Classical Charter Schools

  • Dean of Students (2019-2020)

    Job ID 2019-1121
    Posted Date 5 months ago(3/25/2019 9:21 AM)
  • Overview

    As one of the highest performing charter networks in New York City, Classical Charter Schools is having a meaningful impact on education in the South Bronx. Recognized as a National Blue Ribbon Award-Winning network, Classical Charter Schools outperforms 85% of New York charters by providing a transformative education through a curriculum that includes art, music, Latin, debate and character education.


    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


    • 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


    • 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 Classical core values: Accountability, Innovation, Professionalism, Rigor, Tenacity, Transparency, and Urgency


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