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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3460227
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: April 22, 2021

Job Description

This posting is for the 2021 - 2022 School Year.  This posting will remain open until filled.  We will begin reviewing applications on March 17, 2021.

Position Overview:  

We believe that all students can achieve at the highest levels and are committed to closing the achievement gap.  To do this, we need inspiring leaders who:
  • Are passionate about student achievement and closing the achievement gap
  • Believe that the urgency of closing this gap is too great to accept excuses of any kind
  • Motivate and support their teachers and staff while holding all adults in the building accountable for ensuring student success

Contract Terms:   One Hundred Eighty-Seven Day (187) 
                            Administrative Benefits
                            Administrative Agreement
                            Administrative Salary Schedule
                            Salary Range $85,900 - $101,500 

Required Qualfications:
  • Valid Colorado Principal License within 60 days from date of hire
  • Master's Degree
  • Minimum three (3) years of instructional/classroom experience as an educator

Preferred Qualfications:
  • Previous administrative leadership experience at the secondary level
  • Training or certification with International Baccalaureate (IB) programs
  • Training in Advancing Via Individual Determination (AVID)
  • Training or certification with Advanced Placement
  • Valid Colorado teaching license
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with secondary academic content standards, assessment, and professional development
  • Experience working with a diverse population or experience in leading a school reform effort or turnaround
  • Completion of advanced coursework or specific experience in one or more of the following areas:  Math, Literacy, Diverse Learner, or Exceptional Student Services
  • Knowledge of and experience with the observation feedback cycle or demonstrated experience as an instructional coach
  • Experience managing school budgets

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  
The assistant principal supports the principal with the overall direction and leadership of the school.

The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

Leading Instruction
  • Articulating a clear instructional vision with a school-wide focus on teaching and learning that is data-driven, standards-aligned and rooted in a belief that all students can achieve at high levels
  • Implementing consistent school-wide instructional practices that are clear, results oriented and research based
  • Creating opportunities for ongoing learning and staff development that are informed by data

Leading Operations
  • Executing results focused school operations and resource management that ensure minimal disruptions to teaching and learning and promote the success of all students and staff
  • Developing and maintaining a purposeful school culture that supports a safe and effective learning environment
  • Aligning human resources to school needs, setting high expectations and effectively managing all school employees to meet school goals

Leading for Increased Effectiveness
  • Focusing on evidence-based growth and results to drive the school towards annual and long-term goals
  • Engaging school community members effectively to ensure all stakeholders are included in school improvement efforts
  • Listening to and communicating with all the school’s stakeholders; building successful interpersonal relationships with faculty, staff members, family and community members and students
  • Managing the change process, including making tough decisions when necessary to move the school and students forward
  • Engaging in constant personal learning, including the need to learn and adapt when faced with challenges and successes
Activities and Athletics
  • Hiring, evaluating and supporting coaches and club sponsors
  • Managing all athletics/activities budgets
  • Coordinating of athletic contests, assemblies, and other school activities
  • Communicating with students, parents and staff on rules of athletic participation, including CHSAA regulations
  • Conducting student-athlete academic eligibility

Instructions for Applying:
All applicants interested in and qualified for the posted position must submit an online application.  Applications that are incomplete and/or not submitted will not forwarded to the hiring administrator for review.  The following will need to be uploaded with the application:  current cover letter for the posted position; current resume; copy of principal/administrative license; copy of transcripts conferring required degree; copy of Place/Praxis test and three current letters of reference (one of which must be from your current supervisor and all within two years). and any other materials requested on the application to verify that individuals are eligible for a Colorado License from the Colorado Department of Education.
Please note:  If hired, a new hire packet will be emailed and must be completed prior to processing.  Fingerprints will be required for all employees of School District No. 60 prior to your processing date.

Pueblo School District No. 60 does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, age, disability, need for special education services, genetic information, pregnancy or childbirth status, or other status protected by law in admission, access to, treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. Additionally, a lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission or participation in activities. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Eric DeCesaro, EEO/Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504 Compliance Officer for complaints involving employees, and Aaron Bravo, Title IX Compliance Officer for complaints involving students. Both individuals can be located at 315 West 11th Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81003, (719) 549-7100. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. (Policy AC, AC-R).

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  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Administrator > Assistant Principal/Dean/Head
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Pueblo City Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • Pueblo, Colorado 81003

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