Pine Crest School
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Grades PK- 12 (Fort Lauderdale)/ PK-8 (Boca Raton) with 2683 students

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Assistant Head of Upper School & Dean of Students
Essential Job Functions 
  • Support the School’s mission and the philosophy of the department and adhere to School policies and procedures, including but not limited to what is outlined in the Faculty and Staff Employee Handbook
  • Work with the Division Head to develop and manage social policies, behavioral expectations, strategic leadership, protocols, and practices that support student development, learning, health, and safety
  • Serve as the chairperson of the Conduct Review Committee and Honor Court 
  • Observe and evaluate teacher effectiveness under the direction of the Division Head
  • Supervise and evaluate the effectiveness of the Upper School Proctors
  • Provide direct supervision and support to the Attendance Officer
  • Ensure the integrity of Study Hall assignments according to the Upper School Handbook
  • Serve as the Division liaison to the security and transportation departments, providing the necessary materials to account for students, faculty and staff during a safety drill or event
  • Oversee the student travel readiness checklist and permission forms, working closely with the Dean of Student Services and Health Office
  • Serve as Division liaison regarding changes in uniform and dress code (i.e. Cold Weather Days)
  • Work collaboratively with the Dean of Student Life to develop and revise the assessment calendar and midterm/final exam schedules
  • Maintain a procedure for student locker assignment, lock distribution and ensuring appropriate use of the locker
  • Actively participate in the faculty recruitment and retention programs (T.E.A.M.)
  • Oversee the make-up testing procedures, including working with proctors and teachers to ensure clear communication regarding teacher expectations
  • Assist with morning drop-off in the parking garage and/or Upper School parking lot
  • Serve as a liaison to the Athletics department as it pertains to student-athlete eligibility, attendance, transportation and other issues as they arise
  • Serve as an administrative presence at school events (i.e. athletic competitions, art performances, weekend events, etc.)
  • Stay current on pedagogical and curricular trends by taking an active role in professional activities and attending relevant professional meetings and conferences
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Department Supervisor or their designee
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree with a concentration in School Leadership preferred
Experience and Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience teaching preferred
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a leadership position preferred

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