Dean of Students - Secondary Level - One Bright Ray, Inc
Position: Dean of Students - Secondary Level
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Dean of Students
Job Location: One Bright Ray Community High School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: One Bright Ray, Inc
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Telephone: 215-744-6000
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Job Description:
The Mansion Evening Campus is a diploma-granting program designed specifically for adult students who are eager to return to school. Our program is 18+ with no upper age limit, and our classes are held from Monday to Thursday evenings. We support our students by creating a safe learning environment for achievement guided by an inner sense of responsibility to students, families, the community and social development on a world scale.

One Bright Ray CHS: Mansion Evening is accepting resumes for a Fulltime Dean of Students for the current school year. Essential duties are as follows:

Enrollment:
  • Serve as a liaison to the Re-Engagement Center at the School District of Philadelphia (SD) and other partner agencies to accept student referrals and refer students to more appropriate programs.
  • Meet with students to set appropriate academic and personal goals, paying careful attention to situational, dispositional, institutional, and educational barriers.
  • Plan and lead a new student orientation process that familiarizes attendees with academic and behavioral expectations and builds a supportive social network among students.
  • Assist students in obtaining critical documents from local, state, and federal agencies to ensure their timely enrollment in the program.
Retention:
  • Assess students for substance use, physical and emotional functioning, barriers to academic performance, peer issues, and safety.
  • Provide case management services including, but not limited to, referrals to community resources, collaboration with other professionals, and individualized meetings.
  • Coordinate attendance monitoring procedures and interventions, including but not limited to Student Attendance Improvement Plans (SAIP) and informal student attendance meetings.
  • Assist students in developing their ability to advocate for their own needs and desires as they relate to continued school attendance.
Climate and Culture:
  • Utilize restorative practices and other techniques to mediate conflicts between students.
  • Coordinate with teachers and other staff to provide appropriate behavioral interventions for students who require in-class and out-of-class supports.
  • Coordinate student events and incentives, including but not limited to: black-tie formal, senior luncheon, graduation, giveaways and raffles, Zero Day, and honors ceremonies.
Education:
MSW or M.Ed in School Counseling


Hours:
Monday-Thursday 12:30pm–8:30pm
Friday 9:00am–5:00pm

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To learn more about our community, please attend our Teacher Recruitment Event on April 22, 2020. Register here.

If you are interested in joining our community, please send your cover letter and resume to jfausnaught@onebrightray.org.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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