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Bookkeeper

Posted by | May 20, 2022 |

Bookkeeper. 

Full-time, year-round position scheduled for 193 days per year. Preference given to candidates with former experience in public school fund accounting, payroll functions, and / or human resource management. This position is scheduled for an 8.5 hour day, compensated at $25.00 / hour, for an annual salary of $41,000.

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Grants & Projects Director

Posted by | May 20, 2022 |

Grants & Projects Director.

Full-time, year-round position scheduled for 193 days per year. Preference given to candidates with former experience in public school fund accounting, and those with successful grant writing and management experience.  The work day is 8.5 hours and pay ranges from $46,400 to $55,165 / year, based upon education and experience.

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K-12 Counselor

Posted by | May 20, 2022 |

Part-Time K-12 Counselor. 

At La Veta Public Schools we believe every student is capable of learning; that the school campus must be a safe and secure place and sustain an environment of respect and that a quality education includes a focus on the whole student, including health, wellness and life skills.  We seek full or part-time counseling staff who will focus on social-emotional learning, individualized student support, and supporting an excellent cultural environment for all students and staff.  The work schedule is anticipated to be two full days and one half day each week, with pay ranging from $25,500 to $33,200.

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K-12 Counselor

Posted by | May 20, 2022 |

Part-Time K-12 Counselor. 

At La Veta Public Schools we believe every student is capable of learning; that the school campus must be a safe and secure place and sustain an environment of respect and that a quality education includes a focus on the whole student, including health, wellness and life skills.  We seek full or part-time counseling staff who will focus on social-emotional learning, individualized student support, and supporting an excellent cultural environment for all students and staff.  The work schedule is anticipated to be two full days and one half day each week, with pay ranging from $25,500 to $33,200.

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K-12 Counselor

Posted by | May 20, 2022 |

Part-Time K-12 Counselor. 

At La Veta Public Schools we believe every student is capable of learning; that the school campus must be a safe and secure place and sustain an environment of respect and that a quality education includes a focus on the whole student, including health, wellness and life skills.  We seek full or part-time counseling staff who will focus on social-emotional learning, individualized student support, and supporting an excellent cultural environment for all students and staff.  The work schedule is anticipated to be two full days and one half day each week, with pay ranging from $25,500 to $33,200.

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2nd Grade Teacher

Posted by | May 20, 2022 |

La Veta Elementary School has a 2nd grade opening.  There are 157 work days associated, with pay ranging from $35,700 to $47,875.

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Secondary Career & Technical Education – Agra Business

Posted by | May 20, 2022 |

VocAg Teacher & FFA Sponsor

La Veta Jr. – Sr. High School offers courses in animal science, ag mechanics, plant science, and natural resources. This position also requires the successful candidate to be an enthusiastic and competitive FFA advisor! This position has an extended contract, with 143 student contact days and 35 additional work days, for a total of 178 days annually. Pay ranges from $40,475 to $52,650, depending on education and experience.

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Career & Post Secondary Readiness Counselor

Posted by | May 17, 2022 |

Vista Charter School Career & Post Secondary Readiness Counselor

Position Type:

Special Service Provider

 

Date Posted:

 5/9/2022

 

Location:

Vista Charter School 

 

Date Available:

  08/1/2022

 

Closing Date:

  Until Filled

 

Role Description

Responsible for supporting students in the areas of academic success, career and college readiness, and social/emotional development; serving as a resource for students, families, staff, and community; and delivering services within the framework of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).  The guidance counselor will primarily focus on individual, career, and academic planning with highly impacted high school students that are over-age and under-credit. While a background in mental health awareness and social-emotional development of at-risk high schools is imperative, this role will not be directly related to providing those services at Vista Charter School. 

 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Draw on the ASCA school counseling model to help carve out the focus of this role as the ICAP and Post Secondary Readiness Counselor in conjunction with Vista Mental Health Counseling Team. 
  •  Provide: 
    •  Individual and small group career counseling services that support academic,  and social/emotional development. 
      • Including individualized credit tracking and graduation planning for all Vista students
    • Classroom guidance lesson centered on the Vista ICAP College and Career-Readiness Standards for every student
    • Support related to working with business partnerships, vocational schools, and colleges

 

  • Work with the school Principal to schedule students in classes for six, six-week academic cycles.
  • Refer to mental health & SEL needs to Vista’s Mental Health Team or appropriate professionals or agencies.
  • Support student transitional activities including transitioning into their postsecondary next steps
  • Assist ALL Vista students and families with educational and/or career planning.
  • Understand and use current job-related technology.
  • Using a Data Dialogue Approach & System Collaborate: 
    • With administrators, parents/guardians, staff, and community partners regarding student needs and concerns. 
    •  With administrators, parents/guardians, staff, and students to develop and implement academic and/or behavior plans and interventions.

 

  •  Demonstrate a commitment to:
    • Understand, appreciate, and make accommodations for student diversity. 
    • Include and engage families in the student’s education.
    • Support all Vista Charter School policies, procedures, and expectations. 
    • Provide personal and professional excellence.

 

  • Participate in: 
    • Systematic Data Dialogue Cycles as outlined for six, six-week academic cycles.
    • Department, team, building, and district meetings and discussions. 
    • Student and/or family conferences and other meetings. 
    • Social, cultural, interscholastic, and extracurricular activities. 
    • Professional growth opportunities.

 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Strong team orientation.
  • Positive and direct communication skills.
  • Meticulous record tracking skills.
  • Strong organization and ability to thrive in an environment that must manage many projects at once.
  • Student-first perception of working  with at-risk students.
  • Strong proficiency and excitement for use of technology and innovative, research-based educational modalities. 
  • Works through a trauma-informed approach. 
  • Ability to navigate conflict positively and productively.
  • Innovative and creative thinker willing to think outside the box when working with Vista Special Education Team while also maintaining compliance.
  • Familiarity with the Pathways to Prosperity work.
  • Experience with motivational interviewing.
  • Experience working with Colorado’s ICAP structures..

 

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in School Counseling required with teaching certification and experience strongly desired.
  •  Experience working with at-risk students  required.
  •  Experience with career and post secondary counseling required.

 

Compensation Range:

Based on years of experience and education as outlined by Vista’s Certified Salary Schedule.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40 hours per week with a flexible schedule option for the right candidate. 

Hours per Day:

7.5 with some afternoon remote  flexibility  for the right candidate.

Number of Days per Year:

178

 

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Humanities Teacher

Posted by | May 17, 2022 |

Humanities Teacher/Base Camp Teacher (certified in English or Social Studies)

 

Position Type: Classified
Date Posted: 5/9/22
Location: Vista Charter School
Position Start Date: August 1, 2022
Relevant Salary Schedule: Certified Salary Schedule $40K-70K based on education and experience

Job Overview

This position will be responsible for integrating humanities competencies within Vista’s entry pathway program, Base Camp. This position will strategically support a cohort of on-boarding new students every six weeks.  

This position is  full-time, on site, at Vista Charter School. There is an option for potential afternoon remote work time as applicable for the right candidate. 

 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the following
      • Works effectively in teams, with the ability to work independently and generate innovative curriculum within an Arts boarding community.
      • Uses a wide range of course texts, featuring diverse voices and stories to integrate cross contextual competency-based learning with a connection to career exploration and the humanities. 
      • Has an expertise in skills instruction, including critical thinking and reading, analytical writing, and project-based learning.
      • Understands and is experienced in trauma-informed care systems in education.
      • Has developed and worked within an interdisciplinary curriculum.
      • Strong team orientation
      • Positive and direct communication skills
      • Meticulous record tracking skills
      • Strong organization and ability to thrive in an environment that must manage many projects at once
      • Student-first perception of working with at-risk students
      • Strong proficiency and excitement for use of technology and innovative research-based educational modalities
      • Works through a trauma-informed approach
      • Ability to navigate conflict positively and productively
      • Innovative and creative thinker willing to think outside the box 
      • Continually seeks to integrate multiple contents into the curriculum with expertise in humanities integration
      • Stays current in the research-based teaching and learning practices. 
      • Creates, selects, adapts, and uses a variety of instructional resources to facilitate student attainment of performance standards and identified competencies. 
      • Uses a variety of assessments to provide evidence of student proficiency toward the content standards.
      • Creates a stimulating, well organized, and safe learning environment.
      • Hold students accountable to Vista’s identified behavior standards through a nurturing and proactive approach to student management. 
      • Acts as a model of integrity.
      • Understands professional boundaries between students and teachers.
      • Respects confidentiality.
      • Has a sense of humor and keeps things in perspective.
      • Exhibits flexibility and has the ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to:
    • Understand, appreciate, and make accommodations for student diversity 
    • Include and engage families in the students’ education
    • Support all Vista Charter School policies, procedures, and expectations. 
    • Provide personal and professional excellence

 

  • Participate in: 
    • Systematic data dialogue cycles as outlined for six annual academic cycles
    • Student and/or family conferences and other meetings
    • Social, cultural, interscholastic, and extracurricular activities
    • Professional growth opportunities

 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience

  • Colorado Teaching Certificate required
  • English or Social Students content area certification strongly desired
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required, master’s degree preferred
  •  Experience working with at-risk students required

 

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Executive Director

Posted by | May 17, 2022 |

Vista Charter School Executive Director Job Description

ORGANIZATION

Vista Charter School Mission: 

The mission of Montrose’s Vista Charter School is to ensure that all students master the skills required to earn a high school diploma and that they acquire the tools necessary for future success.

 

About Vista Charter School:

To learn more about Vista Charter School, please visit our website https://www.vistacharter.org/

THE OPPORTUNITY

Job Overview

Under limited supervision, the Executive Director performs a variety of supervisory roles and is responsible for the successful leadership and management of Vista Charter School according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors.

RESPONSIBILITIES

General Leadership and Management Qualities

  • Provides visionary, collaborative and innovative educational leadership.  
  • Demonstrates leadership experience and success in challenging and engaging students at all points along the path to graduation continuum.  
  • Demonstrates strong financial intelligence and long term vision for fiscal stewardship; allocates resources according to school and board goals.  
  • Demonstrates exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities of the Executive Director include: 

*The Executive Director is expected to successfully perform the following:

Governance Leadership

  • Participate with the Board of Directors in carrying out the three-year vision and strategic plan to guide the school.  
  • Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors (the Board) of internal and external issues that affect the school and its achievement of the vision and mission outlined within the strategic plan.  
  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board on all aspects of the school’s activities.
  • Foster effective teamwork between the Board, staff and school stakeholders.
  • Draft policies for the approval of the Board and prepare procedures to implement the organizational policies
  • Review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate 

Organizational Leadership & Management

  • Continue to build on the established operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the school.    
  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operations of the school.   
  • Ensure that personnel, students and volunteer files are securely stored and privacy/confidentiality is maintained. 
  • Possess considerable knowledge of:
    •  Local, state and federal policies and procedures regarding career and technical education, alternative education, and competency-based learning models.
    • The organization and communication channels of the school system.
    • The ethical guidelines applicable to the position as outlined by professional organizations and/or federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate large programs.
  • Develop and implement policies,  procedures and standards for services offered.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records and statistics and to develop meaningful reports from that information.
  • Effectively express ideas orally and in writing.
  • Build strategic relationships with local business partners, local advocacy partners, and local and statewide representatives to enlist support for Vista Career Pathway partnerships. 
  • Establish systems and protocols to ensure the operational and financial health of the school and its associated pathways programming region.
  • Coordinate feedback of community stakeholders including: parents, local business and industry partnerships, and students.

Instructional Leadership & Planning

  • Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization’s curricula, programs and services.  
  • Ensure that the curricula, programs and services offered by the school contribute to the organization’s mission and reflect the priorities of the Board.  
  • Monitor the delivery of instruction, programs and services of the school to maintain or improve quality.
  • Plan, develop, and implement a comprehensive program for students in career and technical education (CTE).
  • Works in conjunction with the State Department of Education, and various other agencies to meet the needs of students; 
  • Ensure compliance of programs with federal, state, and local regulations, including oversight of Vista’s special education programming.
  • Possess considerable knowledge of the current literature, trends, methods and developments in the area of career and technical education, alternative education and competency-based educational models. 
  • Assess the needs of students and prioritize necessary actions as they align with Vista’s three-year strategic plan.
  • Utilize data to support a system of continual improvement of programs and services.
  • Lead ongoing curriculum development among CTE/pathway programs, in alignment with school’s curriculum, advisory committee recommendations, and state requirements to ensure Vista’s pathway programs engage student interests and meet the current needs of business and industry within the community.
  • Support the development and implementation of course-level competencies required within a competency-based graduation plan.
  • Develop and implement action plans in partnership with business and community stakeholders to increase the number of industry-recognized credentials within Vista’s pathway program
  • Develop and implement high-quality professional development to maintain the use of expert content knowledge and high-proficiency instructional practices amongst CTE/pathways teachers.
  • Monitor the attainment of Vista’s School Performance Framework annually.
  • Develop and manage processes and structures (such as program reviews, and performance goals) to support high-quality and consistent implementation of standards in every pathway program.
  • Run and implement a research-aligned MTSS model within a trauma-informed care school system.
  • Work with staff and school stakeholders to develop an effective school schedule.

Human Resources & Management

  • Determine staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery.  
  • Oversee the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures and practices including the development of job description for all staff.  
  • Recruit, interview and select staff that have the right technical and personal abilities to help further the school’s mission.  
  • Ensure that all staff receive an orientation to the school and that appropriate training is provided.
  • Run the performance management process for all staff which includes monitoring the performance of staff on an on-going basis and conducting an annual performance review  
  • Coach and mentor staff as appropriate to improve performance.  
  • Supervise and conduct personnel administration duties for staff, including hiring and firing, evaluating, assigning special duties, monitoring attendance and travel reports, and granting leave.
  • Directly supervise and coaching all staff members to achieve key goals and metrics aligned with Vista’s strategic plan.
  • Cultivate a cohesive, values-aligned team (inclusive of business partners & school stakeholders) that demonstrates strong team culture, communication, and role clarity.

Fiscal Planning & Management

  • Work with staff and the Board to prepare a comprehensive budget. 
  • Work with the Board to secure adequate funding for the operation of the school.  
  • Research funding sources, oversee the development of fundraising plans.
  • Approve expenditures within the authority delegated by the Board.  
  • Ensure that sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed.  
  • Administer the funds of the organization according to the approved budget and monitor the monthly cash flow of the organization.  
  • Provide the Board with comprehensive, regular reports on the revenues and expenditure of the organization.  

Community Relations/advocacy Leadership 

  • Communicate with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the school and its impact to local economic development. 
  • Develop and expand partnerships with community businesses, industries, post-secondary institutions, and apprenticeship programs to extend and enrich learning experiences available to students.
  • Participate in community and family informational activities to help improve understanding of the key elements of Vista’s pathway offerings, the skills and interests of Vista students, and to generate support for Vista and the opportunities that can be made available to students through the pathway model.
  • Provide frequent and ongoing communications about the Vista program to the community at large, including overseeing the school’s social media strategy.

Risk Management

  • Identify and evaluate the risks to the organization’s people (teachers, staff, management and volunteers), property, finances, goodwill, and image and implement measures to control risks
  • Maintain Safety and Health Plans, including Emergency/Evacuation Plans.
  • Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations.  

FIRST YEAR ACTIVITIES

Within the first year, the Vista Charter School Executive Director will focus on the following activities:

  • Engaging with all stakeholders to listen, learn and establish trust. This includes assessing the needs of the school with a commitment to maintaining the current strategic three-year plan for the school. 
  • Maintaining a strong commitment to the school’s vision and refining the strategic plan aligned to the organization’s three-year plan that addresses local needs. This will include integrating feedback from a variety of stakeholders and ensuring resources are distributed across the pathways programming in ways that maximize impact.
  • Building a coherent, collaborative and high-functioning team that balances the need to work efficiently with intentionality in how they support the school and students.

QUALIFICATIONS 

*In order to fulfill these responsibilities, the ideal Executive Director candidate will be/have:

Education

Minimum: Master’s Degree in a related field and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job. Active Colorado School Principal’s license. 

Preferred: Active CTE Director Qualification

Experience

  • 3-5+ years of successful teaching, as demonstrated by student results and other relevant data strongly preferred.
  • 3-5+ years of successful experience as a principal, as demonstrated in student results and other relevant data strongly preferred.
  • 2+ years CTE teaching/director experience preferred with a track record of student success preferred.

Desired Leadership Attributes

  • Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, teaching pedagogy, and leadership.
  •  Ability to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to problem resolution.
  • Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving the direction, control and planning of instructional programs.
  • Upholds and enforces district policies, administrative procedures and district rules and regulations.
  • Actively seek out and attend approved local and national professional meetings, conferences and institutes to keep abreast of current research, trends, and practices in education.
  • Maintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance, and maintains appropriate relationships with other staff and leaders.
  • Strives to communicate the positive aspects of Vista Charter to the public in word and deed.
  • Thoughtfully and actively represents Vista  as an effective, approachable, and responsive leader.
  • Attends and participates in council, board and committee meetings as required.
  • The ability to attract, cultivate, develop, and inspire a diverse team, build trust through authentic interaction, and cultivate a positive work environment and school culture. 
  • Demonstrated success as an instructional leader, including professional development of teachers in public charter schools serving highly-impacted students.
  • Demonstrated command of the intricacies of charter school operations and planning.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the complexities of trauma and its impact to student learning and performance school; sensitivity to issues and concerns of communities of diverse groups including students with disabilities and disenfranchised students; passion and extensive experience in leading for equity;
  • Commitment to personal learning, growth, and development.
  • Knowledge of characteristics of successful alternative schools and how to implement high fidelity wrap-around services.
  • Knowledge of Colorado charter school law, finance, and regulations.
  • Strong problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.
  • Successful track record of working within an alternative school setting with students and families from diverse racial, ethnic, linguistic and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Proven track record of sound judgment, communication and creative problem solving skills.
  • Team oriented and collaborative.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, and possess excellent organizational skills.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

This position offers a competitive salary range. Additionally, Vista Charter School offers its employees competitive benefits, including generous paid time off, 100% core health benefits coverage on select plans, life insurance/long-term disability, participation in a CO state retirement plan. 

 

 

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Director of Instruction and Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)

Posted by | May 17, 2022 |

Vista Charter School Director of Instruction and Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)

Position Type: Administrative
Date Posted: 5/9/22
Location: Vista Charter School
Position Start Date: July 1, 2022
Reports To: Executive Director
Relevant Salary Schedule: High School Assistant Principal Salary Schedule $70K-$90K depending on education and experience
Staff Agreement Days: 202 Days

Job Overview:
This position will require an innovative leader who can navigate shared time in prioritizing the Director of Instruction tasks with equal priority to the tasks of the Director of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS). This position is based full-time on site at Vista Charter School.
As the Director of Instruction, you will direct and manage all operations of Vista’s competency-based curriculum and instructional practices, including overseeing and improving instructional alignment with Vista’s cross-competency pathways model. You will provide instructional coaching, leadership and professional development, with a specific focus on developing alternative licensure teachers and supporting Vista’s career pathway teachers.
As the Director of Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), you will lead and oversee the development of a school-wide MTSS program that supports the whole student. You will be responsible for collaborating closely with all Vista staff, families, and students to establish and implement a tiered framework that uses data to meet the needs of each and every student through academics, behavior, and social-emotional learning (SEL) interventions. You will provide guidance to the Executive Director and school leadership teams to ensure that research-based MTSS strategies, interventions, and systems are in place to support student achievement.

Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Education with active Colorado School Principal License
Three (3) years experience classroom teaching required, alternative school teaching experience strongly preferred
Administrative experience at campus level strongly preferred
Experience in instructional leadership & coaching strongly preferred

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrated competency in systemic leadership and instructional coaching.
Strong knowledge of curriculum development and alignment specifically pertaining to competency-based educational models with a focus on career and post secondary readiness.
Knowledge of the MTSS framework, positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS), response to intervention (RTI), social-emotional learning (SEL), restorative practices, trauma-informed practices, and family engagement.
Ability to manage complex projects.
Ability to facilitate change management within individuals, teams, and organizations, including implementing professional learning for adult learners and staff development.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to collect and analyze data to drive improvement.
Commitment to working with students from marginalized communities through an asset-based mindset and approach.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Leadership:
Systematically and continuously monitors instructional and managerial processes to ensure that program activities are related to program outcomes; uses these findings for corrective action and improvement, as well as for recognition of success.
Ensures that curriculum development and implementation are continuous and responsive to student needs.
Provides instructional coaching and professional development support for staff, specifically alternative licensure teachers.
Leads and monitors a school-wide MTSS implementation plan aligned to Vista’s vision for MTSS.
Implements and leads the MTSS Committee that includes representation from school leadership teams and other key stakeholders.
Based on needs assessment, oversees the development of Tier 1, 2, and 3 intervention protocols, problem-solving processes, data-based decision-making, progress monitoring, and communication and collaboration processes among Student Support Teams.
Identifies and implements school-wide universal screening for academics, social-emotional learning, and behavior.
Develops training programs and provides ongoing coaching for leadership teams, staff, and teachers on the MTSS framework and research-based practices for tiered intervention.
Implements an MTSS intervention management system and partners with school staff to ensure effective data collection, data analysis, and program evaluation and efficacy.
Partners with community organizations, government agencies, out-of-school programs, and families to ensure availability of resources for students.
Identifies, analyzes, and applies findings (e.g., effective school research correlates) to facilitate school improvement planning.
Leads a collaborative process to develop district performance objectives to include the Academic Excellence Indicators involving staff, parents, and community members.

School Culture Leadership:

Fosters collegiality and team building among staff, encouraging their active involvement in decision-making and accountability for school success.
Mediates and facilitates effective resolution of conflicts in a timely fashion.
Communicates and promotes high expectation levels for staff and student performance in an enabling, supportive way, by providing recognition for excellence and achievement.
Determines and builds a common vision with staff for school improvements.
Directs planning activities and implements programs collaboratively with staff to ensure attainment of the school’s mission.
Effectively conducts conferences and research-based intervention strategies with parents, students, and teachers concerning academic issues, conveying problem areas as well as positive aspects of student behavior.
Develops and implements a school-wide PBIS system as a component of the school-wide MTSS model to include a focus on student affiliation and recognition.

 

 

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Instructional Facilitator

Posted by | May 16, 2022 |

OVERVIEW 

Operating under the general direction of the Chief Academic Officer, Instructional Facilitators are district representatives who champion the district-wide vision for a commitment to high expectations and for the success of all students and who advocate for and support students, teachers, programs, and goals. The district’s Instructional Facilitators work on behalf of all employees, but each specializes in a different subset of staff. This position directly supports early literacy.

In that capacity, this position develops and facilitates professional development in early literacy for all certified staff to improve educator effectiveness; manages and facilitates programming directly related to Title I, Read Act, TSGold and early literacy interventions; and mentors, coaches and trains new and existing early literacy staff. Working to increase the quality and effectiveness of the Roaring Fork Schools early literacy curriculum, this position equips educators with the competencies that are required for implementing effective instructional practices for the READ Act.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives direct supervision from the Chief Academic Officer. Exercises non-supervisory responsibilities over school leaders and educators.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Instructional Supports and Deliveries:

  • The Instructional Coach operates from a solution oriented stance to ensure the success of teachers at the individual educator and building levels.

  • Serve as a change/catalyst leader to support system alignments and specifically READ Act requirements as teachers apply the READ Act rules and Colorado Department of Education (CDE) regulations.

  • Serve as a resource for the 2019 READ Act, student learning, and related educational trends and opportunities.

  • Primary goals include increasing the quality and effectiveness of reading instruction that is aligned to the Science of Reading and the Roaring Fork Schools Instructional Model, and providing aligned literacy curriculum instruction and meeting the needs of all students.

 

STAFF SUPERVISION AND DEVELOPMENT:

This position currently has no direct staff supervisory duties however, is still considered an instructional leader that promotes District efforts to ensure:

● Student success as the primary focus;

● And intertwines the applied principles of collaborative adult learning;

Note: While not a direct supervisor the Instructional Coach does hold considerable influence regarding the professional development needs of Teachers.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

● Bachelor’s degree in education plus additional coursework which certifies endorsement or licensure*

● Minimum of five years’ experience in Classroom Teacher role;

● Attend and successfully complete all staff development training as required by state law or as directed by their Supervisor.

 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:

● Criminal Background check required for hire;

● Valid Colorado Teacher’s license with applicable endorsement*;

● Valid Colorado driver’s license or valid Colorado Identification required.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES for all Instructional Facilitators

  1. Models best practice instruction, designs and delivers professional development which develops educator effectiveness.

  2. Provides constructive feedback and ongoing assistance to new and existing teachers during informal observations and walk-throughs.

  3. Works collaboratively with teachers, administrators and other instructional facilitators to identify instructional areas needing improvement/intervention; attends team meetings when necessary and leadership team meetings.

  4. Develops, coordinates and facilitates new teacher orientation, the mentor program for new teachers and the induction program.

  5. Assists in determining the effectiveness of the district’s curriculum and instructional practices; assists the CAO with curricular initiatives or adoption.

  6. Supports the development, implementation and evaluation of common assessments in collaboration with the CAO.

  7. Supports teachers and administrators in establishing results teams and data cycles, analyzing data and using data to inform decisions at the classroom and school level.

  8. Partners with principals in supporting teachers and holding them accountable for program implementation and student achievement and growth.

  9. Assists in the coordination and implementation of the Colorado Academic Standards.

  10. Mentors, coaches and provides professional development for teachers on a remediation plan.

  11. Keeps current regarding developments in curriculum, instruction and assessment and provides leadership and training to all staff.

  12. Provides responsible staff assistance to the Chief Academic Officer and Superintendent; performs other duties as assigned.

 

Specific duties for a focus on early literacy:

  1. Coordinate intervention for math and literacy for Read Act and Title I (and Spanish Literacy, SIPPS & OG Yoshimoto), including coaching, implementation, and progress monitoring Manage data, including pulling reports and supporting schools and managing the data pipeline elements of early literacy

  2. Coordinate, schedule, document, and consult on professional development, including for: READ Act, LETRS, Northwest Regional Amplify

  3. Write and manage budgets for READ Act and Title I, with support from Chief Financial Officer

  4. Make purchase orders, including for the ELAT K-4 assessments and Kindergarten Teaching Strategies Gold

  5. Additional duties related to the READ Act

    1. Write READ Plans, set key annual dates, monitor progress, and support and consult building leaders and teachers in their implementation

    2. Conduct READ Act Assurances

    3. Collaborate with the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Department on the processes for identification of emerging bilinguals as SRD according to the READ Act and in determining appropriate literacy instruction and intervention for emerging bilingual students regardless of program model

  6. Additional duties related to Title I

    1. Support and consult with building leaders and independent (non-RFSD) schools

    2. Conduct Family Literacy & Math Engagement Nights

    3. Meet with Title I point contacts ongoing basis for support and opportunity for feedback

    4. Complete Consolidated Grant Application, focusing on Title I and Title II, with collaboration from the Director of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education

  7. Additional duties related to Kindergarten Teaching Strategies Gold (TS Gold)

    1. Serve as administrator of the system, including rostering students and providing system support

    2. Set dates and issue reminders

    3. Complete Colorado Achievement Plan for Kids and Kindergarten Readiness CAP4K

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Knowledge of: 

  • Advanced knowledge of standards based education

  • Best practices in delivering effective instruction

  • Advanced knowledge of district and state assessment

  • Advanced knowledge of using data to promote student achievement

  • Best practices in teacher coaching and professional development

  • Advanced knowledge of strategies, processes, implementation and facilitation of educator professional development

  • Concepts, methods and techniques of developing and implementing goals, objective and programs

  • Effective public speaking and presentation techniques

  • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulation (SB 191, Read Act, etc.)

  • Effective classroom management practices

  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation

  • Modern office procedures and methods

  • Effective aspects of coaching, mentoring and evaluating teachers

  • Knowledge of google docs, sheets and forms

  • Principles of business and letter writing and basic report preparation

  • The philosophy of standards based education, including the processes of curriculum implementation and its effectiveness in the school.

  • The 2019 READ Act details, student learning, and related educational trends and opportunities.

Ability to: 

  • Deliver presentations to all staff and administrators

  • Develop, recommend and implement District programs

  • Analyze data to improve achievement

  • Visit all school locations as necessary to fulfill job responsibilities

  • Occasionally work during summer months, evenings and weekends

  • Participate in the development and administration of goals, objectives and procedures

  • Prepare clear and concise administrative and statistical reports

  • Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and various software packages

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

 

EXPERIENCE & TRAINING GUIDELINES 

Education: Bachelors’ degree required. Master’s degree required in a content field associated with area of responsibility or related area recommended.

Experience: Seven years teaching experience recommended.

License or Certificate: Possession of a Professional Teacher’s license from the Colorado Department of Education. Possession of ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate valid Colorado driver’s license.

 

LOCATION AND WORKING CONDITIONS 

Location: The position will be primarily located at the Carbondale District Office, but will require occasional travel to and among Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, and Basalt.

Working Conditions: Office environment with exposure to computer screens and use of a keyboard. The employee is frequently required to sit, walk, and stand. Travel from site to site and occasionally out of town.

 

Physical Conditions: Primary functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting for prolonged periods of times; use of computer keyboard; light lifting and carrying.

SALARY RANGE AND DAYS WORKED

Salary range: $79,000-$90,000/year, depending on qualified experience.

Days worked: 209 days/year (with paid personal time, paid sick leave, and paid time off for holidays and district non-work days such as during winter break and spring breaks)

Benefits: The Roaring Fork School District offers full district paid employee health benefits as well as voluntary vision, dental, and dependent coverage. Other benefits include: paid personal and sick leave, paid parental leave for mothers and fathers, a robust retirement plan under Colorado PERA with a district contribution of over 20% of an employee’s wages each month, Employee Assistance programs, a district wellness program, and access to discounted ski passes and other community benefits.

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Student Services Coordinator

Posted by | May 16, 2022 |

Student Services Coordinator
Position Description
Position Summary

The Student Services Coordinator will provide leadership in the ongoing planning, implementation, development, direction, review and evaluation of Flagstaff Academy’s student support services. The Student Services Coordinator provides strategic leadership for the Student Services department in the specialty areas of Special Education, MTSS, Academic and Behavioral intervention, Gifted & Talented, and English Language Development. The Student Services Coordinator works collaboratively with the Executive Principal and Assistant Principals to provide a unified educational program across all grades. The Student Services Coordinator reports to the Executive Principal and participates as a member of the Leadership team.

We are seeking a Student Services Coordinator who:

  • Possesses excellent people skills, presents a positive image of the school and will listen to input and make a decision when necessary
  • Inspires trust, has high levels of self-confidence and optimism, and models high standards of integrity and personal performance
  • Is a strong communicator; speaking, listening and writing
  • Collaborates in the MTSS process for all grade levels
  • Participates in the supervision process of academic and behavioral interventionists, including special education and exceptional student services.

 

Overview of Position

RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Leadership
    • Execute the Unified Improvement Plan (UIP) with the Executive Principal by focusing on student success and academic excellence.
    • Cultivate opportunities to showcase Flagstaff Academy by attending and presenting to local, state, regional, and national professional educational organizations.
    • Establish Flagstaff as an academic leader by staying current with academic developments and trends.
    • Represent Flagstaff Academy in a positive light in the community, student recruiting, and marketing.
  2. Relationship Building
    • Unify multiple departments, Special Education, MTSS, Intervention, social-emotional health, general education, and at-risk student programs of Flagstaff Academy to achieve high quality student services for all students.
    • Represent school by planning or attending outside activities such as district meetings, student recruitment events and community functions. Lead staff through data disaggregation processes in conjunction with other academic leaders.
    • Lead and administer the MTSS process, including Tier 2 and Tier 3 support.
    • Support parents and relationships between families and the school.
  3. Management
    • Supervise, coach, and develop teachers, interventionists, and paraprofessionals to achieve a unified team approach to student support.
    • Attend and support school faculty meetings and professional development efforts.
    • Provide administrative support to teachers who request it for parent conferences or communication.
    • Comply with all social services regulations, including mandatory reporting of allegations of abuse.
    • Assist with all safety and emergency drills and operations.
    • Support the Business Office in the maintenance and organization of teacher credentials and time cards.
    • Assist in the development and management of the annual operating budget.
    • Assessment Coordination – Schedule, train, and oversee student data collection and management including ACCESS and gifted and talented testing.
  4. Assist in the management of student data including district systems, internal documents, Infinite Campus, and applicable data warehouses.
    • Academic Leadership
    • Analyze multiple forms of student data and make appropriate recommendations for instructional enhancements and professional development.
    • Participate in the supervision and evaluation process for department faculty members, including screening, selecting, assigning, supervising, and evaluating performance.
    • Plan and lead professional development and professional learning communities in conjunction with the principals.
    • Facilitate regular data meetings with teachers to discuss student performance and foster an environment of continuous improvement.
    • Confer with teachers regarding instructional practices, techniques, coaching, including the development and administration of improvement plans as needed.
    • Ensure Special Education, Gifted and Talented, MTSS, English Language Development and 504 programs meet federal and state regulations.
  5. Behavior and Culture
    • Support the implementation of the CHAMPS classroom management program, PBIS, 7 Mindsets SEL Curriculum, and discipline model in the school.
    • Maintain effective and timely communication with parents, teachers, staff, and students regarding questions and issues regarding behavior.
    • Promote a kind and restorative culture among the faculty, staff, students and families.

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  1. Strong understanding of the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and Special Education
  2. Understanding of research proven instructional strategies and coaching model.
  3. Ability to interpret and communicate student data, including iReady, and Colorado Growth and Achievement models (CMAS).
  4. Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with the implementation of behavioral interventions, FBAs, and behavior plans.
  5. Entrepreneurial spirit and the capability to embrace change.
  6. Strong systems orientation, teamwork, and commitment to follow-through.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Education, Special Education, Mental Health, or related field
  • Licensed in special education in the state of Colorado
  • At least 5 years of professional experience, with at least 2 years experience as a school leader with a proven track-record of success
  • Strong understanding and experience with special education, MTSS, and social-emotional learning
  • Familiarity with Google Apps for Education
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively solving challenging problems through a positive, collaborative approach
  • Demonstrated experience in professional staff development resulting in improved student outcomes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Educational Leadership, Special Education, Mental Health or related disciplines
  • Licensed as a principal or special education director in the state of Colorado
  • Demonstrated success leading strategic educational initiatives that result in measurable improvements in student achievement
  • Detailed knowledge of special education, MTSS, and Google Apps for Education
  • Experience and knowledge of budget preparation and management in alignment with strategic priorities
  • Professional experience in counseling or special education, gifted and talented, culturally and linguistically diverse education (CLD) or demonstrated educational integrating varied student services.

Supervision Received and Exercised

The Flagstaff Academy Student Services reports to the Executive Principal. The Student Services Coordinator will have supervisory oversight for student service support staff at Flagstaff Academy.

What You Should Know:

The work environment described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The hours may be long when specific needs arise, thus some extended schedules will be necessary. This is a position that must attend the needs of staff, administrators, Flagstaff Academy Board of Directors, and parents. Work may consist of ten (10) plus hour days, with weekend work required.

This is a full time, exempt position located in Longmont, Colorado. A highly competitive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with qualifications and experience, will be provided to the successful candidate.

Flagstaff Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

What We Can Offer:

  • Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with skills and experience.
  • Salary Range- $75,000 to $85,000 based on qualifications and experience.
  • Flagstaff Academy offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, disability, life insurance, and paid time off. Flagstaff Academy offers free child care for staff with students at Flagstaff Academy for before/after school and all professional development days.
  • Flagstaff Academy offers an unmatched employee appreciation program throughout the school year.
  • A dynamic leadership role in one of the state’s leading charter schools situated in beautiful Boulder County, Colorado.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an exemplary educator and school leader. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume by attachment.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. Flagstaff Academy reserves the right to modify any descriptions contained herein provided such changes are publicly posted and disclosed to all applicants.

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9-12 Special Education Teacher

Posted by | May 16, 2022 |

Compensation (Salary + …):

  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Employee Bonus Program
  • Employee Access to Fitness Facilities, Pool, Disc Golf Course/Hiking Trails

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Quality preparation in the areas of physical, social, academic and emotional needs for students with mild to moderate disabilities;
  • Background in functional behavior assessment and positive behavior support planning;
  • Colorado Teaching License with appropriate endorsement;
  • Expertise in the areas of behavior management and effective instructional programming with the ability to provide individualized programming for students with mild physical, social and emotional needs;
  • Ability to write standards-based Individual Educational Plan in compliance with IDEA regulations;
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with students, parents, staff and administration;
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate or ability to obtain one.
  • Clear Electronic Background Check and CBI report.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop a program to meet the needs of students with mild to moderate physical, social, and emotional needs;
  • May require some lifting and transferring of students in wheel chairs.  Applicants must have the ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Provision of services in compliance with the Individual Educational Support Plan;
  • Coordination of services as case manager for assigned students;
  • Chair IEP reviews;
  • Provide direct academic services to students with severe physical, social and emotional needs in the core content areas;
  • Develop effective behavioral interventions, modifications and accommodations for students with mild to moderate physical, social and emotional needs;
  • Assess student needs and progress; diagnose and remedial deficiencies;
  • Collaborate with parents and staff to develop effective programming;
  • Other duties as described in Classroom Teacher job description.

 

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Elementary Special Education Teacher

Posted by | May 16, 2022 |

Compensation (Salary + …):

  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Employee Bonus Program
  • Employee Access to Fitness Facilities, Pool, Disc Golf Course/Hiking Trails

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Quality preparation in the areas of physical, social, academic and emotional needs for students with mild to moderate disabilities;
  • Background in functional behavior assessment and positive behavior support planning;
  • Colorado Teaching License with appropriate endorsement;
  • Expertise in the areas of behavior management and effective instructional programming with the ability to provide individualized programming for students with severe physical, social and emotional needs in a self-contained setting;
  • Ability to write standards-based Individual Educational Plan in compliance with IDEA regulations;
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with students, parents, staff and administration;
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate or ability to obtain one.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop a program to meet the needs of students with mild to moderate physical, social, and emotional needs;
  • May require some lifting and transferring of students in wheel chairs.  Applicants must have the ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Provision of services in compliance with the Individual Educational Support Plan;
  • Coordination of services as case manager for assigned students;
  • Chair IEP reviews;
  • Provide direct academic services to students with severe physical, social and emotional needs in the core content areas;
  • Develop effective behavioral interventions, modifications and accommodations for students with mild to moderate physical, social and emotional needs;
  • Assess student needs and progress; diagnose and remedial deficiencies;
  • Collaborate with parents and staff to develop effective programming;
  • Other duties as described in Classroom Teacher job description.
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Elementary Counselor

Posted by | May 16, 2022 |

Compensation (Salary + …):  

  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Employee Bonus Program
  • Employee Access to Fitness Facilities, Pool, Disc Golf Course/Hiking Trails

Qualifications:  

  • Hold CO Counselor license and meet quality preparation for guidance counseling. Must be Highly Qualified as Counselor.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills.
  • CPR and First Aid certification obtained within 90 days following the first date of employment.

Responsibilities:

  • Through teacher referrals, provide individual and group counseling for students in the areas of: executive functioning, social skills and self-regulating behaviors.
  • Collaborate with parents in helping their child to be successful in school.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to develop plans to support student success in school.
  • Adhere to Board policy and regulations.
  • Serve as a positive liaison between the school and community (e.g. public relations).
  • Set a positive example for students by showing good judgment in personal grooming, dress and demeanor.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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K-6th Grade Teachers

Posted by | May 13, 2022 |

Seeking classroom teachers grades K-6 beginning August 2022 at Liberty Common School, a Poudre School District charter school dedicated to Core Knowledge principles. The current elementary school educates approximately 610 students grades K-6.  We are going to replicate our school on the west side of Fort Collins and will enroll 250 K-4 students expanding each year to grades K-6.  The positions we are hiring for could be located at either campus.

Liberty Common School offers a unique educational program with an expanded science curriculum. The school provides excellence and fairness in education by teaching 1) a contextual body of organized knowledge, 2) the skills of learning, and 3) the values of a democratic society. This is done through parental choice, partnership with teachers, and student acceptance of responsibility for his/her academic effort.

The classroom teacher has the primary responsibility for planning and delivering the entire grade level educational program in the classroom, and being an active faculty member dedicated to student achievement.  Each Grade level teacher will work closely with the other grade level teachers and teaching assistant.  Applicants should be dedicated to a strong skills and knowledge-based curriculum.

FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Salary Exempt
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Regular, Full-time
WORK HOURS: 35-40 hours per week
PAY RANGE: $44,000

REPORTS TO: Principal

REVISION DATE: April 18, 2022

Minimum Essential Duties:

  • Research and gather resources and materials needed for lesson units
  • Set up classroom materials and equipment
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students
  • Conduct testing and evaluate student work as directed by teachers
  • Conduct student interventions
  • Monitor, assess, and report on students’ progress
  • Communicate clearly and respectfully with teachers, other faculty, students, and parents
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • Maintaining inventories of materials, equipment, or products
  • Adapt communication and teaching styles when necessary to support individual students and their families

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to maneuver uneven surfaces
  • Must be able to carry or transfer up to 20lbs of supplies frequently
  • Must be able to work in occasionally loud environments
  • Must be able to frequently use office technology including computers, copiers, and printers
  • Must be able to use commercial office tools including paper cutters and staplers

Minimum Requirements:

  • Desire and willingness to learn about Liberty’s history and philosophy and to uphold and promote the mission and values of the school.
  • Demonstrated competence in a relevant discipline.
  • BA/BS, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience
  • Ability and willingness to teach the Core Knowledge Sequence
  • Demonstrated effective classroom teaching ability
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Outlook, internet utilization, and general aptitude for learning new software applications
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively with peers & other staff as a team to improve students’ education.

Preferred Characteristics:

  • Experience with the Core Knowledge Curriculum and demonstrated ability to support effective instructional delivery in this curriculum.

EEO STATEMENT
Liberty Common School provides equal opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, status as an officer or enlisted members of the military forces, veteran status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, marriage to a co-worker, or any other protected characteristic applicable under federal, state, and local laws.

AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT
All employment with Liberty Common School is voluntary and is subject to termination by you or Liberty Common School at-will, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time. There is no guarantee, in any manner, Liberty Common School will continue employment for any set period of time. This applies to all aspects of employment at Liberty Common School including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, promotion, placement, discipline, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and access to benefits and training.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES
Please note that this job description is not a comprehensive list of activities, duties, and responsibilities that are required of this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice with direction from Liberty Common School.

Liberty Common School is an EEO employer

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Western Regional Educator

Posted by | May 11, 2022 |

The Institute for Curriculum Services (ICS) is a national nonprofit initiative based in San Francisco, CA, and founded in 2005. We are dedicated to improving the quality of K-12 education on Jews, Judaism, Jewish history and Israel in the United States. We do this by developing standards-aligned curricula and training teachers around the country.

ICS seeks an experienced educator who is excited about bringing ICS’s curricula and professional development opportunities to K-12 educators across 12 states: Arizona, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Alaska and Hawaii. In this role, you will build and cultivate regional partnerships, plan and execute in-person and online training programs, and increase ICS’s presence across the Western region.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and build relationships with key district partners and regional organizations.
  • Leverage network/relationships to set up professional development opportunities for schools/districts across the Western region.
  • Maintain calendar of statewide conferences, submit proposals for presentations in consultation with Deputy Director to determine priorities, prepare and deliver ICS presentations.
  • Recruit for and lead annual Summer Institutes.
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of ICS content and professional development program offerings.
  • Consultative conversations with ICS and other trainers.
  • This position regularly involves 45% travel and flexibility to work evenings and weekends for training events.

Qualifications and Requirements

You are:

  • Passionate about accuracy in history education and about supporting teachers’ professional learning
  • Confident and enthusiastic about building relationships and promoting professional development opportunities
  • An engaging and adaptable public speaker
  • Tenacious and a proactive problem solver
  • Highly organized and can juggle multiple projects while meeting deadlines
  • Quick to think on your feet and respond to challenging questions in a productive and respectful manner
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively

You have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or beyond in education or a related field
  • At least five years of relevant experience working with/training K-12 educators in-person and online
  • A solid understanding of current pedagogical theories and practices
  • An awareness of the challenges and realities facing social studies teachers
  • Some knowledge of and experience teaching topics related to Jews, Judaism, Jewish history and Israel
  • Strong interpersonal skills in the context of developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, including educational administrators and teachers
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A high level of competency using technology

We are:

  • Passionate about the mission and the work that we do
  • A small collaborative team that is intellectually curious, warm, and upbeat
  • Creative, willing to experiment with new ideas, and proactive problem solvers
  • We celebrate and appreciate the contributions of all of our team members, encourage professional development, and seek talented and personable individuals to be part of our team.

Salary Range

$60,000

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Full-Time Early Childhood Associate Educator – $31,845 to $35,200 per year

Posted by | May 10, 2022 |

Denver Cooperative Preschool is hiring Associate Educators for the 2022-23 school year.

Founded in 1960, The Denver Cooperative Preschool (DCP) is a play-based early childhood cooperative school that seeks to provide a holistic and supportive community for young children, parents, and caregivers. At The Denver Cooperative Preschool we deeply value the wonder of childhood, and believe wholeheartedly in the important work of creating a learning environment where children and their families are centered. 

Position Title: Early Childhood Associate Educator

Supervisor: Reports to the Executive Director

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Employment Status: Full-Time; At-Will

Work Hours: 40 Hours Per Week, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM (30 minute lunch break provided)

Compensation: $31,845 to $35,200 per year(This position is paid hourly at the rate of $19.00-$21.00 per hour, depending on experience. DCP is a school-year program, and all educators are paid from August 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023. All school breaks and holidays are fully paid, even for hourly staff.)

Benefits:

  • Health/dental/vision
  • Short-term disability (100% employer-paid)
  • Life insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Simple IRA program with up to 3% employer match
  • PTO
  • Tuition discount for children of educators and staff
  • Potential for year-end performance-based bonus as outlined    in the DCP Employee Handbook, paid at the Board’s sole discretion
  • Potential for Holiday bonus, paid at the Board’s sole discretion
  • Individual professional development budget of $750 (Additional continuing education funds are available on a first come, first served basis for college courses, ECE conferences, and workshops)

Job Description

The Associate Educator is an enthusiastic part of the teaching team, providing reliable and consistent support to the children and Lead Educators in the classroom. The Associate Educator plays a critical role in the community, developing close relationships with children and their families and maintaining an open environment in which students feel loved, supported, and safe. An Associate Educator provides strength, organization, and direction to their teaching team while meeting the physical, social, and emotional needs of the children in the class. An Associate Educator works enthusiastically and responsibly with all children, families, and other staff members in the DCP community.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum one year of experience working with children birth through age eight in a group care setting
  • Colorado Early Childhood Professional Credential Level I
  • Completion of at least one early childhood course listed below, or willingness to complete within six months of hire:
    • Introduction to Early Childhood Professions
    • Introduction to Early Childhood Lab Techniques
    • Early Childhood Guidance Strategies for Children
    • Early Childhood Heath, Nutrition, and Safety
    • Administration of Early Childhood Care and Education Programs
    • Administration: Human Relations for Early Childhood Professions or Introduction to Business
    • Early Childhood Curriculum Development
    • Early Childhood Growth and Development
    • The Exceptional Child
    • Infant/Toddler Theory and Practice; or Expanding Quality Infant/Toddler (EQUIT)
  • Willingness to obtain and maintain all required PDIS certifications, including CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, and Medication Administration
  • Ability to pass CBI/FBI and TRAILS background checks
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two or more years of experience working with children birth through age eight in a group care setting
  • Colorado Early Childhood Professional Credential Level II or higher
  • Completion of two or more early childhood courses listed below:
    • Introduction to Early Childhood Professions
    • Introduction to Early Childhood Lab Techniques
    • Early Childhood Guidance Strategies for Children
    • Early Childhood Heath, Nutrition, and Safety
    • Administration of Early Childhood Care and Education Programs
    • Administration: Human Relations for Early Childhood Professions or Introduction to Business
    • Early Childhood Curriculum Development
    • Early Childhood Growth and Development
    • The Exceptional Child
    • Infant/Toddler Theory and Practice; or Expanding Quality Infant/Toddler (EQUIT)
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Early Childhood, or a related field

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Implement curriculum and lesson plans as created by the Lead Educators with developmentally appropriate experiences for the children that enhance their social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development
  • Provide opportunities for children to grow their knowledge, skills, and dispositions by asking questions, conducting in-depth investigations, and making decisions about their activities and learning, in collaboration with the Lead Educators
  • Supervise children at all times, complying with regulations requiring ‘sight and sound’ supervision
  • Use appropriate and positive guidance to support the children in developing self-control and problem-solving skills
  • Maintain awareness of safety hazards in the classroom, hallways, and playground in order to create an environment in which children are free to explore and assume age-appropriate risk
  • Maintain and clean classroom spaces, common areas, materials, and playgrounds daily, in collaboration with the entire DCP staff and parent volunteers
  • Understand, implement, and conform with the Rules Regulating Child Care issued by the Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Child Care
  • Provide regular, positive, thorough communication to parents and caregivers through daily informal summaries and email communications when necessary
  • Support Lead Educators as needed with student portfolios, information for weekly newsletters, parent bulletin board and annual developmental evaluations
  • Supervise children at all times, often while a number of activities are happening simultaneously
  • Follow the school’s rules and guidelines as set forth in the Employee Handbook, the Parent Handbook, and any other rules and guidelines set forth by the Board of Directors, all of which may be amended from time to time in the sole discretion of the Board of Directors
  • Attend staff meetings, professional development, and all school-sponsored events
  • Complete fifteen (15) clock hours of approved training per year

Essential Skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of child development and the needs of young children
  • Patience and flexibility; ability to support young children in a calm manner
  • Ability to relate to young children and adults
  • A nurturing approach, exhibiting respect for all and joy for teaching
  • A commitment to fulfill the mission, vision, philosophy, and goals of the Denver Cooperative Preschool
  • A commitment to the NAEYC (National Association for the Education of the Young Child) Code of Ethics
  • Maturity and sound judgement to think quickly and respond to situations, including emergencies
  • A commitment to maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the DCP community
  • A commitment to treat children, parents, and staff with flexibility, respect, and dignity
  • Proficient at speaking, reading, and writing in the English language

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds frequently 
  • Ability to sit on the floor or on child-sized furniture
  • Frequent bending, stooping, walking, running, standing, sitting, kneeling, crawling, squatting, twisting, pushing, pulling, lifting, reaching above head, and reaching away from body
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions, including snow and moderate cold and heat
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Full-Time Early Childhood Lead Educator – $42,945 to $50,620 per year

Posted by | May 10, 2022 |

Denver Cooperative Preschool is hiring a Lead Educator for the 2022-23 school year.

