Dean of Students
Job Details
Experienced
Arizona Collegiate High School - Phoenix, AZ
Full Time
Graduate Degree
$42,000.00 - $56,000.00
Negligible
Day
Education
Description

We are looking for a full time Dean of Students to join the team! Arizona Collegiate High School is a charter school located in northwest Phoenix. We are dedicated to helping at-risk youth graduate and plan for success post-graduation. The Dean of Students will be responsible for providing overall student management related to behavior and attendance. Responsible for student recruitment and retention, marketing and community outreach. 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Arizona School Administrators Certificate preferred.
  • Master’s degree in education or degree in an area relevant area preferred.
  • Management and supervisory skills and/or training experience.
  • Knowledge of adolescent behavior issues and psychology. Knowledge of community agencies/programs serving youth and families. Position requires a strong, blended background in school administration, and community engagement
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assist the Principal in the resolution of discipline problems and maintain records of any action taken. Ensures that an optimum learning environment is maintained.
  • Develops strategic plan and implements dropout prevention programs and activities.
  • Develops strategic plan and implements student recruitment programs and activities.
  • Supervises the development, implementation, distribution, and orientation of the student
  • handbooks to ensure that the students and families are familiar with the policies and procedures of the high school.
  • Works in cooperation with the students, parents, teachers, advisors, and principal to maximize academic success for all members of the learning community.
  • Oversee all matters of student attendance, coordinate outreach to students and families and make recommendations to the principal for resolution of chronic attendance problems.
  • Develops and maintain a liaison with community and governmental agencies in regard
  • to problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse, truancy, homelessness, mental health
  • initiatives and other social and disciplinary issues.
  • Accesses local social services and academic resources on behalf of the agency’s students and their caregivers.
  • Responsible for managing and implementing the Homeless Programs and McKinney Vento Programs
  • Responsible for the Inventory and Distribution of materials to facilitate the Distance Learning Program and Remote learning, to include creation of student Google/Schoology Account accounts.
  • Coordinate with Principal to facilitate a Restorative Practices program.
  • Meets with parents regarding disciplinary hearings, etc. and act as a liaison between parents, students, and teachers.
  • Responsible for conducting surveys of students, parent and teacher needs and interests.
  • Oversees the coordination of parent education events and parent volunteers.
  • Responsible for creating and publishing school newsletters, social media, and other forms of communication for families and community
  • Responsible for school tours and orientation sessions for new families.
  • Responsible for inter-agency referrals and communication with judicial representatives.
  • Serve on committees and other groups charged to enhance safety and emergency preparedness.
  • Help supervise all extended-day academic activities.
  • Attends meetings as assigned and prepares reports as requested.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess highly developed problem solving, analytical, and facilitation skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to promote thoughts and ideas to all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and take initiative with timely follow-through.
  • Ability to work with youth and parents.
  • Proficient in interpreting raw data into graphs or other visual aids.
  • Able to create basic tables and spreadsheets.
  • Possess the ability to complete projects independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with people of varied social, cultural and educational backgrounds.
  • Ability to perform recurring tasks while maintaining accuracy.
  • Proficient computers skills including Microsoft Office, databases, and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule, including some evenings, and weekends.
  • Must be able to obtain a valid Arizona driver's license and become insurable.
  • Must be able to obtain an IVP Fingerprint clearance card.
  • This is a twelve-month administrative position.

 

Excellent Benefits Include:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Arizona State Retirement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Earned Paid Sick Time

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must, on a daily basis, lift and/or move up to 20 pounds several times a day.  Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Additional Requirements:

Must be 21 years of age (insurance requirement) and possess a valid AZ driver’s license with a “clean” or “acceptable” driving record.

Pima Prevention Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or in any other term, condition, or privilege of employment with regards to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, disability, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, or any status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants and employees be given equal opportunity and that hiring and other employment-related decisions are based on job-related factors.

Thank you for considering Pima Prevention Partnership – Partnership Schools as an employer.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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