Squaw Valley Academy seeks an innovative and experienced educator to supervise the social development of our student body. The Dean of Students will report to the Assistant Head of School and work with fellow administrators, faculty, and staff to develop the programs, policies, and culture to support student wellness, growth, and achievement in line with the school’s mission. The Dean of Students oversees student conduct, school discipline, residential life, and student activities programming.
Oversee the student experience and foster a school climate that enhances community and student growth
Work with the residential life staff, faculty, and administration to create a safe, structured, and nurturing environment for both academic and social development
Develop and oversee an outdoor program in accordance with the mission of the school
Manage student behavior and discipline
Oversee student activities
Lead residential life staff meetings
Act as student advisor
Teach one class, as available
Prospective applicants should be warm and friendly, yet also firm with student accountability for school rules. A Master’s degree and three to five years of experience as an Associate or Assistant Dean, preferably at a boarding school, is necessary. Candidates should have strong time management and organizational skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills. SVA seeks positive, enthusiastic, and versatile individuals who wish to become an active part of our learning community.
About Squaw Valley Academy
Squaw Valley Academy is an international 9-12 boarding school offering a combination of strong learning, supervised study, 100% college preparation, bay area adventures in Northern California.
We enroll students who need the structure of small classes, focused study halls, and daily activities. The individual needs of each student remain an integral part of Squaw Valley Academy.
Our staff and faculty believe self-esteem is enhanced through real accomplishment in the academic, athletic, and social aspects of life at a boarding school.