Elementary Associate Dean of Students

Circle City Prep


Our Associate Dean of Students (ADOS) is a critical role in ensuring all our students are positioned to achieve excellence by supporting them and their behavior. The Associate Dean of Students will work closely with teachers and administration to build, maintain, and oversee a positive, supportive school culture. Your job is threefold: (1) build authentic relationships with students and families, (2) set clear and consistent expectations for students, (3) limit time spent by students outside of class.

Background on the Organization:

Circle City Prep’s philosophical approach to creating a transformational school for the students of Indianapolis is based on three foundational beliefs: 1) Every child, no matter race, socio-economic status, zip code or home language, can be on a path to college; 2) Students thrive in a structured and supportive environment; and 3) Teaching leadership and self-advocacy is a critical component to building our country’s future leaders. For more information, please visit our website: www.circlecityprep.org.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Associate Dean of Students, you will:

  • Develop intervention strategies and track student progress, decreasing out of class referrals by 10% quarterly.
  • Build strong relationships with families and scholars and communicate student progress in non-academic areas.
  • Manage a space for students to address non-academic issues and facilitate student success in the classroom.
  • Oversee a safe, active K-2 Recess.
  • Ensure fidelity of behavior data tracking through Dean’s List and Alma.
  • Lead weekly culture walkthroughs that drive towards school-wide priorities.
  • Support school-wide systems: arrival, lunch, dismissal.
  • Stay with Scholars during late pick-up after school.
  • Additional responsibilities as defined by Head of School or Director of Student and Family Supports.


To be considered as a Dean of Students, you must:

  • Have a track record of producing dramatic, demonstrable student achievement gains in an urban public-school setting.
  • Have the ability to build strong relationships quickly.
  • Be a strong problem solver, able to adapt and execute quickly.
  • Willingness to work occasional weekend and evening work hours required.
  • Pass criminal background check, as required by law.


  • Health Insurance (Include Vision & Dental)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Automatic Employer Retirement Contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program Benefits
  • Provide technology

Salary Band: $40,000-$48-000

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Elementary (K-6)
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