Job Description

  • Principal - Escuela Bilingue Pioneer JobID: 54653
  • Position Type:
    Administration

  • Date Posted:
    1/12/2021

  • Location:
    180-Escuela Bilingue Pioneer

  • Date Available:
    07/26/2021

  • Closing Date:
    01/31/2021

  •   Additional Information:
    PRINCIPAL
    ESCUELA BILINGÜE PIONEER ELEMENTARY 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.
    Located in Old Town Lafayette, Escuela Bilingüe Pioneer is a 90/10 dual immersion bilingual focus school where all students enroll through the district's open-enrollment process. An effort is made to balance students based upon their home language and language of dominance. There is a bi-literacy instructional focus across the school as students work toward building bridges between Spanish and English. A multilingual perspective is infused throughout the curriculum. Pioneer students benefit from 80 minutes of instruction in physical education, music, art, library and technology each week. Additionally, Pioneer values community partnerships to offer a variety of after-school enrichment. This school also offers free and tuition preschool classes that have a focus on both academic and developmental learning standards.
    Website:
    Escuela Bilingue Pioneer

    SUMMARY:
    A BVSD Principal must have a strong background in collaborative leadership, cultural proficiency and data-driven school improvement. The principal must also have demonstrated skill in an extensive range of leadership and management and must possess the exceptional leadership skills and vision required to lead this 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:
    -Currently hold a Colorado Principal License or have licensure application in process (must upload license or in process documentation to application)
    -Completed and submitted BVSD online application
    -Minimum of three years experience as a school administrator
    -Bilingual/Biliterate Spanish/English

    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 nad 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 12: $92,393 - $138,590 (2020 - 2021 salary schedule – based on experience); excellent benefit package. Website: BVSD Benefits

    EFFECTIVE DATE: July 26, 2021

    INTERVIEWS HELD: Formal interviews will be held the week of 2/8/2021 and will include building and central administrative interviews.

    REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
    -District online application - BVSD Jobs
    -RIVS online screening video

    Application must include:
    -Reference Section-Three (3) professional letters or surveys of reference with email and phone numbers
    -Supplemental Materials Section: Letter of Interest outlining skills and abilities, Current Resume, University Transcripts, 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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