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Dean of Students

  • Date Posted
    • 4.24.18
  • Organization
    • Partner Schools
  • Region
    • Mountain
  • Role
    • Dean of Students
  • Commitment
    • Full-Time
  • Location
    • Denver, CO

Join Our Team – Dean of Students
“RMSEL scholars will demonstrate pride and ownership as they grow into
responsible citizens, who strive for high academic achievement and character
excellence. RMSEL staff will equip our students with tools for success in order to
make a positive impact on our local and global community. Through our actions,
our community will exemplify Expeditionary Learning.”

Dean of Students
Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning (RMSEL)
is looking for a dedicated full-time Teacher on Special
Assignment (TOSA) – Dean of Students. This position is a
member of the RMSEL administrative team serving
students, teachers, and parents in a K-12 community. This
position has a maximum term of two years of employment
at RMSEL as a TOSA.

Background
RMSEL is a public, K-12 school of choice serving students
from five Denver-area school districts: Aurora, Cherry
Creek, Denver, Douglas County, and Littleton. The school,
founded in 1993, is a learning community designed
around multidisciplinary, integrated learning expeditions.
Expeditionary Learning places emphasis on high academic
achievement as well as on character development. We
believe that, given the right support and a caring and
compassionate learning environment, all students can and
want to learn. Our standards-based portfolio assessment
system makes explicit the criteria by which success can be
measured and documents the accomplishment of high
academic and character standards.

Administrators at RMSEL are expected to participate in a
community of shared leadership.

Responsibilities
* Implement the Mission and Vision of RMSEL in service of
leading professional staff members in reaching academic
and character excellence for student scholars * Provide
leadership with RMSEL Fitness as aligned to building Crew
and Student Character * Enforce the Student Code of
Conduct – Student J Policies with fidelity and equity *
Enforce the Code of Conduct – Student J Policies in
alignment with the RMSEL Adventure Program for
Fieldwork and Crew Trips * Establish Behavior Plans as
needed * Establish Safety and Containment Contracts as
needed * Serve as a Mandatory Reporter * Lead
Mandatory Report training annually for all professional
staff * Monitor Student Attendance K – 12 * Serve as
School Assessment Coordinator working with the District
Assessment Coordinator * Establish Attendance Contracts
* Serve as a School Level Administrator (Elementary
School Experience Preferred) * Conduct Teacher
Evaluations as assigned * Develop Human Resources –
Plans for Professional Improvement as needed *

Supervision of before & after school as assigned *
Supervision at school wide and/or school level
events * Maintain meticulous records and
documentation within Infinite Campus * Support
decisions as reached by the RMSEL Administrative
Team and the Board of Cooperative Education
Services (BOCES) * Other duties as assigned.

Requirements
* Colorado Principal License (or be in process of
obtaining within one school year of employment) *
Ability to communicate with a variety of
stakeholders both effectively and efficiently *
Manage tasks and time both effectively and
efficiently * Meticulous attention to detail * Model
organizational best practice with all stakeholders *
Strict adherence to deadlines as provided * Model all
BOCES Personnel Policies and Colorado Revised
Statute * Impeccable judgment understanding the
importance of conference with administrative team
members and the Executive Director.

Benefits
RMSEL values its team of amazing educators.
Leaders at RMSEL receive:
* Medical, Dental, Life Insurance * TOSA Stipend
$5,000 annually * The opportunity to work with a
team of professional educators that values
relationships with colleagues and students * A
supportive and invested parent community * A
positive school culture tied to our mission and vision
* Multiple professional development opportunities,
both on and off site with Expeditionary Learning and
the Public Education and Business Coalition * A
leadership team that values teachers, students, and
staff * A community that values their work, while
having fun doing it!

Apply
Interested candidates should email a letter of
interest, resume, and 3 professional references
directly to RMSEL via: jobs@rmsel.org

Please, no phone calls.

Deadline for application is Friday, May 4, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. or until filled.