2018-2019 Dean of Students

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2018-2019 Dean of Students

Posted date
May 16, 2018
School level
Location

Oakland, CA

Employment Type
Full-Time

DEFINITION:
Under the direction of a Head of Schools, organize, coordinate and administer assigned programs and activities related to student discipline, attendance and instruction at an assigned elementary school; assist the Head of School with administrative duties involving
student conduct, curriculum development and school plant operations as assigned; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Plan, organize, coordinate, implement and participate in programs and activities related to the operation of an assigned elementary school, including instruction, student discipline and other programs; enforce applicable State and District codes, policies and laws; administer District and school site discipline policies and safety programs.
*Perform a variety of administrative duties to assist the Head of School in managing the school; assume the duties of the Head of Schools as assigned.
*Assist with supervision and evaluation of the performance of designated certificated and/or classified personnel; assign duties to faculty and staff as appropriate and approved by the Head of Schools to meet school objectives; assist with recruiting, interviewing and selecting new faculty and staff.
*Assist with development and administration of disciplinary procedures in accordance with District policies and State laws; receive referrals and confer with students, parents, teachers and community agencies; respond to and resolve parent, student and staff complaints; serve on discipline or expulsion panels as assigned.
*Supervise students on campus before and after school; monitor students during lunch, recess and other activities; discipline students according to established guidelines.
*Supervise Saturday School
*Establish, coordinate and maintain communication with community and parent groups; attend and conduct a variety of meetings and events; develop correspondence to promote schoolactivities and achievements.
*Assist in monitoring and organizing attendance functions; prepare letters and call parents as needed regarding absent or tardy students.
*Provide direction to a variety of faculty, staff and student programs and services; participate in
informal and formal classroom visitations and observations; provide recommendations and
suggestions as appropriate.
*Prepare and maintain a variety of District, County, State and federally mandated records and reports regarding student attendance, discipline, cumulative records and academic achievement.
*Provide direction to the school's guidance and counseling services, school attendance issues
and plant maintenance; assure programs and services meet established objectives and
requirements.
Assure the health, safety and welfare of students.
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Operate a computer and a variety of office equipment.
*Assist with monitoring the school budget; order supplies as needed; manage student bodyaccounts as assigned.
*Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: Masters degree and four years of elementary classroom teaching experience. Must hold a California Teaching Credential and be eligible to receive a California Administrative Services Credential

Knowledge Of:
*Comprehensive organization, activities, goals and objectives of an assigned elementary
school
*School law administration, applicable sections of the State Education Code and other
applicable laws
*Modern office practices, procedures and equipment
*Instructional standards and faculty requirements
*Board and District policies, procedures and regulations
*Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training
*Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
*Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary
*Oral and written communication skills
*Basic computer operation
*Public speaking techniques

Ability To:
*Organize, coordinate and administer assigned programs and activities related to student
discipline, attendance and instruction at an assigned elementary school
*Assist the Head of Schools with administrative duties involving student conduct, curriculum
development and school plant operations as assigned
*Direct, evaluate and supervise assigned certificated and/or classified staff
*Oversee activities regarding personnel, the physical plant, student services and activities, curriculum and instruction
*Prepare and deliver oral presentations
*Establish, coordinate and maintain communication with community and parent groups
*Assist with the implementation, evaluation and modification of instructional and categorical programs in accordance with applicable laws
*Plan and organize work.
*Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
*Complete work with many interruptions
*Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
*Understand and resolve issues, complaints or problems
*Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures
*Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
*Maintain records and prepare reports
*Monitor students