, and https://bit.ly/36OFfkp to view our Los Angeles locations.

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 https://careers.greendot.org/benefits-salary/ 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.

Oscar de la Hoya Animo Charter High School, East Los Angeles, CA

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