Casady School seeks an inaugural Upper Division (grades 9-12) Dean of Student Experience. Qualified applicants will have had demonstrated success working as a Dean of Students, coach, and/or teacher.
The Dean of Student Experience will work with others to manage and schedule student responsibilities and activities in such a way that promotes and champions student wellness. These student responsibilities and activities include significant course assignments and due dates, guest speakers, community service opportunities, field trips, class meetings, Advisory meetings, fine arts performances, sporting events, etc.
The Dean of Student Experience will not only offer students positive reinforcement when they do the right things but also discipline students when they make poor choices.Structure:
Reports directly to the UD Director.
Reports as necessary to the Head of School and the Associate Head of School for Academics.
Works closely with the Academic Dean to schedule events.
Works closely with Communications Team to publicize scheduled events.
Communicates regularly with the Associate Dean of Students.Duties and Responsibilities:
- UD Administrative Team (with UD Director, Academic Dean, and Associate Dean of Students)
- UD Admission Committee
- UD Advisory Committee
Maintains a presence in the classroom (e.g. teaches one section and/or coaches one sport).
Attends regularly scheduled meetings with:
- Admin. Team
- UD Department Chairs
- Enrollment Management Committee
- Psychological Services Team (Director of Psychological Services, MD/UD School Counselor, and UD Learning Specialist)
- Casady Parents' Organization Grade Representatives
Meets as necessary with:
- Athletic Director
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator
- UD Director of Student Activities and Service Learning
- Building Monitors
- Class Sponsors
- Student Council Sponsors and/or Student Council
- Club Sponsors and Officers
- Honor and Discipline Committee
Works with the Academic Dean, Athletic Director, Fine Arts Department Chair, and the Director of Student Activities to schedule events and activities.
Coordinates with Fine and Performing Arts staff to plan and attend the annual ISAS Fine Arts Festival.
Coordinates with Athletic Director to ensure administrative presence at SPC championship weekends.
Focuses on students in grades 11 and 12 and works with the Associate Dean of Students, who focuses on students in grades 9 and 10.
Visits classrooms regularly.
Determines consequences for student infractions and ensures that the UD Administrative Assistant keeps accurate records.
Visits with parents, either in person or by phone, when a student has made a poor decision for which there are consequences or when a student seems to be struggling with personal or social issues.
Writes, with input from the UD Admin. Team, a Contract for Success for any student who needs one.
Supervises the UD Administrative Assistant.
Please submit your letter of interest and your CV or résumé to Dr. Jon Powell, Upper Division Director, at email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 2, 2019. Interviews and campus visits will begin as necessary and will continue until this position is filled.
Attends and monitors student behavior at as many evening and weekend events as possible.