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9 Jul 2020

Principal or Vice Principal Associate Head of School

Havern School
 Littleton, Jefferson County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

The Associate Head of School is a five-day per week, twelve-month position with full benefits, reporting directly to the Head of School, and serving as a member of the school’s administrative team. In general, the Associate Head of School, in collaboration with the Head of School and Director of Admissions and Placement, ensures that Havern’s mission, values, and vision come to life each and every day. Specifically, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for supervision of all school staff (teaching teams, OT, SLP, Essentials and School Psychologist)
  • Responsible for conducting staff evaluations and contributing to performance feedback in collaboration with HOS and Director of Admission & Placement
  • Meeting at beginning of school year with each teaching team, OT, SLP, Essentials and School Psychologist re: roles/responsibilities
  • Meeting and supporting staff to identify goals/outcomes for the school year
  • Meeting with staff to discuss data and progress to drive instruction
  • Meeting with and supporting staff with writing progress monitoring reports and annual reports
  • Provide staff opportunities to collaborate with another as a means of supporting needs/strengths/outcomes
  • Support, plan and develop Professional Development for staff
  • Scheduling and running of Leadership Team Meetings and Staffings
  • Collaborate with 8th grade lead teacher and School Psychologist re: Transition Class (IEP Meetings, Transition Meetings)
  • Ordering of curriculum, assessments and supplies
  • Plan, lead and organize educational events and trainings for Havern School and community at large
  • Responsible for supporting staff and overseeing discipline management throughout the school in collaboration with HOS
  • Cultivate and support an inclusive environment of an economically and culturally diverse community
  • Member of the hiring committee for all staff and faculty
  • Orient and train all staff to the school in collaboration with HOS
  • Member of the Administrative Team and the Emergency Response Team

Key Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in School/Clinical Psychology, Special Education, Learning Disorders, Speech/Language Pathology or Communication Disorders
  • Knowledge and understanding of multidisciplinary assessments and evaluations to determine appropriate “fit” for the student’s successful learning through Havern School’s education program
  • Minimum of five years experience in a setting serving students with learning disabilities

Additional Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking and print editing
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to work individually and collaboratively under tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • High ethical standards, sense of integrity and respect for all constituents
  • Sensitivity to economic, cultural and familial situations embedded in the enrollment of a diverse student body
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal. Job Tags: dyslexia, K-8, learning disabilities, special education, and SPED.

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