Gulliver's Preparatory Campus is currently looking for a Dean of Students for the 2018-2019 School Year. The Dean of Students who reports directly to the Upper School Principal is responsible for fostering a culture and atmosphere conducive to academic and co-curricular learning.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Work with the Principal and others to develop and manage academic and social policies, protocols, and practices that serve to support student development, learning, health, and safety.
Using creative, effective, and relevant strategies, work with colleagues to establish a positive, transparent, and supportive culture that promotes school values and community expectations.
Collaborate with the Upper School team to provide and coordinate academic and social-emotional support.
Promote high standards and expectations for academic performance, student leadership, personal integrity, accountability, and community responsibility.
In conjunction with other administrators and the faculty, enforce the dress code and any consequences resulting from dress code infractions.
In conjunction with others in the Upper School, continuously evaluate and assess the administrative structure used to deliver student services.
Oversee student conduct and maintain student discipline.
Lead investigations into major and minor social disciplinary infractions, including meeting with students, parents, faculty, and others, while also serving as a member of the Administrative Disciplinary Committee.
Oversee the Student Disciplinary Committee, including recruitment and training of students and faculty advisors as well as processes and procedures.
Oversee and coordinate daily, quarterly, and semester attendance records, including determining attendance probation and the rules that govern the system.
Counsel students when necessary, coordinating and working closely with counselors, advisors, faculty, and other administrators.
Ensure the health and safety of students on campus as well as in school-related trips.
Help faculty with classroom management issues.
Help coordinate and participate in new student orientation.
In conjunction with the Director of Student Activities and others, schedule special programs and events for attendance by the student body such as assemblies, etc.
Evaluate and regularly revise the Student Handbook.
Keep the Principal, Head of School, and President informed regarding student issues and campus life.
Serve as a member of the Upper School leadership team.
Serve as a 9th or 10th grade advisor.
Perform other duties as assigned by and in support of the Principal.
Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred.
5+ years of experience in education and proven success as part of an educational administrative team.
Outstanding organizational skills.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
Dedicated to being a student advocate.
Commitment to and experience teaching and/or working in a diverse, inclusionary environment.
Demonstrated success as a confident problem solver.
Proven track record as an independent and goal-oriented team member.
Bilingual Spanish/English speaker preferred.
Candidate should attach a cover letter with their resume.