Jun 22, 2024

Middle School Assistant Principal of Instruction

  • Rocky Mountain Preparatory School
  • Denver, CO, USA

Job Description

About Rocky Mountain Prep

Rocky Mountain Prep is a growing network of innovative public charter schools, serving students in pre-kindergarten through 12th Grade in the Greater Denver Area. Rocky Mountain Prep (RMP) opened its first school in 2012 with 130 students and has grown to four schools, working with over 1,800 scholars across two districts. Grounded in our culture of rigor and love, our schools consistently outperform local districts academically, while also ensuring our scholars are developing in our PEAK values of perseverance, excellence, adventure, and kindness. In the school year 2023-2024, we will grow to 12 schools serving over 5,000 students in grades PK-12th.

Who We Seek:

We seek teachers and staff who are interested in developing students into outstanding human beings in their academic and personal lives by role-modeling our culture of Rigor and Love. Work collaboratively with their teammates and seek feedback, coaching, and mentorship from their admin team and school community. Implement our data-driven curriculum with the tools they've gained from experience while they adapt to the needs of their students.

If you are mission-driven, humble in your reflections about your practice, smart in the ways you approach data, and results-oriented, we'd love to see you apply.

During the 2023-2024 school year, RMP is driving after five big goals:
Going Green on the Colorado School Performance Framework90% Student Persistence95% Average Daily AttendanceFully Enrolled by October CountAcademics:PreK Students demonstrate one year of growthKinder through 2nd Grade Students grow 1.25 years in ELA and Math40% of 3rd through 5th-grade students meet their Millionaire Goal (one million words read)40% of 6th through 8th grade students meet their millionaire goal (two million words read)High school: 100% College AcceptanceEach member of the organization plays a part in achieving these goals. School-based staff members will work towards 2 or 3 metrics that are aligned to both their roles AND the Big 5. These metrics vary by position and are subject to change.
As an Assistant Principal of Instruction, you will be held accountable for two academic goals and one operational goal (ie attendance or persistence).

Role Mission: Assistant Principals of Instruction (APIs) are instructional leaders who manage, coach, and develop the teachers at their school. APIs will monitor academic progress to ensure students are accessing appropriate grade-level content and provide teachers with the proper support and professional development they need to become strong educators.

In this role, you will:
  • Lead instructional staff to achieve measurable and ambitious results that improve their teaching quickly and measurably by conducting daily observations, real-time coaching, data analysis, and mid-year and end-of-year effective evaluations.
  • Supervise the implementation of RMP curricula and assessments to meet our "Big Five" academic goals.
  • Build and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students and families built on trust, understanding, and respect for the communities in which they identify.
  • Support a school-wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment.
  • Participate in weekly manager check-ins, grade level meetings, before and after school duties, and school-wide meetings and functions.
  • Participate in summer and year-long school-based professional development sessions.
  • Perform other duties, as required.


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • At least 3 years of full-time teaching experience
  • At least 2 years of full-time teacher leadership or administrative experience
  • Proven track record of achieving success in the K-12 setting
  • Be able to provide an official transcript demonstrating graduation from an undergraduate institution
  • Pass a background check
  • Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States

  • Master's degree
  • Experience managing/coaching others

  • The salary range for this position is from $85,000 to $120,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.
  • This role is also eligible for a performance bonus of up to 10% based on individual and organizational performance and goal attainment.


  • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement through PERA
  • Paid-Time-Off


Want more information?
  • Please review our Rocky Mountain Prep Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about our program!

Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Rocky Mountain Prep does not sponsor visas at this time.

RMP is an equal-opportunity employer. We seek applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to color, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We appreciate your interest in Rocky Mountain Prep and look forward to getting to know you!

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