Founded in 1960, The Denver Cooperative Preschool (DCP) is a play-based early childhood cooperative school that seeks to provide a holistic and supportive community for young children, parents, and caregivers. At The Denver Cooperative Preschool we deeply value the wonder of childhood, and believe wholeheartedly in the important work of creating a learning environment where children and their families are centered. 

Position Title: Early Childhood Lead Educator

Supervisor: Reports to the Executive Director

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Employment Status: Full-Time; At-Will

Work Hours: 40 Hours Per Week, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM (30 minute lunch break provided)

Compensation: $42,945 to $50,620 per year

Benefits:

  • Health/dental/vision
  • Short-term disability (100% employer-paid)
  • Life insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Simple IRA program with up to 3% employer match
  • PTO
  • Tuition discount for children of educators and staff
  • Potential for year-end performance-based bonus as outlined in the DCP Employee Handbook, paid at the Board’s sole discretion
  • Potential for Holiday bonus, paid at the Board’s sole discretion
  • Individual professional development budget of $750 (Additional continuing education funds are available on a first come, first served basis for college courses, ECE conferences, and workshops)

Job Description

The Lead Educator is an enthusiastic member of the teaching team, readily accepting the responsibility of thoughtfully designing an authentic, intentional, play based learning experience for a unique group of children throughout the year.  This experience should be responsive and evolving to meet the changing needs of the group.  A Lead Educator seeks out opportunities to grow their teaching practice through self reflection and learning.  At the same time, a Lead Educator provides strength, organization, direction and support to their teaching team. A Lead Educator is willing and able to give and receive feedback both individually and as part of a team. A Lead Educator works enthusiastically and responsively with all families and students, and is a leader in the DCP community.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum two years of experience working with children birth through age eight in a group care setting
  • Colorado Early Childhood Professional Credential Level II
  • ECT Qualified
  • Willingness to obtain and maintain all required PDIS certifications, including CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, and Medication Administration
  • Ability to pass CBI/FBI and TRAILS background checks
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three or more years of experience working with children birth through age eight in a group care setting
  • Colorado Early Childhood Professional Credential Level III or higher
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Early Childhood, or a related field

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Create a curriculum that is reflective, intentional, well-developed, and that respectfully realizes and builds upon children’s interests while achieving developmentally and philosophically appropriate learning objectives
  • Prepare and implement lesson plans that are reflective, intentional, and accurately and comprehensively illustrate the focus and direction of your explorations as a class 
  • Provide opportunities for children to grow their knowledge, skills, and dispositions by asking questions, conducting in-depth investigations, and making decisions about their activities and learning
  • Create and maintain individual student portfolios for the purpose of documentation and assessment using the Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines
  • Supervise children at all times, complying with regulations requiring ‘sight and sound’ supervision
  • Use appropriate and positive guidance to support the children in developing self-control and problem-solving skills
  • Maintain awareness of safety hazards in the classroom, hallways, and playground in order to create an environment in which children are free to explore and assume age-appropriate risk
  • Maintain and clean classroom spaces, common areas, materials, and playgrounds daily, in collaboration with the entire DCP staff and parent volunteers
  • Understand, implement, and conform with the Rules Regulating Child Care issued by the Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Child Care
  • Provide regular, positive, thorough communication to parents and caregivers through daily informal summaries and email communications
  • Supervise children at all times, often while a number of activities are happening simultaneously
  • Follow the school’s rules and guidelines as set forth in the Employee Handbook, the Parent Handbook, and any other rules and guidelines set forth by the Board of Directors, all of which may be amended from time to time in the sole discretion of the Board of Directors
  • Attend staff meetings, professional development, and all school-sponsored events
  • Complete fifteen (15) clock hours of approved training per year

Essential Skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of child development and the needs of young children
  • Patience and flexibility; ability to support young children in a calm manner
  • Ability to relate to young children and adults
  • A nurturing approach, exhibiting respect for all and joy for teaching
  • A commitment to fulfill the mission, vision, philosophy, and goals of the Denver Cooperative Preschool
  • A commitment to the NAEYC (National Association for the Education of the Young Child) Code of Ethics
  • Maturity and sound judgment to think quickly and respond to situations, including emergencies
  • A commitment to maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the DCP community
  • A commitment to treat children, parents, and staff with flexibility, respect, and dignity
  • Proficient at speaking, reading, and writing in the English language

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds frequently 
  • Ability to sit on the floor or on child-sized furniture
  • Frequent bending, stooping, walking, running, standing, sitting, kneeling, crawling, squatting, twisting, pushing, pulling, lifting, reaching above head, and reaching away from body
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions, including snow and moderate cold and heat
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Health Clerk

Posted by | May 10, 2022 |

FLAGSTAFF ACADEMY HEALTH CLERK – Full-Time

 

Overview of Position

Flagstaff Academy seeks a full-time Health Clerk.  Responsible for meeting health needs of students, to provide basic health care, first aid, medicine accountability, and health record maintenance.  The ideal candidate is someone who has strong customer service skills, handling sensitive situations with respect and empathy when dealing with students, as well as parents/guardians.  Works closely with staff to ensure the safety and welfare of students. Works closely with a Children’s Hospital nurse consultant.  Coordinates and catalogs medications with discretion and sensitivity. Is able to prioritize several health-related situations at the same time.  Other duties include coordinating the annual hearing and vision screenings with the district, coordinating an annual dental clinic for students, keeping a detailed log of daily activity in the health office, collecting and inputting immunization records for annual state filing, and participating in appropriate staff development as required to ensure professional growth.

Qualifications sought

We seek a Health Clerk who can connect with students, teachers, and families and deliver exceptional customer service through compassion and confidentiality.  We seek someone who can inspire students and staff, and be inspired by our school – “where science and technology take flight.” The successful candidate is expected to work cooperatively with others and maintain a positive attitude in the work environment.

Specifically, we seek an individual with:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or associated vocational training required.
  • First Aid/CPR and AED Certifications
  • Experience in a health care setting, school setting preferred
  • Ability to work well with children including children with disabilities
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationship with students, parents and staff
  • Ability to accept supervisory direction and desire to improve job skills
  • Ability to demonstrate tact, courtesy and helpfulness in dealing with staff, students, parents, and visitors to the school 
  • Ability to maintain student/family confidentiality
  • Exceptional organizational skills for ensuring medicine and student health plan compliance.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in crisis situations
  • Proficient with oral, written, and interpersonal communications
  • Experience using software applications;  including student databases, word processing, Google Docs, email, and basic office equipment
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An ability to use time productively
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Ability to demonstrate tact, courtesy, and helpfulness in dealing with staff, students, parents, and visitors to the school

Responsibilities include:

  • Staff the health office
  • Care for student health needs during day
  • Minor first aid
  • Administer medication as needed to students
  • First emergency responder, CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Maintain student immunization records
  • Maintain new and current student health files
  • Process daily attendance phone line message entry into Infinite Campus
  • Coordinate and assist in conducting hearing and vision screenings
  • Maintain, review medication logs
  • Prepare student medications for field trips
  • Review and follow Centers for Disease Control protocols
  • Meet with parents to discuss student needs
  • Provide care for students with medical needs
  • Filing, maintaining detailed records
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Overview of School

Flagstaff Academy is a Pre-K through grade 8 public charter school located in Longmont, Colorado, and is affiliated with the St. Vrain Valley School District. We are a fiscally sound and responsible charter school with a vision for excellence and longevity. In operation since 2005, we have gained a regional reputation for excellence in academic education, especially in science, mathematics, arts, and technology. We boast a qualified staff and low turnover of our professional faculty. Our students go on to the highest echelon of public and private high schools in the area. Teacher salaries are competitive and subject to expertise and experience.  Flagstaff Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). The Vision of Flagstaff Academy is to develop students who are equipped to be well-rounded, ethical leaders in the world community with a foundation based on science and technology.

 

Flagstaff Academy’s Mission is to:

  • Provide a K-8 Core Knowledge-based education with a science and technology focus that challenges students to achieve their academic potential.
  • Supply opportunities for scientific and technological exploration.
  • Pursue excellence in every student and employee.
  • Promote, value, and recognize academic achievement and creativity.
  • Welcome a diverse student population.
  • Respect the individual, classroom, school, community, and world.

Salary Range:

Pay range is $16.00 to $21.00 per hour, depending upon education and experience.

 

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Secondary Special Education Mild/Moderate

Posted by | May 5, 2022 |

  • Position Type:
    Teaching – High School/Special Education
  • Date Posted:
    3/23/2022
  • Location:
    Montrose High School
  • Date Available:
    08/10/2022
  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

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Position Title: Special Education Teacher – Affective Needs Classroom (AN)
Exempt
Site: Montrose High School
Direct Supervisor: Building Principal
Contracted Length Term: 178 Days
Salary Schedule:  Teacher (range $38,003 – $59,018 based on the 21/22 Salary Schedules, related experience and education)
Start Date: August 10, 2022

District Summary:
Nestled within Colorado’s gorgeous Western Slope, the towns of Montrose and Olathe are surrounded by an endless variety of prospects for exploration and adventure (Black Canyon National Park, Telluride and the San Juan Mountains to the South, along with rivers, lakes and streams). MCSD is one of the largest rural school districts in Colorado, which means we are small enough to be neighborly, but still big enough to continue growing (with short commutes to school and work).

Come join the largest employer in Montrose County and work in an area where you can enjoy scenic drives, wilderness treks, a round of golf, and visits to our many local restaurants or brewpubs. Montrose and Olathe offer a little something for everyone – shopping, fishing, biking, photography, camping, snowshoeing, Telluride skiing, swimming, motor-sports – you name it! We hope you can join us at MCSD.

Summary of Position:
Under direction, to teach and instruct special needs pupils in multiple grade levels in academic, social, behavioral, and other educational skill areas; to plan, develop, organize, and conduct a comprehensive educational and remedial program for special needs pupils; to assist pupils in making an appropriate adjustment to a mainstreamed educational process, requiring an increased level of independence; and to do other related functions as required.

 

Affective Needs/Serious Emotional Disability
A child with a Serious Emotional Disability shall have emotional or social functioning which prevents the child from receiving reasonable educational benefit from general education.  Students with serious emotional disabilities are diverse learners with needs in the areas of:

 

  • Social Skills Training (relationships, problem-solving, focusing, conflict resolution, self-advocating, building support systems)
  • Emotional regulation training (impulse control, anger management, anxiety, and depression management, coping with trauma, increasing frustration tolerance)
  • Behavioral supports (functional behavior assessments, behavior intervention plans, accommodations)

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Teach and instruct special needs pupils in subject matter areas such as reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, health, art, physical education and music.
  • Adapt an adopted course of study, program instruction guidelines, and instructional materials in meeting the educational needs of special needs pupils.
  • Utilize a variety of methodology in teaching and instructing pupils, including remedial instruction, demonstration, and activity participation.
  • Instruct students in citizenship and in the development of social skills.
  • Prepare, develop, and utilize a variety of instructional materials and aids appropriate to the instructional level of pupils with a wide range of mental, physical, and emotional maturity.
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate the history, background, and assessment of pupils in designing an educational program to meet individual educational needs.
  • Individualize instructional processes and adapts program activities to enhance pupil educational opportunities.
  • Provide individual and group instruction in order to properly motivate pupils, and to effectively utilize the time available for instruction.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior utilizing behavior management strategies and techniques, including behavior modification, reinforcement, and other positive behavior shaping processes.
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate pupil academic and social growth.
  • Record and report appropriate analyses and perceptions of pupil progress.
  • Administer, score, and record the results of criterion referenced, group standardized and specialized tests in evaluating pupil growth and progress.
  • Counsel, confer, and communicate with parents, school and District personnel regarding pupil progress, and in the interpretation of the educational program.
  • Work cooperatively with the IEP Team in assessing pupil needs and learning deficiencies and develop alternative solutions to remediate pupil learning problems.
  • Plan, create, and maintain an effective learning environment through the utilization of functional and aesthetically conceived displays, exhibits, bulletin boards, interest, learning and activity centers.
  • Select and requisition appropriate educational supplies, materials, books, equipment, and learning aids.
  • Establish and maintain a suitable room environment through the proper control of heating, lighting, and ventilation.
  • Perform a variety of non-instructional duties, including curriculum and instructional development activities, student supervision, and advisory and consultation activities.

Education/Certification:
Education:
Possession of an earned Baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis in special education, instructional technology, a subject matter field commonly taught in the elementary grades, or closely related field.

Certification Requirement:
Possession of a licensure from the Colorado Department of Education authorizing service as a teacher of special needs pupils.

Experience:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skill is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be:
Experience: Successful completion of student teaching at a recognized college or university or two years of full-time classroom teaching experience with the special needs child.

Knowledge of and Abilities:
Knowledge of:

  • Principles, theories, methods, techniques, and strategies pertaining to teaching and instruction of special needs pupils.
  • Child growth and development and behavior characteristics of children experiencing educational and social dysfunctions.
  • Educational curriculum and instructional goals and objectives, and the educational trends and research findings pertaining to the special needs child.
    Behavior management and behavior shaping strategies, techniques and methods, and conflict resolution procedures.
  • Socio-economic and cultural background differences of the school population.

Ability to:

  • Plan, organize, develop, and conduct a comprehensive teaching and instruction program for special needs pupils.
  • Provide effective learning experiences for pupils from a wide range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and with varying mental, social and emotional levels.
  • Effectively assist in the assessment of the educational needs of educational special needs pupils, and the design, development, and implementation of individualized educational plans.
  • Provide an attractive, inviting, and stimulating learning environment.
  • Perform research and development activities pertaining to curriculum and instruction programs, pilot projects, and innovative programs designed to enhance pupil educational opportunities and experiences for special needs pupils.

Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.  

  • Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 5 to 75  pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • This type of work involves sitting, walking, and/or standing.
  • Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by weather may occasionally be experienced.
  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.
  • CBI/FBI background clearance and a clean driving record.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervis

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Elementary School Teacher 2022-2023 (52k to 85k salary)

Posted by | May 5, 2022 |

Salary Update

For the 2022-2023 school year, Rocky Mountain Prep has increased its salary for Lead Teachers.
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position with a salary range of $52,000 – $85,00. Salary is dependent on the number of years you’ve been teaching. Years count as full years spent Lead Teaching in American public K-12 schools and public Pre-K programs.

Who We Seek

If you are someone who is mission-driven, humble in your reflections about your practice, smart in the ways you approach data and are results-oriented, we’d love to see you apply.
During the 2021-2022 school year, RMP is driving after five big goals:
1. Kindergarten through second-grade students will grow, on average, 1.5 years in math and reading.
2. Students receiving interventions will, on average, grow 2 years in reading.
3. Third- through fifth-grade students taking CMAS will score an average of 45% on track for the next grade level with 10% scoring “exceeds expectations.”
4. Average Daily Attendance at each RMP school will be at least 96%.
5. At least 90% of students who start at RMP, stay at RMP. (We call this the Persistence Goal.)
Each member of the organization plays a part in achieving these goals. School-based staff members will work towards 2 or 3 metrics that are aligned to both their individual roles AND the Big 5. These metrics vary by position and are subject to change for the 2022-2023 school year.
As a Lead Teacher, you will be held accountable for some of these goals. Learn more about how you’ll drive these goals in the list below.

Role Mission

To ensure all students and schools meet our Big 5 goals, RMP teachers role model a culture of Rigor and Love by using data-driven methods to promote student learning and develop meaningful relationships in the classroom. Through teamwork, collaboration, and feedback, teachers at RMP provide students with a culturally competent classroom setting that leads to more than a year’s worth of growth while maintaining an average daily attendance of 96% and driving student retention each school year. RMP provides teachers with an effective curriculum, which they’re able to implement with the unique tools they’ve gained throughout their careers.

In this role, you will:

    • Use our high-quality curriculum and data systems to drive outstanding scholar growth and proficiency while proactively collecting data on student performance
    • Consistently collect, enter, and analyze academic data to provide targeted instruction and interventions that promote a culture of learning
    • Build a strong classroom culture where scholars can learn, grow and thrive through predictable routines, structures, proactive and restorative practices
    • Cultivate a strong, healthy working environment for co-workers that is focused on kids-first
    • Work collaboratively and communicate regularly with teammates, parents, and administrators
    • Regularly attend professional development sessions meant to provide direct feedback and coaching to help grow you in your instructional practice
    • Thoroughly plan, prep, and internalize lessons in order to maximize class time and student learning
    • Model our PEAK values of Perseverance, Excellence, Adventure, and Kindness
    • Demonstrate a hungry, humble, smart, and results-oriented mindset and a “by any means necessary” spirit when it comes to driving our big five goals
    • Assist with arrival and dismissal duties, and other school community tasks
    • Work and collaborate with Special Education teachers and other school support staff to ensure all students are receiving grade-level appropriate content and academic support

In this role, you will help drive 3 goals:

      • Please review this chart, find your desired grade level, and review the goals.

Qualifications:

  • Required
  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree (any subject)
  • Completion of CDE READ Act training and/or CDE Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) 45 contact hours
  • Pass a background check
  • Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States
Must possess one or more of the following:
  • Current Colorado teaching license with elementary education endorsement
  • Passing scores on the elementary PRAXIS test
  • An official transcript demonstrating a degree (graduate or undergraduate) in elementary education

Preferred

  •  Minimum two years of lead teaching experience.  (We define lead teachers as the primary teacher in the classroom who was responsible for all academic content.)
  • Experience with progress monitoring, data collection, and analysis

Salary

  • This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position with a salary range of $52,000 – $85,00. Salary is dependent on the number of years you’ve been teaching. Years count as full years spent Lead Teaching in American public K-12 schools and public Pre-K programs.
  • Teachers will have the option to apply for additional leadership roles if they wish.  These leadership roles come with stipends ranging from $1,000 – $3,000.
  • Teachers are also eligible for performance base pay, $1,000 per metric if they meet the data metrics (goals) for their role

Benefits

  • Our benefits package includes: 
  • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability Insurance (RMP covers short-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee. Staff members can also select optional long-term coverage.)
  • Life Insurance (optional up to $100k – additional options through PERA)
  • Retirement (PERA 401k – RMP does not match contributions at this time)
  • Paid-Time-Off (Personal/Sick leave)
  • $500 wellness benefit

Want more information?

Please review our Rocky Mountain Prep Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about our program!

Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.   Rocky Mountain Prep does not sponsor visas at this time.
RMP is an equal opportunity employer. We seek applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to color, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Vaccine Update

The City & County of Denver recently issued a vaccine mandate for public employees. This mandate applies to charter schools. Please be aware that all Rocky Mountain Prep staff members are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. There is a process for requesting an exemption to this mandate but we cannot guarantee that a request for exemption will be approved.
If you have any questions,  please email our Talent Recruiter Sean Spencer at sspencer@rockymountainprep.org.
We appreciate your interest in Rocky Mountain Prep and look forward to getting to know you!
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9th-12th Math Teacher

Posted by | May 5, 2022 |

  • Position Type:
    Teaching – High School/Mathematics
  • Date Posted:
    3/24/2022
  • Location:
    Montrose High School
  • Date Available:
    08/10/2022
  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

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Position Title:  Teacher – Secondary Math (9th-12th)
Site:  Montrose High School
Direct Supervisor: Building Principal
Contracted Length TermTeacher – 178 Days
Salary Schedule:  Teacher (range $38,003 – $59,018 based on 21/22 salary schedules, education and experience)
Start Date  August 10, 2022District Summary
Come join the largest employer in Montrose County and work in an area where you can enjoy scenic drives, wilderness treks, a round of golf, and visits to our many local restaurants or brewpubs. Montrose and Olathe offer a little something for everyone – shopping, fishing, biking, photography, camping, snowshoeing, Telluride skiing, swimming, motor-sports – you name it! We hope you can join us at MCSD.Summary of Position:
Responsible to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences and establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities. Responsible for working effectively with a team of paraprofessionals, teachers, administrators, parents and District office staff with the purpose of providing quality educational services for each and every student, each and every day, without exception.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach and instruct in secondary Math program.
  • Utilize an adopted course of study, instructional program guidelines, and other materials in planning and developing lesson plans and teaching outlines.
  • Pursue a variety of methodology in teaching and instructing pupils, including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, lectures, and laboratory experiences.
  • Conduct teaching and instructional activi­ties, using educational equipment, materials, books, and other learning aids.
  • Provides instruction in citizenship and other subject matter specified by legal mandate, District policy, and administrative regulations.
  • Plan, develop, and utilize a variety of instructional materials and aids appropriate to the intellectual and instructional level of pupils from varied socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and who possess a range of mental and emotional maturity.
  • Review, analyze and evaluate the history, background, and assessment of pupils in designing instructional programs to meet individual educational needs.
  • Individualize and adapt educational processes and procedures to enhance pupil educational opportunities.
  • Provide group and individual instruction to motivate pupils, and effectively utilize the time available for instructional activities.
  • Maintain appropriate standards of pupil behavior, using behavioral management strategies and techniques, including positive reinforcement and behavior shaping procedures.
  • Review, analyze, evaluate, and report pupil academic, social, and emotional growth.
  • Prepare, administer, score, record, and report the results of criterion referenced tests, and administers, scores, records, and reports the results of group standardized tests in evaluating pupil growth and progress.
  • Counsel, confer with and communicate with parents, school, and District personnel regard­ing pupil progress, and in the interpretation of the educational program.
  • Cooperatively pursue alternative solutions to ameliorate pupil learning problems, and to enhance expanded academic, social, and emotional growth opportunities.
  • Maintain an effective learning environment through the proper control of heating, lighting, and ventilation, and the utilization of exhibits, displays, and independent study centers.
  • Select and requisition appropriate educational supplies, materials, books, equipment, and learning aids.
  • Perform a variety of non-instructional duties, including curriculum and instructional development activities, student supervision, and consultation activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s Degree AND; Must possess a current State of Colorado Teachers License or ability to obtain within first year of employment. Subject area endorsement in particular teaching area preferred.

Experience:
Successful completion of student teaching at a recognized college or university, or two years of regular full time secondary level teaching experience.

Knowledge of and Abilities:
Knowledge of:

  • Principles, theories, methods, techniques, and strategies pertaining to teaching and instruction of secondary level pupils.
  • Academic, social, and behavioral characteristics of secondary level pupils.
  • Educational curriculum and instructional goals and objectives, and educational trends and research findings pertaining to comprehensive secondary programming.
  • Behavior management and behavior shaping strategies, techniques and methods, and conflict resolution procedures.
  • Socio-economic and cultural background differences of the school population.

Ability to:

  • Plan, organize, develop, and conduct a comprehensive teaching and instruction program for pupils at the secondary level.
  • Provide appropriate and effective learning experiences for pupils from a wide range of socio-economic levels and cultural backgrounds.
  • Effectively assess the instructional and educational needs of pupils, and design, develop, and implement sound instructional and educational programs.
  • Provide a motivating and stimulating learning environment.
  • Perform research and development activities pertaining to curriculum and instruction­al programs and innovative and creative pilot projects designed to enhance pupil educational opportunities and experiences.

Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions:

  • Work is performed in a standard classroom setting with some work being performed at various District properties and off-site locations.
  • Heavy lifting, bending, stooping, sitting, standing for long periods of time may be required.
  • Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 5 to 25 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by weather may occasionally be experienced.
  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handling and working with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

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Year Zero Classical Academy Principal Hire, Fall 2022

Posted by | May 5, 2022 |

Cheyenne Classical Academy

School Leader Job Description

Cheyenne Classical Academy is a proposed public charter school located in Cheyenne, Wyoming serving grades Kindergarten through 12th grade. This school leader will be hired on October 1, 2022, and work for one year to prepare the school for opening. The school will open in August 2023 with grades K-6. Cheyenne Classical Academy is a Hillsdale College Member Candidate School.

A classical school leader is an important figure in a school and its surrounding community. He or she is entrusted with the education and well-being of its students and the academic reputation of that community, acting as a steward of substantial public or private funds and, ultimately, a contributor to the future viability of the nation through the passing on of wisdom and virtue to its future citizens.

The leader of a classical school knows that he or she is shaping young men and women for lives of virtue, and that a classical education is a training for both the mind and the heart. The leader is equally attentive to the school’s curriculum, pedagogy, and culture, because he or she knows that ethical and intellectual living is practiced in and outside of the classroom. The school leader is an example of virtuous living and the love of learning for its own sake to the students and his or her community. He or she understands the value of a liberal arts education, and can articulate that clearly and effectively. As a proponent of American classical education informed by the Western tradition, the school leader builds a culture focused on principled self-government and civic responsibility.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited College or University required, Master’s Degree (or higher) preferred.

Experience: Five years professional administrative experience is required. Appropriate endorsement and/or licensure from the Wyoming Department of Education (unless waived by the State Board of Education and the authorizer) is required. Information about reciprocity can be found here: http://wyomingptsb.com/licensure/nasdtec/.

Reports to: Governing Board

Supervises: All Administrative, Instructional, and Non-Instructional staff at the school.

Qualities and Characteristics

  • Specifically, the ability to discern the ends that fulfill the nature and purpose of the organization, and to chart a course to reach those ends; the ability to inform and inspire people to follow, to commit, to take responsibility, to perform, and to cooperate in an effective manner. The ability to raise up leaders in an organization.
  • Intellectual depth and serious understanding of the life of the mind befitting of the leader of an academic institution with a love of learning demonstrated by the ongoing personal pursuit of knowledge and the desire to share that knowledge with others.
  • A commitment to school reform, energized with courage and governed by
  • A generator of trust and confidence from others within his or her leadership by exhibiting unwavering personal integrity, honesty, and decisiveness.
  • A person of excellent moral

Knowledge and Skills

  • A broad understanding of the classical liberal arts, its roots in the Western tradition, and its historical presence in American education prior to the 20th century.
  • An understanding of the ills that plague contemporary primary and secondary schools and the root causes of those problems.
  • Knowledge of the craft of the educator, and the ability to teach
  • The ability to coach teachers to greater degrees of effectiveness in the
  • The ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written
  • The ability to maintain a high degree of energy and personal productivity, and to effectively manage the yield of The ability to prioritize and get things done.
  • A general understanding of personnel management principles, including recruiting and hiring, supervising and evaluating, and individual and organizational
  • The intellectual and emotional strength to have difficult
  • A general understanding of financial management principles, including planning a budget and managing to it throughout a school year, the needs and expectation of regular auditing, and a system of sound fiscal controls.
  • An understanding of the school’s respective state accountability or accreditation system for public or private schools, as appropriate, and laws relevant to same.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides general management of all school operations, including academic, financial, personnel, regulatory, and facility areas.
  • Observes teachers at defined intervals, documents results, and provides feedback as mentor and
  • Reports at regular school board meetings on the status of operations and plans for upcoming
  • Represents the school as the senior executive leader in interactions with the public, the school constituencies, the authorizer or accreditor, and other government agencies.

Other Expected Characteristics of a Classical School Leader

  • The school leader is well-organized and takes responsibility for everything that occurs within the school, carrying out his or her charge with humility and flexibility with a willingness to take on any task even if it seems menial. He or she is keen on delegation with clear direction, yet accountable for every facet of the school.
  • The school leader is pleasant, engaging, personable, and empathetic—important traits as he or she interacts with parents, community members, teachers, students, and others. The school leader knows how to build trust through excellent communication, which oftentimes means only listening, and by being consistent with expectations and follow-through. The school leader is firm and kind, prudent and just.
  • The school leader can build an administrative He or she knows the mission and knows how to hire well to support that mission. A school leader knows his or her own strengths and weaknesses, and will hire assistant principals and deans who will offset those weaknesses.
  • The school leader is rooted in the classical tradition and has an appreciation for the art of teaching, with a clear vision for his or her own classroom, having experienced it
  • The school leader understands and communicates with the broader classical movement to promote better education in our country and is committed to the larger network of schools of which he or she may be a part.
  • The school leader regularly coaches each teacher on classroom management, instruction, and
  • The school leader has a clarity of focus, and yet is open to ideas and implements the best of them from his or her community, not just from personal preferences.
  • The school leader is public-spirited, ambitious about the school and its effect on the wider community, state, and nation. He or she is committed to the local community as an active participant, an energetic advocate for classical education as being good for all
  • The school leader likes interacting with children and believes that classical education leads them on the path to true happiness.
  • The school leader has a recognizable executive aptitude for the business and operational aspects of school leadership. He or she is able to put first things first and has the capacity to multi-task.
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Assistant Principal, Glenwood Springs High School

Posted by | May 4, 2022 |

Glenwood Springs High School seeks an exceptional assistant principal capable of taking a key role in the continuous work of school improvement, which means not only further raising academic achievement but also further developing a culture in which all students can thrive.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives direct supervision from the Principal. Is expected to act as an executive in their own right exercising considerable delegated powers.

Supervises licensed staff and non-licensed staff.

PRIMARY DUTIES

The following are examples of primary duties assigned to the Assistant Principal.  Other related primary duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  • Strategic Leadership: Work in partnership with the principal to develop the vision, mission, values, expectations and goals of the school; Provide for data-based progress monitoring; Collaborate with staff and school community to implement strategies to move those goals forward.
  • Instructional Leadership: Create processes and schedules which maximize student success and instructional time; Support teachers through ongoing, actionable feedback and needs-based professional development; Hold all staff accountable for setting and achieving rigorous performance goals for all students, and empower staff to achieve these goals across content areas.
  • School Cultural and Equity Leadership: Articulate, model and positively reinforce a clear vision and values of the school’s culture, and involve students, families and staff in creating an inclusive and welcoming climate that supports it.
  • Human Resource Leadership: Establish and effectively manage processes and systems that ensure a knowledgeable, high-quality, high-performing staff.
  • Managerial Leadership: Establish systems to improve student learning and overall healthy development for all students; Proactively manage interactions and relationships, including those among and between parents/guardians, students and staff; Ensure that the school provides a supportive environment that fosters a climate of safety, respect, and well-being; Provide supervision of the school campus during school hours and at extracurricular activities sponsored by the school.
  • External Leadership: Design and/or utilize structures and processes, which result in family and community engagement, support and ownership for the school; Develop systems and relationships to leverage the school district and community resources available to them both within and outside of the school in order to maximize the school’s ability to serve the best interest of students and families.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of: 

  • Educational needs of high school students
  • Curriculum development and effective instructional practices
  • Using data to promote student achievement
  • Positive discipline and classroom management techniques
  • Effective public speaking and presentation techniques
  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation
  • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulation
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Extensive knowledge of office and educational software programs
  • Principles of business and letter writing and basic report preparation

Ability to:

  • Supervise, plan and direct standards based instructional practices, curriculum development, and assessment
  • Implement school and district programs
  • Oversee, direct and coordinate the work of staff, projects and teams
  • Recruit, select, supervise, develop and evaluate staff
  • Analyze situations and generate effective strategies
  • Develop goals and implement plans, systems and procedures to achieve them
  • Attend professional development, conferences and meetings (including evenings and weekends)
  • Attend and supervise student and community activities (including evenings, weekends and holidays)
  • Make presentations as required; create excitement for learning
  • Be reflective on performance and have a continuous improvement mindset
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Motivate staff and students to achieve high levels of engagement and performance

Principal/director candidates are assessed using the following Roaring Fork Schools Leadership Competencies

  • Ability to execute a strategic vision
  • Team oriented: effective as a team leader and team member; works with staff to create conditions for collective efficacy
  • Inclusive: values diversity, supports all students, foregrounds equity, welcoming to all
  • Drives for results
  • Ability to influence
  • Problem solving ability
  • Showing confidence to lead: presents with confidence, puts oneself in challenging situations, takes personal responsibility for mistakes
  • Persistence
  • Planning: plans, organizes and manages responsibilities effectively
  • Cognitive complexity: analytical, conceptual, multidimensional
  • Awareness of emotions in self and others
  • Trustworthy: follows through on commitments, treats others with respect, builds relationships
  • Ability to work with and respond to the community
  • Student-centered, with a genuine enjoyment working with high school students and an ability to listen and understand
  • Relationship builder
  • Dispositions: good sense of humor, kind, compassionate, positive, calm, patient

EXPERIENCE & TRAINING GUIDELINES

Experience: A minimum of five years teaching experience, including high school, as well as  experience in school administration through having played an extensive role as a building leader. Deep knowledge of curriculum is required and district leadership experience managing complex projects is highly desirable. The ability to speak Spanish would be an asset.

Training: Equivalent to the completion of a Master’s degree from an accredited college in education or a related field.

License or Certificate: Possession of or enrollment in a program to obtain a Principal’s license through the Colorado Department of Education. Possession of ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate valid Colorado driver’s license.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Office environment; exposure to computer screens; travel from site to site.Primary functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting for prolonged periods of times; use of computer keyboard; light lifting and carrying.

SALARY RANGE AND DAYS WORKED

Starting salary range: $85,540 to $97,805, depending on qualified years of experience.
Wages will be earned during the school calendar at the number of days required below, but will be paid over the twelve month contract period.

Benefits: The Roaring Fork School District offers full district paid employee health benefits as well as voluntary vision, dental, and dependent coverage. Other benefits include: paid personal and sick leave, paid parental leave for mothers and fathers, a robust retirement plan under Colorado PERA with a district contribution of over 20% of an employee’s wages each month, Employee Assistance programs, a district wellness program, and access to discounted ski passes and other community benefits.

Days worked: this is an exempt position, scheduled for 206 days/year.

ABOUT GLENWOOD SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL

About Glenwood Springs High School (GSHS): GSHS is home to 1000+ students, grades 9-12.  GSHS is the largest of four high schools within the Roaring Fork School District. The school is located in a mountain resort town. We serve a comprehensive population in that we draw from all socio-economic classes and who are almost equally drawn from our Anglo and Latino populations. Our free and reduced lunch rate is over 40%. Our mantra is Changing Students’ Real-Life Chances. We are focused on academics but we are committed to the development of the whole person.

We have used the Advanced Placement program as a turnkey system for ratcheting up academic rigor. All juniors are required to take either AP English Language and Composition or English literature. We are nationally ranked in the top 4% of high schools as measured by the Washington Post’s Challenge Index. We maintain a full program of fine arts, theater, band and choir, and athletics.

ABOUT THE ROARING FORK SCHOOL DISTRICT

With 13 schools and 5,600 students, the Roaring Fork School District is located in the culturally vibrant and naturally stunning Roaring Fork Valley serving the communities of Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, and Basalt. The Roaring Fork Schools believe that teachers are our most important asset, and our teachers enjoy a true teacher voice in decision-making; clear and collaborative leadership; small class sizes (average – 21); a highly competitive and progressive salary schedule; access to our affordable housing program; and a culture of self-care and well-being. We believe diversity is a strength, and our staff makes a real difference for our students who come from different ethnicities, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Why Work for Roaring Fork Schools? Mary says it all! Check us out at: https://youtu.be/nYEsuFVucJ8

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K-2nd Elementary Science Teacher

Posted by | May 2, 2022 |

Salary Update
For the 2022-2023 school year, Rocky Mountain Prep has increased its salary for Lead Teachers.
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position with a salary range of $52,000 – $85,000. Salary is dependent on the number of years you’ve been teaching. Years count as full years spent Lead Teaching in American public K-12 schools and public Pre-K programs.
Who We Seek
We seek teachers and staff who are interested in developing students into outstanding human beings in their academic and personal lives by role modeling our culture of Rigor and Love.  We seek teachers and staff who work collaboratively with their teammates and seek feedback, coaching, and mentorship from their admin team and school community.  We seek teachers and staff who implement our data-driven curriculum with the tools they’ve gained from experience while they adapt to the needs of their students.
If you are someone who is mission-driven, humble in your reflections about your practice, smart in the ways you approach data and are results-oriented, we’d love to see you apply.
During the 2022-2023 school year, RMP is driving after five big goals:
  1. Kindergarten through second-grade students will grow, on average, 1.5 years in math and reading.
  2. Students receiving interventions will, on average, grow 2 years in reading.
  3. Third- through fifth-grade students taking CMAS will score an average of 45% on track for the next grade level with 10% scoring exceeding expectations.
  4. Average Daily Attendance at each RMP school will be at least 96%.
  5. At least 90% of students who start at RMP, stay at RMP. (We call this the Persistence Goal.)
Each member of the organization plays a part in achieving these goals. School-based staff members will work towards 2 or 3 metrics that are aligned to both their individual roles AND the Big 5. These metrics vary by position and are subject to change for the 2022-2023 school year.
As a Science Teacher, you will be held accountable for some of these goals. Learn more about how you’ll drive these goals in the list below.
Role Mission
To ensure all students and schools meet our Big 5 goals, RMP teachers role model a culture of Rigor and Love by using data-driven methods to promote student learning and develop meaningful relationships in the classroom. Through teamwork, collaboration, and feedback, teachers at RMP provide students with a culturally competent classroom setting that leads to more than a year’s worth of growth while maintaining an average daily attendance of 96% and driving student retention each school year. RMP provides teachers with an effective curriculum, which they’re able to implement with the unique tools they’ve gained throughout their careers.

In this role, you will:

  • Use our high-quality curriculum and data systems to drive outstanding scholar growth and proficiency while proactively collecting data on student performance
  • Consistently collect, enter, and analyze academic data to provide targeted instruction and interventions that promote a culture of learning
  • Build a strong classroom culture where scholars can learn, grow and thrive through predictable routines, structures, proactive and restorative practices
  • Cultivate a strong, healthy working environment for co-workers that is focused on kids-first
  • Work collaboratively and communicate regularly with teammates, parents, and administrators
  • Regularly attend professional development sessions meant to provide direct feedback and coaching to help grow you in your instructional practice
  • Thoroughly plan, prep and internalize lessons in order to maximize class time and student learning
  • Model our PEAK values of Perseverance, Excellence, Adventure, and Kindness
  • Demonstrate a hungry, humble, smart, and results-oriented mindset and a “by any means necessary” spirit when it comes to driving our big five goals
  • Assist with arrival and dismissal duties, and other school community tasks
  • Work and collaborate with Special Education teachers and other school support staff to ensure all students are receiving grade-level appropriate content and academic support

In this role, you will help drive 3 goals:

      • Please review this chart, find your desired grade level, and review the goals.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree (any subject)
  • Completion of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) 45 contact hours
  • Pass a background check
  • Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States
Must possess one or more of the following:
  • Current Colorado teaching license with elementary education endorsement
  • Passing scores on the elementary PRAXIS test
  • An official transcript demonstrating a degree (graduate or undergraduate) in elementary education

Preferred

  •  Minimum two years of lead teaching experience.  (We define lead teachers as the primary teacher in the classroom who was responsible for all academic content.)
  • Experience with progress monitoring, data collection, and analysis

Salary

  • This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position with a salary range of $52,000 – $85,000. Years count as full years spent lead teaching in American public K-12 schools and public Pre-K programs.
  • Teachers will have the option to apply for additional leadership roles if they wish.  These leadership roles come with stipends ranging from $1,000 – $3,000.
  • Teachers are also eligible for performance base pay, $1,000 per metric if they meet the data metrics (goals) for their role

Benefits

Our benefits package includes: 

  • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability Insurance (RMP covers short-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee. Staff members can also select optional long-term coverage.)
  • Life Insurance (optional up to $100k – additional options through PERA)
  • Retirement (PERA 401k – RMP does not match contributions at this time)
  • Paid-Time-Off (Personal/Sick leave)
Want more information
Please review our Rocky Mountain Prep Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about our program!
Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.   Rocky Mountain Prep does not sponsor visas at this time.
RMP is an equal opportunity employer. We seek applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to color, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Program Manager – Leadership, Finance, Entrepreneurship (LiFE) for Students

Posted by | April 27, 2022 |

Aspen Academy, a PK-8 independent school in Greenwood Village, has an amazing year-round opportunity for an individual who has demonstrated success in program or organizational leadership and management, is passionate about the domain of leadership and possesses entrepreneurial experience and financial acumen. The Program Manager will lead, manage and re-launch post-COVID Aspen’s LiFE (Leadership, Finance and Entrepreneurship) Program, the nation’s only sequenced curriculum to directly teach Leadership, Finance and Entrepreneurship to students and effective life habits as well as a compilation of a myriad of authentic leadership opportunities for each one of our students. In this year-round position, this role is responsible for the successful engagement, growth, performance and satisfaction of students, families, and team members as well as the growth and performance of the LiFE program and the school overall. With your leadership and management, these and other programs will flourish and create an ever-evolving national model program that will influence and inspire schools around the country. Interested? Please read on!

If not for life, then what are we learning for? At Aspen Academy, we look at learning as a way to ignite the personal passions and interests of each and every student. Our academics, partnered with a focused leadership development sequence, prepare students for life. Students thrive as they build lasting relationships with peers and teachers through small class sizes and a community focus.

We live and model the community’s values in thought, word and deed to students, colleagues and parents and the larger community. We are palpably committed to, supportive and co-leaders in the achievement of Aspen Academy’s vision and mission.

  • Our values: Be Kind. Do Good. Work Hard. Make the World Better.
  • Our mission: We edify and inspire students and educators to grow, learn and lead.
  • Our vision: We are a national leader in innovative and transformative education.

Does this describe you?

  • Others describe you as a strategic, innovative, collaborative, charismatic and highly likeable leader.
  • You have had demonstrated success in operations, people and financial management with a palpable commitment to clients.
  • Beyond a passion and excitement for leadership development, finance and entrepreneurship, you have depth of learning, experience and application in the principles of these domains.
  • You consistently demonstrate strong cultural competency (the ability to understand, communicate with and effectively interact with people across cultures.), commitment to inclusion and a palpable continued growth in the habits, skill, and craft of leadership acumen.
  • You are committed to every student’s success.
  • You are known for building and developing close, positive relationships with students, faculty and parents. The result of these relationships: others are inspired to initiate or adopt leadership practices, roles, and responsibilities, and each team member is lifted from where they are at, inspiring them to reach towards their full potential in these categories in their own life.
  • You have a relentless drive to grow in and out of the workplace and are hungry for feedback.
  • Your strengths include time, organization and project management; interpersonal, written and verbal skills; and you demonstrate strong social and emotional intelligence.

If so, please apply to join our team.

Diversity and inclusion are core to Aspen Academy. We are passionate about building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment. Every member on our team enriches our community by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world. We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and thrive because of it. Aspen Academy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and promotes affirmative action. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and military and veteran status.

Essential Functions Summary

  • Exemplifies and promotes Aspen Academy’s Values, Mission, and Vision.
  • Effectively lead and develop strong LiFE program vision, growth and performance and its impact on students, teachers, parents, the community.
  • Works to ensure the successful engagement, growth, performance and satisfaction of students, families, and team members as well as the growth and performance of the LiFE program and the school overall.
  • Continued development, innovation, research and promotion of curriculum and programs to teach and develop the LiFE Program. This includes social emotional learning, intra and interpersonal relationships, civic engagement and leadership, community service, personal finance, organizational leadership, entrepreneurial mindset and execution to K-8th grade students, parents, colleagues and strategic community partners.
  • Develop and implement Student and Faculty growth and performance assessments and program impact measurement.
  • Develop and deliver Faculty and Parent learning / training opportunities on LiFE topics, focused on understanding and application.
  • Aspen Youth Leadership budget management and fundraising for the institute.
  • Manage the program, volunteer mentors and its student and parent clients, as well as coach faculty, utilizing strong organization, prioritization, attention to detail, communication, time management and delegation attributes.
  • Work with and partner with Faculty to deliver quarterly leadership retreats, daily LiFE block, and the integration of the domain’s concepts into the core and essential curriculum; observe and coach Faculty in the instruction and personal integration of these domains, enabling them to be excellent LiFE Facilitators; provide continuous feedback on how students are grasping and applying the content; and conduct a end-of-year evaluations to each core teacher.
  • Lead, manage and provide accountability measures on all ancillary and co-curricular leadership programs: Service Learning, Civic Leadership, Student Government, Mentor-Mentee Programs, 8th Grade Mentorship and Shark Tank, Bear’s Student Enterprises, Post Grad Student Internships and other programs that fall under the LiFE umbrella.
  • Collaborate with the Head of School, Director of Programs and faculty to develop, track, and achieve the program’s annual goals, quarterly objectives and KPI’s.
  • Coordinate activities across Aspen Academy to build key partnerships and relationships in the youth leadership and entrepreneurial development community.

Education, Experience, and Qualities:

This is a year-round position.

  • Required: four-year degree from an accredited college or university. Preferred: postgraduate degree.
  • K-8th grade education or youth organization experience.
  • Demonstrated success in program or organizational leadership and management.
  • Passionate student of the domain of leadership. Leadership coaching is a plus.
  • Strong financial acumen and entrepreneurial experience is a plus.
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, interpersonal, written, and verbal skills as well as a palpable commitment to the success of your clients.
  • Grant permission for a criminal background check upon hire.
  • Meet physical demands to perform essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: Ability to work full-time, including some evenings and weekends; work in person/in the school building; speak for long periods of time. Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; occasionally life up to 50 pounds.

For the coming school year, we are not able to consider candidates that require a Visa. 

Compensation Package:

Aspen Academy offers an excellent compensation package including health, dental, 403(b) with matching and more; wide-ranging opportunities for professional development; and a talented and dedicated staff of teaching professionals and supportive administrators.

Salary Range: Starting annual salary $65,000-85,000 (based on education & experience)

Aspen Academy’s LiFE Story

Upon its founding, Aspen Academy prioritized the development of leadership, financial acumen and an entrepreneurial mindset and capacity in its Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade students. It developed the nation’s only sequenced curriculum to directly teach these concepts and effective life habits that is taught as the first block of the day in every classroom. In addition to the development that occurs because of this curriculum, but also a compilation of a myriad of authentic leadership opportunities for each one of our students. From mentoring to civic engagement to managing any of our five-student owned and operated ancillary businesses to major service-learning projects to starting up to 10 businesses by the time a student graduates —- this is real world development of hair-on-fire kiddos who are going to make the world better. Our program has served as a beacon for schools and organizations around the country. It’s served as the base for Future Holders, a leadership, finance and entrepreneurial development platform for K-12th graders, as well as app-based game.

The Program Manager will have the extraordinary opportunity to lead and manage the re-launch of this newly branded program as we are able to return fully back to normal post-Covid. You will be both the visionary and the integrator for LiFE. The sky is the limit. The Manager of LiFE (Leadership, Finance and Entrepreneurship) is the champion, active voice and visible leader in the school community promoting character, leadership, financial acumen and entrepreneurial mindset and execution to students, families, colleagues, and the national education landscape.

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Kindergarten Teacher

Posted by | April 26, 2022 |

2022-2023
Monday – Friday Kindergarten Teacher 7:30am – 3:30pm

Do You Love….

  • Exploration
  • Glitter
  • Science
  • Open-ended questions
  • Great teacher to student ratios
  • Cultivating wonder
  • Supportive community environments
  • The pitter patter of little feet
  • Professional Development
  • Music
  • Creativity
  • Collaborating
  • Inclusion
  • Open-mindedness
  • Working a school calendar
  • Sensory play
  • Art
  • Employer paid benefits

    ….and most importantly, PLAY!

