Assistant Principal 2020-2021 School Year

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary

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Assistant Principal 2020-2021 School Year

at Alliance College-Ready Public Schools (Classified Positions) Los Angeles, CA


Alliance College-Ready Public Schools is the largest nonprofit charter school organization in Los Angeles, serving nearly 13,000 low-income scholars across 25 free public middle and high schools on 28 campuses. Alliance has a proven record of success: though our scholars come to Alliance on average four grade-levels behind in reading, 95% of Alliance graduates have been accepted to college?including 77% to a four-year university in 2017. We strive to truly change the life trajectories of our scholars and communities, with a goal of 75% of Alliance graduates completing a four-year college degree. We also value our people and strive every day to be a best place to work in education. Now is the time to join our collaborative community to make long-lasting change across Los Angeles.


Alliance is seeking exceptional instructional and people leaders to guide its schools into the next chapter of even greater academic excellence. We expect our Alliance school leaders to possess a deep knowledge of great teaching and learning, and to have demonstrated success in engaging and inspiring a school community to high levels of scholar achievement. We seek self-reflective leaders who understand how race, class, ethnicity, income, disability, and other aspects of difference are integral to our scholars? academic and social development, and who have experience with communities like Alliance?s. Alliance?s Assistant Principals (APs) must be deeply committed to our scholar population and ensuring that our scholars are prepared for success in college and beyond. APs have the opportunity to build engaged, rewarding work environments that retain the most talented educators committed to college and career success for all scholars. Alliance APs also receive substantial professional development to continue to hone their craft, including monthly full-day professional development sessions and other differentiated supports.


Instructional Leadership

  • Lead teachers and teacher leaders in dramatically improving scholar outcomes through the implementation of a rigorous data-driven instructional cycle, high-quality professional development, aligned to identified gaps, and ongoing observation and feedback.
  • Coach, manage, evaluate, support, and inspire a set of teachers and staff via observations with feedback that accurately captures strength and growth areas and supports measurable progress.
  • Set high standards for achievement so that students are on track to be college-ready.
  • Ensure that school-wide curriculum, assessments, differentiated instruction, and more detailed instructional strategies are aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

Vision and Cultural Leadership

  • Project and encourage a positive, cooperative atmosphere within the school.
  • Oversee systems and supports that ensure a positive school climate in which students can develop a love for learning and a sense of responsibility, self-worth, and good citizenship.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with families, students, and colleagues at the school site and the Alliance Home Office.
  • Build a productive, positive staff culture in which staff members grow, learn, collaborate, thrive, and feel supported in achieving high expectations.
  • Lead non-instructional school functions that vary by school site, but potentially include: testing coordination, compliance reporting, student activities/enrollment, etc.


  • Bachelor?s degree or higher from an accredited college or university
  • Valid California teaching credential
  • Some Alliance schools require an administrative services credential authorizing service as a principal or the ability to obtain this credential in California
  • At least two (2) years of school leadership experience in communities similar to Alliance?s


  • A belief in and alignment with Alliance?s educational philosophy to prepare students for the intellectual rigor of college and the skills required for 21 st century careers
  • Deep understanding of the nuances of urban school environments and school culture
  • Expertise in building a positive and collaborative adult culture
  • Instructional expertise, including knowledge of Common Core-aligned instruction, student-centered classrooms, personalized learning, and instructional technology
  • Ability to thrive in settings with autonomy, independence, and high levels of personal flexibility
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and cultivate relationships with students and adults
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and achievement-oriented environment
  • A willingness to go above and beyond to contribute to the success of a dynamic team


Alliance is committed to being a Best Place to Work, where employees find meaning and joy in their work every day, within a culture of collaboration, support, and excellence. Alliance offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience, as well as a comprehensive group health benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision plans. Alliance school leader base salaries are up to 15% higher than the local district.

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.

Please write the name of any additional colleges/universities you have attended, the dates of attendance and the degrees conferred. ?*

Do you currently hold an Administrative Services or Teacher credential? ?*

Please describe which credential/s you hold including the state, type of credential, and expiration date. ?*

Example: Clear Administrative Credential (CA), Expiration 1/1/2020; Single Subject Biology Clear Credential (CA), Expiration 1/1/2020

Do you currently, or have you ever worked for Alliance? ?*

Are you a relative of any employee of Alliance College-Ready Public Schools or its Board of Directors? ?*

For the purposes of this disclosure, relative includes the following: spouse, domestic partner, child, parent, sibling, grandparent, grandchild, aunt, uncle, first cousin, corresponding in-laws, step-relations, foster-relations or any member of the employee?s household (excluding housemates or roommates).

Have you ever been dismissed, or resigned or entered into a separation agreement in lieu of termination, dismissal, or non-renewal, while serving in any position dealing with or related to young people or education? ?*

HOW YOU FOUND OUT ABOUT US: What or who encouraged you to apply to Alliance today

Alliance schools are located across Greater Los Angeles. Please select the regions in which you prefer to work if you have a regional preference.
Downtown Los Angeles
East Los Angeles
Glassell Park/Lincoln Heights
Huntington Park
San Pedro
South Los Angeles/Watts
Sun Valley

Have you ever had any credential authorizing public school service or teaching, revoked, denied, suspended and/or otherwise subjected to any other disciplinary action (including an action that was stayed) for cause? ?*

Alliance College-Ready Public Schools are free public charter schools that are generally prohibited from employing any person who has been convicted of a violent felony (as defined in Section 667.5(c) of the Penal Code), serious felony (as defined in Section 1192.7(c) of the Penal Code), sex offense (as defined by Section 44010 of the Education Code), or controlled substance offense (as defined in Section 44011 of the Education Code). Accordingly, all applicants extended a conditional offer for employment shall be required to submit certain documentation to the Department of Justice for purposes of obtaining criminal record summary information from the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for review. Please confirm that you have read and acknowledge this statement.

Alliance College-Ready Public Schools EEOC Statement ?*

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, immigration status, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Please confirm that you have read and acknowledge Alliance College-Ready Public School's EEOC statement.

Alliance is committed to supporting a high quality teaching staff whose diversity represents the communities we serve. We collect this information to ensure that our selection process is fair, equitable, and bias-free. Responses to these questions have no bearing on the hiring process and are used for research purposes only. Please select your race/ethnicity. ?*

Associated topics: assistant principal, direct, head of school, high school principal, manage, middle school principal, officer, school principal, student, superintendent

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