All Other Positions - Eagle College Preparatory Schools
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Job Title: Director of Student Culture
Job Location: Gravois Park 3630 Ohio St, St Louis MO, 63034
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Eagle College Preparatory Schools
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: None Specified
Job Description:
Organization Overview

Our schools are designed to set students on the path to lifelong success, starting by preparing them for post secondary education and servant leadership. Each child’s success depends on us, and we are confident that we can teach all children who are willing to put in the effort to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed.

Position Overview

The Director of School Culture leads the region’s efforts to create a positive, structured, safe, joyful, nurturing and academically focused school culture across EAGLE’s four K-8 schools. Our graduate aims focus on ensuring scholars strive toward academic excellence, develop the ability to critically think, are self-aware, develop empathy and integrity by improving their relationship,leadership, and communication skills. The Director of School Culture works closely with Principals and leadership teams to set and drive a vision for productive and equitable school culture including systems, structures, routines, and traditions.

Responsibilities of the Director of School Culture include, but are not limited to:

Design and lead the region’s culture vision and strategy across all schools

? Implement and monitor a strategic multi-year student culture priority plan that includes creation of a vision for alignment of culture systems and social emotional learning (SEL) across all schools
? Build out regional systems to codify and further define school culture expectations across grade bands to ensure consistency of experience for students and families
? Lead data collection, assessment, and progress monitoring process to evaluate effectiveness of school culture initiatives including data and assessments related to service coordination and school-wide implementation of culture initiatives
? Integrate culture-related systems in conjunction with the Director of Student Support Services in order to align these approaches with academic, special education, and mental health interventions
? Implement and monitor an initiative to increase SEL through adoption of the Second Step curriculum and Panorama diagnostic

Design and lead professional development for staff

? Plan and lead monthly leadership communities of practice
? Coach, support, and develop leaders and staff on Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) to implement with students and families
? Model, co-facilitate, and observe SEL curriculum (Second Step/Panorama) implementation ? Support with the coaching and management of student services team managers

Lead our regional culture policies and procedures

? Ensure consistent implementation of research-based SEL and positive behavior interventions aligned within a multi-tiered intervention framework
? Serve as the Regional point person for school based behavior escalations, including but not limited to expulsion and suspension meetings, discipline hearings, etc.
? Partner closely with school leaders on whole-school issues, such as school climate, staff self-care, retention of teachers, attrition, suspension, and expulsion rates
? Demonstrate sensitivity and skills needed to work with families, students, and staff from diverse cultures and backgrounds

Qualifications and competencies

Desired Qualifications/Competencies

? A minimum of five years of experience in education or related fields (required)
? Experience in a school-leadership role (required)
? At least four years of team leadership and/or cultural leadership experience in a K-12 setting (preferred)
? Ability to demonstrate broad knowledge of school systems functioning, classroom and culture, trauma informed practices, and models for working with diverse populations including students with disabilities
? Specific knowledge of Second Step and/or Panorama is preferred
? Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
? Strong project management skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize efforts according to organizational goals
? Ability to anticipate and seize new opportunities that are aligned with strategic goals
? Deep belief in being part of and helping lead a multi-cultural, anti-racist organization
? Team-player capable of working both collaboratively and independently
? Track record of exceptional results working in urban areas
? Bachelor’s degree (required)

Additional Information

We offer competitive salary, medical/dental/vision insurance and paid time off

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