    Then, Paddington might be a great fit for you!

    Paddington is a mission-driven, independent school in Denver that serves children from ages two through kindergarten. The mission of Paddington Station Preschool is to be a welcoming and inclusive community that partners with families to celebrate childhood, embrace learning through play, and prepare confident individuals to joyfully explore the wonders of the world.

    The Paddington community is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We are seeking candidates who are willing to engage in the hard work of educational equity, anti-racism and anti-bias education.

    Requirements and Preferred Qualifications

  • PDIS Level 3 credential preferred
  • Current Teaching Certification ages 0-8
  • Required to have an Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) qualification or Colorado Early

    Childhood

  • BA or BS highly preferred

• In accordance with the Denver Public Health & Environment Order on August 2, 2021, applicants must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19

Benefits

  • Starting Full Time Salary: $37,700 (additional $1,000 with Master’s degree)
  • 9-month School Schedule with option of working summer camp but paid over 12-

    months!

  • Tuition Remission for employee children
  • Paddington covers 100% of medical, vision, dental, short term disability and life

    insurance for employees who work 24 hours or more per week

  • Health plans including health saving accounts or flex spending accounts
  • Retirement plan employer match of 3% of salary (eligible after one year of service and

    1000 hours worked)

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Preschool Teacher

Posted by | April 26, 2022 |

2022-2023 Monday-Friday Toddler Teacher 7:30am – 3:30pm

Do You Love….

  • Exploration
  • Glitter
  • Science
  • Open-ended questions
  • Great teacher to student ratios
  • Cultivating wonder
  • Supportive community environments
  • The pitter patter of little feet
  • Professional Development
  • Music
  • Creativity
  • Collaborating
  • Inclusion
  • Open-mindedness
  • Working a school calendar
  • Sensory play
  • Art
  • Employer paid benefits….and most importantly, PLAY!

    Then, Paddington might be a great fit for you!

    Paddington is a mission-driven, independent school in Denver that serves children from ages two through kindergarten. The mission of Paddington Station Preschool is to be a welcoming and inclusive community that partners with families to celebrate childhood, embrace learning through play, and prepare confident individuals to joyfully explore the wonders of the world.

    The Paddington community is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We are seeking candidates who are willing to engage in the hard work of educational equity, anti-racism and anti-bias education.

    Requirements and Preferred Qualifications

  • PDIS Level 3 credential preferred
  • Required to have an Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) qualification or Colorado EarlyChildhood
  • BA or BS highly preferred

• In accordance with the Denver Public Health & Environment Order on August 2, 2021, applicants must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19

Benefits

  • Starting Full Time Salary: $37,700 (additional $1,000 with Master’s degree)
  • 9-month School Schedule with option of working summer camp but paid over 12-months!
  • Tuition Remission for employee children
  • Paddington covers 100% of medical, vision, dental, short term disability and lifeinsurance for employees who work 24 hours or more per week
  • Health plans including health saving accounts or flex spending accounts
  • Retirement plan employer match of 3% of salary (eligible after one year of service and1000 hours worked)

     

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Coordinator – Mental Health and Prevention (Poudre School District)

Posted by | April 26, 2022 |

View Job Description Here

Information specific to this position: This position will begin with the 2022/23 school year

Pay Range: $83,299.00 – $114,953.00 (insert minimum-maximum, refer to A/P Salary Schedule, be sure to note number of days/year for position), based on qualifications and experience*

Percentage: 100%

Work calendar days: 230

Duration of position: Ongoing

Benefits include: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, PERA retirement, paid time off, short and long term disability, as well as other optional benefit elections. 

Pay range listed above is for employees newly hired to PSD (existing employees please refer to the pay range on the appropriate salary schedule). PSD engages in a salary placement process vs. a salary negotiation process. This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. All salaries are set by Human Resources based on a review of qualifications compared to the requirements on the job description; therefore listing all related education and experience on your application is recommended.

 

Poudre School District is dedicated to affirming respect, compassion, and acceptance for all, and we celebrate diversity with regard to all backgrounds and identities.  We believe that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive work environments with employees who reflect our students and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. PSD is committed to finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply!

  

If you have a mental or physical impairment which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations during any portion of the application process, please contact hr@psdschools.org.  For accommodation request regarding testing or interviews, you must contact the Risk Management Department at kbennett@psdschools.org at least three (3) working days before the interview or test date.

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Director – Language, Culture and Equity (Poudre School District)

Posted by | April 26, 2022 |

View Job Description Here

Information specific to this position: This position will begin as soon as possible

Pay Range: $93,756.00 – $129,383.00  based on qualifications and experience*

Percentage: 100%

Work calendar days: 260

Duration of position: Ongoing

Benefits include: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, PERA retirement, paid time off, short and long term disability, as well as other optional benefit elections. 

Pay range listed above is for employees newly hired to PSD (existing employees please refer to the pay range on the appropriate salary schedule). PSD engages in a salary placement process vs. a salary negotiation process. This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. All salaries are set by Human Resources based on a review of qualifications compared to the requirements on the job description; therefore listing all related education and experience on your application is recommended.

 

Poudre School District is dedicated to affirming respect, compassion, and acceptance for all, and we celebrate diversity with regard to all backgrounds and identities.  We believe that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive work environments with employees who reflect our students and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. PSD is committed to finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply!

  

If you have a mental or physical impairment which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations during any portion of the application process, please contact hr@psdschools.org.  For accommodation request regarding testing or interviews, you must contact the Risk Management Department at kbennett@psdschools.org at least three (3) working days before the interview or test date.

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Director – Student Services (Poudre School District)

Posted by | April 26, 2022 |

View Job Description Here

Information specific to this position: This position will begin as soon as possible.

Pay Range: $93,756.00 – $129,383.00 based on qualifications and experience*

Percentage: 100%

Work calendar days: 260

Duration of position: Ongoing

Benefits include: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, PERA retirement, paid time off, short and long term disability, as well as other optional benefit elections. 

Pay range listed above is for employees newly hired to PSD (existing employees please refer to the pay range on the appropriate salary schedule). PSD engages in a salary placement process vs. a salary negotiation process. This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this

position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. All salaries are set by Human Resources based on a review of qualifications compared to the requirements on the job description; therefore listing all related education and experience on your application is recommended.

 

Poudre School District is dedicated to affirming respect, compassion, and acceptance for all, and we celebrate diversity with regard to all backgrounds and identities.  We believe that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive work environments with employees who reflect our students and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. PSD is committed to finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply!

  

If you have a mental or physical impairment which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations during any portion of the application process, please contact hr@psdschools.org.  For accommodation request regarding testing or interviews, you must contact the Risk Management Department at kbennett@psdschools.org at least three (3) working days before the interview or test date.

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Multilingual & Gifted Education Coordinator

Posted by | April 26, 2022 |

Reports To: Equity Specialist & School Programs Manager

Job Type: Full Time, Exempt

Start Date: July 1st, 2022

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

The Colorado Charter School Institute (CSI) is a statewide charter school authorizer whose mission is to foster high-quality public-school choices offered through charter schools, particularly schools that are focused on closing the achievement gap for at-risk students. Governed by a board of nine members appointed by the Governor and Commissioner of Education, CSI currently serves a diverse portfolio of 42 schools across the state of Colorado serving over 20,000 students. CSI is uniquely positioned to serve and promote charter school innovation in communities throughout Colorado and to be a leader in improvements in authorizer practices. CSI aspires to continue growing the quality and quantity of its portfolio of schools in Colorado in response to the need for high quality, innovative charter school options. Our organization is at an extraordinary point of opportunity and is poised to make additional systemic changes that will yield improvements within the portfolio’s overall student achievement.

Visit our website to learn more

Please note: Applications will be reviewed as they are received. This position is non-classified and is not subject to appeal rights.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ROLE-SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties of this position include the following.  Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Advance CSI’s mission of increasing access and equity for students across all CSI schools.
  • Provide professional development, program support and monitoring for Gifted Education Programs.
  • Develop, maintain and evaluate CSI’s Gifted Education Program Plan.
  • Coordinate with the Grants Fiscal and Accounting Manager,
    • Determine procedures for allocating ECEA Gifted Education Funds and reporting on fund expenditures
    • Organize, submit, and maintain Universal Screening & Qualified Personnel (USG) Grant budget, including school level budget development and reporting
    • Review and approve USG Request for Funds.
  • Provide professional development, program support and monitoring for Emergent Multilingual (English Learner) programs.
  • Coordinate with the Evaluation, Accountability and School Improvement team to
    • Develop WIDA ACCESS training
    • Support interpretation of WIDA ACCESS data by school personnel
  • Support Grants Fiscal and Accounting Manager in Title III school level budget development and revisions.
  • Serve as CSI’s McKinney Vento liaison, supporting schools in identifying homeless students, accessing Title I homeless funds and providing guidance and resources to respond to increasing needs of homeless students.
  • Provide professional development, program support and monitoring for dropout and re-engagement initiatives, including homeless, child welfare services, and related program grants.
  • Build school and community partnerships to support school’s service to students.
  • Provide regular communication and customer services to schools in all school program areas.
  • Collaborate with additional Student Services staff to enhance professional development, support and monitoring across school programs.

DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in the review of charter applications and school operational plans in support of CSI’s role as a school authorizer.
  • Provide school performance and operational evaluation for inclusion in the CSI Annual Review of Schools for all managed programs.
  • Provide operational support for the Equity Specialist & School Programs Manager
  • In coordination with the Data Submissions unit, provide technical assistance and validate programmatic data for state and federal reporting.
  • Collaborate and work within the department and across other CSI departments.

BENEFITS

As an employee of the Colorado Charter School Institute (State of Colorado), you will have access to a variety of benefits to include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation and sick time, flexible scheduling, a work-life balance culture, no-cost life and disability insurance (with additional paid options), Flex Spending and Health Savings Account options, professional development opportunities, wellness offerings, a performance based bonus and membership in Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA)

CSI INCLUSION STATEMENT

CSI recognizes that autonomy and diversity can drive innovation and improved outcomes, both in our schools and in our organization. We are committed to a diverse and culturally inclusive workplace as we believe that differences in perspective and experiences broaden our awareness, enrich our daily experiences, and contribute to our collective strength.

As a charter school authorizer with schools that serve a wide range of communities across the state, we prioritize recruiting a staff that shares the diversity of the students and communities our schools serve. CSI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on gender, race, color, religion or belief, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

At a minimum, we are looking for the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
  • 5 years teaching experience, including working with emerging multilinguals and/or gifted students
  • Strong time-management and interpersonal skills
  • Experience developing and implementing training resources and procedures
  • Experience managing multiple ongoing programs or projects with internal and external stakeholders
  • Attention to detail, professional written and verbal communication skills, and familiarity with modern workplace software programs and tools
  • Self-motivated
  • All final candidates must successfully pass a thorough criminal background check.

Ideal candidates will have some, or all, of the following education, skills, and abilities:

  • Colorado Professional Teacher License with endorsements in Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education and Gifted Education preferred
  • Master’s degree or advanced training in Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education and/or Gifted Education
  • Experience administering WIDA/ACCESS or Universal Screening assessments
  • Experience working with charter schools in Colorado

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A proven ability to design and facilitate effective trainings to a variety of stakeholders
  • A proven ability to proactively improve systems and identify potential internal and external customer issues
  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to follow-through on projects
  • Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating process documentation and resources for various stakeholders.
  • Experience with data analysis and statistics
  • Familiarity and experience with state and federal laws associated with emerging multilinguals and gifted students.

LOCATION & TRAVEL

Some Travel Required. Telecommute Flexibility Offered

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment includes a standard office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

NOTE

This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job.  This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment.  CSI may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

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Adams County Job Fair

Posted by | April 25, 2022 |

Adams County is hosting a Job Fair!

THURSDAY, MAY 5, 9 A.M.- NOON
ADAMS COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
4430 S. Adams County Pkwy., Brighton | Conference Center, Platte River rooms

JOB OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE WITH:

COLORADO AIR AND SPACE PORT | HUMAN SERVICES | PUBLIC WORKS
CLERK & RECORDER’S OFFICE | PARKS, OPEN SPACE & CULTURAL ARTS
A-PROUD DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION COUNCIL | AND MORE!
MORE INFORMATION:

Visit adcogov.org/career-opportunities

Search social media for #jointeamadams

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Middle School Lead Teacher

Posted by | April 22, 2022 |

The Horizons at Colorado Academy (HCA) program seeks candidates for the position of Lead Teachers for the elementary and middle school programs.

HCA offers an enrichment program designed for Denver Public School students from under-resourced communities. The tuition-free program runs for six weeks from June 13 through July 22, 2022 and emphasizes academic enrichment, social and emotional learning, cultural experiences and the arts, and health and wellness – including swimming.

Lead teachers guide daily classroom activities, go on field trips, oversee swimming and outdoor activities and other duties as required.

Requirements
  •   Provide instructional, behavioral and emotional support to all students as they participate in all aspects of their summer day
  • Design and implement summer curriculum based on grade appropriate standards
  • Communicate effectively with the Horizons team, including the assistant teacher, and other professional staff
  • Collect observational data related to student’s progress in obtaining and using skills/strategies in the classroom
  • Must have prior classroom experience. Bilingual (Spanish/English) is strongly preferred for Kindergarten
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree
  • Be available to attend the full 6-week program plus mandatory staff training sessions the week prior to program start
  • Culturally responsive teaching experiences preferred
  • Some lifting, sitting, and the ability to engage young children in their daily activities
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check

The pay range for the six-week summer program is $4,200 – $4,400.  The pay range for the position is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible compensation at the time of posting, Colorado Academy reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any wage differential that may exist for the position does not relate to sex, gender or gender identity, but relates solely to a seniority system, a merit system, or relevant education, training and/or experience.

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Grant Accountant

Posted by | April 21, 2022 |

SUMMARY:

Perform a variety of complex administrative, accounting, financial, budgeting, and reporting functions to assure the effective and efficient fiscal operation of approximately 85 Federal, State, and local grants and projects totaling over $14 million annually.  Monitor the inflow and outflow of district grant funds.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Tasks Descriptions
  1. Analyze district grant applications and budgets to assure district compliance with the intent and scope of the grants as written in order to make recommendations to grant administrators on how best to revise their applications/budgets to maintain a continuous, uninterrupted inflow of grant funds.
  1. Create, analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts and budgets for compliance with GAAP, governmental accounting standards, and CDE chart of accounts.  Enter budget and budget revisions in compliance with federal, state, and other grantor agency requirements.
  1. Devise systems and monitor and review transactions to assure grant expenditures are properly recorded.  Create and enter adjusting journal entries as needed to comply with GAAP, governmental accounting standards, and grantor agency requirements.
  1. Research and collaborate with all grantor agencies regarding grant specific regulations, guidelines, federal, state, and local laws to assure district compliance with them.
  1. Travel to, meet with and advise grant implementers and their support staff in grant accounting, finance, and budgeting procedures.
  1. Travel to, meet with and advise Executive Instructional Directors and staff in writing of grants and grant budgets with the goal of maximizing district success in receiving grant awards.
  1. Coordinate and execute month end and grant year-end closing transactions and prepare entries and schedules in accordance with GAAP, governmental accounting standards, and grantor agency requirements.
  1. Prepare quarterly, semi-annual, and year-end reports to granting agencies.
  1. Advise district grant implementers in preparing Supplemental Budgets for the District School Board, answering questions for the Board in the implementer’s absence, prepare reports for District grant implementers.
  1. Research District Board Policies and Procedures, along with Union Agreements, in order to assure that they are being followed in conjunction with grant expenditures.
  1. Monitor all grant cash positions to assure that the district has adequate grant cash flow to meet the needs of the programs.
  1. Compile documentation required for and the filing of Request for Funds to grantors.
  1. Prepare for annual audits by the District’s independent auditors, as well as audits by grantor agencies.
  1. Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • More than two years and up to and including three years of experience in reconciliation, auditing, governmental accounting.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Criminal background check required for hire.
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license.
  •  CPA license preferred at hire, but never required.

TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Analytical skills
  • Interpersonal relations skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Knowledge of district accounting procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Governmental accounting standards, and federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies and building and department procedures.
  • Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and
    educational backgrounds.
  • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE:

  • Operating knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office Software.
  • Operating knowledge of 10 key machine and desktop computer use.
  • Operating knowledge of accounting software preferred at hire; required within 3 months after hire.

JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING

Work is self-directed and assigned by Director of Financial Services. Work is guided by Mesa County Valley School District 51, federal, and state policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and laws.  Requires judgment to produce practical courses of action involving corrections or adjustments within the established procedures.  Decision making requires collaboration with Grantor agencies, Executive Instructional Directors, program coordinators, principals and other school staff, other administrative staff both within and across departments.  Many routine decisions are made independently of any collaboration.  Supervisor is involved only in major decisions.

DIVERSITY OF DUTIES:

Diversity of duties includes good organizational skills with the ability to work with interruptions and manage multiple priorities.  Also must have computer software skills; understanding of a variety of laws including NCLB, Special Ed, and other federal and state laws; public relations skills; ability to work with a variety of individuals; and ability to negotiate with State and other grantor agencies.  Work duties are varied and require use and occasional modification of general guidelines.

The physical demands, work environment factors and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

MENTAL FUNCTIONS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate, use interpersonal skills, compile.  Frequently required to compare, analyze, coordinate, compute, evaluate.    Occasionally required to copy, instruct, synthesize and negotiate.

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Middle School/High School Special Education

Posted by | April 21, 2022 |

Status: Full-Time 

FLSA Classification: Exempt 

Reports To: Head of School  

Annual Contract Days: 192 

American Indian Academy of Denver (AIAD) is an Indigenized STEAM (science, technology,  engineering, arts and math) public school providing rigorous, interactive learning opportunities  for 6-9th grade students.  

We are committed to creating a sustainable environment where students, staff, and parents are  safe, feel they belong, and are actively engaged. All variations within the identities of race, sex,  gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, language, ability, nationality, tribal  affiliation, immigration status, age, and class are honored; each member of the school  community is deeply valued and provided with what they need to be healthy physically, socially,  emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.  

Employment at AIAD means becoming part of a community of caring and driven adults dedicated  to the strengthening of indigenous peoples’ self-determination, mobility and academic excellence  attained through the implementation of Indigenized education. Collaboratively, teachers are  afforded the autonomy to develop and implement lesson plans within AIAD’s integrated STEAM  and ELA/SS curriculum and learning experiences for students and will be provided technical  support in doing so. Teachers are also expected to transcend western educational expectations  of what curriculum should be by ever-increasingly leaning into models of fun, meaningful learning  and identity development that caters to the unique needs that indigenous students have. This can  include decolonized/Indigenized frameworks and pedagogies, land-based learning models, arts based learning, social-emotional and trauma-informed teaching, mindfulness and post-trauma  healing, restorative practices and classroom management, physical activity, traditional language  learning, traditional ecological and ethnobotanical knowledge, oral tradition and storytelling as a  means to ground content in indigenous worldview, etc. Collaboration across disciplines, different  class subject matters, teachers and grades are welcome and encouraged in the interest of  strengthening community and cooperation. Teachers are encouraged to also reach out and build  solidarities with community members who are willing to come into class and share content,  teachings, wisdom, skills and build relationships.  

POSITION SUMMARY  

The Secondary Special Education Moderate Needs Teacher instructs special education students in settings that provide a continuum of services from self-contained instruction to full inclusion in the regular classroom; helps all students develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understanding; monitors, supervises, coordinates and enforces rules of conduct and behavior for assigned students, and reinforces positive student behaviors in accordance with school and District policy; observes, evaluates, reports and records students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health; communicates with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Serves students from all eligible categories. 
  • Teach literacy, math, STEAM, and language skills when necessary during Tier 1 instruction in  these disciplines. 
  • Collaborates and consults with classroom teachers, and other specialists in a problem solving approach to implement the most effective instructional plan for students.
  • Attend house/grade level meetings at least once a month and advocate for student needs. Provides instruction at the large group, small group, and individual level; Plan and complete intellectual prep for co-teaching, push-in and pull-out classes.
  • Complete all IEPs and evaluations before Annual or Triennial deadlines. Collaborates with general education staff for successful inclusion of students.
  • Assists in screening, diagnostic, and progress monitoring assessments. Assists in analyzing student data to determine student profile of needs, and for making instructional placement and instructional focus decisions. 
  • Provides direct instruction to small groups of students at the strategic level of intervention in order to supplement core instruction. 
  • Maintain required administrative records, for example: student attendance, evaluation, report  cards, and student data. 
  • Collaborates with general education staff for the successful inclusion of students; Provide each general education teacher with information regarding each student’s disability and unique needs. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must possess a current Colorado Department of Education Teachers License with endorsement in Special Education Generalist or Special Education Specialist. Previous experience working with young special needs students and their parents preferred
  • Teaches diverse middle school and high school, standards-based curriculum in Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies and Personal Development
  • Has minimum of 3 years of experience working in a public-school setting. Experience and demonstrated success in increasing student achievement. Experience or training in evidence based interventions; 
  • Provides screening, diagnostic, and progress monitoring assessments. Assists in analyzing student data to determine student profile of needs, and for making instructional placement and instructional focus decisions; 
  • Has experience developing and implementing differentiated curriculum and learning  objectives for a wide range of learners; 
  • Has experience and/or strong understanding of how to design culturally competent learning  experiences.

STRONGLY PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND DISPOSITIONS: 

  • Loves teaching middle/high schoolers; 
  • Demonstrate a deep commitment to decolonized mindsets and practices; 
  • Has experience in project-based, problem-based learning experiences using integrated  approaches; 
  • Has experience with cooperative learning techniques to enhance collaboration skills among  students; 
  • Possess collaborative skills and a willingness to work with colleagues in a Professional  Learning Community; 
  • Possess desire to learn and grow, and is open to feedback from instructional leaders and  colleagues; 
  • Possess deep understanding of what it means to live as part of a marginalized group of  people; 
  • Possess great relationship skills and high emotional intelligence; 
  • Demonstrate willingness to be involved in community activities and events outside of typical  school hours. 
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Middle School/High School Math Teacher

Posted by | April 21, 2022 |

Status: Full-Time 

FLSA Classification: Exempt 

Reports To: Head of School 

Annual Contract Days: 192 Days 

American Indian Academy of Denver (AIAD) is an Indigenized STEAM (science, technology,  engineering, arts and math) public school providing rigorous, interactive learning opportunities  for 6-9th grade students.  

We are committed to creating a sustainable environment where students, staff, and parents are  safe, feel they belong, and are actively engaged. All variations within the identities of race, sex,  gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, language, ability, nationality, tribal  affiliation, immigration status, age, and class are honored; each member of the school  community is deeply valued and provided with what they need to be healthy physically, socially,  emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.  

Employment at AIAD means becoming part of a community of caring and driven adults dedicated  to the strengthening of indigenous peoples’ self-determination, mobility and academic excellence  attained through the implementation of Indigenized education. Collaboratively, teachers are  afforded the autonomy to develop and implement lesson plans within AIAD’s integrated STEAM  and ELA/SS curriculum and learning experiences for students and will be provided technical  support in doing so. Teachers are also expected to transcend western educational expectations  of what curriculum should be by ever-increasingly leaning into models of fun, meaningful learning  and identity development that caters to the unique needs that indigenous students have. This can  include decolonized/Indigenized frameworks and pedagogies, land-based learning models, arts based learning, social-emotional and trauma-informed teaching, mindfulness and post-trauma  healing, restorative practices and classroom management, physical activity, traditional language  learning, traditional ecological and ethnobotanical knowledge, oral tradition and storytelling as a  means to ground content in indigenous worldview, etc. Collaboration across disciplines, different  class subject matters, teachers and grades are welcome and encouraged in the interest of  strengthening community and cooperation. Teachers are encouraged to also reach out and build  solidarities with community members who are willing to come into class and share content,  teachings, wisdom, skills and build relationships.  

POSITION SUMMARY  

The AIAD Math teacher will be responsible for preparing math lessons for all four grade levels.  You will teach one section each of 7th, 8th, & 9th grade math (the other two STEAM teachers will  teach other 6th & 7th grade sections), building each student’s foundation of math using a variety  

of instructional methods nested in culturally competent approaches, student-led discussions,  group learning strategies and differentiated learning modifications/extension that promote  academic achievement for all students. This position will also be responsible for facilitating a  Gifted & Talented class. 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Prepare lessons for all four grade levels; 
  • Implement a Tier 1 (stand-alone) math curriculum for 7th, 8th, 9th grade students (one section  each); 
  • Facilitate one section of Gifted & Talented course; 
  • Collaborate with colleagues to implement math interventions and extensions; 
  • Use strength-based restorative classroom practices that foster resiliency and success for  students; 
  • Participate in weekly professional development through a student-centered professional  learning community format; 
  • Develop strong relationships with parents and students, creating investment in school culture  and academics; 
  • Work collaboratively with partner teachers and staff to create consistent structures and  systems; 
  • Maintain records for such things as student attendance, evaluation, report cards, and other  documents; 
  • Implement Individualized Education Plan (IEP), monitor and report on students’ progress  toward their academic and career readiness goals, as noted in their IEP as aligned with the  instructor’s content area. 

REQUIRED PREPARATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Possess Colorado Teaching Licensure and/or endorsements in the subject areas that s/he will  teach and/or hold at least a BA or higher in a relevant subject area; 
  • Possess at least Year-One English Language Acquisition (ELA) qualification or is willing to  acquire this qualification within one year of hire; 
  • Has minimum of 2 years classroom experience; 
  • Has remote teaching experience and demonstrates effective remote teaching strategies; 
  • Possess strong content knowledge, particularly around pre-Algebra, Algebra and Pre Calculus; 
  • Has experience developing and implementing differentiated curriculum and learning  objectives for a wide range of learners; 
  • Has experience and/or strong understanding of how to design culturally competent learning  experiences; 
  • Has experience integrating technology, art/design into instruction and student learning  experiences;
  • Possess deep understanding of what it means to live as part of a marginalized group of  people 
  • Possess great relationship skills and high emotional intelligence. 

STRONGLY PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND DISPOSITIONS: 

  • Loves teaching middle/high schoolers; 
  • Demonstrate a deep commitment to decolonized mindsets and practices; 
  • Has experience in project-based, problem-based learning experiences using integrated  approaches; 
  • Has experience with cooperative learning techniques to enhance collaboration skills among  students; 
  • Possess collaborative skills and a willingness to work with colleagues in a Professional  Learning Community; 
  • Possess desire to learn and grow, and is open to feedback from instructional leaders and  colleagues; 
  • Demonstrate willingness to be involved in community activities and events outside of typical  school hours. 
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Literacy Coach

Posted by | April 20, 2022 |

Meeker School District is seeking professionals to fill the role of a Literacy Coach, whose responsibility is to oversee and implement literacy performance of readers in general or struggling readers in K-3 grades. The Literacy Coach in this role works closely with external facilitators, Principal, and other relevant school/district administrators, teachers, and parents to accomplish the school district’s literacy goals. This individual will not have direct classroom duties but will work alongside teachers to ensure students develop skills necessary to become proficient readers.

Meeker School District has an approximate enrollment of 720 students in grades Pre-K through Twelve. The Elementary School has approximately 340 students preschool-5th. We are seeking an individual who has the understanding of the intellectual, social, and emotional needs of the elementary school student. Professional involvement beyond the local level and successful teaching experience are desirable. The Meeker Re-1 School District is seeking an enthusiastic person who wants to join a staff committed to “Excellence in all we do”.

Date Available: Position begins August 1, 2022

Job Functions/Qualifications:

  • Displays, at all times, acceptable professional and ethical standards including, but not limited to:  confidentiality, courtesy, cooperation and positive attitude, reliability/punctuality, timeliness in respect to deadlines, respectfulness toward others
  • Professional Development:
    • Provide resources and training to school staff on scientifically based reading research and evidence-based practices;
  • Assessment:
    • Lead and coordinate the school leadership team: Help administer the literacy assessments for screening, progress monitoring, diagnostic, and outcomes
  • Curriculum and Instruction:
    • Use available guidance for reviewing core, supplemental, and intensive intervention materials under consideration for purchase for evidence of alignment with the literacy project
  • School Liaison:
    • Meet regularly with the Principal, Coordinator of Academics, external facilitator, and others to assess the progress of the implementation of the Early Literacy Grant project and to modify elements as necessary
  • Assists with planning on an as-needed basis for structures including, but not limited to:
    • RTI/MTSS
    • ICAP
    • 504
    • ALP
    • Standardized assessments
  • Masters in reading, education, special education, or related field
  • Three to five years prior K-5 teaching experience, K-3 preferred; preference for individuals with experience in varied positions, including reading teacher and classroom teacher
  • Valid state teacher certification with documented READ Act training
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned. To view the full Job Description, click HERE.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary negotiable based upon qualifications and experience
  • Current salary schedule can be found here: MSD 21/22 Salary Schedule
  • Fully paid health, dental and life insurance for the employee and $119 towards dependent health coverage.
  • Colorado Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) member account with employer contribution of 21.4%.
  • 11 personal/sick days
  • Probationary Contract for 3 years
  • Coaching opportunities at the Middle and High School.
  • Reimbursement of moving expenses; up to $1,000 for in-state moves, and up to $2,000 for out-of-state moves.

Timeline: Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until June 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm. MST.

The Meeker School District Re-1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The educational programs, activities and employment opportunities offered by Meeker School District RE-1 are offered without regard to race, color, sex (which includes marital status), sexual orientation (which includes transgender), religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, disability or need for special education services.  Inquiries regarding alleged unlawful discrimination or harassment should be directed to the Meeker School District superintendent, 555 Garfield, PO Box 1089, Meeker, CO 81641, Phone (970) 878-9040; or to The Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1961 Stout Street, Third Floor, Denver, CO 80294, Phone (303) 844-2991.

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Social Emotional Learning Coordinator

Posted by | April 20, 2022 |

Meeker School District is seeking individuals with the ability to coordinate social/emotional learning curriculum and instruction for student preschool through 12th grade.

Meeker School District has an approximate enrollment of 720 students in grades Pre-K through Twelve. We are seeking an individual who has the understanding of the intellectual, social, and emotional needs of the middle school student. Professional involvement beyond the local level and successful teaching experience are desirable. The Meeker Re-1 School District is seeking an enthusiastic person who wants to join a staff committed to “Excellence in all we do”.

Date Available: Position begins August 1, 2022

Job Functions/Qualifications:

  • Displays, at all times, acceptable professional and ethical standards including, but not limited to:  confidentiality, courtesy, cooperation and positive attitude, reliability/punctuality, timeliness in respect to deadlines, respectfulness toward others
  • Provides direct social/emotional learning instruction to students in preschool through 12th grade
  • Aids in the selection and effectiveness review of social/emotional learning curriculum
  • Plans and delivers professional development for educational staff to address student’s basic social/emotional learning needs
  • Assists with planning on an as-needed basis for structures including, but not limited to:
    1. RTI/MTSS
    2. ICAP
    3. 504
    4. ALP
    5. Standardized assessments
  • Assists in arranging for tutors and/or summer school opportunities.
  • A valid license as a school counselor, school psychologist, classroom teacher or working toward a valid license, OR
  • Demonstrated professional effectiveness in a setting where the aforementioned essential job functions were necessary
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as district administration and the school board may find appropriate and acceptable
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned. To view the full Job Description, click HERE.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary negotiable based upon qualifications and experience
  • Current salary schedule can be found here: MSD 21/22 Salary Schedule
  • Fully paid health, dental and life insurance for the employee and $119 towards dependent health coverage.
  • Colorado Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) member account with employer contribution of 21.4%.
  • 11 personal/sick days
  • Probationary Contract for 3 years
  • Coaching opportunities at the Middle and High School.
  • Reimbursement of moving expenses; up to $1,000 for in-state moves, and up to $2,000 for out-of-state moves.

Timeline: Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until June 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm. MST.

The Meeker School District Re-1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The educational programs, activities and employment opportunities offered by Meeker School District RE-1 are offered without regard to race, color, sex (which includes marital status), sexual orientation (which includes transgender), religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, disability or need for special education services.  Inquiries regarding alleged unlawful discrimination or harassment should be directed to the Meeker School District superintendent, 555 Garfield, PO Box 1089, Meeker, CO 81641, Phone (970) 878-9040; or to The Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1961 Stout Street, Third Floor, Denver, CO 80294, Phone (303) 844-2991.

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Middle School Science

Posted by | April 20, 2022 |

Status: Full-Time
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Reports To: Principal
Annual Contract Days: 190
American Indian Academy of Denver (AIAD) is an Indigenized STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) public providing rigorous, interactive learning opportunities for 6-10th grade students. We are committed to creating a sustainable environment where students, staff, and parents are safe, feel they belong, and are actively engaged. All variations within the identities of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, language, ability, nationality, tribal affiliation, immigration status, age, and class are honored; each member of the school community is deeply valued and provided with what they need to be healthy physically, socially, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.

Employment at AIAD means becoming part of a community of caring and driven adults dedicated to the strengthening of indigenous peoples’ self-determination, mobility and academic excellence attained through the implementation of Indigenized education. Collaboratively, teachers are afforded the autonomy to develop and implement lesson plans within AIAD’s integrated STEAM and ELA/SS curriculum and learning experiences for students and will be provided technical support in doing so. Teachers are also expected to transcend western educational expectations of what curriculum should be by ever-increasingly leaning into models of fun, meaningful learning and identity development that caters to the unique needs that indigenous students have. This can include decolonized/Indigenized frameworks and pedagogies, land-based learning models, arts based learning, social-emotional and trauma-informed teaching, mindfulness and post-trauma healing, restorative practices and classroom management, physical activity, traditional language learning, traditional ecological and ethnobotanical knowledge, oral tradition and storytelling as a means to ground content in indigenous worldview, etc. Collaboration across disciplines, different class subject matters, teachers and grades are welcome and encouraged in the interest of strengthening community and cooperation. Teachers are encouraged to also reach out and build solidarities with community members who are willing to come into class and share content, teachings, wisdom, skills and build relationships.

POSITION SUMMARY
AIAD teachers create and implement relevant and meaningful curriculum through innovative teaching methods. AIAD STEAM (Science/Math) teachers will be responsible for building each student’s foundation of science and math using a variety of instructional methods nested in culturally competent approaches, including land-based, project-based and problem-based learning as well as collaborative student-led discussions, group learning strategies and differentiated learning modifications/extension that promote academic achievement for all students. Middle school STEAM teachers may also teach at least one section of either 6th or 7th grade math.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Deliver culturally competent, rigorous Tier 1 instruction in middle school math and science via AIAD’s STEAM curriculum in a block schedule format;
● Implement a Tier 1 (stand-alone) math curriculum for middle school students;
● May teach one elective course;
●Use strength-based restorative classroom practices that foster resiliency and success for
students;
●Collaborate with colleagues to develop middle school STEAM lesson plans and learning
activities that fit within AIAD’s STEAM curriculum;
● Participate in weekly professional development through a student-centered professional
learning community format;
● Develop strong relationships with parents and students, creating investment in school culture and academics;
● Work collaboratively with partner teachers and staff (fellow Humanities teacher, STEAM
teacher, Lakota/Dineh Culture & Language teachers and school staff) to create consistent
structures and systems;
● Maintain records for such things as student attendance, evaluation, report cards, and other documents;
● Implement Individualized Education Plan (IEP), monitor and report on students’ progress toward their academic and career readiness goals, as noted in their IEP as aligned with the instructor’s content area.

REQUIRED PREPARATION AND EXPERIENCE:
● Possess Colorado Teaching Licensure and/or endorsements in the subject areas that s/he will teach and/or hold at least a BA or higher in a relevant subject area;
● Possess at least Year-One English Language Acquisition (ELA) qualification or is willing to acquire this qualification within one year of hire;
● Has minimum of 2 years classroom experience;
● Possess strong content knowledge, particularly around pre-Algebra, Algebra, Physics, Earth Science, and Biology;
● Has experience developing and implementing differentiated curriculum and learning
objectives for a wide range of learners;
● Has experience and/or strong understanding of how to design culturally competent learning experiences;
● Has experience integrating technology, art/design into instruction and student learning
experiences;
● Possess deep understanding of what it means to live as part of a marginalized group of
people;
● Possess great relationship skills and high emotional intelligence.

STRONGLY PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND DISPOSITIONS:
● Loves teaching middle/high schoolers;
● Demonstrate a deep commitment to decolonized mindsets and practices;
● Has experience in project-based, problem-based learning experiences using integrated
approaches;
● Has experience with cooperative learning techniques to enhance collaboration skills among students;
● Possess collaborative skills and a willingness to work with colleagues in a Professional
Learning Community;
● Possess desire to learn and grow, and is open to feedback from instructional leaders and
colleagues;
● Demonstrate willingness to be involved in community activities and events outside of typical school hours.

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Humanities (English Language Arts/Social Studies)

Posted by | April 20, 2022 |

POSITION SUMMARY  

AIAD teachers create and implement relevant and meaningful curriculum through innovative  teaching methods. AIAD Humanities (English Language Arts/Social Studies) teachers will be  responsible for building each student’s foundation for English Language Arts and Social Studies using a variety of instructional methods nested in culturally competent approaches, including  land-based, project-based and problem-based learning as well as collaborative student-led  discussions, group learning strategies and differentiated learning modifications/extension that  promote academic achievement for all students. 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Deliver culturally competent, rigorous Tier 1 instruction in middle school and/or 9th grade Humanities via AIAD’s integrated English Language Arts/Social Studies curriculum in a block  schedule format; 
  • Conduct Tier 2 reading and writing interventions; 
  • Teach at least one elective course; 
  • Use strength-based restorative classroom practices that foster resiliency and success for  students; 
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop middle school and/or 9th grade Humanities lesson  plans and learning activities that fit within AIAD’s integrated curriculum; 
  • Participate in weekly professional development through a student-centered professional  learning community format; 
  • Develop strong relationships with parents and students, creating investment in school culture  and academics; 
  • Work collaboratively with partner teachers and staff (fellow Humanities teacher, STEAM  teacher, Lakota/Dineh Culture & Language teachers and school staff) to create consistent  structures and systems; 
  • Maintain required administrative records, for example: student attendance, evaluation, report  cards, and student data; 
  • Implement Individualized Education Plan (IEP), monitor and report on students’ progress  toward their academic and career readiness goals, as noted in their IEP as aligned with the  instructor’s content area. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Possess Colorado Teaching Licensure and/or endorsements in the subject areas that s/he will  teach and/or hold at least a BA or higher in a relevant subject area; 
  • Possess at least Year-One English Language Acquisition (ELA) qualification or is willing to  acquire this qualification within one year of hire; 
  • Has minimum of 2 years classroom experience; 
  • Has strong content knowledge in literacy and History/Social Studies, especially as it pertains  to reading, writing, speaking, and listening across the subject areas of History, Social Studies,  and other Humanities subjects; 
  • Has experience developing and implementing differentiated curriculum and learning  objectives for a wide range of learners; 
  • Has experience and/or strong understanding of how to design culturally competent learning  experiences;
  • Has experience integrating technology and artistic expression into instruction and student  learning experiences; 
  • Possess deep understanding of what it means to live as part of a marginalized group of  people; 
  • Possess great relationship skills and high emotional intelligence. 

STRONGLY PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND DISPOSITIONS: 

  • Loves teaching middle/high schoolers; 
  • Demonstrate a deep commitment to decolonized mindsets and practices; 
  • Has experience in project-based, problem-based learning experiences using integrated  approaches; 
  • Has experience with cooperative learning techniques to enhance collaboration skills among  students; 
  • Possess collaborative skills and a willingness to work with colleagues in a Professional  Learning Community; 
  • Possess desire to learn and grow, and is open to feedback from instructional leaders and  colleagues; 
  • Demonstrate willingness to be involved in community activities and events outside of typical  school hours. 
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Executive Director, Curriculum & Instruction

Posted by | April 20, 2022 |

Licensed Administrative/Professional Technical

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Wkly 30% Directs the development, implementation, evaluation and ongoing improvement of district curricular implementation to ensure alignment between: Colorado Academic Standards (including the measurement of student performance on prioritized standards); summative, interim and formative assessments; curricular resources; professional learning for teachers and leaders; coordinate processes for the selection and development of curriculum; ensure accordance with district policies related to curriculum and instruction; and manage teams and processes related to these responsibilities. Partner with the Executive Director of School Performance and Executive Director of Student Success to ensure implementation and execution of the instructional core; and supervise the identified Program and Division of Equity in Learning Directors to ensure effective implementation of all district curricula at the classroom and school levels.
Wkly 20% Create and engage vision, mission and purpose-driven teams, supervise Program and Division of Equity in Learning Directors and ensure overall effective implementation of evaluation and professional development for all members of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, including those in the following departments:, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education, Early Childhood Education, Learning Resources, Professional Learning and Assessment Literacy and Instruction.
Wkly 15% Ensure the effective implementation of identified district and division priorities associated with departments in Curriculum and Instruction, including but not limited to: standards-based grade level instruction; equity themes and culturally responsive educational practices; development of teacher leadership; curricular resource selection, development, implementation, and measurement of effectiveness; interim assessment implementation; APS strategic plan; and Colorado Essential Skills implementation. Priorities and initiatives will change over time as a result of ongoing implementation efforts.
Wkly 10% Monitor school and district data to determine trends; develop and implements effective strategies for meeting and exceeding state and national student achievement goals
Wkly 10% Team and collaborate with other leaders in the Division of Equity in Learning including: Executive Director of School Performance, Executive Director of Student Success, Directors of Student Services, Leadership Development, College and Career Success, and P-20 Learning Communities to ensure effective implementation and facilitation of the cross-functionally designed priorities through the division.
Wkly 5% Facilitate communication between and represent APS interests in state curriculum groups, Colorado Department of Education, Department of Higher Education and other agencies and partners including federal, state, and local regulations related to early childhood school readiness, special education, and English language acquisition.
Wkly 3% Support content and programmatic grant development and implementation of and monitoring of programs to measure effectiveness and fidelity to proposals.
Wkly 3% In partnership with the Chief Academic Officer, Executive Director of School Performance, and Executive Director of Student Success, develops and monitors the District Unified Improvement Plan.
Wkly 2% Develop, administer, monitor and evaluate associated district policies and departmental budgets.
Yrly 2% Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Aurora Public Schools – Job Description – Executive Director, Curriculum and Instruction
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Principal

Posted by | April 20, 2022 |

Licensed Administrative/Professional Technical

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Daily 50% Serve as an instructional leader by coordinating the development of and monitoring the implementation of the unified improvement plan in accordance with the district mission.
Mnthly 20% Hire supervise and evaluate all staff.
Daily 10% Develop and monitor all members of the staff to build their capacity to meet the learning needs of the students by monitoring achievement toward meeting Unified Improvement Plan goals.
Wkly 8% Develop, implement and evaluate an embedded collaborative professional learning model which focuses on improving instructional practices and increasing student achievement.
Wkly 2% Use data to analyze and plan for differentiated support for staff and students.
Wkly 2% Monitor, implement, and support Board policies; state and federal statutes and regulations to include attending special education staffing, Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings; and the Master Agreement.
Mnthly 2% Develop and implement a school wide plan to ensure the safety of students and staff in accordance with established district policies and procedures.
Wkly 2% Perform a wide range of managerial responsibilities including, but not limited to: staffing, scheduling, budget, technology, and facilities.
Daily 2% Communicate and collaborate with families and community members, respond to diverse community interest and needs and mobilize community resources.
Daily 2% Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Aurora Public Schools – Job Description – Principal, Elementary School
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Meeker Elementary School Principal

Posted by | April 19, 2022 |

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Barone Middle School Teacher

Posted by | April 19, 2022 |

Barone Middle School is seeking individuals with the ability to teach 6th, 7th and 8th grades. The District prefers a person with strong knowledge and understanding of standards-based education, with a willingness to work, or successful experience in a collaborative culture dedicated to using data to drive instruction, differentiation, and student learning.

Meeker School District has an approximate enrollment of 720 students in grades Pre-K through Twelve. The Middle School has approximately 170 students grades 6-8. We are seeking an individual who has the understanding of the intellectual, social, and emotional needs of the middle school student. Professional involvement beyond the local level and successful teaching experience are desirable. The Meeker Re-1 School District is seeking an enthusiastic person who wants to join a staff committed to “Excellence in all we do”.

Job Functions/Qualifications:

  • Models ethical standards, continual growth, collaborative work, and care and concern for students, materials, and facilities.
  • The Classroom teacher demonstrates effective classroom management strategies.
  • The classroom teacher will use state and district standards to drive the design of standards-based assessment, planning and instruction.
  • The classroom teacher demonstrates effective and appropriate communication skills.
  • The teacher must be appropriately certified and/or licensed as a teacher in the State of Colorado as provided by law.
  • Licensed staff must be qualified for the area or grade level in which they perform, meeting Colorado Department of Education accreditation standards.
  • Demonstrate effective problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of curriculum, assessment, models of instruction.
  • Other job duties as assigned. To view the full Job Description, click HERE.
  • The District is willing to consider candidates for an Alternative Licensure Program.

The alternative teacher pathway allows districts to hire candidates with specific content knowledge and who hold an undergraduate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education to teach while completing the necessary teacher training based on the Colorado Teacher Quality Standards. Alternative teacher preparation programs vary in length from 1 year to 2 years (though special education generalist candidates may take a third year, if necessary). While serving as a teacher, alternative candidates put what they learn into practice immediately. Anyone who meets this criteria and is interested in teaching should contact the school district.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary negotiable based upon qualifications and experience
  • Current salary schedule can be found here: MSD 21/22 Salary Schedule
  • Fully paid health, dental and life insurance for the employee and $119 towards dependent health coverage.
  • Colorado Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) member account with employer contribution of 21.4%.
  • 11 personal/sick days
  • Probationary Contract for 3 years
  • Coaching opportunities at the Middle and High School.
  • Reimbursement of moving expenses; up to $1,000 for in-state moves, and up to $2,000 for out-of-state moves.
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Barone Middle School Principal

Posted by | April 19, 2022 |

Meeker School District is seeking qualified individuals for a Principal at the Barone Middle School. The Principal is responsible for the administrative operations of the school as well as the instructional leadership, individual guidance and the school-wide facilitation of improving instructional effectiveness that will help lead to increased student achievement.  The principal is also responsible for: supervision of staff in the building; overseeing professional development activities and district curricular programs; working effectively with community and parent patrons; ensuring effective building operations and maintenance, managing student activities and student discipline; developing school policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Board of Education and Federal policies.

Date Available: Position begins July 1, 2022

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and maintain a school mission and vision that is consistent with the mission and vision of the District.
  • Provide instructional leadership for all staff that maximizes achievement for all students.
  • Oversee the implementation of all District curriculums.
  • Supervise all instructional staff in meeting district and state academic standards.
  • Regularly observe each teacher in the school to assess performance and to gather information that will lead to instructional improvement.
  • Select, assign, supervise and evaluate classified and certified staff as provided by District policy and monitor the distribution of evaluation scores within the school.
  • Provide leadership to initiate and maintain the involvement of the community and the parents in the learning processes at the school and encourage and support the activities of a parent-school group.
  • Please click on the following link for a complete job description:  Principal Job Description

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Possess Colorado Initial or Professional Principal License (or be eligible for the equivalent, or enrollment in Alternative Principal Program, to include state approved Teacher Evaluator Training).
  • Relevant prior experience, including 3 years of successful teaching, administrative or equivalent leadership experience. 
  • Preferred Master’s Degree or higher with a focus on education.
  • Evidence of successful leadership experience in either elementary or secondary education and in a rural or small school setting.  
  • Ability to communicate, organize, and promote an effective building level discipline and attendance program.  
  • Demonstrate effective problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of curriculum, assessment, models of instruction.
  • Knowledge of Special Education and English Language Acquisition regulations and strategies for services.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education and superintendent of schools may find appropriate and acceptable

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary negotiable based upon qualifications and experience.The current principal salary schedule can be found at:  MSD 21-22 Principal Salary Schedule
  • Fully paid health, dental and life insurance for employee and $119 towards dependent health coverage.
  • Colorado Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) member account with employer contribution rate of 21.4%
  • 12 personal/sick days
  • Reimbursement of moving expenses, up to $1,000 for in-state moves, and up to $2,000 for out-of-state moves.
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Assistant Principal of Instruction (K-2nd)

Posted by | April 18, 2022 |

Who We Seek

If you are someone who is mission-driven, humble in your reflections about your practice, smart in the ways you approach data and are results-oriented, we’d love to see you apply.

During the 2022-2023 school year, RMP is driving after five big goals:

1. Kindergarten through second-grade students will grow, on average, 1.5 years in math and reading.

2.Students receiving interventions will, on average, grow 2 years in reading.

3. Third- through fifth-grade students taking CMAS will score an average of 45% on track for the next grade level with 10% scoring exceeds expectations.

