Catholic School Dean of Students
Holy Name Catholic School is seeking a full-time Dean of Students for the 2019-2020 school year. This is a new position at the school. Holy Name Catholic School is a preschool through 8th grade school located in Escanaba, MI. Located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, on the shores of Lake Michigan, Holy Name is a school with a growing enrollment, currently serving 331 students. The school is also in the midst of a capital campaign to re-open the high school that had closed in 1971.
Under the direction of the Principal, the Dean of Students, would serve as a co-spiritual and instructional leader in the planning, coordination, and administration of school activities and programs. This would include but not be limited to, the spiritual formation, curriculum instruction, assessment, student conduct, attendance, extracurricular programs, school plant operations, and the supervision and evaluation of assigned personnel and other duties assigned by the principal.
The Dean of Students would have a significant focus and authority over the students, support staff and other responsibilities related to the well-being and safety of the student population. This person must be an independent, self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills.
The position is a full-time school-year employee serving one week after teachers are done for the summer and starting one week before teachers return. The position would be a salary position with medical insurance and a retirement program.
The preferred candidate must have a strong commitment to the Catholic faith and a heart for serving students. Preferred valid Michigan credential authorizing service as an administrator, or eligibility for an administrative credential. Minimum of three years of classroom teaching and or school administrative experience. Valid Michigan teaching credential or other degree in a related field with experience serving youth. The person must have a very visible presence at the school. The Dean of Students must be positive, be able to handle difficult situations.
Please send a letter of interest, resume and references to Joseph L. Carlson – Principal at email@example.com by Thursday, June 20, 2019
Holy Name Catholic School
409 South 22nd Street
Escanaba, MI 49829