20 May 2024

Teacher Resident Teacher for Early Childhood

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 resident teacher to serve as part of a collaborative team in our small, innovative school. 

Early Childhood Resident Teacher Responsibilities 

  • Assist Lead Teacher in all aspects of the classroom environment.
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Approach each day with a sense of wonder and playfulness. 
  • Participate in and attend the following:
  1. Regular faculty and staff meetings after school hours (from 3:45-4:45pm twice per month)
  2. One afternoon per week of Afternoon Arc coverage from 3:30-6:00pm (extra hourly pay will be compensated)
  3. All aspects of school programming and activities (including school events and festivals that take place outside of the regular work week)
  • Work to uphold the mission, vision, and goals of the school. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Resident Teacher Responsibilities 

  • Lead the ECE classroom when the Lead Teacher is absent

Qualifications for All Teachers 

  • 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)
  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Background in inquiry-based curriculum preferred. 


  • All teachers receive: health, life, dental, and vision insurance, a flexible health spending account, paid time off, and 403(b). 
  • All teachers participate in regular in-house and outside professional development opportunities. 
  • Resident Teacher salary range: $35k-$45k 


How to Apply

How to Apply If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to All applications will be reviewed and will follow up with next steps about school visits and interviews.

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 5 days.