Dowling Catholic High School is seeking an Assistant Principal Student Life. This full-time, 12-month position reports to the Principal.
The Assistant Principal Student Life will coordinate administrative oversight and plan all phases of the Student Life Center.
Contributing to the general culture of the school to create a positive Dowling experience for students through a caring, supportive environment.
Supports and upholds the Dowling Catholic mission. Dowling Catholic High School is committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and embracing learners of all faiths. In an environment that is faithful, caring and dedicated, Dowling Catholic forms each student to become a Christ-centered leader.
Upholds Dowling Catholic High School is a community of faith where learning, leadership, and sportsmanship are Christ-centered. The mission at Dowling Catholic is to inspire a love of learning and a respect for fellow human beings in an environment that fosters excellence in academics and spiritual development.
Supports the vision, mission and goals of the school with consistent individual modeled integrity, work ethic and positive tone.
Oversight of safe, successful and efficient day-to-day operations within the Student Life Center (ie: discipline, attendance, classroom support, etc).
Demonstrates understanding and diligent action to incorporate faith as the cornerstone of the Student Life Center.
Develops wellness plans along with the school nurse, counselors, interventionists, teachers and other staff to assist students with disabilities, medical conditions, mental illness, addiction, family concerns and other issues to support the student's needs.
Coordinating pastoral care with Campus Ministry and the School Chaplain to assist students in crisis or with special needs.
Fosters and supports diversity in the school including race, socio-economic status, gender, ethnicity, religious beliefs, etc. In order to ensure that each student at Dowling Catholic is gaining the maximum benefit.
Working with the activities director, Athletic Department and Maroon Council to plan and implement student events, athletic events and student clubs that enhance a positive school culture.
Responsibility for implementation and facilitation of student, faculty and staff safety school-wide to include fire drills, tornado drills and lockdown measures.
Interested candidates are asked to submit the following documents through Teach Iowa to Mr. Matt Meendering, Principal of Dowling Catholic High School: