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26 May 2023

Principal or Vice Principal Assistant Principal

Denver East High School

Job Description





Traditional 215 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary: Refer to the school leader compensation page here:


About this job:


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


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. For more information on compensation for these roles, click here

  • In addition to competitive compensation, DPS has other Total Reward offerings such as; time off, health and wellness benefits, and PERA Retirement

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.


What You’ll Need:

  • 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 Principal License (Must be current and active while in the position). Click here for more information. 

  • 2+ years of school leadership experience.

  • 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.

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

Please click here to apply on the DPS website. 

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