Valley Vista High School - Surprise, AZ

Dysart Unified School District

Surprise, Arizona ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4069245
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 24, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description



Assistant Principal of Athletics




















SUMMARY:  Coaches student athletic programs.



  • Coach student athletes in area of assigned responsibility.
  • Organize and supervise a total sports program.
  • Establish and maintain good rapport with students, employees, community members and vendors.
  • Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality.
  • Other job related duties as assigned.


  • Valid Arizona teacher certification, or Arizona coaching certification, or Level 1 Certification issued by National Federation of High School Associations (NFHS) (This requirement is only for Head/Varsity positions) 


Previous successful coaching experience in the assigned sport.



  • Obtain and maintain a valid Arizona Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card (AZ IVP FPCC).                              
  • Obtain and maintain First Aid/CPR certification.
  • Completion of NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Course.
  • Completion of NFHS Heat Illness Prevention Course.
  • Completion of NFHS Concussion in Sports.
  • Completion of NFHS Cheer & Dance Safety Certificate (this requirement is for cheer positions only).
  • Completon of NFHS Cheer & Dance Exam (this requirement is for cheer positions only).


  • Standard practices, methods and materials of assigned work.
  • Occupational hazards and applicable safety principles and practices.
  • Uses and properties of supplies and equipment.
  • Customer service principles.
  • Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment.
  • Modern office technology. 


  • Following directions and meeting standards.
  • Providing attention to detail in assignments.
  • Comprehending reference books and manuals.
  • Organizing and maintaining supplies.
  • Providing customer service.
  • Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications.
  • Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.


Positions in this class require:  pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.


Medium Work:  Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Standing for extended periods of time.


Working Conditions:  Work is routinely performed outdoor environment including exposure to noise and being on your feet. Requires standing in inclement weather including summer heat.


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

The Dysart Unified School District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Dysart Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students.

  • Position Type: After school/Evening
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Athletics & Activities > Coaching
  • Employer Description

    Dysart schools are among the top-rated in the state of Arizona. The district is home to the #8 ranked K-8 school in Arizona (Freedom Traditional Academy), three top 100 K-8 schools, and two top 50 high schools in the state. Overall, Dysart has 12 “A” rated and 10 “B” rated schools, 11 of which out-rank our local counterparts. Additionally, Freedom Traditional Academy has the highest test scores of any school in the cities of Surprise and El Mirage.

    Dysart Schools have been recognized both nationally and internationally with AdvancED Accreditation, and are dedicated to serving the needs of all children with high quality academic coursework, before-and after-school programs, and services for the entire community. Boasting a graduation rate that exceeds both the state and national average, the Dysart Unified School District prepares all students to be ready for college and career through excellence and success.

    Strong academics, arts, and athletic programs are an integral part of each school, and ensuring students are equipped with the skills necessary to meet the challenges and opportunities in a 21st Century society are at the heart of our mission and vision. Dysart Schools offers one of the largest selections of academic pathways in the state, allowing students a personalized learning experience while meeting Arizona Academic Standards. Opportunities include full-day kindergarten, Career and Technical Education, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, signature programs, and gifted and special education programs.

    Dysart provides students the opportunity to explore their artistic side through an expansive fine arts program, where students participate in a progressive, performance-based curriculum that encourages them to reach their academic, creative, and expressive potential. Dysart students earned the second highest number of Arizona State Seals for Arts Proficiency across the state last year.

    Earning nine state championships in 2021-2022, Dysart Schools are highly competitive in athletics, and offer great opportunities for all students. Dysart offers competitive athletic classes to help students hone their athletic skills and abilities during the school day, and we aim to provide positive experiences and guide our student athletes toward realizing their full potential.

    Dysart Unified School District serves over 23,000 pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students in the Northwest Phoenix Metropolitan area. The district encompasses 140 square miles, serving parts of El Mirage, Glendale, Surprise, Youngtown, and Maricopa County. The district is home to four K-4 elementary schools, four middle schools serving grades 5-8, 12 K-8 elementary schools, four comprehensive high schools, a preschool, and one alternative program. Learn more about us...

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    Location Description

    We are a comprehensive high school that enhances academics through diverse and rigorous coursework, arts and athletics to prepare students for college and career. The endeavor continues to increase student opportunities for preparation for college (AP, Dual, AVID, CTE).

    Each year we reevaluate the effectiveness of each program and make changes as warranted based on college and career requirements. We have increased the number of course offerings in both Advanced Placement and dual enrollment. These courses are ABOR approved and allow students to earn college credit prior to graduating high school. Furthermore, we keep abreast of current job trends that are growing in Surprise and Arizona.

    Valley Vista High School serves the communities of the Northwest Valley and is conveniently located in the heart of Surprise on the northwest corner of Greenway Road and Parkview Place. Learn more about us...

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    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Dysart USD HR Department
    • 15802 North Parkview Place
    • Surprise, Arizona 85374

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