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Executive Director Search

Cherry Creek Charter Academy

Centennial, Colorado



The Board of Directors of the Cherry Creek Charter Academy, Centennial, Colorado, seeks an experienced leader and passionate educator to fully embrace the school’s mission and serve as their next Executive Director. The Board expects the selected individual to assume the responsibilities of the position on or about August 1, 2024.


Cherry Creek Academy’s Mission

Cherry Creek Academy (CCA) is an academically rigorous public charter school serving K-8th Grades. CCA is a Core Knowledge school with motivated students, responsible parents, and exemplary teachers who uphold the high expectations and values of leadership, responsibility, respect, loyalty, integrity, humility, diligence, and compassion.


Enrollment:  575


Location:  Centennial, Colorado


The Qualifications


To be considered for the position, candidates must be a proven leader with a track record of demonstrated results.  Specifically, the Board of Directors is searching for a leader who is fully committed to upholding the CCA mission and values and possesses the following characteristics:


Leadership 

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with the Board of Directors, administrators, staff, supporting organizations, and the parent community 

  • Enhance and implement a strategic plan based on CCA’s mission and values 

  • Commitment to Core Knowledge curriculum and a passion for academic rigor

  • Understands the diverse needs of all students and is genuinely committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion


Personal

  • Effective and articulate communication skills

  • Models high character and humility through an approachable demeanor

  • Exhibits a strong moral compass and integrity

  • Ability to listen and learn in the decision-making process

  • Excellent judgment and emotional intelligence


Communication

  • Effective at conflict resolution with a variety of stakeholders

  • Ability to develop a shared vision and build consensus with stakeholders

  • Experienced in navigating complex interpersonal issues


Organizational Oversight

  • Experience in strategic planning

  • Strong understanding of financial sustainability and budget development

  • Proven ability to hire, develop, retain, and support excellent faculty and staff

  • Understanding of Colorado charter school laws, policies, practices, and challenges

  • Detail-oriented and compliant with all CCA policies and procedures to ensure enforcement with staff and students 

  • Proven experience with grant writing


Minimum Qualifications 

  • Advanced degree from an accredited institution, preferably in education and/or business administration

  • Two years’ experience as an administrator in a public or private school or a position with equivalent responsibilities in the public or private sector


Salary Range:  $135,000 - $155,000, eligible for performance bonus 


Search Timeline:

  • Closing Date for Applications: June 6, 2024

  • Board of Directors Interviews: July 9, 2024

  • Selection of New Executive Director: TBD

  • Start Date: August 1, 2024 or TBD


Contact information:

McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.

11725 Arbor St., Suite 220

Omaha, NE 68144

888-375-4814

Consultant: Dr. Walt Cooper w_cooper@macnjake.com


The Cherry Creek Academy Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability and, when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees. Anyone requesting a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruitment process please contact McPherson & Jacobson at the address/phone/email above.

 

Superintendent Search

Sargent School District RE-33J

Monte Vista, Colorado



The Sargent School District RE-33J Board of Education in Monte Vista, Colorado, is seeking a highly qualified Superintendent. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position on July 1, 2024.


McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development has been engaged as the consultant in a search for outstanding candidates. They will assist the board of education in identifying and screening the candidates.


Enrollment: 300

Location: Nine miles northeast of Monte Vista, CO in the San Luis Valley


The Qualifications


The candidate must have the experience, skills, and abilities essential for leading a small, rural school district. The Board recognizes that selecting a superintendent is one of the most important decisions it will make.


The Board of Education seeks an experienced educational leader who:

  • Understands and embraces the opportunities and challenges inherent in small, rural communities

  • Effectively creates, motivates, and inspires all stakeholders to achieve a common vision

  • Possesses strong problem-solving skills and decision-making abilities

  • Is committed to continuous improvement

  • Has demonstrated success in serving as a mentor leading systemic and cultural change

  • Demonstrates empathy, emotional intelligence, and integrity

  • Actively engages, listens, and effectively communicates with staff, parents, and community 


Salary Range: $90,000 – $110,000 plus full family insurance benefits, subject to negotiation


Search Timeline:

  • Closing date for applications: June 6, 2024 (11:59 p.m. central time)

  • Selection of Finalists: June 10, 2024

  • Interviews with the Board of Education: June 17, 2024

  • Selection of new Superintendent: June 24, 2024 


Contact information:

McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.

11725 Arbor Street, Suite 220

Omaha, NE 68144

888-375-4814

Consultants: Dr. Walt Cooper w_cooper@macnjake.com

Dr. Christy Sinner c_sinner@macnjake.com


Sargent School District RE-33J is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability and, when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees. Anyone requesting a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruitment process please contact McPherson & Jacobson at the address/phone/email above.

