Job Description

Openings as of 2/20/2019
Administration

  • PRINCIPAL - LOUISVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL JobID: 42896
  • Position Type:
    Administration/Principal

  • Date Posted:
    2/5/2019

  • Location:
    254-Louisville Middle

  • Closing Date:
    03/07/2019

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    PRINCIPAL
    LOUISVILLE MIDDLE 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.

    Louisville Middle School is an extraordinary, dynamic environment where students and staff partner to create a true community of learners. The House of PRIDE sets high academic standards for all students, following the core belief that everyone should have the opportunity to be challenged and to grow. Students share a common and strong sense of community as they strive to achieve high academic standards, explore their creative and artistic potential, and challenge themselves to develop physical fitness habits for life. Our parents collaborate with staff to ensure a caring, engaging and nurturing environment where everyone is welcomed and encouraged to flourish. Louisville Middle School is known for its diverse academic offerings, with both advanced and academic support courses, as well as a robust extracurricular program of athletics, academic and interest-based clubs. Louisville Middle School PRIDE (positivity, respect, integrity, determination, empathy) exemplifies a unique and vibrant small-town neighborhood setting, while continuing a strong tradition of excellence.
    Website: Louisville Middle 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
    -Minimum of three years experience as a school administrator

    Preferred:
    -Experience in teaching, supervision and educational leadership
    -Principal experience or its equivalent
    -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
    -Experience with the MTSS process and the Standards-Based Teaching/Learning Cycle
    -Knowledge of school-based budget/planning
    -Demonstrated skills in facilitation, problem solving, and conflict management
    -Understanding of English Language Learners and appropriate programming

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

    SALARY: Range 13: $93,575 - $140,363 (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 March 7, 2019.

    INTERVIEWS HELD: Formal interviews will be held the week of March 18, 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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