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Dean of Students

Dr. Izquierdo Health and Science Charter School


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Dean of Students

Classification

Full- Time Exempt 10 Month

Reports to

Director of School Culture and Academics

Date

January 28, 2021

Job Description

Primary Functions

The Dean of Students is responsible for assisting and supporting the Director of School Culture and Academics with implementing the norms of conduct as they relate to the safety, behavior, and discipline of the students.

Essential Functions & Accountabilities:

Under the supervision and guidance of the Director of School Culture and Academics, the Dean of Students:

Culture & Community

  • Assists in the safety and well-being of the students
  • Maintain and monitor safety and order by being accessible and visible in hallways, classrooms, during arrival/dismissal of students, lunch periods, after school programs, Reflection Lab, detention, etc.
  • Work closely together to ensure consistency and discipline across the school
  • Meet with Director of School Culture to discuss school-wide issues, trends, and upcoming events
  • Follow the guidelines presented in the Dr. Izquierdo Charter Schools Scholar Handbook
  • Ensure a high achievement culture
  • Maintain databases and up to date student information on attendance, discipline, and records
  • Model and promote positive discipline behavior
  • Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) and Restorative Practices

Education

  • Facilitate advisory to scholars
  • Creating grade-appropriate, application-oriented, advisory curriculum
  • Plan, prepare, and facilitate advisory lesson plans under the supervision of the Director of School Culture
  • Attending grade team meetings as needed, based on scholar behavioral trends and academic needs
  • Analyze school-wide data to design responsive student interventions.
  • Complete any other tasks or duties as assigned by Head of School, Director of School Culture, and the Leadership Team

Competencies

  • Mission-Focused
  • Driven towards Excellence
  • Relationship Builder
  • Organized & Planned
  • Creative
  • Constant Learner

Knowledge & Skills

  • A belief that every student can learn and reach his or her potential
  • Ability to turn best practices into high quality, goal-driven results
  • Data management tools, organizational tools, computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Highly effective writing, oral and interpersonal skills to communicate with a varied audience
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm, self-confidence, and flexibility
  • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking, analytic, and communications skills
  • Knowledge or ability to use SIS (student information systems) or online learning platforms (Schoology, Google Classroom, PowerSchool, and Canvas)

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Hold a NYS Teaching Certification
  • Minimum of two to three years of related experience

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Mental Health Certification
  • Licensed Master Social Worker
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Therapeutic Crisis Interventionist
  • Bilingual/Spanish a plus
  • Minimum of two to three years of related experience working in an urban school
  • Successful experience working in a diverse educational setting
  • Successful experience in communicating with parents and students

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Work environment

  • Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment
  • Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and the community
  • Model professional maturity in leading students towards their academic, career, and cultural growth
  • Ensure that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age, skill, and subject area
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students, parents, and schools, measured by Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health & Science Charter School & NYC DOE school data source
  • Participate in training and presentations about various pedagogical competencies
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, and collaborating effectively with colleagues
  • Provide a positive environment in which students are actively engaged in the learning process to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and other professors

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and listen. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. This job's specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This position is full-time, and the hours and workdays are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 to 4:00 pm unless the school will host a school event in which staff is expected to stay and or the school is running any afterschool activities.

Travel

  • Limited to no travel required

EEO Statement

Dr. Richard Izquierdo Charter Schools provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. It prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Dean of Students

Classification

Full- Time Exempt 10 Month

Reports to

Director of School Culture and Academics

Date

January 28, 2021

Job Description

Primary Functions

The Dean of Students is responsible for assisting and supporting the…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

On-site
800 Home Street, The Bronx, NY 10456

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