Job Description

Openings as of 5/21/2019
Administration

  • ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL - MEADOWLARK K-8 - .50 FTE JobID: 44659
  • Position Type:
    Administration

  • Date Posted:
    5/15/2019

  • Location:
    509-Meadowlark School

  • Closing Date:
    05/22/2019

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    ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL - .50 FTE
    MEADOWLARK SCHOOL


    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    MEADOWLARK SCHOOL is Boulder Valley School District’s first school in Erie, Colorado, serving students K through 8th grade with a preschool program. The school is a dynamic learning environment organized into five learning communities: PK-K, 1st-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th and 7th-8th. Flexible grouping arrangements and project/problem based learning are core instructional strategies in creating challenging, meaningful and engaging learning opportunities for all students. The innovative educational spaces provide purposeful, flexible spaces for collaboration and partnerships for all stakeholders. Personalized learning is the core tenet of our learning community model. Staff teach all subject areas and work in collaboration with students, family and the community to support social, emotional, physical, and academic growth. A key priority is ensuring the needs of all students are met. Visit the Meadowlark Website to better understand Meadowlark School and our innovative instructional approach.


    SUMMARY:
    A BVSD Assistant Principal assists the building principal in organizing and fostering a positive, safe environment that is conducive to best meeting the needs of all students, staff and parents. This includes such responsibilities as: leading, directing, counseling, and supervising a variety of personnel and programs; creating effective parent, teacher, and child communications; supporting, encouraging, mentoring, and evaluating staff; fostering teamwork between teachers and among staff and parents; and managing budget items. The assistant principal acts in the capacity of the principal during the principal’s absence from the school.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Provide collaborative leadership in the following areas:
    -Continuous school improvement aligned with the District Strategic Plan and State Accreditation
    -Purposeful and inclusive curriculum and instructional strategies that are school-wide and focused
    -Ongoing assessment of school progress and student achievement
    -Job-embedded and discipline-based professional development
    -Commitment to shared decision making in a spirit of collaboration
    -School climate development that fosters a just and equitable environment
    -Hire, supervise, and evaluate staff members
    -Provide a safe and secure educational environment

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Required:
    -Possess (or application submitted to Colorado Department of Education) a Colorado Principal License at time of hire
    -Completed and submitted BVSD online application

    Preferred:
    -Experience in teaching, supervision and educational leadership
    -Experience with data-driven school improvement processes that result in high academic achievement for all and elimination of achievement gaps
    -Knowledge of student assessment and data analysis for continuous improvement
    -Current knowledge of effective instructional practices
    -Strong planning, organization, motivation, management, supervision and evaluation skills
    -Strong written and verbal communication skills with internal and external audiences
    -Demonstrated skills in facilitation, problem solving, and conflict management
    -Understanding of English Language Learners and appropriate programming
    -Experience in teaching, middle school athletics, supervision and educational leadership.
    -Strong written and verbal communication skills with internal and external audiences.
    -Demonstrated skills in facilitation, problem solving, and conflict management.
    -Effective planning, organization, motivation, management, supervision and evaluation skills
    -Current knowledge of best instructional practices.
    -Commitment to K-8 philosophy, with knowledge of best practice pedagogy in a K-8
    -Strong collaborative skills
    -Innovative thinking, problem-solving and leadership practices
    -Flexible in all aspects of the profession
    -Value parents as partners in education and involve parents appropriately in the learning process in and out of school
    -Skilled in using technology to enhance learning and communication
    -Intimately familiar with Design Thinking processes and principles
    -Familiar with Project Based Learning
    -Balance and support children and adolescent social, emotional, physical and academic development in the learning process
    -Understanding of Professional Learning Communities
    -Consensus building skills

    Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check.

    SALARY: Range 10: $41,371 - $62,057 (2018-19 salary schedule – based on experience); excellent benefit package. Website: BVSD Benefits.

    EFFECTIVE DATE: Beginning of 2019-20 school year (estimated to be July 22, 2019)

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed through May 22, 2019..

    INTERVIEWS HELD: Formal interviews will be held the week of May 27, 2019, and will include building and central administrative interviews.

    REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
    The following documents must be completed before an application can be considered:
    -District online application - BVSD Jobs

    Application Must Include:
    -Reference Section-Three (3) professional letters of reference with phone numbers
    -Supplemental Materials Section-Letter of Interest outlining skills and abilities
    -Current Resume
    -University Transcripts
    -Copy of Colorado Principal license or CDE Receipt confirming application

    Boulder Valley School District is accepting completed, online applications only.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html




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