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Elementary Dean of Students

Company: DFW Area Application Consortium
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: AdministrationCategory/Recruitment Type: OtherDate Posted: 5/24/2022Location: Faith Family Academy of Oak CliffDistrict: Faith Family Academy ChartersJob Title: Dean of Students Reports To: Campus Principal Primary Purpose: Assist the school principal in regards to the maintenance of discipline and attendance within the school. Qualifications: Education/Certification: Master's degree; Texas principal or other appropriate Texas certificate; Certified Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS)Successful teaching experience; Special Knowledge/Skills: Ability to read, interpret, and explain materials from professional journals and books, including school code and legal documents Ability to make effective presentations Ability to interpret and analyze data Ability to interact effectively with a variety of audiences and individuals Knowledge and implementation of best instructional practices Capacity to supervise others in a fashion that leads to quality performance in a team atmosphere Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Ability to coordinate and oversee campus behavioral supports Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Monitor and ensure teachers, staff and students comply to the student code of conduct such as:All meetings with students and/or parents regarding student discipline must be documented Parents must be contacted by the end of the school day if a student is removed from class for more than half a class period. Referrals for disciplinary infractions other than dress code violations must be documented within 24 hours of referral and action taken. Assists students in establishing high standards of conduct by supporting the District multi-tiered student support system. Properly addresses the improvement of student attendance and disciplineAttendance Committee meetings must be held by the conclusion of each semester to determine the status of any student who has been absent more than the allowable number of days. Provide written notice to a student's parent if the student has been absent from school in accordance to District policy and Texas Education Code. Properly addresses the improvement of teacher attendance and discipline managementMonitor and ensure teachers follow policies and procedures when they are absent. Coordinates with other deans to ensure coverage at all school events at which coverage is necessary. Confers with students and parents on security matters Assists in developing and administering practices dealing with campus control and security Monitor and patrol the building and campus grounds Other job specific responsibilities Encourage and support development of innovative instructional programs, helping staff Facilitate, through the professional growth of teacher and staff, improved student performance as measured by the standardized tests, state accountability and student achievement. Promote a positive, caring climate for learning. Deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds. Communicate effectively with supervisors, parents, students and staff Help principal develop, maintain, and use information systems to maintain and records to track progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators. Assist principal in interviewing, selecting, and orienting new staff. Monitor, develop, and implement effective records management practices. Compile, maintain and file all reports, records, and other documents as required. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education, and the local board policy. Professional Growth and Development Participate in professional development to improve skills related to job assignment and remain current regarding best instructional practices, district policy and initiatives, and state/federal compliance. Articulate the school's mission to community and solicit its support in realizing mission. Demonstrate awareness of school-community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs. Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement. Ensure effective communication with parents and community members about school operations and programs, including overseeing social media communication. Foster collegiality among staff members. Encourage their active involvement in decision-making process. Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: DFW Area Application Consortium, Fort Worth , Elementary Dean of Students, Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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