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Principal Positions for the 2013/2014 School Year

Douglas County School District | Castle Rock CO 80104 USA | Full Time - School Year | Revised: 01/15/2013

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Douglas County School District:  Principals in DCSD form collaborative relationships with all stakeholders.   Principals in DCSD have a solid understanding of the developmental needs and learning styles of all students and are committed to providing students a rigorous and relevant liberal arts education.   They inspire and motivate staff and students to perform to their potential and provide opportunities for continuous quality improvement.  They are committed to helping schools define and expand choice opportunities for learning.  They lead within a world class education system utilizing system performance measures to promote collaboration, communication, critical thinking and creativity. 

Principals in DCSD have to understand and be able to adapt and manage change; including the ability to demonstrate leadership in the midst of managing daily activities.  DCSD Principals know, understand and advocate for their school, community and the DouglasCountySchool Districtas a whole.  Above all else, DCSD Principals put student needs first.  Our Principals use the District’s vision, core values and the Board of Education’s Ends to make decisions and provide instructional leadership for all students. 

Responsibilities:  Principals in Douglas County School District (DCSD) assume the responsibilities of building leadership;  including but not limited to:  student achievement related to curriculum, instruction and assessment programs, supervision of staff, students and all school programs, financial planning and goals.  Principals assume responsibilities for student safety, staff professional development and evaluation, student support and discipline, and parent and community relations.

Qualifications:  Colorado Principals License or eligible for licensing in the state, previous school/administrative experience is required.

Effective Start Date:  July 1, 2013

Locations to include:  Buffalo Ridge Elementary, Eldorado Elementary, Flagstone Elementary, Heritage Elementary, Pioneer Elementary, Saddle Rance Elementary, and Cimarron Middle School

Please learn more about out District, and our opportunities:


All applicants and District Transfers need to apply online at the District's website listed above.  The online application is located on the District web site under “Employees”, “Careers”.  For questions regarding the position, please see contact information listed below.  

Please include the following when applying online:  a formal letter of interest specific to position, 3 professional letters of recommendation, license and transcript information and a current resume.

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Location Castle Rock, CO, United States
Categories Head of School/Principal
Organization Type Public School
Grade Level Elementary 1-3, Elementary 4-6, Middle School/Junior High, High School
Teaching field Other

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Katie Shortsleeve
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