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5 Feb 2020

Operations / Administration Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Schools

Weld County School District 6

Job Description

Position Type:
Administration/Professional/Technical Instr./Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Schools

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

Location: District- 6

Closing Date: Until Filled

Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Schools, District

Classification/Salary Schedule: Administrative/ Professional/ Technical

Competitive salary and benefits, $135,000-$175,000, negotiable based on experience

Reports to: Superintendent of District-6

Contract Length/ Days: (2019-2020/ 260)

Date Posted: January 15, 2020

Position Starts:  – July 1, 2020 or sooner if available (negotiable upon offer)

Deadline for application: Until-filled (Applicant screening will begin 2/1/2020. Applications are accepted until the position is filled; however, applicants should submit as soon as possible).

Residency Requirement: A residency requirement in District 6 boundaries may be required for this position


  • Master’s degree in educational leadership
  • Colorado Administrative License and/or Colorado Principal’s License
  • Minimum four years of experience as a successful secondary principal or administrator in public school district office
  • Successful leadership in raising graduation rates and implementing school turnaround work


  • Doctorate, Juris Doctorate or PhD
  • High School Principal experience
  • District level experience, having successfully served on a Superintendent’s Cabinet

Leads and/or facilitates a wide range of district efforts for all programs in secondary schools, including: school leadership, staff development, counseling, career pathways, open enrollment/school of choice, district and state standards implementation, curriculum implementation, accountability, alternative schools, ; acts as representative of district in various community groups and forums; serves as a member of the district’s leadership team and Superintendent’s Cabinet.

Essential Functions

  • Design processes for implementing change and improving student achievement so that all students succeed
  • Create direction, leadership and vision for secondary schools through collaboration with sites, ensuring alignment with district vision, mission and goals
  • Work collaboratively with district level colleagues to improve achievement, close achievement gaps, and prepare all students for career and college readiness
  • Lead secondary school reform initiatives and collaborate with other assistant superintendents to create a district-wide reform effort
  • Provide leadership coaching to principals with an emphasis on quality instruction, student engagement and standards implementation
  • Monitor the implementation of school improvement plans
  • Lead graduation initiative implementation
  • Oversee school budget planning and expenditures
  • Work with staffing and attendance team to distribute and monitor staffing plans
  • Supervise creation of school schedules to ensure compliance with state requirements for instructional time
  • Supervise school-based contracts
  • Ensure compliance with Board of Education policies
  • Establish and communicate guidelines and expectations for handbooks, school websites, newsletters, etc. that enhance and improve communication with students and families
  • Oversee implementation of the state and federal career and technical education program guidelines as mandated by CCCS in conjunction with the district leadership team, principals, and teachers to ensure program compliance and optimal funding
  • Support community partnerships
  •  Provide supervision for expansion of internship partnerships and increase student participation in internships
  • Provides information and recommendations to the Superintendent and Board of Education on issues of curriculum, instruction, staff development, technology, accountability, accreditation, and other issues of general district concern
  • Demonstrates positive, collaborative leadership and participates in collegial problem-solving in a variety of situations, departments and schools, emphasizing teamwork and beneficial effects on student learning
  • Serves as a liaison representing the district in various community groups, state-level meetings, and in various settings as assigned by the superintendent
  • Facilitates the development of solutions, both long and short term, to issues and problems as needed within any department or school in the district or with groups or individuals outside the district
  • Follows through on other duties as assigned by the superintendent

Supervisory Responsibilities: Evaluate all secondary principals, Secondary Alternative programs, Director of Career and Technical Education and Counseling Services, Community and Business Partnership Administrator, and other administrators as assigned

Work Environment/ Physical Demands
Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important, occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds


Additional Qualifications:

  • Willingness and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues on the Superintendent’s Cabinet
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of staff and the general public, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and sustain positive, effective work relationships with staff and the general public
  • Flexibility to work effectively both independently and in teams, with a proven ability to work with various stakeholders to reach consensus
  • Knowledge and experience with Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate
  • Sophisticated organizational skills
  • Proficiency with various forms of technology and various software platforms and Internet database

EEO/AAP Statement
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, gender identity, marital status or disability. The district shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The district shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.
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Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.

How to Apply

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Operations / Administration. Job Tags: Administration, APT, Assistant Superintendent, colorado, and secondary. Salaries: 100,000 and above.