4. Average Daily Attendance at each RMP school will be at least 96%.

5. At least 90% of students who start at RMP, stay at RMP. (We call this the Persistence Goal.)

 

Each member of the organization plays a part in achieving these goals. School-based staff members will work towards 2 or 3 metrics that are aligned to both their individual roles AND the Big 5.

As an Assistant Principal of Instruction, you will be held accountable for two academic goals and one operational goal (ie attendance or persistence) . Learn more about how you’ll drive these goals in the list below.
Role Mission:  Assistant Principals of Instruction (APIs) are instructional leaders who manage, coach and develop the teachers at their school.  APIs will monitor academic progress to ensure students are accessing appropriate grade-level content, and provide teachers the proper support and professional development they need to become strong educators.
In this role, you will:
  • Lead instructional staff to achieve measurable and ambitious results that improve their teaching quickly and measurably by conducting daily observations, real-time coaching, data analysis, and mid-year and end-of-year effective evaluations.
  • Supervise the implementation of RMP curricula and assessments to meet our “Big Five” academic goals.
  • Build and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students and families built on trust, understanding, and respect for the communities in which they identify.
  • Support school wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment.
  • Participate in weekly manager check-ins, grade level meetings, before and after school duties and school wide meetings and functions.
  • Participate in summer and year-long school-based professional development sessions.
  • Perform other duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least 3 years of full-time teaching experience
  • At least 2 years of full-time teacher leadership or administrative experience
  • Proven track record of achieving success in the K-12 setting
  • Be able to provide an official transcript demonstrating graduation from an undergraduate institution
  • Pass a background check
  • Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States

Preferred

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience managing/coaching others
Salary & Benefits
  • The salary range for this position is $72,000 – 80,500 and is commensurate with skills and experience.
  • This role is also eligible for a performance bonus up to 15% (5% per metric met) based on individual and organizational performance and goal attainment.
  • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability Insurance (RMP covers short term disability coverage at no cost to the employee. Staff members can also select optional long-term coverage.)
  • Life Insurance (optional up to $100k – additional options through PERA)
  • Retirement (PERA 401k – RMP does not match contributions at this time)
  • Paid-Time-Off (Personal/Sick leave)
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Special Education Teacher 22/23 School Year

Posted by | April 18, 2022 |

Flagstaff Academy

Special Education Teacher

 

Position

Flagstaff Academy seeks a full time Special Education teacher with the appropriate credentials to work with our school’s Special Education students and team for the 2022-2023 School Year.

 

Qualifications sought

We seek a talented special educator who can inspire students, teachers, and families.  The successful candidate is expected to deliver dynamic educational experiences working with students having a variety of disabilities.

 

Specifically, we seek an educator with:

  • The ability to plan and deliver lessons for identified learning disabilities,
  • Experience working with high functioning autism and emotional disabilities,
  • The ability to implement a social skills curriculum and facilitate groups, 
  • The ability to work collaboratively,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Effective instructional delivery techniques, 
  • Ability to develop quality IEPs and behavior plans,  
  • Ability to complete required paperwork within required timelines, 
  • A willingness to work closely with families, and
  • Credentials as a highly qualified teacher in Colorado.

 

The candidate’s pedagogy should be student-centered and practiced in differentiated instruction with a particular focus on the teaching of language arts through investigation and inquiry.

 

 Job Skills and Qualifications:

  1. Current Colorado teaching license
  2. Ability to interpret and communicate student data
  3. Strong systems orientation and commitment to follow-through
  4. Experience working with middle school students
  5. Three years teaching experience preferred

 

Who We Are:

Flagstaff is a PreK-8 public charter school with an onsite pre-school.  In operation since 2005, Flagstaff Academy is now in its 17th year of operation. In 2005-2006, we had 216 students and 23 faculty and staff. Currently, we have approximately 850 students and 95 faculty and staff (300% student growth). As a semi-autonomous school of choice, Flagstaff Academy is operated by a board of directors made up of parents and other community members.  We are governed by a contract between the members of the charter school community and the local school district. Charter schools in Colorado enjoy more flexibility than district public schools and are held accountable to the Colorado Department of Education and their authorizer.  For Flagstaff Academy, this is the St. Vrain Valley School District. 

 

Mission

Our mission is to develop students who are equipped to be well-rounded, ethical leaders in the world community with a foundation based on science and technology.

 

Flagstaff Academy’s Guiding Principles

  • Provide a K-8 Core Knowledge-based education with a science and technology focus that challenges students to achieve their academic potential
  • Supply opportunities for scientific and technological exploration while encouraging an appreciation of the arts
  • Pursue excellence in every student and employee
  • Promote, value, and recognize academic achievement and creativity
  • Welcome an academically diverse student population
  • Respect the individual, classroom, school, community, and world

 

About Flagstaff Academy Charter School

Flagstaff Academy has gained a regional reputation for academic excellence and innovation, with a focus on science and technology. Flagstaff Academy consistently outperforms students in the State of Colorado and the surrounding school districts. In 2019, Flagstaff Academy’s middle school was the first public charter school to be named a Colorado Trailblazer and National School to Watch. Flagstaff Academy’s Special Education Department has been recognized as an Exceptional Charter School by the National Association of Special Education Teachers for the last three years. In 2014, Flagstaff Academy’s Middle School was ranked #1 in the State of Colorado by Colorado School Grades.com, using School Performance Framework data. Our preschool is the only Level 5 rated preschool in the Colorado Shines program in Boulder County. The educational philosophies center on Core Knowledge while supporting national and state standards and contextual teaching/learning. Our curriculum leverages ability grouping and encompasses problem based learning, collaborative/cooperative learning, project based learning, and work based learning. Flagstaff Academy cultivates a strong school culture centered around Core Virtues and Restorative Principles. We boast a qualified staff and low turnover of our professional faculty. Our students go on to the highest echelon of public and private high schools in the area.

 

Flagstaff Academy’s mission supporting science and technology is visible throughout the building. Every classroom has a 70” interactive touchscreen display that connects students to rich Core Knowledge content. The middle school is a 1:1 Google Chromebook program where every student is issued a Chromebook to take home throughout their Flagstaff Academy career. In addition, Flagstaff Academy has over 320 additional Chromebooks for use throughout the school to enable any classroom to become an instant computer lab when needed. Flagstaff Academy’s K-8 technology program includes computer literacy, engineering, robotics, cybersecurity, and computer programming. Flagstaff Academy has a dedicated elementary science lab that supplements the Core Knowledge sequence. The middle school science program hosts robust science electives such as Advanced Labs, Forensics, Mythbusters, and Food Science. Our students routinely place highly at the Corden-Pharma Regional STEM Fair.

 

Employees, volunteers, and consultants at Flagstaff Academy work together to fulfill the Flagstaff Academy Mission, and are expected to follow all Flagstaff Academy policies and procedures.  The following description provides an overview of the responsibilities and accountability for this position. Flagstaff Academy employs professionals with a strong commitment to educational excellence, creating a fulfilling and caring environment which contributes to successful outcomes for our students.

 

Pay Range-

Pay for this position is according to the Teacher Salary Scale on our Employment Page at https://www.flagstaffacademy.org/apps/pages/about-us-employment

 

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Preschool Director

Posted by | April 15, 2022 |

Position Description

 

Flagstaff Academy, a PreK-8 charter school in Longmont, Colorado invites applications for the position of Preschool Director. The Preschool Director is a distinguished educator who will lead the school’s private preschool and full day wraparound program. The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated experience in achieving excellence in early childhood learning, preschool teaching, state licensing compliance, and student and parent engagement. 

 

Who We Are:

 

Flagstaff is a PreK-8 public charter school with an onsite private pre-school.  In operation since 2005, Flagstaff Academy is now in its 17th year of operation. In 2005-2006, we had 216 students and 23 faculty and staff. Currently, we have approximately 850 students and 95 faculty and staff (300% student growth). As a semi-autonomous school of choice, Flagstaff Academy is operated by a board of directors made up of parents and other community members.  We are governed by a contract between the members of the charter school community and the local school district. Charter schools in Colorado enjoy more flexibility than district public schools and are held accountable to the Colorado Department of Education and their authorizer.  For Flagstaff Academy, this is the St. Vrain Valley School District.

 

Mission

Our mission is to develop students who are equipped to be well-rounded, ethical leaders in the world community with a foundation based on science and technology.

 

Flagstaff Academy’s Guiding Principles

  • Provide a PK-8 Core Knowledge-based education with a science and technology focus that challenges students to achieve their academic potential
  • Supply opportunities for scientific and technological exploration while encouraging an appreciation of the arts
  • Pursue excellence in every student and employee
  • Promote, value, and recognize academic achievement and creativity
  • Welcome an academically diverse student population
  • Respect the individual, classroom, school, community, and world

Position Summary

The Preschool Director is the primary person responsible for the daily operation of the center. The Preschool Director is the key contact for staff, families and governmental agencies. The Preschool Director coordinates schedules, classroom planning, training, supplies, etc. The Preschool Director provides the Executive Principal, Executive Director, and Board of Directors with information needed to keep the preschool operating in accordance with the Colorado Department of Human Services and the school’s vision. The Preschool Director also assists the Preschool Teacher with instruction as needed. The Preschool Director reports to the Executive Principal.

 

We are seeking a Preschool Director who:

  • Possesses excellent people skills, presents a positive image of the school and will listen to input and make a decision when necessary
  • Inspires trust, has high levels of self-confidence and optimism, and models high standards of integrity and personal performance
  • Is a strong communicator; speaking, listening and writing
  • Oversees the preschool program operations, strategy, and growth.
  • Knows and understands Colorado child care licensing rules and regulations.
  • Participates in the supervision process of preschool staff as well as teaching as needed.
  • Prepares the preschool for upcoming changes to state-funded universal preschool in 2023

 

Overview of Position

RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

  1. Leadership
    1. Develop, evaluate, and lead direct reports in their role as leaders in the building.
    2. Execute the Strategic Plan with the Executive Director by focusing on student success and growth of the Preschool program.
    3. Cultivate opportunities to showcase Flagstaff Academy by attending and presenting to local, state, regional, and national professional educational organizations. Establish Flagstaff as an academic leader by staying current with academic developments and trends.
    4. Representing Flagstaff Academy in a positive light in the community, student recruiting, and marketing.

 

  1. Relationship Building
    1. Represent school by planning or attending outside activities such as District or state meetings, student recruitment events and community functions.
    2. Role model building relationships with staff by supporting, recognizing, motivating, team building, networking, problem solving, and delegating.
    3. Support parents and relationships between families, students, the PTO, and the school.
    4. Facilitate new enrollments, orientations, and act as a positive family liaison.
    5. Conduct and/or assist with parent-teacher conferences.

 

  1. Management
    1. Supervise, coach, and evaluate preschool teacher(s), aides, and any contractors providing services to the Preschool.
    2. Handle licensing and compliance requirements and interact with governmental agencies by remaining up to date on staff development and on licensing changes.
    3. Comply with all social services regulations, including mandatory reporting of allegations of abuse.
    4. Assist with all safety and emergency drills and operations.
    5. Plan and direct staff meetings and staff training/development.
    6. Assist in the development and management of the annual operating budget.
    7. Communicate with SPED/Child Find and attend Child Find meetings as needed.

  2. Communications
    1. Keep administration informed of preschool activities and needs.
    2. Communicate with the Board of Directors and PTO about preschool.
    3. Develop and coordinate preschool communications, marketing, newsletters, and public relations with the Communications Coordinator.

 

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  1. Strong understanding of Early Childhood Education best practices and experience in successful management and growth of a preschool program.
  2. Understanding of research proven instructional strategies.
  3. Entrepreneurial spirit and the capability to embrace change.
  4. Strong systems orientation, teamwork, and commitment to follow-through.

 

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Early Childhood Education and or related field.
  • Meet the competencies outlined for Early Childhood Educators and Administrators outlined by the Colorado Office of Early Childhood Education through the Department of Human Services. Director Qualifications 7.702.52
  • At least 5 years of professional experience, with at least 2 years experience as a preschool Director/leader with a proven track-record of success
  • Familiarity with Google Apps for Education
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively solving challenging problems through a positive, collaborative approach
  • Demonstrated experience in professional staff development resulting in improved student outcomes

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Educational Leadership, Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • At least 8 years of professional experience, with at least 5 years experience as a preschool Director/leader with a proven track-record of success
  • Demonstrated success leading strategic educational initiatives that result in measurable improvements in student achievement
  • Experience and knowledge of budget preparation and management in alignment with strategic priorities

 

Supervision Received and Exercised

The Flagstaff Academy Preschool Director reports to the Executive Principal. The Preschool Director will have supervisory oversight for the preschool teacher, preschool assistant teacher, and wraparound staff.

 

About Flagstaff Academy Charter School

 

Flagstaff Academy has gained a regional reputation for academic excellence and innovation, with a focus on science and technology. Flagstaff Academy consistently outperforms students in the State of Colorado and the surrounding school districts. Our preschool was the only Level 5 rated preschool in the Colorado Shines program in Boulder County. Our preschool also includes music, nutrition, greenhouse, and Spanish components. The educational philosophies center on Core Knowledge while supporting national and state standards and contextual teaching/learning. In 2019, Flagstaff Academy’s middle school was the first public charter school to be named a Colorado Trailblazer and National School to Watch. Flagstaff Academy’s Special Education Department has been recognized as an Exceptional Charter School by the National Association of Special Education Teachers for the last three years. Our curriculum leverages ability grouping and encompasses problem based learning, collaborative/cooperative learning, project based learning, and work based learning. Flagstaff Academy cultivates a strong school culture centered around Core Virtues and Restorative Principles. We boast a qualified staff and low turnover of our professional faculty. Our students go on to the highest echelon of public and private high schools in the area.

 

Flagstaff Academy’s mission supporting science and technology is visible throughout the building. Every classroom has a 70” interactive touchscreen display that connects students to rich Core Knowledge content. The middle school is a 1:1 Google Chromebook program where every student in middle school is issued a Chromebook to take home throughout their Flagstaff Academy career, and 4th-5th grade students have an assigned device at school. In addition, Flagstaff Academy has over 320 additional Chromebooks for use throughout the school to enable any classroom to become an instant computer lab when needed. Flagstaff Academy’s K-8 technology program includes computer literacy, engineering, robotics, cybersecurity, and computer programming. Flagstaff Academy has a dedicated elementary science lab that supplements the Core Knowledge sequence. The middle school science program hosts robust science electives such as Advanced Labs, Forensics, Mythbusters, and Food Science. Our students routinely place highly at the Corden-Pharma Regional STEM Fair.

 

Employees, volunteers, and consultants at Flagstaff Academy work together to fulfill the Flagstaff Academy Mission, and are expected to follow all Flagstaff Academy policies and procedures.  The following description provides an overview of the responsibilities and accountability for this position. Flagstaff Academy employs professionals with a strong commitment to educational excellence, creating a fulfilling and caring environment which contributes to successful outcomes for our students.

 

What You Should Know:

The work environment described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This is a management position that may require some work on evenings and weekends. This is a position that must attend the needs of staff, administrators, Flagstaff Academy Board of Directors, and parents. 

 

This is a full time, exempt position located in Longmont, Colorado. A highly competitive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with qualifications and experience, will be provided to the successful candidate.

 

Flagstaff Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

 

What We Can Offer:

  • Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with skills and experience. 
  • Salary Range- $55,000-65,000 based on qualifications and experience. 
  • Flagstaff Academy offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, disability, life insurance, and paid time off. Flagstaff Academy offers free child care for staff with students at Flagstaff Academy for before/after school and all professional development days.
  • Flagstaff Academy offers an unmatched employee appreciation program throughout the school year.
  • A dynamic leadership role in one of the state’s leading charter schools situated in beautiful Boulder County, Colorado. 

 

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an exemplary educator and school leader. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume by attachment.

 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties, responsibilities

or qualifications associated with the job. Flagstaff Academy reserves the right to modify any descriptions contained herein provided such changes are publicly posted and disclosed to all applicants.

 

 

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Assistant Principal for Academic Systems

Posted by | April 15, 2022 |

EAST HIGH SCHOOL

Central

Traditional 215 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary: Refer to the school leader compensation page here: https://careers.dpsk12.org/lead/school-leader-compensation-and-benefits/

 

About this job:

Assistant Principals at DPS, provide leadership, support and guidance that is essential to their staff, students and faculty.

Update: We are working through finalizing details and logistics of our AP and Principal selection process for this upcoming school year. Please apply online and as soon as we have information available, we will be in touch. The process will look different for everyone this year and we will be sure that you have all the details as soon as they are available.

What You’ll Do:

 

  • Lead high-quality, data driven instruction by building the capacity of teachers to lead and perfect their craft.
  • Strategically align people, time and money to drive student achievement.
  • Apply teacher and staff performance management systems in a way that ensures a culture of continuous improvement, support, and accountability.
  • Actively advocate for members of the school community and effectively engages family and community.


We are excited about you because you will:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in education or in the subject areas for which you are applying.  Master’s Degree and Leadership Experience Preferred.
  • Hold a valid Colorado Department of Education (CDE Principal License current and active while in the position.)
  • Have experience in serving at-risk students and the needs of second language learners.
  • Be strategic in problem-solving and project management.
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to connect and communicate with parents and the community.
  • Have the capability to build solid relationships.
  • Be self-reflection and continuous professional growth.
  • Have a solid ethical commitment to this work.
  • Lead for racial and educational excellence and work to dismantle systems of oppression and inequity in our community, along with believing in and supporting all students so they feel seen and heard with access to high quality education.
  • Live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working with us.
  • Have the ability with or without accommodations to meet the physical demands of the position.

What DPS Offers You:

 

  • A Culture that values Equity, Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration and Fun with a shared vision that Every Student Will Succeed.
  • Competitive Compensation and Incentive plan, click here for the DSLA Salary Schedule
  • In addition to competitive compensation, DPS has other Total Reward offerings such as; time off, health and wellness benefits, and PERA Retirement.

 

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender expression, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other status protected by law or regulations. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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Elementary Teacher

Posted by | April 14, 2022 |

Elementary School Teacher
Location: Moffat County School District
Date of Availability: August 2022

Date Closing: Open Until Filled

Multiple Positions Open

Description: Looking for motivated and enthusiastic team players to fill Elementary teaching positions in the Moffat County School District.

SALARY:  Teacher salary is commensurate to education and teaching experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates for this position must meet Colorado Department of Education requirements for elementary teaching.  These requirements include completing a degree from and accredited college, passing a PLACE or Praxis test for Elementary teaching and hold a current Colorado teaching license or be able to obtain one.  Works well with a team, good communication skills, dependable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Other duties may be assigned.
– Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students.
– Creates a classroom environment that is conductive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
– Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals—established clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
– Employs instructional methods and materials (including field trips) that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
– Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
-Diagnosis the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
– Counsels with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis.
– Assists the administration implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure; maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
– Plans and supervises purposeful assignment of teacher aides and/or volunteers, and cooperatively with principal evaluates their job performance.
– Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
– Attends staff meetings and in-service training programs and serves on staff committees as required.
– Maintains records and makes such reports as required and directed by the administration.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  The employee supervises students in the class, parents and volunteers.

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:  Minimum requirement – Bachelor’s degree(B.A.) from four year college or university. Works well with a team, good communication skills, dependable.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Eligible or already in possession of a Colorado Teaching License/certificate endorsed in the area of assignment.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and analyze and interpret general business periodicals professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities:  Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implements lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to run; stoop and kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  The employee must occasionally push items of 75lbs. or more, such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture.  Specific vision abilities required by this include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described below here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.  Is directly responsible for student safety, work output and wellbeing.

Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online at www.moffatsd.org.

In compliance with Title VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Moffat County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. English speaking ability will not be a barrier to participation and admission to District programs. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees or need for special education services. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the District. Scott Pankow, Superintendent, Renae Ogden, Executive Director of School Support and Personnel, 600 Texas Ave, Craig, CO  81625, 826-4249.

En cumplimiento del Título VI y VII del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964, Título IX de la Enmienda de Educación de 1972; Sección 504 del Acto de la Rehabilitación de 1973, la Discriminación de Edad en Acto del Empleo de 1967, el Acto de los Americanos con Discapacidades, el Acto de no Discriminación de Información Genética de 2008 y la ley de Colorado, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1 no discrimina ilegalmente en base a raza, color, sexo, religión, origen nacional, ascendencia, credo, edad, estado civil, orientación sexual, información genética, discapacidad o necesidad de servicios de educación especial en la admisión, acceso, tratamiento o empleo en programas educativos o actividades que opera. Capacidad de hablar ingles no será un obstáculo para la participación y admisión a programas del Distrito. Se han establecido procedimientos de queja para los estudiantes, padres, empleados o necesidad de servicios de educación especial. La(s) siguiente(s) persona(s) han sido identificadas como el oficial de cumplimiento para el Distrito. Renae Ogden, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1, 600 Texas Ave, Craig Co 81625, 970-826-6270, renae.ogden@moffatsd.org

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Math Teacher

Posted by | April 14, 2022 |

Category: High School Teaching/Mathematics
Location: Moffat County High School
Date of Availability: August 2022
Date Closing: Open Until Filled

Description: Looking for a motivated and enthusiastic team players to fill Two Secondary Mathematics teaching position at the Moffat County High School

*SALARY:  Teacher salary is commensurate to education and teaching experience.

Education and/or Experience:  Minimum requirement – Bachelor’s degree(B.A.) from four year college or university. Works well with a team, good classroom management and communication skills, dependable.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Eligible or already in possession of a Colorado Teaching License/certificate endorsed in Secondary Mathematics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Other duties may be assigned.
– Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students.
– Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
– Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals—established clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
– Employs instructional methods and materials (including field trips) that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
– Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
-Diagnosis the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
– Counsels with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis.
– Assists the administration implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure; maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
– Plans and supervises purposeful assignment of teacher aides and/or volunteers, and cooperatively with principal evaluates their job performance.
– Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
– Attends staff meetings and in-service training programs and serves on staff committees as required.
– Maintains records and makes such reports as required and directed by the administration.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  The employee supervises students in the class, parents and volunteers.

Benefits include: PERA retirement, health insurance, paid time off, short and long term disability, other optional benefit elections.

Additional information: *Salary/pay rate is determined based on qualifications and experience relevant to the job description requirements. Full pay range may be found on the appropriate salary schedule. Salary schedule link below.  Employees hired new into a position are rarely qualified to receive maximum of the pay range shown on the salary schedule.
MCSDSalarySchedule

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities:  Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implements lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to run; stoop and kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  The employee must occasionally push items of 75lbs. or more, such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture.  Specific vision abilities required by this include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described below here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.  Is directly responsible for student safety, work output and wellbeing.

Procedure for Application:  Applicant must complete an application or request for transfer (current employees) on line at www.moffatsd.org
Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

In compliance with Title VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Moffat County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. English speaking ability will not be a barrier to participation and admission to District programs. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees or need for special education services. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the District. Scott Pankow, Superintendent, Renae Ogden, Executive Director of School Support and Personnel, 600 Texas Ave, Craig, CO  81625, 826-4249.

En cumplimiento del Título VI y VII del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964, Título IX de la Enmienda de Educación de 1972; Sección 504 del Acto de la Rehabilitación de 1973, la Discriminación de Edad en Acto del Empleo de 1967, el Acto de los Americanos con Discapacidades, el Acto de no Discriminación de Información Genética de 2008 y la ley de Colorado, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1 no discrimina ilegalmente en base a raza, color, sexo, religión, origen nacional, ascendencia, credo, edad, estado civil, orientación sexual, información genética, discapacidad o necesidad de servicios de educación especial en la admisión, acceso, tratamiento o empleo en programas educativos o actividades que opera. Capacidad de hablar ingles no será un obstáculo para la participación y admisión a programas del Distrito. Se han establecido procedimientos de queja para los estudiantes, padres, empleados o necesidad de servicios de educación especial. La(s) siguiente(s) persona(s) han sido identificadas como el oficial de cumplimiento para el Distrito. Renae Ogden, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1, 600 Texas Ave, Craig Co 81625, 970-826-6270, renae.ogden@moffatsd.org

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Science Teacher

Posted by | April 14, 2022 |

Science Teacher
Location: Moffat County High School & Craig Middle School 
Date of Availability: August 2022
Date Closing: Open Until Filled

TWO positions – Moffat County High School.  Preferred one Chemistry focused and one Biology focused

ONE position – Craig Middle School.  General Science

Description: Looking for motivated and enthusiastic team playera to fill One High School Science/Biology teaching position at the Moffat County High School.

*SALARY:  Teacher salary is commensurate to education and teaching experience.

Education and/or Experience:  Minimum requirement – Bachelor’s degree(B.A.) from four year college or university. Works well with a team, good classroom management and communication skills, dependable.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Eligible or already in possession of a Colorado Teaching License/certificate endorsed in the area of assignment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Other duties may be assigned.
– Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students.
– Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
– Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals—established clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
– Employs instructional methods and materials (including field trips) that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
– Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
-Diagnosis the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
– Counsels with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis.
– Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure; maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
– Plans and supervises purposeful assignment of teacher aides and/or volunteers, and cooperatively with principal evaluates their job performance.
– Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
– Attends staff meetings and in-service training programs and serves on staff committees as required.
– Maintains records and makes such reports as required and directed by the administration.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  The employee supervises students in the class, parents and volunteers.

Benefits include: PERA retirement, health insurance, paid time off, short and long term disability, other optional benefit elections.

Additional information: *Salary/pay rate is determined based on qualifications and experience relevant to the job description requirements. Full pay range may be found on the appropriate salary schedule. Salary schedule link below.  Employees hired new into a position are rarely qualified to receive maximum of the pay range shown on the salary schedule.
MCSDSalarySchedule

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and analyze and interpret general business periodicals professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities:  Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implements lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to run; stoop and kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  The employee must occasionally push items of 75lbs. or more, such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture.  Specific vision abilities required by this include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.

Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

In compliance with Title VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Moffat County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. English speaking ability will not be a barrier to participation and admission to District programs. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees or need for special education services. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the District.  Compliance Officer for Title IX – Scott Pankow, Superintendent, Renae Ogden, Executive Director of School Support and Personnel, 600 Texas Ave, Craig, CO  81625, 826-4249.

En cumplimiento del Título VI y VII del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964, Título IX de la Enmienda de Educación de 1972; Sección 504 del Acto de la Rehabilitación de 1973, la Discriminación de Edad en Acto del Empleo de 1967, el Acto de los Americanos con Discapacidades, el Acto de no Discriminación de Información Genética de 2008 y la ley de Colorado, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1 no discrimina ilegalmente en base a raza, color, sexo, religión, origen nacional, ascendencia, credo, edad, estado civil, orientación sexual, información genética, discapacidad o necesidad de servicios de educación especial en la admisión, acceso, tratamiento o empleo en programas educativos o actividades que opera. Capacidad de hablar ingles no será un obstáculo para la participación y admisión a programas del Distrito. Se han establecido procedimientos de queja para los estudiantes, padres, empleados o necesidad de servicios de educación especial. La(s) siguiente(s) persona(s) han sido identificadas como el oficial de cumplimiento para el Distrito. Renae Ogden, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1, 600 Texas Ave, Craig Co 81625, 970-826-6270, renae.ogden@moffatsd.org

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Spanish Teacher

Posted by | April 14, 2022 |

Spanish Teacher 
Location:  Moffat County High School
Date of Availability:  August 2022
Date Closing:  Open Until Filled

Description: Looking for motivated and enthusiastic team player to fill a Spanish teaching position at the Moffat County High School.

Job Summary:  To help students learn how to communicate and understand the Spanish language.  Help develop skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible adults.

*Salary:  Teacher salary is commensurate to education and teaching experience.

Education and/or Experience:  Minimum requirement – Bachelor’s degree(B.A.) from four year college or university. Works well with a team, good communication skills, dependable.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Eligible or already in possession of a Colorado Teaching License/certificate endorsed in the area of assignment.

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conductive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals—established clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Employs instructional methods and materials (including field trips) that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  • Diagnosis the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
  • Counsels with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis.
  • Assists the administration implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure; maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignment of teacher aides and/or volunteers, and cooperatively with principal evaluates their job performance.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attends staff meetings and in-service training programs and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Maintains records and makes such reports as required and directed by the administration.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  The employee supervises students in the class, parents and volunteers.

Benefits include: PERA retirement, health insurance, paid time off, short and long term disability, other optional benefit elections.

Additional information: *Salary/pay rate is determined based on qualifications and experience relevant to the job description requirements. Full pay range may be found on the appropriate salary schedule. Salary schedule link below.  Employees hired new into a position are rarely qualified to receive maximum of the pay range shown on the salary schedule.
MCSDSalarySchedule

Language Skills:  Ability to read and analyze and interpret general business periodicals professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities:  Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implements lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to run; stoop and kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  The employee must occasionally push items of 75lbs. or more, such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture.  Specific vision abilities required by this include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described below here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.  Is directly responsible for student safety, work output and wellbeing.

Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.  www.moffatsd.org

In compliance with Title VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Moffat County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. English speaking ability will not be a barrier to participation and admission to District programs. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees or need for special education services. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the District.  Compliance Officer for Title IX – Scott Pankow, Superintendent, Renae Ogden, Executive Director of School Support and Personnel, 600 Texas Ave, Craig, CO  81625, 826-4249.

En cumplimiento del Título VI y VII del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964, Título IX de la Enmienda de Educación de 1972; Sección 504 del Acto de la Rehabilitación de 1973, la Discriminación de Edad en Acto del Empleo de 1967, el Acto de los Americanos con Discapacidades, el Acto de no Discriminación de Información Genética de 2008 y la ley de Colorado, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1 no discrimina ilegalmente en base a raza, color, sexo, religión, origen nacional, ascendencia, credo, edad, estado civil, orientación sexual, información genética, discapacidad o necesidad de servicios de educación especial en la admisión, acceso, tratamiento o empleo en programas educativos o actividades que opera. Capacidad de hablar ingles no será un obstáculo para la participación y admisión a programas del Distrito. Se han establecido procedimientos de queja para los estudiantes, padres, empleados o necesidad de servicios de educación especial. La(s) siguiente(s) persona(s) han sido identificadas como el oficial de cumplimiento para el Distrito. Renae Ogden, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1, 600 Texas Ave, Craig Co 81625, 970-826-6270, renae.ogden@moffatsd.org

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Special Education Teacher

Posted by | April 14, 2022 |

Special Education Teacher
Location: Moffat County School District 
Date of Availability: August 2022

3 Positions available.  Elementary and Secondary.

Description:  The Moffat County High School is looking for a motivated, caring, and enthusiastic person fill a Special Education Teacher position.

*SALARY:  Teacher salary is commensurate to education and teaching experience.

Education and/or Experience:  Minimum requirement – Bachelor’s degree(B.A.) from four year college or university.  Flexible, works well with team, dependable, loves kids, good classroom management, good people skills and communication. Should be familiar with working with at risk populations and associated interventions.  Familiar with State and Federal IEP reporting requirements.  Good understanding of collaborative processes and data dialogues.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Eligible or already in possession of a Colorado Teaching License/certificate endorsed in Special Education.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned
– Along with parents and classroom teachers the Special Education teacher will assess students’ skills to determine their needs and develop to develop and implement Individualized Education Programs for each student based on their specific needs and abilities.  Monitor the progress of these programs and updated them as needed.
– Teach and mentor students one on one, in small groups, or as a class.
– Organize and assign activities to students based on their individual needs and learning abilities.
– Supervise and mentor paraprofessionals and staff who work with individuals with disabilities.
– Develop clear success criteria that is used as an instructional tool for students.
– Communicate clearly with students, parents, administration, and colleagues.
– Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
– Attends staff meetings and in-service training programs and serves on staff committees as required.
– Maintains records and makes such reports as required and directed by the administration.

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performs the essential functions.

Education, Experience and CertificationsEligible or already in the possession of a Special Education teaching license for the State of Colorado, have attained highly qualified status for the content area, flexible, works well with team, dependable, loves kids, good classroom management, good people skills and communication. Should be familiar with working with at risk populations and associated interventions.
– Familiar with State and Federal IEP reporting requirements.
– Can work well as a team member, understanding of collaborative processes and data dialogues.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  The employee supervises students in the class, parents and volunteers.

Benefits include: PERA retirement, health insurance, paid time off, short and long term disability, other optional benefit elections.

Additional information: *Salary/pay rate is determined based on qualifications and experience relevant to the job description requirements. Full pay range may be found on the appropriate salary schedule. Salary schedule link below.  Employees hired new into a position are rarely qualified to receive maximum of the pay range shown on the salary schedule.
MCSDSalarySchedule

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and analyze and interpret general business periodicals professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities:  Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implements lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to run; stoop and kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  The employee must occasionally push items of 75lbs. or more, such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture.  Specific vision abilities required by this include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.  Is directly responsible for student safety, work output and wellbeing.

Application Process:  Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.  Apply online at www.moffatsd.org
In compliance with Title VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Moffat County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. English speaking ability will not be a barrier to participation and admission to District programs. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees or need for special education services. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the District.  Compliance Officer for Title IX – Scott Pankow, Superintendent, Renae Ogden, Executive Director of School Support and Personnel, 600 Texas Ave, Craig, CO  81625, 826-4249.

En cumplimiento del Título VI y VII del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964, Título IX de la Enmienda de Educación de 1972; Sección 504 del Acto de la Rehabilitación de 1973, la Discriminación de Edad en Acto del Empleo de 1967, el Acto de los Americanos con Discapacidades, el Acto de no Discriminación de Información Genética de 2008 y la ley de Colorado, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1 no discrimina ilegalmente en base a raza, color, sexo, religión, origen nacional, ascendencia, credo, edad, estado civil, orientación sexual, información genética, discapacidad o necesidad de servicios de educación especial en la admisión, acceso, tratamiento o empleo en programas educativos o actividades que opera. Capacidad de hablar ingles no será un obstáculo para la participación y admisión a programas del Distrito. Se han establecido procedimientos de queja para los estudiantes, padres, empleados o necesidad de servicios de educación especial. La(s) siguiente(s) persona(s) han sido identificadas como el oficial de cumplimiento para el Distrito. Renae Ogden, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1, 600 Texas Ave, Craig Co 81625, 970-826-6270, renae.ogden@moffatsd.org

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Elementary Teacher

Posted by | April 14, 2022 |

Gardner Valley School is looking for classroom teachers who have a passion for hands-on, dynamic indoor and outdoor learning. GVS is a small rural charter school with an agriculture and environmental science project-based focus. We are located in Colorado’s beautiful central mountain foothills, where access to larger communities and outdoor activities is only a short drive away. GVS offers highly effective in-person instruction within a small class size setting. Four-day school week Monday – Thursday.

Salary pay with medical benefits ($32,000 – $35,000). Applicants must have a teaching license and pass a background check.

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Executive Director of Schools – Middle Schools

Posted by | April 13, 2022 |

SUMMARY:  Lead efforts to improve student learning through the direct supervision of school administration. Responsible for supporting, guiding, problem solving, and coaching school administrators in instructional leadership, building a positive and effective school culture, and management of personnel. Guide, support, coach and develop school administrators with instructional practices that support the mission and vision of the district.  Directly responsible for assisting a school(s) in all efforts to improve a school’s leadership, culture, systems, structures, instructional practices and philosophies, for the purpose of ensuring student academic growth. Responsible for supporting strategic learning opportunities for the principals during ERD or PD opportunities.

 

1.    Coach and support administrative staff in instructional leadership.  Responsible for monthly level meetings for both principals and assistant principals. These meetings are focused on the dissemination of information and the continued development of school leaders.

2.    During weekly school visits two to three days per week, will examine the instructional practices and district initiatives that the school is engaged in alongside the principal and other school leaders, followed by reflective conversations.

3.    Develop professional development opportunities for school leaders in collaboration with the Director of Professional Learning.

4.    Assist principals in the development of effective school and classroom instructional practices.

5.    Oversee the hiring process for school administrators and evaluate school principals.

6.    Maintain and deepen current educational learning on an ongoing basis.

7.    Communicate and problem solve with parents, school staff, and administrators.

8.    Uphold and apply state laws, contractual obligations and district policies while ensuring due process.

9.    Manage assigned classified support personnel.

10.    Perform other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
•    Master’s degree in education, curriculum or school leadership plus additional course work required for certification or licensure.
•    Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in teaching and administration, including a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a school administrator.
•    In-depth knowledge of elementary or secondary curriculum, depending upon area.
•    Experience with current school improvement strategies preferred.
•    Experience with teaching adults preferred.

 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
•    Colorado Principal License.
•    Criminal background check required at hire.
•    Supervisory responsibilities include hiring, disciplining, terminating, directing work, assigning work, training and evaluating.

 

BUDGET AND/OR RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITY:
•    Responsible for overseeing the development, implementation and monitoring of all school budgets.
•    Supervise budget development, assignment of resources and reconciliation for each site.
•    Develop and administer grant budgets for Title VI-D (class size reduction grant).
•    Develop and oversee internal budget for operations and staff development of executive directors.

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Executive Director

Posted by | April 11, 2022 |

Paradox Valley School (PVS), located in Paradox, Colorado, is known for offering a unique education that often incorporates art, hands-on learning, and environmental education into the curriculum. PVS is a small charter school serving grades preschool through eighth, with the capability of extending to twelfth . Due to the size of our student body, many classes are mixed grades and range in size from five to twenty students per teacher. PVS follows a Love-and-Logic model, as well as the Pyramid Model, and is working to incorporate restorative justice practices into our school atmosphere. PVS is especially adept at offering individualized attention to all of our students and families to provide them with a well-rounded and supportive educational environment.

For anyone considering relocating to the area, you can expect to see fields of desert sagebrush, cattle roaming, and jutting purple mesas. Activities that are popular in the valley include farming, ranching, rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, and hunting.  Paradox Valley is also known for traces of Native American lifestyle left behind in the form of petroglyphs and arrowheads. In addition to bountiful beauty in the area, Paradox is 60 miles from Moab, UT, and 70 miles from Telluride, CO, both popular destinations. 

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for carrying out the mission, vision and objectives of the school as outlined by the PVS board, while consistently ensuring excellence in teaching and final responsibility.  They will cultivate the PVS culture that is infused with Western traditions, values and greatness of heart.  The ED position is responsible for ensuring financial stability and proper budget management, and will manage risk, maintain accountability, support a positive public image and cultivate support within the community. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

Governance 

  • Serve as a member of the Board of Directors (BOD), ensuring its initiatives are effectively implemented, through developing and implementing school policies and procedures, operations, finance, human resources and academic/school performance. 
  • Ensure the school is compliant and reporting the measures required by authorizer, CDE and State.
  • Complete all tasks and projects in a timely manner as assigned by the BOD.
  • Working with the BOD and the Finance Committee, create strategic financial plans focused on long-term viability and a continued pipeline of students (ex.: waitlist, maintaining enrollment).
  • Oversee grant application and fundraising activities.

 

School Leadership 

  • Promote and encourage the success of every student by collaborating with staff and community members
  • Develop and implement marketing plans to attract students to PVS
  • Lead and provide opportunities to further develop the knowledge, skills, ability and talent of teachers and staff
  • Evaluate performance of all administrative and professional staff and provide effective growth plans as needed
  • Regularly track and report student academic progress. Adjust academic goals and performance benchmarks accordingly, and recognize academic excellence and growth
  • Recruit, develop and retain qualified talent to support the mission and objectives of PVS
  • Supervise administrative and professional team
  • Design and develop safety systems and procedures supporting a school setting 
  • Direct the budgeting process, grant and fundraising proposals and determine budget allocations
  • Partner with the Finance Committee to create and implement a Financial Policy and Procedure Manual and recommend updates as necessary.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s and Master degree in education or related field 
  • Minimum three years experience as an executive director, principal, school administrative or related leadership/management position
  • Experience teaching K-12 or leading a successful, innovative district or public charter school 
  • Experience overseeing curriculum development 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; written and oral
  • Conflict management and resolution skills 
  • Granting writing experience 
  • An approachable, accessible, compassionate leader with the ability to bring the school and community together 
  • Inspiring leader who represents a positive presence with high aspirations for student academic success
  • Colorado Principal License
  • Early childhood certification for Pre-school director 

 

Compensation: 

Salary: $58,000 – $68,000

  • Medical
  • Professional Development Stipend 
  • Retirement
  • Housing Assistance may be available

 

Paradox Valley School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

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Principal-High School

Posted by | April 11, 2022 |

MANITOU SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT 14

MANITOU SPRINGS COLORADO

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

POSITION:                            PRINCIPAL – Manitou Springs High School

 

LOCATION:                          MANITOU SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL

401 EL MONTE PLACE

MANITOU SPRINGS, CO  80829

 

SCHOOL PROFILE:

 

Manitou Springs High School is an innovative, forward-thinking, award-winning school of nearly 425 students (46% of all students choice into Manitou Springs School District from surrounding communities) and 60 staff members.  Manitou Springs High School is proud of our success in meeting the needs of every student. In addition to a challenging academic curriculum including Advanced Placement and Concurrent Enrollment course offerings, Manitou Springs High School offers comprehensive art, physical education, music, computer technology, Special Education, and Gifted/Talented instruction.

The culture of the school is positive, safe, kind, inclusive, and collaborative.  We are looking for a new and fully committed leader to accentuate our outstanding and numerous attributes while leading us to become an even more effective, responsive and innovative school moving on into the next decade. Our high school is seeking a principal who can relate to students and help guide them on the journey of life.

COMMUNITY PROFILE:

 

Manitou Springs is a small, mountain community to the west of Colorado Springs, Colorado.  This historical, tourist town is scenically beautiful and a perfect spot if you love the outdoors, where people know and care about each other.  Manitou is a community where residents are long-term and support their local school district.  It’s a terrific place that’s “big enough” but “not too big.”

https://manitousprings.org/. We are driven by our core values of Relationships, Deep Learning, and Opportunity as we serve our children and our communities.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • School leadership, including principal or assistant principal, experience required
    (3 years preferred)
  • High school experience preferred
  • Demonstrated success as an instructional leader (professional development/ curricular/program development/instructional delivery/pedagogy)
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining a positive, proactive, safe and innovative climate for students and staff
  • Demonstrated experience in leading innovative change
  • Demonstrated experience in team building (collaborative, kind, loyal)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate to all stakeholders in multiple ways
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead a culturally responsive school
  • Demonstrated success as leader who builds strong relationships with families
  • Demonstrated ability to manage school finances and building facilities
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and supporting athletics and activities through The Colorado High School Activities Association

 

Expected Qualities/Characteristics:

 

We are looking for an individual who is (has):

  • Exemplify instructional leadership that is able to maximize the school’s potential (e.g., music, experiential learning, athletics, arts integration, social-emotional learning).
  • Consistently implements systems that support and honor the school’s and district’s goals, policies, and procedures, while also holding self to the same expectations
  • Models open and transparent communication with respect, honesty, and integrity
  • Models follow-through and a willingness to learn, unlearn, and relearn while leading towards a shared vision
  • Knows each student by name and how to support the student and family
  • Understands the history, traditions, and uniqueness of Manitou Springs and the Ute Pass community
  • Coordinates and collaborates to grow vertical alignment strategies by building strong relationships across all schools and families
  • Welcomes, grows, and sustains parent involvement with the Parent Action Committee in partnership with school staff and parents
  • Embodies genuine and authentic leadership that leads to trust and the empowerment of others
  • Forward-thinking leader who has the ability to innovate and lead others to innovate
  • Supports and leads a safe environment where all students achieve their potential and beyond and where social and emotional learning is embedded in all aspects of the school
  • Demonstrates excellent use of time and resources—focusing all members and leading and managing in a very effective manner
  • Develops, in collaboration with staff and students, a strong plan of student engagement, restorative practices, and accountability for actions/decisions that honors the developmental stages of elementary school-aged students
  • Maintains an empowering place where students are free to explore their authentic-self, intellectual interests, and passions for learning and doing while being held to a high standard of respect and responsibility
  • Leads and supports staff by providing opportunities for growth and development
  • Fosters a positive school climate where all students and staff are healthy, hopeful, engaged, encouraged and celebrated
  • Coordinates with the Ute Pass BOCES Director, 504 Coordinator, and Assistant Superintendent to ensure proper support for students with specific educational plans and needs (i.e., Individualized Education Plans, Advanced Learning Plans, 504 Plans, English Learning Plans)
  • Supervises the registration, placement, evaluation and progress reporting of students
  • Collaborates with school staff to develop a multi-tiered system of support (both academic and social-emotional/affective)
  • Coordinates a balanced approach to integrating technology for the purpose of learning and collaborating while maintaining a safe and positive school culture
  • Exercises decisive leadership in crisis situations
  • Works with the Director of Technology, the Director of Student Success and the Director of Arts Integration and Community Wellness  to support student and family needs
  • Remains current about changes and developments in the field of education
  • Provides leadership and direction for the development and implementation of the building-level improvement plan that aligns to the district-wide plan
  • Provides leadership for the implementation of the district-wide strategic plan.

 

TERM OF

EMPLOYMENT:                                  8/1/2022 – 6/9/2023 (200-day contract)

 

COMPENSATION:                             Please see Administrator Salary Range on Salary Schedule

(on District Website)

 

SITUATION:            Grades 9-12

 

TO APPLY:            Please submit an online application packet

Applications available at www.mssd14.org

 

POSTING DATE:                                 April 11, 2022

 

CLOSING DATE:                                 May 2, 2022: 4:00PM

 

PAPER SCREENING:        May 3, 2022

CANDIDATES NOTIFIED:        May 5, 2022

 

INTERVIEW DATE:        May 9, 2022

Please include your responses to the three essay questions as part of your application packet.

 

Limit your response to 400-500 words per question.

 

Question #1:

 

Why do you want to serve as the leader of Manitou Springs High School? Describe one significant way you engaged a school community that you have led.

 

 

Question #2:

What do you consider to be “success” in educating high school children?  Describe a specific example of how you led successfully.

 

 

Question #3:

What does it mean to you to prepare students for a future that is yet to be imagined? What are three concrete steps you, as a leader of students and staff, would take to make this idea come to life?

 

Manitou Springs School District 14 is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex (which includes marital status), sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information or conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title I, and Section 504. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Dr. Elizabeth Domangue, Superintendent of Schools, Manitou Springs School District 14, 405 El Monte Pl., Manitou Springs, CO  80829, (719) 685-2024, edomangue@mssd14.org, or the Office of Civil Rights, U.S Dept of Education, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80294, (303) 844-2991.

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High School Math Teacher

Posted by | April 10, 2022 |

West Grand School District 1-Jt

Kremmling, Colorado 80459

www.wgsd.us

Job Title:    High School Math Teacher

Reports to: High School Principal

Salary:       $36,600 – $45,400

Work year: 166 days

 

Job Summary:

          West Grand School District is seeking a dynamic individual who is enthusiastic about working with students in a small, rural community. West Grand School District fosters high standards with a commitment to providing an opportunity for students to achieve academically through positive educational experiences for all students.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Colorado Teacher License or be able to obtain one.
  • Preferred middle or high school teaching experience.
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure students achieve learning outcomes that are above average in the subject of mathematics.
  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning.
  • Knowledge of subjects assigned
  • General knowledge of curriculum and instruction.
  • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior.
  • Strong communications, public relations and interpersonal skills.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Questions regarding this position, please contact Elizabeth M. Bauer, High School Principal /  Superintendent of Schools at bauere@wgsd.us or 970-724-3217

 

Questions regarding the application process, please contact Martha Schake, Director of Finance and Human Resource at schakem@wgsd.us or 970-724-1007

 

 

 

 

West Grand School District #1-Jt. File: GBA

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT

 

The Board subscribes to the principles of the dignity of all people and of their labors. It also recognizes that it is both culturally and educationally sound to have persons of diverse backgrounds on the school district’s staff.

 

Therefore, the district promotes and provides for equal opportunity in recruitment, selection, promotion and dismissal of all personnel. Commitment on the part of the district towards equal employment opportunity applies to all people without regard to disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, age, genetic information, or conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.

 

The district will ensure that it does not unlawfully discriminate in any area of employment, including job advertising, pre-employment requirements, recruitment, compensation, fringe benefits, job classifications, promotion, and termination.

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Upper School Economics/History Teacher

Posted by | April 8, 2022 |

Colorado Academy seeks candidates for the position of US Economics/History teacher, with an emphasis on the teaching of US History and Economics. This is a full-time, ongoing appointment. The position begins in mid-August 2022.

We seek candidates with strong academic training and expertise in the study of History and Economics and who possess a demonstrated ability to teach and develop a robust and innovative curriculum. Explicit graduate training in a field of history is preferred.

Candidates should also have experience guiding students through content, research, and analysis which emphasizes critical thinking; and be able to teach and conduct discussions in a student-centered way. As importantly, we seek a candidate who has a demonstrated passion for history and a track record leveraging this passion into effective practices which encourage students to think creatively, engage with ideas deeply, and lead with intellectual curiosity.

