Dean of Culture & Instruction School Year 2022-2023 (California Bay Area)

Summit Public Schools

About the organization

Who We Are

What if all students graduated high school with the knowledge, skills and habits they need to lead a fulfilled life? This is the question that guides our mission at Summit Public Schools.

Summit is a leading network of public schools that prepare a diverse student population for success in a four-year college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society. We operate 14 schools serving over 4,500 students in the Bay Area and Washington state. 100% of Summit graduates are college ready and Summit graduates complete college at double the national average.

We need exceptional, diverse, and mission-aligned teachers to join our team to help prepare our students for a fulfilled life. Join us!

Duties

The Dean of Instruction and Culture works to develop faculty in implementing Summit Learning in their classroom teaching, supports with induction and intervenes, maintains, and executes student discipline on campus. The Dean will also implement programs and initiatives on campus to build and positively impact a strong anti-bias anti-racist school culture through relationship building and effective restorative practices. The Dean should possess strong relationship skills, have the ability to develop efficient progress monitoring systems, and display strong organization and management skills.

Candidates must be strong instructional leaders and be able to quickly internalize the expectations of the Summit classroom and coach developing teachers to meet those expectations. Candidates must deeply value collaboration and be willing to both offer and receive honest, actionable, and timely feedback.

Qualifications

- 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 and/or participation in the Leadership Fellows program is preferred but not required)
- Teaching Credential in California (clear credential), Washington, or another US State equivalent
- Teaching experience within a Summit school or extensive teaching experience elsewhere required.
- Clear health and background check

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