JobID 3675 : Assistant Principal- Elementary (#1502583)

Job | Posted 5 months ago

SCHOOL YEAR 2019-2020


Assist the Principal in the administration of the school, including hiring, evaluating staff and providing leadership in the areas of personnel, curriculum development, student programs, budgets, contracts, professional development design and delivery. The Assistant Principal would serve as an instructional leader largely supporting teachers in improving instructional practices. Responsibilities also include school safety, student attendance, student discipline and community relations.
Must possess or be eligible for Colorado Principal License
Must have a minimum of an M.A. degree
Spanish bilingual skills desired
Previous administrator-type experience and background in teaching preferred
Early Childhood Educator Endorsement 
CDHS Early Childhood Center Director Qualified

Successful experience in increasing student achievement in high stakes testing environment
Experience working with diverse population
Must have proven experience in standards-based education, data driven instruction, embedded professional development, and use of assessment data
Must have proven success in increasing student achievement and creating positive change at the elementary school level in a standards-based instructional program

  • Strong instructional leader for the elementary school level
  • Increase student achievement
  • Use embedded professional development to build professional learning communities
  • Use assessment data to improve standards-based instructional program
  • Model, develop, and foster positive leadership with sensitivity to the unique and needs of minority students
  • Articulate a sense of vision and mission for the school and community consistent with the district's mission and focus
  • Strategic planning and entrepreneurship in developing educational interventions to improve school performance
  • Demonstrate communication/human relationship skills and organizational needs to develop an open, trusting relationship between faculty, students, and community members
  • Facilitate collective decision-making with staff and community and confront issues after thorough investigation
  • Demonstrate effective organizational and management skills
  • Evaluate and supervise certificated and classified employees in accordance with board policy and procedures
  • Demonstrate administrative characteristics that initiate, facilitate and promote organizational effectiveness
  • Promote and support the professional growth and development of certificated and classified staff
  • Communicate effectively with parents and promote parental involvement
  • Demonstrate experience with data driven instruction and embedded professional development
  • Assist in planning an effective, consisted and well articulated program for student discipline and attendance within the academy
  • Be a willing team member for the educational change needed to promote a successful learning academic of students
  • Be a decision-maker that can confront issues after thorough investigation and the utilization of research knowledge
  • Use knowledge of systems to support improvement of current systems
  • Demonstrate high academic expectations for all staff and students
  • Be responsible to the principal and will function as directed by the principal
  • Promote and sustain a healthy school culture and climate
  • Perform other duties as assigned
SALARY:  Range 4 of the Administrative Salary Schedule.  To view current Adams 14 salary schedules, please click here.  Adams County School District 14 is a direct deposit employer.
APPLICATIONS:   All candidates must complete the district's online application for employment. Apply online at  For more information call 303-853-3201.
ABOUT THE DISTRICT:  Adams 14, a nationally recognized leader in education innovation, is Colorado's 23rd largest school district and serves more than 7,500 students annually. Nestled in the historic community of Commerce City, Adams 14 strives to ensure academic success for every student by providing highly effective classroom instruction, supplemental enrichment opportunities and parent/family collaboration opportunities. To learn more about Adams 14, visit
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Per the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), the selected applicant shall be required to verify, within 72 hours of employment, their legal right to be employed in the United States. All contracts for employment of personnel shall be subject to approval by Adams County School District 14 Board of Education. Selected applicant must comply with all Adams County School District 14 Board of Education's policies, rules, and regulations.
Inspire. Educate. Empower.  Adams 14 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Adams County School District 14

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,714 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%



State Average: 415