The mission of Citizens of the World Los Angeles (CWC LA) is to provide a socio-economically, culturally, and racially diverse community of students in Los Angeles with an intellectually challenging, experiential learning environment that develops each student's confidence, potential, and individual responsibility as citizens of the world. CWC schools:
The CWC LA network is growing at a rapid rate and currently enrolls 1,900 students in three high-performing schools, growing to well over 2,000 students over the next several years. CWC LA’s schools rank in the top 8% (English) and 7% (math) out of 758 LAUSD, magnet and charter elementary schools, and all subgroups outperform the district and state. Our schools include:
CWC LA has a Regional Support Office that supports all CWC LA schools. We work with our network partners at Citizens of the World Charter Schools, linking the schools in Los Angeles to CWC schools in other parts of the country.
Our core values are embraced by the entire community:
CWC LA is seeking a strategic, driven, reflective leader to lead all aspects of the organization’s non-academic functions and serve as a senior member of the organization’s leadership team. The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for development and implementation of systems to support the operations of the organization at both the school and regional level, financial management of all parts of the organization and facilities strategies. The Chief Operating Officer also ensures that the organization is in compliance with its charter and all applicable laws and regulations. As a member of the organization’s leadership team, the Chief Operating Officer will also help to shape the strategy and vision of the organization in collaboration with Principals, instructional staff, school site operations teams, the Board of Directors, our national partners, and others.
S/He oversees a team of approximately six Regional Support Office (RSO) team members, growing over time as the organization continues to grow, that lead and support a variety of functional areas described below. The Chief Operating Officer also manages the relationship with ExED, CWC LA’s back office financial management provider.
Talent & Human Resources
Data & Compliance
Contracts & Procurement
Culture and Community
The ideal candidate will have:
The Chief Operating Officer must have: