Headmaster / Head of School (various locations in Colorado)

Ascent Classical Academies

Contract type
Closing date
Dec 31, 2023 12:00 AM
Ascent Classical Academies is currently seeking school leaders, including headmasters and assistant headmasters, who share a passion for our mission to grow the classical education movement and to play a key role in significant expansion throughout Colorado and the Western states.  
About Ascent Classical Academies
Ascent Classical Academies partners with a network of classical charter schools based in Colorado delivering a content-rich curriculum in the liberal arts and sciences, with underlying principles in the Western tradition of the study of history, literature, philosophy, and fine arts. Our American Classical Education includes, among other things, the study of Latin; a rich examination of American literary, moral, philosophical, political, and historical tradition; and a school culture centered upon moral virtue, respect, discipline, and studiousness among students and faculty alike. Ascent Classical Academy charter schools currently serve approximately 1,700 students in K-12 campuses located in the Denver and Fort Collins areas of Colorado, with significant expansion planned throughout Colorado and beyond.   See Ascent Classical Academy of Northern Colorado and Ascent Classical Academy of Douglas County to learn more about our existing schools.  Ascent Classical Academy of Grand Junction is currently hiring grammar school teachers, administration, and staff for its new campus opening in August 2023 and serving grades K through 9.  
Heads of school are needed, with current potential locations:
-northeast and southwest Denver metro area; 
-Fort Collins, Colorado and surrounding area; 
-Durango and Grand Junction, Colorado; 
and other locations, beginning with the 2023-2024 school year (and beyond).     
For additional information, please contact Stacey Bowman, Director of Human Resources at [email protected]
Desired Start Date: February 2023, for a Fall 2023 opening.  
Employment Type: Full-time, Exempt
Location: To be determined 
Benefits Available:
  • Competitive compensation package including performance pay and stipends available
  • Employee-only coverage for group medical, dental, and vision plan; dependent coverage available
  • Health savings account with employer contributions
  • Short- and long-term disability and life insurance plans
  • Retirement investment account with employer match
  • Paid time off for a wide array of health reasons for employees and dependents, consistent with the Colorado Healthy Families and Workplaces Act
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Free employee benefit and healthcare guidance
  • Paid leave for qualifying events under the Family Medical Leave Act
  • Robust teacher training including several weeks of on-site training   

Job Requirements:

  • Master's Degree or higher preferred for school leadership
  • Significant experience in classical education and school leadership
  • 5 years or more classroom experience  
  • Exceptional organizational skills, and experienced management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to effectively articulate information and issues
  • Understanding of Ascent Classical Academies' mission and vision and a commitment to the growth and expansion of classical education

Education requirement

Masters Degree

How to apply

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