Equitas Academy Charter Schools, Dean - Elementary School, 2019/2020

Location
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 11, 2019
Ref
1662
Grade Level
Elementary School
Dean - EQ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
TEACHING: 2019/20 SCHOOL YEAR
FULL-TIME

The mission of Equitas Academy Charter Schools is to provide a structured, achievement-based community that prepares students to graduate from four-year colleges and universities. Equitas Academy was founded in 2009 as a network of free public schools for families who believe their children deserve a high-quality education and challenging school experience. We currently serve over 1,200 students in Kinder-8th grade in two elementary schools and two middle schools. Equitas Academy is based in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

We value:

High Expectations. Structured and disciplined classrooms, school-wide behavioral code of conduct, and school uniforms

College Readiness. Extended school day and year, enrichment activities, and preparation to enter top-performing middle, high schools, and, ultimately, college

A Family Partnership. Ongoing communication with parents about academic and behavioral progress, at-home visits by staff, and family workshops

A Safe & Supportive School Community. We help our children make positive choices through our school values of curiosity, optimism, gratitude, grit, self-control, social intelligence, and zest.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Manage, including coach, develop, and evaluate teachers and other instructional staff, through observations and feedback, coaching sessions, weekly one on one meetings, and mid-year and end-of-year reviews
• Manage and coordinate discipline and culture on the school campus, including student discipline management, teacher preparation and support, family connection/contacts, etc.
• Participate as a member of the school-based Leadership Team and help to make strategic instructional and operational decisions for the school
• Handle behavior referrals and train teachers on developing behavior interventions
• Plan and lead PD on culture and behavior management and/or instruction (including subject-area content knowledge)
• Coach teachers on culture, behavior managements and instruction through individualized observation and feedback and one on one and team meetings
• Develop and maintain student behavior tracking and communication systems
• Run, analyze, report, and train teachers on student culture data and goal setting
• Oversee daily supervision of scholar activities including arrival, lunch, dismissal, transitions, etc.
• Plan and lead Friday community meetings and activities
• Motivate students toward high success and achievement
• Assist in student recruitment and family outreach
• Evaluate academic achievement through detailed data analysis and present that information to faculty and administrators in an easily accessible format
• Design and implement professional development for teachers
• Act as lead Administrator in School Director's absence
• Actively contribute to positive adult culture across school site, including diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts
• Other duties as assigned by School Director
Key Qualities and Expectations of a Successful Equitas Teacher and Leader:
• Works collaboratively with adults to deliver on the mission
• Builds strong relationships with scholars, staff, and families
• Thrives on reflective feedback with daily coaching and observations
• Demonstrates perseverance in face of adversity
• Doesn't give up on scholars
• Maintains high expectations
• Warm/Strict management with scholars
• Develops strong, transparent communication with colleagues
• Believes every adult is accountable for every scholar's success
• Demonstrates leadership through creative problem solving and building capacity of staff
• Commits to coaching and developing all direct reports
• Believes in educating families about advocating for their child's success
• Bilingual Spanish preferred
Minimum Qualifications:
• California Teaching credential with English Learner authorization or out of state equivalent required
• Strong behavior management, culture-building, and discipline experience
• Strong instructional practices and proven results in the classroom
• Strong belief that all students can and will succeed in school and life
• Demonstrated success working with students and families in traditionally underserved communities

Commitment to Diversity
Equitas Academy is actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced team of educators. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please visit our website for more information at www.equitasacademy.org

Salary and benefits
We offer a competitive salary based on experience. Benefits include medical/dental/vision coverage and paid sick and vacation time off.

To apply
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