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Academic Dean (SY23-24)

Company: UP Education Network
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Academic Dean (SY23-24)Grade Level: PreK-8Start Date: - SY23-24Locations: Boston, MA, -About UP Education Network -UP Education Network operates three schools across Boston, MA. We serve over 1,500 elementary and middle school students. UP is invited by local school districts to restart chronically underperforming district schools as UP Academies. Each UP Academy shares the same mission: to ensure that students acquire the knowledge, skills, and strength of character necessary to succeed on the path to college and to achieve their full potential. -RoleThe Academic Dean reports to UP Academy's Principal and serves on UP Academy's Leadership Team. The Dean is responsible for the management and development of teachers within his/her portfolio. S/he plans professional development, leads the smaller team's efforts to create a positive, structured, consistent, caring, and disciplined school culture, and takes responsibility for the academic program in place within his/her content areas and/or grade levels. -Specific ResponsibilitiesTeacher Development and Management

  • Oversee the growth and development of a cohort of teachers within particular subject areas or grade levels
  • Provide formal and informal feedback on observations, lesson plan review, curriculum design, and moreTeam Management and Leadership
    • Develop, design, implement and participate in an annual four-week staff orientation and training
    • Develop and support a culture of reflective practice among teachers
    • Plan and support facilitation of professional development
    • Develop positive interpersonal relationships among staff members
    • Provide consistent and high academic and behavioral expectations for students
    • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleaguesCurriculum and Assessment Design
      • Develop, implement, and revise curriculum maps
      • Facilitate weekly meetings to analyze student work, review information regarding classroom assessments, and plan for instruction
      • Ensure student mastery of state, city, and school academic and behavioral standards;
      • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards;
      • Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices;Qualifications
        • A strong belief in UP Education Network's core values: Students, Community, Humility, Resilience, and Humor
        • Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree is preferred
        • Three years teaching experience required, 2+ years of school leadership experience strongly preferred
        • Demonstrated success in leading in a diverse environment
        • A valid Massachusetts Teaching License as a Principal/Assistant School Principal, in the appropriate grade level, an SEI Endorsement is preferred
        • Current authorization to work in the United States - A candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment.Compensation and Benefits -UP Academy follows the salary scales and salary placement policies of each UP Academy's host school district or state turnaround plan; please see the relevant union's collective bargaining agreement for additional details. - As an employee of UP Academy and your respective school district, you will receive the same access to personal and sick days, health insurance, and dental insurance as others within your union. - -

Keywords: UP Education Network, Boston , Academic Dean (SY23-24), Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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