Dean Limited Term (open to WCSD Dean Pool Cndtes. only) See info

Location
Reno, NV, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 12, 2019
Ref
2600025290
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Dean of Students (Elementary)

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Under direction of the principal, serves as assistant instructional leader Incumbent performs related work as required. (Elementary)

EXEMPLARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Supports the vision leadership of the school principal that appropriately involves staff, parents, students, and the community in the identification and accomplishment of the school's mission; recognizes the individual needs of all staff and students, including those who are at risk because of diverse cultures, backgrounds, or abilities; applies effective human relations skills; encourages and develops the leadership of others; analyzes relevant information, makes decisions, delegates responsibility, and provides appropriate support and follow-up; identifies and creatively coordinates the use of available human, material, and financial resources to achieve the school's mission and goals; bonds the school community through shared values and beliefs; initiates and manages constructive change; advances the profession through participation as a member of local, state, and national professional groups.

Articulates beliefs persuasively, effectively defends decisions, explains innovations, and behaves in ways that are congruent with these beliefs and decisions; demonstrates skills in nonverbal communication, including impact of professional demeanor, to communicate a positive image of the school; exemplifies the behavior expected of others; keeps communication flowing to and from the school; communicates effectively with the various constituencies within the school community.

Involves staff, parents, students and the community in setting goals; identifies--in collaboration with staff, parents, and students--the decision-making procedures the school will follow; applies the process of consensus building both as a leader and as a member of a group.

Demonstrates knowledge of curriculum, instruction and assessment and their relationship to program goals and objectives; encourage students and staff to participate in co-curriculum activities that enhance and complement what is learned in the classroom.

Regularly observes the teaching methods and strategies being used and ensures that they are varied and effective; applies principles of teaching and learning for both children and adults; articulates effective classroom management and planning processes. The Dean of students acts as an instructional support resource for staff.

Sets high expectations for students, staff, parents, and self; helps teachers understand and apply teaching styles that complement the varied learning styles of students; encourages students and staff alike to set high personal goals and offers encouragement and support in the achievement of those goals; involves others in designing staff development programs that match the goals of the school with needs of the participants; encourages staff participation in professional development activities; engages in continuing personal and professional development.

Uses a variety of techniques and strategies to assess student performance and progress toward the achievement of curriculum goals, and the effectiveness of the overall instructional program; be proficient with data management systems and possess the ability to analyze student achievement data; demonstrates an understanding MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support)

Fosters constructive suggestions from students, staff, parents, and the community for improving the school's program; applies effective observation and conferencing skills; inspires teachers at all levels of skill and experience to acquire new competencies and experiences.

Uses collaborative strategic planning to help identify and accomplish the school's mission, goals and objectives; recruits, selects, assigns, and organizes staff in such a way as to assure the greatest potential for the accomplishment of the school's mission; facilities the identification, training, and monitoring of the staff to insure effective support in accomplishing the strategic plan of the district; attracts volunteers and provides them effective training and meaningful assignments; provides a safe, orderly climate for learning; manages the operation and maintenance of the physical plant.

Is aware of and subject to appropriate laws of the State of Nevada, and the regulations of the district and the Nevada Department of Education. Deans are responsible for other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Education/Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:

  • Education: A Bachelor's Degree in teaching or a related field-required. A Master's Degree in School Administration or currently enrolled in an administrative credential program-highly desired;

  • AND
  • Experience: Five (5) years teaching experience with one (1) year of site/district/educational leadership in the last five years;

  • AND
  • Highly Effective/Effective or Satisfactory evaluations in the last five (5) years.


  • Knowledge of : Child development at all ages and human relations, especially with respect to other school district personnel such as teachers, counselors, coordinators and school district administrators in the fields of curriculum, personnel and business; the problems of parents and community leaders and be willing to cooperate with them; modern instructional techniques and competence in elementary school curriculum areas; the vertical structure of the courses of study in the District and the importance of articulation in these areas; principles and practices of school administration, including, teaching methods and techniques, program development, applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances and policies; human resources development; school law; conflict resolution; public relations; principles of effective management, staff supervision and administration.

    Skill at : Planning, organizing, assigning and coordinating the activities of a professional and support staff; presenting ideas effectively, verbally and in writing; dealing constructively with conflict and developing consensus; selecting, dealing effectively with people within the community; team building; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; working with people, staff supervision and administration.

    Licenses/Certificates : School Administrators License highly recommended and desired. Proper endorsement is necessary for commencement of a contract.

    THIS JOB SPECIFICATION SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED TO IMPLY THAT THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE THE EXCLUSIVE STANDARDS OF THE POSITION. INCUMBENTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS, AND TO PERFORM ANY OTHER RELATED DUTIES AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THEIR SUPERVISOR.

    The Washoe County School District is committed to providing a safe and respectful learning and working environment for all students, staff, and visitors. The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, and/or discrimination based on an individual's actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veterans or military status, marital status, disability or the presence of any sensory, physical or mental handicap in any of its educational programs/activities and employment, or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The District prohibits discrimination against any youth group listed in Title 36, as a patriotic society, (i.e. Boy Scouts of America) from access to public school facilities use.

    School Leader Hiring

    Dean of Students (Secondary)

    SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

    Under direction of the principal, serves as assistant instructional leader Incumbent performs related work as required. (Secondary)

    EXEMPLARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

    Supports the vision leadership of the school principal that appropriately involves staff, parents, students, and the community in the identification and accomplishment of the school's mission; recognizes the individual needs of all staff and students, including those who are at risk because of diverse cultures, backgrounds, or abilities; applies effective human relations skills; encourages and develops the leadership of others; analyzes relevant information, makes decisions, delegates responsibility, and provides appropriate support and follow-up; identifies and creatively coordinates the use of available human, material, and financial resources to achieve the school's mission and goals; bonds the school community through shared values and beliefs; initiates and manages constructive change; advances the profession through participation as a member of local, state, and national professional groups.

