Asst Principal Middle (210)

Golden, CO, US
Jun 12, 2019
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Grade Level
Middle School

Jeffco Public Schools, Colorado's largest K-12 school district, with 85,000 students and approximately 14,000 employees, has provided educational excellence for more than 60 years. Nearly 10 percent of all Colorado K-12 students attend a Jeffco school and our employees benefit from partnerships with experienced, dynamic school leaders throughout our district. Our Jeffco Generations vision document and strategic plan map out with focus and clarity what we expect our schools to accomplish with our graduates. Come join us!


Three Creeks K-8 is an innovative school nestled up to the foothills in west Arvada. It's surrounded by multiple newly developing communities that serves grades K-8. Three Creeks is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) focused school preparing students in grades to be successful both in and outside of school in a 21st century world. We are a 1:1 school, where iPads are integrated into daily instruction and learning tasks. Students are exposed to flexible seating, outdoor classrooms, robotics, Lego creations and a variety of extracurricular opportunities to enhance their learning experience and promote teaching the whole child.

Three Creeks prides itself in utilizing Restorative Practices both proactively as well as a form of conflict resolution. Three Creeks prides itself on our school's Mission, "Reaching Every Child, Every Day". Brain Wise is our Character Education Curriculum.

Students at Three Creeks are exposed to Vocal and Instrumental Music classes, Theatre Arts, a variety Art classes and multiple Physical Education options. Our Special Education and English Language Learners are exposed to both push-in as well as pull-out programs which are taught by experienced, caring and dedicated individuals. We strive to maintain small class sizes, rigorous curriculum and high expectations for all students. Our entire community works as a team to instill our "REACH" principles in each and every student every day: respect, effort, attitude, choices and honesty.


Desired Start Date: 07/22/2019
Asst Principal (210)
Annual Position
FLSA: Exempt
FTE: 1.00, Hours/Day: 8.00, Days/Year: 210
Salary Plan, Grade, Step: JCA - Administrator - 210 days, P07, 1
Min-Mid Annual Salary Range: $75,626-$90,645


SUMMARY As outlined in the Jefferson County Public Schools' School Leadership profile, an individual in this position assists the school leader by providing leadership, community building, instructional leadership, and human and financial resources management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Following is a general summary of the essential duties and responsibilities for this position as outlined in the School Leadership Profile.

D 25% LEADERSHIP: Assists with providing a purpose and direction for the school.

D 25% COMMUNITY BUILDING: Assists with guiding the development of a caring community that includes stakeholders in the school.

D 25% INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP: Assists with focusing on student learning and student success.

D 25% MANAGEMENT: Assists with managing the human and financial resources to ensure an orderly work and learning environment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EXPERIENCE Requirements follow State of Colorado guidelines for principal licensure.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING Master's degree or in progress.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Colorado Principal License or eligibility for.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & EQUIPMENT Demonstrated conflict management, problem solving, resource allocation, prioritization, data analysis, collaborative decision making, relationship building, group facilitation, writing, and speaking skills. Demonstrated knowledge and use of District policies, procedures, employee contracts, and legal requirements. Computer and technology skills which include Human Resources; Financial Systems; and communications technology including software, E-mail, and voice mail are a condition of employment and must be obtained within one year after hire.

DECISION MAKING Assist principal in the following areas: Determine staffing levels and budget requirements; develop alternatives and make decisions in crises situations; utilize collaborative decision making skills; and apply good judgment to ensure student safety and carry out student discipline. Decision making authority may be delegated to this position, but final decisions are the responsibility of the principal. Errors could affect the reputation of District and/or compromise student safety and the learning environment.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS Daily contact with parents and students to exchange information and resolve issues. Weekly contact with vendors, media, legislatures, and government entities to exchange information. Assist principal in the following areas: Regular contact with higher education, partnerships, and businesses to exchange information, develop and maintain programs, maintain relationships, and foster program participation.

SPAN OF CONTROL Directly supervise counselors, teachers, classified employees, school resource officers, club sponsors, and SERS personnel. Assist principal with carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws, including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

EDUCATIONAL DELIVERY Assist principal in the following areas: Support the instructional programs of the District by supervising and evaluating teachers and administrators and by developing and implementing school instructional programs. Understand the philosophy of standards based education, the processes of curriculum development and effective models of instruction, and lead their implementation in the schools. Manage the development of curriculum and instructional programs that recognize the contributions of diverse groups and foster success for all students regardless of gender, race, or disability. Lead the community in the development of challenging performance standards for students and the development of varied supervisory and evaluation processes. Insure the development of a staff development program that recognizes the principles of adult learning and focuses on student success. Use data to analyze the current state of student learning and serve as a catalyst for and manager of needed change. Understand and lead the use of technology in instruction. The majority of the time is spent at the school site.

COMPLEXITY OF WORK Requires analytical skills, independent thinking, considerable judgment, and the ability to assess crises and make sound decisions quickly with little time or input from others. Assists with managing personnel, curriculum, student success and discipline, and physical plant. Must have a strong understanding of student behavior District culture and policies and be able to quickly analyze the impact of decisions on the student, school, District, and community. Generally, work is complicated by the diversity of the students and related issues and crises.

The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

MENTAL FUNCTIONS While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to compare, analyze, communicate, evaluate, use interpersonal skills, compile, and negotiate. The employee frequently is required to copy, instruct, compute, and synthesize.

WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, or gender.