Choice Schools
  • Ivywood Classical Academy
  • Plymouth, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Ivywood Classical Academy teaches and equips scholars to become moral and intellectual leaders in a self-governing society. We inspire wonder.


Ivywood Classical Academy is a tuition-free public school academy that educates students using the virtues-based, rigorous, classical education tradition. The classical curriculum is time-tested, research-based and is proven to develop children into thoughtful, caring, educated, freethinking young adults. The curriculum emphasizes an education in the humanities, sciences, and arts and integrates Spanish and Latin language to promote depth in learning.

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Our real masterpiece is the unleashing of human potential. While our main focus is on creating the conditions of success for children to achieve their dreams, we also focus on developing one another through meaningful relationships, challenging work, constructive feedback, sound professional training, and a true commitment to nurturing the career path of each team member.


Dean of Students

Start Date: July 1, 2021

Full-time, year-round, exempt position.

Ivywood Classical Academy
14356 Genoa Ct, Plymouth, MI 48170

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To assist in providing intervention programs to work with students toward fulfillment of the students' potential intellectual, emotional and behavioral growth.


  • Coordinates programs and activities designed to meet the academic needs of all students.
  • Promotes family involvement in education through partnerships between the Academy, parents and other organizations.
  • Provides information, training, and support for families and educators.
  • Increases educators' awareness of the academic issues that impact family improvement for at risk, minority or hard-to-reach families.
  • Assists with the academic assessments of the students.
  • Assesses present developmental levels for purposes of implementing behavior intervention plans.
  • Implements the behavior intervention plan with the information collected based on the individual needs of the child and family.
  • Collects and documents reports for the student's record for the purpose of ongoing academic and behavior intervention plans.
  • Assists family members and school staff for the purpose of providing behavioral and academic intervention strategies.
  • Receives referrals and background information for the purpose of conducting assessments and implementing behavior and academic intervention plans.
  • Serves with guardians, faculty, and student groups as requested in advancing educational related activities and objectives.
  • Performs record-keeping functions as the Principal directs.
  • Seeks professional and personal development opportunities to develop knowledge and skills.
  • Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as the Principal or Area Superintendent may assign.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree.
  • Knowledge of and skills working with students.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication using proper grammar and vocabulary.
  • Exemplary work habits verified by previous employers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of PBIS, behavior intervention methods.

Desired Requirements:

  • Successful experience as a teacher.
  • Previous experience in a school leadership role.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options!
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and 401(K)!
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave!
  • Paid time off and vacation time!
  • Education Tuition Reimbursement is available.
  • Employee Assistance Program available.

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For more information please email Erin Sangalli, Assistant Director of HR, at

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