High School Director of Culture at Match Charter Public School in Boston (2018-19 School Year)
- Job posted by Match Education
Full Time Contract
1001 Commonwealth Avenue
Position: Director of Culture
Location: Match High School
Start date: July, 2018
ABOUT MATCH CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL
Match Public Charter School is a high-performing, innovative charter public school in Boston, serving students from Pre-K to 12th grade on multiple campuses across the city. Our mission is to prepare students from Boston for success in college and beyond. Match Charter Public School students are some of the highest performing students in the state, and over 80% of our graduating seniors enter four year colleges every year (For more information on our results, please visit us at http://www.matchschool.org.)
Our school design is unique. We have incredibly high academic and behavioral expectations for our students: many of our students, for example, take multiple AP classes and BU courses before they graduate. We pair this rigorous curriculum with an incredible amount of support from teachers, school leadership, and our tutoring program.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Our high level goal is to develop into the best public Pre-K through 12 school in the country. We plan to achieve this goal – measured by student achievement data and persistence – with an ambitious school design and incredibly talented educators.
To that end, Match is seeking a candidate to join our high school team as the Director of Culture
The primary role of the Director of Culture is to help create and sustain a school culture that is conducive to learning at all times. This is done through fair and consistent enforcement of policies and procedures, building and maintaining relationships with students and families, coaching and development of school staff, and ensuring all stakeholders are bought into the school’s goals.
● Create and sustain a safe, orderly, and disciplined culture of high academic and behavioral standards.
● Uphold and execute student behavioral systems, including processing student referrals, running detentions, and modeling for staff how to uphold the student code of conduct.
● Plan and lead professional development of staff members and tutors on school culture norms and behavioral systems in August and ongoing throughout the year.
● Build and maintain relationships with students, parents and adult supporters. Communicate regularly with families regarding student issues that arise.
● Execute positive school incentive and culture-building programs and events in coordination with the leadership team and Dean team.
● Manage and coach two Assistant Deans by providing regular observation, feedback, and training.
● Manage Student Support Office (SSO) and Dean’s Office as needed
● Strong commitment to the mission and vision of Match
● 3-5 years of previous educational experience (some teaching experience preferred) and track record of success in an urban setting
● Prior experience coaching and/or managing adults
● Ability to create strong relationships with students while holding them to high academic and behavioral standards
● Unwavering belief that every student can be successful
ABOUT MATCH EDUCATION
Match Education (www.matcheducation.org) is the shared brand name of The Match Charter Public School, The Match School Foundation, Inc., and The Sposato Graduate School of Education®.
Match Education is an engine of discovery and applied innovation in education. We operate high-performing urban public charter schools and a unique graduate school of education that trains teachers for high-poverty schools. Out of this applied work, we refine, validate empirically, and eventually disseminate new ideas and practices on core questions in education reform. (For a video snapshot, please visit us here: http://www.matcheducation.org/about/overview)
The Match Foundation, Inc., The Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education, Inc., and Match Charter Public School prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment.
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