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Cardinal Newman High School located in West Palm Beach; FL is searching for a full time School Dean of Students.

The Diocese is dedicated to providing excellent working conditions with competitive compensation in order to attract and retain an outstanding workforce. The Diocese of Palm Beach offers a competitive benefits package to employee’s working 30 or more hours per work week consisting of comprehensive medical, vision, dental, LTD, group life insurance, optional life insurance. The diocese also provides a 403(b)-retirement plan to all employees. Information on our benefits and retirement programs can be found here.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiate meetings when necessary for implementation or rules and//or policies of Cardinal Newman High School.
  • Advise Administration and/or Guidance of any disciplinary or attendance problems.
  • Assist with the daily attendance record and its distribution to school staff.
  • Assist in providing pertinent information for the Vice Principal to correspond with parents in matters relating to student disciplinary or attendance problems (e.g. letters of concern, and disciplinary probation status, Honor Code violations, etc.); help set parent meetings.
  • Communicate with support staff e.g. maintenance to keep abreast of use, vandalism, and condition of facilities.
  • Confer with school personnel in order to deal more effectively with pupils who present a disciplinary problem.
  • Meet with Administration regarding assignment of Disciplinary Probation and/or suspensions.
  • Contact parents prior to enacting the above.
  • Collect, record, and file all data related to discipline and attendance.
  • Oversee the collection of student personal profile information, coordination of student Emergency Information, and distribution of copies to appropriate personnel.
  • Assist Administration with the implementation and follow-through on faculty handbook issues (e.g. parking lot proctors, lunch proctors, accurate recording of attendance, security/safety issues. Etc.).
  • Work with Administration and Guidance in their duties.
  • Work side-by-side with families to promote students’ growth.


  • At least five years of experience as teacher or administrator in secondary education.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably has or is currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership have a Florida teaching license or out-of-state certification.
  • Practicing Catholic, in good standing with the Catholic Church.
  • Proficiency in Google Suite.
  • Ability to multitask, work independently and make responsible judgment calls.
  • Ability to work effectively with Diocesan employees.
  • Excellent written, verbal and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving capacity.
  • Ability to stay focused and organized.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to respect confidentiality and consistently exercise discretion and good business judgment.
  • Strong ethical values.

Physical Requirements

  • Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 pounds.
  • Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds.
  • Frequent use of both hands and fingers (i.e. typing).
  • Frequent extended periods of sitting.
  • Occasional periods of standing, kneeling and climbing.
  • Occasional time spent working closely with others.
  • Occasional ability of minimal and routine hearing.

The above is intended to describe the general context of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. To apply, download and complete the Employment Application and submit along with your resume, salary requirements, list of three professional references, and a copy of your teaching/administration credentials to Mr. Ed Curtin ed.curtin@cardinalnewman.com.

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