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Middle School Assistant Principal of Student Services

Employer
Rocky Mountain Preparatory School
Location
Denver, CO
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Specialty
Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Assistant
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
About Rocky Mountain Prep

Rocky Mountain Prep is a growing network of innovative public charter schools, serving students in pre-kindergarten through 12th Grade in the Greater Denver Area. Rocky Mountain Prep (RMP) opened its first school in 2012 with 130 students and has grown to four schools, working with over 1,800 scholars across two districts. Grounded in our culture of rigor and love, our schools consistently outperform local districts academically, while also ensuring our scholars are developing in our PEAK values of perseverance, excellence, adventure, and kindness. In the school year 2023-2024, we will grow to 12 schools serving over 5,000 students in grades PK-12th.

Who We Seek:

We seek teachers and staff who are interested in developing students into outstanding human beings in their academic and personal lives by role-modeling our culture of Rigor and Love. Work collaboratively with their teammates and seek feedback, coaching, and mentorship from their admin team and school community. Implement our data-driven curriculum with the tools they've gained from experience while they adapt to the needs of their students.

If you are mission-driven, humble in your reflections about your practice, smart in the ways you approach data, and results-oriented, we'd love to see you apply.

During the 2023-2024 school year, RMP is driving after five big goals:
Going Green on the Colorado School Performance Framework90% Student Persistence95% Average Daily AttendanceFully Enrolled by October CountAcademics:PreK Students demonstrate one year of growthKinder through 2nd Grade Students grow 1.25 years in ELA and Math40% of 3rd through 5th-grade students meet their Millionaire Goal (one million words read)40% of 6th through 8th grade students meet their millionaire goal (two million words read)High school: 100% College AcceptanceEach member of the organization plays a part in achieving these goals. School-based staff members will work towards 2 or 3 metrics that are aligned to both their roles AND the Big 5. These metrics vary by position and are subject to change.
As an Assistant Principal of Student Services, you will be held accountable for two academic goals and one operational goal (ie attendance or persistence).

Role Mission: Assistant Principals of Student Services will create exceptional outcomes and opportunities for students by leading the team in providing high-quality support for ELL students and students with IEPs or those in the MTSS process.

In this role, you will:

Culture:
  • Establish and execute systems and routines in order to create a safe, purposeful, and welcoming school environment.
  • Lead and manage multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), the campus-based English Language Development (ELD) program and all other campus academic data.
  • Serve as CH-ISA Lead overseeing support and redesignation of ELL students, and manage the ELA District-Charter Training track for campus staff.
  • Oversee screening, identification, and programming for Gifted and Talented (GT) identified students.
  • Collaborate with school leaders to design and implement excellent professional development focused on data-driven instructional practices.
  • Ensure that students are safe and maximize learning time by upholding school-wide behavioral expectations, executing a school-wide incentive system for scholars, and supporting larger student discipline issues.
  • Plan and facilitate morning meetings that model excellent instruction and invest scholars in the RMP values.
  • Consistently and effectively model revolutionary instruction and management strategies.
  • Provide daily leadership during community gatherings that set the tone for academic program.
  • Serve as a key member of the campus-based Instructional Leadership Team.
  • Assist with student recruitment.
  • Communicate regularly and often with families to both solicit input and share student social and academic progress, while empowering teachers to do the same.

Development:
  • Attend and participate in weekly staff and grade level meetings.
  • Participate in IEP meetings as well as Special Education department meetings.
  • Participate in professional development throughout the school year.


Additional Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the development and implementation of school-wide policies and procedures related to special education.
  • Manage and support SPED staff, including special education teachers dedicated adult supporters.
  • Ensure that all students with IEPs receive appropriate accommodations and modifications to support their learning.
  • Collaborate with general education staff to integrate inclusive practices within the classroom.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential student records, ensuring timely and thorough documentation.
  • Coordinate and lead IEP meetings, ensuring that all stakeholders are informed and involved.
  • Collaborate and manage with the leadership team to implement standardized test administration and serve as the Site Assessment Leader.
  • Required to provide onsite in person support during all standardized test administration through the school year.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • At least 3 years of full-time teaching experience
  • At least 2 years of full-time teacher leadership or administrative experience
  • Proven track record of achieving success in the K-12 setting
  • Be able to provide an official transcript demonstrating graduation from an undergraduate institution
  • Pass a background check
  • Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States

Preferred
  • Master's degree
  • Experience managing/coaching others

Salary
  • The salary range for this position is from $85,000 to $120,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.
  • This role is also eligible for a performance bonus of up to 10% based on individual and organizational performance and goal attainment.

Benefits

Benefits
  • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement through PERA
  • Paid-Time-Off

Closing

Want more information?
  • Please review our Rocky Mountain Prep Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about our program!

Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Rocky Mountain Prep does not sponsor visas at this time.

RMP is an equal-opportunity employer. We seek applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to color, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We appreciate your interest in Rocky Mountain Prep and look forward to getting to know you!

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