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P-12 Job Opportunities in Education

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


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Posting Date:

7/13/2020

Organization:

Ranch View Middle School
1731 Wildcat Reserve Parkway
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Job Title:

SPED Teacher - Moderate Needs

Job Description:

Moderate needs programs in the Douglas County School District serve students across all levels (PK-12) who benefit from universal and targeted special education services.
   
Moderate needs teachers are responsible for the provision of an individualized service delivery model that primarily utilizes inclusive practices through a combination of special education support provided in and outside of the general classroom environment.
   
Candidates should have demonstrated knowledge and skill regarding the components of effective instruction, the assimilation of technology into the learning environment, and the ability to individualize instruction based on cognitive, social, emotional, and adaptive functioning.
   
Additionally, applicants should have demonstrated knowledge of child development, behavior management in the context of a general classroom or small group environment, consultation, and developmental needs of school-aged children and adolescents.
   
Further, applicants should have demonstrated effective case management skills, effective written and oral communication skills, knowledge and expertise with developing and maintaining IEPs, the ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with school personnel, students, and parents, demonstrated understanding and empathy necessary for working with students and their families, and demonstrated ability and desire to function as a team member and a team facilitator.

Responsibilities:

--- As a teacher you would be expected to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

   
--- You are challenged with new teaching methods and educational tools in an ever changing and strategic environment. You would plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences and establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
   
--- You would utilize technology and integrate the use of technology to provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities, instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment, observe, evaluate, encourage and provide feedback on student's performance and development.
   
--- You would maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development preparing required reports on students and activities.
   
--- Teachers are responsible for managing student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures, maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school, and applying appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary.
   
--- Our teachers are integral parts of their school and the school community, performing certain duties including but not limited to student support, counseling students with academic problems and supporting certain extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations, participating in department and school meetings, and parent meetings.
   
Certifications: 
Special Education Generalist License - Colorado Department of Education
   
Education:
Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Primary Location:
RANCH VIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL

One Year Only (Yes or No):
No

Scheduled Hours Per Week:
40

Approx Scheduled Days Per Year:
(260 days indicates a year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track Days] are then granted based on the position. Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled work days.)

185 Work Days

Minimum Hire Rate:
(Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated)
$43,000.00 USD Annual

Full Salary Range:
(Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)
   
$43,000.00 USD - $86,000.00 USD Annual

Position Status: 

Full Time

Compensation: 

$43,000.00 USD - $86,000.00 USD Annual

How to Apply:

https://dcsd.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/DCSD/job/RANCH-VIEW-MIDDLE-SCHOOL/SPED-Teacher---Moderate-Needs_Req-00048867

Posting Date:

7/13/2020

Organization:

Ranch View Middle School
1731 Wildcat Reserve Parkway
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Job Title:

Teacher - Math - Ranch View Middle School

Job Description:

Under supervision of the Principal and/or Assistant Principal, teaches and instructs students in academic subject matter, along with social, behavioral, and other educational or related skill areas; plans, develops, organizes, implements, and assesses a comprehensive educational program for students; assists in other school programs as assigned; creates a supportive and flexible program and environment conducive to learning and personal growth according to each student’s ability and interests. Encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Occasional lifting, five (5) to ten (10) pounds
  • Frequent sitting and standing
  • Occasional bending and squatting. 

Responsibilities:

--- As a teacher you would be expected to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

   
--- You are challenged with new teaching methods and educational tools in an ever changing and strategic environment. You would plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences and establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
   
--- You would utilize technology and integrate the use of technology to provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities, instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment, observe, evaluate, encourage and provide feedback on student's performance and development.
   
--- You would maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development preparing required reports on students and activities.
   
--- Teachers are responsible for managing student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures, maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school, and applying appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary.
   
--- Our teachers are integral parts of their school and the school community, performing certain duties including but not limited to student support, counseling students with academic problems and supporting certain extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations, participating in department and school meetings, and parent meetings.
   
Certifications: Teaching License - Colorado Department of Education
   
Education: Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Position Type: Regular

One Year Only (Yes or No): No

Scheduled Hours Per Week: 40

FTE: 1

Approx Scheduled Days Per Year: 185 Work Days (260 days indicates a year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track Days] are then granted based on the position. Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled workdays.)

