Convent of the Sacred Heart - 91st St | New York, NY | Upper School Dean of Students

Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network of schools, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria,” these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission.

At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts. Our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community. Convent of the Sacred Heart is committed to being an equitable and inclusive community and seeks candidates who connect to our Mission and Goals.

Upper School Dean of Students
Beginning late August 2020

Reports to: Head of the Upper School
FLSA: Exempt
Date Posted: January 23, 2020

The Upper School is seeking a Dean of Students for the 2020-2021 school year beginning in August 2020.
Date Posted: 1/24/2020

Date Accepting Applications Through: 5/31/2020

Job Title: Upper School Dean of Students

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Responsibilities Include
The Dean reports to the Head of the Upper School and serves as a member of the Upper School support team.

Collaborates with division head, support team, and divisional faculty on establishing policies, protocols and practices that serve and support student development, learning, health, and safety.

Oversees the Upper School Advisory Program.

Manages the Upper School Student Council, mentors student leaders and provides opportunities for students to develop leadership skills.

Organizes student field trips, extracurricular activities, and special speaker programs.

Collaborates with the Admissions Department in designing orientation events and welcoming prospective and new families.

Collaborates with several constituencies in school in managing various network programs.

Addresses social behavior and discipline and maintains correspondence with students and families.

Performs other duties as assigned by and in support of the division head or head of school.

Requirements and Qualifications
Successful candidates will hold a Master’s degree and will have a passion for interacting with high school-aged students.

Successful candidates will have 3+ years of experience in education and proven success as part of an administrative team.

Outstanding organizational and communication skills.

An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.

How to Apply: Click on below link

Link to Full Description
Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.