Scheck Hillel Community School
North Miami Beach, FL
www.ehillel.org
Grades PKT - 12 with over 1200 students

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The Dean of Students reports to the Middle and High School Division Directors (or designee) and is responsible for all issues relating to the well- being of the students during their attendance at the school.
 
Responsibilities
  • Supervise student discipline and attendance issues.
  • Schedule parent/teacher conferences in relation to discipline/attendance issues and maintain appropriate records. 
  • Counsels students when necessary.
  • Demonstrates the Scheck Hillel values both implicitly and explicitly: Kavod (respect), Emet (truth), Chessed (kindness), Shalom (peace) and Ruach (spirit)
  • Student/Parent advocate.
  • Develops proactive programs to improve student behaviors, culture and interactions
  • Assist in scheduling special programs and gatherings with the school administration and office of student life as related to establishing norms for expected behavior.
  • Keeps the Division Directors fully informed on student issues and all other relevant matters pertaining to school life. 
  • Support the school and its leadership. 
  • Investigates hardship, neglect, and suspected child abuse cases. 
  • Initiates referrals to community resources (e.g., court systems, law enforcement, health care facilities, child welfare services, etc.). 
  • Participates in parent conferences and IEP meetings as requested. 
  • Creates a positive school culture by coaching faculty on how to manage behaviors through high quality instruction, strong relationships, clear expectations and positive classroom cultures.
  • Helps supervise students as directed (e.g., arrivals/departures, parking lots, lunch periods, hall duty, extracurricular programs, etc.). 
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records. Submits reports on time. Maintains discipline records for the maximum period mandated by law and/or board policy. 
  • Takes precautions to ensure staff/student safety. Watch student behaviors that may indicate a problem (e.g., profanity, teasing, bullying, distress, etc.) 
  • Intervenes and works with staff to eliminate unacceptable behavior. 
  • Organizes family programming, advisory, and outreach initiatives related to the position.
  • Monitors student-led committees and organizations for appropriate behavior.
  • Organizes student achievement recognition programs.
  • Coordinates AP, MAP, mid-term, and final exam schedules
  • Participates in professional growth opportunities as appropriate. 
  • Strives to develop rapport and serve as a positive role model for others (students and faculty). 
  • Performs other specific job-related duties as directed by the Division Directors, CAO, and Head of School.
Qualifications
  • Extensive experience working with students in a secondary education setting. 
  • Dean of Students or Administrator experience or similar and counseling and/or Special Ed background a plus. 
  • Ability to work with all levels of constituencies (students, parents, Administrators, faculty, staff, Board members). 
  • Must have excellent communication skills, high develop sense of their own emotional intelligence and a keen awareness of others’ emotions, be detail oriented, and have good computer skills including word, excel, database and excellent organizational skills. 
  • Minimum of a bachelor degree in a related field.  Masters preferred.

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