Cañon City School District Fremont RE-1 seeks an innovative and highly qualified ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL for the Cañon City High School, to begin in the 2012-13 school year. This position is for 205 days per year. Starting salary is between $59,788 - $66,007 depending on experience and education.
• Must possess Colorado Initial or Professional Principal License (including Evaluator Training and evidence of passed Principal PLACE test if Initial Principal License is held)
• Evidence of successful leadership experience in secondary education
• Strong understanding of current teaching strategies and instructional techniques related to personnel assessment and evaluation
• Working knowledge of computer software related to student records and management programs currently used in computer applications
• Knowledge of the strategic planning and unified plan process related to state goals
• Professional commitment to promote current educational trends associated with alternative instructional programs, scheduling and classroom management of non-productive students
• Ability to communicate, organize and promote an effective building level discipline and attendance program
• Knowledge of Career and Technical Education helpful
• Preferred Masters Degree or higher with concentration at the level of administrative assignment
• Minimum of five (5) years teaching experience (preferably at the level of administrative assignment)
ESTABLISHES THE INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM AS A PRIORITY
- Develops an instructional delivery system which reflects school goals and mission.
- Monitors instructional progress via frequent observations and conferences with staff.
- Utilizes accepted supervision and processes.
- Holds high performance expectations for those with whom he/she works.
- Communicates expectations clearly.
ENSURES ARTICULATION/IMPLEMENTATION OF CURRICULUM
- Supports curriculum development.
- Maintains written curriculum guides.
- Prescribes to the district curriculum evaluation process.
- Maintains a program of research-based curricular activities consistent with student/community needs.
ESTABLISHES AND MAINTAINS A CLIMATE CONDUCIVE TO STUDENT ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL PROGRESS
- Clearly communicates school goals.
- Ensures that school rules are clearly communicated and firmly enforced.
- Personally recognizes student and staff accomplishments.
- Ensures a safe working/learning environment.
- Utilizes appropriate media sources to enhance communication with school publics.
DISPLAYS AFFECTIVE RELATIONS WITH STUDENTS, STAFF AND PARENTS
- Uses conflict management skills as appropriate.
- Uses problem solving skills as appropriate.
- Models appropriate professional behavior.
- Treats people with dignity and respect.
- Takes an individual interest in staff and students.
- Is available for conferences with the various publics.
- Employs strategies for encouraging parents.
- Takes a proactive role to achieve school and district goals.
MANAGES AND APPROPRIATELY ASSIGNS RESOURCES
- In cooperation with staff, prioritizes needs.
- Assigns appropriate resources to the priorities.
- Develops budget.
- Articulates staffing needs to staff and district personnel.
- Utilizes support personnel.
- Utilizes assessment results for school improvement.
- Maintains appropriate files and records.
MODELS A BELIEF AND COMMITMENT TO PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GROWTH
- Implements individual growth plan.
- Facilitates staff development.
- Facilitates professional growth of individual staff members.
- Demonstrates a professional attitude.
- Provides a role model for personal appearance.
FOLLOWS ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES, RULES AND REGULATIONS
- Provides leadership in areas of district priority.
- Accepts and fulfills assigned responsibilities.
- Follows Board of Education policies.
- Contributes as an integral member of the district management team.
- Maintains goals, policies and directions consistent with district goals and policies.
- Ability to work cooperatively in a school atmosphere with staff members, students and the public
- Ability to read, write and speak the English language and comply with directions and instructions to complete tasks and establish priorities.
- Ability to utilize technology as directed by the District to communicate and function effectively as a 21st century employee.
- Equipment: Various office/school building equipment including, but not limited to: computers, copy and FAX machines, building specific technology
Cañon City is located in the southern part of the state on the Arkansas River. Nestled in the foothills of the Rockies, this growing community of approximately 25,000 people is a wonderful place to live and raise a family.
Cañon City School District Fremont RE-1 includes four elementary schools, two middle schools, a four year high school, an online secondary academy, as well as an alternative elementary school and a charter school. We are extremely proud of our instructional staff, 75+% of whom have a Master’s Degree in Education or better. Cañon City High School population averages 1036 students.
Applications may be completed online at www.canoncityschools.org. Inquiries may be made to Ty Valentine, Director of Human Resources, 101 North 14th Street, Cañon City, Colorado, 812121, 719-276-5700. Completed applications must be submitted by May 16, 2012.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Cañon City Schools is an equal opportunity education institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of age, race color, national origin, sex, disability or sexual orientation. Cañon City Schools complies with Title IX.