New Administrators

Updated on Thu, 03/03/2022 - 11:14am

Administrators include positions that provide leadership to Adams Five Star Schools schools and departments.  For a list of Administrator positions, review our administrative job descriptions and information technology job descriptions.


As a new Administrator to Adams 12 Five Star Schools you must complete the following steps:   

STEP 1: Administrator Employment Information:  You will receive an email from Human Resources after you have accepted the position offered through a school or department.

STEP 2: Background Check:  For certified administrators only:  You will receive an email from our 3rd Party Vendor, Background Information Services Inc. (BISI), with instructions to complete the background screening questionnaire. This must be completed within 24 hours of receipt of the email.  Your background check must be clear before you will be authorized to begin work.  You will be contacted by Human Resources if there are concerns with your background check.

STEP 3: Fingerprints:  For non-certified administrators only:  Fingerprints are taken at the Human Resources Office in the Educational Support Center between the hours of 8:00 am - 3:30 pm Monday through Thursday. Fingerprint appointments are recommended.  You will be contacted by Human Resources if there are concerns with the background check from your fingerprints.  

STEP 4: Complete All of the New Hire Paperwork & I9 Identification.  Complete the New Hire Paperwork Packet. This will be emailed to you in a separate email from Frontline.

Once you have completed and submitted your forms online you will need to submit the needed acceptable forms of identification for I-9 verification.  It is required by law to bring those documents to Human Resources at 1500 E 128th Ave, Thornton, CO 80241.

Additional I-9 Instructions, W-4 Instructions and Colorado PERA Instructions/Information are available for review purposes only.​​

Please note:  In order to help expedite your hire and streamline the onboarding process, we request that you complete your new hire packet, authorize your background check, and submit any other documentation to Human Resources as soon as possible.  

STEP 5: Sign up for New Hire Orientation.  Go to the Orientation Calendar and register for a New Hire Orientation session. 

STEP 6: Adams 12 Email:  After your completed hiring packet has been processed you will be assigned an employee ID number.  Please use the Email Login Instructions to setup your email account.

STEP 7: Benefits Information:  Eligible employees will receive an email for online enrollment once required hiring paperwork is completed, submitted and processed.  Review Benefits page for information regarding eligibility, enrollment and next steps.

STEP 8: New Employee Handbook & Payroll Information:  Review Payroll Information and the New Employee Handbook.  All new employees are required to become familiar with the contents of the New Employee Handbook.

STEP 9: Review the following additional information/resources: 

** PLEASE NOTE even though you have been recommended for hire, you will not be formally employed by Adams 12 Five Star Schools until you satisfy ALL of the employment conditions that have been established by the District, and the Board of Education approves your recommendation for hire.**


Human Resources Contact Information for Administrators

Cortney Dodson | (720) 972-4069  | Cortney.L.JonesDodson@adams12.org

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