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29 Apr 2024

Teacher Science Teacher

Moffat County School District

Job Description

Moffat County School District, headquartered in Craig, serves a county built on coal and sustained on culture. Four elementary schools—three of them in Craig—feed into one middle and one high school.

Moffat County School District (MCSD) serves about 2,000 students a year with roughly 500 of those students at the high school. We work hard to permeate our schools with a culture of growth and systems that strengthen and empower teachers to teach and learners to learn. At MCSD, we believe every student can learn, and we work to ensure their social-emotional and educational needs are met to give them the best opportunity to do so.

We’d love to have you join us in our unique corner of Colorado. An hour from world-class skiing, even closer to world-famous hunting, numerous rivers for fishing and rafting and surrounded by the best country you’ll find anywhere, it’s an outdoor lover’s dream.

Meet our people, learn why we love them, and consider what life might be like beside the steady, tranquil Yampa River. It’s kinder, it’s more peaceful, and it might be what you’ve been searching for all this time.

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic team players to fill High School Science teaching positions at Moffat County High School.

*Salary:  Teacher salary is commensurate with education and teaching experience.  $42,600 – $65,113/year

Education and/or Experience:  Minimum requirement – Bachelor’s degree(B.A.) from a four year college or university. Works well with a team, good communication skills, dependable.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Eligible or already in possession of a Colorado Teaching License/certificate endorsed in the area of assignment.

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the needs, interests, and abilities of students.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals—established clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Employs instructional methods and materials (including field trips) that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  • Diagnose the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
  • Counsels with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis.
  • Assists the administration implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure; maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignment of teacher aides and/or volunteers, and cooperatively with the principal evaluates their job performance.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attends staff meetings and in-service training programs and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Maintains records and makes such reports as required and directed by the administration.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  The employee supervises students in the class, parents and volunteers.

Benefits include: PERA retirement, health insurance, paid time off, short and long term disability, other optional benefit elections.

Additional information: *Salary/pay rate is determined based on qualifications and experience relevant to the job description requirements. Full pay range may be found on the appropriate salary schedule. Salary schedule link below.  Employees hired new into a position are rarely qualified to receive the maximum of the pay range shown on the salary schedule.


How to Apply

Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.  Apply online at or email your resume to

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