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High School Restorative Justice Coordinator

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Capital City is looking for innovative, experienced, and passionate staff members for the school year 2022-2023. 


At Capital City, we challenge the status quo every day. Our staff are skilled, compassionate, solutions-oriented, and unwavering in their commitment to give children of all ages, all backgrounds, and all abilities the education they need to thrive. If you want to help prepare the next generation of changemakers, apply today!


This role is a 12-month position, which is exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.


Why work at Capital City?

• Work hard and achieve results, together! At Capital City, staff members work on collaborative teams that grapple with challenges, celebrate successes, and support and learn from one another.

• Diversity, equity, and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords. We believe the diversity of our staff and the students we serve is our greatest asset. We take seriously the responsibility to achieve equity for our students and build a culture where staff engage in dialogue about race and work to build an inclusive culture. 


About the Restorative Justice Coordinator position:


Capital City seeks a Restorative Justice Coordinator (RJC) to work with students and staff to ensure positive social interactions and academic success at our High School. The position works in concert with the Coordinator of School Culture and the Principal to implement effective Restorative Practices, interventions and initiatives; implement and enforce the school’s discipline policies; and collaborates and trains staff to create a positive social and academic community.


The many and varied responsibilities of the Restorative Justice Coordinator's include the following: 


• Maintain a strong vision for Restorative Justice that incorporates Capital City’s community values. Consistently and frequently communicate this vision to students and staff and make it part of the life of the school. 

• Create and implement a Restorative Justice program that fosters restorative practices daily for positive classroom management and school culture. 

• Work with the leadership team to assist in implementing a school-wide behavior management system with meaningful incentives for positive behavior and with effective and logical consequences for misbehavior. Lead Professional Development to ensure consistent understanding of the system among students and staff for consistent implementation. 

• Analyze discipline data, survey data, and school-wide trends to identify needs, develop and implement plans to address school-wide needs. Share data and analysis with teachers and administration and use data to improve behavior and instructional practices.

• Utilize National School Reform protocols to investigate problems through an equity lens and propose solutions. 

• Supervise In School Suspension (ISS), Lunch duty, and Admin detention as needed to maintain a positive school culture

• Lead staff in implementing Restorative Justice Circles to provide students and staff with needed support when an infraction has been committed. 

• Co-Lead Professional Development with the Coordinator of School Culture and Climate to provide Restorative Justice strategies and Social and Emotional best practices for staff

• Making decisions in a strategic way, balancing building strong relationships and maintaining high expectations for character for staff and students.

• Lead New Student Orientation in the month of July with the Coordinator of School Culture and Climate to acclimate freshman into the Capital City, Advisory, and our community values, and our Habits of Work and Mind.

• Engage families in support of the school’s goals; create a culture and an expectation so that teachers reach out to parents and enlist their proactive support in the dream – and the hard work – of getting all our students to college; build strong relationships with parents.


Desired Qualifications:


Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and 3 years of teaching/ administrator experience OR a High School diploma and 10 years or more of relevant experience in teaching/administration of programming at the secondary level. Candidates should have experience working with adolescents and diverse populations. Conflict Resolution Counseling and Mediation experience are preferred.


In addition to the above requirements, staff members must meet the requirements of all hires at Capital City including a criminal background check and a negative TB test.  


This position is subject to the DC Mayor's Order 2021-109, requiring all adults regularly in schools to be up-to-date on all vaccinations for Covid-19.


About Our School

Capital City was founded in 2000 and currently serves a diverse population of nearly 1,000 students across PK-12th grade. We have been recognized as a model for social, emotional and academic development. Our program emphasizes a commitment to diversity and equity, a strong inclusion model and the integration of arts into the curriculum. We are a credentialed EL Education Mentor School (https://eleducation.org/) in the national network of over 150 schools. Through this model, teachers craft long-term learning expeditions that connect learning to the real-world and incorporate projects, research, fieldwork, and service to support students in meeting rigorous standards. Learn more at www.ccpcs.org.

 

Capital City is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. All employment decisions will be made solely on the basis of the individual's qualifications as related to the requirements of the position being filled.

Benefits

Compensation and Benefits: 

Capital City offers a competitive salary and benefits package. 


Competitive compensation. At Capital City, salaries compensate for experience and qualifications. Salaries are benchmarked regularly. 


Benefits. Capital City invests in a comprehensive benefits package to support the happiness and well-being of staff at all stages of career and life. Benefits include 100% of health insurance covered for full-time employees, up to 6% in retirement contributions, preferred student admission for children of staff living in DC, and support for you and your family when needed.

Capital City is looking for innovative, experienced, and passionate staff members for the school year 2022-2023. 


At Capital City, we challenge the status quo every day. Our staff are skilled, compassionate, solutions-oriented, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    July 1, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
See below
Based on experience

Benefits

Compensation and Benefits: 

Capital City offers a competitive salary and benefits package. 


Competitive compensation. At Capital City, salaries compensate for experience and qualifications. Salaries are benchmarked regularly.


Benefits. Capital City invests in a comprehensive benefits package to support the happiness and well-being of staff at all stages of career and life. Benefits include 100% of health insurance covered for full-time employees, up to 6% in retirement contributions, preferred student admission for children of staff living in DC, and support for you and your family when needed.

Compensation and Benefits: 

Capital City offers a competitive salary and benefits package. 


Competitive compensation. At Capital City, salaries compensate for experience and…

Location

On-site
100 Peabody St NW, Washington, DC 20011, USA

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