The management of the Ghana Education Service, GES has announced the urgent appointment of Deans of Discipline in Basic and Second Cycle Schools across the country. Read the full statement below.
Management is concerned about the recent spate of disciplinary issues in our
institutions and as a matter of urgency wishes to direct each school to appoint a
Dean of Discipline.
You are hereby directed to inform all Heads of Schools to appoint Deans of
Discipline through elections and submit
mit the list of all appointed to the Director-General by Friday, June 2023 through the secretariat. This message must be treated with urgency.
Dean of Discipline: Job Brief
The Dean of Students helps lead the efforts to build and maintain a strong, positive achieve culture. This Dean of Students position manages the behavior programs for the school and models how to establish
strong, mutually respectful relationships with students and families.
This position is a visible presence in all areas of the school and is responsible for all issues relating to the well-being of the students during their time at the school.
Reports to: Principal/Head Teacher.
Education/Certification of Dean of Discipline :
Required (Master’s preferred)
Ghana Teaching License.
Experience of Dean of Discipline
Job Description: Dean of Students
3–5 years experience in a school setting
Behavior management or relevant experience preferred.
- Be relentlessly committed to preparing every student for university and the world of work. Possess strong leadership and team skills.
•Be a self-aware leader who knows how to treat all members of the community with respect, appraises accurately his or her strengths and weaknesses, and is perceptive about how he or she is regarded
- Have superb organizational and self-management skills and be able to handle multiple responsibilities, have strong planning and execution skills; be a goal-oriented and effective problem-solver
- Possess excellent communication skills (written and oral).
•Be a model of dependability and punctuality.
•Be driven to improve the minds and lives of students.
•Being dedicated to doing whatever it takes to help all the school’s students achieve academic success.
•Be passionate about academic learning and insistent on academic excellence and rigor at all times.
The Dean works to define and build a transformative school culture consistent with the core values of the Ghana
Education Service. With the School Director, the Dean designs and implements programs that recognize and reward students; Devices school-wide rituals that promote the culture and sustain the school’s values.