Student Dean

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Private School/Employer


Student Dean 

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of a high school principal, to assist the principal in providing leadership and supervision in administering the educational program of a high school in order to promote the educational development and achievement of students in accordance with Board of Education policies, administrative procedures, rules and regulations, and applicable law. Assists school administration in supervision and monitoring of student behavior and related activities. Works with school staff and parents to prevent and resolve student behavior and attendance issues. 

Essential Functions
  • Assists in the development and administration of school programs consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Provides leadership and direction to staff with regard to the ongoing evaluation and improvement of educational programs, including curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • Promotes a school environment that is safe and conducive to individualized instruction, cooperative curriculum development, and student learning.
  • Assists in monitoring student behavior in classes, on buses and at school events (athletics, clubs, dances, and concerts)
  • Assists in the implementation of the school discipline plan to provide a safe and secure environment.
  • Confers with teachers and parents to resolve student behaviors and attendance issues that disrupt the learning process.
  • Provides supervision of students after school hours.
  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of an effective plan to reduce the amount of discipline referrals.
  • Assists the building principal(s) in other areas as deemed necessary.
  • Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence.
  • Assists in ensuring that Board policies and procedures are implemented and followed at the school.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Encourages staff to continue to grow professionally and to experiment with new approaches or strategies to teaching.
  • Supervises departments as assigned.
  • Involves staff in the evaluation of programs and the planning of new programs.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct and attendance conforms with the school's standards and school district policies.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal, Superintendent and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
             Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Work in standard office and school building environments.
                Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.

Use standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copier and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements
Travel to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Qualifications Profile
  • Certification in Adminstration and Supervision
  • Teaching Certification 
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
  • Bachelor's and Masters Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in School Administration or other related educational discipline. 

Extensive successful teaching experience at the High School level, preferably in more than one subject area and grade level.
Successful experience as an administrator in the High School level preferred. 
This is an 11 month position. 

FLSA Status:       Exempt

Posted By

Essex County Schools

P.O. Box 756 , Tappahannock, VA 22560

At the following locations

Essex High School

833 High School Circle , Tappahannock, VA 22560