May 13, 2021

GD CA: Student Support Specialist (Locke)

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

Job Description

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OPPORTUNITY
Our Alain LeRoy Locke College Prep Academy seeking three (3) talented Student Support Specialists with a desire to support and work with a team of school leaders who strive to ensure that all students are prepared for college, leadership and life. The Student Support Specialist will help to create a positive campus-wide culture, implement the school-wide behavior management program and facilitate parent conferences, interventions, and other student supports as needed. You will support the school leadership team in establishing behavior management protocols and maintaining a positive, "college for certain" environment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Implement school wide discipline systems and enforce all school-wide rules and expectations
Manage mild and moderate discipline referrals from start to end, including completing investigations, providing cognitive coaching, communicating with parents, inputting information in Power School, facilitating reconnection meetings, assigning consequences and following up with teachers
Coordinate school detention, Restorative Resets and Saturday School programs
Support the implementation of restorative practices through leading 'Reconnection' meetings, 'Harm Circles' and 'Restorative Resets'
Manage daily student conduct agreements and daily check-ins
Facilitate parent conferences as needed
Support the Assistant Principal of Culture with tasks as needed
Supervise before, during, after school, including lunch periods, and other school events
Serve on the School Culture Team

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's Degree is preferred, but not required
Bilingual (English/Spanish) is highly desirable
You have experience working in an urban school setting
You have experience implementing and managing policies and systems
You have the ability to establish/foster a positive and safe school culture
You have demonstrated ability in conflict resolution and de-escalation
You have an understanding of Restorative Practices and Trauma-Informed Practices
You possess a growth mindset and love of learning
You demonstrate proven leadership capabilities
You have a strong ethical base and self-awareness
You have the ability to work independently and manage time effectively
You have excellent interpersonal communication and written skills
You are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot's mission and the communities we serve
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.

COMPENSATION
The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $65,000, based on experience. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance and retirement options, 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 these positions for a June 1, 2021 start date.

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