High School Dean of Students 2022-2023

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  • Five or more years teaching and/or administration experience.

  • Valid Principal’s license.

  • Master’s degree or higher.

  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as Paragon may find appropriately acceptable.

REPORTS TO:  Principal

WORKS CLOSELY WITH:  Assistant Principal, Counselor(s), support staff and other staff members Paradise Schools may designate.


JOB GOAL:  To assist the Principal substantially and effectively in the task of providing leadership in

                        developing, achieving and maintaining the best possible educational programs and services for

                        our students.

                        The Dean of Students works collaboratively with the Principal, Assistant Principal, Curriculum   

                        Instructional Specialist, Counselor and support staff to lead, facilitate and oversee the student 

                        support, discipline and clubs across PHHS.


  • Work collaboratively with the principals to create, facilitate and oversee student opportunities as indicated in the student handbook.  (e.g. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, Behavior lessons during Prowler Hour, Extracurricular events, One-to-one Chromebook Program, Clubs, detention, lunch detentions and monitoring, discipline log, Character Strong).

  • Works collaboratively with principal, CIS, and teachers to implement Response to Intervention Program (RTI). As part of the RTI program, the Dean of Students would be responsible to coordinate and implement Title I & Title IV services and evaluate the effectiveness of intervention programs.  

  • Work with principal & parent liaison to facilitate parent involvement and communication. 

  • Works with the principal to serve as “Administrative Designee” for IEP meetings, as needed. 

  • Collaborates with counseling and teachers to organize student schedules. 

  • Works collaboratively with the building principals to implement the code of conduct found within the student handbook. This includes issuing the discipline consequences and procedures as described within the handbook. 

  • Collaborates with the principal to organize and oversee student accountability programs. (e.g Academic Supports, Improvement Plans, Academic Probation, No Pass No Play, Request for Assistance Process, Tiered Tardy Consequences, and Attendance Plans)

  • Collaborates with the principal to organize and implement Paradise Schools High School Emergency Operations Plan.

  • Keeps informed on the latest research, trends, and developments in all areas of education.

  • Plays a significant leadership role in fostering professional growth and building staff morale for Paradise Schools.

  • Assists in the preparation and administration of the budget.

  • Keeps informed of and interprets all laws, regulations, statutes, rules, and policies affecting Paradise Schools.

  • Works with teachers on classroom management strategies.

  • Consults with staff members about school departmental problems and the implementation of governing board policies and administrative rules.

  • Communicates to the Principal the requirements and needs of Paradise Schools as perceived by staff members.

  • Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as Paradise Schools may from time to time assign.  

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  206 days per year.  Hours 8:00am - 4:30pm per contract.

EVALUATION:  At least annually by Principals

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Paradise Schools

12775 N. 175th Ave , Surprise, AZ 85388

At the following locations

Paradise Honors Middle School

12775 N 175th Ave , Surprise, AZ 85388