Company Name: Lotus School for Excellence
Job Industry: Executive Office
Job Type: Full time
WorkPlace Type: remote
Location: United States
Required Candidates: 1
Job Description:


About Lotus School for Excellence:

Lotus School for Excellence is a K-12, college-prep public charter school with a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) focus.

All employees at Lotus School for Excellence (LSE) work together to create academic, social, and ethical leaders. The thoughts reflected in this description provide structure to the responsibilities and accountability for this position. However, LSE expects to employ professionals who will work beyond job descriptions, creating both a fulfilling career environment and successful outcomes for our students.

A. Required Qualifications

i. Minimum five years of successful leadership experience in a charter school or public


ii. An advanced degree in education, science, mathematics or public or business


B. Desired Qualifications

i. Two years of successful administrative experience as executive director, preferably in

a charter school.

ii. Three years of successful administrative experience as principal, preferably in a

charter school.

iii. Experience in charter school founding and/or successful renewal of charter school


iv. Demonstrates growth mindset and experience for charter school replication and


v. Experience in establishing strong Science, Math & Technology college-prep

programs in charter schools.

vi. Experience in capacity building, including strategic planning, grant-writing, and


vii. Strong communication and conflict resolution skills.

viii. Strong community outreach and relationship building experience with parents,

guardians, and students.

ix. Demonstrates humility and passion for staff and student wellness.

x. Principal’s License

C. Leadership Duties

i. Demonstrates commitment to administering LSE in accordance with its vision and

mission statements and communicates the vision and mission to school personnel,

students, members, and the community.

ii. Models LSE’s values for students, members and the board.

iii. Is a visible leader maintaining frequent contact with students and school personnel.

iv. When practical, exercises a participatory management style with school personnel.

v. Demonstrates effectively written and oral communications.

vi. Fosters a climate of innovation and collaboration.

vii. Facilitates activities for students, parents, and school personnel to encourage community

and shared purpose.

vii. Serves as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the board.

D. Educational Leadership Duties

i. Interviews, hires, evaluates, and supervises administration, faculty, and staff.

ii. Oversees planning and evaluation of programs and priorities.

iii. Coordinates design of curriculum with faculty.

iv. Administers all school-based programs.

v. Assists faculty in evaluating their instructional methods and materials.

vi. Designs schedules.

vii. Develops cooperation and teamwork among school personnel.

viii. Assists school personnel in accommodating individual student needs and abilities.

ix. Monitors student progress, discipline, health, and safety.

x. Provides perspective on educational issues to the board.

xi. Establishes a plan for improvement of instruction, adherence to school philosophy, and

compliance with school policies.

xii. Assists the board in evaluating the school’s progress towards established priorities and


xii. Participates in the professional development seminars and programs as the Board sees a


E. Community Relations Duties:

i. Develops and promotes a professional relationship with the board, school personnel,

members, students, and the community.

ii. Seeks and considers opinions of others in a timely fashion.

iii. Provides information to community, the media, and other interested parties about LSE, its

vision and mission, and its progress towards goals.

iv. Serves in a liaison capacity with the District on any administrative and/or educational


v. Assists with the recruiting, scheduling, and training of volunteers within the school.

vi. Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, district

regulations and policies, and other requirements of the charter or contracts with the


F. Managerial Duties

i. Approves and authorizes:

A. Building usage

B. Budget items

C. Temporary and permanent record storage and maintenance

D. Building maintenance

E. School-based activities and schedules

F. Purchase and utilization of material resources

G. Purchase and utilization of equipment

H. Purchase and utilization of textbooks and supplies

ii. Actively participates in facility search, development and planning

iii. Plans and implements the personnel development program.

iv. Delineates all responsibilities and authority, establishing lines of communication and


v. Develops enthusiasm and promotes positive morale among school personnel, students,

and members.

vi. Prepares and recommends to the board a master budget.

vii. Provides for the generation, maintenance, and distribution of a parent focused school

calendar as well as an internal master calendar.

In addition to these duties, the Executive Director is responsible for other duties as assigned.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $175,000.00 - $200,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 403(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • Charter school
  • In-person
  • Office

Ability to Relocate:

  • Aurora, CO 80012: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person


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