Dean of Students

Scheck Hillel Community School | North Miami Beach, FL, United States

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Posted Date 12/28/2022
Description

Scheck Hillel Community School is a nationally recognized college preparatory and Jewish community school located in North Miami Beach, Florida. Founded in 1971, our well-rounded, rigorous, dual curriculum program serves over 1200 students in PKT through 12th grade. The individualized college preparatory curriculum includes STEM and design, Capstone, College Dual-Enrollment, Arts, Athletics, and service learning.  Our 14-acre campus includes a 115,000 sq. ft. athletic complex with additional academic expansion plans.  

As a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, we attract and retain a diverse faculty and staff who demonstrate professional excellence with an unwavering commitment to delivering an education of unsurpassed quality. As a community school, we understand that our school isn't just about education, it's about the whole child.

Due to internal growth, we are currently accepting resumes for an Middle School Dean of Students to begin summer 2023.  Reporting to the Middle  School Division Director, the Dean of Students is responsible for all issues relating to the well-being of the students during their attendance at the school.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Supervise student discipline and attendance issues.
  • Schedule parent/teacher conferences in relation to discipline/attendance issues and maintain appropriate records. 
  • Counsels students when necessary.
  • Demonstrates the Scheck Hillel values both implicitly and explicitly: Kavod (respect), Emet (truth), Chessed (kindness), Shalom (peace) and Ruach (spirit)
  • Student/Parent advocate.
  • Develops proactive programs to improve student behaviors, culture and interactions
  • Assist in scheduling special programs and gatherings with the school administration and office of student life as related to establishing norms for expected behavior.
  • Keeps the Division Directors fully informed on student issues and all other relevant matters pertaining to school life. 
  • Support the school and its leadership. 
  • Investigates hardship, neglect, and suspected child abuse cases. 
  • Initiates referrals to community resources (e.g., court systems, law enforcement, health care facilities, child welfare services, etc.). 
  • Participates in parent conferences and IEP meetings as requested. 
  • Creates a positive school culture by coaching faculty on how to manage behaviors through high quality instruction, strong relationships, clear expectations and positive classroom cultures.
  • Helps supervise students as directed (e.g., arrivals/departures, parking lots, lunch periods, hall duty, extracurricular programs, etc.). 
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records. Submits reports on time. Maintains discipline records for the maximum period mandated by law and/or board policy. 
  • Takes precautions to ensure staff/student safety. Watch student behaviors that may indicate a problem (e.g., profanity, teasing, bullying, distress, etc.) 
  • Intervenes and works with staff to eliminate unacceptable behavior. 
  • Organizes family programming, advisory, and outreach initiatives related to the position.
  • Monitors student-led committees and organizations for appropriate behavior.
  • Organizes student achievement recognition programs.
  • Coordinates AP, MAP, mid-term, and final exam schedules
  • Participates in professional growth opportunities as appropriate. 
  • Strives to develop rapport and serve as a positive role model for others (students and faculty). 
  • Performs other specific job-related duties as directed by the Division Directors, CAO, and Head of School.

Qualified Applicants will have extensive experience working with students in a secondary education setting.  Dean of Students or Administrator experience or similar and counseling and/or Special Ed background a plus.  Ability to work with all levels of constituencies (students, parents, Administrators, faculty, staff, Board members,).  Must have excellent communication skills, highly developed sense of their own emotional intelligence and a keen awareness of others’ emotions, be detail oriented, and have good computer skills including word, excel, database and excellent organizational skills.  Minimum of a bachelor degree in a related field.  Masters preferred.

We offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes competitive salary, benefits, professional development, opportunity for growth and more. For further consideration, email resumes or visit our website at www.ehillel.org for more information about Scheck Hillel. Scheck Hillel is an equal opportunity employer.

Duration
Full Time
Categories
Education - Other
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Kosher Food Option Available | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Relocation Available | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US

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