Dean of Student Support

The Earl Monroe New Renaissance Basketball Academy
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 11, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Dean of Student Support (DSS) works closely with the Head of School, the Academic Director, and the academic team to implement practices and policies that best care for students at the school. The DSS has primary responsibility for providing academic, social, and emotional support to students and teachers. By forming effective working partnerships with faculty and parents, the DSS promotes the healthy growth and well-being of each individual student and addresses any academic or behavioral concerns that students may present.



  • Ensures that the school provides academic, social, and emotional services for all students and especially for students who require additional support to thrive in the school’s core academic program 
  • Reviews the results of diagnostic assessments of new students to identify students in need of special education, English Language Learner instruction, and at--‐risk student services
  • Manages support programs such as counseling, tutoring, etc.
  • Collaborates with senior administrators to make certain that faculty utilizes best instructional practices and remains current on research concerning effective pedagogy
  • Develops an orderly school climate that promotes personal growth and learning
  • Keeps records regarding attendance, absences; refers extraordinary situations to the attention of the senior administrative team
  • Develops guidelines, regulations, and programs to facilitate growth and responsibility among the student body
  • Maintains communication with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators in matters pertaining to student attendance, discipline, personal growth, and good order.


  • Distinguished experience teaching in a high school setting or other equivalent educational environment
  • Deep knowledge of educational research and analysis
  • Excellent writing and presentational skills
  • Strong organizational, facilitation and management abilities
  • Master’s degree in relevant area
  • Proficiency in Spanish preferred