Minimum Hire Rate: $43,000.00 USD Annual

Maximum Hire Rate: $64,500.00 USD Annual

Position Status: 

Full Time

Compensation: 

$43,000 - $64,5000

How to Apply:

https://dcsd.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/DCSD/job/RANCH-VIEW-MIDDLE-SCHOOL/Teacher---Mathematics---Middle_Req-00048563-1

Posting Date:

7/9/2020

Organization:

Ranch View Middle School
1731 Wildcat Reserve Parkway
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Job Title:

Substitute - Teacher Long Term: Teacher - Mathematics - Middle

Job Description:

Under supervision of the Principal and/or Assistant Principal, teaches and instructs students in academic subject matter, along with social, behavioral, and other educational or related skill areas; plans, develops, organizes, implements, and assesses a comprehensive educational program for students; assists in other school programs as assigned; creates a supportive and flexible program and environment conducive to learning and personal growth according to each student’s ability and interests. Encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Occasional lifting, five (5) to ten (10) pounds
  • Frequent sitting and standing
  • Occasional bending and squatting. 

Responsibilities:

Responsible for implementing the teacher’s lesson plan in an environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. This also includes managing student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures, and maintaining and applying discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.

To become a long term substitute teacher for Douglas County School District, please upload:

**Current Colorado Department of Education (CDE)Teaching License, or 5-Year Substitute Authorization

**Three (3) professional references, minimum of (1) supervisor, include name, phone number and an e-mail address for each reference (if not currently in DCSD Sub Pool).

**Official Transcripts (required for possible HQ verification)

**Passing results for any PLACE or PRAXIS tests taken (required for possible HQ verification)

Applications without required documents or references will delay the hiring process, please ensure your application is complete.

--- The Douglas County School District is looking for dynamic and dedicated professionals to join our Substitute Teacher Program. Substitute teaching is a life-style career that offers flexibility, variety, satisfaction, and the chance to work with great students! Long term assignments also offer the opportunity to get to know our schools and students on a more advanced level!

--- Why become a Substitute Teacher at DCSD? You will: 
   **inspire a love of learning 
   **set a good example for students as a positive role model
   **become an important part of your community
   **enjoy job flexibility and career freedom 
   **build relationships with other teaching professionals 
   **earn a fair salary doing something you love    

Position Status: 

 Temporary

Compensation: 

Full Salary Range:(Based off a full-time FTE; $55.00 USD - $150.00 USD Daily

Additional Information:

Certifications: Teaching License - Colorado Department of Education    
   
Education: Bachelor's Degree (Required)

How to Apply:

https://wd5.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/dcsd/DCSD/job/RANCH-VIEW-MIDDLE-SCHOOL/Substitute---Teacher-Long-Term--Teacher---Mathematics---Middle_Req-00048665

Posting Date:

7/9/2020

Organization:

Temple Sinai Preschool
3509 S Glencoe St.
Denver, CO 80237

Job Title:

Preschool Teacher

Job Description:

Preschool Teacher

Temple Sinai Preschool is now hiring Lead Teachers.

Join an exceptional team of dedicated educators, in a supportive, child-centered learning environment.

Our educators...

  • Establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment
  • Advance physical and intellectual competence using an emergent curriculum
  • Support social and emotional development and provide positive guidance
  • Establish positive and productive relationships with families
  • Ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participants needs
  • Maintain a commitment to professionalism

Qualifications

  • Must be ECE Lead Teacher qualified
  • Previous teaching experience in a licensed early childhood center preferred
  • Knowledge of the social, emotional, and cognitive needs of young children
  • Abide by state licensing and health department rules and regulations
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and freely move with very young children

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about early childhood education, building healthy partnerships between home and school, and growing as professionals in a supportive working environment.

Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter.

Position Status: 

Full and part time positions available

Compensation: 

$17/hr

How to Apply:

Please send your resume to Julies@sinaidenver.org

Posting Date:

6/25/2020

Organization:

Colorado High School Charter, Inc.     
1175 Osage St.
Suite 101
Denver, CO 80204

Job Title:

High School Language Arts Teacher – Long Term Substitute

Job Description:

High School Language Arts Teacher – Long Term Substitute

Colorado High School Charter is seeking a Long Term Substitute Language Arts teacher at our GES Campus in Denver, Colorado, to work from mid September 2020 through December 18, 2020.

In partnership with a number of community organizations, Colorado High School provides students with a unique and innovative learning environment that allows them to focus on project-based core content classes (Math, Science, Social Studies and English Language Arts) while taking advantage of concurrent enrollment and community partner opportunities.

