The Academy of the Holy Cross is accepting resumes for a Dean of Students.
the Academy of the Holy Cross, a Catholic college preparatory school sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross since 1868, is dedicated to educating young women in a Christ-centered community that values diversity. The Academy is committed to developing young women of courage, compassion and scholarship who responsibly embrace the social, spiritual, and intellectual challenges of the world.
All faculty and staff must demonstrate a commitment to the Core Values of the Academy: community, Catholic identity, academic excellence, educating the whole person, tradition, diversity, leadership, single-sex education, environment and communication.
The Dean of Students is capable of supporting an environment that fosters student growth in a patient, understanding, and compassionate environment. This individual must be able to incorporate skills and techniques consistent with the best practices in the development, administration, and the communication of policies, procedures and guidelines pertaining to discipline, conduct, and attendance. The Dean of Students assists in the creation of safe, supportive and effective learning environment through the enforcement of discipline expectations, conducting safety and emergency drills, and supervision of students and student activities. The Dean will track behavioral patterns and report to the Administration and families.
The Dean of Students must know students as individuals to ensure the development and fostering of community connections that enhance the educational experience of each student. The Dean is expected to serve as a role model and actively uphold the school's values of courage, compassion and scholarship. Individuals with an interest in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work are encouraged to apply.
Serves as a member of the Administrative Team
Serves as a member of the Academic Council
Enforces policies and expectations of student behavior
Centers Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in all aspects of student life
Monitor student attendance, tardiness, and disciplinary records and communicate concerns to the families and Administration
Plans and conducts emergency drills and action plans
Leads the design and implementation of the Advisory program in collaboration with the Administration to ensure the social and emotional growth and development while addressing students' needs
Manages Student Advisory Boards (Social Justice and Anti-Racism, Health and Wellness and Physical Wellness) and their monthly programming
Assists in the scheduling of Daily Chapel activities
Oversees the administration of Saturday detentions
Assists the Director of Student Activities to oversee and coordinate all co-curricular, extracurricular and class activities
Creates and distributes weekly academic and Advisory calendars
Collaborates with Student Council Moderator
Serves as liaison to the Fathers and Friends Club
Responsive for the planning and execution of student events, including dances and Prom, Ring Ceremony and graduation practice
Other duties as assigned
Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience with progressively responsible roles in a school's life
Master's Degree in Administration, Education or related field is desirable
Teaching experience at the secondary level, preferably in Catholic education
Training and experience in Restorative Justice and social-emotional learning preferred
Understanding of single-sex education
Administrative or supervisory experience is a plus
Ability to communicate effectively in speech and writing
Ability and willingness to plan and organize materials and resources
Ability to work in partnership with parents, staff, students and the community to provide student-centered learning
Flexibility in dealing with changing schedules and situations
Must be comfortable teaching students in an all-girls Catholic School