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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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Posting Date:

12/6/2018

Organization:

World Compass Academy
2490 S Perry St.
Castle Rock, CO

Job Title:

Middle School Science Teacher

Job Description:

World Compass Academy is seeking a Science Teacher candidate who loves children and teaching. The teacher will be responsible for instructing students in grades 6-8 in science courses. School is open to student teacher applicants with a December 2018 or May 2019 graduation date or alternative licensure candidates. The candidate should be committed to exemplifying a culture of respect and enthusiasm for learning. World Compass Academy employs only the best. All employees are held to the highest professional standards. Teachers are expected to help their students achieve measurable growth. All faculty and staff of World Compass Academy must have a deep, focused alignment with the mission of the school. Following are the beliefs upon which the school bases its culture, and a shared understanding of these benefits is essential. Every child deserves a challenging individualized education. Great teachers who engage and inspire are essential for academic excellence. A safe and positive school culture is essential to learning. High expectations are necessary for academic success; students will perform to meet the level of expectation set by the staff, in both academic classes and with regard to behavior. Data drives decisions. Decisions about the classroom and the school are informed by the actual student achievement data, not theories or anecdotes. We are preparing students to engage in the global community.

A Qualified Candidate Will: In addition to appropriate alignment with the school’s mission, excellent candidates for employment at World Compass Academy will share critical professional qualifications, which include:
Instructional skills Strong background in science
Experience with classroom teaching, mentoring, and tutoring Work ethic
Teamwork and collaboration skills
Professionalism in behavior and language
Verbal fluency and writing skills
A love of teaching
A love of kids NCLB Highly Qualified Approved Background Check

World Compass Academy staff shall possess the qualities of passion, optimism, leadership, collaboration, high standards, dedication, perseverance, moral character, and goal setting.

Job Description Full-Time Teachers The teacher is the facilitator of learning and responsible for the students during the entire school day. Teachers are held accountable for preparing engaging inspiring lessons that support the World Compass Academy curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture and ensuring student safety. Teachers are responsible for supporting student success through the monitoring of student progress, maintenance of accurate records, and the MTSS process. Teachers are responsible for facilitating a strong home/school connection through weekly email newsletters, the maintenance a classroom website, and other activities which build rapport and trust between the parent and teacher. Teachers are expected to know the World Compass Academy Mission Statement.

Minimum Qualifications NCLB Highly Qualified (Science BA degree or higher, Passing Score on Praxis, Seeking Colorado Teacher Licensure) Preferred Qualifications Colorado Teaching License Previous Teaching Experience

Position Status: 

Full Time

Compensation: 

$34,000-49,000

How to Apply:

Application Instructions Candidates can apply directly on worldcompassacademy.com website. The direct application page is: https://www.worldcompassacademy.com/apps/form/form.WORCA.qy51yx8.R4

Posting Date:

11/29/2018

Organization:

New American School
8978 Washington Street
Thornton, CO 80229

Job Title:

21st Century Community Learning Center Tutor

Job Description:

Good at math, science or English? Want to make a difference? The New America School is seeking motivated individuals to help provide high-quality math, science and English tutoring to high-school students accessing the New America School 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CLC). We are seeking individuals to provide help and support to a diverse group of learners, many of whom are at risk of not graduating high school. CLC tutoring will take place Monday through Thursday afternoons. Tutors are asked to commit to at least 1 day per week for a minimum of four months, though tutors may choose to work up to four days per week. Position Description Assist students in improving academic achievement by meeting with them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills.

Other assistance might include: reviewing class material, discussing the text, predicting test questions, formulating ideas for papers, or working on solutions to problems. Tutoring is a supplement to classroom teaching. Tutors are not expected to know everything about the subject for which they tutor. Opportunities to assist online learning are also available

Requirements
• Proficient ability in English
• Strong skills in at least one subject area (Math, Science or English)
• Experience working in a multicultural environment and/or possess the ability and desire to work with young adults of other cultures and backgrounds
• Ability to set and maintain high expectations for program participants
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Clean background check

Locations Opportunities are available at New America School in Thornton.

Pay: Tutors will be paid $15 an hour for both individual and group tutoring

To apply, email a resume and brief cover letter: Xochitl E. Ruiz, 21st Century CLC Coordinator New America School, Thornton Campus 8978 Washington Street Thornton, CO 80229 (303) 991-0130 ext. 3187 xgarcia@newamericaschool.org

Position Status: 

Part time

Compensation: 

$15/hour

How to Apply:

To apply, email a resume and brief cover letter: Xochitl E. Ruiz, 21st Century CLC Coordinator New America School, Thornton Campus 8978 Washington Street Thornton, CO 80229 (303) 991-0130 ext. 3187 xgarcia@newamericaschool.org

Posting Date:

11/29/2018

Organization:

Hill Campus of Arts & Sciences
451 Clermont Street
Denver, CO 80220

Job Title:

Position: Middle School Special Education Teacher

Job Description:

Hill Campus of Arts & Sciences is a diverse, urban middle school looking to attract educators committed to a growth mindset who are ready to impact the future! A traditional 6-8 school, Hill is located near 6th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in the Hilltop neighborhood serving students from every part of the socio-economic spectrum. We strive to create a joyful, academically robust learning experience rooted in relationships each and every day. Hill was awarded the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award by the state of Colorado based on our school performance last year. This award is given to schools that demonstrate exceptional student growth. Hill Campus of Arts & Sciences has exceeded expectations related to student academic progress and met/exceeded expectations related to academic growth gaps. We are the only traditional middle school to earn the award! Hill was also awarded the Top Mover Award by Denver Public Schools to celebrate the fantastic leap we made on the SPF this year – jumping TWO colors in a single bound! We are currently seeking at 8th grade Science teacher to begin in January.

