Dean of Students (Middle School)

Wilmington City Schools / Wilmington Middle School

Wilmington Middle School is hiring a Dean of Students. Qualified candidates must have a current teaching license and will be paid on the teacher salary schedule and calendar plus 10 additional days. The Dean of Students is a key member of the school climate and security team, charged with building effective systems to create a positive school culture, a well-disciplined school environment, and to support a positive home-to-school connection. The Dean of Students supports student discipline by managing the Positive Behavior Interventions and working closely with mental health providers on behalf of students and families. Through language, actions, and decisions, the Dean of Students demonstrates the belief that all students can learn at a high level and maintains an unwavering focus on results. See Dean of Students Job Description (attached pdf). The position is grant funded through FY24.

The Wilmington City School district encourages all staff and students to support a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work, teach, and learn. We are seeking staff members who are culturally responsive and embrace inclusion.

WCS is working towards being a Trauma Informed District that focuses on relationships and resiliency within our employees and students. Currently, staff members are being trained in Restorative Practices to help build a sense of community, belonging, and interconnectedness. This work also aligns with the district’s overall climate goal of Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports (PBIS).

Our District employs more than 300 staff members (195 certified) and provides a rich professional development program with ongoing support for our staff.

Our Mission, as an award-winning and diverse school district, in partnership with parents and community, is to develop in all students the knowledge and skills needed to become productive citizens in the global community by challenging each student with a rigorous, relevant, and stimulating curriculum in a safe and caring environment.



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