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SY25 Dean of Students

Employer
Indiana Public Schools
Location
Marion County, IN
Closing date
Feb 14, 2024

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
Overview
Our Dean of Students (DOS) plays a critical role in ensuring all our students are positioned to achieve excellence by supporting them and their behavior. The Dean of Students will work closely with teachers and administrators to build, maintain, and oversee a positive, supportive school culture. Your job is threefold: (1) build authentic relationships with students and families, (2) set clear and consistent expectations for students, (3) limit time spent by students outside of class.
Background on the Organization
Circle City Prep is deeply committed to supporting all students to live up to their power and potential through a rigorous college prep education. Circle City Prep is an elementary school built on research and best practices of high performing charter schools nationwide and is uniquely focused on educating students on the Far Eastside of Indianapolis. We are heading into our 8th year as an organization, adding a 8th grade.
Job Responsibilities
As a Dean of Students, you will:
  • Develop intervention strategies and track student progress, decreasing out of class referrals by 10% quarterly.
  • Build strong relationships with families and scholars and communicate student progress in non-academic areas.
  • Manage a space for students to address non-academic issues and facilitate student success in the classroom.
  • Coach teachers and staff around culture and behavior management best practices.
  • Plan and execute weekly school-wide celebrations, monthly incentive weeks, general PBIS structures and adult culture events.
  • Ensure fidelity of behavior data tracking through Dean's List and Alma.
  • Provide consistent presence in hallways and classrooms, modeling behavior expectations and building warm, joyful culture.
  • Own late pick up scholars, ensuring 100% of scholars get home safely and families meet our dismissal/pick-up expectations.
  • Lead weekly culture walkthroughs that drive towards school-wide priorities.
  • Additional responsibilities as defined.


Requirements
To be considered as a Dean of Students, you must:
  • A Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Have a track record of producing dramatic, demonstrable student achievement gains with a minimum of five years experience in an urban public-school setting.
  • Have the ability to build strong relationships quickly.
  • Be a strong problem solver, able to adapt and execute quickly.
  • Work occasional weekends and evening work hours required.
  • Pass a criminal background check, as required by law.


Sick Time- 40 hours for all employees

Vacation Time- 40 hours for non-year-round employees (teachers, deans), 80 hours for year-round administrators

Flex Time- limited amount within reason for all employees

Less than 2 hours, does not count against sick or vacation time

Parental Leave

Employed less than a year: 3 weeks paid, 9 weeks unpaid

Employed a year or more: 6 weeks paid, 6 weeks unpaid
  • Birth mothers qualify for 6 weeks of paid short term disability


Health

Insurance
Anthem Medical Insurance with 2 plan options
High deductible with HSA option

Low deductible

Up to $200 annual gift card for participating in Anthem Incentive Program

Vision, Dental, and Life benefits through Principal Life Insurance

Optional additional coverage through Aflac

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through LifeServicesEAP provides
free
Mental health sessions

Financial consultation

Legal consultation

And so much more

Retirement

403(b) plan to all full-time salaried employees

3% automatic employer contribution

Vesting

After 1 year - 0%

After 2 years - 50%

After 3 years - 100%

Professional

Development

1-2 weeks during summer institute

Friday early dismissals for 2 hours of weekly PD

Potential for fellowships with Indianapolis Partners

Other

Discounted YMCA membership and no joining fee

Stipends for leading clubs or coaching sports

Short and long term disability 100% employer paid

Daily lunch from our from-scratch kitchen

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