Dean of Students

Mclean, VA
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Full Time
BASIS Independent McLean is seeking qualified candidates for a Dean of Students for the 2017/2018 school year!The Dean of Students helps lead the efforts to build and maintain a strong, positive achievement oriented school culture. The Dean of Students manages the behavior programs for the school and models how to establish strong, mutually respectful relationships with students and families. This position is a visible presence in all areas of the school and is responsible for all issues relating to the well-being of the students during their time at the school.Primary Responsibilities:Supports teachers to resolve differences in communication with parents and studentsOrganizes students arrival and dismissalOrganizes and reviews results of assessment of numeracy and reading comprehension and problem solving skills for any new student, state required assessments, Comprehensive or Curriculum Gains BASIS program(In relevant grades) Reviews results of PSAT, SAT and ACT and state required assessmentsReviews Progress Reports, Mid-semester reportsOrganizes and executes student academic and behavior supportManages Teaching Fellows assigned to designated gradesMaintains student discipline and follows through with documentationCoordinates the planning and preparation for new student orientationCommunicates and meets with parents regarding student performance and/or conductParticipates in the development of academic and student schedulesParticipates in the planning and execution of standardized assessmentsSupports teachers in building positive relationships with parentsCoordinates student academic support interventionsParticipates in all faculty and staff meetingsKey Competencies:Strong belief in and adherence to the BASIS.ed modelRelationship building skillsAbility to effectively analyze data to improve student achievementExcellent oral and written communication skillsAbility to exercise excellent judgment and decision makingExcellent problem solving and negotiating skillsAbility to work independently with diverse constituents while maintain high professional standardsExemplary organizational skills; ability to establish and manage multiple priorities; ability to work under pressureOutstanding attention to detail and accuracyPatience, flexibility and a sense of humorEducation and Experience:Bachelors required, Master's preferred3-5 years' experience in a school setting, preferably charter or independentAdditional Job Information:Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS.ed offers a comprehensive benefits package.Note: BASIS (collectively, BASIS.ed, BASIS Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public Charter School, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BASIS Independent Schools, LLC, BASIS Global LLC, and BASIS Educational Ventures, LLC), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment are recruited, hired and assigned without discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status or any other classification protected by law. BASIS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment. For additional information, please visit our Careers website at