EdPost

EdPost Listings

A top job posting site for positions in education

Customize Your Search

Sort by Date Posted | Sort Alphabetically | Search Help

Dean for Personalized Learning/School Counselor (.6 FTE) - #4220Spring Lake Park School District 16

Posted on 2019-08-09 2:08:16 PM

Listing expires 2019-10-08 12:00:00 AM

( HTML Version ) ( ADA/Text Version )


Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fdistrict16%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D4220&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Ccacae57fa8b249f8f1a708d71cfced2e%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637009744961623175&sdata=obqfrvIlpCDfgC9MQpDS1toDW5DhBPIpeK%2FxGBDYimM%3D&reserved=0> About Spring Lake Park Schools Welcome to Spring Lake Park Schools! We are a vibrant school community serving about 5,800 students from the suburbs of Blaine, Fridley and Spring Lake Park, in the northern Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Our district purpose -- &#8220;High expectations, high achievement for all. No excuses&#8221; &#8211; provides our focus to meet the unique and varied needs of each student. Spring Lake Park Schools is recognized for our commitment to personalized learning, creating a culture of innovation and creativity through human-centered design thinking. We are working to create a system &#8211; a culture with a methodology and set of processes &#8211; where teachers and staff have the freedom, flexibility and invitation to design new ways of learning centered around deepening student engagement to continuously improve student success. All positions are designed to support the MISSION of the Spring Lake Park Schools: High Expectations, High Achievement, For All. No Excuses Position Overview The successful candidate will be an individual who &#8230; &#8230; firmly believes: * all students can and will learn, and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control; * in the need to work interdependently with teachers, school, and district leaders throughout the system, aligning the work of adults around improving student learning by meeting the needs, interests, and aspirations of students; * in the need to work in partnership with staff to continuously improve practices to enhance student and family engagement, creating the conditions for equity, excellence and student success; and * in personalizing learning for students, meeting academic, social, and emotional needs and aspirations so that each student feels valued and has a sense of belonging, leading to academic success Primary Responsibilities Duties of this job include, but are not limited to: The dean provides services to students, staff and families in the areas of personalized learning, guidance and counseling, school and classroom learning environment, and building leadership and supervision. Personalized Learning, Guidance and Counseling * Primary advocate for aligning work of adults, including parents, teachers, and other appropriate staff, to meet student needs, interests, and aspirations * Work with students and families to develop, access, and use learner profiles and personal learner maps * Create avenues for ongoing communication, and conduct face-to-face meetings with each student and family on their caseload at least once a year * Provide support services for students and parents in the area of academic programs, registration, course planning and selection, to achieve 12 college credits by 12th grade * Work with new students and parents for a successful transition to the school, including development of a personalized onboarding plan * Confer with students and parents on student learning style and preferences, interests and aspirations * Provide personalized and proactive college and career planning with students and families * Interpret test results to students, teachers and parents * Utilize data for the purposes of student planning, placement, and growth * Provide information regarding scholarships, dates of college entrance and placement tests, and other post-high school matters * Provide the opportunity for students to meet with college representatives and career speakers * Provide appropriate referral to other &#8220;pit crew&#8221; members (student & family advocates, school psychologists, behavior specialists, assistant principals, etc.), or provide short-term support services as appropriate, for students needing crisis intervention, emotional/social support and/or conflict resolution * Develops and implements 504 plans, as appropriate School and Classroom Learning Environment * Partner with school administration and teachers in implementing consistent school and staff expectations and practices, leading to a welcoming and culturally proficient learning community * Supports teachers and parents in addressing student behaviors related to, or impacting, learning (e.g., academic dishonesty, attendance, tardies, work completion) * Collaborate with behavior specialists, dean of student, and assistant principals to develop, implement, and refine targeted behavior support plans * Provides a channel of communication for students to express concerns about the school program Administration * Partner in regular building-level leadership meetings with school administration * Assist building administration with supervision of after school and evening functions * Assist with daily student supervision as appropriate * Other duties as assigned Preferences We strongly prefer candidates who have exhibited excellence in collaboration with colleagues and an enthusiasm to work with students. Preferred candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning as evidenced by graduate-level work or an earned degree, as well as participation in professional organization conferences or seminars related to the content area. Qualifications The successful candidate must have earned a B.A. or B.S. or higher degree in education or a related area. Deans will be licensed in one of the following areas: guidance/counseling, special education, social work, teaching or administration (may be enrolled in an administrative program). Applicants must have the ability and skills to relate to students and be sensitive to their needs, to provide a positive behavioral atmosphere for students, to work cooperatively with individuals and teams, the willingness and skills to use technology, and must have excellent communication with students, parents, and staff. Experience: Basic child development educational background or knowledge, guidance and counseling. Licensing Requirements Current Minnesota license or eligibility is required. Deans will be licensed in one of the following areas: guidance/counseling, special education, social work, teaching or administration (may be enrolled in an administrative program). Salary Highly competitive salary and benefit package for the region How to Apply Application deadline is July 26, 2019. Position will remain open until filled. Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/district16/onlineapp/default.aspx<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fdistrict16%2Fonlineapp%2Fdefault.aspx&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Ccacae57fa8b249f8f1a708d71cfced2e%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637009744961623175&sdata=DCf8pjs78UI5MmQemQosec2l7eNCyYdS7k3bQwn%2FvtA%3D&reserved=0> Only qualified and appropriately licensed individuals will be considered for an interview. For any inquiries or questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact Matthew Boucher, Principal, at mbouch@district16.org or (763) 600-5101. Spring Lake Park School District 16 uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Ccacae57fa8b249f8f1a708d71cfced2e%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637009744961633167&sdata=hHC5uuFEq18RHAavi78lBexhNfuEAAGOpPb5n5fDlL0%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
Start Your Online Application Now


