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Posted: Monday, March 6, 2017 2:47 PM

ABOUT BROOKLYN LABBrooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools (LAB) is a network of open enrollment, college-prep, public charter schools that opened its first middle school in downtown Brooklyn in 2014. LAB opened its second middle school in the fall of 2016, and will open its first two high schools in the fall of 2017, both in downtown Brooklyn. LAB is dedicated to serving the highest need students regardless of their academic level, English language proficiency, or disability. To achieve this, we couple a high expectations approach with an innovative, Common Core-aligned, next generation learning model designed to drastically improve the academic success of our scholars.POSITION DESCRIPTIONLAB is seeking a Dean of Students to lead the schools core behavior and character education programs. He/she will supervise the consistent, fair administration and tracking of student conduct and discipline, as well as coach teachers on classroom behavior management techniques. He/she will assist the Executive Director and the rest of the leadership team in the design and execution of a culture of entrepreneurial learning. Moreover, the Dean of Students will serve as the main point of contact with the parents and families of students to facilitate parent education and involvement.RESPONSIBILITIESIndividuals who thrive at LAB tend to be entrepreneurial professionals and hungry learners who crave frequent high-quality feedback on their practice. The Associate Dean is responsible for supporting the schools core behavior and character education programs, and will perform a variety of essential responsibilities, including (but not limited to):Proactively plan and execute systems to drive positive student behavior and creating an academics-focused culture of achievement;Respond to issues related to behavior or discipline;Manage day to day attendance, tardy and other arrival/departure related issuesServe as a primary liaison to parents;Support school staff and administration in the development of effective techniques to maximize student learning through a positive culture;Maintain student disciplinary records including liaising with the student services team on RTI driven interventions;Oversee student supports and intervention;Serve as a productive member of the LAB Leadership Team and the LAB community;Give LAB scholars the power to support their own next generation learning by working with partners to train scholars to work together and become the hardware, software, technology, and digital media experts in their school;Support the development and execution of school-wide goals and priorities, analyze data to assess progress relative to annual strategic plan, and meaningfully participate in the development and execution of strategies to ensure the schools continual improvement;Recruit volunteers to mentor and develop the leadership of LAB scholars;Provide programmatic vision and leadership to ensure LAB becomes a beacon for school-based work that acknowledges every student's strengths and contributions and strives to provide traditionally underserved populations of students with the skills necessary to succeed in an ever-evolving worldviews young male students of color not as liabilities or threats to society, but rather acknowledges their many assets and contributions; build LABs organizational capacity to continue this work over the long haul; build connections to align work across sectors; and prioritize holistic, preventative, systematic solutions that eliminate the structures limiting opportunities for our scholars;Support the planning and development of LAB facilities;Do whatever it takes to ensure the mission of the school is upheld.QUALIFICATIONSA Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferredThe ability to focus and thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment;The ability to work effectively in a team environment and the willingness and desire to support others in doing their best work;A demonstrated belief that every student can work hard, excel academically, and graduate from college; the ability to lead in a way that reflects LABs values and beliefs;A demonstrated sense of urgency to achieve dramatic gains in learning;Ability to mobilize adults to take action toward common goals and achieve results; ability to develop clear, shared purpose that guide and unify a team; demonstrated ability to build effective teams to meet the needs of tasks at hand;A demonstrated ability to teach other adults and commit to adults growth and development;Ability to articulate clear and compelling cultural and behavioral expectations for scholars, including high expectations for behavior, academics, class and school culture, student investment, and family investment;Demonstrated willingness to engage in difficult conversations and make hard decisions;Demonstrated willingness to take initiative and go above and beyond typical expectations; a relentless drive and determination to achieve exceptional outcomes and results;Demonstrated resilience in overcoming setbacks and remaining constructive despite resistance or failure; demonstrated tenacity; ability to support perseverance in others;A focus on results and how they are achieved; ability to differentiate effort from results;Ability to identify, analyze, and prioritize complex problems and key issues in a timely manner;Ability to manage time and resources effectively, prioritizing efforts according to organizational goals;Ability to proactively develop contingency plans in advance of potential or unforeseen circumstances;Ability to monitor a project by assessing milestones and modify plans based on data;Multi-tasks and balances detailed steps with strategy to ensure successful project completion;Takes responsibility for behavior, mistakes, and results, learns from successes and failures, and teaches others to do the same;Ability to use data to accurately assess areas for improvement and teaches others to do the same;Continuously and humbly seeks opportunities for personal and organizational improvement; proactively solicits and willingly accepts assistance; andTakes calculated risks and teaches others to do the same; values creative and innovative ideas.COMPENSATIONYou will receive a competitive benefits package that improves over time and is competitive with other New York City charter schools. Other salary differentiation will be based on experience.In addition to competitive salaries, LAB benefits package includes:80% cost share of health, dental, vision employee plan premiums5% of annualized base salary contribution to a LAB retirement plan which vests at a percentage annuallyAn employee professional development allowance for improving the employees practice


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