9 Nov 2021

Teacher Secondary Spanish Teacher

Gilpin County School District RE-1
 Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

The Gilpin County School District RE-1 seeks a Secondary Spanish Teacher for Gilpin County High School for the 2021/2022 school year.  Gilpin County Schools are on a 4-day a week schedule, Monday through Thursday.  This position begins on January 3, 2022.

The successful candidate will have the following skills

  • Successful experience as a teacher at the secondary school level with background in curriculum alignment, standards-based instructional practices, and the ability to facilitate data-driven instruction.
  • Common Core/Colorado Academic Standards Content knowledge expertise in secondary Spanish.  Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment using good communication skills with students, staff and the school community.
  • Use research-based instructional strategies and incorporate technology when teaching.
  • Ability to ensure student academic success through the MTSS process.
  • Participate in faculty professional development learning.



  • Colorado Teaching License with Secondary Spanish endorsement.
  • Licensed endorsement in the content area, passed the PLACE or Praxis test in the content area, and/or have 24 semester credits in the content area.
  • One to 3 years of relevant teaching experience.


  • Colorado Substitute Teacher License.
  • Professional Working Proficiency of Spanish language.
  • Alternative Teacher Licensure Candidates will be considered.

Job Goals:

To create a flexible program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good educational background in accordance with each pupil’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.

Performance Responsibilities:

  1. Plans a program of study that is appropriate to the maturity and interest of students and meets their individual needs and abilities.
  2. Creates a positive classroom environment which upholds and enforces the school rules and is conducive to learning.
  3. The teacher will guide the learning process to increase student achievement in accordance with the curriculum and consistent with state and local standards.
  4. Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
  5. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required in a timely and confidential manner.
  6. Work with other professionals to determine special learning needs of pupils on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of specialists as required.
  7. Collaborates with colleagues, students, and/or parents on an ongoing basis concerning student academic and behavioral progress.
  8. The school professional adheres to the Board of Education policies, state rules, and regulations, and to licensure standards.
  9. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence and serves on staff committees as required.

How to Apply

Application Process:
  • Complete Application For Employment at
  • A complete application packet includes: district application, cover letter, resume, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation dated within the last year.
  • Application review is ongoing and the position will be open until filled.
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Equal Opportunity Employer: Gilpin County School District RE-1 is an equal opportunity educational institution and shall not discriminate.  The schools in the district are subject to all federal and state laws and constitutional provisions prohibiting discrimination on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry or need for special education services.  Accordingly, no otherwise qualified student, employee, applicant for employment, or member of the public may be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination under any district program or activity on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services.  Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law.  For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Superintendent, Gilpin County School District Re-1, 10595 Highway 119, Black Hawk, Colorado 80422, 303-528-3444, or contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building, Suite 310, 1244 Speer Boulevard, Denver, Colorado 80204, 303-844-5695. (Revised July 2020)

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

Job expires in 12 days.