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Principal - Elementary

Company: Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8
Location: Fountain
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Date: June 4, 2021

Position: Principal, Eagleside Elementary School

Starting Date: July 19, 2021

Salary: $95,645 - $123,800 (2020-2021 salary schedule)

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


An Elementary Principal position is anticipated for the 2021-2022 school year, at Eagleside Elementary School.

Job Function:

To provide school leadership through the 2021-2022 school year. Prepare students for responsible participation in our society by (a) promoting a sense of fair play; (b) promoting regular school attendance and self-discipline; (c) maintaining a clean and healthful school environment; (d) maintaining a climate that supports and enhances meaningful learning experiences.


  • Minimum five years teaching experience (prefer elementary).
  • 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.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Completed evaluator training to comply with HB 1159.
  • Administrative 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: Eagleside -

Closing Date for Completed Application Packet: June 14, 2021 (at 12:00 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 from colleagues in present district
  • complete transcripts
  • answers to the questions within the application (1/2 page max per question)

(We recommend completing your answers in Word and copy and paste into the application section.)

Timelines for hiring new Principal:

06/04/21 Vacancy posted

06/14/21 Application process closes

06/15/21 Paper screen

06/17/21 Preliminary interview

06/21/21 Building level interview

06/22/21 Superintendent interview

06/23/21 Board of Education approval

07/19/21 Date of employment

Keywords: Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8, Denver , Principal - Elementary, Other , Fountain, Colorado

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