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Schools Executive Director

at Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Posted: 2/5/2019
Job Reference #: 58292
Keywords: operations

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ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS Job posting 58292
1500 EAST 128TH AVE, THORNTON, Colorado, 80241Job posted as of Feb 04, 2019 until Until Filled

Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.

The District shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color,sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other basis prohibited by applicable law. The District is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching the 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.

Job Title
Schools Executive Director

Hours Per Week
Months Per Year
District Name
School / Location Name
Learning Services
1500 East 128th Ave., Thornton, Colorado, 802412601
Posted on
Feb 04, 2019
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description
SUMMARY: Lead efforts to improve student learning through the direct supervision of school administration. Responsible for supporting, guiding, problem solving, and coaching school administrators in instructional leadership, building a positive and effective school culture, and management of personnel. Guide, support, coach and develop school administrators with instructional practices that support the mission and vision of the district. Directly responsible for assisting a school(s) in all efforts to improve a school?s leadership, culture, systems, structures, instructional practices and philosophies, for the purpose of ensuring student academic growth. Responsible for supporting strategic learning opportunities for the principals during ERD or PD opportunities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1.Coach and support administrative staff in instructional leadership. Responsible for monthly level meetings for both principals and assistant principals. These meetings are focused on the dissemination of information and the continued development of school leaders.
2.During weekly school visits two to three days per week, will examine the instructional practices and district initiatives that the school is engaged in alongside the principal and other school leaders, followed by reflective conversations.
3.Develop professional development opportunities for school leaders in collaboration with the Director of Professional Learning.
4.Assist principals in the development of effective school and classroom instructional practices.
5.Oversee the hiring process for school administrators and evaluate school principals.
6.Maintain and deepen current educational learning on an ongoing basis.
7.Communicate and problem solve with parents, school staff, and administrators.
8.Uphold and apply state laws, contractual obligations and district policies while ensuring due process.
9.Manage assigned classified support personnel.
10.Perform other duties as assigned.

?Master?s degree in education, curriculum or school leadership plus additional course work required for certification or licensure.
?Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in teaching and administration, including a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a school administrator.
?In-depth knowledge of elementary or secondary curriculum, depending upon area.
?Experience with current school improvement strategies preferred.
?Experience with teaching adults preferred.

?Colorado Principal License.
?Criminal background check required at hire.

?Supervisory responsibilities include hiring, disciplining, terminating, directing work, assigning work, training and evaluating.

?Responsible for overseeing the development, implementation and monitoring of all school budgets.
?Supervise budget development, assignment of resources and reconciliation for each site.
?Develop and administer grant budgets for Title VI-D (class size reduction grant).
?Develop and oversee internal budget for operations and staff development of executive directors.
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The salary listed is for full time positions (1.0 FTE). This salary will be adjusted, as needed, based upon the FTE. Administrative employees' salary will be commensurate on the employees’ education and/or work experience.

Salary Range: (Level 21) $108,736 - $147,112

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All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) should list any and all work experience, including current district experience, when completing the employment application or when including a resume. Since the Human Resource department uses the application and/or resume to screen for minimum qualifications required for each job, it is important to have a complete application so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.


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