Location: Orlando, Florida
Type: Full Time
Dean of Students
Lake Highland Preparatory School’s Middle School (MS) seeks an exceptional and experienced candidate to serve as a Dean of Students. This dynamic and innovative individual works closely with the Director of the MS to provide support to students, faculty and staff, parents, and other members of the MS Administrative Team. This individual contributes to a culture of collaboration and innovation at Lake Highland and supports the Director of the MS in providing supervision duties, conducting teacher and student observations, and leading the character development program through the MS advisory program. Additionally, the Dean of Students cultivates and develops an understanding of the school’s Mission Statement and Honor Code and its role in our daily lives. Among other duties, the MS Dean of Students ensures a safe and orderly learning environment for the individual student, teacher, and school community as a whole; supports the faculty in the enforcement and documentation of school policies regarding student discipline during the school day and school-sponsored activities; and enforces the discipline policy and procedure as written in the Lake Highland MS Student Handbook. This is a 12-month, full-time, benefited position which begins on July 1, 2023.
We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.
Candidates must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership or a related field from an accredited institution. Candidates should have a minimum of eight years of related experience in the education field with teaching experience preferably in the Middle School setting.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter indicating how you would succeed in this position, a current resume, and three professional references with at least one immediate supervisor (preferably current). All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to HR@lhps.org specifying “MS Dean of Students” in the subject line.
This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.
LHPS conducts background checks, including fingerprinting and drug testing, and may use a third-party administrator. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Lake Highland Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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About Lake Highland Preparatory School
Lake Highland Preparatory School (LHP), a PreK-12 independent school in Orlando, Florida, was founded in 1970. The school strives to offer its students an unparalleled education with long-lasting life lessons rooted in integrity, grit, and grace. In spite of its size as one of the ten largest independent schools in the U.S., Lake Highland’s approach ensures that every child is known and nurtured. Students learn within an academically challenging and supportive environment, with teachers who are actively committed to the academic and social-emotional development of every child. This powerful combination results in joyful learning that prepares students exceptionally well for college and life beyond.