Jemicy School, which educates talented and bright college-bound students with dyslexia or other related language-based learning differences, is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Dean of Students and Athletic Director on the Upper School campus for the 2020-2021 school year. This position reports directly to the Upper School Head of School and Upper School Assistant Head of School.
The primary role as Dean of Students is to support and advance the mission and credo of the school, promote and maintain a healthy, vital student community and school climate, and foster strong relationships with families and the extended community. Also, this position will work closely with the administration and faculty to advance student achievement and establish guidelines for student behavior to ensure that all students are maximizing both their academic and social potential. The primary responsibility as Athletic Director is to continue to build and maintain a co-curricular sports program by overseeing all aspects of The Jemicy Upper School Athletic Program. The vision of this program is to provide a balance of recreational and competitive sporting opportunities for both genders while helping teams reach their potential.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitor the effectiveness and refinement of disciplinary policy and procedures (through teacher and administrative feedback).
Offer training and support to faculty in the areas of discipline, classroom management, and student/teacher interventions.
Work closely with the school counselor to provide support for the student population.
Monitor the faculty enforcement of policies and procedures and the performance of assigned duties.
Monitor student behavior, meet with faculty about student behavior, and communicate with parents regularly concerning student behavior.
Assist faculty and parents in developing student behavioral expectations
Assist in developing programs and intervention strategies that promote positive student behavior.
Coordinate the athletic program and initiate the recruitment, selection, supervision, and evaluation of all coaches.
Schedule all Upper School athletic events and maintain the proper and necessary records.
Supervise all home athletic events and act as the host to officials and visiting schools.
Oversee the athletic budget, ensure officials and athletic trainers are scheduled and paid following each event and prepare and administer a detailed operating budget for the athletic program to the Upper School heads.
How to Apply:
Competitive salary and benefits package will be discussed during the hiring process.
To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Rizzel Montgomery, re Upper School Dean of Students/Athletic Director • firstname.lastname@example.org 11 Celadon Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117.
For serious consideration, applicants must apply directly to Jemicy School. The school will not review resumes submitted through public job boards.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in student affairs, counseling, higher education, or a closely related field.
Demonstrated experience and success in working as a member of a school leadership team, community-based organization, or related field.
Effective interpersonal skills in managing and interacting with diverse groups.
Solid presentation & public speaking skills.
Effective time management and executive function skills.
Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.
Possessing an ability to build positive relationships with students, parents, and staff
Demonstrative ability to effectively manage conflict through quality decision-making and effective problem-solving.
Demonstrated ability to handle intense or controversial situations with grace, discretion, and diplomacy.
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, education, social work or closely related field strongly preferred.
Experience in scheduling, developing, planning, and implementing student-centric activities and events.
Experience as an advisor for student clubs and organizations.