Ralph C. Mahar Regional SD

Ralph C. Mahar Regional School District

Orange, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3889325
  • Application Deadline: July 15, 2022
  • Re-posted : June 23, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 29, 2022

Job Description


1) The Dean of Students promotes responsibility among students, both for individual conduct and membership in the school community:

-administers the Discipline Code including due process procedures for Grades 7-1
-provides behavioral intervention and counseling for students
-models and coaches students in appropriate conflict management and anger management
-models and coaches faculty in appropriate classroom and conflict management
-works with faculty, staff, parents and guardians to develop student responsibility
-develops behavior management programs and plans for individuals and/or groups
-works with students to develop and implement appropriate behavior plans and monitors the plans over time and documents effectiveness
-addresses harassment, bullying, and related complaints
-works with Grades 7-12 Principal/Assistant Principal and other Administrators to investigate, document, and resolve complaints

2) The Dean of Students administers the discipline system and all policies governing student conduct outlined in the Student Handbook:

-keeps records of incidents of behavior problems and disciplinary actions
-coordinates with faculty and parents with matters of discipline
-issues disciplinary consequences, warnings, probation, etc., as necessary
-notifies families and others as necessary, according to school policy and state and federal law
-provides input on the annual review and revision of the Student Handbook, making recommendations for changes to the Grades 7-12 Assistant Principal
-communicates and works with law enforcement officers, DSS, DYS and other organizations as necessary

3) The Dean of Students confers with the Grades 7-12 Principal/Assistant Principal on the attendance system, with a focus on the effect of absences and tardies on student behavior and overall performance.

4) The Dean of Students promotes students’ positive and appropriate participation in co-curricular activities:

-When assigned, serves as the head chaperone at after school student activities such as school dances
-works with Athletic Director to respond to violations of Athletic Policy
-serves in an administrative role at other student events as needed (e.g., Musical, some athletic events)

5) The Dean of Students serves on the Administrative Team:

-works full school day hours and others as necessary to fulfill responsibilities as a member of the administration
-meets regularly with other administrators as determined by Grades 7-12 Principal/Assistant Principal
-works with Administrative Crisis Team to plan, practice, and implement emergency procedures and assists in student crisis support

6) Any other responsibilities the Grades 7-12 Principal/Assistant Principal deems necessary

7) Other requirements:

-184-day, administrative position with an individual contract and salary to be negotiated with the Superintendent.
-Minimum of five years teaching experience required at the middle school and/or high school level.
-Valid middle school and/or high school teacher's license.

Salary: To be negotiated
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Assistant Principal/Dean/Head
    Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
  • Location Description

    Serving the towns of Orange, Petersham, Wendell, and New Salem, Massachusetts. Ralph C. Mahar Regional High School has been ranked as one of America's Best High School, according to the U.S. News & World Report. According to the data released by the Massachusetts Board of Education in regard to student dropout, Ralph C. Mahar Regional High School?s student dropout rate has decreased to 0.6% which is a historical improvement from 7.1% since 2002.

    With an excellent administrative team, school committee, faculty, parents, and students and with their willingness to adhere to our strategic plan, we have both the inspiration and the opportunity to renew our commitment to the education of our children. Together, we will continue building a better Mahar. Our strategic goals continue to engage all students in challenging programs that will meet their individual needs, create and sustain an atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation within the entire school community, develop and nurture dynamic partnerships with the greater community, and to build organizational structures which support effective teaching and learning at all developmental levels while maintaining fiscal responsibility. Learn more about us...

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ralph C. Mahar Regional School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Scott Hemlin , Principal
    • P.O. Box 680
    • 507 South Main Street
    • Orange, Massachusetts 01364

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