Candidates should be eager to join a professional community where collaboration is valued, where rich curricular conversations are common, and where openness to growth is the norm.  Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Demonstrated intercultural competence: the ability to understand and bridge diverse perspectives, identities, and lived experiences is a must.

Candidates are expected to carry out the mission of Colorado Academy, “Creating Curious, Kind, Courageous, and Adventurous Learners and Leaders,” to support the vision of the Upper School and to contribute to the life of the school outside of the classroom. The most successful candidates will approach their role as an advisor with a drive to better understand the emotional needs of their students and support a program where self-reflection, empathy, and flexibility are the goals. Additionally, candidates will be expected to share in the day-to-day life of the school community, which includes organizing and running a one-week Upper School Interim.

The pay range for the position is $50,000 – $75,000. Although $50,000 – $75,000 is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible compensation at the time of posting, Colorado Academy reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any wage differential that may exist for the position does not relate to sex, gender or gender identity, but relates solely to a seniority system, a merit system, or relevant education, training and/or experience.

Applicants are invited to visit the Colorado Academy website (www.coloradoacademy.org) to learn more about the program and the school.

Colorado Academy does not discriminate or allow unlawful harassment in any of its programs, procedures or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, political affiliation, race, religion or creed, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, marital status or other protected classifications defined by applicable law. The policy applies in all aspects of employment with the Academy.

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Middle School Math Teacher

Posted by | April 5, 2022 |

Teaching Opportunity at the Stanley British Primary School

Opening:  Middle School Math Teacher

  • Full time position to begin August 2022

About Stanley BPS: For more than 40 years, Stanley classrooms have been filled with engaged learners guided by inspired teachers. We carefully blend an academic program grounded in a whole-child approach with an attention to each child’s social/emotional development. Our British Primary philosophy promotes the simple notion that when students enjoy what they’re doing and take an active role in their education, learning truly becomes a joy and a lifelong endeavor. SBPS is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Teach three sections of middle school math
  • Offer elective classes that meet student interests and school needs.
  • Be part of a homeroom team of three teachers for 30 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students
  • Serve as an advisor to provide holistic support and be a main point of contact and support for approximately 10 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students.
  • Commitment to engendering inclusiveness as a core value in the classroom and within the school community.

Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:

  • An appreciation for and understanding of Stanley British Primary’s philosophy of education, including the 7 goals for learners of self-awareness, collaboration, respect, curiosity, perseverance, academic resourcefulness, and joyful, lifelong learning
  • A deep enjoyment of working with kids and getting to know them as individual people, honoring and valuing each individual child.
  • A commitment to, enjoyment of, and appreciation of the development needs of middle school students.
  • A commitment to improving one’s craft and growing professionally, modeling the joyful, lifelong learning we seek to impart to our students. .
  • A bachelor’s degree in mathematics, education, or a related field.
  • Experience working in a diverse environment.

We Value:

  • An inclusive and diverse community
  • Joyfulness
  • Lifelong learning
  • Positive and constructive communication
  • Creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness
  • An understanding of children and childhood
  • Commitment to making a positive difference in the world

Equal Opportunity Employer

Stanley BPS is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of Stanley BPS, including admissions, employment and access to services and programs.

 

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Director, Leadership Development Program

Posted by | April 5, 2022 |

Licensed Administrative/Professional Technical

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Wkly 25% Develop and implement programming for aspiring school leaders, new leaders, assistant principals and principals, to include new leader summer institutes, ongoing new leader programming to include mentoring and coaching, APS School Leader meetings and other identified programs and learning experiences
Wkly 25% Provide on-site real-time mentorship for identified new leaders
Wkly 20% Working collaboratively to lead and ensure the development and application of definitions, tools and processes related to the evaluation systems for assistant principals and principals. Training teachers, principals, assistant principals and designated evaluators to understand the evaluation system to include the quality standards, evaluation processes, and reporting tools.
Wkly 6% Work Directly with the Equity in Learning Director team to engage implementation and calibration of evaluation
Wkly 10% Partner closely with the Director for Educator Effectiveness to ensure alignment between teacher and leader evaluation and professional learning programming
Wkly 10% Lead development, provide updates and engage the consult of district leadership in Director/Instructional meetings, Division meetings, Superintendent meetings and principal meetings. Plan and facilitate meetings.
Yrly 4% Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Aurora Public Schools – Job Description – Director, Leadership Development Program
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High School Principal

Posted by | April 2, 2022 |

West Grand School District 1-Jt

Kremmling, Colorado 80459

www.wgsd.us

Job Title:    High School Principal

Reports to: Superintendent of Schools

Salary:       $70,100 – $78,100

Work year: 196 days

 

Job Summary:

Join our staff as the high school principal and lead a team of highly dedicated teachers and support staff in providing the best educational experience for our students. With your strong leadership skills, you will guide teachers in creating a safe and effective environment for learning and conduct periodic evaluations to identify areas that need improvement.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Colorado Principal License or be able to obtain one.
  • Preferred middle or high school teaching experience.
  • Ability to create and maintain a safe and effective learning environment for students.
  • Proven experience in using data to increase student achievement for all students.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner with students, staff, parents and community.
  • Demonstrated skill in working with culturally a diverse population is desired.
  • Support for the development of workplace readiness and college readiness.
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Model and hold adults accountable for excellence.
  • Model professionalism at all times and set staff expectations around professionalism.
  • Work cooperatively with law enforcement authorities in maintaining a safe and drug-free school environment.
  • Supervise the school’s educational programs and teaching process.
  • Monitor delivery of the instructional program.
  • Provide guidance and counseling service to students on their academic or vocational goals and offer assistance with behavioral modification programs.
  • Participate in the planning and delivery of intervention and referral services for pupils who are having difficulty in their classes and who are not in special education.
  • Interact appropriately with students during the morning arrival, school day and end of the day.
  • Maintain student handbook and procedures for proper student conduct.
  • Attend student activities and athletic events.
  • Support professional development programs for staff to maintain the best academic programs.
  • Establish curriculum guidelines in collaboration with other administrators and instructors in the school district and ensure that guidelines are adhered to.
  • Oversee budgeting and grant proposals, and determine budget allocation for items such as supplies, materials, staff development and equipment.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Questions regarding this position, please contact Elizabeth M. Bauer, Superintendent of Schools at bauere@wgsd.us or 970-724-3217

 

Questions regarding the application process, please contact Martha Schake, Director of Finance and Human Resource at schakem@wgsd.us or 970-724-1007

 

 

West Grand School District #1-Jt. File: GBA

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT

 

The Board subscribes to the principles of the dignity of all people and of their labors. It also recognizes that it is both culturally and educationally sound to have persons of diverse backgrounds on the school district’s staff.

 

Therefore, the district promotes and provides for equal opportunity in recruitment, selection, promotion and dismissal of all personnel. Commitment on the part of the district towards equal employment opportunity applies to all people without regard to disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, age, genetic information, or conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.

 

The district will ensure that it does not unlawfully discriminate in any area of employment, including job advertising, pre-employment requirements, recruitment, compensation, fringe benefits, job classifications, promotion, and termination.

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Director, Maintenance & Operations

Posted by | April 2, 2022 |

Responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising operations and maintenance functions, personnel and equipment within the Maintenance and Operations Department, including building maintenance, mechanical systems, exterior operations, custodial operations, natural and renewable resources, life safety systems and support systems. May assist with translation and/or communication using second language skills when possible.

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Specialist, Benefits

Posted by | April 2, 2022 |

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Daily 10% Research and resolve District benefit issues and mediate individual employee and vendor problems regarding insurance coverage and claim disputes.
Daily 15% Respond to benefits inquiries from employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries. Review eligible event changes.
Wkly 15% Review, input deductions and maintain the Oracle payroll system.
Mnthly 11% Compile data, calculate costs and manage insurance vendor premium payments, and remit contributions to 403 (b) and 457 vendors. Process deductions for PERA voluntary life insurance. Prepare and submit life insurance death benefit claims for employees and their dependents to the District- assigned vendor.
Mnthly 20% Reconcile payroll benefit deductions, including record keeping and managing ledgers for leave of absences, workers’ compensation and charter schools. Submit all electronic files to Third Party Administrator for Department of Labor requirements and Medical and Dependent Flex administration.
Daily 5% Review, input data and maintain all 401 (k), 403 (b) and 457 deductions including monitoring IRS limitations, reviewing loans, direct rollover and transfer requests for signature by plan administrator.
Yrly 3% Develop and present new employee orientations.
Yrly 1% Assist auditors with vendor reconciliations.
Yrly 10% Coordinate vendor renewal and RFP process with District broker and insurance committee. Prepare all materials for open enrollment, including the coordination and scheduling of open enrollment meetings with current vendors. Respond to questions from employees regarding plans and open enrollment process.
Qrtly 1% Collaborate with the Human Resources web master to update and revise the benefits web page and online benefits tutorial.
Wkly 1% Prepare and submit required paperwork for employees who may qualify for a Waiver of Premium under the District’s life insurance plan.
Wkly 5% In conjunction with Technology Specialists, develop and implement software changes for benefit reports, rates and functionality. Test Oracle patches applied in a test environment before they are put into the production module. Troubleshoot errors and implement system upgrades.
Mnthly 2% Attend monthly wellness meetings. Provide input in development of wellness program and communication to employees.
Daily 1% Perform other duties as assigned.
Aurora Public Schools – Job Description – Specialist, Benefits
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Sr. Program Manager

Posted by | March 29, 2022 |

40% Project Management. Engage with internal and external partners, constituents, and potential funders/partners to ensure the successful implementation of the program.
• Develop project plans that identify resource and budgetary needs in collaboration with accountable parties.
• Host project weekly meetings with team and managers, external partners, and others as needed.
• Support team members with feedback, advice, project updates and encouragement as needed
• Manage deadlines and communicate those with the team to ensure timeliness
• Collaboratively develop a long-term vision and trajectory for further integration of TIP into all SOE and other EPPS in the state and region.
• Collaborate and support faculty with integration of TIP principles into MSU Denver School of Education coursework.
• Oversee budgets from public and private sources associated with Ed Solutions projects assigned to you.
• Write and co-write grants to support TIP and Ed Solutions programs
• Ensure all grant reports are complete and on time.
• Communicate with appropriate PreK-12 personnel, donors and private foundations, other university units (i.e., OSRP, University Foundation, other academic units), and other external entities with interests in Ed Solutions.

40% Professional Development Management. Engage with presenters to ensure quality of professional development.
• Facilitate and build the schedules for workshops, creating materials, catering, and other activities associated with TIP.
• Manage logistics at all TIP remote and in-person workshops (including evenings and weekends)
• Create content for flyers/materials for funders and other audiences.
• In collaboration with SOE faculty/staff and Resilient Futures, support the creation of measures of effectiveness of the program and continuously monitor the performance.

20% Administrative
• Conduct purchasing, documentation, and reconciliation of accounts holding funding from public and private sources associated with assigned Ed Solutions projects, in compliance with SOE and MSU Denver policy and procedure.
• Create and track certificates for TIP integration and TIP professional development.
• Event planning and organize special projects for Ed Solutions. – Event planning includes coordination and management of details such as venue procurement, virtual meeting space organization, catering contracts, delivery/ distribution of incentive items, follow strict purchasing procedures, budget maintenance and communication with potential VIPs and speakers.
• May attend events (in-person or virtual) to help with logistics as needed. This may require working evenings and weekends.
• Coordinate with the Ed Solutions director, SOE deans, faculty, staff, and others to schedule event dates.
• Field all initial inquiries concerning Ed Solutions initiatives by managing and responding to emails, phone calls and all other communications.
• Coordinate the maintenance, organization and updating of SharePoint sites, social media, newsletters, and other Ed Solutions communications within established SOE communication, design, and branding standards and guidelines.

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Manager, Career-Connected Learning

Posted by | March 28, 2022 |

Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) is seeking a Manager, Career-Connected Learning to join CEI’s implementation team in our efforts to support Colorado school districts to: equitably, predictably, and reliably produce graduates who have developed academic, personal, professional, entrepreneurial, and civic competence; embrace a broader understanding of school quality; and maximize the policy and funding opportunities of recovery to enable breakthrough change that drives equity and relevance in high school.

The ideal candidate for this role has significant experience working in/with schools and/or districts to design and implement career-connected learning opportunities for students and is skilled at high-quality project design and project management. Additionally, this candidate must be competent at building and leveraging relationships with CEI school and district partners and in coaching for project success. This person is drawn to working with teams of district, school, teacher, and student leaders to design and implement career-connected learning.

The candidate is excited to join a team grounded in the CEI mindsets: dream big, act small, and pivot quickly; constant learning and adaptation; flexible, nimble, and purposeful; and partnership and service orientation. In addition to the qualifications described throughout this description, the candidate will exhibit belief in and comfort with the CEI Design Commitments, including change management; diversity, equity, and inclusion; youth activation; family and community partnership; social emotional development; and leadership. This position will report to the Assistant Director, Implementation and Partnership.

 

About Colorado Education Initiative

CEI is at the forefront of improvement, innovation, and change in Colorado’s public education system. CEI is a statewide nonprofit organization that invests time, expertise, and dollars in K-12 public education. For 15 years, CEI has worked with educators as an inspired and supportive partner on the ground in over 150 urban, suburban, and rural school districts.

CEI works as an implementation expert, innovation thought leader, and statewide convener in public education. Our mission is to accelerate improvement and innovation in Colorado schools. Our vision is a future in which every student in Colorado is prepared and unafraid to succeed in school, work, and life, and ready to take on the challenges of today, tomorrow, and beyond. We currently partner deeply in over 60 Colorado school districts and have limited work in other states in the region. In addition to our field implementation work, we engage in important policy and innovation agendas in Colorado. Our success is driven by a passionate team of diverse individuals who truly enjoy working together.

Of note, we are committed to prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the work we support across Colorado. We seek to identify and embed equity-seeking practices in our culture and talent systems and have made a focused set of investments in the related professional development of our team. We believe our work demands this because of the historic and current experiences in the school systems in which we operate and because we believe the outcomes we seek for students require the prioritization of equity. In all roles, we welcome candidates who are eager to participate in and contribute to this work and whose lived experiences deepen our perspectives on the education system.

 

Responsibilities

Implementation of career-connected learning initiatives

• Build and maintain content knowledge in current and emerging best practices in career-connected learning
• Support CEI staff and field implementation partners in building knowledge about and implementing current and emerging best practices for career-connected learning
• Collaborate on project design and management of initiatives related to career-connected learning; organize teams to do their best work
• Coach school and district teams to successful outcomes
• Work with systems to promote equity in career-connected learning for students furthest from opportunity

Content development and facilitation

• Design and facilitate professional learning networks for district- and school-based staff to deepen expertise of career-connected learning and facilitate best practice sharing
• Support design and delivery of professional development that integrates best practices to promote equitable student outcomes
• Identify technical assistance and professional development needs through both systematic assessments and informal discussions with district partners
• Assess the quality and effectiveness of provided facilitation and/or technical assistance to ensure that programming accomplishes its intended goals through a continuous improvement process
• Provide a culture of positivity and customer service internally and externally

Learning, collaboration, and thought leadership

• Learn new approaches and processes and apply them within and outside of personal areas of expertise to advance the work of CEI and our partners
• Actively and eagerly partner with colleagues inside and outside of CEI to advance shared goals and increase the capacity of the K12 ecosystem
• Contribute to the body of knowledge in areas related to career-connected learning and how these opportunities intersect with academic and social-emotional student outcomes and innovative assessments
• Understand, promote, and inform policy and funding opportunities that drive increased relevance and experiential learning

 

Qualifications

A successful candidate will have at least five years of experience in education or a related field with a proven track record of designing and implementing career-connected learning in the K12 ecosystem. Understanding of concurrent enrollment systems, experience instructing or supporting Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in Colorado, and/or developing Individual Career and Academic Plans and providing career advising to students are additional advantages. They will have skill and experience in working with diverse groups of people, coaching across lines of difference, and empowering local leaders to create change. They will be a strong facilitator in both in-person and virtual contexts and have a working knowledge of adult learning techniques. They know how to work across organizations to build relationships, develop collaborative work products, and take responsibility for the outcomes. They will have a record of working with humility and persistence to serve partners and teams to which they are accountable. They will be organized, detail-oriented, an outstanding verbal and written communicator, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. The person in this role must be available and willing to travel as needed, approximately 25% of working days.

 

Competencies

This position requires strong project design and management skills, facilitation, coaching, interpersonal communication, collaboration, relationship building, and multi-tasking skills and the ability to anticipate and take initiative to predict and solve problems.

 

Compensation

• Full-time position
• Annual salary commensurate with experience in a range of $60,000 – $80,000
• Competitive benefits package
• Hybrid work environment including some flexible scheduling and work-from-home options
• CEI’s headquarters are in Denver, but if you live elsewhere in Colorado, we’d love to talk with you

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Manager, Implementation and Partnership

Posted by | March 28, 2022 |

Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) is seeking a Manager, Implementation and Partnership to join CEI’s implementation team in our efforts to support school districts to equitably, predictably, and reliably produce graduates who have developed academic, personal, professional, entrepreneurial, and civic competence.

The ideal candidate for this role has deep experience designing and implementing discrete projects related to topics such as school/district strategic planning and implementation; diversity, equity, and inclusion; social-emotional development; and/or career-connected learning. This candidate is skilled at high-quality project design, project management, facilitation, and coaching and relationship-building with school and district partners. This person is drawn to working with teams of district, school, teacher, and student leaders to design and implement innovative systems, programs, and processes that drive equitable outcomes for all students.

The candidate is excited to join a team grounded in the CEI mindsets: dream big, act small, and pivot quickly; constant learning and adaptation; flexible, nimble, and purposeful; and partnership and service orientation. In addition to the qualifications included throughout this description, the candidate will exhibit belief in and comfort with the CEI Design Commitments, including change management; diversity, equity, and inclusion; youth activation; family and community partnership; social emotional development; and leadership. This position will report to the Director, Implementation and Partnership.

About Colorado Education Initiative

CEI is at the forefront of improvement, innovation, and change in Colorado’s public education system. CEI is a statewide nonprofit organization that invests time, expertise, and dollars in K-12 public education. For 15 years, CEI has worked with educators as an inspired and supportive partner on the ground in over 150 urban, suburban, and rural school districts.

CEI works as an implementation expert, innovation thought leader, and statewide convener in public education. Our mission is to accelerate improvement and innovation in Colorado schools. Our vision is a future in which every student in Colorado is prepared and unafraid to succeed in school, work, and life, and ready to take on the challenges of today, tomorrow, and beyond. We currently partner deeply in over 60 Colorado school districts and have limited work in other states in the region. In addition to our field implementation work, we engage in important policy and innovation agendas in Colorado. Our success is driven by a passionate team of diverse individuals who truly enjoy working together.

Of note, we are committed to prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the work we support across Colorado. We seek to identify and embed equity-seeking practices in our culture and talent systems and have made a focused set of investments in the related professional development of our team. We believe our work demands this because of the historic and current experiences in the school systems in which we operate and because we believe the outcomes we seek for students require the prioritization of equity. In all roles, we welcome candidates who are eager to participate in and contribute to this work and whose lived experiences deepen our perspectives on the education system.

Responsibilities

Implementation of school- and district-facing projects

• Partner with Directors in project design and management of school and district initiatives related to content such as social-emotional learning, career-connected learning, strategic systems improvement, academic equity and improvement, and continuous improvement.
• Manage project budgets for high quality and efficient delivery.
• Lead internal project meetings and support effective team communication and collaboration.
• Support a culture of positivity and customer service internally and externally.

Facilitation, coaching, and relationship management

• Collaborate with CEI teammates to design and facilitate professional development, community co-creation and co-production, and school and district leadership team meetings.
• Effectively communicate conceptual ideas and expertise to both internal teams and external stakeholders.
• Support partner and project success through individual and project coaching and project management.
• Build and deepen relationships with CEI partners to better meet their current needs and to identify opportunities for future support and partnership.

Learning, collaboration, and thought leadership

• Learn new content, approaches, and processes and apply them within and outside of personal areas of expertise to advance the work of CEI and our partners.
• Actively and eagerly partner with colleagues inside and outside of CEI to advance shared goals and increase the capacity of the K12 ecosystem.
• Contribute to the body of knowledge in areas related but not limited to social-emotional learning, career connected learning, strategic systems improvement, academic equity and improvement, and continuous improvement.

Qualifications

A successful candidate will have at least five years of experience in education or a related field with a proven track record of designing and implementing discrete projects in the K12 ecosystem. Understanding of the Colorado public education landscape is an additional advantage. They will have skill and experience in working with diverse groups of
people, coaching across lines of difference, and empowering local leaders to create change. They will be a strong facilitator in both in-person and virtual contexts and have a working knowledge of adult learning techniques. They know how to work across organizations to build relationships, develop collaborative work products, and take responsibility for outcomes. They will have a record of working with humility and persistence to serve partners and teams to which they are accountable. They will be organized, detail-oriented, an outstanding verbal and written communicator, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. The person in this role must be available and willing to travel as needed, approximately 25% of working days.

Competencies

This position requires strong project design and management skills, facilitation, coaching, interpersonal communication, collaboration, relationship building, and multi-tasking skills and the ability to anticipate and take initiative to predict and solve problems.

Compensation

• Full-time position
• Annual salary commensurate with experience in a range of $60,000 – $80,000
• Competitive benefits package
• Hybrid work environment including some flexible scheduling and work-from-home options
• CEI’s headquarters are in Denver, but if you live elsewhere in Colorado, we’d love to talk with you

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K-8 Special Education Teacher

Posted by | March 28, 2022 |

Job Title: K-8 Special Education Teacher, 2022-2023 school year

Location: Carbondale Community School, Carbondale, Colorado

Submit resume and cover letter to: Sam Richings-Germain, Principal  srichings@discovercompass.org 

Carbondale Community School is a Roaring Fork School District charter school managed by Compass for Lifelong Discovery. Carbondale Community School  (CCS) provides a balanced, integrated educational experience that incorporates strong academic skills woven into project-based learning opportunities. We are an intentionally small K-8 public school with one class per grade and multi-age learning centers. 

At CCS, our highly qualified staff work in tandem with students, families, and our community to maintain strong traditions, a healthy social, emotional, and physical learning environment with high educational standards, and a focus on the four guiding points of our school’s compass:

  • Social Justice: Teaching and modeling social responsibility, respect, tolerance, diversity, service, caring, compassion, integrity, equity, and peace.
  • Community: Building a strong sense of community through our traditions and parental, student, teacher, and community involvement and volunteerism.
  • Responsibility: Embracing individuality, personal responsibility, and accountability.
  • Lifelong Learning: Pursuing a progressive, child-centered approach to creative, self-directed, meaningful learning.

As a school and an organization, we highly value the contributions of our teaching staff and we are committed to shared-decision making and work-life balance.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have or be eligible for a Colorado Teaching License with Special Education Generalist endorsement

 Job Description:

  • Employ evidence-based practices to teach elementary and middle school students 
  • Communicate and collaborate with colleagues, students, and families to refer, evaluate and implement full and individualized support for students with disabilities
  • Manage and organize time and duties to ensure timely and thorough completion of special education service delivery, progress monitoring and evaluations, collaborative meetings, and associated paperwork
  • Provide individualized supports for children in general education settings both inside and outside of the classroom
  • Utilize informal and formal assessments to plan and deliver effective instruction and to engage a diverse population of students in meaningful learning
  • Develop effective positive behavior support plans when needed
  • Participate and contribute to weekly school-wide staff meetings and district-wide special education meetings
  • Perform additional duties as assigned  

Position Title: Special Education Teacher

Reports to: Carbondale Community School Principal, Sam Richings-Germain

Location: Carbondale Community School, Carbondale, Colorado

Classification: Certified 

Contract Period: Position begins in August 2022

Compensation: 2021-2022 CCS Salary Placement Schedule – in revision for 2022-2023 school year. CCS staff are employed by Compass for Lifelong Discovery. Compensation is based on experience.

*Do not use the online application for this position.  

Submit resume and cover letter to: Sam Richings-Germain, Principal  srichings@discovercompass.org 

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Principal

Posted by | March 25, 2022 |

Licensed Administrative/Professional Technical

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Daily 50% Serve as an instructional leader by coordinating the development of and monitoring the implementation of the unified improvement plan in accordance with the district mission.
Mnthly 20% Hire supervise and evaluate all staff.
Daily 10% Develop and monitor all members of the staff to build their capacity to meet the learning needs of the students by monitoring achievement toward meeting Unified Improvement Plan goals.
Wkly 8% Develop, implement and evaluate an embedded collaborative professional learning model which focuses on improving instructional practices and increasing student achievement.
Wkly 2% Use data to analyze and plan for differentiated support for staff and students.
Wkly 2% Monitor, implement, and support Board policies; state and federal statutes and regulations to include attending special education staffing, Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings; and the Master Agreement.
Mnthly 2% Develop and implement a school wide plan to ensure the safety of students and staff in accordance with established district policies and procedures.
Wkly 2% Perform a wide range of managerial responsibilities including, but not limited to: staffing, scheduling, budget, technology, and facilities.
Daily 2% Communicate and collaborate with families and community members, respond to diverse community interest and needs and mobilize community resources.
Daily 2% Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Aurora Public Schools – Job Description – Principal, Elementary School
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Zone Superintendent

Posted by | March 23, 2022 |

ABOUT THE POSITION
District 49 depends on Zone Superintendents to grow the robust portfolio of distinct and exceptional schools referenced in our strategic plan. The Power Zone Superintendent supports district administrators by collaborating with the CEO and serving as the primary liaison between the district and our schools in the zone. The Zone Superintendent provides oversight and direction to ensure zone and school compliance with applicable policy, law, ethical and professional obligations. This leadership role includes supervising school principals and other zone administrative staff; designing and communicating policies, practices and procedures; facilitating and monitoring zone and school objectives, projects and timelines; creating and communicating data/information; participating in budget development and monitoring; and ensuring that zone initiatives support the strategic priorities of the district, zone, and individual schools. Because each of the four zones in the district has unique commitments and strategies, our commitment to zone autonomy anticipates that the leadership structure in each zone may be customized according to the strategic priorities of that zone. The Zone Superintendent, in collaboration with the Chief Education Officer may create positions and structures that serve the particular character and values of the zone.

Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree plus additional coursework required for certification or licensure and a minimum of five years of department, building or district leadership.

ABOUT THE POWER ZONE
Located in the northwestern area of the district, the POWER Zone serves students in a traditional K-12 feeder system consisting of four traditional elementary schools, a specialized school serving students learning with indicators of dyslexia, a middle school and a high school. The schools in the POWER Zone hold high expectations for academic success, so educators focus on excellence in traditional core academics delivered through proven education practices, where strong instruction is grounded in professional learning communities.

The POWER Zone has adopted the High Reliability Schools (HRS) framework as their model for continuous improvement. Working with Marzano Resources, the leaders and schools in the POWER Zone are progressing through certification at increasing levels of the HRS framework.

ABOUT DISTRICT 49
School District 49, the fastest-growing district in Colorado, hosts 25 exceptional schools and programs within four distinct innovation zones, providing preK-12-aligned curriculum, online and alternative programming and homeschool enrichment. Home to more than 24,000 students and 2,100 staff members, District 49 aims to be the best choice to learn, work and lead. As one of Colorado’s recognized Districts of Innovation, District 49 is a challenging and stimulating place to lead. As part of our commitment to innovate, we host a robust portfolio of conventional, charter, online, and blended schools, including homeschool support as well as career and work-based education.

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Assistant Superintendent

Posted by | March 23, 2022 |

Description:
Assistant Superintendent

Job Summary:
The Assistant Superintendent reports directly to the Superintendent, oversees all matters as defined by the Superintendent, and is their representative in lieu of the Superintendent. The Assistant Superintendent handles a wide range of matters of institutional importance on behalf of the Superintendent. The Assistant Superintendent leads strategic initiatives and special projects as assigned by the Superintendent to ensure the viable operation of Mesa County Valley School District 51 and maintains constant and timely communication with the Superintendent regarding the day-to-day operation of MCVSD51. The Assistant Superintendent ensures that the Superintendent’s directives are implemented and represent MCVSD51.

  • Provide chief support for the Superintendent and supportive liaison between the Superintendent, Board of Education, and administrative staff.
  • Managing ongoing projects initiated by the Superintendent connected to the Strategic Plan.
  • Directly handling matters of school district importance; including preparing District level reports and managing special project initiatives.
  • Directing District resources toward the safety and security needs of students and staff is done in conjunction with recommendations from the District Crisis Team and through BOE input/directive.
  • Working directly with the District Athletic Directors to establish the future vision, current goals, and strategic plan for this large and complex department. The Assistant Superintendent ensures their alignment with the District’s mission and goals
  • Directly supervising Communications Department staff. The Assistant Superintendent has oversight and provides daily direction to internal and external messaging.

Primary Areas of Focused Responsibility:

COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS: Directly supervising Communications Department staff the Assistant Superintendent has oversight and provides daily direction to internal and external messaging. The Assistant Superintendent often represents and champions the organization’s events, strategic initiatives, and policies through print and video media interviews. The Assistant Superintendent represents the highest level of executive leadership and is able to convey an understanding of BOE directives, district policies, current concerns and initiatives to staff and the public. Assistant Superintendent directs the communications staff delegating interviews, responses for information or inquiries, attendance at events, and other daily communications activity according to District needs and staff abilities.

SAFETY AND SECURITY: Directing District resources toward the safety and security needs of students and staff is done in conjunction with recommendations from the District Crisis Team and through BOE input/directive. Providing leadership and guidance, this role works closely with the Director of Safety and Security to ensure all District plans for safety and loss control are implemented including establishing inspection, investigation and response protocols and procedures. Reviewing unusual or concerning incidents with the Director is a key role in determining the communications needs/procedures and follow-up for incidents, investigations and in how the District handles safety complaints. While overseeing this function for the District the Assistant Superintendent has a role of collaboration and partnership with internal and external stakeholders to manage the safety and security needs of ALL stakeholders.

ATHLETICS AND ACTIVITIES SUPPORTS: Working directly with the District Athletic Director to establish the future vision, current goals, and strategic plan for this large and complex department the Assistant Superintendent ensures their alignment with the District’s mission and goals. This role is a support for the Director and in assessing needs, allocating resources, and evaluating the effectiveness of all Athletic and Activities programming for more than 50 schools’ extra-curricular functions. The Assistant Superintendent monitors general operations intervening as needed or in response to unusual or special circumstances; more directly this role participates in and supervises the establishment of processes and accountabilities for any possible impacts of system failures, emergency responses, and any needed corrective actions/policies/procedures.

DISTRICT 51 FOUNDATION:
Assistant Superintendent works directly with the D51 Foundation Board of Directors to ensure its mission and focus are in support of the District’s mission and goals.  Assistant Superintendent is responsible for guiding and helping the foundation to prioritize projects and on-going work according to District needs.  This role also works in collaboration with Board members and the Executive Director to establish the Foundation’s annual strategic plans, including funding raising efforts.  The Assistant Superintendent also oversees the supervision for the Foundation’s Executive Director position.

EQUITY & INCLUSION: Supporting Equity & Inclusion integration across curriculum, teaching practices, school, and organization operations this role supports the Districtwide vision for a commitment to high expectations and for the success of ALL District students and staff. Encouraging efforts to engage students, staff, and community to collaboratively incorporate equity & inclusivity precepts throughout all aspects of District 51 the Assistant Superintendent ensures a common vernacular of precepts and district goals is embedded in Equity & Inclusion communications and initiatives.

STAFF SUPERVISION AND DEVELOPMENT: Supervision and evaluation is conducted in the framework of program goals and expectations including a variety of human resources responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Interviewing, hiring, training, promoting, planning, and assigning work,
  • Conducting performance evaluations, rewarding and disciplining employee conduct,
  • Addressing employee/student complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in education plus additional coursework/experience required for certification or licensure*
  • Minimum of five years of experience in building or district level administration role preferred;
  • Proven experience working within a large organization to achieve a change vision or implementing change initiatives;
  • Attend and complete all staff development training as required by state law or as directed by the Superintendent.
  • Must hold or be eligible for a Colorado Principal/Administrator’s License

Working Conditions:
260 days/year

Application Procedure:
Apply Online

Salary & Benefits:
$129,720-$195,606 *Salary Placement Commensurate with Experience
Information regarding D51 Benefits can be found here: https://www.d51schools.org/employment/current_employees/employee_benefits

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Superintendent – Colorado Springs School District 11, CO

Posted by | March 22, 2022 |

The Colorado Springs School District 11, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Board of Education, is seeking a highly qualified, proven, and experienced leader to serve as Superintendent of Schools.  Non-traditional candidates are encouraged to apply. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position July 1, 2022.

 

McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development has been engaged as the consultant in a search for outstanding candidates. They will assist the Board of Education in identifying and screening the candidates.

 

Enrollment: 23,000 students

 

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

 

The Qualifications

 

In order to be considered for the position, candidates must have the background, skills, and abilities to increase student enrollment and raise student achievement and graduation rates for ALL students in a highly diverse, urban school district that strives to “Inspire Every Mind.” The candidate must value developing the whole child while preparing them for college or career readiness.

 

Specifically, the Board of Education is seeking a candidate who possesses the following skills and experience:

 

  • An inspirational and outstanding leader of a large organization with multiple departments (i.e., human resources, finance, communications, curriculum and instruction, information technology, etc.) and a proven ability to lead thousands of employees.  The next superintendent must have demonstrated success turning around an organization and ensuring that all leadership decisions and resources will support a student-centered mission and culture in all District 11 Schools. The selected candidate must have a proven ability to increase student enrollment.  This leader must possess a strong value for educating future generations with a focus on improving academic outcomes for all students that is results-driven and data-proven.  A track record of attracting and retaining high quality and effective team members is also required.

 

  • An effective communicator, skilled in community engagement who serves as the face of the District.  The candidate must be ethical, honest, compassionate, transparent, and accountable in all interactions with stakeholders.  The next District leader should bring an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to raising community perception of the District and possess the ability to consistently provide clear, accurate, effective, and timely communications to a multitude of stakeholders.   Proven interpersonal skills necessary to inspire employees, students, parents, and community members is essential. An important task for the next leader is to build trust and collaboration within the District 11 community.

 

  • A proven manager with experience overseeing multimillion-dollar budgets and the ability to direct and allocate scarce resources to best meet the future needs of the District is essential.  The next superintendent must also have demonstrated the ability to collaborate and negotiate with large employee groups and effectively operate within the terms of employee union agreements.  Demonstrated success in evaluating, prioritizing, and implementing a plan for significant facilities and infrastructure needs across the organization is a high priority.

 

Salary Range:  $240,000 – $275,000 plus incentives and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications, subject to negotiation.

 

Search Timeline:

  • Closing Date for Applications:  April 20, 2022
  • Board of Education Selects Finalists: May 6, 2022
  • Interviews with Board of Education: May 23-24, 2022
  • Selection of New Superintendent: May 25, 2022
  • Start Date: July 1, 2022

 

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Licensed Postions

Posted by | March 21, 2022 |

Englewood Schools is hiring for the following licensed positions:

Elementary

  • Math Interventionist
  • Literacy Interventionist
  • 5th Grade Teacher
  • 2nd Grade Teacher
  • School Psychologist/Counselor
  • Affective Needs Teacher
  • Speech Language Pathologist

Middle School

  • .5 English Language Arts/.5 Literacy Interventionist
  • Math Teacher
  • MTSS Interventionist (Counselor)

High School

  • Culinary Arts (1 year only)
  • Drama/Theater Teacher
  • Science Teacher (.5 fte)
  • Speech Language Pathologist

 

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Assistant Superintendent

Posted by | March 17, 2022 |

ELIZABETH SCHOOL DISTRICT ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT

The Elizabeth School District in Elizabeth, Colorado, is seeking an experienced,  dynamic and collaborative school district administrator to assume senior-level administrative responsibilities over a combination of educational and operational functions under the direction of the superintendent. The position will focus on student success, with significant supervisory, planning and fiscal responsibilities bridging student learning and school facilities. This is a year-round position based on a 260-day contract.

Elizabeth Schools is a growing rural district comprising a high school, a middle school, two PreK-5 elementary schools, and a K-8 charter school with approximately 2,500 students districtwide. Our community is growing, and our school programs and services are expanding.

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE

$125, 000 – $140,000 DOE
We offer an attractive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, life insurance, and paid time off.

POSITION SUMMARY

The preferred candidate will possess strong skills and capabilities to provide district level leadership bringing together two related and overlapping functions – education and facilities.  The position will be assigned overall responsibility to include but not be limited to the following:

EDUCATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The assistant superintendent will have leadership responsibilities for student success across a range of areas, including academics, athletics, performing arts and other student activities, social and emotional skill development, and the district’s graduate competencies. The position supervises principals and the special services director.  Specific areas of educational leadership and support include K-12 curriculum alignment, standards implementation, instructional practices and multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), state and local assessments, professional development, preschool programs, career-connected and work-based learning programs, federal programs, other grant programs, teacher mentoring and induction, student expulsions, and partnerships with outside agencies.

The position oversees Special Services which includes special education, gifted and talented programs, support for English language learners, the district nurse, 504 plans, and support for homeless and foster-care students. The district is the special education Administrative Unit responsible for ensuring that the requirements of special-education laws, regulations and rules are met in the district’s charter school.

FACILITIES RESPONSIBILITIES

In addition to educational leadership, the assistant superintendent will have day-to-day and long-range school facilities responsibilities to include buildings/grounds and custodial services, facilities master planning and maintenance, building upgrades and capital improvements, applying for and overseeing BEST and other facilities grants, facilities-use policies and operations, bond programs, and other duties related to school and district facilities.
The assistant superintendent will partner with the technology and safety directors regarding infrastructure maintenance and improvements related to these areas. The position supervises the maintenance, operations and facilities coordinator.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

The preferred candidate for this position will possess a master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible educational leadership experience, ideally as the principal of a medium- to large-sized secondary school, superintendent of a rural district, or in a district-level position with significant supervisory and budget responsibility. The successful applicant will also have strong project management and planning skills, the ability to learn and lead simultaneously, and excellent relationship and communications skills.

HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at http://elizabethschooldistrict.org. Click on Employment, then Administration.

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PK-8 Assistant Principal

Posted by | March 15, 2022 |

Job Title: PK-8 Assistant Principal

Classification: FT/Salary Exempt

Reports To: Lincoln Academy PK-8 Principal

Salary Range: $82,000 – $98,000

LINCOLN ACADEMY 

Mission: Our mission is to help students attain their highest social and academic potential through an academically rigorous, content-rich education in a safe, orderly, and caring environment.

Vision: Our vision is to prepare all students for their future endeavors by providing a comprehensive Core Knowledge Education.

Job Duties and Responsibilities 

The PK-8 Assistant Principal will assist the PK-8 Principal in committing to aligning all goals and daily activities with the mission and vision of the school.  The PK-8 Assistant Principal demonstrates high moral character and is an advocate of school choice, has a passion for PK-8 education, demonstrates a commitment to serving children, and is an excellent communicator to all stakeholders. They will work with honesty, integrity, and positive energy.  They will also inspire others as they demonstrate an ability to trust and empower the staff.

 

Strategic Planning and Leadership:  

  • Partner with the school administrative team to ensure collective responsibility for building a unity of purpose, supporting a common vision, and creating a positive organizational culture.
  • Promote and encourage the success of every student by collaborating with staff and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources.
  • Support a vertically and horizontally aligned PK-8 Core Knowledge program in every content area.
  • Implement and monitor school-wide behavioral expectations and policies including monitoring attendance trends and overseeing truancy interventions; address safety and welfare issues by holding meetings with parents, investigating incidents, documenting findings, contacting proper authorities, and conforming to legal requirements and regulations.

 

Academic Success: 

  • Support the PK-8 implementation of Core Knowledge Curriculum.
  • Ensure the academic integrity and success of the school.
  • Provide opportunities to further develop the knowledge, skills, ability and talent of teachers and staff.
  • Set the intellectual tone of the school.
  • Support a high-performing, consistent, data-driven culture with teachers, students, and families to ensure a school-wide focus on student achievement.
  • Monitor members of the staff to build their capacity to meet the learning needs of the students.
  • Regularly track and report student academic progress.
  • Conduct formal and informal evaluations providing feedback for growth.

 

Climate and Culture:

  • Help develop a culture of high expectations and support a cohesive PK-8 staff and student conduct policy.
  • Require staff and students to demonstrate consistent values and positive behaviors aligned to the school’s mission and vision.
  • Support a school culture and environment that successfully develops the full range of students’ learning capabilities – academic, creative, social-emotional, behavioral, and physical.
  • Work closely with the whole staff to establish a positive and achievement-oriented school.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to developing great teachers.
  • Highly present and visible during school hours.
  • Proactively circulate throughout classrooms and hallways during the day to gain valuable context on student behavior and help support positive school culture.
  • Build positive relationships with staff and stakeholders and model a unified PK-8 team mentality.

Qualifications: 

  • Colorado Principal License.
  • Master’s Degree in a related field and/or advanced degree in education.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in school administration, school leadership, teaching, or related.
  • Advanced knowledge of data analysis, curriculum and instruction and special education laws.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced interpersonal relations skills.
  • Advanced organizational skills.
  • Advanced skills in conflict resolution and problem-solving.
  • Ability to be flexible and patient and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Ability to effectively motivate and supervise people.
  • Ability to promote and follow the Board of Director policies, District policies as well as building department procedures, protocols and guidelines.
  • Willingness to contribute to cultural diversity for educational enrichment. 

 

Benefits:  

  • Medical benefits
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • PERA retirement benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Paid sick leave

Lincoln Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not make hiring decisions based on age, race, gender, religion, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact our Human Resources Department.

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Meeker High School Science Teacher

Posted by | March 15, 2022 |

Meeker High School is seeking individuals who are highly qualified in Science, with the ability to teach all levels of High School Science, which may include college level and AP courses. The District prefers a person with strong knowledge and understanding of standards-based education, with a willingness to work, or successful experience in a collaborative culture dedicated to using data to drive instruction, differentiation, and student learning.

Meeker School District has an approximate enrollment of 750 students in grades Pre-K through Twelve. The High School has approximately 225 students 9-12. We are seeking an individual who has the understanding of the intellectual, social, and emotional needs of the high school student. Professional involvement beyond the local level and successful teaching experience are desirable. The Meeker Re-1 School District is seeking an enthusiastic person who wants to join a staff committed to “Excellence in all we do”.

Job Functions/Qualifications:

  • Models ethical standards, continual growth, collaborative work, and care and concern for students, materials, and facilities.
  • The Classroom teacher demonstrates effective classroom management strategies.
  • The classroom teacher will use state and district standards to drive the design of standards-based assessment, planning and instruction.
  • The classroom teacher demonstrates effective and appropriate communication skills.
  • The teacher must be appropriately certified and/or licensed as a teacher in the State of Colorado as provided by law.
  • Licensed staff must be qualified for the area or grade level in which they perform, meeting Colorado Department of Education accreditation standards.
  • Demonstrate effective problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of curriculum, assessment, models of instruction.
  • Other job duties as assigned. To view the full Job Description, click HERE.

 

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Meeker Elementary Classroom Teacher

Posted by | March 15, 2022 |

Meeker Elementary School is seeking highly qualified classroom teachers, with the ability to teach any grade level K-5th. The District prefers a person with strong knowledge and understanding of standards-based education, with a willingness to work, or successful experience in a collaborative culture dedicated to using data to drive instruction, differentiation, and student learning.

Meeker School District has an approximate enrollment of 720 students in grades Pre-K through Twelve. The Elementary School has approximately 340 students prek-5th. We are seeking an individual who has the understanding of the intellectual, social, and emotional needs of the elementary school student. Professional involvement beyond the local level and successful teaching experience are desirable. The Meeker Re-1 School District is seeking an enthusiastic person who wants to join a staff committed to “Excellence in all we do”.

Job Functions/Qualifications:

·         Models ethical standards, continual growth, collaborative work, and care and concern for students, materials, and facilities.

·         The Classroom teacher demonstrates effective classroom management strategies.

·         The classroom teacher will use state and district standards to drive the design of standards-based assessment, planning and instruction.

·         The classroom teacher demonstrates effective and appropriate communication skills.

·         The teacher must be appropriately certified and/or licensed as a teacher in the State of Colorado as provided by law.

·         Licensed staff must be qualified for the area or grade level in which they perform, meeting Colorado Department of Education accreditation standards.

·         Demonstrate effective problem solving skills.

·         Knowledge of curriculum, assessment, models of instruction.

·         Other job duties as assigned. To view the full Job Description, click HERE.

 

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English, Science, Health, Spanish, Counseling, and Coaching Positons

Posted by | March 10, 2022 |

Erie High School, the  St. Vrain Valley School District’s (SVVSD.org) largest and  fastest growing  high school, anticipates the following job openings for the 2022/2023 school year:

English 

Science

Health

Foreign Language: Spanish

Instructional Para Educators

Counseling

Head Basketball Coach: Girls

Head Volleyball Coach: Girls

Various assistant coaching positions

Erie High School is dedicated to attracting and retaining high-quality teachers, administrators, and support staff and is committed to providing focused professional development programs and competitive compensation packages to its employees. Learn more about Erie High School at ehs.svvsd.org

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Special Education Teaching Assistant – 1k staffing stipend & 2k signing bonus!

Posted by | March 10, 2022 |

Who We Seek

We seek teachers and staff who are interested in developing students into outstanding human beings in their academic and personal lives by role modeling our culture of Rigor and Love. Work collaboratively with their teammates and seek feedback, coaching, and mentorship from their admin team and school community. Implement our data-driven curriculum with the tools they’ve gained from experience while they adapt to the needs of their students.
If you are someone who is mission-driven, humble in your reflections about your practice, smart in the ways you approach data, and are results-oriented, we’d love to see you apply.

During the 2021-2022 school year, RMP is driving after five big goals:

  1. Kindergarten through second-grade students will grow, on average, 1.5 years in math and reading.
  2. Students receiving interventions will, on average, grow 2 years in reading.
  3. Third- through fifth-grade students taking CMAS will score an average of 45% on track for the next grade level with 10% scoring exceeding expectations.
  4. Average Daily Attendance at each RMP school will be at least 96%.
  5. At least 90% of students who start at RMP, stay at RMP. (We call this the Persistence Goal.)
Each member of the organization plays a part in achieving these goals. School-based staff members will work towards 2 or 3 metrics that are aligned to both their individual roles AND the Big 5. These metrics vary by position and are subject to change. As a Special Education Teaching Assistant, you will be held accountable for two of these goals. Learn more about how you’ll drive these goals in the list below.

If you apply for this role, you will be considered for two program areas:

1. Mild/Moderate

As a Teaching Assistant for mild/moderate scholars, you will be supporting 1:1 with scholars who need support accessing the school environment.  This will include supporting general education content classes and special education small groups.  This is included but not limited to, accessing the curriculum, supporting student focus, and behavioral support.  You will be responsible for knowing about what interventions and supports are best practices as deemed appropriate by the IEP/BIP. You will work closely with a mild/moderate case manager who will support in daily instruction and support.
OR

2. Centers-Based (Autism Center)

As a teaching assistant in our center-based programming, you will be supporting scholars inside the special education classroom and general education environment as deemed appropriate by the IEP.  You will be under the supervision of the Lead teacher of the center-based program.  You will support scholars with daily instruction, health-related needs, recreational/play-based learning, behavioral, and other duties assigned by the Lead Teacher.

Role Mission

Special Education Teaching Assistants work to support data-driven instruction that will lead to outstanding academic results while fostering close and impactful relationships with each scholar in the classroom. Through consistent feedback and collaboration with a lead teacher, Special Education Teaching Assistants drive student goals by supporting them one on one, in groups, or by facilitating small-group activities that help students build their sensory skills, motor skills, life skills, and social-emotional skills.  Special Education Teachers at RMP partner with their Teaching Assistants to ensure all students are on track to meet our Big 5 goals.

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for assisting students with severe needs in learning to be as independent as possible in everyday living.
  • Instruct small and large groups in academics, sensory skills, art, monetary skills, domestics, and recreation
  • Supervise and support in the classroom, physical education classes, the clinic, lunchroom, playground, and in transit to and from buses
  • Monitor and track required recordkeeping; monitor behavior, and implement behavior plans
  • Feed and supervise eating including spoon-feeding and tube feeding (depends on the level and scholar need)
  • Carrying out occupational or physical therapy activities as directed; administering assigned medical tasks

 

In this role, you’ll help drive these goals…

If you are a Mild/Moderate Teaching Assistant:

  • Students on caseload average 96% Average Daily Attendance (ADA) for the duration of the 2022-2023 school year.
  • Students on caseload have 90% persistence between SY22-SY23.
  • TAs will also help support one academic goal that is aligned with their Lead Teacher.

