Noble is Chicago’s highest-performing and largest network of public charter high schools. Our 18 schools and 1,300 employees currently serve over 12,300 students, 98% of whom are minority, 89% low-income, and 83% first-generation college goers. At Noble, we have one mission: to be a catalyst for educational equity in the city of Chicago that empowers students with the scholarship, discipline, and honor necessary to succeed in college and lead exemplary lives. We know that we can fulfill this mission if we are the best place for a diverse mix of driven, reflective, and innovative educators to come, stay, and do their best work nurturing college-ready students.
Leading a school is difficult work, so we do what we can to ensure you can focus on student learning by removing barriers to being successful. To do this, Noble offers:
A Focus on Learning: Teachers are empowered to design their courses to best achieve results for students. Our campus leaders minimize disruptions and maximize time focused on student learning. Copy rooms are stockpiled with paper. Classes are rarely interrupted with announcements or special events. Over 95% of students are in attendance daily.
Accountability and Support: Expectations are consistent. We are obsessed with following through on the basics and are committed to supporting, developing, and retaining high-performing educators.
Active Community Involvement: Through parent advisory councils, feedback workshops, advocacy support, college enrollment guidance, quarterly parent-teacher conferences, advisory, and other engagement opportunities we invest in every student and family to build lasting, meaningful relationships.
Key Job Responsibilities
Lead and drive results for all school student support functional teams: Discipline/Culture, Dean of Students, and possibly Specialized Services and College
Responsible to maintain critical collaboration between all student support teams, ensuring an aligned approach for the non-cognitive & social-emotional development of our students
Responsible for all student support programming through MTSS and corresponding promotion results
Oversee our college counseling program, to include senior college seminar, Summer of a Lifetime, early college exposure and alignment with school-wide advisory structures
Oversee testing coordination, school-wide data support and student scheduling
Oversee the planning and implementation of school events and services
Execute Noble’s student code of conduct with fidelity in order to create a positive, structured learning environment where students are held to high expectations and empowered to grow academically
An unwavering belief that all students can succeed in high school & college, and lead exemplary lives
Experience in managing people, systems, and/or projects
Proven track record of ambitious results in previous roles
Exceptional at strategic planning, including efficiently using data to make decisions through analysis, action planning, and execution
Self-awareness, a regular practice of reflection, and a desire to continuously improve
Follow through, attention to detail, and a belief that “sweating the small stuff” matters
Adeptly skilled at data collection, analysis, action planning and execution
Superb communication skills with multiple stakeholders (students, parents, staff)
Strong commitment to teamwork
Flexible: we work to ensure decisions are equitable, thoughtful and work to accomplish the outcomes we have promised to our families while balancing the experience of the staff. Sometimes, new ideas, innovation, and information come to the table late in the process, and we all have to be flexible with what that means for the work we have done and have yet to do
Bachelor’s Degree required
Eligibility to work in the United States on a full-time basis
Active Illinois Teaching License preferred, not required
Compensation & Benefits
We strive to be the best place to work, and our employee benefits are thoughtfully designed to support us in this ambition. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive compensation plan will include a bonus incentive and a competitive benefits package
Statement of Non Discrimination
Noble is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, making all employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic or classification protected by law.