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Dean of Students - Upper School

BASIS International School Shenzhen is seeking a Dean of Upper School to begin during the 2021-22 school year.

The primary focus of this role is personalized student support, including behavioral, academic, and pastoral under the direction of the Division Head.

The Dean of Students helps lead the efforts to build and maintain a strong, positive achievement oriented school culture. The Dean of Students manages the behavior programs for the school and models how to establish strong, mutually respectful relationships with students and families. This position is a visible presence in all areas of the school and is responsible for all issues relating to the well-being of the students during their time at the school.


Academic Responsibilities

Review progress reports and mid-grading period reports with Division Heads
Manage the Student Academic Support program under the direction of the Division Head
Organize and execute student academic support as necessary
Academic support responsibilities
Behavioral/Pastoral Responsibilities

Monitor student arrival and dismissal
Organize and execute student behavioral support as necessary
Support procedures for student conduct issues
Support creation of a safe and positive school and community environment
Maintain student discipline and follow through with documentation
Chaperone dances
Attend field trips
Communication Responsibilities

Support teachers in parent and student communication
Manage student discipline records and parent communications related to academic performance and behavioral expectations
Support parents with students’ overall well-being
Bachelors required, Master’s preferred
3-5 years’ experience in a school setting

Benefits & Salary
Salary for this position is competitive and based upon education and experience. BASIS International Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package including health coverage, housing allowance, travel allowance, retirement benefit and more.

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1 Jul 2021

Apply By

30 Jun 2021

Minimum Qualification


Cover Letter

Not required

Minimum Experience

3 years

Job Structure

Associate Dean of Students
No curricula required
High/Secondary School