 

Executive Director of Multilingual Education

Denver Public Schools

Denver, Colorado


Looking for a rewarding and impactful career in education? Look no further than Denver

Public Schools! We are seeking an experienced and passionate leader to join our team as

the Executive Director of Multilingual Education. As the leader of this team, you will have

the opportunity to make a significant impact on the education of our multilingual

learners, by ensuring they have access to high quality learning experiences and

opportunities that are culturally and linguistically sustaining.


At Denver Public Schools, more than 200 languages are spoken and nearly a third of our

students identify as multilingual learners. As a district that centers multilingualism and

multiculturalism, we are committed to ensuring that each student has access to learning

experiences that advance their interests and challenges them across their ECE-16

experience. In addition, we must provide the guidance, resources, and training to support

instructional experiences that further advance literacy skills and content knowledge in

each student’s native language while students acquire language and content in English. It

is also critical that our students have access to opportunities to honor their

multilingualism, such as attaining the prestigious Seal of Biliteracy.


To excel in this role, the ideal candidate must exude a deep understanding of designing

and implementing effective bilingual programs, experience as a senior leader in an urban

school district, and capacity to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders. In

return for your hard work and dedication, we offer a competitive compensation package

with an annual salary of up to $146,000, generous time off, and comprehensive benefits.

If you're ready to take on this exciting challenge and make a difference in the lives of our

students, we encourage you to apply online and email Marina_Rios@dpsk12.org to express

your interest or ask any questions.


Join our team at Denver Public Schools and be a part of our mission to provide excellent

education opportunities for all students. Visit our website for more information about our

Multilingual Education department and the incredible work we do!

 

Superintendent Search

Ault, Colorado



The Weld RE-9 School District, Ault, Colorado, Board of Education, is seeking a highly qualified and fully licensed Superintendent. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position July 1, 2024.


McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development, in association with the Colorado Association of School Boards, have been engaged as the consultant in a search for outstanding candidates. They will assist the Board of Education in identifying and screening the candidates.


Enrollment: 993 students pk-12


Location: Located 19 miles directly east of Fort Collins, Ault, CO is A Unique Little Town that celebrated its centennial in 2004. Known as the “gateway to the Pawnee National Grassland”, Ault offers small town charm with a friendly welcome. As the largest of the tiny prairie towns in Weld County, Ault lies north of Greeley on U.S. 85 and is 73 miles north of Denver, Colorado. The Highland School District name comes from the high plains location. Highland High School's mascot is the Husky.


The Qualifications


The candidate must have the background, skills, and abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership. The board recognizes that selecting a superintendent is one of the most important decisions it will make. The board developed the following desired characteristics:


  • Effective and efficient communicator able to carry out the Board’s goals and direction to staff, parents and community

  • Conservative values with strong rural school background

  • Visionary and has the skill level to implement the district vision and mission

  • Superintendent experience preferable or related experience in leadership

  • Excellent leadership skills and abilities and has excellent listening skills

  • Needs to be an inspirational and innovative leader who can motivate staff and students

  • Honest and transparent

  • A leader who possesses the core values of the district of building, respecting, uniting, supporting and honoring

  • Leader who will embrace the mission of safely engaging every student, every day in every classroom

  • The new leader will value every student and support and empower every student to become responsible and productive citizens

  • Know how to engage and work with a growing diverse community

  • Able to communicate with all groups that make up the community

  • Willingness and courage to make necessary changes through leadership development, restructuring of roles or, if necessary, replacement of current positions to drive the District towards the strategic objectives of the Board

  • A leader who values the staff and the work they have completed

  • A strong educational background coupled with a strong business sense

  • Strong knowledge of school finance 

  • Knowledge of how rural school districts and communities operate

  • A leader who will have the courage of their convictions 

  • A leader who will celebrate the excellent things happening in the district including student accomplishments

  • Knowledgeable about different pathways for student success both with academics and Career Tech Education (CTE)

  • Knows how to improve school performance and raise student achievement

  • Has the ability to increase parent and community engagement and involvement in the schools

  • Person who can build relationships within the community and other organizations that comprise the community

  • Preferred experience with bond election and construction projects


Salary and Benefits: $150,000-$175,000 negotiated salary based upon experience, with a negotiated benefit package that includes family health insurance, with option to purchase dental and vision.


Search Timeline:

  • Closing date for applications: May 23, 2024

  • Board of Education selects finalists to interview: June 4, 2024 

  • Interviews with the Board of Education: June 17 & June 18, 2024 or TBD

  • Selection of new Superintendent: June 20, 2024 or TBD

  • Start date: July 1, 2024 or ASAP after July 1st 


Contact information:

McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.

