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Dean of Students

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DC International School
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Washington, DC
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Published 21 days ago

DCI is hiring a full-time Dean of Students. To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.  You will need to pass a background check. No phone calls, please.


Position Overview: We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled Dean of Students to join our leadership team at DC International School.  The Dean of Students is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe, healthy, and supportive environment and culture that synthesizes the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of DCI students. 


Salary Range: $58,437 - $98,958 (Starting salary is determined by education and years of relevant experience) 


Qualifications: Bilingual in Spanish (preferred). A Master's Degree or other advanced degree in Education Leadership or related field is preferred (Bachelor's Degree is required). Experience working closely in urban education, diverse environments and families. Knowledge of best practices for students who receive special education or ESL services. Experience/training in the International Baccalaureate curriculum framework, The ability to collaborate and work as part of a team. Strong written and oral communication skills. 


Essential Attributes:


  • Ensure fidelity to IB standards and practices. 
  • Supervises the restorative justice program to ensure that it systematically builds and reinforces the character strengths/attitudes/values and self-identity students need to be happy and successful. 
  • Conducts walkthroughs to ensure high visibility by circulating throughout classrooms and public spaces during the day to gain valuable context on scholar behavior and relentlessly ensuring a positive school environment. 
  • Ensures that school entry, breakfast, lunch, dismissal, and transitions are orderly, positive, and consistent with DCI’s mission and values.
  • Plans and leads trainings focused on classroom management, parent involvement, and school culture.
  • Ensures that the school’s beliefs and values are pervasive and that students understand and internalize them.
  • Leads recognition and celebration events and other school-wide culture-building activities. 
  • Focuses on students with behavior or development challenges; partners with teachers to provide extra interventions.
  • Builds and maintains school culture systems.
  • Supports DCI’s restorative culture which maintains a professional atmosphere where students and staff are treated with respect.  
  • Monitors student attendance, making follow-through calls to families and providing attendance interventions
  • Invests in building positive relationships between DCI and our parent-community.
  • Develop and mobilize resources for active parent-community involvement to improve student learning.
  • Works with all teachers to ensure that they communicate regularly with parents.
  • High degree of communication through a variety of mediums with parents and students.
  • Other duties as assigned.


DC International School is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural and multilingual environment.

DCI is hiring a full-time Dean of Students. To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.  You will need to pass a background check. No phone calls, please.


Position Overview…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$58,437 - $98,958

Benefits

Faculty and Staff Development/Benefits: DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to provide an excellent education experience for every student and family.

  • We have a benefits package that includes health and disability insurance and paid leave. 
  • We offer teachers daily planning time, professional development, and reasonable class sizes.
  • Teachers and staff have the appropriate technology and support to do their work.

Faculty and Staff Development/Benefits: DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to…

Location

On-site
1400 Main Drive Northwest, Washington, DC 20012, United States

How to Apply

To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your cover letter, resume, sample lesson plan, and sample assessment. You will need to pass a background check. No phone calls please.

To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your cover letter, resume, sample lesson plan, and sample assessment. You will need to pass a…

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