About Spring Lake Park Schools
 
Welcome to Spring Lake Park Schools! We are a vibrant school community serving about 5,800 students from the suburbs of Blaine, Fridley and Spring Lake Park, in the northern Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Our district purpose -- “High expectations, high achievement for all. No excuses” – provides our focus to meet the unique and varied needs of each student. 
 
Spring Lake Park Schools is recognized for our commitment to personalized learning, creating a culture of innovation and creativity through human-centered design thinking. We are working to create a system – a culture with a methodology and set of processes – where teachers and staff have the freedom, flexibility and invitation to design new ways of learning centered around deepening student engagement to continuously improve student success.

All positions are designed to support the MISSION of the Spring Lake Park Schools:
High Expectations, High Achievement, For All. No Excuses
 
Position Overview
 
The successful candidate will be an individual who …
 
… firmly believes:

  • all students can and will learn, and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control;
  • in the need to work interdependently with teachers, school, and district leaders throughout the system, aligning the work of adults around improving student learning by meeting the needs, interests, and aspirations of students;
  • in the need to work in partnership with staff to continuously improve practices to enhance student and family engagement, creating the conditions for equity, excellence and student success; and
  • in personalizing learning for students, meeting academic, social, and emotional needs and aspirations so that each student feels valued and has a sense of belonging, leading to academic success

Primary Responsibilities
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

The dean provides services to students, staff and families in the areas of personalized learning, guidance and counseling, school and classroom learning environment, and building leadership and supervision.

Personalized Learning, Guidance and Counseling

  • Primary advocate for aligning work of adults, including parents, teachers, and other appropriate staff, to meet student needs, interests, and aspirations
  • Work with students and families to develop, access, and use learner profiles and personal learner maps
    • Create avenues for ongoing communication, and conduct face-to-face meetings with each student and family on their caseload at least once a year
    • Provide support services for students and parents in the area of academic programs, registration, course planning and selection, to achieve 12 college credits by 12th grade
    • Work with new students and parents for a successful transition to the school, including development of a personalized onboarding plan
    • Confer with students and parents on student learning style and preferences, interests and aspirations
  • Provide personalized and proactive college and career planning with students and families
    • Interpret test results to students, teachers and parents
    • Utilize data for the purposes of student planning, placement, and growth
    • Provide information regarding scholarships, dates of college entrance and placement tests, and other post-high school matters
    • Provide the opportunity for students to meet with college representatives and career speakers
  • Provide appropriate referral to other “pit crew” members (student & family advocates, school psychologists, behavior specialists, assistant principals, etc.), or provide short-term support services as appropriate, for students needing crisis intervention, emotional/social support and/or conflict resolution
  • Develops and implements 504 plans, as appropriate
School and Classroom Learning Environment
  • Partner with school administration and teachers in implementing consistent school and staff expectations and practices, leading to a welcoming and culturally proficient learning community
  • Supports teachers and parents in addressing student behaviors related to, or impacting, learning (e.g., academic dishonesty, attendance, tardies, work completion)
  • Collaborate with behavior specialists, dean of student, and assistant principals to develop, implement, and refine targeted behavior support plans
  • Provides a channel of communication for students to express concerns about the school program 
Administration
  • Partner in regular building-level leadership meetings with school administration
  • Assist building administration with supervision of after school and evening functions
  • Assist with daily student supervision as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferences
We strongly prefer candidates who have exhibited excellence in collaboration with colleagues and an enthusiasm to work with students.  Preferred candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning as evidenced by graduate-level work or an earned degree, as well as participation in professional organization conferences or seminars related to the content area.
 
Qualifications
 The successful candidate must have earned a B.A. or B.S. or higher degree in education or a related area. Deans will be licensed in one of the following areas: guidance/counseling, special education, social work, teaching or administration (may be enrolled in an administrative program).
Applicants must have the ability and skills to relate to students and be sensitive to their needs, to provide a positive behavioral atmosphere for students, to work cooperatively with individuals and teams, the willingness and skills to use technology, and must have excellent communication with students, parents, and staff. Experience:  Basic child development educational background or knowledge, guidance and counseling.

Licensing Requirements
Current Minnesota license or eligibility is required.
Deans will be licensed in one of the following areas: guidance/counseling, special education, social work, teaching or administration (may be enrolled in an administrative program).

Salary
Highly competitive salary and benefit package for the region
 
How to Apply
Application deadline is July 26, 2019. Position will remain open until filled.
Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/district16/onlineapp/default.aspx
Only qualified and appropriately licensed individuals will be considered for an interview.
 
For any inquiries or questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact Matthew Boucher, Principal, at mbouch@district16.org or (763) 600-5101.
 



Spring Lake Park School District 16 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online