Southwest Open School in Cortez, Colorado is seeking a Director for a full-time position, with one month off during the summer. The position starts July 1, 2021 and the hiring committee is accepting priority applications until February 8, 2021 and beginning interviews in late February or early March 2021. Position open until filled.


·       Master of Arts in Educational Leadership or related degree

·       At least 5 years of teaching and/or administrative experience

·       Commitment to expeditionary learning and socio-emotional educational approach for at-risk student

·       Experience working with marginalized youth in underserved communities

·       Excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills

·       Strong team building skills

Major duties:

●    Fosters collaboration and shared leadership among staff, students, community members and the Board of Directors to advance the mission and vision of the school

●    Oversees all operations of school including academics, human resources, facilities, and finances

●    Effectively resolves conflict with respectful and inclusive approaches

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