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Organization Alliance College-Ready Public Schools
Location Los Angeles
Classification School Administration/Leadership
Job Type Full-Time
Date of posting 3/09/17
County Los Angeles



Alliance College-Ready Public Schools is the largest nonprofit charter organization in Los Angeles, serving 12,500 low-income families across 28 open enrollment public charter high schools and middle schools. Alliance schools significantly outperform traditional public schools across almost every measure; for example, 95% of Alliance students graduate high school in four years and 95% of Alliance graduates have been accepted to college. We are committed to hiring the most dedicated, qualified, and talented teachers, school leaders, and staff to join our team and serve our students.


An Alliance Assistant Principal assists the Principal in supervising and providing education and administrative leadership to the professional staff and students; plans, directs, assists and supervises the work performed by teachers, clerical, and facilities staff; provides responsible and professional staff assistance in the supervision of the assigned educational program.


Projects and encourages a positive, cooperative atmosphere within the school and seeks to motivate all staff toward the fulfillment of the school’s mission statement.
Promotes curriculum improvement and ensures that instructional programs and courses are implemented within California Standards.
Works constructively in securing staff involvement and support for the development and implementation of instructional changes.
Prepare all students to attend college
Maintain a positive school climate in which students can mature and develop a sense of responsibility, self-worth, and good citizenship.
Enforces rules consistent with the approved Charter petition, the school’s philosophy and current law.
Maintain communication with the student body in regular meetings and interactions.
Develop a program of orientation and acclimation for all new students.
Promote the general health, safety and welfare of the student body, guiding, supervising and/or coordinating all student activities to include school related activities outside of regular school hours, e.g. career exploration, field trips, service learning, etc.
Coordinate student enrollment, programming, and maintenance of cumulative records.
Maintain effective relations with parents and parent groups. Interpret the goals, objectives and programs of the school to parents.
Submit all reports required by state, authorizer or other regulatory agency.
Maintain communications with Alliance College-Ready Public Schools.
Evaluates the general condition and needs of the school facilities.
Supervision and evaluation of assigned teachers, counselors, and staff
Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

A graduate degree in education, educational leadership, public administration or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Two or more years of extensive, directly related and progressive experience.
Possess and maintain a valid California Teaching Credential or PPS Credential & Administrative Services credential.

Skills, Beliefs, and Mindset:

Experience with differentiated instruction and alternative assessments.
A track record as a successful and progressive educator.
Entrepreneurial spirit.
Experience with diverse student populations in urban settings.
Strong computer skills; e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, school information systems.
Spanish speaker (preferred).
Ability to be flexible and be a team player.
Belief in and alignment with Alliance’s core beliefs and educational philosophy
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Entrepreneurial spirit to thrive in a fast-paced and achievement-oriented environment
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and cultivate relationships with teachers, coaches, school leaders and other home office departments
Willingness to go above and beyond to contribute to the success of a dynamic team committed to a new future for urban education
Understanding of the nuances of urban school environments and school culture


Alliance College-Ready Public Schools prides itself in offering its employees a competitive salary and excellent group benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage for the employee and her/his eligible dependents. Retirement benefits are also offered and include an employer match/contribution.

Alliance College-Ready Public Schools are free public charter schools which do not discriminate against any student, 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.

Interested candidates should visit to submit their application and supporting documents. Only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.