Brentwood School inspires every student to:
Think critically and creatively.
Shape a future with meaning.
Assistant Director of the Belldegrun Center for Innovative Leadership
Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for an Assistant Director of the BelldegrunCenter for Innovative Leadership (BCIL) beginning in August, 2020. We are seeking individuals with administrative experience to assist the BCIL Director in maintaining a dynamic environment in the Center. Candidates should have at least 5 years of teaching or other relevant experience in leadership positions, and hold an advanced degree.
● Flexibility and a strong work ethic● Strong communication skills including writing, listening, and public speaking● A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion● A detail-oriented approach to work and outstanding organizational skills● The energy, patience, and sense of humor necessary to work effectively with a variety of K-12 constituents● The ability to think quickly and make thoughtful decisions● A warm and caring personality● A collaborative approach to leadership that produces effective decision making and reveals a genuine enthusiasm for working with K-12 colleagues, sharing strategies, and exploring effective ways to enhance the student experience
● Collaborate with BCIL Director and Curriculum Innovators and Collaborators (CICs) to create lesson plans and workshops on Core Leadership Skills, specific to each division● Work with BCIL Director, Division Heads, and CICs to align BCIL courses and projects with mission and skills● Work collaboratively with BCIL Director and CICs to provide ongoing division-specific and K-12 professional development opportunities that align with BCIL mission and skills ● Oversee student evaluation of BCIL experience; collect, manage, analyze, and present data about student experience in BCIL classes● Observe BCIL teachers across divisions and provide feedback [non-evaluative with the goal of increasing consistency and understanding of how teachers are delivering BCIL lessons] ● Source guest speakers and research best K-12 and university practices related to BCIL projects and classes● Work collaboratively with BCIL Director and CICs to run BCIL-teacher training sessions ● Work with Division Directors to establish programs for new teacher orientation and in-service training for all teachers● Support Extracurricular Innovator and Collaborator and Fabrication Innovator and Collaborator on K-12 programming
External and Summer Programming
● Work with BCIL Director, Extracurricular Innovator and Collaborator, and BCIL Collaborative to develop workshops/conferences/presentations for external audiences. ● Coordinate and participate in BCIL portion of K-12 interviews for new faculty and staff ● Support Director in overseeing enrollment, recruitment, and selection process for BCIL Summer Leadership Institute● Maintain ongoing communication and database with BCIL Summer Institute alumni ● Collaborate with faculty and CICs to develop BCIL summer curriculum
● Partner with BCIL Director in the daily operations/meetings of the BCIL and the successful manifestation of BCIL’s mission and growth● Coordinate BCIL Scholars and BCIL Entrepreneurship programs for students with BCIL Director/Collaborative including application process, selection, ongoing student work, and final presentations ● Manage on campus and external mentorship program for BCIL Scholars and BCIL Entrepreneurship programs pairing students with professors, graduate students, and professionals● Partner with BCIL Director in working collaboratively with Service Learning Directors, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, and the Technology Directors● Partner with BCIL Director and Communications Department on public relations for the BCIL regularly writing/speaking publicly at Parent Association, Admissions, and Alumni events (including evening programming)● Coordinate BCIL annual calendar with input from innovators and collaborators● Other duties as assigned by the BCIL Director● Teach a minimum of one course
Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at www.bwscampus.com.
Please submit a letter of interest and a resume to:
Ms. Ericka Taylor
Belldegrun Center for Innovative Leadership Administrative Assistant
100 S. Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049