2021-22 TOA/Dean of Students - Paradise Valley HS
Position: Teacher On Assignment (TOA)/Dean of Students
Location: Paradise Valley High School
Anticipated start date: 8/2/2021
The position of TOA/Dean of Students is allocated at the High School level for the purpose(s) of providing support for the administrative and instructional functions of the campus. The TOA/Dean of Students will perform a wide variety of administrative duties which include: addressing student discipline matters, facilitates community relations, and supervision and coordination of assigned student activities.
This position reports to High School Principal.
General Essential Functions:
- Processes student referrals pertaining to discipline, attendance and due process hearings.
- Confers with parents, faculty, staff, administration and others to seek solutions for the
academic, personal, behavioral and social/emotional problems of students.
- Participates as a member of appropriate community, campus and district committees as
- Ensures appropriate communication with students, parents, teachers, administrators and other
- Makes referrals to resources and assistance available at the school and community level to
address issues of attendance, discipline and behavior.
- Monitors discipline patterns, generates reports and analyzes data regarding student discipline.
- Facilitates workshops for students and parents on matters related to problem solving,
appropriate communication skills, interpersonal relations and anger management.
- Ensures that all work is completed in accordance with District policy and applicable state and
- Supervises and evaluates professional and/or support personnel for the purpose of monitoring performance, providing for professional growth and achieving overall objectives of school's curriculum.
- Other duties may be assigned by supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: analytical and critical thinking using computational techniques, with a focus on applying district, state and federal policies and regulations; operating standard computing equipment; performing standard searching and sorting techniques of digital information; preparing and maintaining accurate records; utilizing pertinent software applications; maintaining a strict and high level of confidentiality and ethics; being self-motivated and devoted; with excellent collaborative, organization and communication skills.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic numeracy, logic, statistics, including calculations using fractions, percents, probability, inference, and query language; read a variety of manuals, write documents using native and numerical languages following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: script, query, sequel, and programming logic.
ABILITY is required to schedule and coordinate activities; query and collate data; and use computational equipment, network services and software applications, job related equipment such as that used for photocopying, printing, labeling, and data copying. Flexibility is required to work and collaborate with others in a variety of time and socially sensitive circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; and working with detailed information.
Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; providing information and/or advising others; utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job’s functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization’s services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands; some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling. And significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 60% sitting, 20% walking and 20% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
Experience in a K-12 work environment
Bachelor degree or higher, in Education, Management, or related area.
Certificates and Licenses:
Education Certification in Arizona K12
Principal PreK12 Certificate Preferred
Criminal Background Clearance
Valid Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
FLSA Status -Exempt
Job Contact Information
Friday, May 28, 2021 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)