Dean of Students

Deadline: 
Friday, August 30, 2019
District/Organization: 
Landmark Academy
Position Details: 

Summary/Objective

Landmark Academy must provide an excellent education to all of our students consistent with the mission, vision, and goals of the Academy and with the core values of Summit Management Consulting.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of intervention programs that address the behavior needs of at-risk students.
  • Collaborate with the student(s) teachers and parents regarding the student(s) behavior and corrective action steps.
  • Develops and administers disciplinary procedures in accordance with district policies and state laws; receives referrals and confers with students, parents, teachers, outside agencies and law enforcement; responds to and resolves parent, student and staff concerns and complaints; assists with suspensions as necessary.
  • Supervises students on campus before and after school; monitors students during lunch, recess, between classroom changes, and other activities; instructs students on appropriate behavior, disciplines students in accordance with established guidelines and policies.
  • Responsible to call parents and communicate student behavior, attend meetings as necessary regarding absenteeism and behavior; provides leadership for attendance improvement efforts.
  • Supports the teachers with the challenging student behaviors and works to improve the success of the student(s) in the classroom.
  • Participates in meetings with staff, parents and students to help in focusing on the success of each student and minimizing or eliminating the students behavior.
  • Works with the principal to establish a safe and secure learning environment for all students.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

There is no supervision of other staff members within this position.

 

Competencies

  • Relates to students with mutual respect
  • Plans and organizes work
  • Follow through with directives
  • Strong communication skills and public speaking skills
  • Positive attitude; demonstrates compassion
  • Self motivated; able to accept criticism and grow as a result
  • Results driven
  • Leadership
  • Time management
  • Positive communication skills; able to relate to students, parents, and staff
  • Strong behavior modification skills
  • Classroom management
  • Word, Excel, Power point, Email skills
  • Positive reinforcement skills
  • Punctuality, exemplary attendance
  • Knowledge of and ability to follow federal and state safety regulations
  • Ability to work as a team

 

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

 

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree required and Michigan Teaching Certification in the assigned area as well as pre-service experience, as required for certification.

Email: 
millerg@landmarkacademy.net
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