School Dean

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Competitive and commensurate with experience




20 Jay St.
Suite 211
United States


About Explore Schools:

Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. Our mission is to provide students with the academic skills and critical-thinking abilities they need to succeed in a college-preparatory high school.

What We Believe:

  • Creating collaborative, focused, and individualized learning environments for students is essential
  • Student engagement, critical thinking, and relationship building are top priorities
  • Ongoing staff development and growth are key levers for student achievement

About the Position:

Explore Schools is seeking an experienced and dedicated educator to serve as a School Dean. The School Dean is responsible for working closely with students, parents, and teachers to maintain a positive school culture characterized by the three key qualities:  students demonstrate a desire to succeed; adults demonstrate a belief in all students; and a sense of community is intentionally nurtured. We are seeking educators who believe deeply in our student-centered mission by constantly holding students to high expectations, working tirelessly towards results, and possessing a “whatever it takes” attitude.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain a positive school culture
  • Design and implement school wide celebrations
  • Support classroom teachers with de-escalation and the student removal process
  • Manage red slip process and in and out of school suspensions
  • Manage student tardy/attendance data
  • Participate in CST process
  • Conduct parent workshops, group counseling sessions, and intervention groups
  • Assist with non-instructional supervision of students, as needed, such as arrival/dismissal and hallway monitoring
  • Keep accurate & organized records of student information
  • Collaborate with colleagues throughout the Explore Schools network


  • Dedication to our mission. A steadfast commitment to ensuring our students have the tools they need to attend a college preparatory high school and beyond.
  • Determination. A willingness to make things happen and a sense of urgency around closing the achievement gap.
  • Strong communication. The ability to communicate in a direct and sensitive fashion with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Team player.  A desire to work in a team-oriented environment and collaborate with colleagues.
  • Growth mindset. An ability to receive frequent feedback with humility and a strong desire to grow and develop as an educator.
  • Reflective attitude. An ability to constantly reflect on student data as well as personal areas of strength and growth.
  • Flexibility. Willingness to work in an ever-changing field and face challenges with a positive attitude.
  • Professional integrity. A personal alignment with the values and ethical standards of Explore Schools.
  • Bachelor’s degree, required
  • 3+ years teaching experience, required
  • Excellent classroom management, required


  • Competitive and commensurate with experience


Competitive benefits package

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply