About Rocky Mountain Prep
Rocky Mountain Prep is a growing network of innovative public charter schools serving students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade in the Greater Denver Area. Its mission is that every child realizes their full potential through a rigorous and loving elementary education. Rocky Mountain Prep staff members believe that potential is everywhere, but opportunity is not. Its educators believe all children deserve access to a great public education and that their commitment to equity and academic rigor means that they can help every student achieve. The network’s culture of love and inclusion means that they welcome, support, and challenge everyone with kindness and respect. View more about Rocky Mountain Prep’s commitment to equity here.
Rocky Mountain Prep opened its first school in 2012 with 130 students and has grown to four schools, working with over 1,500 scholars across two districts. Grounded in a culture of rigor and love, Rocky Mountain Prep’s schools consistently outperform local districts academically, while also ensuring that its scholars are developing in the network’s PEAK values of perseverance, excellence, adventure, and kindness.
Rocky Mountain Prep's People
Rocky Mountain Prep seeks staff members that share their deep belief that every child deserves an outstanding education and that with the right supports, every child can realize his or her full potential. The organization prioritizes hiring staff with incredible growth mindsets - staff at the organization don't see problems, they see possibilities, and each and every team member has a deep desire to continue to grow and learn. Rocky Mountain Prep educators bring a track record of success and achievement from previous classroom experiences or other educational and professional pursuits.
Rocky Mountain Prep’s leadership team believes that when you love someone, you hold them to high expectations - this applies to their work, the work of their colleagues, and the work of their scholars. Staff take their work seriously, but themselves less so - they laugh and joke and bring joy to work every day. And finally, Rocky Mountain Prep’s people value a diversity of perspectives and experiences, recognize the humanity of those around them, and seek to build an inclusive environment that models what they wish to see in the world.
Rocky Mountain Prep is seeking a strong instructional leader and skilled builder of culture to serve as a principal-in-residence during the ‘20-’21 school year with the plan on having them serve as a full-time principal for the network in the ‘21-’22 school year.
Rocky Mountain Prep principals are expected to:
Qualifications: In order to fulfill these responsibilities, the ideal Principal-in-Residence candidate will be:
Compensation and Benefits
Rocky Mountain Prep offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with a salary range of $75-85K annually. More details can be provided upon request.
Please apply by submitting your resume and detailed cover letter which highlights your interest in the position, relevant experience, and how you meet the qualifications and qualities sought for the position online at https://goo.gl/ZXqkF3. For additional questions about this position or to speak with someone about your interest, please contact Ron Rapatalo at [email protected] or at 510.575.9635.
As an equal opportunity employer, Rocky Mountain Prep is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.