• USC East College Prep
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


2018-19 Culture Team Assistant


The Culture Team Assistant will support the Dean of Culture in supervising student conduct on the school campus, ensuring a safe environment for staff, students, and visitors.

About Us

East College Prep will prepare each of its graduates to use their college degrees and careers to make a Positive Multigenerational Change. Located in Lincoln Heights, this free, public charter high school aims to deliver the best personalized college prep experience in the country to students on Los Angeles' Eastside. Each student experiences a personalized learning experience through technology and great teaching, an opportunity to deepen their sense of purpose through year-long projects, and a positive school community - all to ensure that each student is ready to go to, and graduate from, the best colleges in the country. Fundamental to our model is building a safe and welcoming school culture with high expectations, while fostering student autonomy. We are looking for staff members that are responsive to feedback and data, reflect constantly on their work and student outcomes, and not take themselves too seriously; in turn, staff can expect to grow their instructional practice and leadership capacity in a high-energy, collaborative environment.

Position Description

The Culture Team Assistant will ensure the safety and well-being of all individuals on and around campus. This will include monitoring students on and around campus before, after, and during school hours. It will also include working with our Dean of Student Culture to maintain a positive and safe learning environment. It will also include assisting staff members with various tasks throughout the day including but not limited to:

  • Observes and corrects behavior of students according to our school's discipline system
  • Assists in maintaining order among students on the school grounds during transitions, large group gatherings, and lunch periods and after school activities
  • Monitors student activity and movement in study areas or communal areas
  • Oversees student detention
  • Supports instructional staff with maintaining positive classroom behavior
  • Monitors school campus, parking lots, adjacent areas and other facilities
  • Monitors campus parking and traffic movement
  • Supports with operations (set-up/tear-down) to ensure smooth culture for school events
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position

The Culture Team Assistant must embody our core mindsets and be active participants in the staff community. They will be responsible for enforcing our school-wide student code of conduct with 100% consistency along with all school staff. Team members will engage in lively debates around planning, student learning outcomes and school culture. They should neither shy away from conflict nor accountability to results as measured through student learning outcomes and strategic plan goals.


The ideal candidate:

  • Is passionate about increasing the college attainment rate in educationally underserved populations and working with families of diverse backgrounds
  • Has an unwavering belief in academic success for all students
  • Is committed to our mission, discipline model, and vision
  • Has prior school experience working with teenagers, preferably in a school setting
  • Strong proficiency with Google Apps (Sheets, Word Docs, Slides)
  • Enjoys a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and is eager to build new systems or adapt existing ones
  • Collaborates well and engages in healthy, collegial conflict
  • Is comfortable with a high degree of transparency and accountability for results
  • Is resourceful, persistent, and constantly reflective on improving results
  • Finds joy in their work and thrives with autonomy, flexibility and accountability
  • Connects well to students and values communication and partnership with families
  • Can maintain a disciplined classroom
  • Is committed to our Demerit/Merit Behavioral Management System



This is a full-time hourly position that will begin July 23, 2018. The hourly wage is competitive and commensurate with experience. A competitive benefit package is included.


To Apply

To submit an application, please visit our website at http://ednovate.org/careers. Ednovate is strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff, and we encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds. Ednovate does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnic origin, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.




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