Vice President, Scholar, Family And Community Services

Alliance For College-Ready Public Schools Westlake , CA 90017

Posted 6 months ago

Vice President, Scholar, Family and Community Services

Employer:

Alliance College Ready Public Schools

Date Posted:
8/9/2019

Contact:

Recruitment Department

Number Openings: (At time of posting)

Not Specified

Length of Work Year:
12 months

Employment Type:

Full Time

Application Deadline:

Until Filled

Salary:

$122,000 - $160,000

Date Posted: 8/9/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 12 months Salary: $122,000 - $160,000 Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified Contact: Recruitment Department Email: recruitment@laalliance.org Phone:

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

Vice President, Scholar, Family and Community Services

at Alliance College-Ready Public Schools

Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT ALLIANCE COLLEGE-READY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Alliance College-Ready Public Schools was founded based on the belief that all young people, regardless of zip code, are capable of achieving at high levels. Alliance is now one of the largest and more successful public charter school networks in the nation, operating 25 high-performing middle and high schools serving 13,000 scholars in Los Angeles' more educationally underserved communities. In our 14th school year, Alliance has a proven record of success: though our scholars come to Alliance on average four grade-levels behind in reading, 95% of Alliance graduates have been accepted to collegeincluding 73% to a four-year university in 2018. We strive to truly change the life trajectories of our scholars and communities, with a goal of 75% of Alliance graduates completing a four-year college degree. Now is the time to join our collaborative community to make long-lasting change across Los Angeles.

ROLE SUMMARY

The Vice President, Scholar, Family and Community Services provides executive level leadership to envision oversee, implement and monitor a multi-year scholar, family, and community engagement vision and strategy to create a coordinated system of supports and resources that, in partnership with family and communities, foster safe and caring learning environments where all scholars flourish. Reporting to Chief of Schools, the Vice President, Scholar, Family and Community Service provides vision, leadership, and direction, assuming responsibility for the day-to-day operations and success of the Scholar and Family and Community Services functions of the Alliance Schools Team. This position is accountable for the overall success of the Scholar, Family and Community Services Team in accomplishing strategic goals.

The Vice President, Scholar, Family and Community Services will lead their team in the development system-wide approaches to increase scholar achievement and success by addressing attendance/truancy, discipline, and the socio-emotional needs of scholars. Additionally, the Vice President, Scholar, Family and Community Services will lead, direct, and support the team in engaging a variety of stakeholders to develop a system-wide approach to engage and empower parents and families to act as partners in their scholar's education, as well as to develop and increase the partnerships between Alliance schools and their local communities.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Team Management and Strategy

  • Create multi-year scholar services, family, and community engagement vision and strategy for the network

  • Manage a minimum of 3 (three) Director-level reports, each leading a functional area of Scholar, Family and Community, and Guidance Counseling Services

  • Provide leadership in parent, family, and community partnerships to develop and implement high-impact family engagement strategies that drive scholar achievement and school improvement

  • Develop and drive the implementation of strategy to reduce truancy and increase scholar attendance network-wide

  • Develop and drive the implementation of a system of responding to parent complaints

  • Develop and drive the implementation of strategy to increase scholar voice and increase scholar satisfaction within Alliance schools

  • Manage annual budget allocations for Scholar, Family and Community Services division of Schools Team

Provide Data Driven, Network-wide Cultural Leadership

  • Conduct research and analyze data to develop best system-wide approaches in addressing scholar attendance and truancy, discipline and restorative practices, socio-emotional and mental health needs of scholars, and family and community engagement and partnerships

  • Support school leaders in the development of school plans and organizational procedures for the engagement of parents, families, and communities

  • Lead and drive the development of positive, structured, achievement-oriented, and creative school cultures across the Alliance network

  • Develop, organize, and drive the effective and consistent implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and multi-tiered systems of support and/or response to intervention across the Alliance network

  • Ensure consistency across the Alliance network for fair application of consequences and outcomes for scholar misbehavior

  • Develop, organize, and conduct presentations, workshops, and trainings for parents, school leaders and staff on parent involvement, attendance, and discipline and to help improve scholar academic achievement

Liaison to Families and Communities

  • Act as external-facing liaison with community groups, parents, colleges, universities, and other external agencies and stakeholders

THE IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE/BE:

  • A proven track record of developing systems-level vision and strategy and successfully leading and managing the implementation of the vision to transform scholar culture and drive higher scholar outcomes in an urban school setting

  • Successful experience leading school leader professional development and growing school leader capacity

  • A proven track record of leading, managing, and coaching other educators to increase scholar achievement in a public, urban schools or charter schools

  • Knowledge of effective methods of program development, implementation and evaluation of methods, practices and techniques

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan for appropriate communication to multiple interest groups and stakeholders

  • Experience with Response to Intervention models, restorative discipline practices, and socio-emotional learning

  • Ability to lead effectively in a multi-layered organization and build strong relationships with teachers, coaches, school leaders and other home office and school-based colleagues

  • Entrepreneurial spirit to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Willingness to go above and beyond to contribute to the success of a dynamic team committed to a new future for urban education

  • A graduate degree in education, educational leadership, public administration or a related field from an accredited college or university

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive professional work experience in a related field, including at least two (2) years school leadership experience at the principal or principal-equivalent level and at least two (2) years teaching experience in a charter school or urban district setting

  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Alignment with the network's philosophical approach to scholar culture and discipline

  • Commitment to Alliance's core beliefs and educational philosophy

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office and Google-based applications

COMPENSATION AND BENEFIT

In alignment with our commitment to equity for our scholars, Alliance is committed to equity and transparency for our team and offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience and education, as well as an employer-sponsored 403b plan annual contribution equal to 5% of regular earnings, and a comprehensive group health benefits package, including medical, dental and vision. This position is exempt. The compensation range for this position is $122,000 - $160,000.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter at www.laalliance.org/careers. Please note that only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is pending board approval of the 2019-20 budget. Offers of employment will be contingent upon board approval of the budget and start dates will be on or after July 1, 2019.

Alliance College-Ready Public Schools are free public charter schools which do not discriminate against any scholar, parent, community member, or employee on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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