Adlai E. Stevenson High School District 125 (Lincolnshire, IL) is seeking a Dean of Students for the 2020-2021 school year.
Description: Adlai E. Stevenson High School District 125 is a five-time US Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence and serves a large diverse community of professional and adolescent learners. Students are of diverse backgrounds and cultural heritages and bring as assets their diversity of thought, beliefs, goals, and needs to the learning environment. Stevenson is at the cradle of the Professional Learning Community movement and seeks student-centered, innovative, forward-thinking, reflective practitioners to help achieve the mission of Success for Every Student.
The Dean of Students works with the Assistant Principal for Operations, other deans, students, parents, school personnel and community agencies to maintain appropriate student behavior and to ensure the safety and security of the Stevenson community. Deans collaboratively work with the faculty and the student body to be culturally aware of, and responsive to, a diverse student body to ensure a safe learning community for all students. The Dean of Students position is a full-time, 10-month position with evening and weekend responsibilities.
The Dean of Students shares the responsibility for the overall administration of student disciplinary procedures; enforcing all rules and regulations of Stevenson High School; monitoring building and grounds; supervising after school, evening, or weekend events/activities; working with outside agencies to provide services to students with special concerns; and promoting a positive climate within the department and school.
Qualifications: Candidate must hold an Illinois Professional Educator's License (PEL) with a General Administrative or Principal endorsement and a minimum of five years teaching experience in secondary schools. Candidates must demonstrate a history of effective collaboration with students, colleagues and parents, superb interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently, the ability to set and achieve long and short-term goals and organizational aptitude.
The mission of Adlai E. Stevenson High School is "Success for Every Student". We are one of the leading secondary schools in the State of Illinois. Stevenson is a five-time winner of the U.S. Department of Education's Blue Ribbon Award and is the cradle of the Professional Learning Community (PLC) movement. Five hundred staff and over 4,500 students enjoy the school's start-of-the-art campus located in Lincolnshire, a northern suburb of Chicago. Approximately 98% of Stevenson's graduates pursue post-secondary education.