25 Aug 2020

Teacher K-8 Special Education Teacher

Carbondale Community School
 Carbondale, Garfield County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Job Title: K-8 Special Education Teacher, 2020-2021 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have or be eligible for 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.

***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 expires in 5 days.