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13 Jun 2019

Teacher Kindergarten Teacher

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

Job Description

Job Title: Kindergarten Teacher, 2019-2020 school year

Location: Carbondale Community School, Carbondale, Colorado

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 encourages inquisitive, independent and self-motivated learners and incorporates strong academic skills woven into project-based learning opportunities. Our curriculum is achieved within the context of community, service, social-emotional development, outdoor education, and the visual and performing arts.

At CCS, our highly qualified staff work in tandem with families and our community to maintain a healthy social, emotional, and physical 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 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, lifelong learning.

The children are why we are here. The work we do is to make the world a better place, for and with the children.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Colorado Teaching License with Elementary endorsement

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching in a Kindergarten classroom  
  • Committed to facilitating high quality, multi-age learning experiences independently, with colleagues, and with community partners
  • Proficient at creating a positive, cooperative classroom culture through high expectations, consistent routines, and a focus on restorative practices, social-emotional development, and service leadership
  • Accomplished at planning and delivering engaging, research-based literacy and math instruction
  • Expert at integrating academic standards and arts into play-based and project-based units of learning
  • Adaptable and capable of implementing research-based interventions in response to individual needs
  • Skilled at using frequent formal and informal assessment, delivering timely growth-minded written and verbal feedback, analyzing data, and adjusting instruction to achieve exceptional results
  • Experience planning and leading outdoor education trips throughout the year, that include camping, hiking, snowshoeing, or skiing. First Aid and CPR certified.
  • Strong desire to be a part of high functioning, positive, and student-focused team
  • Excellent organization, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to lead innovative improvement efforts and to grow professionally and personally
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English)
  • Certified to drive a Type A School Bus (Mini-Bus)

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

Position open until filled.

Compensation is based on experience  $34,000- $62,000.

**CCS staff are employed by Compass for Lifelong Discovery. Compensation is based on experience.

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

 

How to Apply

Job Title: Kindergarten Teacher, 2019-2020 school year Location: Carbondale Community School, Carbondale, Colorado Submit resume and cover letter to: Sam Richings-Germain, Principal  srichings@discovercompass.org **CCS staff are employed by Compass for Lifelong Discovery.

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

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