Openings as of 2/21/2024
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Monument Academy Board of Directors
Operations and Finance
Reporting directly to the Monument Academy Board of Directors, the Executive Director (E.D.) serves as the highest administrator at Monument Academy (MA). The E.D. is cumulatively responsible for all aspects of organizational health, including but not limited to: enacting the school’s vision/mission; overseeing the realization of the school’s goals and outcomes; meeting the school’s fundraising and other financial goals; maintaining CDE accreditation; guiding the school’s professional culture; being accountable to the school’s authorizer; continuing the tradition of partnership and transparency with the parent/guardian community, and managing finances, development, and human resources. The E.D. is ultimately responsible for executing all programs and procedures in alignment with the school’s mission and vision. The E.D. will support, enforce, and uphold Monument Academy Board of Directors policies and governing decisions.
As the organization’s leader, the E.D. is expected to model the same values and beliefs upheld by the MA Board of Directors as follows:
Dedicate themselves to the school’s mission and vision adopting a determined and innovative attitude in helping the leaders of our students succeed
Understand that healthy relationships are essential in working with staff, students, and the school community to build trust
Maintain a positive attitude and a solution-based approach to challenges in the workplace
Provide and oversee clear, open, and consistent communication with our staff and community about the importance of academic progress and overall school health
Actively participate in a supportive and demanding professional community that fosters respect, trust, honesty, risk-taking, open-mindedness, flexibility, collaboration, and continuous improvement
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following statements of duties, responsibilities, frequency, and percentages describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. Essential duties and responsibilities may vary depending on campus needs and other factors.
Enacting Mission and Vision - Maintain alignment between all programs and the overall vision, mission, and core values of Monument Academy.
Organizational Leadership - As the chief executive of MA, the E.D. is responsible for organizational wide leadership. Supervise and work with the MA Leadership Team to develop, maintain, and enhance all aspects of Monument Academy to ensure positive outcomes for students and a strong, collaborative, professional culture. This includes effective delegation, training, development, and staff support, establishing performance requirements, and evaluating staff supervision.
Strategic Planning and Implementation - Maintain alignment between the school’s mission/vision and the policies and strategic direction of Monument Academy’s Board of Directors. Consistently plan for efforts to achieve the four pillars of MA’s Strategic Plan: Academic Growth and Excellence, Financial Health, Talent Initiatives, and Operational Development.
Board of Directors Collaboration - Report to the Board and maintain a positive working relationship with the Board. It is incumbent upon the E.D. to keep the Board informed of operational, financial, and legal matters. The E.D. is expected to attend committee meetings as needed to provide input and stay informed for the health of the organization.
Internal Management - The core elements of internal management are those key pieces that flow naturally from our mission and are the measurable objectives Monument Academy has created to see our vision become a reality. The E.D. is responsible for:
Implementation and enforcement of Board policies, rules, and regulations.
Comply and communicate all local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Directly respond in an appropriate manner when infractions occur.
School Culture - Foster a staff culture in collaboration with school leadership that embodies the school’s core values and brings the mission/vision to life.
Financial Management - The E.D. will collaborate with the Chief Financial Officer to ensure funding is in order to resource the Board’s mission, vision and strategic plan goals. Ensure accurate financial management and oversight to guarantee that MA secures all needed revenues (including enrollment projections), stays within the board-approved budget, and effectively protects assets. Ensure compliance with all bond and debt service requirements and covenants. Ensure the financial health and longevity of the school by cultivating relationships with foundations, corporations, and individuals who provide financial support to the school. Ensure that the school meets its short and long-term fundraising goals.
Human Resources - Supports and collaborates with the human resources department to effectively and efficiently achieve the Talent Initiatives strategic plan goal which encompasses, but is not limited to, management systems, recruiting/retention objectives, and legal compliance. Internal Communication - Implement high-quality, timely, and effective communication from and between Monument Academy Board of Directors, leadership team, staff, students, committee members, and other internal and community stakeholders.
External Partnerships and Community Outreach: The E.D. is expected to be the visible leader to the entire MA community including external stakeholders. External stakeholders include The Colorado Department of Education, regulatory agencies, the charter authorizer, and the parent/guardian community. This role includes building and maintaining trusting and positive working relationships with the aforementioned partners. Community outreach may also include advocacy at the local and state policy level.
The E.D. must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications below represent the knowledge, abilities, and skills required.
