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The Dean of Students is responsible for setting the vision for achieving and sustaining high levels of student achievement and strategically implementing the school’s mission through effective leadership of all stakeholders, including faculty, staff, student, parents, and the community. 

The Dean of Students assists the Principal in maintaining discipline and attendance.

The Dean of Students is responsible for all aspects of student life including but not limited to establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate, managing discipline, implementing School Board Policy and maintaining communication. The Dean carries the shared responsibility for the supervision and evaluation of staff, working collaboratively with the administrative team members and other duties as may be directed by the building principal.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Resolve all discipline problems and maintain records of any disciplinary actions taken.

  • Organize and put into practice an effective program for the development of proper attitudes and standards on the part of the students.

  • Organize attendance procedures and follow up on absenteeism.

  • Strive to reduce school dropouts.

  • Represent the school at school or community functions on request of the principal.

  • Supervise student parking, check on bus loading and detention assignments.

  • Assist with campus supervision.

  • Provide supervision at all extra-curricular events as assigned by the building principal.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience as an administrator, at the middle school level, preferred

  • A demonstrated commitment to school improvement.

  • Experience in the development and implementation of social skills lessons and activities.

  • Experience in the development and implementation of individual education plans related to appropriate goals and benchmarks.

  • Experience in the development and implementation of progress monitoring including data collection, analysis and reporting.

  • Other qualifications as appropriate.

Valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with General Administrator or Principal Endorsement(s). Completed Teacher and Administrative Modules in ELIS. Successful teaching experience, strong communication skills, organization skills, and problem solving/conflict resolution skills with collaborative style of leadership and the ability to be an effective member of a leadership team.


220 day position
12 Sick days
2 Personal days
4 Flex Days
Starting Salary Range: $78,089 - $84,525
Benefits: Medical, dental, optical insurance-employee choice of high deductible PPO/HSA, PPO or HMO
Life insurance
Doctoral tuition reimbursement
Monthly mileage stipend of $75

Additional Notes

Performance Evaluation/Accountability:

Performance evaluated annually in accordance with Illinois School Code and D300 Administrative Procedures

How to Apply

Apply online.

Please submit supporting documents through your Applitrack account.

Supporting documents include: Resume, transcripts (copies acceptable), three current letters of recommendation, proof of Illinois administrative certificate/licensure.

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page


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