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12 Aug 2022

Teacher Special Education (MMN) Teacher

Roaring Fork School District

Job Description

Glenwood Springs Middle School – and EL Education Network School – is seeking a dynamic team member to serve as a Special Education Teacher (Moderate Needs) for the 2022-23 school year and beyond.


At GSMS, Crew is our cultural foundation – a powerful space for building belonging, safety and equity. We believe students learn best when engaged in relevant and important work such as EL Education National High Quality Work Library: GSMS Life Changing Stories Project . To learn more about who we are read our GSMS Guiding Beliefs and check out GSMS Teachers Set Example for Better World Day. Our GSMS Crew includes teachers who have been nationally recognized for excellence such as the 2022 Colorado Teacher of the Year and a 2021 EL Education Klingenstein Award national finalist.

Our ideal candidate enjoys collaboration with a team, believes every child can succeed, loves a challenge, feels passionate about helping students make the world a better place, gives second and third chances, uses feedback to improve, can analyze student work and data to provide just in time support to students, and smiles a lot.

Pay Range
$50,000 to $71,895. Based on education and years of experience

**Annual salary noted above is based on an 8 hour day (FTE 1) and full days worked calendar. Any position that is less than a full FTE/8 hours per day or late start will be prorated accordingly.


Required Qualifications:

* Colorado Teaching License – Special Education Generalist


Desired Qualifications:

* Teaching experience

* Experience teaching a diverse population of students including English Language Learners and previous work with intentionally implementing culturally responsive instruction

* Strong background in literacy and mathematics instruction


Desired Core Competencies:

* Openness to coaching, feedback, and reflection in order to continuously improve practices.

* Values driven instructional leadership and professionalism

* Personal ownership and passion for improving outcomes for all learners

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

RFSD offers full district paid employee health benefits as well as voluntary vision, dental, and dependent coverage.  Other benefits include: paid leave, CO PERA (pension plan) enrollment with district contribution, TSA options, Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs.


With 13 schools and 5,600 students, the Roaring Fork School District is located in the culturally vibrant and naturally stunning Roaring Fork Valley serving the communities of Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, and Basalt. The Roaring Fork Schools believe that teachers are our most important asset, and our teachers enjoy a true teacher voice in decision-making; clear and collaborative leadership; small class sizes (average – 21); a highly competitive and progressive salary schedule; access to our affordable housing program; and a culture of self-care and well-being. We believe diversity is a strength, and our staff makes a real difference for our students who come from different ethnicities, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Why Work for Roaring Fork Schools? Mary says it all! Check us out at: 

How to Apply

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: special education and SPED. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.