Director, Elementary Education

Salem-Keizer School District

Closing date: Sunday, June 15, 2021

To engage principals as instructional leaders to ensure that high-quality instruction is making it possible for all students to learn at high levels; to ensure compliance with state standards and the district’s policies and procedures; to support principals’ work in the management of school operations; to provide assurance that schools are safe and welcoming for all students, staff, parents, and the community.

Start Date: July 1, 2021
Type: Administrative – Licensed
FTE: 1.0
Status: Permanent
Salary Range: $114,887 – $145,371 (Salary is based on the 2020-21 schedule and is subject to change)

Application Procedure:

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Salem-Keizer Schools serve the communities of Salem and Keizer, Oregon in the heart of the beautiful Willamette Valley. We have over 40,000 students in 65 schools. 57% of our students are students of color and 15% are English language learners. We are an exciting school district, constantly working to serve all of our students so they are prepared to graduate and lead successful lives. Equity in education is one of the central themes of our district and this concept is reflected in all that we do for our students and community. We have three elementary level directors that oversee the 42 elementary schools in our district, and we are looking to fill one of these positions…could you be the next elementary education leader in Salem-Keizer? You won’t know unless you apply! 

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application. Preference will be given to those applicants with work or lived experience with culturally, linguistically, and racially diverse communities.

Salem-Keizer School District is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer