Benefits include employer paid medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, and paid time off; other optional benefits plans, like vision, life and AD&D insurance are available and paid by employee. (Please note benefits are subject to change without notice.)
Stargate Charter School is seeking an individual to serve as an Executive Director of Academics. This position will report directly to the Governance Board of Directors (“the Board”) and serves as the primary contact for the Adams 12 Five Star School District. This individual will supervise the school principals and several directors on a constant, ongoing basis while focused on school-wide goals.
This position is responsible for the oversight of all education programs and procedures in alignment with the Stargate Charter School’s mission and vision, and of critical school administrative functions, processes, and special projects that engage multiple departments and the school community.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure the implementation of K-12 standards and benchmarks, curriculum, and assessments in a manner consistent with the school’s mission statement. Collaborate with staff members and implement school-wide policies.
Provide organizational leadership to ensure the coordinated planning and consistent, data-driven implementation of the school’s mission, vision, and strategic plan. Assure initiated programs and administrative support are aligned to meet the academic and social/emotional needs of identified intellectually gifted learners.
Cultivate communication and collaboration among faculty, staff, parents, volunteers, and students to support school goals and encourage participation from all stakeholders in school programs and activities.
Ensure compliance with the school's charter contract, including verification and documentation of all District, State, and Federal student requirements (IEPs, 504s, ALPs IDEA, ECEA, etc.).
Foster a climate of innovation and excellence through a positive school culture.
Collaborate with administrative team members and key stakeholders regularly to direct the implementation of school-wide initiatives and goals.
Engage with the Board in strategic planning and policy development.
Operate in an advisory capacity to the Board and ensure Board initiatives are implemented and acted upon. Responsible for providing regular status reports to the Board and key stakeholders.
Stay current in and demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of effective, research-based practices to improve student achievement in support and implementation of the Unified Improvement Plan.
Supervisory responsibilities include hiring; disciplining; terminating; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems; and appraising performance.
Participate in and make recommendations related to school finance and operations.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum of five years experience in educational leadership
Experience working with gifted students preferred
Valid Colorado Department of Education Administrator License preferred
Colorado endorsement in Gifted Education preferred
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