Job: Elementary Dean of Students

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Job Description


Job Number:2017-2235

Elementary Dean of Students
Bow Lake Elementary

FTE: 1.000
Hours Per Day: 7.00
Position Type: Continuing

Start Time:
End Time:

Salary: $45,518.00 - $88,792.00

Closing Date: Open Until Filled - To be considered for this position, please submit a
completed online application and upload required documents on or before
this date.

Additional Information: This position is for a Dean of Students at Bow Lake Elementary School.

JOB TITLE: DEAN OF STUDENTS

GROUP: HEA

WORK DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR
: 180

FLSA STATUS
Exempt
Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement

SUMMARY: The Dean of Students assists in providing a school environment that promotes the development of
each student by assisting the administrative team with school safety, student discipline, and enforcement of
attendance laws and policies.

CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of
Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center in Washington State. Starting in
the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining the
community’s bold goals and big dreams for its children. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public
Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenship.

The collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community’s deep belief that Highline
students are capable of reaching the plan’s ambitious goals and is driven by students’ aspirations for their future.

The instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and
organizational practices:

* Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instruction. High-quality instruction for all students.
* Results-focused professional learning and collaboration. Investing in our people so they continuously fine-tune

their craft and grow in their profession.
* Strong partnerships with families and community. Schools can’t do it alone. We are better when students,

families, community and educators work hand-in-hand.
* A culturally responsive organization. Our diversity is a strength and an asset. We are committed to equity,

excellent service for all, and continuous improvement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not
exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also
be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.

* Process student discipline referrals in a timely manner.
* Assist administrative team with campus and event supervision.
* Monitor student attendance.
* Make home contacts to families of truant students.
* Assist school and District staff with BECCA enforcement and follow-up.
* Work with individual students and families to develop appropriate behavior expectations.
* Other related duties as assigned by Principal.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Current Washington State Teaching Certificate with appropriate grade-level endorsement
Three years teaching experience

JOB DESCRIPTION: DEAN OF STUDENTS

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS::
Administrative Certificate
Bilingual

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Criminal background clearance

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Washington State Law related to schools
Collaborative leadership and team building
Behavior Management
Data driven decision-making
School board policies and procedures

ABILITY TO:
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Operate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related software
Maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups in a multicultural and diverse community
Demonstrate a service oriented work standard - reaching out to the community
Demonstrate self-start leadership with consistency
Able to work independently
Exemplify a commitment to personal growth, learning, and application
Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Administrator or designee

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is
required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is
occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and
occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works
near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee must deal with
angry and upset students, parents, and community members. The employee must adjust to frequent
interruptions in their work schedule.

Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include,

and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.

JOB DESCRIPTION: DEAN OF STUDENTS

CLASSIFICATION HISTORY
Updated to reword the certification requirements, 2017.05.18
Updated to include EEOC statement, 2017.05.05
Transferred to new format by Human Resources, 2014.05.13
Updated by Human Resources to add district introduction, 2013.10.07
Updated format by Human Resources, 05/2010
Revised to add administrative certificate requirement, 4/04
Created by Human Resources, 7/02 for Tyee HS

Highline Public Schools, District #401, complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in
admission, access, treatment, or employment in education programs or hiring practices on the basis of race, creed,
religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status,
honorably-discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the
use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. This holds true for all students who are
interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular activities. Any person having inquiries
should contact: Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Act
(employees), and Title IX: Chief Talent Officer, 206.631.3121, titleixofficer@highlineschools.org; Civil Rights Act:
Executive Director of Student Support and Family Engagement, 206.631.3100, 206.631.3100,
civilrightscoordinator@highlineschools.org; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act- Director of Health and Social
Services, 206.631.3011, 504coordinator@highlineschools.org

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