Dean of Academics (Elementary)
Posted date [2018-May-21]  (ID: 1294)
Founded in 1996 and Accredited through AdvancED, the Islamic School of Irving is a K-12 preparatory school that serves a diverse, multi-cultural community in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

The Islamic School of Irving provides a unique, individualized, accelerated educational program that is shaped by Islamic values and which prepares students for higher learning, leadership, service, and community builders.

ISI was founded on and continues to embody:
βΆ Spiritual growth and faith development
βΆ Academic excellence in an innovative and creative environment
βΆ Formation in a positive and nurturing environment
βΆ Commitment to community building and community service
βΆ Appreciation of individual uniqueness and value...
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Position Summary:


The school Dean of Academics (Elementary) serves as the academic leader, responsible for managing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all elementary students are supervised in a safe and traditional Islamic learning environment that meets the approved curricula and mission of the school from grades K-5. Dean of Academics (Elementary) is also responsible for achieving academic excellence through collaboration and nurture of all of the elementary school faculty and leadership team.




  • Manage, evaluate and supervise effective and clear procedures for the operation and functioning of the school of grades K-5 consistent with the philosophy, mission, values, and goals of the Islamic School of Irving. 
  • Ensure compliance with all laws, board policies and civil regulations. 
  • Evaluate and provide governance to all instructional programs of the school from grades K-5. 
  • Supervise in a fair and consistent manner effective discipline and attendance systems with high standards, consistent with the philosophy, values, and mission of the school for grades K-5.  
  • Establish a professional rapport with students and with staff that has their respect. 
  • Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents and school personnel. 
  • Serve as a role model for students, demonstrating the importance and relevance of learning, accepting responsibility, and demonstrating pride in the education profession. 
  • Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students for grades K-5 and staff for academic performance and responsibility for behavior. 
  • Nurture both students and teachers to achieve their greatest potential academically, instructionally and spiritually. 
  • Maintain positive, cooperative and mutually supportive relationships with staff, parents, and other stakeholders. 
  • Complete in a timely fashion all records and reports as requested by the Principal. 
  • Communicate with the Principal regularly about the needs, successes and general academics of the school for grades K-5. 
  • Establish procedures for safe storing and integrity of all public and confidential school records. 
  • Protect the confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing such information within legal confines.
  • Attend required committee meetings (e.g.: fund-raising, status calls, technology night, curriculum) and extra school-sponsored functions and religious events.
  • Perform any duties that are within the scope of employment and certifications, as assigned by the Principal and not otherwise prohibited by law or in conflict with the contract. 
  • Should be flexible with work schedule to work weekend and evening hours as required. 

Education/Training (Requisite Skills and Training):

  • Master’s Degree in an Educational or related field, Principal certification an asset.
  • Demonstrated and proven ability in leading and structuring school with over 600 students
  • Minimum of 4 years of supervisory or leadership experience preferred. Prior experience in classroom teaching is a
  • Ability to work with staff and students of different cultural backgrounds
  • Must be self-motivated and able to respond quickly and effectively to changing environments.
  • Solid written, oral and presentation Must be a proficient MS Office user.
  • Well-versed in Islamic Fluency in English, with Arabic being a plus.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.  
  • Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check and drug test.
Job Title Dean of Academics (Elementary)
Post Details
Posted By Islamic School of Irving
Job Function Dean of Academics (Elementary)
Start Date 06/01/2018
Cell Phone
Email careers(at)
Location Irving, TX
Deadline 2018-May-31
Sponsorship No
Location Location -> TX - Texas
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Education & Training