If you are a Centers-Based Teaching Assistant:

  • Students on caseload average 96% Average Daily Attendance (ADA) for the duration of the 2022-2023 school year.
  • For our Autism Center and Multi-Intensive classrooms, student enrollment is determined by the district so they do not have a persistence goal.
  • TAs will also help support one academic goal that is aligned with their Lead Teacher.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Provide evidence of completing high school or a GED
  • Pass a background check
  • Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States

Preferred

  • Previous experience working with scholars with disabilities
  • Experience working with elementary school students and diverse populations
  • CPI/NCI trained

 

Salary

  • This is a full-time, in-person, benefits-eligible position with a salary of $27,500 and access to comprehensive benefits
  • This position is also eligible for overtime pay
  • This position comes with a $1,000 hard-to-fill staffing stipend which will be paid out in equal installments
  • This position comes with a $2,000 signing bonus that will be paid as a lump sum on your first paycheck

 

Benefits

  • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability Insurance (RMP covers short-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee. Staff members can also select optional long-term coverage.)
  • Life Insurance (optional up to $100k – additional options through PERA)
  • Retirement (PERA 401k – RMP does not match contributions at this time)
  • Paid-Time-Off (Personal/Sick leave)
  • $500 wellness benefit

 

Want more information?

Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.   Rocky Mountain Prep does not sponsor visas at this time.
RMP is an equal opportunity employer. We seek applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to color, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Vaccine Update

The City & County of Denver recently issued a vaccine mandate for public employees. This mandate applies to charter schools. Please be aware that all Rocky Mountain Prep staff members are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. There is a process for requesting an exemption to this mandate but we cannot guarantee that a request for exemption will be approved.
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Head of School

Posted by | March 9, 2022 |

The Opportunity

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to lead an outstanding high school of choice in a beautiful part of the country?  Animas High School is a high-performing charter school founded in 2009 and authorized through Colorado Charter School Institute that uses an innovative, student-centered, project-based curriculum to prepare students for postsecondary success. Located in Durango, Colorado, AHS serves approximately 200 students in grades 9-12.  AHS will complete a newly constructed, state-of-the-art school facility on the campus of Fort Lewis College in fall 2022, providing a groundbreaking opportunity to grow its already outstanding programs and practices, to provide an unparalleled 21st educational experience that will inspire its graduates to make a positive impact on the world.

 

AHS Mission

Animas High School prepares all students for college and postsecondary success by creating critical thinkers and engaged citizens through an innovative, student-centered, project-based curriculum.

  • Rigorous academics, where all students are prepared for college success
  • Culture of excellence, where students are held to high expectations
  • Strong faculty-student relationships, where students are well known
  • Engaging learning, where students see the relevance of their education

 

Job Description

The Head of School is Animas High School’s chief executive/administrator and reports to the school’s Board of Directors.  

 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Execute the mission, vision, values and strategic plan of Animas High School 
  • Drive efforts to support meaningful academic and personal growth for students through project-based learning model and develop metrics to measure student progress
  • Sustain and enhance AHS’ Culture of Excellence to ensure a safe and productive learning environment for all students
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with AHS students and families
  • Oversee staff hiring process, manage professional development for all school staff, develop metrics to assess staff success, evaluate efficacy of staff roles and make decisions around employment offers/termination
  • Lead and manage all school operations
  • Manage the annual budgeting process and ongoing fiscal management
  • Oversee all government compliance including testing, charter-school reporting requirements and adherence to the Unified Improvement Plan
  • Oversee the relocation into the new facility and develop collaborative programs with Fort Lewis College
  • Maintain and grow positive partnerships with other local schools and community agencies, exhibiting leadership in the Durango and regional community

 

Qualifications:

  • MA in Education Administration or equivalent education and experience
  • Experience/strong familiarity with project-based learning
  • 3+ years of high school level teaching experience
  • 3+ years of high school level administrative experience
  • Proven ability to lead successfully in academic environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills with a proven ability to work professionally and collaboratively with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of school-based budgeting/planning
  • Knowledge of the laws, procedures, and programs related to the operation of a school
  • Experience with IDEA, ADA, and Gifted & Talented requirements and programs
  • Proven skills in problem solving and conflict management
  • Charter school experience preferred

 

Salary negotiable based on experience 

 

Commencement Date: July 1st, 2022

 

Application:

To apply for the Head of School position, please submit a CV, letter of interest outlining skills and abilities and three professional references to HOSsearch@animashighschool.com. 

 

Application Deadline: March 15, 2022

 

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Middle School Math Teacher

Posted by | March 8, 2022 |

Aspen Community School is a charter of the Aspen School District and managed by Compass for Lifelong Discovery. Our mission is fostering lifelong learning and empowering individuals to take responsibility for themselves, their learning, and their community.

Job Description

The Aspen Community School seeks a Middle School Teacher, specializing in math, for the 2022-2023 school year. This position will work primarily with fifth and sixth grade students in a co-teaching model.

Position Title: Middle School Teacher, specializing in math

Reports to: Casey White, ACS Principal

Classification: Certified Full-time Exempt 

Contract Period: 9 Month (186 days) 

Salary Range: $48,000-$60,000/year

 Responsibilities:

  • Establish a safe, respectful learning environment for all students, integrating ACS expectations for academic excellence, relevance, and focus on relationships
  • Develop positive relationships based on mutual respect and objectivity with parents and students
  • Demonstrate strong classroom management by setting and reinforcing clear classroom expectations
  • Be responsible for conducting a prepared, organized and professional classroom
  • Plan, prepare and deliver math lessons that reflect the curriculum and the state’s core educational standards
  • Adapt mathematics curriculum for individual, small group, and remedial instruction to meet the needs of identified students or subgroups of students
  • Evaluate the academic and social growth of students
  • Use formal and informal assessments to inform instruction based on student progress and the ability to meet courses standards in mathematical knowledge and skills
  • Plan and develop lesson plans and teaching outlines
  • Employ a variety of methodologies in teaching and instructing pupils, including demonstrations, discussions, and lectures
  • Utilize educational equipment, such as materials, books, and other learning aids
  • Communicate consistently and effectively with students, parents and colleagues
  • Facilitate student-centered, solution based discussions to resolve conflicts with students and/or parents when they arise
  • Promote student responsibility through caring accountability 
  • Demonstrate Instructional and technological competency
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and adherence to approved communication pathways 
  • Actively pursue professional development opportunities that support lifelong learning
  • Participate in required activities such as but not limited to: Back to School Night, Family BBQ, the Thanksgiving Celebration, and Outdoor Education trips that enhance our program outside of instructional hours
  • Follow policies established by the COMPASS Board of Directors, administration, the respective school district, and Colorado State mandated school guidelines, except where COMPASS has received waivers
  • Complete other duties as assigned
  • Support and uphold all school policies

Requirements

Willingness to become highly qualified in the content areas you are responsible for instruction. 

B.A. or B.S. required in the specific content area (e.g. B.A. in History when applying for Social Studies position). Current Colorado Teaching License preferred. Demonstrated experience in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery. 

Physical Requirements

The employee is regularly required to talk, walk, stand and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, grasp, and perform light lifting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

 Skills and Abilities

Ability to read, write and interpret various documents such as rules, policy and expectation, agreements, rubrics, scope and sequence documents, and assessment documents. Ability to speak effectively before groups of staff, students, Board of Directors, Administrators and parents. Ability to understand and carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in a variety of situations. Ability to work collaboratively with various groups. Ability to apply an entrepreneurial outlook and a charter school commitment. Strong organizational and the ability to coordinate different tasks. Strong interpersonal, and customer service skills while working with a diverse population. Ability to work with limited supervision and to be self-motivated. Ability and skill to use sound judgment as determined by the specific situation. Strong organizational and coordination skills

Working Conditions

Work is performed inside and outside with occasional exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed in all weather conditions and includes exposure to moderate and sometimes loud noise. This is a highly public position that includes contact with students, staff, Administrators, COMPASS Board of Directors and parents. Occasionally work may consist of ten (10) plus hour days with weekend work as needed.

 

 

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Ethnic Studies and English Teacher

Posted by | March 8, 2022 |

About this job:

School Teachers will teach grade level material, content specific lesson plans, and Personal Development, following DPS standards-based curriculum.

What You’ll Do:

  • Help all students develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understanding.

  • Monitor, supervise, coordinate and enforce rule of conduct and behavior for assigned students, and reinforce positive student behaviors in accordance with school and District policy.

  • Observes, evaluates, reports and records students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.

  • Communicates with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems.

  • Prepare educational course outlines, objectives and materials according to curriculum guidelines or state and local requirements.

  • Present subject matter to students, using various teaching methods and technology, adjusting teaching style and method to meet student learning style.

We are excited about you because you will:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in education or in the subject areas for which you are applying.

  • Master’s Degree, preferred.

  • Have a valid Colorado Department of Education (CDE) teaching license.  Click here for additional information regarding specific requirements and qualifications for the various subject areas (DPS does accept a CDE Application Receipt for 90 days.)

  • Have the ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Provide effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Have the ability to manage classroom and coordinate and instruct student activities.

  • Have an anti-racist mindset and will work to dismantle systems of oppression and inequity in our community, along with believing in and supporting all students so they feel seen and heard with access to high quality education.

  • Live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working with us.

  • Have the ability with or without accommodations to meet the physical demands of the position.

What DPS Offers You:

  • A Culture that values Equity, Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration and Fun with a shared vision that Every Student Will Succeed.

  • Competitive Teacher Compensation and Procomp Incentive plan, click here for the DCTA Teacher and SSP Salary Schedule

  • DPS Total Rewards includes time off, health and wellness benefits, and PERA Retirement.

 

Innovation School – Please ensure you review the Innovation Plan to understand terms and conditions of employment prior to applying.  Innovation Plan is available at: http://portfolio.dpsk12.org/our-schools/innovation-schools/innovation-schools-of-dps/

 

 

 

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender expression, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other status protected by law or regulations. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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Gifted and Talented Teacher

Posted by | March 8, 2022 |

About this job:

School Teachers will teach grade level material, content specific lesson plans, and Personal Development, following DPS standards-based curriculum.

What You’ll Do:

  • Help all students develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understanding.

  • Monitor, supervise, coordinate and enforce rule of conduct and behavior for assigned students, and reinforce positive student behaviors in accordance with school and District policy.

  • Observes, evaluates, reports and records students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.

  • Communicates with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems.

  • Prepare educational course outlines, objectives and materials according to curriculum guidelines or state and local requirements.

  • Present subject matter to students, using various teaching methods and technology, adjusting teaching style and method to meet student learning style.

We are excited about you because you will:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in education or in the subject areas for which you are applying.

  • Master’s Degree, preferred.

  • Have a valid Colorado Department of Education (CDE) teaching license.  Click here for additional information regarding specific requirements and qualifications for the various subject areas (DPS does accept a CDE Application Receipt for 90 days.)

  • Have the ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Provide effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Have the ability to manage classroom and coordinate and instruct student activities.

  • Have an anti-racist mindset and will work to dismantle systems of oppression and inequity in our community, along with believing in and supporting all students so they feel seen and heard with access to high quality education.

  • Live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working with us.

  • Have the ability with or without accommodations to meet the physical demands of the position.

What DPS Offers You:

  • A Culture that values Equity, Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration and Fun with a shared vision that Every Student Will Succeed.

  • Competitive Teacher Compensation and Procomp Incentive plan, click here for the DCTA Teacher and SSP Salary Schedule

  • DPS Total Rewards includes time off, health and wellness benefits, and PERA Retirement.

 

Innovation School – Please ensure you review the Innovation Plan to understand terms and conditions of employment prior to applying.  Innovation Plan is available at: http://portfolio.dpsk12.org/our-schools/innovation-schools/innovation-schools-of-dps/

 

 

 

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender expression, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other status protected by law or regulations. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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Business Teacher

Posted by | March 8, 2022 |

About this job:

School Teachers will teach grade level material, content specific lesson plans, and Personal Development, following DPS standards-based curriculum.

What You’ll Do:

  • Help all students develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understanding.

  • Monitor, supervise, coordinate and enforce rule of conduct and behavior for assigned students, and reinforce positive student behaviors in accordance with school and District policy.

  • Observes, evaluates, reports and records students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.

  • Communicates with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems.

  • Prepare educational course outlines, objectives and materials according to curriculum guidelines or state and local requirements.

  • Present subject matter to students, using various teaching methods and technology, adjusting teaching style and method to meet student learning style.

We are excited about you because you will:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in education or in the subject areas for which you are applying.

  • Master’s Degree, preferred.

  • Have a valid Colorado Department of Education (CDE) teaching license.  Click here for additional information regarding specific requirements and qualifications for the various subject areas (DPS does accept a CDE Application Receipt for 90 days.)

  • Have the ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Provide effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Have the ability to manage classroom and coordinate and instruct student activities.

  • Have an anti-racist mindset and will work to dismantle systems of oppression and inequity in our community, along with believing in and supporting all students so they feel seen and heard with access to high quality education.

  • Live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working with us.

  • Have the ability with or without accommodations to meet the physical demands of the position.

What DPS Offers You:

  • A Culture that values Equity, Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration and Fun with a shared vision that Every Student Will Succeed.

  • Competitive Teacher Compensation and Procomp Incentive plan, click here for the DCTA Teacher and SSP Salary Schedule

  • DPS Total Rewards includes time off, health and wellness benefits, and PERA Retirement.

 

Innovation School – Please ensure you review the Innovation Plan to understand terms and conditions of employment prior to applying.  Innovation Plan is available at: http://portfolio.dpsk12.org/our-schools/innovation-schools/innovation-schools-of-dps/

 

 

 

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender expression, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other status protected by law or regulations. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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Assistant Principal

Posted by | March 8, 2022 |

About this job:

Assistant Principals at DPS, provide leadership, support and guidance that is essential to their staff, students and faculty.

Update: We are working through finalizing details and logistics of our AP and Principal selection process for this upcoming school year. Please apply online and as soon as we have information available, we will be in touch. The process will look different for everyone this year and we will be sure that you have all the details as soon as they are available.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead high-quality, data driven instruction by building the capacity of teachers to lead and perfect their craft.
  • Strategically align people, time and money to drive student achievement.
  • Apply teacher and staff performance management systems in a way that ensures a culture of continuous improvement, support, and accountability.
  • Actively advocate for members of the school community and effectively engages family and community.


We are excited about you because you will:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in education or in the subject areas for which you are applying.  Master’s Degree and Leadership Experience Preferred.
  • Hold a valid Colorado Department of Education (CDE Principal License current and active while in the position.)
  • Have experience in serving at-risk students and the needs of second language learners.
  • Be strategic in problem-solving and project management.
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to connect and communicate with parents and the community.
  • Have the capability to build solid relationships.
  • Be self-reflection and continuous professional growth.
  • Have a solid ethical commitment to this work.
  • Lead for racial and educational excellence and work to dismantle systems of oppression and inequity in our community, along with believing in and supporting all students so they feel seen and heard with access to high quality education.
  • Live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working with us.
  • Have the ability with or without accommodations to meet the physical demands of the position.

What DPS Offers You:

  • A Culture that values Equity, Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration and Fun with a shared vision that Every Student Will Succeed.
  • Competitive Compensation and Incentive plan, click here for the DSLA Salary Schedule
  • In addition to competitive compensation, DPS has other Total Reward offerings such as; time off, health and wellness benefits, and PERA Retirement.

 

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender expression, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other status protected by law or regulations. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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Admission and Summer Camp Associate

Posted by | March 8, 2022 |

Administrative Opportunity at Stanley British Primary School

Position: Admission and Summer Camp Associate

Full Time Position: Starting June 15, 2022

 

Position: Admission and Summer Camp Associate

Reports to: Director of Admission and Summer Camp

Direct reports: None

Contract Terms: Full-time exempt, 12-month position, starting June 15, 2022

 

Key responsibilities

Stanley Admissions

  • Provide personal initial point of contact for admissions inquiries
  • Lead individual and small-group tours for prospective families.
  • Attend open houses, student visit days, school fairs and other admissions related events in the Denver community (occasionally including evenings and weekends)
  • Understand and effectively communicate with a wide range of constituencies about the Stanley BPS mission and British Primary educational philosophy. 
  • Make meaningful connections between the unique attributes of Stanley BPS and the priorities of prospective families
  • manage admissions database throughout the admissions process – inquiry through acceptance, and manage all applicant files
  • Communicate effectively with families, including those of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, about all aspects of the admissions process and the Stanley BPS educational philosophy
  • Coordinate and support parent and student volunteers who support the admissions program
  • Administer screenings during student visits and meet with parents for follow-up interviews
  • Assist with managing marketing materials
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Admission and Summer Program

 

Stanley Summer Camp

  • Schedule staff and work with the Business Office to create contracts
  • Serve as a main point of contact for Summer at Stanley customer service, and support parents and staff with scheduling and modifying summer camp orders.
  • Using camp database system, create camp brochure and help develop and send out Summer at Stanley marketing and registration materials
  • Organize Summer at Stanley staff paperwork, and support with all communication to Summer at Stanley staff
  • Support the Summer Camp Director and the School Health Coordinator with organizing and maintaining student health care plans
  • Helping with camp responsibility during the summer (engaging with campers, parents and staff).  
  • Maintaining integrity and confidentiality around financial transactions and financial assistance.  
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Admission and Summer Program

 

Key competencies and qualifications

  • Commitment to multicultural practice and cultural competence
  • A high standard of integrity and ethical behavior with all constituencies and a commitment to customer service
  • Highly professional interpersonal skills and masterful writing skills for a variety of audiences and purposes
  • Strong experience employing relevant technology tools such as the Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and experience with Blackbaud and SchoolAdmin is preferred
  • Tact, discretion and a strong sense of confidentiality in managing sensitive situations and information about students, staff and families.

 

Experience and background desired

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Teaching and/or K-8 school administration experience. Experience in independent schools is strongly preferred.
  • Understanding of British Primary philosophy and progressive educational philosophies.
  • Prior work experience that reflects responsibility for organization, administration, communication, and customer service.

 

Compensation

This is a 12 month exempt administrative position.  Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications, and will be offered in the range of $50,000-$55,000.

 

We Value

  • An inclusive and diverse community
  • Joyfulness
  • Lifelong learning
  • Positive and constructive communication
  • Creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness
  • An understanding of children and childhood
  • Commitment to making a positive difference in the world

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Stanley BPS is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of Stanley BPS, including admissions, employment and access to services and programs.

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Communications & Marketing Manager

Posted by | March 7, 2022 |

Communications & Marketing Manager 

The Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE) is a professional membership association working with K-12 public school leaders across the state of Colorado. CASE is seeking a full-time Communications Manager who will play a key role in supporting CASE’s member services. This full-time, hourly position reports to the Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Communications & Marketing Manager is responsible for composing and editing communications; strategically planning and designing marketing collateral; and playing a key role in communicating about CASE advocacy priorities as well as CASE events. Additionally, the Communications & Marketing Manager plays a role in updating our membership database and responding to member inquiries about their benefits and/or dues, which is the case of every team member. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

COMMUNICATION AND DESIGN

  • Create, update and maintain content on the CASE website
    • Ensure that all content is up-to-date and accurate
    • Annually update website with department and committee information, legislative information; more regularly update website with event, award and CASE information. 
    • Troubleshoot any website glitches from the back-end administrative dashboard.
    • Ensure the website stays user-friendly and modern.
  • Draft , format, proof and send all regular CASE email communications, and any special communications as needed.
  • Write press releases for any relevant CASE news, including yearly award winners and legislative updates
  • Create and design printed and digital marketing items, including promotional flyers, website images, social media graphics, event programs and other items as needed
  • Create infographics on key legislative issues facing public school leaders
  • Maintain a consistent CASE social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) and improve audience engagement; track and report back social media analytics and performance 
  • Help field member inquiries about membership benefits, CASE dues and invoice questions.
  • Assist with updating the database with member information and CASE department groups and committee information.

CASE EVENTS:

Design and create the event websites for all CASE professional learning events, including the two annual conferences and smaller events throughout the year.

  • Design, prepare and order all print materials for CASE professional learning events, including all signage, programs, and marketing assets, such as stickers and merchandise.
  • Create onsite conference collateral.
  • Manage the communications and marketing materials for the CASE Awards programs (year-round) and specifically the CASE Awards Ceremony
  • Handle all pre-and-post event communications, including wrap-up infographics

TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge of or experience with graphic design software, including using the following programs: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, Piktochart, Canva, and video editing software
  • Working knowledge of HTML for website maintenance and assisting staff with database communications
  • Strong writing and editing skills including creating copy for the website, promotional flyers and external facing communications, as well as proofreading and editing
  • Solid command of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) and scheduling tools (Hootsuite)
  • A demonstrated ability to work with diverse clients, external stakeholders and team members in a professional, diplomatic and confidential manner
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills; with superior attention to detail and demonstrated critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Advanced technology skills: 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Proficiency with Adobe Connect

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:  

  • Must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, or similar field

PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE:

Experience creating multimedia content

Experience working in the K-12 educational field 

Experience with advocacy and state policy

SALARY/BENEFITS INFORMATION:

  • Full time, FLSA nonexempt position
  • Salary Range  $28.00 – $33.00 per hour ( $58,240 – $68,640 annually)
  • Placement is based upon education and relevant work experience to duties and responsibilities 
  • Most weeks Monday through Wednesday work from home, Thursdays and Fridays in the office.  Full work weeks required in the office leading up to large events. 
  • Comprehensive health benefits and PERA employer

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three (3) Professional References

CASE shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Superintendent

Posted by | March 5, 2022 |

The New America School empowers new immigrants, multilingual learners, and academically underserved students with the educational tools and support to maximize their potential and live the American dream. The Superintendent oversees all organizational activities for a charter management nonprofit and its three schools in Colorado. The Superintendent is responsible for developing a clear strategy for New America School-Colorado and executing those strategies. The position offers an exciting opportunity to work in a meaningful environment and lead a charter management organization serving the needs of a unique and deserving student population.

The Superintendent:

  • Provides direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives
  • Implements the strategic goals and objectives of the organization with an eye on organizational development and a growth mindset
  • With the Chair of the Board, enables the Board to fulfill its governance function effectively and professionally
  • Strengthens a robust organizational culture that attracts and retains high quality staff and anticipates future organizational needs
  • Works collaboratively with principals to oversee operations and management of three school sites

Full Time, Exempt

Reports to the New America School Board

Essential Job Functions

The Superintendent’s primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Operational

  • Serves as the primary spokesperson and advocate for New America Schools-Colorado, strengthening the organization and schools’ reputation and relationships with its authorizers, potential funders, educational policymakers at the local and state level, community members and other key stakeholders
  • Understands and supports the unique student body of the New America Schools-Colorado, including understanding the differences between the three schools
  • Identifies strategies to positively impact the policy environment for New America Schools-Colorado, including but not limited to advocacy around accountability for Alternative Education Campuses and policies that protect the student population that includes a significant number of immigrant and refugee families
  • Oversees the management of the nonprofit office
  • Oversees three principals
  • Provides leadership in the pursuit of grants and other fundraising opportunities and oversees the financial and programmatic compliance of all grants
  • Ensures that the organization is compliant on all charter authorizers
  • Consults and supports the work of the Controller in all areas of budget preparation and budget execution
  • Manages human resource issues beyond the principal’s control
  • Drives student recruitment and retention initiatives with assistance of staff
  • Supports staff by leveraging local and national resources and initiatives

Educational Leadership and Curriculum

  • Ensures the successful academic achievement and renewed authorization of the three schools in Aurora, Lakewood and Thornton
  • Stays informed of current and emerging curricular and educational thinking, trends and best practices
  • Plans, develops and implements coherent and consistent policies and procedures in the areas of assessment and evaluation, student supports, safe schools, professional development and training, recruitment and retention, and curriculum design
  • Assures continuous study and revision of curriculum guides and courses of study
  • Monitors and supports instructional practices to improve student achievement
  • Supervises and supports principals, assistant principals and staff
  • Regularly visits schools to interact and collaborate with staff, students and parents and understand the needs of each campus
  • Designs, monitors and supports successful implementation of School Improvement Plans at all sites
  • Acts as primary spokesperson on all school matters with media, authorizing school districts, the Colorado Charter School Institute, policymakers, and the New America School Board and consistently seeks opportunities to build relationships and reputations
  • Examines and adjusts existing practices to align with federal, state and local district standards in the areas of curriculum, safe schools, graduation requirements and external assessments
  • Leverages local and national resources and initiatives to ensure students’ socio-academic success

NAS Board

  • Prepares Board agenda and informs all members of key meeting dates
  • Prepares recommendations or options to the Board on all matters related to the organization in order to make informed decisions, including the nonprofit organization
  • Prepares annual school and system goals and monitor their progress
  • Keeps the Board informed on key academic, personnel, authorization, accreditation and financial matters
  • Plans for an annual Board retreat to plan and implement key objectives for the next year
  • Presents a monthly list of accomplishments and achievements for the organization
  • Recommends training opportunities for Board Members
  • Executes other duties as assigned by board

Personnel

  • Manages three school principals in serving the educational needs of their students and managing their teaching and administrative staff
  • Manages eight direct reports and sixty-five staff
  • Plans and provides professional development opportunities for teachers and support staff
  • Ensures that school performance evaluation of all staff are conducted and that necessary action is taken for those deemed to be unsatisfactory
  • Holds regular meetings with the leadership team
  • Holds meetings with school staff to discuss matters related to student achievement and school issues or concerns
  • Conducts a search process for all new principals and assistant principals
  • Ensures the hiring of qualified and competent teachers and support staff
  • Oversees all employee relations in the organization

Key Success Factors

  • Cultural competence, skills and sensitivity for diverse populations, cultures, perspectives and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Understanding of the impacts of trauma on students and the supports needed to drive academic achievement among high-needs student populations
  • Outstanding relationship builder with demonstrated experience navigating political environments
  • Strong written and oral communications skills and experience serving as spokespersons
  • Spanish proficiency a plus

Direct experience with the following is required:

  • Multicultural and multilingual educational environments
  • High-need student populations with multiple risk factors
  • Colorado’s educational environment, charter environment, and political landscape

Salary Range:
$140,000-166,000

Benefits:
Travel and Technology Allowance
Paid Time Off
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Short Term and Long Term Disability
Life Insurance
403(b) Retirement Plan (non-PERA retirement plan)

This job will remain open until filled.

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Kindergarten Teacher

Posted by | March 4, 2022 |


Mackintosh Academy Littleton, an International Baccalaureate World School for gifted and creative students, has an opening for a full-time lead teacher in the kindergarten classroom, for the 2022-23 school year.

Mackintosh Academy Littleton was founded in 1977 as Colorado’s first school for gifted students and serves 125 students in grades PreK-8. Mackintosh Academy’s mission is to nurture the keen minds and compassionate hearts of the gifted child in a responsive and caring community of learners. Our students mature into confident, healthy human beings inspired to contribute to a world that needs them.

We are one of the Denver area’s few authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) independent schools to offer both a Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP).  As an authorized IB World School, Mackintosh Academy’s mission also aligns with the IB program’s mission, “to create a better world through education.”

Please learn more about our unique school at our website to see if Mackintosh’s environment may be a place for you to grow in your professional journey and be a contributing member of our educational family.

Requested Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education
  • Colorado Teaching Certificate (highly preferred)
  • Teaching experience, with literacy emphasis, with lower elementary students
  • An ideal candidate would have an understanding of inquiry-based teaching and learning, the International Baccalaureate program, IB training, and experience teaching gifted children, including twice-exceptional students, or a keen, dedicated interest in developing your skills and understandings in these pedagogies. 

The ability to:

  • Effectively employ current teaching and assessment monitoring strategies for reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies
  • Utilize with ease interdisciplinary, inquiry, and concept-based pedagogy
  • Develop and implement lesson plans based on Mackintosh and IB standards and objectives
  • Support our educational philosophy (see website for information)
  • Design and implement distance teaching and learning as needed
  • Adjust classroom management and instruction based on classroom or individual student needs
  • Understand gifted development, including twice-exceptional students
  • Be organized, flexible, and adapt to needs of a small school where faculty members work collaboratively and fill various roles
  • Perform classroom administrative tasks effectively
  • Provide effective and timely feedback/assessment to students
  • Recognize and enjoy the unique talents of children
  • Provide regular communication about students’ progress to parents and students

 

Start Date: August 1, 2022

Pay Range: $40-50,000. Salary consideration is given for seniority, merit, quality, education, and experience.

Mackintosh partners with a PEO (Professional Employer Organization) for services regarding human resources, benefits and payroll. A wide range of benefits and products are offered including:

  • Benefit Continuation/Conversion at Termination (COBRA)
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Dental Insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • Jury Duty Leave
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Personal Leave
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
  • Simple IRA Pension Plan
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Sick/Personal Leave
  • Tuition Remission

To apply, send an email with your cover letter and resume to:

Sharon Muench, Curriculum Coordinator: jobs@mackintoshacademy.com

 

Equal Employment Opportunity 

Mackintosh does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Dean of Students, Winograd K-8 Academy

Posted by | March 2, 2022 |

Salary: Range: 7, $57,901-$85,065 (Negotiable based on education & experience)

Reports to:  School Principal

Contract Length/ Days: (2022-2023/ 204)

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as other programs for benefit-eligible employees. The employee assistance program, voluntary life insurance through PERA, and 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans are available to all employees regardless of hours worked and are available immediately (upon hire date).  To learn more about our benefits, please see our Benefits Overview.

Paid Leave:  Depending on your position, the District offers a variety of leave options, including sick leave, discretionary leave, vacation and paid holidays. More information about leave options available to APT employees can be found in the Board of Education Policy Manual.

Date Posted: January 27, 2022

Deadline for application: Until-Filled

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Required:

  •     Master’s degree (School leadership or administration)
  •     Colorado Principal License
  •     Three (3) years successful teaching and a successful leadership internship
  •     PRAXIS (passed)

Preferred:

  • Three years successful teaching or prior job related experience with increasing levels of responsibilities in school setting
  • Bilingual-Spanish
  • CPI training (Can obtain certification after hire)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Summary/Objective
Dean of Students may include student management such as discipline and attendance; management of student activities; and/or proactive behavior intervention work with students and families.  Administrative needs and processes will be determined once the administrative team has been determined.

Essential Functions
Experience with Student Behavior
Works in a proactive manner with students, staff, and families regarding behavioral and attendance expectations. Provides information to students and parents regarding district and school policies.   Assists in the planning, developing and implementation of individual student behavior plans. Serves as a resource to staff in dealing with student management issues in the classroom, in the hallways, in the cafeteria, and on the playground.  Participate with the PBIS Team developing and/or refining structures that promote positive behavior as well as intervention strategies that support students in their time at school. Confers appropriate consequences for behavior as assigned in accordance with the district matrix.  Maintains accurate records relative to disciplinary cases addressed.

Experience with Attendance and Discipline
Keeps an accurate records of attendance and tardiness in compliance with the District’s policy. Be highly visible around the building and grounds before and after school, during lunch periods, and while students are changing classes. Supervises students during the lunch periods. Collaborates with other administrators in monitoring the students assigned to detention daily.  Keeps the administrative team well informed as to the operational climate of the school community as well as other developments which might affect the school. Develops and/or refines attendance processes to support and/or intervene with students and families who exhibit attendance irregularities. Arrange parental conferences with students who violate student regulations as it pertains to attendance and/or general discipline problems. Make “home visits” on students who have severe attendance problems.  Collaborates with other administrators to monitor assignment of student’s in-house suspension and/or suspension.

Experience with Community Partnerships
Promote student understanding of both their rights and responsibilities as school and community citizens.  Maintain good relationships with community agencies including police departments, Department of Social Services, etc. Assists in the interpretation of school and district policies and procedures to students, parents, staff, and community. Works with community and government agencies on problems relating to substance abuse and truancy from school.

Maintain Extra-Curricular and Security Responsibilities
Oversee all athletic activities and manage athletic budget. Attends extra co-curricular activities on an as-needed basis to be determined by principal. Participates in the coordination, implementation, and supervision of extra co-curricular activities. Track athletic eligibility. Create and manage athletic and activities calendar. Oversee and evaluate coaches and employees throughout the school year.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Work Environment/ Physical Demands
Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important
Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds

Travel: None

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.

EEO/AAP Statement
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.
Complaint procedures have been established for current employees, prospective employees, and applicants for employment. The name of the responsible employee who has been identified as the Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator for the District is as follows:
Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Annette Overton
1025 Ninth Avenue, Greeley, CO 80631
Phone: 970-348-6074
Email address: joverton@greeleyschools.org

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Culturally Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Coordinator

Posted by | March 2, 2022 |

Salary: Range 12, $77,147-$113,339 (Negotiated based on experience)

Deadline for application: Until Filled

Contract length: 2022-2023

Reports To: Director of Instruction and English Language Development

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as other programs for benefit-eligible employees. The employee assistance program, voluntary life insurance through PERA, and 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans are available to all employees regardless of hours worked and are available immediately (upon hire date).  To learn more about our benefits, please see our Benefits Overview.

Paid Leave:  Depending on your position, the District offers a variety of leave options, including sick leave, discretionary leave, vacation and paid holidays. More information about leave options available to A/P/T employees can be found in the Board of Education Policy Manual.

Work Schedule: 260 Days

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Required:

  • Proper Colorado Department of Education License and other qualifications as per teaching assignment are required.
  • Proper Colorado Department of Education Principal License is required.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Summary/Objective:
Provide an enriched atmosphere where ELD students, staff and content teachers are supported to help support students with language development needs.  Provide professional development support and facilitate staff development to guide students toward the fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional and psychological growth and maturation. Responsible to Director of Instruction and CLD.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide effective language instruction programs that have successfully demonstrated an increase in English language proficiency and academic achievement.
  • Support the implementation of the Greeley/Evans Master Plan for English Language Learners Success
  • Provide effective professional development to classroom teachers, principals and other school leaders and administrators as it relates to language learners.
  • Provide professional development to other school or community-based organizational personnel that relates directly to the instruction of English Learners that support their linguistic, academic, and social-emotional challenges and opportunities of ELs.
  • Provide and implement other effective activities and strategies that enhance or supplement ELD programs for English Learners, which includes parent, family, and community engagement activities.
  • Upgrade ELD program objectives and effective instructional activities.
  • Improve ELD programs for ELs by identifying, acquiring, and upgrading curricula, instructional materials, educational software and technology, and assessment procedures that improve content and language acquisition.
  • Provide community participation programs, family literacy services, and parent outreach and training activities to English students and their families.
  • Develop and implement effective elementary ELD programs that are coordinated with other relevant programs and services.
  • Improve instruction for EL students, including EL students with a disability or identified as gifted in a specific area.

Other Duties  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Work Environment/ Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important
  • Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds

Travel: None Required

EEO/AAP Statement
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.
Complaint procedures have been established for current employees, prospective employees, and applicants for employment. The name of the responsible employee who has been identified as the Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator for the District is as follows:
Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Annette Overton
1025 Ninth Avenue, Greeley, CO 80631
Phone: 970-348-6074
Email address: joverton@greeleyschools.org

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Assistant Principal at Greeley Central High School

Posted by | March 2, 2022 |

Salary: Range: 14, $84,845-$124,649 (Negotiable based on experience)

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as other programs for benefit-eligible employees. The employee assistance program, voluntary life insurance through PERA, and 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans are available to all employees regardless of hours worked and are available immediately (upon hire date).  To learn more about our benefits, please see our Benefits Overview

Paid Leave:  Depending on your position, the District offers a variety of leave options, including sick leave, discretionary leave, vacation and paid holidays. More information about leave options available to A/P/T employees can be found in the Board of Education Policy Manual.

Reports to: School Principal

Contract Length/ Days: (2022-2023/ 220)

Date Posted: January 20, 2022

Deadline for application: Until-Filled

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Required:
 Master’s degree (School leadership or administration)
Colorado Principal License
Three years successful teaching and a successful leadership internship
PRAXIS (passed)
Preferred:
 CPI training (Can obtain certification after hire)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Summary/Objective
The assistant principal will be a member of the administrative team at the secondary level.  General responsibilities include directly supporting the school principal in the day-to-day management of all aspects of operating a comprehensive school, including promoting the academic achievement and educational well-being of each student, and having knowledge and experience in the development of the master schedule.

Essential Functions
Experience in School Leadership
Familiarizes himself/herself with the other administrative activities of the building.  Serves as the building administrator in the absence of the principal.  Experience with master schedule creation. Assists the principal with the overall administration of the school.  Supervises student conduct within the schools, oversees disciplinary procedures and maintains records of any disciplinary action and/or restorative justice circles.  Assists the principal with staff appraisal and evaluation.  Assist the principal in the implementation of district curriculum.  Work with principal to support the work of the MTSS team and the Special Education department.

Skilled in Communication, Assessments and Curriculum
Assists with supervision at activities.  Represents the building at district-required meetings.  Assists the principal and staff in the establishment of budget priorities and makes appropriate recommendations to the principal.  Works with the principal in facilitating advisory committees, addressing committee needs and in compiling appropriate data, information or reports. Administers school procedures regarding attendance and supervises preparation of necessary reports.  Engages in community and family events. Demonstrates an ability to communicate well both orally and in writing to various audiences, and has the potential or ability to lead groups with a consensus approach. Serves as the School Assessment Coordinator.

Familiar with Maintaining School Facilities
Responsible for school and non-school use of facilities.  Assists the principal in supervising activities held in the school facilities. Assists with supervising after school programs.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes

Work Environment/ Physical Demands
Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important
Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds

Travel
Some travel may be required

Additional Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills, and Mental Ability

  • Knowledge of Colorado and district content standards.
  • Knowledge and skills sufficient to perform all duties of the position.
  • Prefers leadership situations relating to meeting the social, emotional, psychological and academic needs of students.
  • Prefers a work environment where flexibility, ability to deal with conflict, a high tolerance for stress, an ability to quickly internalize information and make informed decisions, and long hours are a part of the assignment.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.

EEO/AAP Statement
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.
Complaint procedures have been established for current employees, prospective employees, and applicants for employment. The name of the responsible employee who has been identified as the Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator for the District is as follows:
Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Annette Overton
1025 Ninth Avenue, Greeley, CO 80631
Phone: 970-348-6074
Email address: joverton@greeleyschools.org

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Athletic Director

Posted by | March 1, 2022 |

Moffat County School District RE-1

Position:  High School Athletics Director
The primary function of the Athletic Director is to manage and oversee the district’s High School athletic and activities program.  Reports to Moffat County High School Principal.

Available Date:  August 1, 2022
Closes: Open until filled

Licensure:  Required – In possession or eligible for a Secondary Teaching credential through the Colorado Department of Education
Preferred Administrators credential through the Colorado Department of Education

Salary:  Teaching Credential – $39,375 – $61,843 Dependent upon experience.
Administrator Credential – $81,346 – $89,409. Dependent upon experience.
MCSDSalarySchedule

Qualifications:  Administrative and/or coaching experience at the secondary level. Experience working with various constituencies including: faculty, coaches, sponsors, students, administrators, alumni and community members.  Position requires a working knowledgeable of CHSAA rules and regulations; good organizational and communication skills; and ability to work cooperatively with others.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Supervise and evaluate athletic program coaches, supervise 7-12 activities sponsors/coaches and collaborate with principals on the development of individual evaluations.

Performance Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare a master budget and supervise equipment inventories
  2. Direct oversight of fiscal budget for athletics and activities
  3. Oversee athletic, activities and club fundraising
  4. Create a strategic long range plan for the athletic and activities department
  5. Secure and file the paperwork for equipment lease requests involving the athletic department
  6. Prepare a masters sports calendar that includes conference and non-conference games/events
  7. Responsible for the production of publications to include the activities calendars, brochures, resource guides, etc.
  8. Assist and maintain athletics website
  9. Coordinate gym, building and athletic field use and coordinate with the district building use calendar
  10. Coordinate gym use for practices and games and give final clearance for the use of either the gym or the athletic field
  11. Work with coaching staff and transportation supervisor to schedule all athletic departure times
  12. Ensure travel arrangements and overnight accommodations for athletic teams and coaches
  13. Seek and recommend suitable competition for all non-conference events/games
  14. Hire all officials for 7-12 and non-conference contests
  15. Confirm official’s contracts and all non-conference contest contracts
  16. Secure game workers for athletic contests, chain crews, announcers, clock operators, scorekeepers, line judges, etc. and submit the list of contracted workers for the contest to the event supervisor prior to the event
  17. Submit athletic expense request sheets for payment of officials and other workers to district office
  18. Coordinate the collection of rosters for program information as needed
  19. Acts as a resource person and coordinator for all coaches
  20. Assist in supervision at both home and away athletic contests
  21. Assist in the selection of coaches for the athletic program
  22. Evaluate all athletic programs on an annual basis.  Make recommendations for improvement to the building principal and district administrators
  23. Complete an evaluation form and hold a conference with all coached within three weeks after the conclusion of their sport season
  24. Mediate the resolution of problems, issues and concerns that may arise between coaches and athletic programs
  25. Provide a channel through which students and the community may express their concerns about an athletic program
  26. Provide for in-service of coaching staff as needed
  27. Disseminate CHSAA materials and enforce rules and regulations, including player ineligibility
  28. Collect, file and notify athletes and coaches regarding student eligibility as it pertains to district procedures and CHSAA rules and regulations
  29. Collect and maintain on file a properly completed physical card for every student participating in athletics
  30. Distribute athletic training rules yearly to all athletic participants
  31. Administer the school athletic code in a fair and consistent manner
  32. Ensure district adherence to all CHSAA and district policies and regulations, administrative rules, procedures, and codes relating to and participation in athletics and activities
  33. Contribute to training and recognition programs for student organization advisors
  34. Coordinate the ordering and distribution of letters, graduation cords, etc.
  35. Order Post season awards as needed
  36. Participate as a member of the district Concussion Management Team
  37. Facilitate meetings of the Activities Council
  38. Attend meetings of the Moffat County Booster Club
  39. Serve as liaison to the community based groups by attending meetings and related events
  40. Serve as liaison with the Craig Parks and Recreation program sponsors
  41. Perform other duties as assigned

Benefits include: PERA retirement, health insurance, paid time off, short and long term disability, other optional benefit elections.

Additional information: *Salary/pay rate is determined based on qualifications and experience relevant to the job description requirements. Full pay range may be found on the appropriate salary schedule. Salary schedule link below.  Employees hired new into a position are rarely qualified to receive maximum of the pay range shown on the salary schedule.
MCSDSalarySchedule

Desired Work Traits:  Excellent teamwork and cross-campus collaboration, flexibility and working with multiple deadlines, willingness to travel and represent MCSD at CHSAA meetings and away games, possess a positive attitude and servant leadership orientation, commitment to faculty and community outreach, ability to present materials to various publics, proficiency with oral and written communication and various forms of technology hardware and software, accept responsibility to work nights and weekends as needed

Language Skills:  Ability to read and analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities:    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to run; stoop and kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  The employee must occasionally push items of 75lbs. or more, such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture.  Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.

Application Process:  Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.  Apply online at www.moffatsd.org

In compliance with Title VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Moffat County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. English speaking ability will not be a barrier to participation and admission to District programs. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees or need for special education services. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the District.  Compliance Officer for Title IX – Scott Pankow, Superintendent, Renae Ogden, Executive Director of School Support and Personnel, 600 Texas Ave, Craig, CO  81625, 826-4249.

En cumplimiento del Título VI y VII del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964, Título IX de la Enmienda de Educación de 1972; Sección 504 del Acto de la Rehabilitación de 1973, la Discriminación de Edad en Acto del Empleo de 1967, el Acto de los Americanos con Discapacidades, el Acto de no Discriminación de Información Genética de 2008 y la ley de Colorado, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1 no discrimina ilegalmente en base a raza, color, sexo, religión, origen nacional, ascendencia, credo, edad, estado civil, orientación sexual, información genética, discapacidad o necesidad de servicios de educación especial en la admisión, acceso, tratamiento o empleo en programas educativos o actividades que opera. Capacidad de hablar ingles no será un obstáculo para la participación y admisión a programas del Distrito. Se han establecido procedimientos de queja para los estudiantes, padres, empleados o necesidad de servicios de educación especial. La(s) siguiente(s) persona(s) han sido identificadas como el oficial de cumplimiento para el Distrito. Renae Ogden, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1, 600 Texas Ave, Craig Co 81625, 970-826-6270, renae.ogden@moffatsd.org

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Elementary & High School Principal

Posted by | March 1, 2022 |

Pueblo County School District 70 has openings for an Elementary School Principal and a High School Principal. T0 view job descriptions and to complete an employment application, please visit the Pueblo County School District 70 website www.district70.org 

Pueblo County District 70 serves approximately 9,000 students in the suburban rural areas surrounding Pueblo, Colorado and houses 24 school sites throughout the district serving a diverse population of students within 19,000 square miles.

JOB SUMMARY
By use of leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills, manage assigned school to promote the educational development of each student. The principal reports all major disciplinary infractions to the Superintendent or designee. The principal will report to the Superintendent in the development of the principal’s budget. The Superintendent will utilize the services of the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Programs and the Director of Finance in the development of each school’s budget. The principal will report to the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Programs in all matters of instruction, curriculum, and certified personnel. The Assistant Superintendent of Educational Programs will from time to time utilize his/her services or assign other members of the central administrative staff in aiding the principal. These staff members may include but are not limited to Coordinator of Educational Programs, Director of CTE, and Director of Special Education. The principal will keep the Assistant Superintendent or designee informed regarding maintenance, general upkeep, and repairs to the principals building.

 

 

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Elementary Teacher

Posted by | February 28, 2022 |

Wyatt Academy is a K-5th Community school where students thrive socially, emotionally and academically. Wyatt is looking for Elementary Teachers for the 2022/2023 school year to advance the mission and vision of the school. All Wyatt Academy teachers must demonstrate a strong commitment to work with a diverse population, including English Language Learners, and exhibit a resilient desire to improve their English language instruction.

Meet Our Wyatt Staff (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6ruvb4qBNo)

This position requires a self-motivated, team-oriented individual with a strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and solid technology communication skills. Most importantly, this individual must possess and demonstrate a ‘whatever it takes’ attitude to close the achievement gap. This individual must truly enjoy working with students, families and the Wyatt community.

JOB DUTIES:

1. Deliver rigorous standards-based engaging lessons.

2. Creates lessons with differentiation strategies including second language learner sheltering, IEP accommodations, and other scaffolding.

3. Models, promotes, and as situations arise, takes the opportunity to provide instruction related to the school’s code of conduct.

4. Assesses the learning, achievement, and performance of each scholar and reports the results as required by school procedures.

5. Develops, adjusts and enhances the Wyatt curriculum maps to meet the needs of our learners.

6. Enters and maintains scholar achievement data in all school data systems.

7. Communicates with families and school counselors on scholar progress.

8. Maintains positive, professional working relationships with scholars.

9. Maintains an orderly, positive learning environment.

10. Establishes and maintains standards of scholar behavior required to provide an orderly and productive environment.

11. Implements assigned portions of scholars’ Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and utilizes the MTSS process.

12. Follows all school protocol according to the employee handbook.

13. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of scholar activities.

14. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school, DPS and/or in self-selected professional growth activities.

15. Works toward mutually acceptable resolution of interpersonal conflicts as they arise.

16. Regularly reads, learns and appropriately applies new information into practice.

17. Develops cooperation and collaborative work efforts.

18. Sets development goals, in collaboration with the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution.

2. Pass the PLACE or PRAXIS 5901 series test or have 24 semester credits in minor areas of assignment.

3. Colorado Alternative, Provisional or Professional Teaching License with endorsements for the levels and subject areas in the major (51% or more) areas of assignment preferred.

4. Demonstrated record of achieving dramatic, measurable student achievement gains

5. Professional knowledge of content, standards and effective teaching strategies

6. Strong desire to work in a fast paced, intellectually and emotionally challenging school environment

7. Excellent communication skills

8. Unrelenting desire to improve your practice

9. Team player with maturity and humility

10. Unwavering focus on achievement

11. Must successfully pass reference checks, background checks and/or licensure verification.

12. Dedication and belief in Wyatt Academy’s mission, educational model and code of conduct.

13. Demonstrated ability to exercise a high level of tact and discretion in both internal and external interactions. Ability to motivate a team and work as a team member. Ability to create and maintain good working relationships with a variety of internal and external constituents.

14. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and intermediate computer functions.

