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28 Mar 2022

Teacher K-8 Special Education Teacher

Carbondale Community School

Job Description

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 

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 

How to Apply

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

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.