Colorado High School Charter Overview

Colorado High School Charter (CHSC) is a 9-12 public charter school in Denver whose mission is to transform the alternative education experience by igniting the potential within each of the diverse young people we serve. CHSC is one of the leading alternative education campuses in Denver, with student achievement data consistently showing notable growth. As an educator at CHSC, you will have the opportunity to develop meaningful relationships with your students while receiving regular coaching and professional development to allow you to deliver exceptional instruction for students who have not found success elsewhere. www.coloradohighschoolcharter.com

What makes working at CHSC exciting?

  • Constant learning through regular coaching and professional development
  • A focus on student personal and academic growth achieved through tailored curricula, a supportive school environment and community partnerships
  • Social emotional support for students to remove barriers in and out of the classroom so ALL students can be successful
  • A great staff culture that regularly celebrates student and staff achievement
  • We are growing. CHSC has experienced increased enrollment; word is spreading about the amazing work we do.

Job Description
The Language Arts teacher will teach multiple sections of mixed-level high school Language Arts content to students in grades 9-12.

Language Arts Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Curriculum development with an emphasis on problem-based and experiential learning
  • Deliver engaging, standards-aligned project-based learning curricula
  • Manage the classroom effectively by developing quality relationships and high expectations for students to maintain a productive learning environment
  • Positively impact achievement and differentiate instruction based on the needs of students
  • Work collaboratively with students, families, and colleagues
  • Support and actively participate in professional learning communities, professional development, and staff team-building exercises
  • Utilize multiple online platforms to monitor attendance, post grades, and deliver student assignments
  • Support and willingly engage with Restorative Justice practices
  • Utilize multiple online platforms to monitor attendance, post grades, and deliver student assignments
  • Support and willingly engage with Restorative Justice practices
  • Conduct after-school study halls to support student achievement
  • Collaborate with peers, special service providers, and administration to refine practices and meet student needs
  • Engage families and community members through phone calls and CHSC Family Nights
  • Develop good relationships with students

Work hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with occasional evening commitments for school events. 

Qualifications
Colorado High School Charter seeks candidates with strong character and a desire to support students of diverse backgrounds and needs. 

Required:

  • BA degree
  • Strong communication, organization, and planning skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport quickly, facilitating positive relationships with students and coworkers
  • Problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in the use of technology
  • Permanent US work authorization

Desired:

One of the following:

  • Subject matter endorsement on a Colorado teaching license
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with major in subject matter
  • 36 semester credit hours in subject matter
  • Passing score in subject matter on Praxis exam
  • Experience working with young people who have struggled personally or academically in conventional school settings.

Compensation

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience and include a comprehensive benefits package. Teachers are eligible for the Federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program.

To Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to careers@chscharter.org.

CHSC Mission:

Colorado High School Charter is transforming the alternative education experience by igniting the potential within each of the diverse young people we serve. CHSC ensures students’ personal and academic growth by creating tailored curricula, a supportive school environment, and community partnerships. We empower our students to succeed in life and positively contribute to their families and communities by offering them the freedom and resources to pursue a post-secondary path aligned with their individualized goals.  

Colorado High School Charter is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and school needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state or local law. Colorado High School Charter believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our schools’ success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Position Status: 

Full-time, temporary Mid-September through December 18, 2020

Compensation: 

TBD

How to Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to careers@chscharter.org 

Posting Date:

6/23/2020

Organization:

FCI Englewood
9595 W Quincy Ave
Littleton, CO 80123

Job Title:

Special Education Teacher

Job Description:

This position is located in the Education Department of a Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) correctional facility. The incumbent is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and instructing such programs as remedial reading, math, language arts, and as well other cognitive strategy programs to meet the education requirements of special learning needs inmates.
   
The incumbent conducts specialized classes and resources that coordinate educational competencies with social adjustments, and is responsible for identifying, programming, and evaluating educational systems that demonstrate effectiveness toward reaching classified student objectives and goals.
   
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and is performed on a regular and recurring basis.

Position Status: 

Full Time

Compensation: 

$59,939-$91,234 annually

Additional Information:

This position is a Federal job with a 20-year retirement system and full benefits! https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/benefits/
The Education Department at FCI Englewood helps inmates prepare for GED testing; develop job skills, and even earn college degrees. If you're looking for a job where you can make an impact, this is it!

How to Apply:

You can apply on USAJobs. If you have any questions about the job or whether you're qualified, email or call!
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/571239200

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