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24 Apr 2020

Principal or Vice Principal Principal K-8

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

Job Description

Boston P-8,  an Innovation School in theACTION Zone of Aurora Public Schools, is seeking an inspirational and experienced school leader. As the instructional leader, the Principal is responsible for increasing student achievement by developing and implementing an aligned and coherent standards-based instructional system and by developing a positive culture that is focused on “a successful future for every student.”

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

  • A personal vision and passion for leading a school dedicated to academic rigor and high expectations for its students directly in the context of their becoming globally competent and college ready;
  • understands and manifests leadership by design and has the capacity to facilitate all decisions for the school based on the school’s specific international studies design;
  • has experience in effective collaborative, experiential, interdisciplinary, and activity-based teaching that will inform support and guidance for those instructional modes among faculty members;
  • is bi- or multilingual with fluency in Spanish preferred;  and values cross-cultural leadership and communication skills that brings to life our value of diversity.
  • is passionate about service to the community and has personal connections with members of the local international/cross-cultural affairs community; has understanding of the community school framework and the power of intentional support from community partners.
  • has experience and enthusiasm for elementary and middle school leadership
  • is ELA-certified and can provide school leadership in developing ELA/ELD support
  • embodies a belief system that emphasizes clear communication and a collaborative decision making process to  empower students, teachers, families and external partners;

The International Leadership ACTION Zone at Aurora Public Schools is a network of five schools in Northwest Aurora, encompassing Boston (P-8), Aurora Central High School (9-12), Crawford Elementary (P-5), Paris Elementary (K-5), and Aurora West College Preparatory Academy (6-12). International Leadership ACTION Zone students are high-achieving international citizens who take action in their communities with support from educators who collaboratively leverage the expertise within each of their schools.


For more information please refer to the Office of Autonomous Schools website here:

For more information contact Mario Giardiello, Director of Schools at


How to Apply

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

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