1 Jun 2021

Operations / Administration Executive Director of Learning Services

School District 49
 Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States

Job Description


School District 49 is searching for a proven, innovative K-12 leader to join our team as Executive Director of Learning Services.  The Executive Director of Learning Services (EDLS) will support district administrators by serving as the primary leader for Learning Services departments. In addition to leading all functions of the Learning Services Department, the EDLS provides leadership, support and consultation for a portfolio of 25 district-operated, authorized charter, and alternative and online schools related to curriculum, instruction, assessment, educational technology, and professional development.

The EDLS’ duties include designing and communicating policies, practices and procedures; facilitating and monitoring department objectives, projects and timelines; creating and communicating data/information; participating in budget development and monitoring; supervising staff; and ensuring the district is in compliance with state accreditation regulations.

Highly qualified candidates will demonstrate both breadth and depth of experience in K-12 education, exceptional collaboration skills, advanced communication skills and a continuous improvement mindset.

Applications must be submitted by June 11, 2021 at 11:59pm. First round interviews will be scheduled for June 21, 2021.

Start Date: July 1, 2021
Work Year:  Full Year
Reports To: Chief Education Officer
Benefits: This position is eligible for benefits including group insurance (health, dental and vision), paid sick and personal leave and elective retirement savings plans. Benefit details can be found here.
Salary Range: The minimum starting pay is $109,000/year and the maximum starting pay is $119,000/year. Initial pay placement is dependent on level of formal education and years of relevant experience (the maximum credit granted is 15 years).

Please see full job description on District website.

School District 49, the fastest-growing district in Colorado, hosts 25 exceptional schools and programs within four distinct innovation zones, providing preK-12-aligned curriculum, online and alternative programming and homeschool enrichment.  Home to more than 24,000 students and 2,100 staff members, District 49 aims to be the best choice to learn, work and lead. As one of Colorado’s recognized Districts of Innovation, District 49 is a challenging and stimulating place to lead. As part of our commitment to innovate, we host a robust portfolio of conventional, charter, online, and blended schools, including homeschool support as well as career and work-based education.

Our vision is to be the best choice in public education. We envision a future when every time a student, parent, or educator chooses a school district, we are the best choice they can make. We have a mission to Learn, Work, and Lead. Our commitment is to be the best place to learn, to work, and to lead. Every day, we create environments so that everyone associated with the district is always learning, working, and leading us to be the best.

District 49 spans 133 square miles of suburban and rural areas covering northeast Colorado Springs and the Falcon area of El Paso County. As the fastest growing school district in the Pikes Peak region, it’s currently serving more than 23,000 students within its portfolio of schools.

How to Apply

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The entire application process is completed online.  Please complete and upload all documents via the Applitrack system. For your application to be deemed complete, you must complete the following:

1. Answer all questions on the application including all disclosure questions. 2. Upload letter of introduction. 3. Upload current resume. 4. Upload 3 letters of recommendation. 5. Upload Colorado Department of Education issued administrator license. 6. Upload full and complete transcripts beginning with your Bachelors degree. NON-DISCRIMINATION DISCLOSURE District 49 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit the Office of Civil Rights for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Operations / Administration. Job Tags: Administrator, consultation, Executive Director, full-time, K-12 Leader, leadership, Learning Services, monitoring department objectives, project facilitating, school, and Support. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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