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15 Mar 2023

Principal or Vice Principal Assistant Principal

Roaring Fork School District
 Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Assistant Principal – Riverview School

Glenwood Springs, Colorado

The Roaring Fork School District is seeking applications for an experienced, self-directed, innovative leader to serve as the Assistant Principal for Riverview Dual Language School starting the 2023-24 school year. Riverview Dual Language School serves students PreK-8th grade.

Ideal candidates will demonstrate significant skill and experience in:

  • Implementing the vision, mission, values, expectations and goals of Riverview Dual Language School
  • Knowledge of dual language instruction and programming preferred
  • Knowledge and leadership of special education programming preferred
  • Creating trust and working collaboratively in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment
  • Developing and applying strategic plans, and employing data-driven analyses and decision-making
  • Identifying and promoting effective instructional practices
  • Applying top-notch interpersonal skills, including public speaking, Spanish bilingual preferred
  • Recruiting, hiring, coaching, and evaluating a wide range of personnel
  • Leading a diverse school in the successful attainment of ambitious student achievement goals
  • Understanding and successfully closing student achievement gaps
  • Creating an atmosphere that reflects student ownership of academic and character development
  • Participating as a team member while also leading
  • Understanding and leading the student success process (RtI, MTSS)

Candidates should have experience as an educator in an elementary and/or middle school, as well as leadership experience. Requires the ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate license through CDE for the position of Assistant Principal.

Pay Range 

$81,408 -$94,476 **Based on education and years of experience

**Annual salary noted above is based on an 8 hour day (FTE 1) and full days worked calendar. Any position that is less than a full FTE/8 hours per day or late start will be prorated accordingly.


The Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) offers full district paid employee health benefits as well as voluntary vision, dental, and dependent coverage.  Other benefits include: paid leave, CO PERA (pension plan) enrollment with district contribution, TSA options, Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs. 

With 13 schools and 5,600 students, the Roaring Fork School District is located in the culturally vibrant and naturally stunning Roaring Fork Valley serving the communities of Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, and Basalt. The Roaring Fork Schools believe that teachers are our most important asset, and our teachers enjoy a true teacher voice in decision-making; clear and collaborative leadership; small class sizes (average – 21); a highly competitive and progressive salary schedule; access to our affordable housing program; and a culture of self-care and well-being. We believe diversity is a strength, and our staff makes a real difference for our students who come from different ethnicities, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds.

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.