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P-12 Job Opportunities in Education

Please see the information below regarding job openings and opportunities in Colorado for P-12 Job Posting Submission Form buttongrade educators.  For additional resources, check out Colorado Department of Education's Jobs for Teachers page, and continue to watch local district job boards for openings. We will post any job description that gets sent our way, so keep checking back for individual listings.


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Job Announcements:

Please note:  The posting of employment opportunities below is not an endorsement of these organizations by Metropolitan State University of Denver or the university’s School of Education.


Posting Date:

06/2/2017

Organization:

SOAR Chater School, Denver, CO

Job Title: 

Elementary Science Teacher. Grades 3-5

Job Description:

SOAR is a public charter school committed to providing excellent educational opportunities to students in Far Northeast Denver. SOAR offers a holistic approach to education that includes an academically rigorous curriculum, social emotional learning, and art enrichment opportunities.

SOAR Vision: SOAR students create full and meaningful lives, enrich our democracy, and create a more just society. Use this list to help you learn if your experiences and skills align.
-You have a passion for Science.
You love how scientists think about and understand the world, and you want to share this passion with students. You believe that kids need experiences that help them uncover important, rigorous content. You have deep content knowledge in science - and can see how you might study current issues and topics in science as a way to meet standards.
-You think intermediate students are the best!
-You have a strong understanding of child development and the reasons for why students act as they sometimes do.
-You value family involvement, and you have experience developing partnerships with parents/guardians.
-You are a skilled at teaching a diverse group of students.
-You believe in inclusive learning environments and have experience working with diverse learners.
-You believe in the need to hone your instructional practice to maximize the engagement and academic growth of all students.
-You are skilled at using data to inform instruction and decision-making.
-You understand that just because you taught it, doesn’t mean that your students learned it.
-You are skilled at building a culture of respect, responsibility, and fun.
-You are a tenacious learner. As much as you love teaching students, you also love learning.
-You are ready to stretch yourself, try new things, share ideas, and spread your adventurous nature through the SOAR community, whether on field trips, during professional development, or in the classroom.

Primary Responsibilities Include:
-​Plan and Implement Science Curriculum
-Design, develop, document, and evaluate curricula in line with the Colorado State Standards
-Develop and use of a variety of effective assessment practices to analyze student work and mastery of essential skills and concepts to shape instruction.
-Work with the special education staff to support students with IEP’s, 504’s, and other educational needs.
-Utilize rich content and make science come alive, ensure that all students think and participate, and allow the teacher to know all students and their thinking well.
-Utilize inquiry-based approaches - learning involves understanding concepts, grasping procedures, and applying them to real-life contexts.
-Use practices that allow students to understand themselves as learners.

Qualifications:
-Must have a Colorado State license or a BA and a passing score on the Praxis or PLACE exam in Elementary Education.

Compensation
-School Term: The term of employment consists of 184 working days (as described in the school calendar) between August 2017 and June 2018. Payday is on the last day of every month.
-Compensation range: Depends on experience How to apply SOAR is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This position will begin August 9, 2017.

Position Status: 

Full time

Compensation: 

Competitive

To Apply: 

Please follow the link to apply: http://soarschools.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a24q9oozjwsh 

Posting Date:

06/2/2017

Organization:

SOAR Chater School, Denver, CO

Job Title: 

Health and Wellness/Physical Education Teacher

Job Description:

SOAR is a public charter school committed to providing excellent educational opportunities to students in Far Northeast Denver. SOAR offers a holistic approach to education that includes an academically rigorous curriculum, social emotional learning, and art enrichment opportunities.

SOAR Vision: SOAR students create full and meaningful lives, enrich our democracy, and create a more just society. The list below is our best attempt to describe this amazing opportunity to develop a love of wellness and create a one of a kind program in our community.

-You have a passion for health, wellness and fitness. You believe that kids need experiences that help them uncover important, rigorous content.
-You have deep content knowledge - and can see how you might study current issues and topics as a way to meet standards.
-You think elementary school students are the best! You have a strong understanding of child development and want to promote an appreciation of living a healthier lifestyle.
-You value family involvement, and you have experience developing partnerships with parents/guardians.
-You are a skilled at teaching a diverse group of students. You believe in inclusive learning environments and have experience working with diverse learners.
-Your growth mindset and sense of adventure is a way of life.
-You are skilled at using data to inform instruction and decision-making.
-You understand that just because you taught it, doesn’t mean that your students learned it.
-You are skilled at building a culture of respect, responsibility, fun, and thoughtful fitness and health education.
-You are a tenacious learner. As much as you love teaching students, you also love learning.
-You are ready to stretch yourself, try new things, share ideas, and spread your adventurous nature throughout the SOAR community.
-You bring to SOAR, energy and enthusiasm as you create and lead an exemplary program, new to our staff, students and families!

Primary Responsibilities Include:
-​Serve as the health, physical education and wellness champion of the school.
-Create and Implement a health, fitness and wellness curriculum that is engaging, relevant and rigorous.
-Design, develop, document, and evaluate curricula in line with the Colorado State Standards.
-Utilize opportunities for outdoor education as a way to enhance health, fitness and wellness learning.
-Develop and use of a variety of effective assessment practices to analyze student work and mastery of essential skills and concepts to shape instruction.
-Work with the special education staff to support students with IEP’s, 504’s, and other educational needs.
-Develop initiatives and school activities that build the school’s focus on health, fitness and wellness.
-Utilize inquiry-based approaches by doing and exploring

Qualifications:
Must have a Colorado State license or a BA and a passing score on the Praxis or PLACE exam in Elementary Education. Compensation
-School Term: The term of employment consists of 184 working days (as described in the school calendar) between August 2017 and June 2018. Payday is on the last day of every month.
-Compensation range: Depends on experience SOAR is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This position will begin August 9, 2017.

Position Status: 

Full time

Compensation: 

Competitive

To Apply: 

Please follow the link to apply: http://soarschools.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a24q9oofzfq6 

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