15. All Ethnicities are encouraged to apply

Pay: $42,000.00 – $54,000.00 per year (Wyatt pays for the majority of employees personal medical benefit and provides options to elect dental, vision and critical illness and accident benefits),

  • As an equal opportunity employer,Wyatt Academy hires without consideration to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexuaual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.
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Principal – Middle School

Posted by | February 26, 2022 |

Position Title:  Principal
Direct Supervisor: Superintendent
Salary: A competitive salary commensurate with education and experience: Middle School Principal salary schedule

Work Calendar: Middle School Principal Schedule: End of July – Mid June

Screening:  Will begin the week of March 14, 2022

Description:

Montrose County School District RE-1J is looking for a motivated, collaborative principal for Columbine Middle School, an Apple Distinguished 6th– 8th grade school.  The school has approximately 500 students, 45 staff members and a brand-new building (only three years old).  We are looking for a principal to continue to lead us through innovation, systems improvement, and advocacy.  This leader should be able to communicate to the community and the school district, as well as to partner with other district schools.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning, development, organization, coordination, and super­vision of instructional programs and activities, which includes curriculum development, program and activity development, and design and delivery processes, and in the development of implementation strategies.
  • Work with the community, parents, and students in many activities, including volunteer involved parents and an active Parent Advisory Committee.
  • Perform need assessments, feasibility planning, and a variety of other research and development functions and activities as assigned.
  • Advise, counsel, and assist instructional, support, and ancillary personnel in problem solving activities pertaining to student behavior management, shaping, and control problems, and in the determination of alternative problem solutions.
  • Review, inspect, audit, and evaluate student attendance processes and procedures, and recommends revisions as necessary to the process to ensure an effective and efficient operational mode.
  • Supervise student registration and placement in accordance with individual student instructional needs.
  • Support the planning, organization, and coordination of an instructional support program, including pupil services, instructional materials develop­ment, storage, and retrieval systems.
  • Manage site budget planning and expenditure control process.
  • Review, audit, and evaluate instructional and non-instructional personnel performance and provides technical performance evaluation input.
  • May assist in the planning, development, and organization of District and site advisory committees and groups.
  • Assist in development and implementation of staff motivational strategies.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to see current strengths and challenges of school and staff and use those to provide constructive guidance.
  • Experience using data to drive instruction and growth.
  • Ability to facilitate partnerships with various programs and schools.

Education/Certification/Experience:

  • Education must commensurate CDE’s licensure requirements.
  • Hold a valid Colorado Principal’s license or the equivalent from another state.
  • Three years of licensed experience in a middle school or secondary setting.
  • Experience with diverse student populations.
  • Three years of successful principal experience strongly preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral skills.
  • Possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.

  • Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 5 to 50 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • This type of work involves operating a vehicle, sitting, walking, and/or standing.
  • Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by weather may occasionally be experienced.
  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Condition of Employment: Insurability by the District’s liability insurance carrier.

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Special Education Teacher 2022-2023 (52k-80k Salary)

Posted by | February 25, 2022 |

Salary Update

For the 2022-2023 school year, Rocky Mountain Prep has increased its salary for Lead Teachers.
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position with a salary range of $52,000 – $85,00. Salary is dependent on the number of years you’ve been teaching. Years count as full years spent Lead Teaching in American public K-12 schools and public Pre-K programs.
Who We Seek
We seek teachers and staff who are interested in developing students into outstanding human beings in their academic and personal lives by role modeling our culture of Rigor and Love.  Work collaboratively with their teammates and seek feedback, coaching, and mentorship from their admin team and school community.  Implement our data-driven curriculum with the tools they’ve gained from experience while they adapt to the needs of their students.
If you are someone who is mission-driven, humble in your reflections about your practice, smart in the ways you approach data, and are results-oriented, we’d love to see you apply.
During the 2021-2022 school year, RMP is driving after five big goals:
1. Kindergarten through second-grade students will grow, on average, 1.5 years in math and reading.
2. Students receiving interventions will, on average, grow 2 years in reading.
3. Third- through fifth-grade students taking CMAS will score an average of 45% on track for the next grade level with 10% scoring exceeding expectations.
4. Average Daily Attendance at each RMP school will be at least 96%.
5. At least 90% of students who start at RMP, stay at RMP. (We call this the Persistence Goal.)
Each member of the organization plays a part in achieving these goals. School-based staff members will work towards 2 or 3 metrics that are aligned to both their individual roles AND the Big 5. These metrics vary by position and are subject to change for the 2022-2023 school year.
As a Special Education Teacher, you will be held accountable for some of these goals. Learn more about how you’ll drive these goals in the list below.
Role Mission
Special Education Teachers at Rocky Mountain Prep work to identify the needs of each scholar, maintain a productive learning environment and work collaboratively to support each individual scholar to meet their full potential.  You will support both inclusion-based learning and pull-out services, as part of special education programming in order to serve scholars as indicated in the IEP.  As a case manager of special education scholars, you will understand, create, and implement Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs), Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs), and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIPs) with a team approach and growth mindset. You will continuously take data points to guide instruction, and document progress toward scholar goals across student needs.  You will consult and collaborate with general education teachers and other special education professionals to support student academic outcomes.
In this role, you will:
    • Prepare and teach daily student interventions, providing individualized instruction based on scholar needs in multiple content areas.
    • Ability to track data on daily basis to inform instructional needs of scholars
    • Analyze scholar data and use it to provide scholar feedback and set IEP goals
    • Collaborate with general education teachers, school leaders, service providers, and families to ensure that instruction meets the needs of each learner
    • Case manage the IEPs of scholars on the caseload, including FBAs, BIPs, and scheduling IEP meetings
    • Create and implement IEPs and evaluations that meet CDE quality standards for Special education.
    • Consistently track and progress monitor IEP goals
    • Support accommodations and modifications implementation across the educational environment.
    • Utilize strong time management and organizational skills to support a variety of student levels and needs.
    • Demonstrate ability to write quality IEPs, including a summary of student performance,  goals, and benchmarks based on assessments and needs.
    • Coach 1-1 Teaching Assistants if there are scholars on the caseload that require 1-1 support
    • Manage and lead a team of Teaching Assistants in providing one-on-one instructional and behavioral support to center-based scholars, including teaching social and adaptive skills, providing small group or one-on-one academic instruction, and pushing in and supporting scholars in a general education setting, as needed.

In this role, you will help drive 3 goals:

      • Please review this chart, find your desired grade level, and review the goals.

Qualifications:

    • Education Requirements: 
    • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree (any subject)
    • Must possess the following:
    • Current Colorado teaching license with a special education generalist (5-21) and/or special education specialist (5-21) endorsement(s)
    • Special Education teachers must be certified in Colorado.  If your license is from another state, you will need to have the transfer complete before the first day of work.
    • Pass a background check
    • Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States
    • Preferred:
    • Minimum two years of lead teaching experience.  (We define lead teachers as the primary teacher in the classroom who was responsible for all academic content.)
    • History of working with special needs populations
    • Understands ABC data collection
    • History of case management CPI/NCI Trained

Salary

    • Salary This is a full-time benefits eligible position with a salary range of $52,000 – $85,00.  As a mild/moderate special education teacher, you qualify for a $1,000 stipend for working in a hard-to-fill position.  This stipend is paid out in equal monthly installments over the course of the school year.
    • Every school-based staff member (TA, Teacher, Operations) is eligible for performance pay up to $1,500 – $3,000 if you meet the data metrics (goals) for your role.

Benefits

    • Our benefits package includes: 
    • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
    • Disability Insurance (RMP covers short-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee. Staff members can also select optional long-term coverage.)
    • Life Insurance (optional up to $100k – additional options through PERA)
    • Retirement (PERA 401k – RMP does not match contributions at this time)
    • Paid-Time-Off (Personal/Sick leave)
    • $500 wellness benefit
Want more information
Please review our Rocky Mountain Prep Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about our program!
Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.   Rocky Mountain Prep does not sponsor visas at this time.
RMP is an equal opportunity employer. We seek applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to color, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Vaccine Update
The City & County of Denver recently issued a vaccine mandate for public employees. This mandate applies to charter schools. Please be aware that all Rocky Mountain Prep staff members are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. There is a process for requesting an exemption to this mandate but we cannot guarantee that a request for exemption will be approved.
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Principal – D’Evelyn Jr./Sr.

Posted by | February 24, 2022 |

Jefferson County Public Schools

Principal, D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School

An Opportunity to be the Leader of the #1Public High School in Colorado

D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School is seeking a principal with a passion for the liberal arts and the classics, a strong academic background, and experience with high-achieving schools and students. D’Evelyn’s well-defined educational and management philosophies have led the school to be the top-ranked public high school in Colorado in US News and World Report for the past two years. D’Evelyn students achieved the highest scores in Colorado on the ACT, SAT, and PSAT for the past 20 consecutive years, as well as a 0% college remediation rate. D’Evelyn requires an exceptional leader to continue the tradition of excellence of this accomplished 6-12 program.

D’Evelyn is a public school of choice educating approximately 1200 students. It was founded by parents in 1994 as a liberal arts school and an accredited college preparatory school for grades 7-12. Sixth grade was successfully added in 2020. The school maintains rigorous academic graduation requirements, daily class meetings for all courses, and teacher-led, textbook-based instruction. A content-rich, demanding curriculum with sequential continuity requires every student to master a core sequence of English, history, science, mathematics, and foreign language, taught at or above grade level. D’Evelyn students achieve excellence in many interscholastic sports, extracurricular opportunities, and the arts. D’Evelyn provides a closed campus and upholds a behavioral code, endorsed in writing by every parent and student.

The principal is a member of, works closely with, and is accountable to the Steering Committee, which governs the school. The committee is composed of the principal, five parents, and two teachers, who are elected by the D’Evelyn community. The Steering Committee interprets and protects the school philosophy as defined by the Founding Document. D’Evelyn needs a strong educational leader able to implement its unique educational philosophy and inspire staff and students to realize excellence in academics, character, and extracurricular endeavors. The principal must advocate for the D’Evelyn liberal arts program to parents, students, staff, and the wider community, and must hold self and others accountable for results.

Additionally, applicants must be highly skilled in collaborative and strategic decision making, relationship building, conflict management, problem-solving, resource allocation, prioritization, data analysis, digital literacy, and group facilitation, as well as writing and public speaking. Applicants must be able to understand and apply written policies, contractual provisions, and Colorado school laws. Applicants must also demonstrate the ability to connect with and build community among staff, junior and senior high school students, and their parents.

Start date: July 6, 2022

Work year: 225 days

Salary range: $112,506 – $132,924

To be eligible to apply:

  • Candidates should have an active Colorado Principal License issued (or be eligible to hold one). If you have specific questions about this, contact Phil Bedford, Director of Talent Acquisition, Jeffco Public Schools, 303-982-6870.
  • Candidates must have at least two (2) years, preferably three (3) or more years, of successful school leadership experience as a principal or an assistant principal.
  • Experience in a liberal arts (or similar) educational environment is a plus.
  • Candidates must submit a complete application package to include:
  • Cover letter explaining the candidate’s interest in the position
  • Current resume
  • Three letters of reference including contact information. One should be from an immediate supervisor. No calls will be made to current supervisors without the applicant’s knowledge and only after the initial screening process has been successfully completed.
  • One-page statement of the applicant’s educational philosophy (separate from the cover letter), incorporating reflection on and experience with education that is grounded in the liberal arts using teacher-directed and textbook-based whole-group instruction.
  • Transcripts covering the applicant’s entire post-secondary education

Applications must be received by 8 pm MST on March 27, 2022.

Please email to: develynscchair@gmail.com

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Assistant Director Integrated Services – Poudre School District

Posted by | February 24, 2022 |

SUMMARY: Provide direct support to special education and general education teachers and paraprofessionals to maximize special education students’ potential. Provide knowledge, guidance and support to building level administrators in the area of professional development, programming, and service delivery to increase student achievement. Make appropriate accommodations, address standards and support the overall learning environment. Oversee specific programming such as ESY, Summer Assessment, Transitions, etc.

Description of Job Tasks

  1. Serve as a liaison from the Integrated Services Department to schools. Collaborate with, coach, and educate special education teams in developing appropriate opportunities for students with disabilities. Provide Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary program support.
  2. Ensure quality transition programing for students by reviewing and evaluating documents, Individual Education Plans and behavior plans in accordance with district procedures, state rules and federal regulations.
  3. Serve as a liaison to parents of students in special education programs.
  4. Assist in supervision of coaches and other Integrated Services staff; Assist Director in personnel matters.
  5. Oversee all out of District placements working directly with facilities that support Special Education students.
  6. Conduct evaluations for select Integrated Services staff; provide input, support and assistance to school administrators on other Integrated Services staff evaluations.
  7. Assist in student counts, program accountability, and data collection and analysis.
  8. Conduct manifestation determinations.
  9. Assist in the management of some budget areas including grant oversight and assist with staffing process related to out of district students with disabilities.
  10. Work collaboratively with outside agencies.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE: • Master’s Degree in special education with successful completion of an administrator license program required. • Five years of special education-related experience required. • Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS: • Criminal background check required for hire. • Colorado Director of Special Education License preferred. • Valid Colorado driver’s license.

 

Pay Range: $85,797.00 – $118,400.00/year based on qualifications and experience* 

Percentage: 100%

Work calendar days: 260 days

Duration of position: Ongoing

Benefits include: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, PERA retirement, paid time off, short and long term disability, as well as other optional benefit elections. 

 

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coordinator – Poudre School District

Posted by | February 24, 2022 |

SUMMARY: The primary responsibility of this position is to develop and sustain internal capacity to provide job-embedded support to site-based leadership teams, teaching teams, and district level teams across the district. The objective of this position is to assist the Poudre School District in building the knowledge, skill, will, and capacity of the Poudre School District system to create and sustain equitable learning experiences for all students.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB TASKS:

  1. Work directly with PSD school teams to build their capacity in addressing the needs of the school community in the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  2. Encourage and support teachers to be self-reflective of their instructional practices and the impact on student learning.
  3. Collaborate with educators, administrators, and other central office departments and leaders to: a. Facilitate professional learning opportunities that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion by engaging with colleagues in the Learning Services Team departments. b. Analyze current practices to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout Poudre School District.
  4. Facilitate opportunities to examine bias and privilege and how it influences our interactions, planning, and instruction.
  5. Work with the Human Resources department and other District departments on the development and implementation of the Title VI, VII, and IX programs to: a. Ensure and enforce standards for compliance in programs, services, and benefits. b. Receive, investigate, and resolve violations and related reports. c. Conduct ongoing review and analysis to identify potential risks and eliminate the risk of bias.
  6. Coordinate and collaborate with the LGBTQIA+ Coordinator; Family, School, and Community Partnership Coordinator; Program Specialists; and others on initiatives and programs.
  7. Support teachers with co-planning, co-teaching, observing, and providing feedback on the successful implementation of Culturally Responsive Pedagogies.
  8. Continuously gather and use feedback from students, parents, teachers, classified staff, and administrators in the PSD community to inform the work of DEI efforts.
  9. Represent PSD in external groups around DEI efforts and support connections that share and promote diverse perspectives in PSD schools.
  10. Monitor student data as it relates to disproportionality in outcomes and lead efforts to address these gaps.
  11. Co-facilitate Staff Equity Coalition and Student Equity Coalition.
  12. Monitor and manage district-wide programs and implementations directed to support DEI efforts across sites.
  13. Work in collaboration with the Director of Language, Culture, and Equity on other duties as assigned.
  14. Attend work and arrive in a timely manner.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE: • Bachelor’s degree required. • Master’s degree in related program preferred. • Foundational knowledge about race, culture, and socio-economic status in education; racial and gender justice issues; and inclusion concepts required. • Experience and demonstrated success discussing, integrating, and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in a complex organization required. • Experience leading adult learning, staff development, teacher coaching etc. • Experience working with diverse populations. • Instructional experience preferred. • Bilingual/Biliterate preferred.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, or CERTIFICATIONS: • Criminal background check required for hire. • Valid Colorado principal license preferred.

 

Pay Range: $68,933 – $95,127/year based on qualifications and experience*

Percentage: 100%

Work calendar days: 208 days 

Duration of position: Ongoing

Benefits include: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, PERA retirement, paid time off, short and long term disability, as well as other optional benefit elections. 

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General Middle School Teacher

Posted by | February 24, 2022 |

Position: General Teacher
Start Date: Fall 2022

Our Model and Values:
At Compass Academy, we believe that all students can succeed and become lifelong Learners and Leaders.  Launched in August of 2015, Compass currently serves 300 students in grades 6-8 with the goal of ultimately serving 650 students in Grades 6-12. Our teachers and students will benefit from ongoing support from City Year and the Center for Social Organization of Schools at Johns Hopkins University, including a team of City Year AmeriCorps Members who serve as tutors and mentors. Most importantly, we have a team of talented and energetic educators and leaders who live out our values every day and who are excited to build an extraordinary school.  Our model brings together an innovative use of extended time and human capital, an environment rich in technology and driven by data, and proven best practices for personalized learning and student growth.

Position Overview:
Compass Academy is seeking general teaching applicants.  This teacher will join an experienced team of educators to help develop the academic and cultural foundation of an extraordinary school. In their daily practice, Compass Academy teachers develop and implement a curriculum that meets all students’ needs, cultivate a culture that encourages our young learners and leaders, and leverage data and evidence-based teaching practices to ensure student success.

What a Compass Teacher Does:
Our teachers are outstanding facilitators of instruction and . . .

  • Plan and implement curriculum, assessments, and evidence-based teaching practices designed to inspire and support Compass Academy’s diverse student body
  • Craft powerful intervention and extension small group seminars to support student needs and pique student curiosity
  • Measurably improve student academic performance and support their growth as Learners & Leaders

Our teachers build and sustain a culture of high expectations and . . .

  • Model Compass Academy core values and enforce school policies and expectations
  • Establish purposeful classroom routines and implement school cultural elements to create an effective and encouraging learning environment and students to take responsibility for their actions, learning, and shared space
  • Implement effective classroom management practices using a Restorative Practice lens and communicate and collaborate with school team when behavioral issues arise

Our teachers are savvy with data and . . .

  • Analyze student assessment data and track early warning indicators to monitor student progress, inform instruction and develop targeted interventions and supports
  • Lead students to analyze and reflect on their own progress by providing constructive feedback based on both academic measures and individualized Learner & Leader Plans

Our teachers are leaders in and out of their classrooms and . . .

  • Collaborate with other teachers, curriculum specialists, and City Year AmeriCorps Members in weekly planning sessions to ensure instruction is meeting all students’ needs
  • Constantly refine their skills through coaching, professional development, and opportunities to build their practice
  • Build relationships with families to solicit their input and to communicate students’ academic and social-emotional progress

Qualifications of an Ideal Candidate:

  • At least two years of experience teaching in a diverse middle school classroom
  • Experience with Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students
  • Experience working with Complex Learners
  • Comprehensive knowledge of content area and ability to effectively implement a variety of curriculum to enhance student learning
  • Proven track-record of raising student achievement & holding students to high expectations
  • Experience using data to collaborate and support student performance
  • Commitment to growth and reflection through coaching and professional development
  • Communication and relationship-building skills with experience cultivating strong connections with students, families, and community stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a team, with a do-what-it-takes attitude, strong work ethic and organizational skills, and great sense of humor
  • Belief in Compass’ mission and vision including the belief that all children can succeed in school, college, career and life
  • Experience using multi-tiered student support systems, early warning systems, and developing the culture and climate in a high functioning urban school
  • Proficient or fluent in Spanish and interest in working in a school that prioritizes bilingual and biliterate education
  • Experience in a progressive or start-up charter school environment

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package and generous & innovative benefits
  • Excellent professional development and coaching
  • Additional in-classroom support from trained City Year AmeriCorps Members
  • Dedicated time for both independent and collaborative planning

 

How to Apply:
Compass Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This position will begin Fall of 2022.

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Director of Operations

Posted by | February 24, 2022 |

Position: Director of Operations

Start Date: ASAP

Background

Compass Academy is a bilingual Middle School within Denver Public Schools with an emphasis on academic excellence and whole child development serving grades 6-8. 

Mission and Vision 

The mission of Compass Academy is to enable its students to realize their unique talents while mastering core academic skills and developing the social-emotional strengths and learner and leader competencies required for adult success in the 21st century. Compass Academy will use a team of diverse City Year national service members, combined with advances in the learning sciences, to create a personalized learning environment where all members of the school community passionately pursue deeper learning.

Position Summary

The Director of Operations is responsible for much of the day-to-day functioning of Compass Academy, allowing instructional staff to focus on our students.  S/he will report to the Executive Director and Middle School Director and will work in close partnership with the rest of the Leadership Team to achieve Compass’ mission to serve all students.  

The Director of Operations will oversee the following:

Finance, Accounting, and Payroll

  • Oversee all purchasing for the school, including invoicing and managing the school credit cards and Amazon account ensuring timely payment of all bills
  • In partnership with our consulting group, reconcile finances and tag to the appropriate budget categories on a monthly basis
  • Submit monthly payroll-preprocesses to our consulting group for monthly payroll
  • Support and periodically audit year to date and long-term budget outlooks alongside our consulting group and Executive Director

Human Resources

  • Onboard, hire, and set up all newly hired staff with technology access, district information system access, insurance enrollment, hiring/payroll entry, and internal processes/procedures
  • Working with our benefits associate, oversee the open enrollment period
  • Manage hiring platform and post new job descriptions when available
  • Serve as Title IX Investigator for the school
  • Maintain an internal document containing all staff information including demographic and contact information, position qualifications, PTO requests, etc.
  • Serve as point of contact with our substitute management company and ensure coverage for all classes

Student Information Systems

  • Create school’s bell schedule and master student schedule, ensuring an equitable teaching load, appropriate student class offerings, and cohesive cohorting of student groups accounting for the large number of specific student schedule needs on our campus (SPED, MLL, reading/math levels, etc.)
  • Schedule all students and staff in Infinite Campus for the school year
  • Update schedules as needed throughout the year based on one-off and subpopulation level needs
  • Supervise gradebook set up and usage for teachers and finalize quarterly report cards for distribution to students and families
  • Oversee attendance taking procedures across the campus with the support of the Office Manager and ensure accurate and timely attendance is taken
  • Monitor attendance trends over time and communicate concerns with the Leadership Team and our wellbeing staff

Technology

  • In partnership with our technology consultant, oversee all student and staff technology use, maintenance, and purchasing, including Chromebooks, staff laptops, Smart boards, and others
  • Manage the school’s Google Suite including the Calendar, Drive, and Admin sites
  • Update the school’s website as needed through Squarespace
  • Troubleshoot and repair technology problems as they arise and escalate more difficult situations to our technology partners
  • Lead trainings for staff on new technology platforms and systems

Shared Campus Partnership and Facilities

  •  Engage with shared campus partners (school leaders from the two other schools on our campus, custodial members, and safety/security team) on a monthly basis to direct campus-wide goals and priorities
  • Serve as intermediary between school and district purchased services – custodial, transportation, Charter Support team, and district technology partners
  • Develop and train staff on the Emergency Crisis Management Plan for the year
  • Support teachers and staff with room set up at the start of the year and clean up at the end

Recruitment and Enrollment

  • Oversee Compass recruitment and enrollment efforts with the support of the Family, Community and Enrollment Coordinator to ensure a fully enrolled and registered class each year
  • Support Office Manager in planning for and running fall registration for families
  • Support registration and enrollment process for new students enrolling mid-year

Standardized Assessments

  • Serve as Site Assessment Leader for CMAS testing in the spring each year.  This includes scheduling the exams, training teachers on administration, and all back-end data entry required for the exams
  • Serve as secondary Site Assessment Leader for other school-wide exams

Management

  • Manage the Office Manager and Family, Community, and Enrollment Coordinator as your direct reports
  • Conduct weekly check-ins with direct reports and coach them in their practice
  • Create and maintain a team culture within the Front Office wherein members know the basic functionings of each role and are able to support when someone is out

 

The Director of Operations also supports in the following:

Leadership Team Member

  • Participate in weekly meetings with the leadership team to determine schoolwide priorities, develop professional development sessions, and plan ahead for upcoming events
  • Participate in quarterly internal reviews

School Culture

  • ​​Greet visitors, students, families, and staff with professionalism, patience, and responsiveness – provide a welcoming presence for the front office for all guests
  • Correspond with and get to know families to support their needs
  • Occasional coverage of the office phone and other Office Manager roles
  • Support campus wide cultural expectations and norms through hallway presence, lunch/recess support, and general behavior management

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in operations
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Proficient or fluent in Spanish 
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness, and ability to manage multiple simultaneous workflows.
  • A positive, do-what-it-takes attitude, great sense of humor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience maintaining strong relationships with community stakeholders, campus partners, and school district departments
  • Experience working with K-12 students in learning environments
  • Strong technical and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong data management skills in Excel including sorting/filtering data, using formulas, and managing large data spreadsheets (strongly preferred)
  • Experience in a progressive and/or charter school setting (preferred)
  • Experience managing a small team (preferred)
  • Relationship building skills with 6-8th grade students (preferred)

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package and generous & innovative benefits
  • Excellent professional development and coaching, including paid professional development opportunities
  • Support from G&G Consulting Group
  • A collaborative environment for project design and problem solving
  • Salary Range: $85,000+ depending on experience
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Secondary School Principal

Posted by | February 18, 2022 |

Duties and responsibilities:
● The principal of this 6th-12th grade school will handle a variety of administrative duties including budget, assessment, instructional programs, student discipline and supervision, staff evaluations and supervision, scheduling, organization of activities, facility management, and support of teaching staff. The position is a 215 day contract year.
Qualifications:
● Principal License in the state of Colorado
● Administrative experience preferred
● Teaching experience
Compensation:
● Salary depends upon education and experience according to the Administrative Salary Schedule. Salary schedule
● Full-time position with benefits
Location:
● Crested Butte Community School
818 Red Lady Avenue
Crested Butte, Colorado 81224
Start date: August 1, 2022

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Educator and Youth Council Liaison

Posted by | February 16, 2022 |

https://www.yaaspa.org/work-with-yaaspa

 

YAASPA is seeking a full-time Educator and Youth Council Liaison with a successful record of youth engagement, restorative justice, and facilitating youth development. The Educator and Youth Council Liaison will convene and manage youth councils, participate in school-based activities, and facilitate one YAASPA course. The ideal candidate thrives in an innovative work environment and works well within a team-based culture.

Salary range: 45,500-50,500k with medical, dental, vision benefits with a wellness package

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Executive Director

Posted by | February 15, 2022 |

Our Mission

The Northeast Denver Innovation Zone is a cooperative of innovation schools that are empowering leaders and educators, in partnership with their communities, to deliver an authentic and relevant education to students in schools that are unwaveringly committed to inclusivity and equity.

 

We are NDIZ, and we are building a model for the future of public education.  Collectively we believe

  • That school leaders and educators in partnership with communities are best positioned to make school-level decisions on the allocation of resources, staffing, instructional decisions and practices, curriculum and assessment and student supports.
  • In fostering equity and doing whatever it takes to close opportunity and achievement gaps, specifically for Black, Indigenous, and students of color.
  • In keeping what is best for students at the forefront of all we do.
  • In developing internationally-minded people through service learning experiences who are committed to making the world a better place.

Delivering on Our Commitments
Innovation Zones are a partnership with the Denver Public School district that provide participating schools with the autonomy and strong accountability they need to better serve students, teachers, staff, and school leaders. Innovation Zone schools appear the same as other schools; however, they operate under a different structure that emphasizes school-level autonomy over budget, staffing, curriculum, and an inclusive culture.

The Northeast Denver Innovation Zone (NDIZ), established in 2018 as an independent 501(c)3 organization, empowers school leaders, teachers, families and community members to elevate the quality and equity of education for all students, in the NDIZ and beyond. We do this by liberating NDIZ schools to be agile in customizing curriculum, targeting resources and sharing best practices and talent.

The Innovation Schools Act passed by the Colorado General Assembly in 2008 provides a path for schools and districts to design and implement innovative ideas and practices and obtain waivers from state and local policies and collective bargaining agreements.

The result is a localized network of schools where academic excellence, a spirit of inclusivity and authentic community engagement define us. Together with the larger Denver Public Schools district, we prove what can happen when the specific needs of a community are heard, met and exceeded at every turn.

NDIZ is currently made up of four schools: Swigert International School, McAuliffe International, McAuliffe Manual, and Northfield High School. The Zone is governed by an independent Board of Directors and is managed operationally by an Executive Director.

 

Position Overview
The Executive Director (ED) is the organization’s chief officer. The Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of the NDIZ’s organizational health, including fulfillment of each school’s vision/mission, leading the NDIZ’s strategic growth and other initiatives such as overseeing school success, sound budgeting process, fundraising, development of the school’s value-driven professional culture and, in partnership with each school leader, the achievement of the school’s academic goals. The Executive Director also ensures that the core values embraced by the Zone and its member schools are embodied in daily operations and practices; this includes a core commitment to equity at all levels.  The Executive Director is entrusted with supporting and advancing the mission of the member schools.

The Executive Director reports to the NDIZ Board of Directors and manages an operating budget of approximately $600,000.  The leaders of the four schools are supported and evaluated by the Executive Director.

 

The Executive Director Opportunity

While innovation schools and the Northeast Denver Innovation Zone have a strong track record of delivering high quality education that responds to community needs, the concepts are still evolving.  Colorado passed legislation in 2008 that established the basic parameters that govern innovation schools, though some local school districts have struggled with the effective implementation of core elements of innovation schools and zones.

 

The current climate in DPS is mixed as it relates to innovation schools, and NDIZ is scheduled to seek re-authorization for the next three years later in 2022.  Thus, the most critical priority for the incoming Executive Director will be to navigate the politics and concerns of DPS to successfully obtain reauthorization.

 

Undertaking the reauthorization effort will give the Executive Director the opportunity to work closely with community members, school leaders, families, board members, and teachers to showcase the transformative work underway at the Zone’s schools.

 

To be clear, obtaining re-authorization for the Zone is not guaranteed, and the incoming Executive Director must be prepared to work hard on that effort.  This means developing a clear, compelling case for reauthorization along with building community and District support for the Zone and its schools.  Success will require creativity, perseverance, diplomacy, and an ability to assimilate a lot of data quickly.  The NDIZ board and the school leaders of our four schools are committed to the work of the Zone and are fully prepared to support the Executive Director in this critical work.

 

As a leader focused on innovation in education, the Executive Director in partnership with the school leaders and others may also have the opportunity to dig into thorny issues plaguing our school systems.  The Executive Director may help identify new mechanisms to address such challenges as declining enrollment, effective student assessment, teacher evaluation and professional development, and true equity in the classroom.

 

Over the next 3+ years, the NDIZ Executive Director can help forge healthy links between schools, communities, and the District.  This leader will bring the power of Innovation Zones to life by showcasing how best to share resources, proven practices, and critical learnings across the existing schools in the Zone.

 

What Does It Take

Leading NDIZ requires an executive who has a demonstrated commitment to excellence and improving public education.  NDIZ needs a demonstrated strategic leader of culture, values, equity with a track record of closing opportunity and achievement gaps.

 

Qualified candidates will be natural relationship builders and collaborators with a willingness to take risks and continually strive for the best outcomes for students and their families.

 

Other specific elements that the NDIZ Board seeks in a new leader include:

 

Education Understanding

  • Strong background in academics, instruction, and organization development
  • Ability to effectively communicate and advocate for the NDIZ and instill confidence and buy-in from key stakeholders including NDIZ Board, school leaders, state and federal agencies, local school board, educational associations, interest groups and parents
  • Preferred 5–10 years of education-related work experience

Organization Development

  • An innovative ability to get resources and services that schools need including additional funding streams
  • Ability to create a culture of shared accountability and to lead in a collaborative way with other Innovation Zone leaders, school leaders and staff, and district leadership
  • Experience in partnering with a governing board

Leadership Qualities

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and oversee implementation of multiple initiatives
  • Evidence of a growth and learning mindset and proven results
  • Has proven success in working in ambiguous and fluid environments
  • Outstanding written, verbal, listening, and presentation skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to do whatever it takes to get the job done; entrepreneurial
  • Well-developed conflict resolution and mediation skills
  • Personal qualities that include persistence, flexibility, diplomacy, consensus building

Other

  • Bachelor’s degree required (advanced degree preferred)
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

 

Salary and Benefits

The salary range for the Executive Director position is $125,000-$150,000, commensurate with experience.  NDIZ offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental and vision insurance; employer match to 401k contributions up to 5%; and paid time off.

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President and CEO

Posted by | February 15, 2022 |

Position Available: President and CEO
Early Connections Learning Centers (Early Connections) is a value-driven organization, committed to teamwork, collaboration, accountability, excellence, integrity and respect. Early Connections believes in outstanding customer service and continued process improvement. Early Connections is seeking a dedicated individual who displays our shared passion for children and families and our values and work ethic.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

The President/CEO provides dynamic leadership to the organization under the oversight of the Board of Directors. This includes directly supervising senior management staff in the planning, implementing and administering of Early Connections programs, and financial management of the organization. Responsibilities include managing blended funding, overseeing budget, public and private grant applications and resource development. This position represents the agency in the community through numerous collaborative efforts, and represents Early Connections at both the State and Local Government levels.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Services, or a related field with a minimum of 5 years of experience is required. A Master’s Degree in Management, Public Administration, Social Services or a closely related field is preferred, but not required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Board of Directors:
The President/CEO is directly responsible to the Board of Directors: attends Board and committee meetings, prepares the agenda for all Board meetings in conjunction with the Board Chair. The President/CEO takes part in Board and committee meeting discussions and provides the Board with adequate information to assist them in reaching sound decisions, establishing policies, and monitoring of agency operations. The President/ CEO directs the development of program financial plans and budgets, including operating costs, capital and extraordinary expenditures.

The President/CEO recommends policies, priorities, projects, programs and budgets that will provide maximum effective approaches for high quality comprehensive child development programs to the Board of Directors. The President/CEO develops short-range (one-year) goals for the organization and works with the Board to prepare a long-range plan for the organization. The President/CEO implements the Strategic Plan and addresses the identified critical issues.

Management of Organization:
The President/CEO makes policies, which are not in conflict with the law or Board policy and decides all matters of administrative and supervisory detail in connection with the operation and day-to-day management of the organization. The President/CEO maintains an effective administration for the achievement of Early Connections mission and philosophy. The President/CEO develops, implements, and maintains a state of the art program with appropriate resources for Early Connections professionals, consistent with the philosophy, principles, methods and techniques endorsed by Early Connections, Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Early Childhood and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation standards.

Staffing:
The President/CEO is responsible for a structure and staffing plan that clearly defines departmental functions and positions. The President/CEO directly or by delegation, employs, directs and discharges staff, provides for supervision, staff training and development, and gives professional leadership in the field of agency service. The President/CEO directs senior leadership staff in their assignments and duties and through senior staff, directs all other staff in the performance of their duties. The President/CEO provides oversight and leadership to administration and programs to ensure management functions are properly carried out.

Fiscal Management:
The President/CEO directs the preparation of the annual budget and submits it for Board approval. The President/CEO directs purchases and expenditures within the limits of the Board-approved budget. The President/CEO submits consolidated annual budgets and revisions, monthly financial statements and funding sources for approval to the Board of Directors. The President/CEO is responsible, in coordination with the VP of Finance, for the develop¬ment and implemen¬tation of a fiscal accounting management system that will include monitoring budget expendi-tures and budget revisions, property procure¬ment and inventory control. The President/CEO participates in the audit entrance and exit interviews; works to resolve audit exceptions and implements management recommendations.

Community, Public Relations and Resource Development:
The President/CEO represents the organization as its Chief Executive Officer in all dealings with other organizations, individuals and the public and shall promote good public relations in the community. The President/CEO, in partnership with the Vice President of Community Engagement, develops grants and community fund-raising to support programs. The President/CEO performs other duties as requested by the Board of Directors.

Employee Benefits:
• Employee Medical Insurance covered 75% by employer
• Employer paid Life Insurance
• Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) with $300 yearly allowance (must be enrolled in medical plan)
• Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability and 403(b) available
• Continuing education support
• Child Care Discount for children ages 3 and up. Save up to $14,040 a year!
• Paid professional development
• Paid time off
• 11 paid holidays
• Free parking

Must be able to pass a drug test.

All Early Connections employees hired on or after October 11, 2021 will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and submit proof of the first dose (of a two-dose vaccine) prior to their first day of work. Job candidates that have been extended an offer of employment, but have not yet started, and need accommodations for medical or religious reasons must contact the Vice President of HR before their first day of work for additional information on the accommodation process.

Job Type: Exempt Full-time

Pay Range: $130,000 to $146,000

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Executive Director of Exceptional Student Services

Posted by | February 14, 2022 |

The primary function of the Executive Director of ESS is to support the accomplishment of the District mission by providing leadership for special populations.  The Executive Director is responsible for helping with the development, implementation, administration, supervision, maintenance, monitoring and evaluation of special education and gifted education services to students. The Executive Director will ensure policies and procedures, set forth for the District to follow are in compliance with federal and state laws, rules and regulations.  In addition, a key function is to work in concert with the administration at ESS to oversee the Administrative Unit and ensure to improved academic results for students with disabilities and gifted education students.

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Administrative Positions

Posted by | February 4, 2022 |

Pueblo County School District 70 is looking for an Assistant Superintendent of Schools and a Public Information Officer. T0 view job descriptions and to complete an employment application, please visit the Pueblo County School District 70 website www.district70.org 

Pueblo County District 70 serves approximately 9,000 students in the suburban rural areas surrounding Pueblo, Colorado and houses 24 school sites throughout the district serving a diverse population of students within 19,000 square miles.

Assistant Superintendent (salary range $109,778-$158,918) The assistant superintendent of schools shall be responsible for assisting the superintendent in the general management of the schools of the district under the requirements of the state and the policies of the Board. The assistant superintendent shall be responsible for guiding the development of the educational objectives and programs of the school district to fulfil the educational needs of all students. The assistant superintendent shall assist the superintendent in providing overall direction to the activities of the school district and its personnel toward the accomplishment of district goals, administer the policies of the
Board, conserve the school district’s assets and resources, and maintain and enhance the school district’s standing in all its internal and external relationships.

Public Information Officer (salary range $95,593-$102,421) The Public Information Officer (PIO) reports timely information on a variety of situations using messaging services, email, socail media, news and print and any other form of communication that can be utilized. Department will be designated by the Superintendent’s office for job evaluation, budget and job responsibilities. The PIO will keep the public and stakeholders abreast of safety issues, legislative issues, budgetary issues and other issues that arise.

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Pathways Success Coordinator

Posted by | February 4, 2022 |

Summary: The Pathways Success Coordinator will lead development and implementation of a pilot program collaboration between Mile High Youth Corps and the State of Colorado Attorney General’s office for 18-24 year-old first-time, nonviolent, pre-charge, justice involved youth. Working closely with MHYC’s Land Conservation and Supportive Services teams, the Pathways Success Coordinator will adapt MHYC’s proven program design to develop: pre-service orientation, career readiness, workforce development and supportive services programming aligned with the specific needs of the pilot program’s youth participants (Corpsmembers). This direct service position will also work closely with local District Attorney’s office personnel to develop program referral and eligibility criteria and processes. Ideal candidates will have prior youth development experience and working knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Restorative Justice, Trauma Informed Practice, Cognitive Behavioral Intervention, Mental Health First Aid, and Supportive Services/Case Management. This position works directly with Corpsmembers enrolled in the AmeriCorps program.

 

Reports to: Deputy Director

 

Responsibilities:

Youth Development, Hiring & Supervision

  • Develop and coordinate youth eligibility, referral and selection processes
  • Develop and implement orientations and trainings for Corpsmembers (CMs), Crew Leaders, Alumni Mentors and staff
  • Supervise, monitor and evaluate the performance of CMs; provide support to Land Conservation Program Coordinators, Crew Leaders and Alumni Mentors
  • Promote a solution-focused youth development environment in which CMs have the opportunity to develop new competencies
  • Provide CMs with opportunities for leadership development and service, throughout the duration of their terms of service, both within the agency and in the community
  • Lead staff and CMs in achieving pilot program goals including high-quality project completion, positive member experiences and successful post-program placement
  • Support conflict resolution in facilitated one-on-one, small group and full crew conversations in the field or in the office
  • Collaborate with members of the Supportive Services team to connect CMs to resources and supports, including mental health counseling, transportation, food assistance, housing, and childcare

 

Program Development and Coordination

  • Oversee development, implementation and continuous improvement of the New Pathways Pilot program
  • Ensure engaging programing that successfully meets MHYC’s 6 core educational areas: social justice, leadership development, civic engagement, healthy lifestyles, career development and environmental stewardship.
  • Implement program practices that reflect local and national best practices in relation to youth corps, youth development, youth diversion, restorative justice and other related fields
  • Creatively identify and implement processes and practices for increased CM retention, improved member experiences, and higher post-program placement through changes to program design, trainings, etc.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all community partners both internally and externally including personnel from the State of Colorado Attorney General’s office and local District Attorney’s offices

 

Administrative Duties

  • Monitor, document, and evaluate CM progress in the program using individual written evaluations, case notes, and one-on-one meetings
  • Maintain thorough and complete records on each CM throughout the length of the program, including timesheets, hour logs, rosters and daily accountability forms
  • Assist in tracking CM hours and establishing and holding CMs accountable to attendance/hour benchmarks
  • Assists with reporting requirements for funders and other stakeholders

 

MHYC is committed to hiring candidates with unique backgrounds and perspectives. If you are interested in this position but are concerned that you do not meet all of the requirements or possess all of the necessary skills, or that prior convictions or your background might disqualify you, we highly encourage you to submit an application anyway.

 

Qualifications

Education:

  • Post-secondary certificate or degree (minimum)

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years (minimum) of youth (18-24 years old) development experience
  • 1-2 years (minimum) of supervision experience; ability to provide leadership for CMs and early career staff.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Knowledge and/or familiarity with common social justice issues (such as racial equity, LGBTQ+ rights, housing/food/childcare accessibility, etc.)
  • Group facilitation experience
  • Valid driver’s license with insurable motor vehicle record (MVR)
  • Able to legally work in the United States, which will be verified via the federal E-Verify program on the first day of employment
  • Pre-employment background check required, including a FBI Background Check, which includes fingerprinting. This position has recurring access to vulnerable populations.
  • Pre-employment drug screen required
  • Willingness to adhere to MHYC’s COVID-19 policies and procedures

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Justice-involved youth experience
  • Trauma Informed Practice, Restorative Justice and/or Cognitive Behavioral Intervention experience
  • Program development experience
  • Spanish: English proficiency

 

Hours & Compensation

This is a full-time, salaried (exempt/regular) position. Salary range is $43,000-$47,000/year DOE. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Some evening and weekend hours will be required. Medical, dental, vision and life benefits are available on the 1st of the month after working 60 days; eligible for participation in MHYC’s 403(b) retirement plan. The position is open until filled.

 

To Apply:
Candidates are asked to provide a resume and a cover letter including pertinent personal and/or professional experience. In the absence of specific work-related experience, applicants are encouraged to describe personal experience that pertains to position requirements in their cover letter. If you discovered this position through Chalkbeat, please indicate so in your cover letter. Send resume and cover Letter to: staffjobs@mhyc.net (include “Pathways Success Coordinator” in the subject line). No calls please.

 

Mile High Youth Corps is committed to diversity in principle and practice, both in the community at large and within the organization.  We are, therefore, committed to having our internal operations and employment practices administered on a non-discriminating basis inclusive of, but not limited to, race, religion, color, socio-economic status, gender, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, or national origin. Every effort shall be made to grant reasonable accommodation for qualified people with disabilities to participate in this AmeriCorps program.

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Principal-Elementary

Posted by | February 2, 2022 |

MANITOU SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT 14

MANITOU SPRINGS COLORADO

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

POSITION:                            PRINCIPAL – Ute Pass Elementary  School

 

LOCATION:                          UTE PASS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

9230 CHIPITA PARK ROAD

CHIPITA PARK, CO  80809

 

SCHOOL PROFILE:

 

Ute Pass Elementary School is an innovative, forward-thinking, award-winning school of approximately 175 students (46% of all students choice into Manitou Springs School District from surrounding communities) and 20 staff members.  Ute Pass Elementary School is proud of our success in meeting the needs of every student. In addition to a challenging academic curriculum, Ute Pass Elementary School offers a comprehensive Environmental Outdoor education curriculum, art, physical education, music, Spanish, computer technology, Special Education, and Gifted/Talented instruction.

 

The culture of the school is positive, safe, kind, inclusive, and collaborative.  We are looking for a new and fully committed leader to accentuate our outstanding and numerous attributes while leading us to become an even more effective, responsive, and innovative school moving on into the next decade. Our school is seeking a principal who can relate to students and help guide them on the journey of life.

 

COMMUNITY PROFILE:

 

Ute Pass and Manitou Springs are small, mountain communities to the west of Colorado Springs, Colorado.  These historical towns are scenically beautiful and a perfect spot if you love the outdoors, where people know and care about each other.  Ute Pass and Manitou are communities where residents are long-term and support their local school district.  It’s a terrific place that’s “big enough” but “not too big.”

https://manitousprings.org/. We are driven by our core values of Relationships, Deep Learning, and Opportunity as we serve our children and our communities.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • School leadership, including principal or assistant principal, experience required
    (3 years preferred)
  • Elementary  school experience preferred
  • Demonstrated success as an instructional leader (professional development/ curricular/program development/instructional delivery/pedagogy)
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining a positive, proactive, safe and innovative climate for students and staff
  • Demonstrated experience in leading innovative change
  • Demonstrated experience in team building (collaborative, kind, loyal)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate to all stakeholders in multiple ways
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead a culturally responsive school
  • Demonstrated success as leader who builds strong relationships with families
  • Demonstrated ability to manage school finances and building facilities

 

 

Expected Qualities/Characteristics:

 

We are looking for an individual who is (has):

  • Exemplify instructional leadership that is able to maximize the school’s potential (e.g., music, experiential learning, athletics, arts integration, social-emotional learning)
  • Consistently implements systems that support and honor the school’s and district’s goals, policies, and procedures, while also holding self to the same expectations
  • Models open and transparent communication with respect, honesty, and integrity
  • Models follow-through and a willingness to learn, unlearn, and relearn while leading towards a shared vision
  • Knows each student by name and how to support the student and family
  • Understands the history, traditions, and uniqueness of Manitou Springs and the Ute Pass community
  • Coordinates and collaborates to grow vertical alignment strategies by building strong relationships across all schools and families
  • Welcomes, grows, and sustains parent involvement with the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) in partnership with school staff and parents
  • Embodies genuine and authentic leadership that leads to trust and the empowerment of others
  • Forward-thinking leader who has the ability to innovate and lead others to innovate
  • Supports and leads a safe environment where all students achieve their potential and beyond and where social and emotional learning is embedded in all aspects of the school
  • Demonstrates excellent use of time and resources—focusing all members and leading and managing in a very effective manner
  • Develops, in collaboration with staff and students, a strong plan of student engagement, restorative practices, and accountability for actions/decisions that honors the developmental stages of elementary school-aged students
  • Maintains an empowering place where students are free to explore their authentic-self, intellectual interests, and passions for learning and doing while being held to a high standard of respect and responsibility
  • Leads and supports staff by providing opportunities for growth and development
  • Fosters a positive school climate where all students and staff are healthy, hopeful, engaged, encouraged and celebrated
  • Coordinates with the Ute Pass BOCES Director, 504 Coordinator, and Assistant Superintendent to ensure proper support for students with specific educational plans and needs (i.e., Individualized Education Plans, Advanced Learning Plans, 504 Plans, English Learning Plans)
  • Supervises the registration, placement, evaluation and progress reporting of students
  • Collaborates with school staff to develop a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) (both academic and social-emotional/affective)
  • Coordinates a balanced approach to integrating technology for the purpose of learning and collaborating while maintaining a safe and positive school culture
  • Exercises decisive leadership in crisis situations
  • Works with the Director of Technology, the Director of Student Success and the Director of Arts Integration and Community Wellness  to support student and family needs
  • Remains current about changes and developments in the field of education
  • Provides leadership and direction for the development and implementation of the building-level improvement plan that aligns to the district-wide plan
  • Provides leadership for the implementation of the district-wide strategic plan.

 

TERM OF

EMPLOYMENT:                                  August 2022 – June 2023 (200-day contract)

 

COMPENSATION:                             Please see Administrator Salary Range on Salary Schedule

(on District Website)

 

SITUATION:                                          Grades Preschool – 6th

 

TO APPLY:                                             Please submit an online application packet

Applications available at www.mssd14.org

 

POSTING DATE:                                 February 1, 2022

 

CLOSING DATE:                                 March 1, 2022: 4:00 pm MST

 

PAPER SCREENING:                          March 4, 2022

 

NOTIFY INTERVIEWEES:        March 7, 2022

 

INTERVIEW DATE:                             March 10, 2022, In-Person Interviews Only

 

Manitou Springs School District 14 is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex (which includes marital status), sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information or conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title I, and Section 504. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Dr. Elizabeth Domangue, Superintendent of Schools, Manitou Springs School District 14, 405 El Monte Pl., Manitou Springs, CO  80829, (719) 685-2024, edomangue@mssd14.org, or the Office of Civil Rights, U.S Dept of Education, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80294, (303) 844-2991.

 

 

 

 

 

Please include your responses to the three essay questions as part of your application packet.

 

Limit your response to 400-500 words per question.

