Dean of Academics - Preparatory School

The Details

Collegiate Hall

Tulsa, OK
Posted on:
October 19, 2021
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description

Position Summary

The Dean of Academics provides leadership, management, and supervisory skills that promote academic excellence for all students. They lead others and stand for the values of Collegiate Hall that help develop globally-competent citizens. They provide a clear vision, inspiration, energy, and insight for all staff and students. They are focused on creating a strong learning environment and making data-driven decisions.  They are attentive to details, the change process, project planning, accountability, conflict resolution, team building, and maintaining an academically-focused school  They support academic excellence for students, help ensure Collegiate Hall continues to provide rigorous instruction to all students, and ensure that Collegiate Hall has a positive, values-driven, structured, and safe culture for students and staff.


  • Strong commitment to and alignment with school’s mission and core beliefs
  • Experience in behavior and/or SEL support for students.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s or Advanced Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of successful, full-time, lead teaching
  • Commitment to high standards that will support the growth and development of staff and students
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Ability to approach situations with courage, integrity, respect, and perseverance, willingness to take personal responsibility, open to and interested in feedback on performance, eagerness to continue to improve in effectiveness, and steady determination to pursue excellence regardless of the situation


Rigorous Academics:

  • Implements a strong vision that leads to student growth and learning for all students
  • Develops staff skill for rigorous classroom instruction and high student engagement
  • Ensures vision and mission live out in all classrooms
  • Conducts crucial conversations based on student performance data for purpose of enhancing student growth and achievement

Leading and Managing Teachers:

  • Supports a safe, clean, orderly learning environment
  • Collaborates with staff to achieve quarterly metrics to goals
  • Utilizes current technologies to support leadership and management functions
  • Develops and executes professional development for staff to ensure continuous growth

Improving Teaching and Learning

  • Works with and engages staff in shared vision for effective teaching and learning by implementing a standards-based curriculum relevant to student needs and interests, research-based effective practice, academic rigor, and high expectations for student learning in every classroom
  • Reviews instructional practices and creates continuous improvement cycle
  • Implements data guided decisions
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of teaching and holds teachers accountable
  • Ensures professional learning for teachers that enhance student learning
  • Promotes use of technology to enhance student learning


Building and Maintaining Collaborative Relationships:

  • Creates, develops, and sustains relationships that result in active student engagement in the learning process
  • Coaches and manages teachers to develop their knowledge and skills to become stronger

Leading Responsibilities:

  • Embody and teach to the mission, vision, and strategic direction of the school
  • Lead summer and yearlong professional development sessions aimed at building and implementing the school’s academic curriculum
  • Ensures academic alignment
  • Coach and develop staff members to support student academic achievement