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Anticipated Opening - Assistant Principal - Bilingual

Company: Boulder Valley Public Schools
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:



BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

Founded in 1906, University Hill is one of Boulder's oldest elementary schools. At University Hill, we create a bilingual learning environment focused on the diverse needs of all children. Our students prepare to be responsible world citizens who are biliterate in Spanish and English, and who excel in academics and thrive in a global community. The vision of University Hill is to provide a caring environment where children are empowered to be critical thinkers, mindful community members, and culturally competent, bilingual individuals. We implement the BVSD curriculum based on the Colorado Academic standards through a dual language program that promotes bi-literacy, bilingualism and biculturalism. Our staff is highly diverse -- many have come to us from countries such as Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru. Our school community thrives in its diversity, inclusionary practices and social emotional skill development. This school offers free and tuition preschool classes that have a focus on academic and developmental learning standards. Website: University Hill Elementary


A BVSD Assistant Principal assists the building principal in organizing and fostering a positive, safe environment that is conducive to best meeting the needs of all students, staff and parents. This includes such responsibilities as: leading, directing, counseling, and supervising a variety of personnel and programs; creating effective parent, teacher, and child communications; supporting, encouraging, mentoring, and evaluating staff; fostering teamwork between teachers and among staff and parents; and managing budget items. The assistant principal acts in the capacity of the principal during the principal's absence from the school.


Provide collaborative leadership in the following areas:

  • Continuous school improvement aligned with the District Strategic Plan and State Accreditation
  • Purposeful and inclusive curriculum and instructional strategies that are school-wide and focused
  • Ongoing assessment of school progress and student achievement
  • Job-embedded and discipline-based professional development
  • Commitment to shared decision making in a spirit of collaboration
  • School climate development that fosters a just and equitable environmen
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate staff members
  • Provide a safe and secure educational environment



  • Currently hold a Colorado Principal License or have licensure application in process (must upload license or in process documentation to application)
  • Bilingual/Biliterate Spanish/English (must pass BVSD assessment)
  • Completed and submitted BVSD online application


  • Experience in teaching, supervision and educational leadership
  • Experience with data-driven school improvement processes that result in high academic achievement for all and elimination of achievement gaps
  • Knowledge of student assessment and data analysis for continuous improvement
  • Current knowledge of effective instructional practices
  • Strong planning, organization, motivation, management, supervision and evaluation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with internal and external audiences
  • Demonstrated skills in facilitation, problem solving, and conflict management
  • Understanding of English Language Learners and appropriate programming

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check.

SALARY: Range 9: $81,269 - $121,903 (2020 - 2021 salary schedule - based on experience); excellent benefit package. Website: BVSD Benefits.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Beginning of 2021-2022 school year (estimated to b July 26th)


  • District online application - BVSD Jobs

Application Must Include:

  • Reference Section: Three (3) letters or surveys of reference with email and phone numbers
  • Supplemental Materials Section: Letter of Interest outlining skills and abilities, Current Resume, University Transcripts and Colorado Principal license or CDE Receipt confirming application

Boulder Valley School District is accepting completed, online applications only.

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights -

Keywords: Boulder Valley Public Schools, Boulder , Anticipated Opening - Assistant Principal - Bilingual, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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