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6 Oct 2021

Teacher Secondary CLDE Teacher

Lotus School for Excellence
 Aurora, Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Secondary CLDE Teacher

About Lotus School for Excellence:

Lotus School for Excellence is a K-12, College Preparatory School with S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) focus.

All employees at Lotus School for Excellence (LSE) work together to create academic, social, and ethical leaders. The thoughts reflected in this description provide structure to the responsibilities and accountability for this position. However, LSE expects to employ professionals who will work beyond job descriptions, creating both a fulfilling career environment and successful outcomes for our students.

Position Summary:

The teacher is responsible for the English Language Development of each pupil in his or her responsibility and for working with students, parents, other teachers, and staff toward achieving the goals set forth in the LSE Mission Statements.


  • Organized classroom
  • Plan and implement the approved curriculum for specific content area
  • Demonstrate exceptional instructional delivery
  • Model and foster independent thinking skills, creative problem solving, and abstract reasoning
  • Show empathy and understanding of students


  • Consistently and effectively communicate with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Develops a cooperative partnership based on mutual respect and objectivity with parents and students
  • Assesses student performance frequently and objectively
  • Facilitate resolution of problems that might arise with students and parents
  • Promote accountability for students

Other Expectations:

  • Demonstrate experience in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery:
  • Support and understand the use of devices in a charter community
  • Create college prep engaging lessons for a variety of students
  • Knowledge of and adherence to approved communication pathways
  • Actively pursues professional development opportunities in the specific content area
  • Participate in and contributes to programs and activities that enhance LSE outside of instructional hours
  • Follow policies established by the LSE Board of Directors, Aurora Public Schools, and Colorado State-mandated school guidelines, except where LSE has received waivers
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Active Colorado Teaching License (Initial/Alt, Pro, or Nat’l) w/ CLDE Endorsement
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the specific content area
  • Expert-level written and oral English communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial outlook and charter school commitment
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Strong self-starter; able to work with limited direction
  • Ability to apply superb judgment
  • Willing to work and excel in a very diverse student environment
  • CPR certification (LSE will provide necessary resources to become certified)


  • Experience in teaching ELL/ELD/CLDE
  • Charter school experience
  • Experience in reporting requirements
  • Experience in data analysis & interpretation
  • Experience working with middle and high school students

Condition of Employment

As a condition of employment, the individual selected for this position will be expected to complete the APS-sponsored Linguistically Diverse Educator (LDE) Certificate Program within the first three years of employment. New hires are expected to begin this program during the 2021-2022 school year.

Reports to: Secondary CLDE Coordinator

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

How to Apply

send resume to:

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher.