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18 Apr 2019

Principal or Vice Principal Principal – Roaring Fork High School (Beautiful Carbondale, CO)

Roaring Fork School District
 Carbondale, Garfield County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Principal – Roaring Fork High School  


Carbondale, Colorado


The Roaring Fork School District is seeking applications for an experienced, self-directed, innovative leader to to serve as the Principal for Roaring Fork High School.  RFHS, located in Carbondale Colorado, serves a diverse student population of ~350 students.  The Principal will lead and support a dynamic team to improve academic achievement, growth and character education.




Ideal candidates will demonstrate significant skill and experience in:


  • Implementing the vision, mission, values, expectations and goals of RFHS
  • Creating trust and working collaboratively in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment
  • Developing and applying strategic plans, and employing data-driven analyses and decision-making
  • Identifying and promoting effective instructional practices
  • Applying top-notch interpersonal skills, including public speaking, bilingual preferred
  • Recruiting, hiring, coaching, and evaluating a wide range of personnel


  • Leading a diverse school in the successful attainment of ambitious student achievement goals
  • Understanding and successfully closing student achievement gaps
  • Creating an atmosphere that reflects student ownership of academic and character development
  • Participating as a team member while also leading
  • Understanding and leading the student success process (RtI, MTSS)


Candidates should have experience as an educator in a secondary setting as well as leadership experience.   Requires the ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate license through CDE for the position of High School Principal.


Start Date:  July 1, 2019


Salary:  Commensurate with experience and education


RFSD is located in the Roaring Fork Valley on the western slope of Colorado amidst the majestic Elk Mountain Range, the waters of the Roaring Fork, Crystal and Colorado rivers, and the commanding presence of Mount Sopris. We are 13 schools with over 5,500 students in the communities of Glenwood Springs, Basalt and Carbondale.

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal. Job Tags: principal administrator. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.