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28 Feb 2024

Principal or Vice Principal Principal (PreK-12)

Peetz Plateau RE-5
 Peetz, Logan County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Position available

Principal, Pre K-12

Open until filled


Starting salary: $70,000 (Negotiable depending on experience)


Description of Position/Program

Peetz School is looking for their next building-level leader who is willing to continue the traditions and progressiveness of Peetz School in its mission of academic excellence, career-connected learning, and college readiness for all of its students.  Peetz School is entering its second phase of a construction project that will create a new school.  The Principal will play a pivotal role in developing procedures and processes within the new facility.  As the school leader, the principal is surrounded by a dedicated staff, outstanding students, and a supportive community.  Additional information about Peetz School can be found at

Duties/ Responsibilities

The PK-12 Principal is accountable for the curriculum, instruction and learning in the building.  She/he is responsible for the following:

  • Development and implementation of curriculum in all grade levels and content areas that are aligned to the Colorado Academic Standards.
  • Supervision of classroom instruction
  • Faculty evaluations
  • Student discipline
  • Faculty professional development
  • Parent communication
  • Extra-curricular activity supervision
  • Staff meetings
  • All other duties as assigned by the Superintendent


Required Qualifications

  • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership or similar degree
    • Candidates in route to completion of required qualifications will be considered
  • Colorado Principal Certification
  • Classroom teaching experience
  • Strong knowledge of effective instructional practices
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution and communication skills
  • Ability to be fair, consistent and reasonable in student discipline
  • Positive attitude with friendly and open disposition




Desired Qualifications

  • Successful school leadership experience in rural schools
  • Experience with special needs students
  • Classroom experience in both elementary and secondary environments
  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Love of and desire to live in a rural setting

Plateau School District RE-5 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities.

How to Apply

Application Process (Applications will be accepted until filled) Please send the following:
  • Application (found at; “Job Openings”)
  • Cover letter highlighting experiences and qualifications
  • Current Resume
  • Current copy of license
  • 3 letters of reference
  Address email to: Mr. Jeff Durbin (Superintendent of Schools) (Please contain documents to one PDF file)   Or mail to: Plateau School District RE-5 Attn: Mr. Jeff Durbin PO Box 39 Peetz, CO 80747   For more information or questions, please call:   Mr. Jeff Durbin (Superintendent) at 970-334-2361 Mike Forster (Principal) at 970-334-2361   Interview Process Screening interview with administration Formal interview with committee Interviews will be scheduled as application materials are received.

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.