Experience in Executive Leadership
Preferred 3+ years of experience in a charter school leadership role but not required
Business and management experience inside or outside the educational field
Education and Training
Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree, and/or Ph.D. in Education, Education Administration and/or Educational Leadership
Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Business and/or Public Administration
Licensed from Broad Academy Network Educational Leadership Management
Bachelor’s Degree accompanied with leadership experience
Preferred (Not Required) Certificates and Licenses
Colorado Department of Education Teacher and/or Principal License
Colorado Department of Education Administrator License
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Preferred experience with charter schools and charter school law
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a board of directors, co-workers, volunteers, students, and parents
Knowledge of charter school operations, Core Knowledge, Classical Education, and Capturing Kids’ Hearts (preferred but not required), and appropriate state and district school law regarding discipline
Have experience with branding, marketing, and fundraising
Have experience managing a complex budget, including working with restricted revenue streams and bond covenant requirements (preferred school finance experience)
Be a highly collaborative, solution-oriented, adaptable, problem-solving self-starter who seeks feedback to continue professional growth
Commitment to working with the leadership team that oversees student academic and personal success with differentiated and unique needs
Interpersonal skills a high relational capacity
Facilities growth, construction expansion and capital improvements knowledge
OTHER WORK FACTORS
The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk or sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. This job requires no specific vision abilities.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use interpersonal skills. Frequently required to compare, analyze, communicate, coordinate, instruct, compute, synthesize, evaluate, and negotiate. Occasionally required to copy and compile.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender association, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.
Assistant Coach Job Description
Start and End Date Based on Season
The responsibilities of an assistant coach can vary depending on the level of the team and the specific requirements set by the organization.
Team Management: As the assistant coach, you are responsible for supporting the head coach and maintaining his/her expectations.
Practice Planning: Support head coach in designing and implementing effective practice sessions to develop players' skills, improve team cohesion, and strategize for upcoming matches/games/meets.
Game Strategy and Coaching: Analyzing opponents, developing game plans, and providing tactical instructions during matches. Making adjustments and substitutions as needed to maximize team performance.
Skill Development: Identifying individual player strengths and weaknesses, providing feedback and guidance, and organizing drills and training exercises to enhance players' technical abilities.
Physical Conditioning: Working with strength and conditioning coaches to develop training programs that improve players' physical fitness, endurance, and injury prevention.
Team Building and Motivation: Fostering a positive team culture, promoting sportsmanship, and building camaraderie among players. Providing encouragement, support, and motivation to boost team morale.
Communication: Maintaining open and effective communication channels with players, head coach.
Player Evaluation and Development: Support head coach in assessing players' progress, tracking performance statistics, and providing individualized feedback to help players improve their skills and reach their full potential.
Compliance and Safety: Ensuring adherence to all relevant rules, regulations, and safety protocols established by the governing bodies and the organization. Promoting a safe and inclusive environment for all team members.
Qualifications and Skills:
Experience and familiarity with the designated sport
Coaching Experience preferred
Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and be capable of physical activity that requires long periods of stand/walking/running
We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.
INR: Secondary Math, Technology, and Science Teacher Job Description
Secondary Math/Tech/Science Teacher
Starting at $37,000 (Range will be determined by experience and degrees)
The Secondary INR Combination Math, Technology, and Science School Teacher will design and implement educational curriculum in sixth grade math courses, one intro to technology course, and an eighth grade science course appropriate for students in middle school.
Supervises the behavior of all students in the classroom, throughout school grounds, and on educational trips.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Plans and develops an engaging, age-appropriate course of study in the classroom, adhering to educational best practices and state and school district curriculum guidelines.
Designs and presents individual lesson plans in one or more academic subjects using a variety of teaching techniques that appeal to various learning styles and methods.
Prepares materials for lessons, assignments, and tests; evaluates, corrects, and grades student performance.
Discusses academic difficulties or behavioral problems with students as they arise.
Monitors students’ progress throughout the year and evaluates preparedness for high school.
Communicates all progress and concerns with tact and professionalism to parents and, as appropriate, other faculty, staff, and/or principal.
Builds and maintains positive relationships with parents.
Enforces safety and security standards for students, staff, and visitors.
Maintains required paperwork for individual student files, attendance and incident reports, and other necessary records.
Monitors halls, study periods, and lunchrooms with other faculty and staff.
Participates in faculty meetings, educational conferences, in-service opportunities, workshops, and other training seminars.
Maintains knowledge of research, developments, and best practices in middle grade education.
Performs related tasks such as sponsoring student activities or organizations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Skills & Abilities:
Thorough understanding of pedagogy and the best practices of education.
Desire to teach middle school-aged children and ability to adapt to their developmental status.
Ability to design lessons that teach curriculum in an engaging manner, applying various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and individual or collaborative projects and research.
Strong supervisory and leadership skills to manage and control the classroom.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Creative analytical and problem-solving skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Education or related subject required; Master’s degree preferred.
State teaching license preferred.
Highly Qualified (Degree in a related subject field)
Previous teaching experience with middle-school aged children preferred.
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer or standing to teach.
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
Must be able to traverse the classroom and adjust one's tone and height, by bending or leaning, in order to teach each child.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: