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1 Aug 2022

Teacher Physical Education/Outdoor Education

North Routt Community Charter School
 Clark, Routt County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

North Routt Community Charter School (NRCCS) is looking for a highly qualified, highly motivated candidate to teach physical education to grades K-8 and lead Outdoor Education trips. Teacher candidates will instruct school-age students on healthy living, exercise and physical fitness including an element of social-emotional wellness in all lessons; lead students in outdoor adventure and investigations of the natural world; teacher with an emphasis on cooperation rather than competition; organize and supervise students during class activities; instruct students on proper exercise routines and technique and use norms to ensure emotional safety and to promote courage and risk-taking in intellectual and physical adventure.

Primary Responsibilities:  The following are examples of primary duties assigned to the PE/ Outdoor Education teacher. Other related primary duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  • Plan classroom activities for grades K-8 to motivate students
  • Coach students individually or as a group
  • Communicate with parents and other teachers about a student’s progress
  • Lead an outdoor adventure program with support from staff that incorporates team-building, courage, and risk-taking activities in the natural world


  • Sense of humor and a high level of energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, and spontaneity
  • Teaching experience that is consistent with NRCCS’ educational philosophy
  • Understanding of how to pinpoint each student’s strengths and weaknesses and then apply differential instructional practices to meet the diverse learning needs of each student
  • Ability to manage student behavior in a caring, compassionate, effective manner
  • Collaborative approach to working with children and adults


  •  Bachelor’s degree or higher in related fields.
  •  Current Colorado Elementary Teaching license (or ability to obtain one).

Benefits Summary: 

  • Paid time off days
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance with significant district contribution towards premiums.
  • Voluntary retirement savings options(401K, 403B, 457B)
  • Term Life insurance
  • Professional Development reimbursement opportunities
  • District Wellness Clinic
  • PERA retirement program.

How to Apply

Apply through the Steamboat Springs School District website:

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