High School Principal
Colorado School for the Deaf & Blind, Colorado Springs,
HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL (School f/t Deaf, School-to-Work)
$56,364 - $68,563; commensurate w/ approp. level of experience
March 9, 2000
OPEN UNTIL POSITION FILLED; anticipate screening/interview process
to begin early April
Term of Employment:
Annual employment contract based on standard number of working days
in the academic year (currently 210 days); approx. start date 8/1/2000
Must hold, be eligible for, or able to obtain within two years from hire,
appropriate educator licensure in the State of Colorado as a Professional
Master's Degree in Deaf Education or related field from an accredited college
Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Advanced skill level
as demonstrated by the Sign Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI)
and according to school policy
Five years successful experience in the field of Deafness as a secondary
teacher, administrator or similar position (three years of administrative
experience preferred, as well as experience with career/technical education)
Summary of Work and Responsibilities:
Knowledge and Skills Needed:
The individual selected for this position is expected to provide educational
leadership to the academic, career, technical education and school-to-work
(transition) programs of the School.
Responsible for making determinations related to all positions within the
School for the Deaf High School and the Transition Program for Deaf students,
including responsibility for hiring and evaluation.
Fiscal responsibility for the funds allocated to all programs under their
Responsible for staying abreast of current educational trends and developments
in teaching curriculum, testing, technology and discipline as it relates
to the education of 9th - 12th grade students in general, and to residential
schools for the Deaf in particular.
Knowledge of and ability to apply effective school research in order to
effect comprehensive school reform efforts.
Knowledge of instructional strategies and practices necessary to promote
high levels of achievement for all students.
Knowledge of and ability to direct an educational program that is interdisciplinary
in nature and provides students with hands-on experiences to apply content
Knowledge of federal and state statutes and laws concerning educational
administration and programming, particularly as they affect the disabled.
Ability to serve as a strong advocate of American Sign Language (ASL) both
as the primary language of students and as utilized in classroom instruction.
Ability to develop rapport and a shared vision of the future with staff
members, school personnel, parents, students and alumni by fostering a
climate of trust/harmony and effectively involving others in planning and
Ability to demonstrate a thorough understanding of Deaf culture.
Ability to communicate effectively with all audiences, including persons
who are Deaf/ HOH and or blind/visually impaired.
Request/Submit Application To:
Send cover letter/letter of interest, current resume (including references)
and copies of transcripts to:
ATTN: Human Resources Office
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
33 North Institute Street; Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Uploaded by: Rachel Seelye/Kent State University/Deaf