The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is committed to providing all of our students with safe and restorative school experience.  In order to meet that vision, we understand that there must be a K-12 commitment to building a strong restorative, college-going culture.  In order to support that vision, we are seeking 2 Restorative Communities Advisors to support their assigned school(s) with: 

  • Coordinating and supporting restorative community building activities across the school throughout the year.

  • Coordinating and managing the implementation of the college compass, a student and family goal setting, wellness check and progress monitoring initiative, and other school-wide initiatives

  • Delivering presentations to families, teachers, and community partners about restorative communities practices including but not limited to restorative justice, social emotional learning etc.

  • Creating restorative communities advisory curriculum and supporting teachers with delivery

  • Planning and implementing culture experiences such as college and career weeks, mental health awareness weeks, restorative community activities, college field trips, and presentations.

Restorative Communities Advisors will spend approximately 80% of their time working at school sites in collaboration with site counselors, teachers, administrators, students, and families.  They will spend the remaining 20% of their time collaborating with their colleagues across the network as part of the Partnership College Success Team.

The Partnership is committed to continuously building an anti-racist culture that promotes diversity,

equity, inclusion, and belonging in classrooms and in our home office and at our school sites. Restorative Communities Advisors will be individuals who are excited to keep these values in mind when executing day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.



1) Shared Beliefs

  • Belief in the power of our communities, and respect and love for our families in Boyle Heights, South LA and Watts.

  • Deep belief that all Partnership students can succeed in the 4-year college of their choice and in the power of a 4-year college degree to improve individual lives and whole communities.

  • Belief in the Partnership’s mission, approach, and core values and a commitment to improving academic achievement for Partnership students

  • A commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment for all team members

  • Humility and respect for the hard work of school leaders, teachers, parents, and students

  • Reflective and a life-long learner

  • Strong work ethic

  • Highest level of integrity

  • Unwavering commitment to the advancement of opportunities for Black and Brown youth; belief that growing current and future teachers’ knowledge, skills, and social-emotional learning is one pathway to support young people in our schools to thrive

  • Belief that education transforms lives and that every student deserves the opportunity to go to college

  • A positive outlook, flexibility, and a sense of possibility in stressful situations

  • An excitement about collaborating with colleagues, students, teachers, counselors, administrators, and families in service of our college success mission and vision.


2) Required knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Understanding of restorative justice practices and how to help school staff and students navigate them

  • Understanding of the basics of social emotional learning and how to transfer this learning to students

  • Ability to design meaningful learning experiences for students and adults on social emotional learning and restorative practices

  • Ability to present in front of groups of students, teachers, and family members confidently and effectively

  • Ability to create and manage a project plan for a school-wide initiative

  • Ability to create lesson plans, PowerPoints, and other curricular resources


3) Minimum educational level:

  • Bachelors degree required.


4) Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year successful full- or part-time experience in restorative communities or a related field

  • Experience working in a public school setting and/or with students helping them to navigate social emotional learning



The Partnership has recently completed a thorough study of market-competitive salaries, and has applied the learning from that study to salary offers for all home office positions. Our goal is to ensure that pay is fair for all staff members, both considering the market and considering pay equity among staff in similar roles in the organization. This role is Salary Level 2 ($51,322-$64,152). The Partnership offers a robust benefits package including employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance and a 403(b) retirement program.  This is a full time, year-round position.



Please prepare your resume and a cover letter tailored to this position. You will submit your documents using our online application system here .


For technical assistance or questions, please email Alex Karas (alex.karas@partnershipla.org).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Partnership for LA Schools is a contractor with Los Angeles Unified School District and has implemented a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy. All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated a week before their start date unless they are approved for an accommodation due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief. 

For more information about this policy, please email the Manager of Home Office Talent & Organizational Culture at Melanie.Liu@PartnershipLA.org.


Department: Academic
This is a full time position

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