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Dean of Students $60,000 – $98,000

Saint Monica Preparatory (Santa Monica)






Saint Monica Preparatory, a parish, coeducational, college preparatory high school in Santa Monica, California, is considering applications for a Dean of Students for the 2024 – 2025 school year. The Dean of Students serves under the direct supervision of the principal and is responsible for the organization and implementation of the school’s character development and safety programs.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Meeting with students, as needed, in response to non-compliance with school policies;
  • Overseeing the school’s safety and emergency preparedness programs;
  • Working together with parents, school administration, teachers, and counseling staff in the prevention and notification of student disciplinary issues;
  • Overseeing yard supervision before and after school, during breaks and lunch, and during certain co-curricular events;
  • Serving as a member of the administrative council and academic and disciplinary review boards;
  • Teaching two periods – subject area dependent on the applicant’s qualifications.

Salary commensurate with education and experience. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles offers health benefits, including medical, dental, and vision, and all employees are enrolled in pension benefits from the time of employment and considered vested after five years of full-time employment.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing your high school experience and background to:

Attention: Mr. James Spellman, Principal


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Experience working in a school environment
  • Strong classroom management experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to modeling the values of Catholic educational leadership

Desirable Qualities:

  • Masters Degree in Education, Educational Administration (or related field) or California Administrative Services Credential
  • Three years of successful administrative experience
  • Collaborative leadership style with strong interpersonal and team-building skills

Wage Range
The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.

Information/Application Contact

Saint Monica Preparatory (Santa Monica)

1030 Lincoln Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90403