6 Oct 2020

Operations / Administration Director of Charter Schools

Aurora Public Schools
 Aurora, Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

The Aurora Public Schools Office of Autonomous Schools is seeking an inspirational and experienced school professional to serve as Director of Charter Schools. Reporting to the Executive Director of the OAS, the Director will be a key member of the OAS Executive team, charged with overseeing all functions related to charter school authorization.


We are seeking these key characteristics and capacities from all applicants:

  • A significant background in charter school authorizing, with demonstrated success in leading an authorizing agency.
  • A collaborative leader who feels confident functioning in a team setting, someone who is comfortable with conflict and can have their thinking push and push others;
  • A deep commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-rascist practices.
  • A strong communicator, comfortable speaking to diverse stakeholder groups and at public meetings
  • A belief system that emphasizes clear communication and a collaborative decision making process to  empower students, teachers, families, colleagues, and external partners;



About the Office of Autonomous Schools:  In 2016, APS created the Office of Autonomous Schools as part of the Division of the Superintendent.  OAS oversees the ACTION Zone schools and APS’s 11 partner charter schools.


OAS staff support APS’ five ACTION Zone Innovation schools in implementing their Innovation Plans aligned with the four pillars of the ACTION Zone.  OAS serves as the hub of a network of responsive support systems for schools, families, and partners to help achieve the schools’ ambitious goals.  The team leverages a variety of tools, including performance management, principal coaching, leadership development, and redesigning systems and processes to guide the implementation of plans, to ensure the schools achieve outcomes, and to address the myriad challenges associated with any such complex change. For more information please refer to the Office of Autonomous Schools website here:


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How to Apply

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Operations / Administration. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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