May 10, 2019

Culture Team Member - Esperanza College Prep

  • Ednovate Charter Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA
Full-time Community Engagement and Outreach Other Education

Job Description


The Culture Team Member will support the Dean of Culture in supervising student conduct on the school campus, ensuring a safe environment for staff, students, and visitors.

About Us

Esperanza College Prep School is a new charter high school powered by Ednovate from USC that opened in August of 2017 in the East Los Angeles community. Our mission is to create a school that will empower our graduates to use their college degrees and careers to make a positive multigenerational change. Through our unique approach of building college-ready mindsets, personalizing learning with technology and instilling a deep sense of purpose in our students, we will change the educational and life outcomes of nearly 500 students from the Eastside of Los Angeles. Our innovative approach to teaching and learning allows students to learn at their own pace - accessing curricula through digital platforms - and places teachers in the most impactful learning moments - in small-groups, coaching and one-on-one. Redesigning the high school model requires that staff members be willing to respond to feedback and data in real-time, reflect constantly on the impact of their actions and not take themselves too seriously.   

Position Description

The Culture Team Member will ensure the safety and well-being of all individuals on and around campus. This will include monitoring students on and around campus before, after, and during school hours. It will also include working with our Dean of Student Culture to maintain a positive and safe learning environment. It will also include assisting staff members with various tasks throughout the day including but not limited to:

  • Observes and corrects behavior of students according to our school's discipline system
  • Assists in maintaining order among students on the school grounds during transitions, large group gatherings, and lunch periods and after school activities
  • Monitors student activity and movement in study areas or communal areas
  • Oversees student detention
  • Supports instructional staff with maintaining positive classroom behavior
  • Monitors school campus, parking lots, adjacent areas and other facilities
  • Monitors campus parking and traffic movement
  • Supports with operations (set-up/tear-down) to ensure smooth culture for school events
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position

The Culture Team Member must embody our core mindsets and be active participants in the staff community. They will be responsible for enforcing our school-wide student code of conduct with 100% consistency along with all school staff. Team members will engage in lively debates around planning, student learning outcomes and school culture. They should neither shy away from conflict nor accountability to results as measured through student learning outcomes and strategic plan goals.


The ideal candidate:

  • Is passionate about increasing the college attainment rate in educationally underserved populations and working with families of diverse backgrounds
  • Has an unwavering belief in academic success for all students
  • Is committed to our mission, discipline model, and vision
  • Has prior school experience working with teenagers, preferably in a school setting
  • Strong proficiency with Google Apps (Sheets, Word Docs, Slides)
  • Enjoys a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and is eager to build new systems or adapt existing ones
  • Collaborates well and engages in healthy, collegial conflict
  • Is comfortable with a high degree of transparency and accountability for results
  • Is resourceful, persistent, and constantly reflective on improving results
  • Finds joy in their work and thrives with autonomy, flexibility and accountability
  • Connects well to students and values communication and partnership with families
  • Can maintain a disciplined classroom
  • Is committed to our Demerit/Merit Behavioral Management System
  • Is a graduate of a four-year university


This is a full-time hourly position that will begin in July 2019. The hourly wage is competitive and commensurates with experience. A competitive benefit package is included.

To Apply

To submit an application, please visit our website at Ednovate is strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff, and we encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds. Ednovate does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnic origin, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.

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