BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill.  Website: BVSD.

Located in Boulder, Colorado, home of the University of Colorado. Situated 26 miles northwest of Denver, Boulder is a scholarly community of 100,000 dedicated to education, technology, the arts, and recreation. FHS is a comprehensive four-year high school established in 1960 and accredited by the state of Colorado. Fairview has a rich tradition of providing students with a rigorous academic program. Curriculum includes College-Preparatory, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate pathways, designed to challenge the potential of each student. It has long been evident that the over 2000 students who attend FHS are truly prepared to be highly successful in a globally competitive society. Website:  Fairview High School

A BVSD Principal must have a strong background in collaborative leadership, cultural proficiency and data-driven school improvement. The principal must also have demonstrated skill in an extensive range of leadership and management and must possess the exceptional leadership skills and vision required to lead this school.


-Provide collaborative leadership in the following areas:

-Continuous school improvement aligned with the District Strategic Plan and State Accreditation

-Purposeful and inclusive curriculum and instructional strategies that are school-wide and focused

-Ongoing assessment of school progress and student achievement

-Job-embedded and discipline-based professional development

-Commitment to shared decision making in a spirit of collaboration

-School climate development that fosters a just and equitable environment

-Hire, supervise, and evaluate staff members

-Provide a safe and secure educational environment

-Currently hold a Colorado Principal License or have licensure application in process (must upload license or in process documentation to application)

-Completed and submitted BVSD online application

-Minimum of three years of experience as a school administrator

-Experience in teaching, supervision and educational leadership

-Principal experience or its equivalent

-Experience with data-driven school improvement processes that result in high academic achievement for all and elimination of achievement gaps

-Knowledge of student assessment and data analysis for continuous improvement

-Current knowledge of effective instructional practices

-Strong planning, organization, motivation, management, supervision and evaluation skills

-Strong written and verbal communication skills with internal and external audiences

-Experience with the MTSS process and the Standards-Based Teaching/Learning Cycle

-Knowledge of school-based budget/planning

-Demonstrated skills in facilitation, problem solving, and conflict management

-Understanding of English Language Learners and appropriate programming

-Experience in leading a staff to understand cultural responsiveness

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check. 


SALARY:  Range 17:  $110,937 – $167,098 (2020 – 2021 salary schedule – based on experience); excellent benefit package. Website: BVSD Benefits.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Beginning of 2021 – 2022 school year (estimated to be August 2, 2021)

-District online application –BVSD Jobs

Application must include:
-Reference Section-Three (3) professional letters or surveys of reference with email and phone numbers
-Supplemental Materials Section: Letter of Interest outlining skills and abilities, Current Resume, University Transcripts, Colorado Principal license or CDE Receipt confirming application

Boulder Valley School District is accepting completed, online applications only.

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities.  Inquiries or complaints:  BVSD Legal Counsel – 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights –