JobID 9405 : Principal (#1912907)
Early College Academy Principal, Early College Academy
Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range: Administrative/ Professional/ Technical
Salary Range 18: $100,242 to $147,268 (Negotiable based on experience)
Reports to: Assistant Superintendent of Academic Achievement
Contract Length/ Days: (2019-2020/ 230 days)
Date Posted: November 4, 2019
Deadline for application: Until-Filled (Applicant screening will begin no later than 11/11/2019. Applications are still accepted until the position is filled; however, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible)
Valid Colorado Principal Licensure
Three years successful teaching, one year successful leadership (school or district level)
CPI (can be obtained after hire)
At least three years of high school teaching experience, and at least three years of experience in high school administration and supervision.
Demonstrates skills and abilities in working with teachers and college personnel in developing affective teaching strategies in a team environment. Demonstrates an understanding of and a desire to work successfully with children. Demonstrates an ability to ensure student academic growth and increased student achievement. Demonstrates skills in facilitating and developing a unified improvement plan. Demonstrates skills in supervision of instruction. Demonstrates skills in facilitating change and transition. Demonstrates ethical behaviors and conduct. Experience as a school counselor preferred. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to successfully lead diverse groups of people. Demonstrates a high-level in the uses and functions of technologies with supportive instructional strategies including blended learning and one-to-one device initiatives. Ability to mediate and resolve conflicts. Knowledge of adolescent growth and development and implications for instructional decisions influencing the teaching/learning cycle. Knowledge of Colorado and district content standards, and knowledge of the requirements from the Colorado Commission of Higher Education. Successful completion of CPI training in the first employment year. Through the educational program, personnel administration, management and community relations, directs, guides and coordinates the total educational program with the school so as to promote the educational development of each student. Responsible to the Director of School Leadership.
• Supervise a highly engaged staff in student achievement. The principal models and sets high standards to ensure quality learning experiences that lead to success for all students. The principal leads and supports a school community that is committed to and focused on a system of learning.
• Establishes performance goals for the building, prioritizes activities to achieve the highest benefit relative to inputs, and works to meet goals using direct action, staffing, and other available resources while marketing the school to the Aims Community College service areas.
• The principal will collaborate with the Aims Community College Dean and other college administrators on all matters, including personnel, curriculum and scheduling.
• Assists in the development, revisions, and evaluation of the district-approved curriculum based on state and district-approved curriculum based on state and district standards, while upholding the higher education standards for guaranteed transfer college credits.
• Focuses on achievement data in a problem-solving process that must include all staff.
• Provides leadership and direction for focused and collaborative staff development.
• Implements lawful and ethical personnel procedures and evaluations and adheres to contractual obligations through high levels of feedback, accountability and visibility in the school community.
• Responsible for the recruiting, screening, hiring, and training of building staff.
• Demonstrates instructional leadership through a cycle of continuous improvement by effectively planning, implementing, scheduling, monitoring, and evaluating the instructional program through the unified improvement plan. Principals must be effective leaders of the change process.
• Encourages a small-school culture of continuous learning while also supporting students who aspire to the demands of a college environment. The principal organizes and manages human and financial resources to create a safe and effective working and learning environment and maximizes the impact to culture and achievement at the school.
• Assumes responsibility for the safety and administration of the school plan.
• Monitors the effective use of instructional time on task.
• Assists students in course selection and orientation to school procedures and academic opportunities.
• Encourages students to participate in school and community activities.
• Works with students on Individual Career and Academic Planning.
• Confers, collaborates and consults with parents, teachers, colleagues, administrators, and community professionals to help students and families.
• Develops schedules that support school and district instructional goals to maximize student achievement gains.
• Plans and supervises fire drills and an emergency preparedness program.
• Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, according to due process to students.
• Supervises the preparation of all school reports and records.
• Monitors the implementation of procedures to maintain positive behavior management and effective discipline.
• Supervises and maintains accurate internal fund accounting related to all school activities and allied organizations. Maintains and manages property control. Maintains and manages payroll procedures.
• Markets the district's mission/belief/focus. Establishes and maintains active community involvement by encouraging participation in school life.
• Acts as a liaison by developing positive relations between school, parents, and community. Provide opportunities for parents to interact with staff.
• Assists in the in-services orientation and training of teachers with special responsibility for staff administrative procedures and instructions.
• Makes recommendations concerning the school's administration and instruction.
• Develops and supervises the school budget to maximize the use of available resources to impact student achievement.
• Conducts meetings of the staff as necessary for the proper functioning of the school.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes
Work Environment/ Physical Demands
Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important
Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds
Knowledge, Skills and Mental Ability
- Knowledge of Colorado and district content standards.
- Knowledge and skills sufficient to perform all duties of the position.
- Prefers leadership situations relating to meeting the social, emotional, psychological and academic needs of students.
- Prefers a work environment where flexibility, ability to deal with conflict, a high tolerance for stress, an ability to quickly internalize information and make informed decisions, and long hours are a part of the assignment. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, gender identity, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.
Apply online www.greeleyschools.org