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14 Mar 2021

Teacher K-8 Special Education Teacher

Sam Richings-Germain/Carbondale Community School

Job Description

Job Title: K-8 Special Education Teacher, 2021-2022 school year

Location: Carbondale Community School, Carbondale, Colorado

Submit resume and cover letter to: Sam Richings-Germain, Principal 

Carbondale Community School is a district charter school managed by Compass for Lifelong Discovery.

With 135 students, Carbondale Community School  (CCS) provides a balanced, integrated educational experience that incorporates strong academic skills woven into project-based learning opportunities. 

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:

  • Teach elementary and middle school students
  • Communicate and collaborate with staff, students, parents, and community in order to plan for and implement needed support for students
  • 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 paper work
  • Provide individualized supports for children in general education classrooms by modifying/adapting curriculum and activities 
  • Utilize informal and formal assessments to plan and deliver effective instruction and to engage students in meaningful learning
  • Develop effective positive behavior support plans when needed
  • Participate in general school-wide staff meetings and district-wide special education meetings
  • Perform additional duties as assigned  

**CCS staff are employed by Compass for Lifelong Discovery. Compensation is based on experience. Please visit our website to learn more about salary and benefits.  

Compass For Lifelong Discovery does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender), genetic information, conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment, or any other reason prohibited by law in educational programs or activities which it operates.

***Do not use the online application for this position.  

Submit resume and cover letter to: Sam Richings-Germain, Principal 

How to Apply

Submit resume and cover letter to: Sam Richings-Germain, Principal 

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: K-8 and special education.