Dean of Culture

Job Locations US
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/26/2018 3:07 PM)
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School Leadership



Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) is a non-profit charter school management organization designed to significantly increase college entrance and graduation rates for underserved students.
Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that result in college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships.
Job Purpose
This position will Provide and supervise in a fair and consistent manner effective discipline system with high standards, consistent with the philosophy, values, and mission of the school and organization, in accordance with due process and other laws and regulations.


Essential Duties and responsibilities, listed but not limited, below:

  • Manage and support all attendance matters and ensure the procedures are in compliance with district and PUC policies.
  • Manage and coordinate FST meetings; co-facilitate with support from Instructional Leader.
  • Attend IEP meetings.
  • Manage Peer Counseling / Mentoring program. (Peer mediation, mentoring, etc.).
  • Partner with teachers, staff, parents and leaders to develop and implement a school-wide plan for creating a positive culture of behavior in the school.
  • Collaborate with the clinical counselor to ensure all student needs are being met.
  • Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents, school personnel, and agencies associated with the school.
  • Meet with parents regarding student discipline and behavior issues.
  • Ensures a safe, orderly environment that encourages students to take responsibility for behavior.
  • Provide supervision support.
  • Coordinate student field trips and events.
  • Collaborate with students to coordinate school events such as dances, fund raisers, etc.
  • Maintain positive, cooperative, and mutually supportive relationships with the central administration, parents, and representatives of resource agencies within the community.
  • Regular attendance, dependability and punctuality in conformance with the standards is essential to the successful performance of this position. 
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


Experience, Education & Skills Qualifications

  • BA/BS
  • Masters preferred
  • Teaching Credential desired
  • 3-5 years of teaching experience a must
  • Administrative experience preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Charter experience a plus
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus
  • Great customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Results oriented
  • Data driven
  • Has proven leadership skills
  • Ability to manage the ambiguity and multiple priorities inherent in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary depending upon experience.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Full benefits are offered (medical, dental, vision, and life)
  • Voluntary benefits are offered to all employees
  • 403b Savings option


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