Dean of Students - Secondary Level - Ferguson-Florissant R-II School District
Position: Dean of Students - Secondary Level
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Dean of Students
Job Location: The Restoration Center
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Ferguson-Florissant R-II School District
Florissant, MO 63033
Telephone: 314-506-9158
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Job Description:
Restoration Center.  Located at 1555 Derhake Road in Florissant, Missouri.  The Restoration Center is committed to challenging students to achieve academic excellence and personal success by providing state-of-the-art instruction and a challenging curriculum within a warm, caring environment in partnership with dedicated parents, staff and community. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The Dean of Students will collect and manage the culture ‘metrics’ of the school that include components of academics, social emotional well-being, and behavior.  The Dean of Students will collect information to inform students and parents of the culture pieces that are being met or not met. The Dean of Students will discuss data with instructional teams to promote, support, celebrate, and improve any and all culture components. The Dean of Students will work collaboratively with parents and students as well as the advisors and teachers to bring resolution to situations in violation of the student expectation code.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
  1. Missouri Administrator credential preferred or demonstrated interest in working towards that credential.
  2. Three years demonstrated successful teaching and/or counseling/student related services experience at the secondary school level preferred.
  3. Ability to support and value the efforts of ongoing cultural community projects and events.
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:
  1. Establish and maintain a positive, safe, and college-going school culture. 
  2. Supervise the consistent and fair administration of school policies regarding student expectation code and discipline. 
  3. Support teachers to create and sustain classroom management systems that ensure a focus on learning and student success.
  4. Oversee the development and implementation of student supports and interventions. 
  5. Maintain systems for collecting, organizing, and tracking data on school culture metrics, including discipline and attendance to make effective decisions. 
  6. Serve as a liaison to parents and facilitate parent education and involvement in support of school culture. 
  7. Facilitate staff professional development related to tiered systems of support (Ci3T).
  8. Organize school events that encourage community connection to and investment in the school culture and student success.
  9. Develop communication systems for advisors in terms of communicating on track needs to students and parents.
  10.  Evaluate students’ academic performance, behavior, and social and emotional development.
  11.  Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of existing behavior management strategies and Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS); make recommendations for improvement, as necessary to principal.
  12.  Work with principal to provide data to train and support advisors in areas such as classroom management, behavior prevention programs, teacher-parent communication, etc.
  13.  Conduct daily observations and plan/execute feedback meetings using the 6 Steps of Effective Feedback.
  14.  Identify clear learning goals for teachers, create and execute on development plans using a range of coaching strategies to improve teacher effectiveness.
  15.  Observe classroom culture and provide on-going, specific, actionable, positive and constructive feedback that ensures teachers can implement the feedback. 
  16.  Serve as administrative designee in cases of severe discipline and communicate directly to principal.
  17.  Ability to effectively supervise building staff in keeping with the staff member’s collective bargaining agreement.
  18.  Required to follow Board policies and keep abreast of updates and changes.
  19.  Performs other duties as assigned.
 
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: 
  1. Incumbents must have successful experience in working with culturally diverse families and communities, or have otherwise demonstrated a commitment to strengthening engagement of a diverse community and skill in communicating with a diverse population.
  2. Missouri Teaching Certificate Required.
  3. Ability to support and value the efforts of ongoing cultural community projects and events.
  4. Skills and ability to serve as an educational leader including the ability to plan, organize, and facilitate staff meetings, planning processes, and cultural community projects and events.
  5. Strong assessment, analytical and diagnostic skills.     
Complete an online application at www.fergflor.org.  

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