Charter High School Director - Principal

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


Community Prep School (CPS) is an accredited and financially stable alternative education campus (AEC) with an average enrollment of 300 to 350 students and serving approximately 450 students per year throughout the Colorado Springs Region. Opened as a Charter School in 1995, our focus is about helping students realize their full potential—personally, educationally, career-wise and for life.

Mission: To respect each individual, cultivate authentic passions and activate purposeful plans for life.

The Principal/Director facilitates programs and instructional practices based on analyses of student achievement data results in increased academic achievement for all students. Oversees staff, school functions and programs, building care, student activities and student culture and discipline. Develops a collaborative process to ensure compliance with district, state and federal educational policies and objectives.

Effective directors at Community Prep School (CPS) are responsible for the collective success at the school, including the learning growth and achievement of both students and staff. As the school’s primary instructional leader, effective directors enable critical discourse and data-driven reflection about curriculum, assessment, instruction, and student progress and create structures to facilitate improvement. Effective directors are adept at creating systems that maximize the utilization of resources and human capital, foster collaboration and encourage constructive change. By creating a common vision and articulating shared values, effective directors lead and manage CPS in a manner that supports the schools’ ability to promote equity and to continually improve its positive impact on students and families.

An ideal effective leader at CPS would embody:

Essential Job Functions:

Conducts the overall administration of school functions: Responsible for assessing needs, data collection, data analysis and designing programs to increase student achievement using a continuous improvement model. Develops and directs daily school administration, budgeting, discipline, staff development and is responsible for staff evaluations. Reports directly to the Community Prep School Board of Directors. Serves as the school’s liaison to the District 11 Charter School Office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:




The position begins July 1, 2018.


How to apply:

New applicants (including current CPS staff) must complete an online administrative application. A completed online application includes at least ten years of experience history and the following documents:

Applicant checklist:

The application deadline is February 15, 2018.

Please be aware that no relocation assistance is available for this position.

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