Dean of Students

Description

POSITION: Dean of Students

REPORTS TO: Assistant Principal of Culture

LOCATION: STRIVE Prep - RISE and STRIVE Prep- SMART 

SALARY: $45,000-$55,000, based on years of experience 

START DATE: ASAP

STRIVE Prep is a Denver-based community of public charter schools that challenges every student to strive for college and thrive throughout life by helping them to discover and develop the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to succeed in college and beyond. We encourage you to read our 2020 Impact Report and learn more about what a career at STRIVE Prep is like here. 

We seek dedicated educators that live STRIVE Prep's core values of achievement, justice, & perseverance every day and are committed to growing as an anti-racist educator. 

DAY IN THE LIFE

As a Dean of Students, you will

  • Build a positive student culture in which they feel seen, valued, and heard

  • Lead restorative justice circles with the Assistant Principal of Culture, teachers, and students in order to repair relationships and find the root cause of an issue

  • Coach teams of instructors on positive culture building, making content accessible and relatable to their students, classroom management, observations, and leading committee meetings

  • Point of contact for family interactions in regards to attendance, behavior, interventions, and supports for student success.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2+ years of experience in a K-12 position (teacher, registered behavior technician, mental health provider, or another related role)

  • Strong ability to build relationships with scholars and support them in meeting high expectations

  • A commitment to the social-emotional well-being of all scholars and the culture of the school

PREFERRED MUST-HAVES 

  • Fluent Spanish speaker 

  • Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree

  • Experience working with Emergent Bilinguals

  • Experience with trauma-informed practices and restorative practices

  • Demonstrated success working with historically marginalized communities in any setting

SUMMARY of ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Culture

  • Execute school-wide culture systems and routines in order to create a safe, purposeful, and inclusive school environment.

  • Communicate regularly and often with families to both solicit input and share student social and academic progress, while empowering teachers to do the same.

  • Design and implement student events, and parental and community engagement opportunities.

  • Manage campus culture, behavioral Multi-Tiered System of Supports, and discipline systems and support intervention plans to support students with social and emotional needs.

  • Lead grade-level teams and teachers to develop and implement successful behavior plans.

  • Meet regularly with Grade Level Lead/Chair(s) to further develop the capacity to lead a positive and proactive grade-level team.

  • Collaborate with school leaders to design and implement excellent professional development.

  • Ensure that students are safe and maximize learning time by upholding school-wide behavioral and academic expectations.

  • Provide daily leadership during community gatherings that set the tone for academic programs.

  • Serve as a key member of the campus-based Leadership Team.

  • Assist with student recruitment.

  • Ensure that students are safe and maximize learning time by upholding school-wide behavioral expectations, executing a school-wide incentive system for scholars, and supporting larger student discipline issues.

Development

  • Participate in STRIVE Prep's Summer Training Institute as well as professional development throughout the school year.

  • Attend and participate in weekly staff and grade level meetings.

  • Participate in regular instructional coaching meetings.

INTERVIEW EXPECTATIONS

For most of our positions, we hire on a rolling basis. Therefore, we recommend that you submit your application as soon as you are able. Most processes include a 30-minute phone interview with a member of our Talent Team as well as a 1-2 hour final interview over Zoom unless otherwise noted by your interviewer. You can read more about our process as well as get tips on preparing for an interview here!  

TOTAL REWARDS

  • Competitive Compensation and benefits including paying 100% of individual benefits. 

  • On average, our network provides a 4% annual salary increase which is one of the highest in the Denver education market. 

  • STRIVE Prep 5 Year Club: After 5 years of continual employment, all employees are eligible for your choice of 3 weeks paid Sabbatical or a payout. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

STRIVE Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. STRIVE Prep works to make a college preparatory education for all students in our community the norm, rather than the exception. To achieve this we are committed to building and sustaining a diverse team by maintaining hiring and recruiting processes that are free from bias. 

Not interested but know someone who would be a great fit? Refer them here and earn $200for each successful hire! You can also connect directly with a member of our Talent Team here with questions: calendly.com/amanda-jackson-striveprep

Company
STRIVE Prep
Posted
10/02/2021
Salary Range
$41,000.00 - 79,000.00
per Year
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Location
Denver, CO 80201, US
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