Dean of the Logic & Rhetoric Schools

Valor Preparatory Academy
November 14, 2019
Waco, Texas
Job Type


JOB TITLE: Dean of the Logic & Rhetoric Schools  

POSITION TYPE: Administrative, Full-Time, Salaried 

REPORTS TO: Headmaster 

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters Degree or higher in education preferred (or at least pursuing graduate studies in education); preference given to individuals with experience leading within a Christian educational setting; strong preference given to individuals with a background in Christian classical education 

JOB DESCRIPTION: Valor Preparatory Academy, a growing PreK-10 Christian classical collaborative school in Waco, Texas, is looking for an experienced educational leader who is also a mature disciple of Jesus to lead the faculty and students in its Logic and Rhetoric Schools (grades 5-10 and growing) for the 2020-21 school year.  This individual should be passionate about pursuing excellence in the academic, spiritual, and social aspects of the school and should be able to lead these school divisions Christianly, classically, and collaboratively with parents. Valor’s Logic School meets on campus Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with home-day learning on Tuesday and Thursday; Valor’s Rhetoric School meets on campus for half-days Monday through Friday.  

Other responsibilities include: 

  • Teacher Leadership, Mentorship & Evaluation
  • Student Discipline
  • Student Social & Spiritual Life 
  • Student Counseling (personal & spiritual) 
  • College Counseling 
  • Lesson/unit plan oversight, accountability, and tracking 
  • Crafting goals and objectives for their division of the school (LS/RS) 
  • Parent/Co-Teacher Liaison within a collaborative (UMS) structure 
  • Student Safety & Security
  • Maintain Positive Faculty & Staff Work Environment 
  • Maintain Positive Student Learning Environment 
  • Interviewing of Potential Students/Families 
  • Interviewing & Hiring of New Faculty/Staff

In conjunction with other administrators: 

  • Developing & Implementing the School’s Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP) 
  • Regular Assessment of the School’s Curricular Scope-and-Sequence  
  • Course/Curriculum Development in their division of the school (LS/RS) 
  • School Scheduling within their division of the school (LS/RS) 
  • Professional Development of Faculty and Staff 

Individuals who are qualified and feel called should email their resume/CV and a cover letter to Headmaster Jared Nazarian at jared.nazarian@valorprep.com

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