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9 Jan 2023

Teacher Running Creek Intermediate Grade Teachers – 4th Grade and Fifth Grade

Elizabeth Schools
 Elizabeth, Elbert County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Running Creek Intermediate Grade Teachers – 4th and 5th Grades

REPORTS TO:  Principal

SALARY:  $40,000 – $56,938 annually DOE
We offer an attractive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, life insurance and paid time off as well as a retirement plan through PERA.


Responsible for leading 4th grade or 5th grade students toward the fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional and psychological growth and maturation.
Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.


1.         Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.

2.         Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning within the limits of the resources provided by the district.

3.         Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of all students.

4.         Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation (e.g. lesson plans) upon request of immediate supervisor.

5.         Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.

6.         Refers students to appropriate District specialists in order to assess academic, behavioral and physical concerns.

7.         Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional standards and assesses student progress on a regular basis.

8.         Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.

9.         Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.

10.        Maintains acceptable standards of classroom behavior;
assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policy.

11.        Attends and participates in faculty meetings.

12.        Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning and implementation of instructional goals, objectives, and methods.

13.        Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.

14.        Accepts a share of responsibility of extra-curricular activities in areas qualified as assigned.

15.        Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students; makes  appropriate provisions for being available outside the instructional day.

16.        Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with principals, evaluates the performance of aides.

17.        Provides for one’s own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, or advance course work at institutions of higher learning.

18.        May assist with and participate in various District and building committees.

19.        Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.



College degree required


Is flexible
Has the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers
Maintains a generally positive attitude
Has read the employee handbook to familiarize themselves with pertinent policies
Observes all district policies and procedures


Certificate or license as required by the State of Colorado


Mostly clean and comfortable
Some positions may require outside work or involve hazardous materials and specialized safety requirements


Bending, stooping, kneeling, walking, sitting, standing, squatting, reaching, running, crawling

Some positions may require occasional lifting from 10 to 50 pounds and moving of equipment.


May supervise and direct the work of teacher assistants and volunteers, assists principal with performance evaluations of aides

How to Apply

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: Less than 20,000.