Boulder, Colorado
$114,645 - $171,968
Jun 23, 2021
Job Type

BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to creating challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development, and social-emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown, and Gold Hill. Website: https://www.bvsd.org/.

The Executive Director will supervise and coach principals in reviewing school data and supporting strategies that promote student growth through the Strategic School Improvement Process and site visits. Additionally, the ED's engage in collaborative discussions around leadership and instructional practices aligned to classroom walkthroughs, school visits, and school data. They manage district systems such as administrative transfers and placements, retentions & accelerations, as well as collaborate with student services in regards to student issues at the school level. Additionally, executive directors sit on district committees that work to serve the district system. Executive directors have a high level of understanding of the schools in their network and work with the Area Superintendents to deploy resources that support and align to school data.

-Supervise, coach, and evaluate PK-12 principals
-Monitor progress toward school improvement implementation benchmarks and performance targets
-Support the development of instructional leadership capacities
-Monitor and support implementation of strategic plan initiatives at schools
-Communicate and problem-solve with administrators, teachers, parents, and community members to provide a highly effective and welcoming school environment through school visits, phone calls, emails, staff meetings, parent/community meetings, and principal meetings
-Respond to and provide assistance to individual school sites in addressing problems and issues specific to the site, including school safety
-Provide engaging professional development for building and network instructional leaders
-Provide guidance/training promoting effective school improvement planning to achieve strategic outcomes and student success
-With the Area Superintendent, coordinate and facilitate district-level work that impacts schools
-With the Area Superintendent, allocate staffing for schools
-Provide oversight for the administrative transfer process for schools
-Represent BVSD in the community
-Work with the Director of Human Resources on all personnel matters

Required Skills:

-Colorado Principal/Administrator/Director or Superintendent License
-Master's Degree in Education
-Three years of building administration experience or central office administrative leadership experience

-Minimum of three years PK-12 classroom teaching experience
-Experience in central administration leadership role
-Evidence of success in positively impacting student outcomes
-Evidence of commitment to diversity and equity in professional background
-Ability to coach employees towards stronger performance
-Knowledge of student assessment and data analysis for continuous improvement
-Understanding of Emerging Bilinguals and appropriate programming
-Understanding of Special Education services and legal requirements
-Knowledge of best instructional practices
-Strong planning, organization, motivation, management, supervision, and evaluation skills
-Strong written and verbal communication skills with internal and external audiences
-Experience with MTSS and Standards-Based Teaching and Learning
-Knowledge of school-based budget/planning
-Demonstrated skills in facilitation, problem-solving, and conflict management
-Strong instruction, leadership, and staff development skills
-Knowledge of continuous improvement, professional learning communities, and other current trends and issues in education
-Knowledge of and ability to successfully lead complex change

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check.

SALARY: Range 18: $114,645 - $171,968 (2020-2021 salary schedule – based on experience); excellent benefit package. Website:BVSD Benefits.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2021

-District online application - BVSD Jobs

Application must include:
-Reference Section: Three (3) professional letters of reference with email and phone numbers
-Supplemental Materials Section: Letter of Interest outlining skills and abilities, Current Resume, University Transcripts, Copy of CDE license or CDE receipt confirming the application

Boulder Valley School District is accepting completed, online applications only.

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html

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