Success Dean

Burien, WA, US
Jun 11, 2019
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Job Number:2019-7283
Success Dean
Highline High School
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Continuing
Start Time:
End Time:
Salary: $56,368.00 - $111,245.00
06/17/2019 - To be considered for this position, please submit a completed
Closing Date:
online application and upload required documents on or before this date.
Additional Information: High School Success Deans work with school leadership, teachers, students,
families, and community partners. Major responsibilities of the Success Dean
include developing, implementing, and monitoring student support services,
reviewing data to identify students in danger of falling off track (with a focus
on 9th grade), supervising AmeriCorps case managers, and planning transition
programs. Additionally, Success Deans participate in a district-wide network to
learn and share best practices.
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: Exempt Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement

The position of Academic and Student Success Coach will support students in excelling both academically and socially. This person works as a liaison between the classroom teacher and the student keeping students on track, checking on progress and solving student challenges. They work collaboratively with school and district staff, students and their families to implement and manage intervention strategies promoting student academic and/or social/emotional skills. The Academic and Student Success Coach will at times interact one-on-one or in small groups to understand and support students. In addition, the Academic and Student Success Coach may support the administrative team by heading up the school's PBIS three tiered systems, coordinate/support teachers with social skills curriculum and reach out to family and community partners to build student culture.

Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and White Center in Washington State. In 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our students. The plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023. The plan's promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for the future they choose. The strategic plan is centered on Our Promise. It includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation. * Equity. We will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success. * Instruction. We will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction. * Relationships. We will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners. * Support. We will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needs.

include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Work closely with school principal and staff to ensure programming aligned to Highline Public Schools strategic plan goals as it applies to student academic and social/emotional success. * Work with school principal and others who will rigorously focus on student needs, including using on-track and academic data to target additional supports. * Ensure a school-based system of proactive and immediate programmatic responses to student needs is in place, including extra learning opportunities for students who struggle academically, and social/emotional supports and programs. * Collect, maintain, and review student data to assess needs and determine appropriate interventions. * Work with individual students, families, and staff to ensure academic success for all students. * Communicate with student's families regarding student progress, behavior and available services to include documentation of service. * Implement/ support an effective attendance program.

ACADEMIC AND STUDENT SUCCESS COACH * Develop rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner. * Facilitate parent engagement by staff, and make some parent contact as needed; facilitate success team home visits as appropriate. * Reach out to family and community partners to build positive student culture. Other Functions * Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and supporting student-learning objectives.


Current WA State Teaching Certificate OR WA State ESA School Counselor OR WA State ESA Psychologist Certificate Two years working directly with children/youth in schools and/or equivalent settings

Three years teaching, counseling, and/or psychologist grade-level appropriate experience Bilingual

Criminal background clearance Valid WA State Driver's License

Service oriented - reaches out to community Washington State Law related to schools Team building strategies Behavior management strategies School board policies and procedures

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Train and provide work direction to classified clerical staff Operate a microcomputer and related software Maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups in a multicultural and diverse community Work collaboratively with school and central office administrators, parents, and community members Demonstrate understanding of and experience with cultural competence Organize activities, set priorities, and follow instructions Self-start leadership with consistency Demonstrate you are child centered - likes students Work independently Committed to personal growth, learning, and application Data driven decision-making Collaborate as a leader and team builder Demonstrate potential as a building principal Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures

Principal or designee Highline Public Schools Academic and Student Success Coach Page 2 of 4


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee must deal with angry and upset students, parents, and community members. The employee must adjust to frequent interruptions in their work schedule. Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee. Classification History Created by Human Resources 2018.05.21 Highline Public Schools, District #401, complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment, or employment in education programs or hiring practices on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular activities. Any person having inquiries should contact: Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Act (employees), and Title IX: Chief Talent Officer, 206.631.3121; Civil Rights Act: Executive Director of Family Highline Public Schools Academic and Student Success Coach Page 3 of 4

ACADEMIC AND STUDENT SUCCESS COACH Engagement and Student Support, 206.631.3100; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act- Director of Health and Social Services, 206.631.3011 Highline Public Schools Academic and Student Success Coach Page 4 of 4