Jeffco Public Schools
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Preschool Director, Prorated Preschool Director
at Jeffco Public Schools
ABOUT THE DISTRICT
Jeffco Public Schools, Colorado's largest K-12 school district, with 85,000 students and approximately 14,000 employees, has provided educational excellence for more than 60 years. Nearly 10 percent of all Colorado K-12 students attend a Jeffco school and our employees benefit from partnerships with experienced, dynamic school leaders throughout our district. Our Jeffco Generations vision document and strategic plan map out with focus and clarity what we expect our schools to accomplish with our graduates. Come join us!
ABOUT THE SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT
Mount Carbon is a neighborhood school that strives to meet the needs of all students through a rigorous academic program. We continually assess students to monitor progress and change instruction to meet student needs. Data from a variety of sources are used to identify the level of instruction to target high achievable goals for all students. Assessment, in tandem with a guaranteed and viable curriculum, is used to pace student learning to ensure exposure to grade level content while maximizing student potential. Interventions and cluster grouping are provided to fluid student groups for targeted instruction based on specific skills to enhance learning.
ABOUT THE JOB
- Director certification from CDHS is required
- Position will be at Mt. Carbon Preschool (Morrison, CO) for the 2018-2019 school year
- Position is full-time and benefits eligible
- Salary range is $23, 020 - $27,757 per school year, prorated over 12 months, based on education and experience
- Strong internal candidate preferred
HOURS AND DAYS WORKED
Preschool Director Prorated
FTE: 1.00000, Hours/Day: 8.000, Days/Year: 194
Salary Plan, Grade, Step: SPC - Preschool -194 (Annual), DA1, 1
Hourly Rate: $21.46, Annual Rate: $33,309.00
SUMMARY Provide leadership and supervision for all aspects of the District Preschool Program, including educational, financial and human resources.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Implement/maintain Tools of the Mind curriculum and Work Sampling assessment.
Provide necessary staff development opportunities and resources for teachers.
Manage all aspects of program enrollment, including communication with feeder elementary schools to provide preschool information on program, registration and availability, conduct yearly registration.
Manage all financial aspects of program including cash income, purchase orders, petty cash, expenditure reports, etc.
Establish and maintain open, collaborative and supportive relationships with preschool staff, children, parents, Principal, and other elementary school staff, preschool Special Education team, and Preschool Office staff.
Complete yearly evaluations for all teachers.
Stay current on all licensing regulations and ensure staff and student files are complete and classrooms meet all licensing guidelines.
Be a resource for parents and work to establish a Parent Advisory Board. Encourage and assist parents in becoming active participants in their child's education.
Maintain proper teacher/student ratios and work with Early Childhood Office to recruit, hire and retain quality staff.
If position includes classroom teaching responsibilities, all duties of Preschool Instructor are applicable.
Perform other duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE 3 - 5 years successful classroom teaching experience in a Preschool program required. Prefer previous Director experience in a Preschool program exemplifying leadership qualities and staff development experience.
QUALIFICATIONS Current Preschool Director Certification through Colorado Department of Human Services. Current First Aid/CPR or complete within 60 days of hire.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, or gender.