Denver Public Schools


  • Denver Public Schools
  • Denver, CO 80203
  • 10 days ago


Job Description


Applying to this posting will let us know that you are interested in a position for the 2022-23 School Year.

You will be contacted with additional information in January 2022.

Assistant Principal Application Process:

To learn more about our application process you can visit our careers website (open in new tab):

Position Details

Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience, with the ability to earn additional compensation based on working in a Hard to Serve School, Top Performing School, a High Growth School, or meeting the Unified Improvement Plan.

For more information, you can visit the following website:

Position Start Date: Dependent upon school-specific openings

Reports To: Principal


Master's Degree and previous leadership experience preferred.

An administrator’s license is not required at the time of applicationA current, valid State of Colorado Principal License (professional or provisional) must be in place by the time the position starts.

Alternative licensure is an option for candidates with demonstrated school leadership experience who require licensure and additional coursework.

Resource for applicants: School Leadership Framework

At DPS, we've developed a School Leadership Framework that details the expectations required for all of our school leaders.

We recommend that you review the LEAD framework to get a better understanding about the competencies required to be a successful school leader in DPS.

The framework and the behaviors associated with each competency are available here:

Denver Public Schools is an innovative, forward-thinking, dynamic urban education district, frequently acknowledged for pursuing innovative ways to drive student performance and close the achievement gap.

We have been recognized as one of the top cities in the country for cultivating a healthy environment for school reform to flourish.

We are the fastest growing large urban school district in the country and our state assessment scores have grown by double-digits during the last several years.

To continue making such strides, we are committed to ensuring that we have the right leaders in the right schools to drive student performance and our vision that Every Child Succeeds.

Our District

Denver Public Schools is seeking exceptional school leaders who live by our Shared Core Values (Students First, Integrity, Equity, Collaboration, Accountability, and Fun) and exhibit key leadership expectations in the following areas: Culture and Equity, Instructional, Strategic, Human Resource, Organizational, and Community.

Effective school leaders in every school are critical to successfully meet our mission providing all students the opportunity to achieve the knowledge and skills necessary to become contributing citizens in our diverse society.

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