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12 Dec 2019

Operations / Administration Executive Director K-12 Charter School

Frontier Academy
 Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Executive Director – Essential Job Functions:

Community Leadership
Serve both as liaison and direct report to Frontier Academy’s Executive Committee
Represent Frontier Academy in the community
Develop, maintain, and/or oversee community partnerships with organizations such as University of Northern Colorado, Aims Community College, School District 6, local government and law enforcement, and North Range Behavioral Health
Direct communications with stakeholders and community members
Foster relationships among all stakeholders

School Leadership
Drive and coordinate Frontier Academy’s vision and mission
Supervise and support Elementary Principal, Secondary Principal, Finance Director, Homeschool Director, Elementary Enrichment Director, and Director of Development
Collaborate with the Executive Committee to organize an effective leadership structure in line with Frontier Academy’s vision and mission
Collaborate with the Executive Committee to develop, implement, and review the strategic goals of Frontier Academy

K-12 Oversight
Ensure intentional and planned implementation of vertical alignment both in education and operations
Collaborate with administration to implement best practices in the following areas:
Curriculum and instruction based on Core Knowledge and Colorado Academic Standards
Interpretation of testing data to monitor student achievement and growth
Vision for yearly professional development
Grade level progressions, including crucial transitions between 5th-6th and 8th-9th
Consistent communication and engagement with stakeholders, including special populations across all grade levels
Frontier Academy policies and procedures regarding student discipline and behavior
Align student, staff, and faculty procedures as necessary to create uniform stakeholder and employee experiences
Oversee Frontier Academy’s safety and security
Support diverse extracurricular activities

Human Resource Management
Support supervisors in areas of staff discipline and termination
Update and distribute annual employee agreement
Ensure highly qualified staff
Direct compliance of federal and state workplace regulations

Financial Supervision
Work with Finance Director in the creation of
Yearly budgets and forecasting
Financial strategic plan
Oversee appropriate use of MLO, bond and/or grant funding
Create consistent processes and negotiate contracts for purchasing from outside vendors
Ensure financial compliance

Operations Management
Manage all Frontier Academy facilities in regards to maintenance and capital improvement projects
Oversee and assist Transportation Director in maintaining compliance
Supervise Frontier Academy facilities’ master plan


Master’s Degree or higher required
Minimum 5 years’ administrative experience in a school environment
Knowledge of charter school policies and funding
Education or experience in:
Organizational leadership and management
Public funding and budgeting
Educational law
Human resources
Facilities management

Frontier Academy’s Ideal Candidate Will:
Demonstrate strategic and adaptive thinking and learning
Work effectively in a community with a diverse set of stakeholders
Take initiative
Communicate clearly and effectively with a broad audience, both written and verbally
Understand and apply educational and instructional theories and practices to the instruction of students and the professional development of staff
Exhibit effective conflict resolution skills

How to Apply

Frontier Academy is a K-12 public charter school in Greeley Colorado.  Located on two campuses, the school enrolls 1600 students, including our Friday Home School program.  Frontier Academy is proud to build leadership in all students, by developing good character, establishing a strong educational foundation, supporting diverse extracurricular activities, and serving our entire community. Salary $110,000 -$145,000 annually Frontier Academy is a 4 day week school.  Administrators are scheduled approximately one (1) Friday per month.  This position will be on a schedule of 200 - 210 days per year.  This position will require some evening and occasional weekend attendance. Please submit application on the school website using the link below.

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