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9 Jan 2023

Principal or Vice Principal Running Creek Elementary School Principal

Elizabeth Schools
 Elizabeth, Elbert County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Running Creek Elementary School Principal

Elizabeth School District seeks a dynamic educational leader with the ability to develop and support meaningful collaboration among staff, colleagues, parents, and students; build community partnerships; improve academic performance in a standards-based system and foster a positive school climate with a commitment to high expectations for all students.  Candidates should exhibit strong instructional leadership in an environment of trust and partnership, be capable of developing robust 21st century learning skills, excel at using data and other relevant information as the foundation for improving student learning and have a demonstrated record of excellent communication skills.

Elizabeth is located in a beautiful area of the Palmer Divide among rolling hills and pine forests with views of Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountains. At an elevation of 6,448 feet, Elizabeth is located 15 miles east of I-25 about 45 minutes southeast of Denver or northeast of Colorado Springs. Elizabeth is a high performing school district, characterized by a personalized approach to learning and high expectations for students and staff.

Running Creek Elementary has a committed, student-oriented staff, with active and supportive parents. The school seeks an exceptional professional to forward innovative work at the school.


Strong planning, organization, motivation, management, and evaluation skills
Experience in collaborative, data-based school improvement processes
Knowledge of best practice in preschool and elementary literacy, math, and science instruction
Demonstrated skills in facilitation, problem solving and budget
Strong written and verbal communication skills with diverse audiences
Demonstrated ability to use technology to support student growth and everyday work practices


Plan, organize, and direct the activities of the elementary school (preschool through 5th grade)
Foster a positive school climate and continue implementation of Leader In Me
Cultivate a strong vision for the school with meaningful goals and strategies
Utilize data to develop and monitor educational goals and initiatives that promote success for all students


Relevant classroom teaching experience
Minimum of 3 years in a school leadership position
Hold or be eligible to hold a Colorado Principal License

Salary commensurate with experience

Full time position – 220 days
Competitive benefit package

How to Apply

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal. Salaries: Less than 20,000.