Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for an upper school dean of students for the 2018-19 academic year. This position will support young people in grades 9-12 in their personal, academic and social-emotional growth. Reporting to the head of the upper school, the upper school dean is a member of the administrative team and a visible presence throughout the upper school providing support and building relationships with students, faculty and families. The dean works collaboratively with faculty on issues related to student support, conduct and accountability and must have exceptional interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. The dean also must have excellent organizational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to collaborate with and support faculty, connect with students and provide strong peer leadership. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or higher, excellent knowledge of adolescent development and experience working with students from a variety of backgrounds who possess a range of abilities and interests. Balancing work as student advocate with responsibility for managing student conduct, the upper school dean of students plays a key role in growing and maintaining a healthy, positive school climate and culture. Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees, and, if applicable, teacher and/or educational leadership certifications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Norfolk Collegiate School
Founded in 1948, the Norfolk Collegiate School is a co-educational college preparatory K-12 school located in Norfolk, VA. The school’s two campuses are home to approximately 600 students. The strong sense of community, high expectation for student engagement, leadership, and honorable living are among the elements that make the school truly distinctive. NCS offers Advanced Placement and honors programs in addition to its strong college preparatory curriculum all designed to engage active communications and experiential learning. It is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of Colleges and School.