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11 Mar 2021


Boulder Valley School District
 Nederland, Boulder County, Colorado, United States

Job Description


BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to creating challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development, and social-emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown, and Gold Hill.  Website: BVSD.


Nederland Middle/Senior High School offers a small school setting with just under 400 students in a beautiful mountain setting west of Boulder.  Nederland Middle/Senior High School is Boulder Valley School District’s only grade 6-12 school, offering a comprehensive education with personalized instruction in small classes and a dynamic Career and Technical Education program (CTE).  All students, teachers, staff, parents, and patrons work together as a caring, trusting team, sharing unique talents and resources to provide an environment for each individual to be valued, grow, and achieve success.  Nederland Middle/Senior High School provides an academically rigorous and nurturing environment for every student while integrating the unique mountain community.
Website: Nederland Middle/Senior High School

A BVSD Principal must have a strong background in collaborative leadership, cultural proficiency, and data-driven school improvement. The principal must also have demonstrated skill in an extensive range of leadership and management and must possess the exceptional leadership skills and vision required to lead this school.

Provide collaborative leadership in the following areas:
-Continuous school improvement aligned with the District Strategic Plan and State Accreditation
-Purposeful and inclusive curriculum and instructional strategies that are school-wide and focused
-Ongoing assessment of school progress and student achievement
-Job-embedded and discipline-based professional development
-Commitment to shared decision making in a spirit of collaboration
-School climate development that fosters a just and equitable environment
-Hire, supervise, and evaluate staff members
-Provide a safe and secure educational environment

-Currently hold a Colorado Principal License or have licensure application in the process (must upload license or in process documentation to application)
-Completed and submitted BVSD online application
-Minimum of three years experience as a school administrator

-Experience in teaching, supervision, and educational leadership
-Principal experience or it’s equivalent
-Experience with data-driven school improvement processes that result in high academic achievement for all and elimination of achievement gaps
-Knowledge of student assessment and data analysis for continuous improvement
-Current knowledge of effective instructional practices
-Strong planning, organization, motivation, management, supervision, and evaluation skills
-CTE administrative experience or desire to become CTE administration certified
-Strong written and verbal communication skills with internal and external audiences
-Experience with the MTSS process and the Standards-Based Teaching/Learning Cycle
-Knowledge of school-based budget/planning
-Demonstrated skills in facilitation, problem-solving, and conflict management
-Understanding of English Language Learners and appropriate programming. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check.

SALARY:  Range 17:  $110,937 – $167,098  (2020-2021 salary schedule – based on experience); excellent benefit package. Website: BVSD Benefits.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Beginning of 2021-2022 school year (estimated to be July 26, 2021)

INTERVIEWS HELD:  Formal interviews will be held the week of April 5th and will include building and central administrative interviews.

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities.  Inquiries or complaints:  BVSD Legal Counsel – 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights –

How to Apply

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: -District online application - BVSD Jobs -RIVS online screening video Application must include: -Reference Section-Three (3) professional letters or surveys of reference with email and phone numbers -Supplemental Materials Section: Letter of Interest outlining skills and abilities, Current Resume, University Transcripts, Colorado Principal license or CDE Receipt confirming the application Boulder Valley School District is accepting completed, online applications only.

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal. Salaries: 100,000 and above.