Position Status: 

Full-time

Compensation: 

Full with Benefits

How to Apply:

Send resume to Principal Sean Kavanaugh; Sean_Kavanaugh@dpsk12.org

Posting Date:

11/16/2018

Organization:

Compass Academy
2285 S Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80219

Job Title:

Middle School Special Education Teacher

Job Description:

Position: Middle School Special Education Teacher

Start Date: Immediate

Our Model and Values:
At Compass Academy, we believe that all students can succeed and become lifelong Learners and Leaders. Launched in August of 2015, Compass currently serves 320 students in grades 6-8 with the goal of ultimately serving 750 students in Grades 6-12. Our teachers and students will benefit from ongoing support from City Year and the Center for Social Organization of Schools at Johns Hopkins University, including a team of City Year AmeriCorps Members who serve as tutors and mentors. Most importantly, we have a team of talented and energetic educators and leaders who live out our values every day and who are excited to build an extraordinary school. Our model brings together an innovative use of extended time and human capital, an environment rich in technology and driven by data, and proven best practices for personalized learning and student growth.

Position Overview:
Compass Academy is seeking a Middle School Special Education Teacher. This teacher will join an experienced team of educators to help develop the academic and cultural foundation of an extraordinary school. In their daily practice, Compass Academy teachers develop and implement a curriculum that meets all students’ needs, cultivate a culture that encourages our young learners and leaders, and leverage data and evidence-based teaching practices to ensure student success.

What a Compass Teacher Does

Our teachers are outstanding facilitators of instruction and . . .

Plan and implement curriculum, assessments, and evidence-based teaching practices designed to inspire and support Compass Academy’s diverse student body Craft powerful intervention and extension small group seminars to support student needs and pique student curiosity Measurably improve student academic performance and support their growth as Learners & Leaders

Our teachers build and sustain a culture of high expectations and . . .

Model Compass Academy core values and enforce school policies and expectations Establish purposeful classroom routines and implement school cultural elements to create an effective and encouraging learning environment and students to take responsibility for their actions, learning, and shared space Implement effective classroom management practices using a Restorative Practice lens and communicate and collaborate with school team when behavioral issues arise.

Our teachers are savvy with data and . . .

Analyze student assessment data and track early warning indicators to monitor student progress, inform instruction and develop targeted interventions and supports Lead students to analyze and reflect on their own progress by providing constructive feedback based on both academic measures and individualized Learner & Leader Plans

Our teachers are leaders in and out of their classrooms and . . .

Collaborate with other teachers, curriculum specialists, and City Year AmeriCorps Members in weekly planning sessions to ensure instruction is meeting all students’ needs Constantly refine their skills through coaching, professional development, and opportunities to build their practice Build relationships with families to solicit their input and to communicate students’ academic and social-emotional progress

An Ideal Candidate for a Compass Teacher likely has:
At least two years of experience teaching in a diverse middle school classroom
Experience with Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students, preferred
Experience working with Complex Learners, preferred
Comprehensive knowledge of content area and ability to effectively implement a variety of curriculum to enhance student learning
Proven track-record of raising student achievement & holding students to high expectations
Experience using data to collaborate and support student performance
Commitment to growth and reflection through coaching and professional development
Communication and relationship-building skills with experience cultivating strong connections with students, families, and community stakeholders
Ability to work in a team, with a do-what-it-takes attitude, strong work ethic and organizational skills, and great sense of humor
Belief in Compass’ mission and vision including the belief that all children can succeed in school, college, career and life

Additionally, a top candidate also has:
Experience using multi-tiered student support systems, early warning systems, and developing the culture and climate in a high functioning urban school (preferred)
Proficient or fluent in Spanish and interest in working in a school that prioritizes bilingual and biliterate education (preferred)
Experience in a progressive or start-up charter school environment (preferred)

What We Offer:
Competitive compensation package and generous & innovative benefits
Excellent professional development and coaching
Additional in-classroom support from trained City Year AmeriCorps Members
Dedicated time for both independent and collaborative planning

How to Apply
Apply online at our hiring website https://compassacademy.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx.

Compass Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This position will begin upon hire.

Position Status: 

Full-time

Compensation: 

Competitive salary based on experience

How to Apply:

Apply online at our hiring website https://compassacademy.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx or email resume to jproett@compassacademy.org