TOSA - Dean of Students 1.0 FTE- Limited Term Contract (8/11/21-5/27/22)
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.
Summary: A BVSD Dean of Students is responsible for attendance, discipline, safety, and related student personnel services and performs the duties within the authority and responsibility delegated by the School Administration.
Responsibilities: -Provides leadership for attendance improvement efforts; Monitors and organizes attendance functions (letters, phone calls, meetings, truancy events) -Serves as an instructional leader in the planning, coordination, and administration of school activities and programs -Supervises and evaluates the performance of classified personnel -Administers disciplinary procedures in accordance with district policies and state laws; Works with students, parents, teachers, community agencies, and law enforcement when addressing student conduct; serves on discipline or expulsion panels as assigned -Supervises students, student activities and athletics -Assists with the recruiting, interviewing, and selection of new faculty and staff -Participates in administrative meetings and training to improve administrative skills -Maintains current knowledge of the district's adopted curriculum -Participates as needed in Individual Educational Plan meetings -Provides supervision for afternoon and evening activities -Works with the Principal to establish a safe and secure learning environment for students -Develops plans for emergency situations in collaboration with other administrators and staff, plans and debriefs emergency drills; updates the school safety plan. -Positively impacts student achievement through innovative instructional strategies -Demonstrates a strong knowledge of the curriculum and content area -Effectively manages the learning environment -Values student diversity and support the unique learning needs of each individual student -Exhibits a growth mindset through participation in high quality professional learning -Works collaboratively with colleagues, families and community -Builds positive relationships and communicate effectively with families -Uses inclusive and differentiated instructional practices to support all students -Uses data-driven evidence to inform instruction -Demonstrates a level of technology proficiency that enhances student learning -Contributes to a positive, child centered school culture -Follows State legal requirements and District and building policies and procedures
Qualifications: Required: -Currently hold a Colorado teaching license or have licensure application in process (must upload license or in process documentation to application) -Currently hold a Colorado Principal License or have a licensure application in process at time of hire (must upload license or in process documentation to application) -Completed and submitted BVSD online application
Preferred: -Bilingual (Spanish/English) -Desire to work and excel in a school leadership position -Excellent oral and written communication skills; willingness to communicate frequently with families regarding school curriculum and student progress
Salary Information: -Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.
Application and Selection Procedure: -Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number). -Regular teachers requesting transfers to less than their current assignment would assume the contracted FTE of the accepted position. -If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado. -Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.
The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html