Principal Positions

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.

Application Procedure:  Apply to  

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