11725 Arbor St., Suite 220

Omaha, NE 68144

888-375-4814

School Website: https://www.weldre9.org

Consultant: Dr. Randy Zila  r_zila@macnjake.com


Weld RE-9 School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability and, when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees. Anyone requesting a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruitment process please contact McPherson & Jacobson at the address/phone/email above. 

 

K-8 Athletic and Activities Director

Harrison School District 2

Colorado Springs, Colorado


  • Apply Here

  • Position Type: Administration

  • Date Posted: 4/4/2024

  • Location: Human Resources

  • Date Available: 7/01/2024


For School Year 2024-2025

240 - Work Day Calendar


Annual Salary: $97,035+ (Salary placement is based on experience.)


Click on the following link to view the full salary range on the Administrative Salary Schedule: https://www.hsd2.org/our-district/financial-transparency


Job Summary: 

 

The K-8 Athletic Director provides administrative leadership in the planning, implementation, coordination, supervision, and evaluation of athletic programs for K-8 and middle schools. The K-8 Athletic Director promotes extracurricular athletic activity that fosters skill development, understanding of sports, appreciation for various athletic activities and programs, teaming, and sportsmanship for students and adults.  Additionally, this position will support principals and assistant principals with organizing athletics and activities during fall, winter, and spring sports. 

 

The time commitment for the Athletic Director is intensive at the beginning of each sports season, involving coordination with staff, students, and families. Ongoing duties include overseeing sports programs, ensuring student welfare, and maintaining academic standards.  This position requires monitoring athletics in the evenings and on Saturdays.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to communicate and plan with school leaders in K-8 and middle schools to ensure all events regarding Athletics and Activities run smoothly.  

  • Establish the schedule for each sport, cross country, volleyball, football, girls basketball and soccer, boys basketball and soccer, wrestling, track, and other sporting events at K-8 and middle schools. This includes 4th and 5th grade basketball and soccer.

  • Verifies each athlete’s eligibility according to established physical and academic eligibility requirements for participation in each sport.

  •  Assist the building principal in recruiting and selecting coaches and post job vacancies internally and externally. Follow Human Resources procedures to hire and release coaches.  Assist with the organization of and attend pre-season coach’s meetings.  Provide coaching and growth opportunities for coaches.

  •  Be the district’s contact for all K-8 and middle school game officials and arrange for officials’ checks and procedures for officials and sign voucher receipts.

  •  Arrange transportation for all away contests.

  •  Work with school APs to schedule and arrange for supervision for all games.

  •  Prepare and administer the athletic budget for each K-8 and middle school.

  •  Purchase the necessary uniforms, equipment, and supplies per the budgeted amounts.

  •  Work with APs on issues related to supplies and equipment.  Be responsible for an up-to-date inventory of all athletic equipment and supplies. Oversee the return of uniforms by coaches to ensure useability and cleanliness.   

  •  Review and update the athletic handbook on a yearly basis. 

  •  Plan for athletic facilities for practices and contests and record in FMX.

  •  Meet 2-3 times a year with coaches to review procedures, medical information, awards, concerns, and issues.

  •  Confirm, attend, supervise, and administer K-8 and Middle School home contests.

  •  Resolve parental and student conflicts.

  •  Fosters good school-community relations by working with Middle School AD, building community awareness of and responsive to the athletic program.

  •  Works with principals and assistant principals on all details of visiting teams’ needs, including indoor services and field assistance, as appropriate.

  •  Arrange field and gym practice schedules.

  •  Administer the K-8 and MS athletic and activities budget.

  •  Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Works closely with the District Athletic Director.

  • Experience working with school-aged children.

  • Prior experience in a sport-related field and/or knowledge and experience in the operations of K-12 level education-based athletics is strongly preferred.

  • Proficient with a variety of technology and programs.

  • Efficient in email management and responding to emails in a timely manner.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to make sudden changes in a planned day or set up without guidance.

  • Ability to work under strict deadlines and in stressful environments.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Trustworthy, team-centered individual who is a values-driven professional with a high level of integrity and accountability.


Education/Certification/License:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required.  Master’s degree preferred. 

  • Must have a principal or administrator license or be in a program to secure a principal or administrator license.

  • First Aid/CPR/AED Certification.


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

  • Must be able to reach, bend and stoop frequently.

  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the outdoor elements.


Application Procedure: Click on the red “Apply” button to complete an online application, you must apply to each position that is of interest to you.


FLSA: Exempt

 

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