Classical Charter Schools

  • Dean

    Job ID 2018-1098
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Category
    Instruction
  • Overview

    Classical Charter Schools is a National Blue Ribbon Award-winning network of charter schools located in the South Bronx. Though our neighborhoods are historically under-served, we provide a world-class, well-rounded education to our scholars through a classical curriculum that includes art, music, Latin, debate and character education.

    Responsibilities

    All our staff members share the undying belief that maximizing student achievement is their primary goal. The Dean of Students is an essential part of the leadership team, responsible for working closely with students, teachers, and parents to maintain a positive school culture that promotes academic and character growth. Reporting to the school director, the Dean of Students is responsible for:

     

    Character Education 

    • Teaching character education in every class once per week
    • Creating grade-appropriate, application-oriented, character education curriculum

    Behavior 

    • Creating clearly defined school-wide procedures for discipline
    • Tracking scholar  behaviors and consequences
    • Intervening when a  scholar is significantly disruptive
    • Communicating with the Special Services team when a scholar with an IEP is suspended
    • Attending Child Study Team meetings
    • Assisting the school psychologist with developing individualized behavior plans

    Professional Development 

    • Observing teachers and providing rigorous and action-oriented feedback on a regular basis
    • Creating  professional development focused on behavioral systems and procedures
    • Ensuring that teachers are reinforcing the pillars and the Character Education teachings
    • Attending Grade Team meetings as needed, based on grade's scholar behavioral trends
    • Culture & Community 
    • Supervising  breakfast, lunch, and dismissal
    • Planning Community Gatherings with a committee of teachers and administrative staff
    • Organizing Family Advisory Council meetings and Parent Academy events
    • Enforcing uniform compliance
    • Participating in holdover conversations at the end of the academic year

    Qualifications

    • Strong classroom management skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Alignment with school's two fold mission: high academic achievement for all scholars and building citizens of impeccable character
    • Demonstrated application of SBCCS core values: Accountability, Innovation, Professionalism, Rigor, Tenacity, Transparency, and Urgency

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