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Assistant Director of Middle School
Tony Reyes

Brentwood School inspires every student to:
Think critically and creatively.
Act ethically.
Shape a future with meaning. 

BRENTWOOD SCHOOL

Assistant Director of Middle School

Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for an Assistant Director of Middle School beginning July, 2021. We are seeking individuals with administrative experience to assist the Middle School Director in maintaining a dynamic environment in the Middle School.

It is expected a successful candidate would:

  • Foster a culture of community in Middle School
  • Support programming that strengthens student commitment to the Core Values
  • Nurture the growth of emotional intelligence and character development of students
  • Demonstrate and promote a collaborative approach when working with faculty and staff
  • Support students in meeting various school expectations
  • Support and advance school-wide initiatives
  • Engage and support students of varied identities, lifestyles, and beliefs
  • Create an environment that fosters open discussion with the freedom to express varied points of view

In addition, a candidate should possess the following qualities and attributes:

  • Shown dedication to being a student advocate
  • Demonstrated success as a confident problem solver
  • Commitment to professional growth and to high professional standards
  • Flexibility
  • Sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
  • An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Strong collaboration and cross-cultural competency

Candidates should have at least 5 years of teaching or other relevant experience in independent schools. Candidates holding advanced degrees are preferred.

 

The Assistant Middle School Director should:

  • Be highly organized and have excellent communication skills
  • Exhibit a collaborative approach to leadership that produces effective decision making and that reveals a genuine enthusiasm for working with colleagues, sharing strategies, and
  • exploring effective ways to enhance the student experience
  • Have a passion for teaching and learning and find joy working with adolescents
  • Cultivate an equitable and diverse Middle School community

Specific duties include:

  • Provide overall assistance to the Middle School Director in the routine operation of the Middle School
  • Coordinate the Student Life programming, including Advisory, assemblies, student clubs, student council.
  • Develop the Advisory program scope and sequence
  • Manage the logistics and preparations for student orientations and retreats
  • Support faculty leaders of student organizations (affinity groups, student council, SLO)
  • Plan school-sponsored social events
  • Coordinate end of year events
  • Work with faculty on student life matters, including participation with the student support team.
  • Assist the Parents Association regarding student events
  • Work with Middle School Director regarding student conduct
  • Counsel students when necessary, working closely with the MS psychologist
  • Attend all grade level, faculty, administrative, and other meetings
  • Engage in curricular discussions
  • Participate in the process of hiring faculty and staff
  • Assist with the review of report cards
  • Engage in various aspects of MS scheduling (including class assignments and room allocation) in coordination with the Middle School Director

Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at www.bwscampus.com.

Please submit a letter of interest and a resume electronically. In your letter, highlight your education and experience specifically related to diversity, equity, and inclusion:

Ms. Nasrin Farahmand
Middle School Administrative Assistant Brentwood School
100 S. Barrington Place Los Angeles, CA 90049
email: nfarahmand@bwscampus.com

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