Noble Schools

Assistant Dean of Culture

Leadership Chicago, IL Chicago, IL Chicago, IL


Position Available at:

  • Hansberry College Prep
  • The Noble Academy
  • ITW Speer Academy

About Noble 
Noble is Chicago’s highest-performing and largest network of public charter high schools. Our 18 schools and 1,500 employees currently serve over 12,500 students, 98% of whom are students of color, 90% low-income, and 81% first-generation college-goers. The School Quality and Rating Policy scores for the Chicago Public Schools rated Noble campuses as ten of the top twelve public high schools in the city. Noble supports over 20,000 alumni with 98% of Noble students accepted into college and almost 94% choosing to enroll. 

The people we hire must have a commitment to being anti-racist in all areas of our organization. In the past, we have diligently worked toward pursuing the accomplishments listed above. We plan to use that same determination, innovation, and diligence in our goal to become an anti-racist organization. We believe our people are the most valuable asset in preparing our students to be successful in college and lead choice-filled lives - and welcome those ready to join us in that pursuit.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Listen to students with a sympathetic ear and establish constructive dialog with guardians and key stakeholders when needed.
  • Work in collaboration with the leadership team, social work team, and other staff members to promote our school mission and vision. 
  • Create and update SEL materials to help students learn appropriate ways to cope, and replace behaviors that do not align with our student core values (Community, Empowerment, Love and Curiosity) and Community Agreements
  • Oversee the “Mindfulness Center” with the intent to provide a space, de-escalation, engage in vulnerability based conversations, and help students process a variety of emotions/situations. 
  • Lead, manage, and develop a team responsible for maintaining school culture.
  • Generate, plan, and facilitate successful restorative interventions that lead to conflict resolution, and restoring relationships. 
  • Create and maintain school-wide systems that directly impact culture (entry, hallway/lunch, exit, & extra-curricular events procedure, common space coverage) 
  • Lead, manage and develop a team responsible for implementing R^3 interventions. 
  • Lean, manage and develop a team responsible for implementing  our Minimum Campus Restorative Practices (ex: peer mediation, adult led mediation, mindfulness center, restorative circles, scholar + family engagement before and after the use of exclusionary practices)
  • Provide professional development for teachers and staff as it relates to Restorative practices. 
  • Own and execute all investigations and communication regarding any exclusionary discipline.
  • Work as a member of the MTSS team to ensure we are providing appropriate support for all students 

Ideal Qualifications

  • An unwavering belief that all students can succeed in high school & college, and lead exemplary lives
  • A proven track record of ambitious results in previous roles 
  • Adept at detail-oriented work specifically related to data analysis and Microsoft Excel
  • An ability to think and act strategically as evidenced by a demonstrated resourcefulness in setting data-driven priorities and guiding investment in people and systems
  • Excellent time management skills, consistently thinking into the future to proactively problem solve
  • Successful written and oral communication skills with a multitude of stakeholders
  • Able to build productive professional relationships with students, staff, and families, especially those in most need of support 
  • Consistently exhibits Noble core values (Results, Respect, Humility and Self-Awareness, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Follow Through) and thrives in a collaborative environment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Eligibility to work in the United States on a full-time basis 
  • Experience managing people, systems, and/or projects
  • Experience working with students in an educational environment is preferred

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.