Dean of Students

Dallas, TX, US; Fort Worth, TX, US
Jun 11, 2021
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Position: Dean of Student Culture
Department/Campus: Campus
Reports to: Principal
FLSA Status: Exempt Role/ Salary Band: Band 4
Job Type : Full Time
Work Hours / Days: Normal School hours / 215 days

Responsible for assisting the principal to provide the cultural and administrative leadership necessary for addressing studen t safety and well-being, social-emotional learning, school discipline, and overall school effectiveness to create a strong culture for learning

• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
• Minimum 2 years of teaching experience in PK- 12 setting
• Master's Degree (preferred)

• Understands and supports the mission, vision and values of Harmony Public Schools.
• O btains Danielson certification within 3 months of the first day in the assignment
• Serves as the member of the Instructional Leadership Team (ILT) at the assigned school in implementing instruction al practices that include: - Leading and facilitating a learning culture among teachers and staff - Leading and facilitating campus wide data meetings - Observing and overseeing team data meetings - Conducting annual formal teacher observations and walkthroughs - U sing observation- feedback cycles to provide ongoing coaching to teachers - Planning and co- facilitating campus professional learning (PL) meetings - Planning with PLC leaders - Modeling implementation of key Arc of the Year instructional techniques - Creating a nd implementing campus improvement plan (CIP) - Supporting teachers in microcredential progress - Providing periodic feedback to district and network leadership teams about instructional programs - Creating and collecting implementation artifacts for bright spots
• Develops guidelines for proper student conduct and implementing disciplinary procedures and policies that ensure a safe and orderly environment at the assigned school
• Establishes clear expectations, systems and routines for behaviors, includin g social and emotional supports
• Leads strategies to proactively provide and coordinate student support services
• Supervises teacher classroom management.
• Trains staff on student code of conduct and implementation of discipline.
• Develops and implements teach er orientations.
• Maintains records of disciplinary actions taken to ensure that the student code of conduct is administered properly.
• Communicates with parents and key stakeholders regarding student discipline and safety.
• Maintains a safe and orderly schoo l environment.
• Monitors the school ground actively for safety checks.
• Monitors student attendance and truancy, recruitment, enrollment, and retention activities
• Assists in recruiting, selecting, and retaining highly effective teachers and staff
• Oversees th e work of assigned support staff and conducts their performance appraisals
• Establishes and implements a plan for social- emotional learning across the school aligned with HPS priorities
• Leads Character School application and designation process at the state and national level
• Establishes a professional rapport with students, parents, staff, and community
• Uses appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement
• Attends meetings, conferences, and workshops.
• Models personal commitment to developing self and others
• Displays the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents and school personnel.
• Performs other duties as assigned. Job Descriptions - Human Resources Department

• Thorough knowledge of classroom management, school culture, social- emotional learning programs, district policies and procedures
• Ability to receive, internalize, and implement feedback from multiple sources
• Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the district.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internal and external to the district.
• Ability to use computer including software, database used by the district, s preadsheet and word processing software, calculator, copy machine and telephone.
• Ability to analyze data and generate reports.
• Ability to use effective interview techniques, effective public speaking skills, and problem- solving skills

• Light Work: may require occasional light lifting.
• Nights and weekend activities will be occasionally required.
• Position is in office setting and may involve prolonged work at a desk in one location.
• Moderate travel is required.

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