Junior High Dean of Students/Activities Director

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JOB TITLE: JUNIOR HIGH:  DEAN OF STUDENTS / ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR

 

REQUIREMENTS: Master’s Degree with emphasis in school administration and a

valid Nebraska Administrative Certificate (or demonstrated progress toward these requirements)

A minimum of three years teaching experience

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate

REPORTS TO: Junior High Principal         

                                                                   

RECEIVES GUIDANCE: Junior High Principal (and/or Assistant Principals and Senior High Activities Director as designated by the Junior High Principal)

JOB GOAL: Assists in the supervision of the student body at school and school activities, addresses student behavior concerns, consistently administers the Student Code of Conduct, monitors attendance requirements, schedules and coordinates JH activities,  promotes an effective learning environment, develops close working relationships with parents, students, and staff, and informs administration about emerging issues. Please note: Because of the responsibilities associated with this position, extracurricular coaching duties will not be permitted.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 208 days

Initial salary placement will be determined by using the current certified salary structure plus 10 days of per diem of the current base salary. Future compensation increases will be determined by following the administrative compensation framework system.

EVALUATION: Evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of administrative personnel

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Consistent and punctual work attendance
  • Builds and maintains effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, and community stakeholders
  • Communicates effectively with individuals of varied cultural and educational backgrounds
  • Enforces Norfolk Public Schools’ behavioral expectations and the Student Code of Conduct
  • Supervises and disciplines students as needed to resolve behavior and attendance issues in a positive manner
  • Schedules and manages all JH activities and assigns officials and other staff to work events as needed
  • Regularly updates the activities calendar
  • Assists the principal and assistant principal with supervision of student activities
  • Supervises the scheduling of JH practices and facility usage / availability
  • Inventories and resupplies the JH concession stand. Assigns concession workers as needed
  • Coordinates with the High School Activities Director to accurately update and ensure timely distribution of the Coaches Handbook
  • Annually evaluates the performance of all head coaches: grades 7 – 8
  • Develops and maintains an accurate and cost effective JH activities budget
  • Actively involves head coaches in the formation of JH budget requests related to activities
  • Responsible for the scheduling and oversight of the JH auditorium and Middle School and Philip Street gymnasiums
  • Informs community stakeholders through news releases to local media outlets, appearances before community service organizations, and reports to the Board of Education
  • Assists the Senior High Activities Director with event supervision, as time allows
  • Promotes a favorable image of the school district and builds community partnerships that enhance district programs and services
  • Demonstrates sound professional judgement and produces accurate and thorough documentation
  • Performs other specific job-related duties as directed by the building principal or his/her designee
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned by the building principals, Superintendent, or Board of Education

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory):

  • Collaborates as needed  with school focused community agencies
  • Promotes and ensures school safety
  • Uses technology effectively and efficiently
  • Works effectively as a leader and member of a team
  • Skilled in behavioral management techniques
  • Manages individual and group interactions
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Public relation skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effective leadership and organizational skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Problem solving and conflict management skills

Hazards:

  • Stairs in building
  • Extended work hours
  • Potential for exposure to communicable diseases
Zone 3

Grades

7, 8

Additional Information

Please see our salary schedule:  https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org/district/business-services/employment-compensation-and-agreements/district-administration.html

2021-2022 School Year

Contact Information

Norfolk Public Schools
512 W Phillip Ave
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701
https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org

Angie Baumann
(p) (402) 644-2500 Option 3
(f) (402) 644-2506

How to Apply

Please apply through the Norfolk Public Schools website:  https://norfolkpublicschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx