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Dean of Faculty, 2023-24

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The Opportunity

The Dean of Faculty stewards the faculty evaluation and goal-setting processes, responds promptly to faculty and school needs as they arise, and supports faculty members daily in their living out of Prep’s mission, vision, and values. This is a new position, reporting to and working closely with the Associate Head of School.



Primary duties will consist of but are not limited to the following:

– Teaches approximately two classes (out of a seven-class rotation)

–  Supervises the entire faculty evaluation system in consultation with the Associate Head

–   Oversees annual letters

–  Supervises student evaluations of faculty in first, second and comprehensive years

–  Observes classes for teachers in evaluation years and as needed

–   Signs faculty evaluation letters with the Head of School and Associate Head

–   Meets with each faculty member yearly about goals and growth

–  Supervises department chairs in the day-to-day running of departments

–  Works with the Associate Head to plan faculty and Academic Life meetings

–  Determines assignments in collaboration with department chairs and Associate Head

–  Participates in and helps coordinate the logistics of faculty hiring

–  Works with school scheduler on overall schedule to help the school live out its mission

–  Supervises substitutes through substitute coordinator and approves absences

–  Supervises special projects, at the request of the Head or Associate Head of School


Desired Qualifications

– Has 5+ years of experience as an academic administrator

–  Has 10+ years of experience as a classroom teacher

–  Thrives on helping colleagues grow

–  Is ready and willing to have challenging conversations

–  Responds promptly and effectively to communications

–  Has demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging work

–  Deeply appreciates adolescents and the many ways they learn

–  Is open to a wide variety of effective teaching approaches

–  Has at least a bachelor’s degree; higher degrees preferable


To Apply

Candidates are invited to email a compelling letter of interest and resume by Dec. 31, 2022, to:

Sarah Cooper

Associate Head of School

Flintridge Preparatory School

4543 Crown Avenue

La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011

[email protected]


To apply for this job email your details to scooper@flintridgeprep.org

Dean of Faculty, 2023-24
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