Dean of Student Achievement

Dean of Student Achievement

Cristo Rey Richmond High School is a Catholic learning community that educates young people of limited economic means to become men and women of faith, purpose, and service. Through a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, integrated with a relevant work study experience, students graduate ready to succeed in college and in life. Cristo Rey Richmond High School is a part of the largest network of high schools in the country that exclusively serve families of limited economic means.


The Dean of Student Achievement is responsible for creating a successful academic program that prepares students to earn admission to college and persist through college.  The Dean of Student Achievement supports academic excellence, data-driven instruction, development of executive functioning skills, and multi-tiered interventions, and serves as a member of the senior leadership team for the school and on the academic division leadership team. 


  • Master’s degree in education or Educational Leadership with at least three years of high school teaching experience.
  • Strong background in the implementation of a rigorous, standards-based, college preparatory curriculum. 
  • Experience analyzing and utilizing multiple sources of data to increase student achievement. 
  • Demonstrated success as an instructional leader in creating high-expectation, supportive classroom environments.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English required.
  • Strong understanding of the academic, financial, and social barriers to college access for underrepresented, first‐generation students
  • Highly collaborative, dynamic leader with the ability to manage a large number professional relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required;
  • Commitment to the Mission, Vision, and Values of CRRHS.
  • Sensitivity to the ethnic, cultural, racial, and religious backgrounds of the students.


  • Inspire, lead, and work collegially with students, faculty, and staff. 
  • A strong commitment and ability to connect with limited-income, urban, minority students and their families. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community. 
  • Motivated by the potential accomplishments, innovations, and challenges associated with a growing institution and eager to work on a team that requires humility, integrity, tolerance, a desire for continuous improvement, and openness to feedback.
  • Ability to make professional decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues. 
  • Commitment and passion for Cristo Rey’s mission and Catholic, faith-based education.
  • Mentor Grade Level Team (GLTs) and Grade Level Team Leads
  • Work with GLTs to develop, track, and assess Tier 1 interventions in the area of Executive Functioning.
  • Serve as a member of the Student Support Team (SST) in Y1 and lead SST starting in Y2. 
  • Develop, track, and assess Tier 2 & 3 interventions in the area of Academics & Executive Functioning.
  • Lead the Student Success and College Success Academics & Executive Functioning. 
  • Gather, analyze, share, and report all necessary grade data, class attendance, missing work, test results, and students receiving interventions. 
  • Serve as a member of the Academic Leadership Team (ALT) and specifically the Teaching & Learning department. 
  • Plan and teach Professional Development for faculty in the area of Executive Functioning. 
  • Plan and run the Credit Recovery, AP Prep, and BRIDGE programs. 
  • Attend all faculty meetings. 
  • Coordinate Title I & Title III supports and any/all pull out programming. 
  • Facilitate Academic Probation. Organize and lead family meetings for students who are struggling. 
  • Maintain Honor Roll and any/all academic honors. 
  • Communicate academic progress with families. Maintain documentation of all family contact. 
  • Recommend students for academic dismissal. 
  • Coordinate after school office hours, tutoring, and writing/math centers. 
  • Oversee Athletic eligibility. 
  • Plan Student-led and/or Parent Conferences. 
  • Student superv 
  • Contribute academic data, guidance, and recommendations in student assemblies and class meetings. 
  • Track and issue consequences for period-to-period tardies and skipping class.

Please email your resume, three professional references, along with a cover letter detailing your academic vision and anticipated contributions to our mission, as an attached PDF to [email protected]
with the subject title “Dean of Student Achievement.”

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