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Climate and Culture Specialist, High School

Phalen Leadership Academies
Detroit, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Climate and Culture Specialist

Do you believe that every scholar deserves a high-quality education?

Are you passionate about making a difference and teaching in underserved communities?

Phalen Leadership Academies is currently looking for dedicated educators like YOU!!!

We are currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year!


What You Will Do:

The Climate and Culture Specialist assumes primary responsibility for the culture of the school, facilitating the development of student character and ensuring a positive and structured environment that creates the conditions for learning. This position requires an organized and consistent educator with a concrete vision of excellence, the ability to build outstanding relationships with stakeholders, and a talent for inspiring children to high expectations. This position is an opportunity to play a significant role in a school focused on academic achievement, character, and college readiness. The Climate and Culture Specialist serves on the school’s leadership team and reports to the principal.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • At least 3 years of teaching experience with a valid teacher's license.
  • Experience in implementing behavioral rewards/incentives as well as punitive consequences.
  • Experience working with students in Special Education, students with BIPs, or students receiving behavior intervention support is preferred
  • Experience in analyzing student data.
  • High level of detail orientation and sound excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong communication, feedback, and facilitation skills.
  • Strong interest and willingness to serve in a strategic leadership role on behalf of Phalen Leadership Academies.


  • Able to drive the mission and vision of PLA
  • An excellent communication with strong interpersonal skills


Locations: Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, 5000 Trojan Street, Detroit, MI 48235

Why should you apply?

PLA offers student loan forgiveness and support (for those that qualify), competitive salary and benefits, strong Professional Development, leverage & integrated technology, appreciation and recognition year-round, participation in free Summer Program & job training program for your dependents, and additional income opportunities.


At PLA, we share an unwavering belief and passion for educating and empowering scholars from under-served communities driven by our Core Values: children first, respect, determination, continuous improvement, and gratitude. Our approach to leading successful schools builds on over 20 years of experience running educational programs for children, the latest scientific research, and the best practices throughout the nation.

To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we hire only the best of the best educators & industry leaders and invest heavily in our faculty through ongoing professional development and support. We value people like you, people with a dedication to excellence and a passion for helping all our scholars develop the knowledge, skills, and character necessary to succeed while fueling their aspirations for the future.

PLA is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify in all states that require it.

Please read carefully.

Phalen Leadership Academies (PLA) is an equal opportunity employer. PLA does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.

By completing this application you understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for PLA to hire me. If hired, I understand that either PLA or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice. I understand that no representative of PLA has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

You attest by applying to this position that you have given PLA true and complete information on this application. No requested information has been concealed. I authorize PLA to contact references provided for employment reference checks. If any information I have provided is untrue, or if I have concealed material information, I understand that this will constitute cause for the denial of employment or immediate dismissal.

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Phalen Leadership Academies


Detroit, MI
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