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Patchogue-Medford School District Secondary Dean of Students in Patchogue, New York


The dean will have responsibilities assigned by the building principal that include, but are not limited to:

  • Promote close working relationships with parents, students and staff

  • Facilitate a climate that is conducive to student learning and development

  • Manage student supervision issues and enforce school code of conduct

  • Counsel students and parents about school and district policies

  • Provide information for development of monitoring student behavior plans

  • Serve as a resource to staff in dealing with classroom management issues

  • Assist in developing programs to promote positive student behavior as well as intervention strategies

  • Coordinate/assist in the planning of parent/student prevention programs and assemblies

  • Provide appropriate recommendations for behavior regarding disciplinary consequences

  • Maintain and analyze student discipline records

  • Provide peer mediation

  • Responsible for implementing restorative justice practices

  • Facilitate teacher-student conferences and parent-teacher conferences

  • Provide assistance/modeling in conflict resolution strategies for teachers during PDP’s

  • Communicate effectively with educational community, parents and supplemental agencies, as necessary (SCPD, CPS workers, AFY/PINS caseworkers and probation officers)

  • Be flexible with working hours, as needed, to conclude school investigations and disciplinary matters

  • Required to attend and present at Superintendent Hearings as applicable

  • Required to generate monthly discipline reports to be reviewed with administration

  • Must be available to meet with administration to analyze, collect, discuss information and data for VADIR/DASA reports

  • Will be required to attend child study teams, manifestation determinations and CSE meetings as required

  • Must be available after hours to chaperone and assist at school events as specified by building leadership

  • Must be available for summer grade level orientation programs for incoming students (dates TBD)

  • Perform other specific job-related duties as directed

Job Qualifications


  • Must possess or be eligible for New York State Certification


    Must be creative and passionate instructional leader who possesses the ability to motivate students to strive for academic excellence. Successful candidates will work in a fast paced, challenging environment that is dedicated to academic and social success for all students. Collaborative team players that have the desire to become part of a dynamic team are encouraged to apply.

Position Start Date:09/01/2023

Application Deadline:03/21/2023

Job Number: 002-23-24