JobID 1847 : Principal - Severance High School (#1960414)

Job | Posted 2 months ago


Join a fast-growing district which is celebrated for its outstanding schools and friendly hometown feel! Weld RE-4 School District is nestled along the Front Range of Northern Colorado offering stunning Rocky Mountain views and easy access to Denver International Airport. Our community has been named in multiple publications as the best place in Colorado to live and raise a family. Enjoying 300 days of sunshine a year, residents are drawn to the area for skiing, biking, hiking, camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities. We also benefit from great shopping centers, restaurants, and other amenities; outstanding neighborhoods; a robust high-tech industry; and nearby universities which make our area a center for cultural opportunities, scientific research, fresh ideas, and new businesses. 
Our thriving school district serves over 7,300 students in nine traditional schools and two charter schools in the towns of Windsor, Severance, and west Greeley. We are quickly becoming known as the premier district in northern Colorado due to our innovative approaches, high standards, and wide-range of program options. Experiences in Weld RE-4 School District are designed to inspire our students and employees alike. Our personalized approach to teaching, learning, and working empowers all to advance their skills.
We believe that investing in the people who inspire, coach, and mentor our learners will provide rewards for students, educators, and the community. Our forward-thinking leaders are essential to establishing and maintaining the conditions for success and innovation. Weld RE-4 School District’s greater vision guides continual transformation to ensure relevant and engaging experiences for all. Our approach creates a learning community filled with encouragement, high expectations, and pride.

Position:  Principal at Severance High School, Windsor, Colorado. Position will start in early June, 2020. Must hold a current Colorado Administrator's License.  260 days per year.   

Salary range  APT Schedule:  $101,990 - $124,378 based on work experience.  (based on 2019-2020 salary schedule-subject to change).


Shall have a minimum of three years of successful classroom teaching experience prior to appointment as Principal.

Minimum of three years successful administrative experience preferred.

Shall have obtained a Master's degree from an accredited institution which prepares him/her for the educational leadership and administrative duties required.

Shall qualify for the Colorado School Administrator License. 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Annually as approved by the Board of Education.


• The principal shall be the chief administrative head of the school to which assigned and is directly responsible to the superintendent for all organization, administration, supervision, and evaluation within the building, and shall keep the superintendent fully informed about all activities and needs of the school.

• To enforce state and local school district regulations and file all required reports and with appropriate staff make additional rules which are consistent with board policy.

• To have charge of all building records and make accurate reports thereon as required by the superintendent.

• To be responsible, in cooperation with the Administrative Assistant, for scheduling of any public use of the buildings assigned for supervision.

• To be responsible for appraisal of the effectiveness of all teachers and special service personnel assigned for supervision.

• Recommend the selection, retention, and dismissal of assigned teachers.

• To be responsible for the general appearance and proper use of assigned property and report promptly any unusual damage.

• To be responsible for the safety of students and personnel, including drills, programs, environment, etc.

• Establish an adequate financial accounting system for all applicable funds and make periodic reports on same to the board.

• To be responsible for administrative coordination with the student personnel services, development of master schedules and general supervision of pupil scheduling procedures.

• To review serious disciplinary cases using parent and pupil conferences when necessary, suspensions (up to five days), or recommendations to superintendent on expulsions. 

• The ability to articulate personal values and beliefs when asked.

• Conveys high expectations for students, staff and self.

• Develop a yearly instructional management plan specifying goals, objectives, activities and time lines. 

• Continue to improve horizontal and vertical articulation and integration of the instructional program.

• Coordinate and monitor the implementation of special programs in the building.

• Observes classrooms on a regular basis and reinforces effective practices and remediates ineffective ones.

• Will use a variety of techniques to identify and resolve problems and makes decisions based on relevant information and existing conditions with staff, students and parents.

• Will be able to communicate effectively with all segments of the school and the community, and welcomes communications from those groups.

• To perform other duties as assigned.      

SALARY:  Salary shall be determined by the Board of Education.

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Superintendent of Schools

EVALUATION:  As specified in Policy GCOC and appropriate rules and procedures.

Posted By

Weld County Reorganized School District No. Re-4 Windsor

1020 MAIN STREET, WINDSOR, CO 80550-4776
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,236 (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