Assistant Principal - Middle School

Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 Fountain , CO 80817

Posted 2 weeks ago


Date: March 16, 2020

Position: Assistant Principal (Carson Middle School / Fountain Middle School)

Starting Date: July 20, 2020

Salary: $87,541 - $109,338 (2019-2020 salary schedule)

  • placement is dependent upon education and experience
  • 209 day contract


Fountain-Fort Carson School District #8 has anticipated an Assistant Principal position for the 2020-2021 school year at both Carson Middle School and Fountain Middle School.

Job Function:

Assist principal in supervision of employees including serving as an instructional leader assigning and directing work, interviewing, evaluating performance, disciplining and resolving issues. Provide leadership for students by overseeing daily building operation, identifying instructional needs and solutions, and coordinating student activities and programs. Monitor professional development in classrooms and grade level/content area meeting in accordance to the school and district goals and objectives. Implement and monitor school-wide behavioral expectations and policies including monitoring attendance trends and overseeing truancy interventions; address safety and welfare issues by holding meetings with parents, investigating incidents, documenting findings, contacting proper authorities and conforming to legal requirements and regulations.


  • Minimum five years secondary teaching experience.

  • Possess a MA Degree or higher.

  • A valid Type D Colorado Certificate/Principal's license or be eligible for same at the time of employment.

  • Knowledge of standardized testing processes.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Administrative experience preferred.

  • Special Education experience preferred.

Mission Statement:

"To develop generations of world class learners capable of being successful members of society; by providing a positive, empowering, and safe environment where academic excellence is the desired result for all students."

District Profile:

Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight spans an area of approximately 150 square miles. The city of Fountain, Fort Carson Military Installation, Rock Creek Township, and several surrounding rural areas all fall within the District parameters. Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight has experienced consistent growth.

Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight includes eight elementary schools and one dedicated preschool. Four of the elementary schools and the preschool are located in the city of Fountain (Aragon, Jordahl, Mesa, Eagleside Elementary schools, and Conrad Early Learning Center) while the other four elementary schools (Abrams, Patriot, Mountainside, and Weikel Elementary schools) are located on Fort Carson. The district has two middle schools. Fountain Middle School is located in the city of Fountain and Carson Middle School is located on Fort Carson. The district's two high schools, Fountain-Fort Carson High School and Welte Education Center, are both located in the city of Fountain.

Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight boasts award-winning and nationally recognized schools. District Eight is recognized by Colorado Government officials and the State Board of Education as a leader in student achievement. The District is a model for lowering the achievement gap for minority students and low socio-economic children.

Website Information:

District site: School site:



Closing Date for Completed Application Packet: March 30, 2020 (at 3:00 p.m.)

Application Procedure:

A completed packet must include:

  • a certified employment application on-line at
  • a letter of application
  • a current resume
  • two current letters of recommendation
  • one from current supervisor
  • one from a colleague in present district
  • complete transcripts
  • answers to the questions within the application (1/2 page max per question)

(We recommend completing the questions in Word and then copy and paste into the application.)?

Address cover letter to:

Joel D. Hamilton

Executive Director of Human Resources

10665 Jimmy Camp Road

Fountain, CO 80817


03/16/20 Vacancy posted

03/30/20 at 3pm Application process closes

04/01/20 Paper screen

04/03/20 Admin Preliminary interviews

04/07/20 Building Preliminary interviews

04/08/20 Final Superintendent interviews

07/20/20 Date of employment

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