 

Question #1:

 

Why do you want to serve as the leader of Ute Pass Elementary School? Describe one significant way you engaged a school community that you have led.

 

 

Question #2:

What do you consider to be “success” in educating elementary school children?  Describe a specific example of how you led successfully.

 

 

Question #3:

Describe a time when you developed, implemented, and led a school-wide initiative that focused on stewardship (e.g., environmental, community, service)? Why was this initiative important to the school’s mission and vision? What was a specific outcome of the initiative for students and staff?

 

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MS Math Teacher (PT or FT)

Posted by | February 1, 2022 |

Aspen Academy, a PK-8 independent school in Greenwood Village, has an amazing position available for a skilled and talented Middle School Math Teacher.  This position could be full time or part time.

If you love Math, deeply believe everyone can succeed in learning math and love exploring how it matters in life, we want to meet you!

Overview:

We live and model the community’s values in thought, word and deed to students, colleagues and parents and the larger community. We are palpably committed to, supportive and co-leaders in the achievement of Aspen Academy’s vision and mission.

  • Our values: Be Kind. Do Good. Work Hard. Make the World Better.
  • Our mission: We edify and inspire students and educators to grow, learn and lead.
  • Our vision: We are a national leader in innovative and transformative education.

Is this you?

  • You cultivate students’ curiosity, engagement, growth and performance in academic, intellectual, social and emotional domains.
  • You are a competent, compassionate, creative, dedicated and enthusiastic professional. You are committed to growth and improvement.
  • You possess strong instructional pedagogy, a habit and practice of continual personal and professional growth, and both curiosity and expertise in the content to be taught.
  • You are an excellent communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Your strengths include time, organization and project management; and you demonstrate strong social and emotional intelligence, and cultural competency.

If this describes you, we can’t wait to meet you!

At Aspen Academy, we prepare students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from outstanding high schools.  We are committed to providing an intentionally diverse student body with an outstanding liberal arts education within the framework of an individualized education; character, leadership and entrepreneurial development; and service learning.

If not for life, then what are we learning for?  We look at learning as a way to ignite the personal passions and interests of each and every student. Our academics, partnered with a focused leadership development sequence, prepare students for life. Students thrive as they build lasting relationships with peers and teachers through small class sizes and a community focus.

Diversity and inclusion are core to Aspen Academy. We are passionate about building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment.  Every member on our team enriches our community by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world. We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and thrive because of it. Aspen Academy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and promotes affirmative action. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and military and veteran status.

If this inspires you, please apply to join our team.

Our Teachers’ Responsibilities:

  • Classroom Strategies and Behaviors: Communicating learning goals and feedback, establishing rules and procedures; helping students interact with new knowledge; helping students practice and deepen new knowledge; helping students generate and test hypotheses; engaging students; recognizing adherence to norms and procedures; establishing and maintaining effective relationships with students; communicating high expectations for all students.
  • Planning and Preparing: Planning and preparing for: lessons and units, resources and technology, needs of English language learners, needs of neurodiverse learners and differentiated learning styles, implementation of culturally responsive classrooms.
  • Reflecting on Teaching: Evaluating personal performance as well as developing and implementing a professional growth plan.
  • Collegiality and Professionalism: Promoting a positive environment; promoting an exchange of ideas and strategies; promoting our school and its community’s development.

Qualifications:

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Optional: Masters or Doctoral degree.
  • Strongly preferred: Teaching credential or license, generalist or domain specific.
  • 3-5 years classroom experience.
  • Evidence of content mastery.
  • Grant permission for a criminal background check upon hire.
  • Meet physical demands to perform essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: Ability to work full-time, including some evenings and weekends; work in person/in the school building; speak for long periods of time. Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; occasionally life up to 50 pounds.

For the coming school year, we are not able to consider candidates that require a Visa. Please check back next year!

Compensation Package:

Aspen Academy offers an excellent compensation package including health, dental, 403(b) with matching and more; wide-ranging opportunities for professional development; and a talented and dedicated staff of teaching professionals and supportive administrators.

Salary Range: Starting $45,068 to $72,078 full-time annually (based on education & experience step and ladder, max 9 years teaching experience credit).  Part time would be approximately 20 hours / week.

Applicants are also invited to visit the Aspen Academy’s website (www.aspenacademy.org) to learn more about the school and its program.

To learn more about working at Aspen Academy: https://www.aspenacademy.org/about/careers

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Music Teacher – K-8

Posted by | February 1, 2022 |

Aspen Academy, a PK-8 independent school in Greenwood Village, has an amazing position available for a skilled and inspiring K-8 Music Teacher.  This position could also expand to include Band Director.

If you thrive with teaching different age groups in the same day, planning and pivoting to meet the needs of various learners, collaborating with a talented team of educators, and being that rare teacher that knows almost every student in a school, we want to meet you.

If not for life, then what are we learning for?  At Aspen Academy, we look at learning as a way to ignite the personal passions and interests of each and every student. Our academics, partnered with a focused leadership development sequence, prepare students for life. Students thrive as they build lasting relationships with peers and teachers through small class sizes and a community focus.

We live and model the community’s values in thought, word and deed to students, colleagues and parents and the larger community. We are palpably committed to, supportive and co-leaders in the achievement of Aspen Academy’s vision and mission.

  • Our values: Be Kind. Do Good. Work Hard. Make the World Better.
  • Our mission: We edify and inspire students and educators to grow, learn and lead.
  • Our vision: We are a national leader in innovative and transformative education.

Does this describe you?

  • You cultivate students’ curiosity, engagement, growth and performance in academic, intellectual, social and emotional domains.
  • You are a competent, compassionate, creative, dedicated and enthusiastic professional. You are committed to growth and improvement.
  • You possess strong instructional pedagogy, a habit and practice of continual personal and professional growth, and both curiosity and expertise in the content to be taught.
  • You are an excellent communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Your strengths include time, organization and project management; and you demonstrate strong social and emotional intelligence, and cultural competency.

If so, please apply to join our team.

Diversity and inclusion are core to Aspen Academy. We are passionate about building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment.  Every member on our team enriches our community by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world. We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and thrive because of it. Aspen Academy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and promotes affirmative action. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and military and veteran status.

Essential Functions Summary

  • Develop program and daily lesson plans to teach general music to K-8th grade students.
  • Teach music theory and knowledge and skills in music including harmony, appreciation, history, ensemble, aural skills and practical techniques to students.
  • Utilize repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of students. Incorporate musical instruments in lessons.
  • Design and development program.
  • Prepare students for school concerts and planned music experiences.
  • Provide opportunities for music ensembles including rock band and choir.
  • Build relationships and mentor students.  Inspire and motivate students to extend themselves to after school music clubs.
  • Differentiate music curriculum to meet the needs of the individual student and the student body.
  • Evaluate each student’s musical growth and contribution to the performance of the group that allows everyone to contribute.
  • Maintain care/responsibility for school-owned music, musical instruments, and equipment to prevent loss or abuse.
  • Active contributor and team member to Essentials team.

Qualifications:

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Preferred: Teaching credential or license, generalist or domain specific. Degree in music or music education.
  • 3-5 years classroom experience.  Preferred: Experience teaching music to lower and/or middle grades.  Orff, Kodaly, or Dalcroze training. Experience in both vocal and instrumental music.  Clear knowledge and deep understanding of popular, traditional and classical music.
  • Evidence of content mastery.
  • Grant permission for a criminal background check upon hire.
  • Meet physical demands to perform essential functions of the role.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: Ability to work full-time, including some evenings and weekends; work in person/in the school building; speak for long periods of time. Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; occasionally life up to 50 pounds.

For the coming school year, we are not able to consider candidates that require a Visa. Please check back next year!

Compensation Package:

Aspen Academy offers an excellent compensation package including health, dental, 403(b) with matching and more; wide-ranging opportunities for professional development; and a talented and dedicated staff of teaching professionals and supportive administrators.

Salary Range: Starting annual salary $45,068-$72,078 (based on education & experience step and ladder, max 9 years teaching experience credit)

To learn more about working at Aspen Academy: https://www.aspenacademy.org/about/careers

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Principal

Posted by | January 25, 2022 |

Position Opening for School Principal

Beginning June 1, 2022

Join our staff as the school principal and lead a team of highly dedicated teachers and support staff in providing a high-quality educational experience for our students.

Position Information

  • At will contract: June 1, 2022 (or earlier upon agreement) through May 31, 2023 (Employed by MPA)
  • Compensation Range: $97,500 – $110,000 (Based on qualifications/experience)
  • Benefits: Comparable to Jefferson County School District employees, including a professional development budget allocated and administered by the Board of Directors

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in education
  • Three years of experience in educational leadership
  • Montessori training or a commitment to advancing and understanding Montessori education
  • Colorado Principal’s License or the equivalent in another state (with a commitment to become licensed in Colorado)

Job Responsibilities

Public and School Community Relations

  • Engage with staff, parents, and students to promote a positive learning environment
  • Represent the school in a way that fosters and maintains positive community/media relations

Montessori Philosophy of Education

  • Guide and support the application of the Montessori Educational Philosophy within all areas of the school
  • Ensure all federal, state, and district educational standards are met using Montessori methods and curriculum

 

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Maintain the necessary resources to ensure a strong financial position
  • Collaborate with the board to develop a sustainability plan for continued success of the school
  • Develop strategies to increase school enrollment and ensure future stability

Educational Program

  • Evaluate the performance of the staff based on core values with the goal of continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with staff, parents, and students to provide the best education for each student and assist them in their academic and professional goals
  • Oversee and support the adherence of school policies

Leadership

  • Foster innovation and growth of staff and programs
  • Promote a positive, collaborative, transparent, and inclusive school culture
  • Administer district and school policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors to maintain the school’s operational charter
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High School Principal

Posted by | January 25, 2022 |

Job Title:  Lake County High School Building Principal

Prepared Date: January 2021

Salary Grade: $85,000-$100,000

Work Year:  220 days

Reports To:  Superintendent of Schools

Start date:  July 1, 2022

 

Job Posting Details: This position will be filled no later than July 1, 2022.  Applications will be accepted through February 4th, 2022, and finalists will be invited for interviews to be held on in Leadville on February 10th, 2022.

 

Lake County High School (LCHS) is a 7th-12th grade public institution providing students with engaging learning opportunities in a safe, inclusive, and welcoming learning environment, and are preparing graduates ready to implement a plan for college or career.  Our 7th and 8th grade serves approximately 140 students while our 9th-12th grade supports 275 students. Lake County High School incorporates foundational practices of the Expeditionary Learning model including daily Crew experiences and the inclusion of authentic learning opportunities outside the traditional classroom. The school is situated in a beautiful, recently renovated building with brand new classroom wings.  The principal leads an administrative team comprised of an assistant principal, an academic dean and an athletic director.

 

Position Summary: The High School Principal is responsible for all aspects of managing a school with a focus on academic excellence and personal growth of every student. Through leadership of faculty, the principal will work collaboratively with teachers, staff, students, families and the community to drive academic and character outcomes. The Principal will organize school operations around improvement of instruction and will maintain a safe and orderly environment, upholding state laws, contracts and District Policies. The Principal will be held accountable to the Colorado Principal Evaluation expectations and rubric.  The successful candidate will be prepared to engage in the following work:

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The LCHS Principal will work with teacher leaders, the faculty, staff, students, families and the community to pursue excellence in the following ways:

 

INSTRUCTIONAL & SCHOOL LEADERSHIP

  • Provide exemplary leadership to all members of the school community to achieve outstanding performance in the school’s mission of ensuring each student meets grade level standards
  • Set ambitious school-wide vision and goals aligned with the Board of Education goals and the District Strategic Plan.
  • Lead a school improvement of student achievement and growth by leading the educational program.
  • Effectively manage faculty and staff
  • Collaborate and lead faculty and staff to develop a unified culture around principles of championing students, expecting excellence, modeling positive culture and creating a culture of greatness.
  • Oversee curriculum and instruction to ensure high quality experiences and board aligned expectations.
  • Implement effective internal and external assessment systems and the use data to inform decision making.
  • Lead a multi-tiered system of support for student learning that includes the implementation of a strong Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 model.
  • Ensure strong consistency within the school program and curricular alignment with state and other rigorous standards
  • Coach and mentor staff to ensure effective curricular and instructional practices are utilized.
  • Serve as point person for all students and families
  • Work with the instructional leadership team (ILT) and other committees/groups to plan and implement strategic work aligned to the School and District improvement/work plans.

 

FACULTY AND STAFF SUPPORT/ADULT CULTURE

  • Oversee faculty and staff of the school, including recruitment, selection, evaluation, supervision, retention, correction and dismissal
  • Manage teaching staff, including professional development, staff observations, curriculum development, staff communication, and scheduling and program decisions
  • Lead faculty to ensure that all staff are providing well-managed, rigorous, engaging and aligned daily instructional experiences.
  • Foster commitment among faculty and staff to the development and fulfillment of the district’s strategic plan and school’s improvement plan.
  • Model and expect a growth mindset
  • Lead data processes including data meetings and data-driven instruction practices
  • Hold teachers accountable for meeting high standards for student academic and behavioral performance
  • Work with staff on all curricular, instructional, assessment, and professional development issues and activities to ensure data drives classroom instruction
  • Work with staff to foster consistency among staff in upholding school-wide discipline policies
  • Facilitate positive faculty dynamics
  • Uphold high expectations for employee professionalism and drive staff responsibility of professional and ethical conduct
  • Work with Special Education Coordinator to ensure 504 accommodations, IEP modifications, and counseling needs are met

 

 FAMILY SUPPORT

  • Engage families in activities to foster connection between home and school experiences.
  • Maintain communication and relations with the families of the school, ensuring they are kept involved with and held accountable for their children’s academic and behavioral performance
  • Communicate regularly with families regarding student performance and academic achievement
  • Work with staff to correspond regularly with families regarding school policies, trips, events, and milestones
  • Work with staff to plan, coordinate, and support family meetings and special events
  • Respond to family concerns promptly and effectively

 

STUDENT SUPPORT/SCHOOL CULTURE

  • Collaborate with school staff to maximize the ability of the school to support students’ academic and socio-emotional development
  • Provide leadership to all staff and students in establishing a positive, structured, rigorous, achievement-oriented, and fun school culture
  • Oversee students’ academic and behavioral program, including disciplinary decisions, scheduling and class decisions, educational program, and assessment and accountability
  • Foster consistency in academic and behavioral expectations in and out of class
  • Work with the leadership team(s) to fulfill the district and school strategic plans through planning around implementation strategies, operations, and culture.

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

  • Collaborate with outside organizations to maximize the ability of the school to support students’ academic and socio-emotional development

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Required knowledge, skills & abilities:
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Strong organizational skills; extremely careful attention to detail and follow-through
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Exceptional ability to bridge and enhance cooperative working relationships
  • Ability to create, monitor, and maintain systems that enhance organizational efficiency
  • Committed to equity and access for all students
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred

 

  1. Minimum educational level:
  • Master’s Degree
  • Principal license or held qualifications for alternative licensure pathway

 

  1.    Experience required:
  • 5 years teaching and working in classrooms, preferably in diverse schools and/or communities
  • Experience as a principal, dean or instructional leadership role highly preferred
  • Experience serving at-risk students and/or majority Hispanic/Latino population preferred.

 

COMPENSATION:

  • We offer a competitive compensation package and comprehensive health benefits.

 

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2nd-Grade Teacher – 2K Signing Bonus & 1k Staffing Stipend (Immediate Start)

Posted by | January 21, 2022 |

Apply here!

Who We Seek

We seek teachers and staff who are interested in developing students into outstanding human beings in their academic and personal lives by role modeling our culture of Rigor and Love.  We seek teachers and staff who work collaboratively with their teammates, seek feedback, coaching, and mentorship from their admin team and school community.  We seek teachers and staff who implement our data-driven curriculum with the tools they’ve gained from experience while they adapt to the needs of their students.
If you are someone who is mission-driven, humble in your reflections about your practice, smart in the ways you approach data, and are results-oriented, we’d love to see you apply.

During the 2021-2022 school year, RMP is driving after five big goals:

  1. Kindergarten through second-grade students will grow, on average, 1.5 years in math and reading.
  2. Students receiving interventions will, on average, grow 2 years in reading.
  3. Third- through fifth-grade students taking CMAS will score an average of 45% on track for the next grade level with 10% scoring exceeding expectations.
  4. Average Daily Attendance at each RMP school will be at least 96%.
  5. At least 90% of students who start at RMP, stay at RMP. (We call this the Persistence Goal.)
Each member of the organization plays a part in achieving these goals. School-based staff members will work towards 2 or 3 metrics that are aligned to both their individual roles AND the Big 5. These metrics vary by position and are subject to change for the 2022-2023 school year.
As a Lead Teacher, you will be held accountable for some of these goals. Learn more about how you’ll drive these goals in the list below.

Role Mission

To ensure all students and schools meet our Big 5 goals, RMP teachers role model a culture of Rigor and Love by using data-driven methods to promote student learning and develop meaningful relationships in the classroom. Through teamwork, collaboration, and feedback, teachers at RMP provide students with a culturally competent classroom setting that leads to more than a year’s worth of growth while maintaining an average daily attendance of 96% and driving student retention each school year. RMP provides teachers with an effective curriculum, which they’re able to implement with the unique tools they’ve gained throughout their careers.

In this role, you will:

  • Use our high-quality curriculum and data systems to drive outstanding scholar growth and proficiency while proactively collecting data on student performance
  • Consistently collect, enter, and analyze academic data to provide targeted instruction and interventions that promote a culture of learning
  • Build a strong classroom culture where scholars can learn, grow and thrive through predictable routines, structures, proactive and restorative practices
  • Cultivate a strong, healthy working environment for co-workers that is focused on kids-first
  • Work collaboratively and communicate regularly with teammates, parents, and administrators
  • Regularly attend professional development sessions meant to provide direct feedback and coaching to help grow you in your instructional practice
  • Thoroughly plan, prep, and internalize lessons in order to maximize class time and student learning
  • Model our PEAK values of Perseverance, Excellence, Adventure, and Kindness
  • Demonstrate a hungry, humble, smart, and results-oriented mindset and a “by any means necessary” spirit when it comes to driving our big five goals
  • Assist with arrival and dismissal duties, and other school community tasks
  • Work and collaborate with Special Education teachers and other school support staff to ensure all students are receiving grade-level appropriate content and academic support

In this role, you will help drive 3 goals:

  • Please review this chart, find your desired grade level, and review the goals.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree (any subject)
  • Completion of CDE READ Act training and/or CDE Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) 45 contact hours
  • Pass a background check
  • Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States
Must possess one or more of the following:
  • Current Colorado teaching license with elementary education endorsement
  • Passing scores on the elementary PRAXIS test
  • An official transcript demonstrating a degree (graduate or undergraduate) in elementary education

Preferred

  •  Minimum two years of lead teaching experience.  (We define lead teachers as the primary teacher in the classroom who was responsible for all academic content.)
  • Experience with progress monitoring, data collection, and analysis

Salary

  • This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position with a salary range of $47,250 – $64,750. Years count as full years spent Lead Teaching in American public K-12 schools and public Pre-K programs.
  • Teachers will have the option to apply for additional leadership roles if they wish.  These leadership roles come with stipends ranging from $1,000 – $3,000.
  • Teachers are also eligible for performance base pay, $1,000 per metric if they meet the data metrics (goals) for their role

Benefits

Our benefits package includes: 

  • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability Insurance (RMP covers short-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee. Staff members can also select optional long-term coverage.)
  • Life Insurance (optional up to $100k – additional options through PERA)
  • Retirement (PERA 401k – RMP does not match contributions at this time)
  • Paid-Time-Off (Personal/Sick leave)
  • $500 wellness benefit

Want more information?

Please review our Rocky Mountain Prep Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about our program!

Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.   Rocky Mountain Prep does not sponsor visas at this time.
RMP is an equal opportunity employer. We seek applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to color, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Vaccine Update

The City & County of Denver recently issued a vaccine mandate for public employees. This mandate applies to charter schools. Please be aware that all Rocky Mountain Prep staff members are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. There is a process for requesting an exemption to this mandate but we cannot guarantee that a request for exemption will be approved.
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Public Engagement Coordinator

Posted by | January 19, 2022 |

CYC Public Engagement Coordinator

OVERVIEW 

The Public Engagement Coordinator is a part-time (10-12 hrs/week) role reporting to the Executive Director. The role pays $30/hr and will be responsible for the co-design and implementation of all external communications for the Colorado Youth Congress, including social media, newsletters, website, and other marketing materials. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

As the Public Engagement Coordinator, you will be an important part of the leadership team of CYC. Specifically, you’ll work to:

  1. Co-design our public engagement strategy with youth and staff
  2. Contribute to our digital organizing efforts: using technology to help build an active and engaged base of young leaders across Colorado
  3. Create content for social media, traditional media, and other external communication efforts
  4. Work with a team of CYC members (HS youth) as they engage in public engagement efforts
  5. Use your design skills (Canva, Adobe, etc) to create amazing graphics
  6. Run analytics & metrics to determine impact of our communications

WHO YOU ARE

Experience:

  • Marketing and/or communications experience required; i.e., you’ve created social media and/or other content for a brand (website, newsletter, publications, graphic design)

Skills:

  • Digital content creation – you’ll use your creative and strategic gifts to advance a public narrative of CYC
  • Collaboration – you have an orientation towards co-creation and love working with others
  • Sociopolitical awareness – you understand the education and/or political advocacy landscape in CO
  • Highly organized – you’ll be able to manage multiple projects at once

Mindsets:

  • You’re uncompromisingly committed to justice in all its forms
  • You’re creative
  • You enjoy collaboration but also feel confident knocking out your to-do list independently

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Hourly pay will be $30/hour for roughly 10-12 hours per week
  • Flexible work environment (remote from anywhere in CO with flexible hours)
  • Professional development and wellness allowance
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Assistant, Extended Leaves of Absence

Posted by | January 18, 2022 |

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Daily 34% Provide extended leave information and forms to employees upon request including board of education regulation guidelines and master agreement guidelines for personal leave, military leave, extended health leave, and FMLA qualifying leave. Assist employees through the process of applying for and returning from extended leave including acquisition of required documents.
Daily 5% Submit leave request forms to the Chief Personnel Officer for consideration and approval.
Daily 5% Communicate with health providers, disability insurance offices, etc. to verify employee leave eligibility and to procure releases to return to work.
Daily 15% Collect and maintain employee leave records and supporting documents. Maintain computer records for the purpose of monitoring employees on leave.
Daily 5% Create personnel documents for leave including Duty Status forms. Update relevant Human Resources offices regarding employee leave status including payroll, benefits and the Chief Personnel Officer by routing the Duty Status form and establishing regular communication prior to monthly payroll.
Daily 5% Monitor employee use of sick leave in order to correspond with the necessary follow-up procedures Collaborate with secretaries and supervisors with information regarding staff on leave and requests for updates from the site.
Daily 5% Generate employee leave history and leave accrual reports upon request.
Wkly 3% Monitor absence reporting system to confirm employees are entering sick leave.
Wkly 3% Monitor Oracle status and notify relevant payroll employee of changes
Wkly 15% Prepare unemployment claim documents and unemployment hearings as requested by Employers Unity and reviewed by the Directors/Coordinators of Human Resources.
Wkly 2% Manage Key system for ESC 4 employees.
Yrly 2% Scan and electronically file employee leave records for permanent archives.
Daily 1% Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

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System Administrator

Posted by | January 18, 2022 |

Position Title:   System Administrator
Direct Supervisor: IT Manager/Director
Contracted Length Term:  252 Days – District Office
Salary: District Office – “Tech Coord” (Salary range $52,545-$69,047)
Benefits: Health/dental/vision insurance, $50,000 life insurance policy, PERA (retirement), paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave, professional development opportunities and support, EAP services

SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Systems Administrator ensures the secure and reliable operation of the Montrose County School District’s (MCSD) current server and desktop infrastructure while planning for future designs that keep pace with continued growth and evolution. This includes working with colleagues, customers and vendors on the planning, development, installation, configuration, maintenance, and support of all MCSD systems hardware, software, and communication links.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Administration of systems infrastructure to include Windows, Mac, Linux, VMWare, Hyper-V, and Azure, Office/Microsoft 365.
  • Windows server administration to include Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, File/Print, Global Catalog, FMSO, Group Policy, and Secure Remote Desktop, PowerShell
  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, virtualization, backup, and analytics
  • Works successfully in collaborative teams to resolve issues and meet organizational requirements for server and application performance, security, and reliability.
  • Using various tools, collects and analyzes server performance data from multiple sources to assess real-time server and application performance as well as tracking long-term trends and establishing baseline performance standards.
  • Researches and evaluates existing and emerging server and security technologies for their suitability in meeting MCSD’s current and future requirements.
  • Works as part of the larger IT team to develop innovative solutions that meet existing and future requirements.
  • Interacts and negotiates with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services. This may include drafting and revising statements of work and project oversight to ensure the contract goals are met.
  • Works independently or on teams to identify opportunities for automation and efficiency.
  • Creates and maintain technical documentation as it relates to systems configuration, network mapping, processes, and services for the IT knowledge base.
  • Creates and maintains server diagrams using standard tools, such as Visio, draw.io, or LucidChart.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for systems administration, usage, and disaster recovery.
  • Takes a lead role in systems security best practices, collaborating with other security staff on proactive hardening, monitoring, incident response and recovery.
  • Practice systems asset management, including maintenance of systems component inventory and related documentation.
  • Partners with the senior support staff to ensure helpdesk tickets are resolved in a timely and accurate manner.

Supervision Received: 
Works under the direction of the Information Technology Manager and establishes methods and procedures for attaining specific goals and objectives and receives guidance in terms of broad goals.

Supervision Exercised: 
Exercises indirect supervision of contractors, interns and other IT staff as the situation may require. This may include acting in a lead role of a project, as well as mentoring or training others.  Management oversight of the help desk system.  May provide leadership and oversees the activities of the staff when the Information Technology Manager is absent.

Education and Experience:
Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, computer science or related field of study.
  • A combination of education, certifications, and/or experience will be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.

Experience:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a systems administration role or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities required.
  • Experience in all or most of the following: Microsoft DNS, DHCP, AD, Group Policy, Secure Remote Desktop, Print Server, File Server, and server configuration
  • VMWare Vsphere, Vcenter, and ESXi
  • Server Hardware/Software proficiency of Standard and Hyper Converged systems
  • Linux administration, PowerShell, and scripting a plus
  • Experience in centralized management of a multi-campus system in a multi OS environment
  • Certifications that demonstrate general systems expertise or mastery of a particular discipline or technology preferred. Examples may include certifications from: Cisco, Juniper, Ciena, HP, Dell, SolarWinds, VMware, CompTIA, etc.

Ability/Skills/Knowledge of:

  • General office practices and procedures.
  • Routine software and business application including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and databases.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Read and comprehend department and MCSD rules, regulations, policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Provide attention to detail.
  • Well-developed troubleshooting and logical reasoning skills.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
  • Regular, predictable attendance.
  • Advanced skills in configuring and troubleshooting DNS, DHCP, AD and other Microsoft server
  • Implementing systems security best practices and administration of servers
  • Proven success working in a collaborative environment on various teams.
  • Knowledge of VMware fundamentals and experience working in a VMware environment.
  • Knowledge of Backup Solutions and Disaster Recovery

Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.

  • Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 5 to 75 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • This type of work involves sitting, walking, and/or standing.
  • Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by weather may occasionally be experienced.
  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.
  • CBI/FBI background clearance and a clean driving record.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

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Principal – Elementary

Posted by | January 18, 2022 |

Position Title:  Elementary Principal
Direct Supervisor: Superintendent
Contracted Length Term: 10-month position
Salary: A competitive salary commensurate with education and experience: Elementary Principal Salary Schedule (Starting at $79,480)
Work Schedule: 198 days (late July – mid June)
Screening of candidates: Will begin January 26, 2022

AnchorMontrose County School District RE-1J is looking for a motivated, collaborative elementary principal.  We are looking for a principal to lead us to that next level through innovation, systems improvement, and high expectations for all.  This leader should be able to communicate to the community and the school district, as well as to partner with other district schools. The ideal principal candidate is able to collect and analyze data and make action plans based on that data. The candidate will be able to implement practices that supports improvement plans and require all staff to maintain those changes as well. Additionally, the leader will be expected to communicate a positive vision, and address critics early in the process.

Definition:

Under general direction, to be an administrator of an elementary school facility(s); to plan, develop, organize, coor­dinate, and supervise the student attendance, behavior management, and instructional delivery programs; to assist in the planning, develop­ment, and imple­mentation of site, instructional, and opera­tional goals and objectives, and in the evaluation of the effectiveness of educational programs and personnel perfor­mance; and to do other related functions as directed.

AnchorEssential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning, development, organization, coordination, and super­vision of instructional programs and activities, which includes curriculum development, program and activity development, and design and delivery processes, and in the development of implementation strategies.
  • Work with the community, parents, and students in many activities, including volunteer involved parents and an active Parent Advisory Committee.
  • Perform need assessments, feasibility planning, and a variety of other research and development functions and activities as assigned.
  • Advise, counsel, and assist instructional, support, and ancillary personnel in problem solving activities pertaining to student behavior management, shaping, and control problems, and in the determination of alternative problem solutions.
  • Review, inspect, audit, and evaluate student attendance processes and procedures, and as necessary recommends revisions to the process to ensure an effective and efficient operational mode.
  • May register and place students in classes in accordance with individual student instructional needs.
  • May perform a variety of guidance related activities, including educational and social counseling and the conduct of standard and criterion referenced placement aptitude tests.
  • May assist in the planning, organization, and coordination of an instructional support program, including pupil services, instructional materials develop­ment, storage, and retrieval systems.
  • Assist in the planning, organization, and conduct of student govern­ment activity programs.
  • Serve as a liaison to safety and youth service agencies in resolving student management and control problems and student attendance and welfare problems.
  • Review, audit, and evaluate instructional and non-instructional personnel performance and provides technical performance evaluation input.
  • May assist in the planning, development, and organization of District and site advisory committees and groups.
  • Assist in development and implementation of staff motivational strategies.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Anchor
Qualifications:
Education/Certification:

  • Education must meet CDE’s licensure requirements: Through a bachelor’s degree, or higher and completion of an approved program at a regionally accredited institution for the preparation of principals.
  • Hold or be eligible to hold a Colorado Principal’s license.
  • Possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

Experience:

  • Three years of licensed experience in an elementary school.
  • Experience with diverse student populations.
  • Three years of successful principal experience strongly preferred.

Language skills:

  • Excellent written and oral skills.

Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.

  • Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 5 to 25 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • This type of work involves operating a vehicle, sitting, walking, and/or standing.
  • Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by weather may occasionally be experienced.
  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.
  • CBI/FBI background clearance and a clean driving record.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Condition of Employment: Insurability by the District’s liability insurance carrier.

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Executive Director of Education

Posted by | January 17, 2022 |

Peak to Peak Charter School, located in Lafayette, Colorado, is one of the premiere charter schools in Colorado’s Boulder Valley School District.  This K-12 college preparatory school serves more than 1,400 students and is nationally recognized as one of the most successful public schools in the nation.

Peak to Peak seeks an exceptionally qualified academic leader to join the school’s unique two-person executive team.  The Executive Director of Education is charged with overseeing all instructional matters while partnering with the Executive Director of Operations who is responsible for the financial and business health of the school.

The K-12 Executive Director of Education is responsible for providing strong, decisive, energetic leadership to all levels of the school, and is charged with the overall organizational operation and leadership within the boundaries established by the board of directors. The Executive Director of Education is responsible for upholding the vision and mission of the school, and ensuring that the strategic plan is implemented accordingly. The role of the Executive Director of Education is one of a visionary leader who promotes a healthy climate of open communication with all stakeholders and who engenders confidence by being trustworthy, accessible and visible. The K-12 Executive Director of Education is the primary link between the school and the board of directors, and plays a significant role in setting the climate for the entire K-12 program. The Executive Director of Education has responsibility for all shared educational resources for the K-12 school. This person reports to the board of directors and serves as a non-voting member of that board. The EDE will cultivate a positive P2P culture and climate that promotes challenge and accountability supported by data driven decisions.

For a complete job description, including application details, please visit the Peak to Peak website: https://www.peaktopeak.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&ModuleInstanceID=15350&ViewID=7b97f7ed-8e5e-4120-848f-a8b4987d588f&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=20633&PageID=213

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Integrated Services Director (Poudre School District)

Posted by | January 14, 2022 |

SUMMARY: Responsible for providing senior level, district-wide vision, leadership, advocacy, and high-quality education to ensure effective special education programming for students with disabilities (ages 3-21) in Poudre School District. Ensure needs of students with disabilities are met through evidence-based, integrated, specialized instruction and services. Manage implementation of state and federal special education mandates, initiatives, and requirements including the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Exceptional Children’s Education Act (ECEA) and assure effective collaboration with all district departments, services, and schools. Responsible for oversight and management of staff, budgets, state reporting, and strategic and proactive litigation mitigation.

Description of Job Tasks:

1. Develop, implement and integrate the vision and leadership for year round district programming for students with special education needs in PSD. Ensure service providers partner with PSD staff, families, and schools. Serve as a district resource regarding special education issues, legislative and case law changes, and current relevant pedagogy and best practices for educating students with disabilities.

2. Partner with legal council and district leadership in interpretation and administration of local, state, and federal statutes, rules, policies, and administrative directions related to Special Education programs.

3. Direct department vision, mission, goals and ongoing plan for data-driven continuous improvement.

4. Oversee state and federal reporting and compliance for special education including data collection, preparation, and submission for federal, state, and local monitoring and reporting related to IDEA and ECEA.

5. Collaborate with departments and leaders across the district to coordinate the development, implementation, and review of Special Education services. Assist with long range planning for integrated student support, including UIP development and use of the learning environment in buildings/sites.

6. Coordinate relevant professional development for licensed and classified Integrated Services staff and families.

7. Coordinate data analysis and program evaluation for planning and improvement to ensure fidelity of programming for students with disabilities.

8. Set staffing levels for school special education programs to provide services with fiscal efficiency and program fidelity. Collaborate with Human Resources on staff allocations, assignments, personnel and staffing issues.

9. Plan, submit, and oversee all department budgets, including special education operating budgets, staffing budgets, and state and federal funds.

10. Develop proposals for new programs, budgets, and grants for the purpose of meeting District goals in collaboration with the Learning Services Team and building/district leadership.

11. Recruit, hire, train and ensure effective supervision of integrated services staff including Assistant Directors, Program Coordinators, Coaches, Professional Practice Experts, and central office staff.

12. In conjunction with legal counsel, provide direction on resolution of disputes, complaints, and due process.

13. Model effective collaboration, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and conflict resolution for staff, students, and families.

14. Represent PSD’s Integrated Services Department at local, regional, and state meetings, task forces and other functions. Ensure Integrated Services staff participation on state committees as appropriate.

15. Attend work and arrive in a timely manner.

16. Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s Degree in special education with successful completion of an administrator license program required.
  • Five years of experience in special education required.
  • Five years educational administrative experience strongly preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Criminal background check required for hire.
  • Colorado Director of Special Education License.
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license.

TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES: • Thorough knowledge of special education programs. • Thorough knowledge of IDEA and ECEA. • Facilitation and conflict resolution skills. • Knowledge of current PSD vision, mission, Unified Improvement Plan, Board Ends. • A belief that all students are capable of learning. • Human relation skills. • Oral and written communication skills. • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and supervise a large staff comprised of administrators, classified, and licensed staff • Ability to set high standards and achieve them. • Ability to show respect and sensitivity to individual needs/concerns. • Ability to protect and maintain student confidentially. • Demonstrated concern for student health and safety. • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student and employee population • Demonstrated ability to work collegially with building principals and other district leaders • Ability to effectively communicate with leadership, staff, parents, and students. • Ability to frequently travel among district facility locations. • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills. • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job. • Ability to manage multiple priorities. • Ability to maintain honesty and integrity in all aspects of the job • Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds • Ability and willingness to adhere to attendance requirements, including regular and punctual employee presence. • Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies and building and department procedures. • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE: • Personal computers and peripherals. • Operating knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and/or other department software packages.

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Information specific to this position:

Pay Range: $109,687.00 – $151,368.00 , based on qualifications and experience*

Percentage: 100

Work calendar days: 260

Duration of position: Ongoing

Benefits include: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, PERA retirement, paid time off, short and long term disability, as well as other optional benefit elections.

*Pay range listed above is for employees newly hired to PSD (existing employees please refer to the pay range on the appropriate salary schedule). PSD engages in a salary placement process vs. a salary negotiation process. This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. All salaries are set by Human Resources based on a review of qualifications compared to the requirements on the job description; therefore listing all related education and experience on your application is recommended.

Additional Information: Must have a valid Colorado administrator’s license with appropriate endorsement

 

Questions regarding this posting can be directed to Human Resources at hr@psdschools.org

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Chief Human Resources Office (Poudre School District)

Posted by | January 14, 2022 |

SUMMARY: Develop, implement, and manage the comprehensive services and systems for the Human Resources Department. Manage compensation, benefits administration, employee/labor relations, negotiations, recruitment/hiring, retention, evaluation, performance management and dismissal of staff. Ensure employment law compliance; write, revise, and implement policy and procedures. Oversee risk management; records; on-boarding, mentoring and induction programs; Employee Assistance Services (EAS) program, and comprehensive employee wellness programs. Serve on the Superintendent’s Cabinet, district committees, boards, and councils.

Description of Job Tasks:

1. Recruitment and Hiring • Oversee the design and implementation of recruitment, hiring, onboarding, mentoring, and induction systems for administrative, professional, licensed and classified employees • Oversee the substitute program and student teacher/intern placement program

2. Evaluation • Design, manage and monitor the administrative, professional, licensed and classified evaluation systems • Advise principals and other supervisors on evaluation and performance issues

3. Employment Law Compliance • Ensure district compliance with state and federal statues, policies, and regulations related to Human Resources including the Fair Labor Standards Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Civil Rights Act, Healthy Families and Worplaces Act, and Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. • Advise principals, hiring managers and department directors on employment law and performance issues (including discharge and discipline) • Ensure compliance under state licensure mandates • Oversee the district’s employee/applicant background check and fingerprint process • Work with the district’s legal counsel and opposing counsel on legal cases and issues

4. Negotiations • Direct, coordinate and facilitate the negotiations process with employee groups • Serve as liaison between the Superintendent and the negotiations teams • Inform negotiating team about relevant research and theory in the compensation field and provide current market information • Review negotiation proposals for congruence with educational policy and law • Develop and revise the Memo of Understanding regarding the negotiation process • Maintain, update and revise the Employee Agreement

5. Employee Relations and Support • Participate in the district strategic planning committees • Communicate important Human Resources issues, responsibilities and projects to principals and hiring managers • Troubleshoot human resources issues with employee groups and employee group presidents • Work with employees and supervisors in resolving employee relations problems and conflicts, including mediations and facilitations • Implement grievance and discipline procedures • Manage the district’s Employee Assistance Services (EAS) program • Oversee the district’s Employee Wellness programs including the management of the employee health clinic • Provide ongoing training on personnel related functions and issues to site managers, supervisors and employees • Investigate or facilitate investigations into complaints of sexual harassment

6. Compensation and Job Classification • Design, implement and maintain administrative, professional, licensed, classified and extra duty compensation systems and salary schedules • Monitor administrative, professional, licensed and classified compensation committees • Oversee compensation systems including placement of positions in the classification system, salary placement and reclassifications and analyzing salary survey data and internal equity

7. Benefits Administration • Design, implement and manage district’s self-funded medical and dental programs • Oversee the administration of the district’s vision, life, deferred compensation, flexible spending accounts, leaves of absence, short term and long term disability and retirement programs • Ensure compliance with the HIPPA privacy regulations • Ensure benefits programs are administered in compliance with district policy and governmental regulations

8. Records and Risk Management • Provide oversight for the management of the district’s student, employee, and administrative electronic and paper records. • Direct and coordinate the district’s risk management program applying and assuring compliance with federal and state laws, Board and Superintendent Policies, District Administrative Guidelines, and other regulations relative to risk management, in order to promote a safe educational and work environment.

9. Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Education, or related field.
  • Over five years of experience in Human Resource Management with a preference for public sector experience.
  • Experience in PreK-12 public education environment strongly preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:

  • SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) or SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management) certification preferred; or valid Colorado Administrative License required.
  • Criminal background check required for hire.
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license.

TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES: Excellent interpersonal relations and oral and written communication skills. • Ability to show respect and sensitivity to individual needs/concerns. • Strong decision making, analytical and organizational skills. • Advanced skill in dealing with individuals with diverse needs at various levels. • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills. • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job. • Ability to manage multiple priorities. • Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions. • Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations. • Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers, word processing and database software. • Ability to maintain honesty and integrity in all aspects of the job. • Ability and willingness to adhere to attendance requirements, including regular and punctual employee presence. • Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies and building and department procedures. • Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds. • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE: • Operating knowledge of district information technology systems and any other department specific software and equipment required within 2 months after entering position. • Operating knowledge and experience with personal computers and peripherals. • Operating knowledge of and experience with typical office equipment, such as telephones, copier, e-mail, etc.

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Pay Range: $128,325 to $177,089, based on qualifications and experience*

Percentage: 100%

Work calendar days: 260

Duration of position: ongoing

Benefits include: Family Health insurance, family dental insurance, life insurance, PERA retirement, paid time off, short and long term disability, as well as other optional benefit elections. Monthly mileage stipend and paid Employee Portion of PERA, included.

*Pay range listed above is for employees newly hired to PSD (existing employees please refer to the pay range on the appropriate salary schedule). PSD engages in a salary placement process vs. a salary negotiation process. This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. All salaries are set by Human Resources based on a review of qualifications compared to the requirements on the job description; therefore listing all related education and experience on your application is recommended.

 

Questions regarding this posting can be directed to Human Resources at hr@psdschools.org

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Affective Needs Teacher

Posted by | January 14, 2022 |

EFFECTIVE:  2021-22 school year
New Employee: 191 days/year
7.5 hours per day
Position Type: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Benefits Summary

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position works to support the educational needs of students whose behavioral characteristics and/or emotional state seriously interfere with their own learning or the learning of others. Provide a high degree of structure and management in order to support students in maintain control so they may accomplish academic goals. Extensive affective education, curriculum, and instruction required in order to assist students with social skill mastery. Develop and promote good community relations among stakeholders.  The responsibility of this position is to provide a strong foundation of learning in all subject areas while promoting curiosity and passion for learning. Perform effective teaching methods to ensure student success and promote an exemplary educational program which fosters achievement for all students. Teach academic, social and other formative skills. Encourage parent/guardian involvement in student learning through open houses, volunteering, parent/teacher conferences, etc. Develop and promote good community relations among stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create a positive learning environment and effective management structures to purposefully promote and foster effective teaching, learning, and student achievement. Create an instructional learning environment that establishes routines and provides for student engagement through questioning, speculation, and originality. Collaborate with specialists and provide unique learning opportunities such as inclusion and research based effective practices for students with special needs. Promote a learning environment respecting the dignity of the child that is perceived by students as fair and consistent. Incorporate additional learning opportunities for advanced and non-proficient students. Ensure all classroom processes, procedures and data collection are highly organized and effective with optimal use of instructional time. Motivate, engage, and empower learners to track and monitor his/her learning.

Design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes aligned with 21st Century learning. Collaborate with educators from other grades or subject areas to establish links between disciplines and influence school-wide curriculum and teaching practice. Demonstrate mastery of content and is able to make curriculum rigorous and relevant to all students. Deliver content that is relevant to students and applicable to the real world. Integrate and align Colorado Academic Standards, instructional objectives, instructional strategies, learning activities, materials, resources and assessments and differentiate lesson planning based on individual student needs. Use data management tools to analyze results and draw inferences from data to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement.

Provide quality, accurate, constructive, corrective, specific and timely feedback to students that encourages them to perform at their highest level. Effectively communicate with parents and staff about student’s progress and opportunities. Utilize technology and/or other avenues to communicate to stakeholders (website, podcasts, etc.).

Actively participate in all staff meetings, PLCs, and other required events. Apply and implement knowledge, skills and new understandings to improve instructional programming. Advocate for and lead initiatives that will enhance student success in and out of school. Use professional Code of Ethics and standards of practice to guide ethical decision-making in practice.

Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Possible supervision of support personnel.
Conduct supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to interview participation, training/development, assign and direct work, performance feedback, address complaints and resolve problems.

BUDGET AND/OR RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prioritize and schedule work tasks independently.
Create and implement effective and efficient process management strategies (e.g., procedures, instructional groups, transition materials and supplies).
Accurately projects need for budget planning.
Maintain accurate records in accordance with professional standards, state guidelines, and school system policy.
Review processes for improvement opportunities and make changes as needed to ensure quality of instruction.

The education/training/experience, license/certification, general expectations, physical demands, and work environment factors described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree.
Master’s degree (preferred).
English fluency will be determined through the interview process and licensure.

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid Colorado Driver’s License.
Valid Colorado Teaching License with Special Education endorsement through passing CO PLACE or CO PRAXIS, or CDE approved out of state content exam.

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:
Is flexible.
Has computer/technology skills.
Has the ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Has the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers.
Has the ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.
Has the ability to perform responsibilities without the necessity of close supervision.
Has the ability to effectively communicate with the School District community.
Has the ability to analyze, instruct, negotiate, coordinate, communicate, problem solve and use interpersonal skills.
Has the ability to compare, compute, synthesize and evaluate.
Has the ability to meet attendance standards and work the hours necessary to perform the essential functions.
Maintain confidentiality.
Maintain a generally positive attitude.
Observe all District policies and procedures.
Adhere to federal and state legislation, regulation, and policies.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Frequent lifting 5 (five) to 10 (ten) pounds.
Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds.
Frequent sitting, bending, walking, and standing.
Occasional stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Mostly clean and comfortable.
Occasional exposure to adverse weather.

REPORTS TO:
Principal or designee.

LOCATION:
Charles Hay World School

SALARY:
Dependent upon education, experience and Master Agreement.

CLOSING DATE:
Open Until Filled

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
All new hires will be probationary status.
New hires or rehires will be responsible for the $49.50 fingerprint processing fee required for background checks through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

This job description is not intended to create any express or implied contract of employment or expectancy of continued employment for any definite term.

In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act and Colorado law, Englewood Schools does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to Mr. Ryan Cowell, Executive Director of HR and Talent Development,4101 S. Bannock Street, Englewood, CO 80110, (303) 806-2029, or to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204.

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3-5th Grade Science Teacher – 2k Signing Bonus & 1k Staffing Stipend (IMMEDIATE)

Posted by | January 14, 2022 |

Apply here!

Who We Seek

 

We seek teachers and staff who are interested in developing students into outstanding human beings in their academic and personal lives by role modeling our culture of Rigor and Love.  We seek teachers and staff who work collaboratively with their teammates, seek feedback, coaching, and mentorship from their admin team and school community.  We seek teachers and staff who implement our data-driven curriculum with the tools they’ve gained from experience while they adapt to the needs of their students.
If you are someone who is mission-driven, humble in your reflections about your practice, smart in the ways you approach data, and are results-oriented, we’d love to see you apply.
During the 2021-2022 school year, RMP is driving after five big goals:
  1. Kindergarten through second-grade students will grow, on average, 1.5 years in math and reading.
  2. Students receiving interventions will, on average, grow 2 years in reading.
  3. Third- through fifth-grade students taking CMAS will score an average of 45% on track for the next grade level with 10% scoring exceeds expectations.
  4. Average Daily Attendance at each RMP school will be at least 96%.
  5. At least 90% of students who start at RMP, stay at RMP. (We call this the Persistence Goal.)
Each member of the organization plays a part in achieving these goals. School-based staff members will work towards 2 or 3 metrics that are aligned to both their individual roles AND the Big 5. These metrics vary by position and are subject to change for the 2022-2023 school year.
As a Science Teacher, you will be held accountable for some of these goals. Learn more about how you’ll drive these goals in the list below.

Role Mission

To ensure all students and schools meet our Big 5 goals, RMP teachers role model a culture of Rigor and Love by using data-driven methods to promote student learning and develop meaningful relationships in the classroom. Through teamwork, collaboration, and feedback, teachers at RMP provide students with a culturally competent classroom setting that leads to more than a year’s worth of growth while maintaining an average daily attendance of 96% and driving student retention each school year. RMP provides teachers with an effective curriculum, which they’re able to implement with the unique tools they’ve gained throughout their careers.
In this role, you will:
  • Use our high-quality curriculum and data systems to drive outstanding scholar growth and proficiency while proactively collecting data on student performance
  • Consistently collect, enter, and analyze academic data to provide targeted instruction and interventions that promote a culture of learning
  • Build a strong classroom culture where scholars can learn, grow and thrive through predictable routines, structures, proactive and restorative practices
  • Cultivate a strong, healthy working environment for co-workers that is focused on kids-first
  • Work collaboratively and co