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Are you looking for an opportunity to join an amazing staff and administrative team? Do you have a knack for building relationships with students to make an impact on their academic and social-emotional achievements?

Then, a middle school dean position may be right for you!

Parker Junior High is seeking a Dean of Students to join their staff for the upcoming school year. The Dean of Students will use leadership skills to manage the daily operations of the Junior High School and assist with all aspects of the administration of the school ensuring that students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible adults and ensure, insofar as possible, that each student has a positive junior high educational and social experience.


Qualifications for the position include a Master’s degree in Education and at least five (5) years of teaching experience. Additionally, candidates must have worked as a Dean of Students in the last ten (10) years or have taken coursework, seminars or workshops relevant to Dean of Students in the last two (2) years. Finally, a valid Illinois Professional Educators License (PEL) with Elementary Education (Self Contained General Education) – Kindergarten through Grade 9 or Middle School Endorsement, and General Administrative – K-12 endorsement.


Check out our salary and benefits information at our HR link! In addition to the salary on our salary schedule, the Dean of Students receives an additional stipend of $4500 for work in this position.

Additional Notes

Parker Junior High houses approximately 900 students in grades 6-8. We are firm believers in the whole child and have implemented Capturing Kids' Hearts to ensure a safe, positive, and productive working environment for all learners. You would be joining a team the administrative team at Parker, which consists of three Deans, three assistant principals, and principal.

How to Apply

Please visit www.sd161.org/jobs and click on Search Current Openings to apply!

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