Head of School

Grand Junction, Colorado
$80-115,000, negotiable, commensurate with experience and education, competitive with local market
Feb 15, 2018
Job Type

Caprock Academy - Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado

Caprock Academy is a K-12 classical education charter school on the Western Slope of Colorado, authorized by the Colorado Charter School Institute.  Caprock Academy will celebrate its 12th year in 2018-19, with an anticipated student body of 830+. For more information on Caprock Academy, please visit our school website: https://www.caprockacademy.org

Position: Head of School, work year 2018-2019

Salary:  $80,000-$115,000, negotiable, salary commensurate with experience and education – competitive with local market

Education Requirements:  MA or higher

Job Description/Summary

Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the Head of School’s primary role is to lead Caprock Academy. This will be accomplished by implementing the Academy’s Vision, Mission, and Core Values. The Head of School will oversee the health and functioning of all components of the Academy on a day-to-day basis, including its academic integrity, physical environment, culture and morale and effectiveness of all members of the Academy including the students, faculty, staff, and parents. This will include adherence to the Academy’s Charter contract and working with its authorizer.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in management, supervision, and organizational skills
  • Experience in business and finance
  • Familiarity with principles of child, early adolescent, and educational psychology
  • Demonstrated strong team leadership, communication, and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent communication abilities both written and oral
  • Knowledge of Classical Education, the Core Knowledge Curriculum, and high school curriculum
  • Experience in or knowledge of Charter schools or other independent educational institutions
  • Experience in fund-raising, including the securing of donations and grant writing
  • Professional principal license or eligible to obtain

Full job description, application, and details on application process can be found at:  https://www.caprockacademy.org/join-our-staff