Job Opportunity

By BitcoDavid

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Job Opportunity: Executive Director at Rocky Mountain Deaf School


Rocky Mountain Deaf School (RMDS) is a bilingual charter school located in the shadow of the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains in Golden, Colorado. This high performing school is founded on the belief that deaf children can and should succeed. The driving force behind the school is a theme of excellence in research-based academic programs. Each student’s potential is maximized as teachers continue to instill in each child the joy of living and learning.

Executive Director Rocky Mountain Deaf School

December 11, 2012

Position: Executive Director of a bilingual charter school

Nature of Work:

Provide innovative leadership to guide RMDS in its vision and assume responsibilities of work to ensure accountability of school’s rigorous academics, finances, and overall school management.

Looking down on Silverton, Colorado
Imagine getting paid to live here. And at the same time helping Deaf children. Looking down on Silverton, Colorado (Photo credit: J. Stephen Conn)

Responsible for building partnerships with parents and community; supervising and establishing working relationships with staff, the general public and other government agencies; and implementing new and current research in the field of Deaf education. Represents and advocates on behalf of the school with governmental bodies, private agencies, and the community about issues pertaining to Deaf education. Accountable for annual School Improvement Plan and other documentation required by the district and state.


Master’s Degree with licensure in Deaf Education required. Administrative and leadership credentials, such as Director of Special Education or Principal license, preferred. Proficiency in American Sign Language and written English; excellent communication skills; knowledge of Bilingual Education practices, financial manage- ment, and applicable Special Education laws, codes, regulations and procedures; experience in leadership roles, public relations, fundraising and recruitment.


Commensurate with education and experience (11 month administrative position).

To apply

Interested persons should submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and three recent employment references to:
Search Committee Rocky Mountain Deaf School 1921 Youngfield St., #204 Golden, CO 80401

Closing date

Completed applications must be received on or before February 1, 2013. Applications will be pre-screened before candidates are invited for an interview.

Rocky Mountain Deaf School is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or genetic information.

For Further Questions, contact:
Alison Talbert, Business Manager
Rocky Mountain Deaf School
303-984-5749 (v)
720-235-0565 (VP)

Nancy Bridenbaugh, Interim Director
Rocky Mountain Deaf School
1921 Youngfield St #204
Golden, Colorado 80401

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BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he was an audio engineer, a videographer, a teacher – even a cab driver. He is an avid health and fitness enthusiast and a Pro/Am boxer. He has spent years working with diet and exercise to combat obesity and obesity related illness.


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