The Dean of Students reports to the Associate Head of School and works closely with the Dean of Community and Wellness to ensure that students are supported at TMI to develop as healthy, happy individuals. The Dean of Students is responsible for guiding students in age appropriate ways to grow as human beings behaviorally, socially and emotionally. The position includes teaching one class in the candidate’s area of expertise/credentialing.
Essential Job Duties
Attend multiple school events on a weekly basis
Supervise lunch in partnership with daily faculty supervisors
Be present in the student parking lot before and after school.
Be present in classrooms at the request of a teacher or counselor in order to observe student behavior
Manage all student disciplinary issues
Responsible for all parent communication related to student discipline and Honor Council hearings
Partner with the Head of School’s office on appropriate Parent Education topics as they relate to student wellness and safety
Chair / Facilitate Student Support Group meetings
Attend all major student functions/events as discussed in advance with the Associate Head of School to include events such as Homecoming, Military Ball, Prom, etc.
Consult with the Admissions Team as requested
Create and manage the daily supervision schedule
Attends all Calendar meetings
Monitor and appropriately respond to all iCare app submissions
Review and update the Student/Parent Handbook prior to the beginning of each school year and coordinate with the Business Office to make sure policies are consistent with the Employee Guidebook.
Stay current on relevant developments in education as they relate to student support and wellness.
Minimum of 3+ years of experience in a school setting, preferably in an independent, college preparatory, or similar school setting.
Experience with students in both middle and high school
Experience in a boarding school setting preferred
About TMI Episcopal
Founded in 1893, TMI Episcopal (TMI) is the flagship private school of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Located in San Antonio, TMI educates students in grades 6-12 and is the oldest Episcopal Church-sponsored, college-preparatory school in the Southwest. TMI offers an optional JROTC program, and 5-day or 7-day boarding for students in grades 8-12.
The mission of TMI is to provide an excellent educational community, with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, challenging motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership. TMI is at the leading edge of sound educational innovation through creative approaches to teaching and learning, providing a well-rounded experience for day and boarding students from diverse backgrounds through a strong co-curricular program of athletics, fine arts, community service.
TMI recently opened the Walker Innovation Center. The WIC is an 8,000 square foot space that includes a fab-lab maker space, idea labs, a dedicated robotics room, AR/VR lab and a sound and broadcasting space. The WIC is under the direction of our Dean of Innovation and is available to all faculty to use for stand-alone projects or to fac...ilitate the ongoing integration of Design Thinking and project based learning in an effort to instill in our students the benefits of real-world problem solving.