The French American International School is a PK-12 independent school in San Francisco. Founded in 1962, French American International School and International High School is a multicultural, multilingual PK-12 educational institution with over 1,100 students across an urban campus in the heart of San Francisco. Guided by the principles of academic rigor and diversity, the School offers programs of study in French and English to prepare its graduates for a world in which the ability to think critically and to communicate across cultures is of paramount importance. Our international community brings together people from many backgrounds, and together we strive to create a shared culture that develops compassionate, confident, and principled people who will make the world better. We base our community on these values: Respect, Integrity, Inclusion, Collaboration and Curiosity.
The Middle School Dean of Students assists the Principal in organizing and fostering a positive, safe environment that is conducive to best meeting the needs of all students, staff and parents. The Middle School Dean works closely with the Principal, Faculty and staff members, students and parents/guardians.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following areas:
Work collaboratively with the Middle School Principal and the Middle School administrative team on all school matters
Develop trusting relationships with students and families
Lead Faculty and Staff in clarifying the school’s expectations for behavior
Handle all student issues and disciplinary situations
Communicate with the Principal, teachers, advisors, learning specialists, counselors and parents as necessary regarding student issues and disciplinary situations
Lead the Advisory Program and oversee with our Counselor our Social Emotional curriculum
Serve as an advisor in Middle School
Manage student and faculty schedules
Manage students’ attendance and teachers’ substitutions
Edit the student and family handbook
The candidate must be eligible to work in the US and have the following qualifications:
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
A genuine enjoyment in working with early adolescents
Experience working with Middle School students and parents
Ability to handle disciplinary situations and reinforce the values of our school
Ability to follow through with students, parents, colleagues, and the Principal on all disciplinary matters from beginning to end
Ability to work collaboratively
Sense of humor
Awareness of differentiated learning and teaching styles
International, independent, PreK - 12th Grade School located in the Civic Center Arts Corridor of San Francisco. 1080 students, 3 sections. Bilingual French/English PreK - 8. International High School (9-12) offers the International Baccalaureate program and the French Baccalaureate program to a diverse student body.