    Articulates beliefs persuasively, effectively defends decisions, explains innovations, and behaves in ways that are congruent with these beliefs and decisions; demonstrates skills in nonverbal communication, including impact of professional demeanor, to communicate a positive image of the school; exemplifies the behavior expected of others; keeps communication flowing to and from the school; communicates effectively with the various constituencies within the school community.

    Involves staff, parents, students and the community in setting goals; identifies--in collaboration with staff, parents, and students--the decision-making procedures the school will follow; applies the process of consensus building both as a leader and as a member of a group.

    Demonstrates knowledge of curriculum, instruction and assessment and their relationship to program goals and objectives; encourage students and staff to participate in co-curriculum activities that enhance and complement what is learned in the classroom.

    Regularly observes the teaching methods and strategies being used and ensures that they are varied and effective; applies principles of teaching and learning for both children and adults; articulates effective classroom management and planning processes. The Dean of students acts as an instructional support resource for staff.

    Sets high expectations for students, staff, parents, and self; helps teachers understand and apply teaching styles that complement the varied learning styles of students; encourages students and staff alike to set high personal goals and offers encouragement and support in the achievement of those goals; involves others in designing staff development programs that match the goals of the school with needs of the participants; encourages staff participation in professional development activities; engages in continuing personal and professional development.

    Uses a variety of techniques and strategies to assess student performance and progress toward the achievement of curriculum goals, and the effectiveness of the overall instructional program; be proficient with data management systems and possess the ability to analyze student achievement data; demonstrates an understanding MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support)

    Fosters constructive suggestions from students, staff, parents, and the community for improving the school's program; applies effective observation and conferencing skills; inspires teachers at all levels of skill and experience to acquire new competencies and experiences.

    Uses collaborative strategic planning to help identify and accomplish the school's mission, goals and objectives; recruits, selects, assigns, and organizes staff in such a way as to assure the greatest potential for the accomplishment of the school's mission; facilities the identification, training, and monitoring of the staff to insure effective support in accomplishing the strategic plan of the district; attracts volunteers and provides them effective training and meaningful assignments; provides a safe, orderly climate for learning; manages the operation and maintenance of the physical plant.

    Is aware of and subject to appropriate laws of the State of Nevada, and the regulations of the district and the Nevada Department of Education. Deans are responsible for other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

    EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

    Education/Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:
  • Education: A Bachelor's Degree in teaching or a related field-required. A Master's Degree in School Administration or currently enrolled in an administrative credential program-highly desired;

  • AND
  • Experience: Five (5) years teaching experience with one (1) year of ite/district/educational leadership in the last five years;

  • AND
  • Highly Effective/Effective or Satisfactory evaluations in the last five (5) years.

  • Knowledge of : Child development at all ages and human relations, especially with respect to other school district personnel such as teachers, counselors, coordinators and school district administrators in the fields of curriculum, personnel and business; the problems of parents and community leaders and be willing to cooperate with them; modern instructional techniques and competence in elementary school curriculum areas; the vertical structure of the courses of study in the District and the importance of articulation in these areas; principles and practices of school administration, including, teaching methods and techniques, program development, applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances and policies; human resources development; school law; conflict resolution; public relations; principles of effective management, staff supervision and administration.

    Skill at : Planning, organizing, assigning and coordinating the activities of a professional and support staff; presenting ideas effectively, verbally and in writing; dealing constructively with conflict and developing consensus; selecting, dealing effectively with people within the community; team building; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; working with people, staff supervision and administration.

    Licenses/Certificates : School Administrators License highly recommended and desired. Proper endorsement is necessary for commencement of a contract.

    THIS JOB SPECIFICATION SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED TO IMPLY THAT THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE THE EXCLUSIVE STANDARDS OF THE POSITION. INCUMBENTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS, AND TO PERFORM ANY OTHER RELATED DUTIES AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THEIR SUPERVISOR.

    The Washoe County School District is committed to providing a safe and respectful learning and working environment for all students, staff, and visitors. The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, and/or discrimination based on an individual's actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veterans or military status, marital status, disability or the presence of any sensory, physical or mental handicap in any of its educational programs/activities and employment, or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The District prohibits discrimination against any youth group listed in Title 36, as a patriotic society, (i.e. Boy Scouts of America) from access to public school facilities use.

    Salary:
    Teacher's Salary Schedule

    Salaries are subject to adjustment and may increase and decrease each fiscal year.


    Internal Job Number: 2019-20-C1901452

    Additional Job Information:
    This is a Limited Term position ending June 2022. At the conclusion of this position, the incumbent will be eligible to participate in the exclusive transfer process and overage process in accordance with the certified negotiated agreement.

    Only eligible Dean Pool Candidates can apply for an open Dean position. New Dean pool candidates may be invited to interview by the Principal. For more information about the Dean hiring process please go to:

    http://www.washoeschools.net/Page/616

    The Washoe County School District pays an additional legislatively-designated amount to the Public Employees Retirement System on behalf of the employee for retirement benefits. No retirement contribution is made by the employee.

    New employees will be fingerprinted upon hire and will have $55.00 deducted from their first paycheck to help defray the cost of fingerprinting. Fingerprint fees are subject to change.Please be advised there is a 90-day waiting period for insurance benefits.

    Benefits are paid by employees at a prorated percent for those working less than full time.

    Any applicant who would like to request a reasonable accommodation in any step of the selection process should contact the Human Resources at (775) 348-0321 or email Teach@washoeschools.net.