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Dr Justina Ford Elementary, Assistant Principal

Company: Littleton Academy
Location: Littleton
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Principals/Asst. Principals/Assistant Principal

Date Posted:

Dr. Justina Ford

Closing Date:
Littleton Public Schools (LPS) is a premier school district and is known as "A Destination District" for students and staff. Littleton is a community located in the south Denver Metro-area, with a strong economic base and residents who are predominately college-educated and highly supportive of the school district. The LPS slogan, "Big enough to serve you; small enough to know you" is an accurate portrayal of the district's culture.

LPS serves about 15,000 students and offers a comprehensive education from preschool through Grade 12. There are two district preschools, 11 elementary schools (K-5), four middle schools (6-8), and three high schools (9-12). LPS also offers three alternative education schools and two charter schools (K-8).

Dr Justina Ford Elementary is a neighborhood school that enrolls over 700 students in a K-5 program. Ford is a school known for strong academics, positive and supportive school culture, and high parent involvement. In addition to academics, there is a focus on developing the whole child through social/emotional learning, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports and development of kind, caring and giving students.

Ford Elementary is seeking an assistant principal with demonstrated effective instructional leadership skills that positively impact and support student achievement and enhance teacher capacity. The assistant principal is expected to develop, foster and guide a safe, caring and collaborative school community that includes all stakeholders. Experience in the areas of equity and innovation are valued as these are current focus areas of the district.

Requisition Specific Notes:

  • Master's degree required
  • Hold or be eligible to hold a Colorado administrative license at the time of the interview. Required Skills and Abilities:
    • Current knowledge of best instructional practices
    • Ability to implement and support Professional Learning Communities
    • Ability to lead data-driven school improvement processes
    • Ability to implement strategies for change and improvement that result in increased student achievement
    • Knowledge of student assessment and data analysis for instruction and continuous improvement
    • Planning, organization, management, supervision and evaluation skills
    • Ability to create and foster a positive and inclusive school culture and climate with an equity focus
    • Ability to work respectfully with diverse groups in the school and community
    • Knowledge and skills in fostering equity and innovation for all students and the total school program
    • Strategic planning, problem-solving and project management skills
    • Small and large group facilitation skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      This is a 214 day contract
      Salary range $77,480 - $94,300

Keywords: Littleton Academy, Littleton , Dr Justina Ford Elementary, Assistant Principal, Education / Teaching , Littleton, Colorado

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