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5 May 2020

Teacher Secondary Social Studies Teacher

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

Job Description


Job Description

Openings for the 2020-2021 School Year:

Secondary Social Studies Teacher (x2)

About Lotus School for Excellence:

Lotus School for Excellence is a K-12, college-prep public charter school with a 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.

Performance Responsibilities:


  • Demonstrate excellent content knowledge
  • Demonstrate excellent instructional practices
  • Implement the approved curriculum aligned with the Colorado Academic Standards
  • Model and foster independent thinking skills, creative problem solving and abstract reasoning skills
  • Assesses student performance frequently using a variety of evaluative tools
  • Exhibit a thorough understanding of adolescent behavior


  • Consistently and effectively communicate with students, parents and colleagues
  • Develop a cooperative partnership based on mutual respect and trust with parents and students
  • Promote accountability for students
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in the specific content area
  • Expert-level written and oral communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial outlook and charter school commitment
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Strong desire to excel in a very diverse student environment
  • CPR certification (LSE will provide necessary resources to become certified)


  • Active Colorado Teaching License
  • Experience with charter schools
  • Experience in providing differentiated instruction and accommodations for ELL and special education students
  • Advanced Placement (AP) experience
  • Master’s Degree in History or a related field
  • Concurrent Enrollment Course experience

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 2020-2021 school year.

Reports to: Secondary Principal

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

How to Apply

***Please submit both a resume and a cover letter to be considered*** Submit to:          

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