Dean of Students (K-5th Grade)

    • Categories:

    • Licensed, Non-Licensed

    • Grades:

    • K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

    • Minnesota Teacher's License:

    • Preferred

    • Work Commitment:

    • Full-Time

    • Submitted Date:




    • Contact:

      Kristin Araujo-Gwin
      Operations Manager

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Job Description

St. Paul City School is a small charter school in the heart of St. Paul, MN. We are looking to fill the Dean of Students position for our primary school building to work with students in grades kindergarten through 5th grade. We have approximately 50 students in each grade level who come from wonderfully diverse backgrounds.

Dean of Students works with the Principal and Assistant Principal in carrying out the school’s academic and behavior programs. Our Dean of Students will need to have the ability to respond to the challenges presented by a diverse student population. The Dean of Students provides proactive leadership to engage all stakeholders in the delivery of programs and services to support the students’ academic achievement, personal and social development.

As Dean of Students you will need to work cooperatively with the principal, assistant principal, teachers, social workers, students and parents towards a positive school climate. Our district represents a diverse community. We seek an individual who has successful experience in working with culturally diverse families and communities. The selected candidate must demonstrate a commitment to strengthening community engagement and communication with our student’s parents and teachers. The Dean of Students works with a high level of independence and professional discretion under the general supervision of the principal.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as a resource for building staff, administrators, and parents in working with students, creating a positive school climate, and helping students develop a positive self-concept. Skill in human relations which demonstrates sensitivity to needs and concerns of others.

Participates or leads development of positive behavior support systems and development of intervention strategies.
Work successfully and positively with all students to provide them with assistance in meeting their social emotional and educational needs. Coordinates, facilitates and implements disciplinary intervention steps and processes with staff, working closely with the assistant principal.
Record and maintain accurate student behavior data on a daily basis within school data system.
Maintain and run our Restore Room as a welcoming environment for students to learn to self-regulate and repair harm.
Motivates students in a positive direction which will help students to increase individual decision-making responsibilities.


Minimum Qualifications:
Background in Restorative Practices and Zones of Regulation

Desired Qualifications:
MN Teaching License strongly preferred
Bilingual in Spanish or Hmong

Application Instructions/Comments

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