Director of Climate and Culture

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About City on a Hill (CoaH)

City on a Hill graduates college-ready students that are responsible, resourceful and respectful democratic citizens, who are prepared to compete in 21st century community, culture and commerce. We do so by emphasizing academic achievement, citizenship, teacher leadership, and public accountability. 


The Director of Climate & Culture oversees key elements of the school's operational activities and is responsible for matters of school, family & community engagement. The Director of School Climate & Culture will handle key non-instructional obligations so that the school leader can focus on student achievement. The Director of School Climate & Culture will report to the School Principal and work closely with the school leader on all school functions including organizing culture activities, safety procedures, restorative justice practices, and school wide PBIS with data driven results. The Director of Climate and Culture will oversee procedures for school external communications. In addition, The Director of School Climate & Culture may supervise, manage and evaluate key members of the school-based staff and leadership team in non-instructional positions.


Family & Community Engagement

  • School culturally & linguistically sustaining practices Oversight: work with the school principal and school staff to ensure all school operations, policies and practices are implemented prioritizing meeting needs based on culture, diversity and backgrounds and experiences of school students and families.
  • Supervise, collaborate and oversee all family engagement planning, communication and programming at the school.
  • Serve as liaison for students, staff and families for concerns, issues or conflicts based in school policy.
  • Supervise and oversee school implementation and practices in behavior management, discipline and all restorative justice practices.
  • Use data to inform the development of systems around positive culture and climate.
  • Gather data discipline data to be use by leadership team
  • Work collaboratively with other school leadership members to ensure effective communications to staff, parents, and the community.

School Administration:

  • Supervise, manage deans of citizenship and culture- and ensure the timely implementation of all items on monthly administrative, staff and family calendars.
  • Provide oversight and collaborate on the planning and execution of school culture events, such as school dances, field day and game night.
  • Support ensuring that student discipline records are properly maintained and updated at the school.
  • Actively serve on the school’s leadership team.

Early Warning Indicator (EWI) & Intervention Meetings

  • Oversees facilitation-(School SST) student support team meetings dedicated to identifying student needs and identifying appropriate interventions, and revisiting these students at subsequent meetings.
  • Support and oversee successful implementation of school-wide attendance and behavior programs.
  • Provide job-embedded support for multidisciplinary teacher teams responsible for implementing strategies, incentives, and interventions regarding student attendance, behavior and course performance.
  • Overseeing implementation of school discipline including but not limited to detention, ISS, OSS, and ER
  • Assist in developing behavior interventions plans
  • Oversee timely completion and accuracy of the School Safety and Discipline Report report 
  • Assist with and run suspension hearings, including creating and logging suspension notices
  • Assist with evaluation activities and data-analyses.


  • Belief that every student, regardless of background, can and must achieve academically at high levels
  • Acute attention to detail coupled with the ability to think and act strategically
  • Communication and management skills necessary to ensure a smooth school operation
  • Ability to create, monitor, and maintain systems that enhance organizational efficiency
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, highly disciplined, but sometimes unpredictable school environment
  • Proficiency with databases, MS Office, and other software applications
  • Willingness to work autonomously, collaboratively, and/or under the direction of school leader, as needed
  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and roll-up-my-sleeves attitude
  • Strong belief that all students at CoaH can achieve at high levels.
  • Strong collaborative ethic toward families and staff
  • Data gathering experience preferred, particularly in an urban setting (preferred)
  • Master’s Degree in a related field (preferred)

City on a Hill is committed to racial equity and make a particular effort to recruit people of color, indigenous people, and gender-non-conforming people to apply for open positions. Please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

Additional Information:

It is the policy of City on a Hill Charter Public School to obtain all available Federal and State background information through both SAFIS (Statewide Applicant Fingerprint Identification Services) and CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), as allowed by law, of all employees and prospective employees of the school.  

City on a Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, City on a Hill complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY ON OUR SITE! Do not submit resumes through Indeed or other External Sources as it does not capture the full application.

About City on a Hill (CoaH)

City on a Hill graduates college-ready students that are responsible…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    June 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level


58 Circuit St, Boston, MA 02119, USA

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