[Pibe-division] Job: Principal Colorado School for the Blind, Colorado Springs.

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Tue Mar 13 18:47:01 CDT 2012


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
COLORADO SCHOOL for the DEAF and the BLIND
March 2012

PRINCIPAL, School for the Blind


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MISSION STATEMENT

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind 
(CSDB) provides children and families statewide 
with comprehensive, specialized educational 
services in safe, nurturing environments.  We 
empower learners to become self-determined, 
independent contributing citizens within their communities.

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind 
(CSDB), located in Colorado Springs at the foot 
of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, invites you to 
consider our employment 
opportunities.   Interested persons are invited 
to visit CSDB's website at 
 
<http://csdb.org/>http://csdb.org/, where the 
official job announcement for Principal, School 
for the Blind may be found in its entirety, 
including major duties/responsibilities, under 
Non-Classified employment.  Applications are 
requested by March 30, 2012 in anticipation that 
interviews will be conducted beginning in April; position is open until filled.

BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION
·         Provides leadership to and management 
of the education programs within the school, 
consistent with school policies and procedures;
·         Responsibility for making 
determinations related to all positions within 
the School for the Blind, including 
responsibility for hiring and performance evaluation;
·         Fiscal responsibility for the funds 
allocated to all programs under their direction; and,
·         Responsibility for staying abreast of 
current educational trends and developments in 
instruction, curriculum, assessment, technology 
and discipline as it relates to the education of 
K- 12th grade students with visual impairments in 
general, and to residential schools for the Blind in particular.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
·         Master's degree in Education or related 
field from an accredited college or university; 
Master’s degree in Education for the Visually Impaired preferred.
·         Must hold, be eligible for, or able to 
obtain within two years from hire, appropriate 
educator licensure in the State of Colorado 
endorsed as a Special Education Specialist: 
Visually Impaired or comparable endorsement.
·         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 Principal.
·         Five (5) years successful experience as 
a teacher, administrator or similar position 
(preferred in the field of Vision Education); 
three (3) years of administrative and/or supervisory experience preferred.
·         Ability to demonstrate competency in 
Braille by the end of the first instructional 
year as evidenced by possession of a CDE Certification of Braille Competency.

Terms of Employment:  The annual employment 
contract shall be based on the standard number of 
working days in the academic year (currently 210 
days, August to June), beginning with the 
2012-2013 school year.  The base salary shall be 
established commensurate with appropriate 
education and experience.  Annual Salary Range: 
$81,226 (minimum) to $92, 562 (maximum).  Excellent benefits.

Application Instructions:  Interested persons are 
invited to visit the CSDB website (Non-Classified 
Employment); follow the instructions to submit a 
complete on-line application (to include salary 
history and references), and to upload the 
following items to the on-line 
application:  formal letter of interest, current 
resume, recent letters of recommendation (with 
signature), copies of all transcripts, and a copy 
of current educator certification.  Contact information:

                                     Chelle Lutz, Human Resources Office
                                     Colorado 
School for the Deaf and the Blind / 
Website:  <http://csdb.org/>http://csdb.org/
                                     33 North 
Institute Street; Colorado Springs, CO  80903
E-mail:  <mailto:clutz at csdb.org>clutz at csdb.org; 
(719) 578-2114 (phone);  (719) 578-2239 (fax)

ALL INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED ON-SITE AT
THE COLORADO SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND

CSDB is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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