Principal Positions

Georgetown Community School, Georgetown, Colorado: Director

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The Georgetown Community School, Georgetown, Colorado, Board of Directors, is seeking a highly qualified Director.  The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position July 1, 2022.

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

Enrollment: 89 students
Location: 50 miles west of Denver

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

  • Leader - A strong collaborator who develops leaders, implements a love of learning and recognizes the potential of each student by supporting each child socially, emotionally, and intellectually.
  • Communicator - A strong communicator who can build trust and transparency in both the school and greater community. A leader who establishes a culture that values community and character.
  • Visible - An individual who would become involved in the community and be known by the classroom teachers, parents and the greater community. A leader who builds trust, showing compassion, and empowering change.
  • Accountable - An individual who has financial competence. A leader who is committed to understanding the financial health of the school. A leader who gets results.

Salary Range:  $75,000 to $100,000

Search Timeline:

  • Closing Date for Applications: May 9, 2022
  • Board of Directors Selects Finalists: May 19, 2022
  • Interviews with Board of Directors: Week of May 30, 2022
  • Selection of New Director: June 2, 2022
  • Start Date: July 1, 2022

Contact information:
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.
11725 Arbor St., Suite 220
Omaha, NE 68144
School Website:
Consultant: Dr. Norm Ridder

Georgetown Community School, Georgetown, Colorado 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.

Poudre School District: Principal - Lincoln Middle School

Information specific to this position: Position is for the 2022-23 school year 

Pay Range: $98,323 - $135,684 based on qualifications and experience*

Percentage: 100%

Work calendar days: 223 days

Duration of position: Ongoing

Sheridan School District No. 2: Principal - Sheridan High School

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Sheridan High School/Denver, CO

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Harrison School District 2: Principal - K-8

Sand Creek International School in Harrison School District 2 is seeking a K-8 Principal. 

As the instructional leader, the Principal is responsible for increasing student achievement at the assigned school by developing and implementing a standards-based instructional program aligned to curriculum and by managing school site operations and personnel in accordance with Board of Education policies. Promote strong relations and partnerships among school, parents, students, community, and stakeholders.

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Pinnacle Charter School: High School Principal

Riverdale Ridge High School, a 27J School in Thornton, CO, is seeking a high school principal to provide dynamic leadership for a comprehensive high school campus.  

The High School Principal is responsible for implementing the strategic academic growth and achievement initiatives for the high school. This role provides guidance and support to high school staff in the implementation of evidence-based, high-quality, instructional practices and strategies while driving initiatives to develop and grow both the students and staff. The High School Principal maintains positive inter-personal relationships with students, parents, peers, and community members and provides the best possible opportunities for student development and growth, both educationally and personally.

Reporting Relationships:
Reports to: Chief Academic Officer (CAO)
Direct Reports: High School Assistant Principals, High School Teachers, and High School Support Staff

This is a full-time, year-round position. Salary range is $90,000 - $125,000 annually, dependent upon education and experience. See a detailed outline of benefits and additional compensation at the bottom of the job description.

Learn more and apply here.

27J Schools: High School Principal, Riverdale High School

Riverdale Ridge High School, a 27J School in Thornton, CO, is seeking a high school principal to provide dynamic leadership for a comprehensive high school campus.  


  • Master's Degree minimum; other advanced graduate work preferred.
  • Colorado Principal License or Administrator License.
  • At least three years of administrative experience as a secondary school principal or assistant principal required.
  • At least three years' teaching experience at the high school level required.
  • Experience and knowledge of curriculum for secondary schools, with a knowledge of state standards required.
  • Experience and knowledge of CTE programming is required.
  • Experience with school construction or remodel is helpful. 

Required Qualifications:

  1. A valid Colorado Department of Education Principal License.
  2. The ability to handle many complex tasks simultaneously.
  3. The ability to facilite and coach a high-functioning team. 
  4. The ability to define roles and share responsibility to move the school vision forward.
  5. The ability to seek out and engage the perspective of others.
  6. The emotional intelligence to understand others' needs and provide support.
  7. The ability and interest to learn continuously and to adapt to changing circumstances (student characteristics, curriculum, and so on).  
  8. A belief in empowering all children as owners of their learning.

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Principal - Basalt Elementary School (Dual Language)

The Roaring Fork School District is seeking applications for an experienced, self-directed, innovative leader to to serve as the Principal for Basalt Elementary School (BES).  BES is a dual language school, located in Basalt Colorado, and serves a diverse student population of ~600 students.  The Principal will lead and support a dynamic team to improve academic achievement, growth and character education.


CO-ALAS is a professional education association that advocates for the continued development and placement of Latino/Latina administrators who are committed to quality public education for all students.


PO Box 13109
Denver, CO 80201