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8 Mar 2022

Principal or Vice Principal Assistant Principal

Denver East High School
 Denver, Denver County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

About this job:

Assistant Principals at DPS, provide leadership, support and guidance that is essential to their staff, students and faculty.

Update: We are working through finalizing details and logistics of our AP and Principal selection process for this upcoming school year. Please apply online and as soon as we have information available, we will be in touch. The process will look different for everyone this year and we will be sure that you have all the details as soon as they are available.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead high-quality, data driven instruction by building the capacity of teachers to lead and perfect their craft.
  • Strategically align people, time and money to drive student achievement.
  • Apply teacher and staff performance management systems in a way that ensures a culture of continuous improvement, support, and accountability.
  • Actively advocate for members of the school community and effectively engages family and community.

We are excited about you because you will:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in education or in the subject areas for which you are applying.  Master’s Degree and Leadership Experience Preferred.
  • Hold a valid Colorado Department of Education (CDE Principal License current and active while in the position.)
  • Have experience in serving at-risk students and the needs of second language learners.
  • Be strategic in problem-solving and project management.
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to connect and communicate with parents and the community.
  • Have the capability to build solid relationships.
  • Be self-reflection and continuous professional growth.
  • Have a solid ethical commitment to this work.
  • Lead for racial and educational excellence and work to dismantle systems of oppression and inequity in our community, along with believing in and supporting all students so they feel seen and heard with access to high quality education.
  • Live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working with us.
  • Have the ability with or without accommodations to meet the physical demands of the position.

What DPS Offers You:

  • A Culture that values Equity, Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration and Fun with a shared vision that Every Student Will Succeed.
  • Competitive Compensation and Incentive plan, click here for the DSLA Salary Schedule
  • In addition to competitive compensation, DPS has other Total Reward offerings such as; time off, health and wellness benefits, and PERA Retirement.


Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender expression, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other status protected by law or regulations. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

How to Apply

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal. Job Tags: Denver, denver east, denver east high school, denver public schools, dps, east high school, and ehs.