Administrative | Administrative Dean | Secondary Schools | Available: 08/01/2023 | Closing: Open until filled


Edina Public Schools, home of the Hornets, is a dynamic learning community delivering educational excellence and preparing all students to realize their full potential. Through academics, activities, and opportunities, we encourage creativity, foster curiosity, and develop critical thinking skills. We support every student’s educational journey by creating a caring and inclusive school culture that supports the whole student. Our vision is for each and every student to discover their possibilities and thrive.

Edina Public Schools is seeking exceptional candidates with proven records of success for our new Administrative Dean positions to work at one of our three (3) secondary buildings (two middle schools and one high school), scheduled to begin August 1, 2023. With a focus to support and advance the Edina Public Schools’ mission, vision and core values, the Administrative Dean is responsible for providing administrative assistance and support to the Building Principal. The Administrative Dean is the primary administrator and coordinator of day-to-day student management and attendance matters. Under the direction of the Building Principal, and the guidance of the Director of Teaching and Learning, the Administrative Dean provides instructional leadership and staff development opportunities for faculty and staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-Provides building and student management and supervision.
-Recruits, hires, develops, supervises, and evaluates licensed and non-licensed employees.
-Plans and executes professional development for licensed and non-licensed employees.
-Communicates the district’s vision, mission, core values and beliefs and provides professional expertise and assistance to individuals, other district staff, and the community concerning areas of expertise/knowledge.
-Attends training sessions, conferences, seminars, district, and departmental meetings.

Essential Position Duties
-Building effective, collaborative relationships with administration, employees, students, families, and community.
-Ensuring the use of culturally competent school system practices to meet the needs of each and every student.
-Recognizing and coaching quality teaching practices to ensure student learning.
-Providing human relation, presentational and communication skills needed to effectively interact with all stakeholders.
-Presenting complex concepts in an understandable and appropriate manner to diverse stakeholders.
-Using judgment and discretion in handling issues in accordance with district policies and procedures.

Please see the attached job description for additional information. 

Required Qualifications: A master’s degree, a Minnesota administrative and teaching license, and a minimum of five (5) years of teaching experience are required.

Compensation & Benefits pursuant to the Non-Affiliated Guidebook

Days per year:
220 days (duty days to fall between August 1 – June 30)

-Starting salary $108,035 depending on administrative experience
-Eligible for up to $2,150 in performance pay annually

Paid holidays:
10 paid holidays

-District contribution towards health insurance plan:

  • $625.92 for single coverage
  • $1,342.88 for single+1 coverage
  • $1,764.06 for family coverage

-District contribution towards dental insurance plan:

  • $40 for single coverage
  • $75 for single+1 coverage
  • $121 for family coverage

-Annual accrual of 15 days of basic leave (4 may be used as personal leave)
-403(b) matching contribution of up to 2% of annual salary

Application Procedure: Please apply online at Application materials must include an ISD 273 application, cover letter, resume, a copy of Minnesota administrative license, three letters of recommendation, and educational transcript(s).

Timeline: This position will remain open until the end of the business day on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.

Confidential Inquiry: If you would like to make a confidential inquiry about this leadership opportunity, please contact Sonya Sailer, Director of Human Resources, by telephone at (952) 848-4911 or via email at

Edina Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.