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Jeffco Public Schools Job posting 49132
1829 DENVER WEST DR BLDG 27, GOLDEN, Colorado, 80401 Job posted as of Mar 07, 2018,12:01 AM MST until Apr 30, 2018,11:59 PM MST

Jeffco Public Schools, a premier school district in Colorado, has been providing educational excellence for more than 60 years. Our graduates have gone on to become Nobel Prize winners, astronauts, award-winning doctors, writers and musicians. Our mission is to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. The district, located on the west side of the Denver Metro area, has 157 schools on 168 campuses and approximately 87,000 students.

Job Title
Assistant Principal / Athletic Director
District Name
Jeffco Public Schools
School/Department Name
Columbine Senior
6201 So. Pierce St., Littleton, Colorado, 80123
 Job Status
Hours Per Day
Days Worked
$76,482 - $106,887
Pay Grade
Position Start Date
Jul 12, 2018
Posted on
Mar 07, 2018,12:01 AM MST
Expiry Date
Apr 30, 2018,11:59 PM MST
Job Description
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 the Assistant Principal 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.

Following is a general summary of the essential duties and responsibilities for the Athletic Director
Coordinate all athletic programs for grades 9-12 in collaboration with the principal and coaches to ascertain programmatic needs on an annual basis, as well as prior to each season to ensure consistency of programs.

Initiate the recruitment and selection of coaches and makes employment recommendations to the building principal.

Supervise and evaluate all coaches and support staff at a high school.

Schedule all school athletic contests, issues contracts for contests, and maintains the proper and necessary records.

Ensure officials are scheduled and contracts are issued for all high school contests. Work with the District Athletic Office to maintain an active file of officials under contract and oversees payment of officials following the contract.

Arrange transportation for all away high school contests.

Verify all athletic eligibility as appropriate with the Jeffco District Athletic Director and/or Jeffco League Waiver Committee. Supervise the preparation and accuracy of weekly athlete academic eligibility.

Supervise high school athletic contests and act as the host to officials and visiting schools. Oversee the supervision of contest employees and volunteers who work the athletic contest. Arrange for personnel to supervise contests as needed.

Supervise athletic funds, prepare and administer a detailed operating budget for the athletic programs and submits it to the building principal and District Athletic Director. Order all equipment and maintains a current inventory of all athletic equipment.

Collaborate with District Athletic Director and Jeffco League Athletic Directors. Conduct duties and responsibilities as League Commissioner to the sports assigned by the Jeffco Athletic Director. Attend required monthly league and CHSAA meetings.

Advise and ensure all coaches and programs conform with NFHS, CHSAA, Jeffco League policies and regulations and to state and federal laws. Ensure all coaches have successfully completed required certifications and professional development programs.

Supervise and is responsible for preparation of home contests.

Provide leadership for and serve as liaison to high school athletic booster groups and coordinate, with the coaches, the support group for specific athletic programs.

Supervise athletics secretary and delegate the tasks related to the above duties and responsibilities as appropriate.

Other duties as assigned by the Principal and or District Athletic Director.

To perform this combined 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.  Successful experience as a high school varsity coach or athletic director.  

EDUCATION AND TRAINING Master's degree or in progress for Assistant Principal, Bachelor's degree or equivalent for Athletic Director.  

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Colorado Principal License or eligibility for. No special certificates, licenses, registrations required for Athletic Director.

The following requirements are applicable to both Assistant Principal and Athletic Director:

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, students, and law enforcement officials to exchange information and resolve issues. Assist principal in the following areas: Regular contact with vendors, media, legislatures, and government entities to exchange information; with higher education, partnerships, and businesses to exchange information, develop and maintain programs, maintain relationships, and foster program participation; with government agencies, community individuals and groups, transportation officials, and community colleges to exchange information and resolve issues; and with district attorneys to exchange information regarding legal matters.

SPAN OF CONTROL Directly supervise counselors, teachers, school resource officers, coaches, club sponsors, classified employees, SERS personnel, and others as assigned. 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 volume of students at the school site, large budget management responsibilities, and the diversity and severity of student 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.
Additional Information

Varsity head coaching and/or Athletic Director experience preferred

This posting has been extended; no need to re-apply

Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions:
Job Status Type is Referenced Above in Job Posting:
Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.
Job Status: Temporary
A successful external applicant will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco probationary contract will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco non-probationary contract, will forfeit their non-probationary status. Please contact Employment Services for questions.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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, sex, disability.