Job Description

Dean of Students

Department:Administration (Staff)
Office:BASIS International School Hangzhou
Location:Hangzhou

BASIS International Hangzhou is seeking qualified candidates for a Dean of Students for the 2018/2019 school year! 

The Dean of Students helps lead the efforts to build and maintain a strong, positive achievement oriented school culture. The Dean of Students manages the behavior programs for the school and models how to establish strong, mutually respectful relationships with students and families.  This position is a visible presence in all areas of the school and is responsible for all issues relating to the well-being of the students during their time at the school.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports teachers to resolve differences in communication with parents and students
  • Organizes students arrival and dismissal
  • Organizes and reviews results of assessment of numeracy and reading comprehension and problem solving skills for any new student, state required assessments, Comprehensive or Curriculum Gains BASIS International program
  • (In relevant grades) Reviews results of PSAT, SAT and ACT and state required assessments
  • Reviews Progress Reports, Mid-semester reports
  • Organizes and executes student academic and behavior support
  • Manages Teaching Fellows assigned to designated grades
  • Maintains student discipline and follows through with documentation
  • Coordinates the planning and preparation for new student orientation
  • Communicates and meets with parents regarding student performance and/or conduct
  • Participates in the development of academic and student schedules
  • Participates in the planning and execution of standardized assessments
  • Supports teachers in building positive relationships with parents
  • Coordinates student academic support interventions
  • Participates in all faculty and staff meetings

Key Competencies

  • Strong belief in and adherence to the BASIS International model
  • Relationship building skills
  • Ability to effectively analyze data to improve student achievement
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgment and decision making
  • Excellent problem solving and negotiating skills
  • Ability to work independently with diverse constituents while maintain high professional standards
  • Exemplary organizational skills; ability to establish and manage multiple priorities; ability to work under pressure
  • Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
  • Patience, flexibility and a sense of humor

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors required, Master?s preferred
  • 3-5 years? experience in a school setting, preferably charter or independent

Additional Job Information: 

Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS International schools offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, BASIS* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX.

*As used in this policy, the term "BASIS" refers to:  BASIS Educational Group, LLC, BASIS Schools, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public School, Inc., BBR Schools, Inc., and all affiliated entities. 

Important Notes

Application Instructions

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