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Superintendent of Schools/Principal
Karval School District RE-23
Karval Colorado is located 75 miles east of Colorado Springs and 45 miles south of Limon. Karval RE-23 consists of a small comprehensive PK-12 campus school with an enrollment of approximately 45 students. Karval is a remote rural community where the school represents the central community focus. The superintendent is a very central and influential figure in the community and must be an excellent communicator with a community buy-in that is very apparent. In addition to the typical administrative responsibilities of a district superintendent, this position also carries the responsibilities of a school building level K-12 Principal as well.
Qualifications: Excellent communication skills with the ability to relate with students, parents, staff and the board; visibility with and availability to staff and community; high energy and dedication to the job; ability to be a team player who motivates and empowers staff; firm, decisive, goal-oriented leadership style; familiarity with school law; strong background in school finance and school budgeting and knowledge of federal programs including Title Funding, Targeted District Improvement Grants and Vocational Technical Programs.
Salary: The district will offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package as per negotiated Board agreement. Date of employment: June 1, 2017 if available, otherwise July 1, 2017. The compensation package will include housing, a car for school district business use, insurance and a salary range of $65,000 to $75,000 as negotiated commensurate with experience and background.
Application Open: February 6, 2017
Application Deadline: March 13, 2017 @ 2:00pm All applications must be received by the District Office located at the Karval School.
Please send a completed district application (available from the district website: karvalschool.org), a current professional resume or CV, transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and 3 recent letters of reference including contact information to: Karval School District RE-23 c/o Tom Arensdorf, P.O. Box 5, Karval, CO 80823.
For questions, contact Tom Arensdorf, Superintendent, Karval School District RE-23 at 719-446-5311.