30 Apr 2024

Teacher Lead Teacher: Atelierista- Music, Movement, and Drama

Compositive Primary
 Aurora, Adams County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Compositive Primary is a young school serving three-year-olds through 5th grade, located on the Fitzsimons and Anschutz Medical Campuses in Aurora, Colorado. We are seeking a positive, creative, flexible, and innovative lead teacher to serve as part of a collaborative team in our small, innovative school. 

Teacher Responsibilities 

  • Design music, movement, and drama activities adaptable to early childhood through fifth grade students 
  • Foster and develop a love of music and enjoyment of movement and drama 
  • Plan for regular classroom and schoolwide showcases 
  • Contribute to a positive school culture through connections with students, faculty, and families 
  • Collaborate with fellow teachers and administrators to develop inquiry-based curricula that develop in students the capacity to reflect and learn, recognize and act, care and connect, and engage and serve 
  • Foster a positive learning environment in all areas, demonstrating dedication to instilling joy in learning for all students 
  • Ensure that every child feels seen and heard and has a sense of belonging 
  • Actively document, support, and communicate individual progress made by every child in their Personal Excellence Portfolio 
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with parents, colleagues, and all members of the school community 
  • Serve as a steward for school support, managing classroom budgets and respecting resources
  • Participate in all aspects of school programming and activities 
  • Work to uphold the mission, vision, and goals of the school 
  • Participate in other duties as assigned



  • An unyielding commitment to upholding our guiding principles and a firm belief in our school’s vision and mission 
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Colorado Shines Credential 3.0 Level 2 or higher required (or in process)
  • Background in inquiry-based curriculum preferred 
  • One to three years of teaching experience 



  • All teachers receive: health, life, dental, and vision insurance, a flexible health spending account, paid time off, and access to a 403(b) 
  • All teachers participate in regular in-house and outside professional development opportunities 
  • Lead Teacher salary range: $50k-$60k 


How to Apply

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation with at least one of the letters written by a recent supervisor, to All applications will be reviewed and will follow up with next steps about school visits, interviews, and demonstration lessons. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at the same email address,

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

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