DEAN OF STUDENTS - WESTHILL
The Dean of Students will work to build
meaningful relationships with students and families to
promote appropriate school behaviors, develop social and
emotional learning competencies and help students meet with
school success. They will also implement and monitor
prescribed interventions to address all discipline issues in
a fair and just manner.
The Dean of Students will report to the High
The filling of
this position is based upon continued funding in the Board
of Education budget.
The individual selected for the Dean of
Students will confer with family members, teachers, and the
support staff to develop plans to promote and encourage
acceptable student behavior.
The following duties may be assigned by the
Assist in the resolution of
conflicts between students.
Monitor the daily attendance
reports to identify and respond to situations regarding
excessive absences from and lateness to school.
Confer with families, teachers,
and support staff to develop plans to promote improved
attendance to school and class.
Prepare for student appeals as
part of the attendance policy process.
Communicate with students,
teachers, administrators, parents, the counseling staff, school
nurses, security guards police department personnel, probations
officers and others regarding attendance and disciplinary
Communicate effectively via memo,
letter, phone, e-mail and conference to the central office
personnel, principal and guidance counselor.
Maintain accurate records of all
student discipline problems and interventions.
Works with community and
governmental agencies on problems relating to drug abuse,
discipline problems and truancy from school.
Current Connecticut Teaching
Successful experience as a
Demonstrate the ability to work
with "at risk" students both in individual and group
A record of positive interaction
Knowledge of present practice of
current trends in social emotional learning, character
education, service learning, conflict resolution and
interpreting, and implementing effective programs in the area
of social emotional learning, character education and services
Effective interpersonal and human
Evidence of ability to work
cooperatively with students, administrators, teachers, parents,
and community groups.
Be in good health.
Three (3) years
Teachers workday plus one (1)
hour per day
Teachers work year plus five (5)
The salary for this position is
subject to contract provisions in accordance with the current
PROCEDURE FOR FILING AN
The following are needed:
1. complete Online
2. Letter of Interest
3. Official transcripts
(graduate and undergraduate).
4. Current letters of
recommendation (three (3) suggested).
Proof of Connecticut
Applicants from within the school district
need only complete the online application