All Other Positions - KIPP St. Louis
Position: All Other Positions
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Job Title: Assistant Dean of Students
Job Location: KIPP St. Louis
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Aug 11, 2019**
District: KIPP St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 314-865-2535
Job Description:
Position type: Full time, exempt
Primary Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Dean of Students to establish a positive, structured, achievement-oriented, and creative school culture
  • Support teachers to hold all students to high and consistent behavioral expectations
  • At the direction of the Dean of Students, assist staff with dealing with behavioral crisis-intervention and acute behavioral issues
  • Assist the Dean of Students in the effective creation and implementation of individual behavior plans
  • Assign consequences to students not meeting behavioral expectations in classrooms and the student support office.
  • Reinforce consequences assigned to students not meeting behavioral expectations by teachers and other staff
  • Support the Dean of Students’ efforts to ensure all students have excellent attendance and arrive at school on time, and works aggressively with students and parents to ensure excellent attendance
  • Complete home visits, both in the summer, and during the school year, to highlight the responsibilities of parents, teachers, and students
  • Assist with homework collection in the morning, and helps ensure homework is delivered to staff from students appropriately and accurately
  • Support the Dean of Students’ efforts to ensure that the physical environment of the school reinforces school culture and facilitates student achievement
  • Be highly present and visible during school hours, relentlessly ensuring the school has an exceptional school culture
  • Proactively circulate throughout classrooms and hallways during the day, to gain valuable context on student behavior and help support positive school culture
  • Assist with monitoring behavioral pull-out and in-school suspensions
  • Model the school's values and the standard for professional behavior
  • Assist with  breakfast, lunch, in-between class transitions, enrichment/specials classes, and dismissal, making sure students are always where they are supposed to be and ensuring a professional school culture at these times
  • Manage afterschool detention as assigned by the Dean of Students.
  • Keep accurate student discipline records, documenting all conferences, suspensions, and phone calls for behavior
  • Communicate regularly about the progress of students with parents, teachers and other stakeholders such as school leaders and counselors
  • Support the Dean of Students as needed with executing consequences or other follow up actions related to scholar behavior on the school bus to ensure students are exemplary bus riders to and from school
Additional Duties
  • Participate as an active member of the school-based Student Support Team
  • Be trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention and utilize skills/techniques learned in the training as appropriate
  • Assist the Dean of Students in supporting excellence in all classrooms
  • Attend weekly 1:1s with Dean of Students
  • Help students process their behavioral choices, set individual goals, and plan follow-up  actions to improve their behavior or demonstrate growth on their character report card
  • Facilitate restorative conversations between students and teachers as determined appropriate by the School Leader
What you should have...
  • BS/BA degree (required)
  • Teacher experience preferred
  • Experience working with students with diverse backgrounds and needs
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to accept and implement professional feedback
  • Ability to remain calm and collected in stressful situations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Training in behavioral management techniques
At KIPP St. Louis we take care of our employees. We provide competitive salaries, and a full slate of benefits including $0 deductible medical coverage, dental, vision, and, life insurance, short term disability and an optional 403b as a supplement to our retirement pension program. Perks include a laptop computer, eligibility for yearly performance-based bonuses, and a plethora of professional development opportunities.

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