Dean of Students

Payette School District Southwest / Boise Administrator Not Applicable Full Time Apply no later than 8/2/2021Posted 6D ago

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The Payette School District has the following opening for the 2021-2022 school year:Dean of Students – Payette High SchoolQUALIFICATIONS• Idaho Administrator Certificate preferred• Minimum experience as determined by the Board• Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills• Able to work under pressure and deadlines• Maintain confidentialityJOB SUMMARYThe Dean of Students (“Dean”) is primarily responsible for student support and to help students overcome problems that impede learning and assisting them in making educational, occupational, and life plans. Secondarily, they are responsible for assisting in student academic scheduling and planning, and student attendance issues.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY TOBuilding PrincipalJOB SUMMARYTo provide students with a daily and ongoing instructional program that will deliver the best possible academic knowledge and skills. To help pupils to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for continued education according to the guidelines outlined in each student’s Individual Education Plan.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1. The Dean plans and implements preventive disciplinary measures through changes in programming, counseling, home visits, schedule changes, behavioral plans, etc.2. The Dean organizes and coordinated academic and behavioral response to intervention programs for students3. The Dean maintains disciplinary files and exercises appropriate leadership in processing student behavioral problems including accurate record-keeping of infractions as well as communication with parent and staff4. Assist when requested with follow-up on students that are below grade level/failing with weekly progress reports5. The Dean assists in making necessary updates to the student handbook6. Assist in the resolution of school-related problems7. The Dean assists in the planning and implementation of the school’s emergency preparedness programCurriculum, Instruction, and Contact with Students1. Assist the Building Principal in supervising the school’s educational program and teaching process and monitor the delivery of the instructional program2. Be responsible for overseeing the scheduling of students into classes, establishing the schedule of class offerings, and maintaining a balance of student loads in each class3. Assume responsibility for the attendance, conduct, and health of the students4. Greet students in a friendly and dependable manner during their morning arrival whenever possible5. Supervise the dismissal of students at the end of the school day6. Interact appropriately with students during the school day7. Maintain high standards of student conduct and enforce the district’s discipline policy in accordance with the students' rights to due process, keep records of any disciplinary action and perform follow-up communication with students’ parents, teachers, and other administrators as needed8. Assist in developing and implementing student handbooks and procedures for proper student conduct9. As directed, participate in the planning and delivery of intervention and referral services for pupils who are having difficulty in their classes and who have not been classified in need of special education10. Provide guidance to individual students and resolve individual behavioral problems11. Attend special events held to recognize student achievement and other school-sponsored activities and functions, and speak with clarity, authority, and appropriate earnestness at such events12. Maintain an active relationship with students and parents based on respect and understanding13. Provide interim assistance to students or parents with urgent needs14. Supervise the reporting and monitoring of student attendance, and work with the Attendance Supervisor for investigative follow-up actions15. Actively pursue all cases of truancy and excessive absences and tardies16. Assist in the preparation of required reports on violence, vandalism, substance abuse, and possession of firearmsOther1. Assist in providing for the safety and administration of the school building and grounds2. Assist in the planning and supervision of activities to promote pupil health and safety3. Shared duties with extra-curricular activities including, but not limited to sports4. Assist with teacher/student and teacher/parent conflicts5. Keep immediate supervisor informed of activities and any issues that may arise6. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by such efforts as attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional journals and other publications7. Adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education Seek assistance should emergencies arise8. Seek assistance should emergencies arise9. Know and follow the school district policy and chain of command10. Perform other duties as assignedCandidates should complete the online Payette School District Certified Application and upload the following:1. An essay, 250 words or less, on what your major strengths are as they apply to the position of which you are making application2. Cover letter3. Resume4. Photocopies of college transcripts5. Photocopy of current Idaho Certification6. Photocopy of Praxis or specified credits that verify highly qualified status7. (3) current letters of recommendationPayette School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Positions are open until filled. All recommendations for hire are tentative offers. Employment is contingent upon board approval, and successful completion of a federal background check and drug-free workplace pre-employment screening (if required for the position). Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.

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Payette School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.