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11 Jul 2022

Teacher Classroom Teachers: grades K-6!

Lake County School District -Leadville
 Leadville, Lake County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Lake County is located two hours west of Denver in the heart of Colorado’s highest peaks at 10,200 feet. There are about 7,000 people in Lake County, and Leadville is the main city. Many adults commute to work in the service industry in nearby ski areas.  We have a strong history of mining, adventure recreation, and outdoor enthusiasm.

Lake County Elementary School consist of about 250 students from preschool – 2nd grade with four classroom teachers per grade.

Lake County Intermediate School consists of about 300 students in grades 3-6 with three classroom teachers per grade.

We are seeking elementary teachers for the 2022-2023 school year.

Salary Schedule link here.  $43,000 base payExcellent benefits, too!

Reports To: Building Principal – Lake County Intermediate School (LCIS) Grades Third – Sixth  OR Lake County Elementary Principal (LCES) Grades Kinder-Second.

Length of Assignment: Academic year (179 teacher contract days, 164 student contact days (majority of teaching days are on a 4 day work week beginning in August and ending in June).  Academic Calendar link is here.

Primary purpose: Contributing to our EL Education School as part of our CREW involves teaching a dynamic, comprehensive curriculum throughout the day. Relationships, student-led learning, safety, and data driven instruction are fundamental components to helping each student grow to their capacity. We believe in providing a high quality, equitable education for every student in all of our classrooms. At Lake County Intermediate School, we hold our students to high academic and behavioral expectations and empower them to become the leaders of their own learning. As educators we are continuously growing and learning and a culture of feedback is important to our work.

Duties of this job include, but are not limited to: 

  • Teaching a prescribed curriculum in: language arts (EL Education), mathematics (Eureka Math), phonics (HD Word), and social/emotional skills (Second Step)  
  • Backwards planning as a collaborative team while maintaining an intentional focus on the standards and student achievement
  • Designing and implementing science and social studies units
  • Developing strong relationships with each student to foster a sense of Crew based on mutual trust and respect
  • Adhering to the LCIS Common Content Expectations and Learning Environment Expectations
  • Developing lesson plans and instructional materials and providing individualized and small group instruction
  • Developing intervention groups based on data and adapting the curriculum to meet the needs of students
  • Evaluating students’ academic and social growth, keeping appropriate records, and preparing progress reports
  • Providing differentiated instruction based on linguistic, academic, and social-emotional needs and providing comprehensible instruction for all students
  • Communicating with parents through conferences, email, notes, and in-person to discuss students’ progress
  • Developing READ plans and contributing to IEP development, as needed
  • Collaborating with peers to identify and support the needs of the whole child 
  • Documenting learning through documentation panels and student portfolios
  • Supervising students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day
  • Administering interim assessments and standardized tests in accordance with testing programs (STAR, NWEA CMAS)
  • Maintaining professional competencies by participating in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), Professional Development (PD), Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS), Staff Meetings, and other collaborative teams for the benefit of the school  


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree of related subject from accredited university
  2. Colorado Teaching License
  3. Demonstrated competency in the classroom
  4. Strong interpersonal skills and computer proficiency
  5. Experience with students who are Multilingual

Lake County School District is an equal opportunity employer

How to Apply

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: classroom, colorado, elementary, Lake County, Leadville, middle school, mountains, and teacher. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.