Mission College Preparatory Catholic High School is a diocesan secondary school serving 310 students, located in San Luis Obispo, CA. Founded in 1927, the school currently enjoys thriving programs and a highly regarded academic reputation, largely resulting from a qualified and experienced faculty, a supportive parent community, and motivated students – all of whom work in partnership within our distinctive culture of care and accountability.
Mission College Prep seeks a full-time Director of Student Life who will support the academic, social, developmental, and moral progress of each student in grades 9-12, in partnership with faculty, staff, and parents.
The Director of Student Life works with colleagues to facilitate the formation of MCP students in alignment with the values and dispositions expressed within the school’s Profile of the Graduate. The Director of Student Life makes proactive decisions that seek to balance the needs of individual students with the needs of the rest of the MCP community. These decisions are made within a progressive educational community that strives to know and support individual students in their developmental context while consistently holding them accountable for their behavior. The Director of Student Life is responsible for managing a number of high school systems, including disciplinary programs, academic integrity, and campus supervision. The Director of Student Life also oversees health, safety, and emergency management of students, faculty and staff.
The ideal candidate for the Director of Student Life position will display a willingness to promote Catholic ideals and culture, have experience within an independent or Catholic School setting. He or she will demonstrate experience and expertise with student supervision, program management, and working with students, parents. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience as well as a developmental sensitivity and understanding of adolescence.