Dean of Instruction

Brenham ISD
Brenham, TX, US

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Administrator, Principal
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Position Type:
Student Support Services

Date Posted:

Brenham Junior High School


Position Title: Dean of instruction

Reports To: Campus Principal

Date Revised: May 2022

Primary Purpose: Responsible for overseeing the academic program, under the direction of the campus principal, ensuring sound implementation of curriculum and staff development to improve student achievement.


    Master's degree in educational administration

    Valid Texas principal or other appropriate certificate

    ESL Certification is required during 1st year if it has not already been obtained.

    Certified Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) appraiser
Special Knowledge/Skills:
    Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction

    Ability to evaluate instructional programs and teaching effectiveness

    Ability to manage budget and personnel

    Ability to implement policy and procedures

    Working knowledge of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

    Ability to interpret data

    Excellent organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Management
    Assist the school principal with the overall administration of the instructional program at the campus level and coordinate assigned student activities and services.

    Provide leadership in the identification, evaluation, and selection of instructional programs, resources, and equipment for increased student achievement.

    Facilitate improved student performance through the professional growth of teachers and staff as measured by course work and assessment data.

    Provide quality instructional support and feedback on the instructional effectiveness of the campus.

    Work with the principal to develop and implement the master schedule.

    Assist in designing and providing professional development based on data analysis and campus needs.

    Meet regularly with academic department heads and assistant principals to ensure vertical and horizontal alignment of curriculum.

    Manage Response to Intervention (RTI) programs including assisting with the identification of at-risk students and coordinating early intervention strategies.
School Improvement
    Plan and coordinate tutorials, interventions, additional support and resources, and other instructional programs for students in need of assistance.

    Facilitate and assist with the development of an effective campus improvement plan based on student needs.

    Ensure that student progress is evaluated on a regular, systematic basis and that the findings are used to make instructional programs and services more effective.
School and Community Relations
    Conduct conferences with parents, students, and teachers.

    Increase awareness of the school's guidelines and expectations for student learning and achievement among students, staff, and parents.
    Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
    Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of assigned staff including teachers, paraprofessionals, and custodians.
Working Conditions:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals.

Posture: Frequent sitting and standing; occasional bending/stooping, pushing, pulling, and twisting

Motion: Repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching

Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); occasional physical restraint of students to control behavior

Environment: May work prolonged or irregular hours; work inside and outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather), exposure to noise; occasional districtwide and statewide travel

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

Minimum Daily Rate: $335.05
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