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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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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.

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Posting Date:

1/6/2021

Organization:

Wyatt Academy
3620 Franklin St
Denver, CO  80205

Job Title:

4th Grade Homeroom Teacher

Job Description:

Full Job Description
   Wyatt Academy Teachers advance the mission and vision of the school through 1) high quality classroom instruction, 2) a data-driven and reflective approach to improvement of practice, 3) a collaborative and collegial attitude and related behaviors aligned to the mission of the school 4) and by maintaining a tenacious and no excuses attitude towards improvement of students, school and self. All Wyatt Academy teachers must demonstrate a strong commitment to work with a diverse population, including English Language Learners, and exhibit a resilient desire to improve their English language instruction.
   
   This position requires a self-motivated, team-oriented individual with a strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and solid technology communication skills. Most importantly, this individual must possess and demonstrate a ‘whatever it takes’ attitude to close the achievement gap. This individual must truly enjoy working with students, families and the Wyatt community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
   
1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution.
   
2. Pass the PLACE or PRAXIS II Test or have 24 semester credits in minor areas of assignment.
   
3. Colorado Alternative, Provisional or Professional Teaching License with endorsements for the levels and subject areas in the major (51% or more) areas of assignment preferred.
   
4. Demonstrated record of achieving dramatic, measurable student achievement gains
   
5. Professional knowledge of content, standards and effective teaching strategies
   
6. Strong desire to work in a fast paced, intellectually and emotionally challenging school environment
   
7. Excellent communication skills
   
8. Unrelenting desire to improve your practice
   
9. Team player with maturity and humility
   
10. Unwavering focus on achievement
   
11. Must successfully pass reference checks, background checks and/or licensure verification.

12. Dedication and belief in Wyatt Academy’s mission, educational model and code of conduct.
   
13. Demonstrated ability to exercise a high level of tact and discretion in both internal and external interactions. Ability to motivate a team and work as a team member. Ability to create and maintain good working relationships with a variety of internal and external constituents.
   
14. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and intermediate computer functions.
   
JOB DUTIES:
   
1. Deliver rigorous standards-based engaging lessons.
   
2. Creates lessons with differentiation strategies including second language learner sheltering, IEP accommodations, and other scaffolding.
   
3. Models, promotes, and as situations arise, takes the opportunity to provide instruction related to the school’s code of conduct.
   
4. Assesses the learning, achievement, and performance of each scholar and reports the results as required by school procedures.
   
5. Develops, adjusts and enhances the Wyatt curriculum maps to meet the needs of our learners.
   
6. Enters and maintains scholar achievement data in all school data systems.
   
7. Communicates with families and school counselors on scholar progress.
   
8. Maintains positive, professional working relationships with scholars.
   
9. Maintains an orderly, positive learning environment.
   
10. Establishes and maintains standards of scholar behavior required to provide an orderly and productive environment.
   
11. Implements assigned portions of scholars’ Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and utilizes the MTSS process.
   
12. Follows all school protocol according to the employee handbook.
   
13. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of scholar activities.
   
14. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school, DPS and/or in self-selected professional growth activities.
   
15. Works toward mutually acceptable resolution of interpersonal conflicts as they arise.
   
16. Regularly reads, learns and appropriately applies new information into practice.
   
17. Develops cooperation and collaborative work efforts.
   
18. Sets development goals, in collaboration with supervisor.

Position Status: 

Full time

Compensation: 

$42,000.00 - $54,000.00 per year

Additional Information:

Benefits:

Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
   
Schedule:
   
8 hour shift
   
Experience:
   
Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
   
Education:
   
Bachelor's (Preferred)
   
Work Location:
One location
   
Company's website:
www.wyattacademy.org
   
Company's Facebook page:
(20+) Wyatt Academy | Facebook

How to Apply:

Cover letter and resume should be sent to workatwyatt@wyattacademy.org

Posting Date:

1/5/2020

Organization:

Assumption Catholic School
2341 E 78th Ave
Denver, CO 80211

Job Title:

Long Term Sub- 3rd Grade

Job Description:

Teacher job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Collaborate with the school staff in planning, implementing, and evaluating the school’s goals and objectives, with a specific focus on faith formation and ensuring learning for all students.
  • Fulfill responsibilities associated with Additional Responsibilities assigned by the Principal
  • Participate in regional and Archdiocesan Catholic school initiatives.
  • Maintain and complete attendance daily between 8 am and 8:30 am.
  • Establish and maintain a classroom learning environment in which students thrive, guided by Gospel values, high academic expectations for all students, and a belief that all students can and will learn.
  • Implement responsive instructional strategies, including ongoing formative assessment, culturally responsive pedagogy, and adjusting lesson plans and instruction in order to meet the needs of the students.
  • Align classroom curriculum and instruction to school-wide systems, initiatives, and goals.
  • Ensure confidentiality in accordance with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Develop and publish weekly parent communication.
  • Respond to requests for parent communication within 24 hours.
  • Implement research based instructional strategies in order to ensure learning for all students.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn new technology as it pertains to enhancing student learning and communication among the school staff and families.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities that bolster both individual goals and school-wide goals.
  • Attendance at Back to School Night, the Advent Program, two Open Houses, Parent-Teacher Conferences, Graduation, and other meetings required by the Principal unless excused by the Principal.
  • Arrive at school 30 minutes before the school day begins and remain at least 30 minutes following the regular school day according to school policy.
  • Maintain and update student records including but not limited to: attendance records, gradebooks, Canvas classroom, lesson plans, report cards, cumulative records, and more.
  • Participation in all aspects of liturgical celebrations during the school day. 
  • Serve as a model of Catholic faith for the students and represent the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Grading completed assignments within two weeks of the assignments being completed and returning those assignments to students on a weekly basis
  • Follow all policies and procedures outlined in the Family Handbook, Faculty Handbook, and Staff Handbook.
  • Complete all duties as assigned by the Principal.
       
    Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • As a Catholic school, Gospel values, prayer, and a belief in a loving God are essential to how our school operates. It is not a requirement for this position to be Catholic, however, in order for our school to thrive, everyone needs to have an understanding of and a willingness to embody all that it means to be part of a Catholic community.
  • Minimum - Bachelor’s Degree
  • Teacher Certification, however, individuals who are in progress toward a Master’s in Education/Teaching or Teacher Certification classes are welcome to apply.
  • Alignment of professional duties and responsibilities to the belief that every student can learn the skills and dispositions necessary to have an opportunity to attend college.
  • Experience working or participating in Catholic education.
  • Inspire a spirit of welcome and service with everyone who encounters the school.
  • Ensure respectful and appropriate communication of school policies with all community members.
  • Maintain professional communication both verbally and in writing.
  • Comfortable use of the internet and digital tools.
  • Enjoy learning new things.
  • Listen to others, act with patience, and seek excellence in all that we do.
  • Serve as a positive and contributing community member.

Position Status: 

Temporary, potential to lead to long term hire

Compensation: 

Based on Candidate Experience and Skills

How to Apply:

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to the principal, Mrs. Marie Dunn, and mdunn@assumptiondenver.org

Posting Date:

1/4/2020

Organization:

Cherry Creek Academy
6260 S Dayton St.
Englewood, CO 80111-5203

Job Title:

Elementary Teacher

Job Description:

Cherry Creek Academy (CCA) is an academically rigorous public charter school serving students from kindergarten through eighth grade. CCA utilizes the Core Knowledge© curriculum and values academic achievement, character development, and community service.

We are looking for an exceptional person to fulfill the role of an elementary teacher for the second half of the 2020-2021 school year. Candidates must possess the ability to implement high-quality, rigorous, and engaging instruction and have an ability to work collaboratively with teachers, students, and parents.

Responsibilities Include:

  •  Implement rigorous, engaging, and effective lessons that align with the Core Knowledge© curriculum
  • Deliver whole group data driven instruction for elementary students
  • Observe, evaluate, report and record students' performance
  • Provide clear scope and sequence of instruction to meet the needs of elementary students
  • Offer additional instructional support as needed for students in 1:1 and small group settings
  • Cultivate an inclusive and positive classroom environment with well-defined procedures that allows students to achieve at high levels
  • Monitor, supervise, coordinate and enforce rules of conduct and behavior of assigned students, and reinforce positive student behaviors in accordance with school and District policy
  • Maintain a weekly online gradebook through PowerSchool and a teacher newsletter
  • Uphold all district and school policies regarding student safety
  • Work collaboratively with staff, students, and parents to provide a successful educational experience
  • Exude a commitment to participating in school-based activities and events as needed
  • Perform other duties as requested
       

Requirements:

  • Must possess a current Colorado Teacher License with endorsement in Elementary Education and passing score on the PLACE or Praxis II in elementary education, OR qualify for Alternative License and passing score on the PLACE or Praxis II in elementary education.
  • Bachelor's degree in Education or related field.

   

Position Status: 

Full time

Compensation: 

40,000/year

How to Apply:

Hello,
   
Thank you for your interest in Cherry Creek Academy! If you would like to apply for this position, please email careers@cherrycreekacademy.org.

Thank you,
   
Cherry Creek Academy

Posting Date:

12/23/2020

Organization:

27J Schools
18551 East 160th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601

Job Title:

Director of Special Education

Job Description:

The Director of Special Education is responsible for the leadership, supervision, guidance and support for all school support staff providing services to students with disabilities across special populations, including preschool. This individual provides leadership for the implementation of a continuum of services/programming aligned to federal and state regulations for students with disabilities. This position will include planning advocacy and education across the Student Achievement Division in regards to best practice and programming for students with disabilities promoting positive outcomes and increased achievement. The Director of Special Education is responsible for creating and monitoring their department budgets, including staffing in accordance with district guidelines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides leadership to move forward the goal of the Student Achievement Division as well as the Special Education Department towards the goal of improving student outcomes for all students in 27J

Establishes and communicates a philosophy that students with disabilities (SWD) are general education students first.

Establishes and communicates a philosophy of least restrictive environment for the purpose of ensuring due process and equal access for ALL students within the general education environment.

Leads and promotes high standards and expectations for students and staff for the purpose of promoting academic achievement for students with disabilities (SWD).
Provides positive, collaborative leadership and participates in collegial problem solving in a variety of situations, departments and schools, emphasizing teamwork for the purpose of supporting all district initiatives and promoting academic achievement for all students.

Monitor district special education practices (including charter schools) for the purpose of ensuring implementation of appropriate programing and services are accessible for SWD in accordance with Federal/State rules and regulations as well as district policies and department procedures.

Responds to issues involving staff, students, parents and/or community members in a timely manner for the purpose of mitigating any negative impact and/or liability issues

Facilitate discussions in all matters of dispute resolution (State Complaints, OCR Investigations, Due Process, etc.) for the purpose of identifying appropriate actions/resolutions that ensures adherence to compliance as well as positive outcomes for SWD.

Conduct on-going needs assessments, collect, analyze and summarize data regarding the achievement of SWD for the purpose of developing proposals, action plans, etc. to refine program design and/or instructional practices that would promote increased achievement results for SWD.

Leads the process for observing, evaluation, supervision and coaching for a variety of licensed and classified staff as appropriate/necessary

Supervise, develop, monitor, and manage all aspects of the annual budgets within the Special Education Department in accordance with Finance guidelines and timelines for the purpose of supporting a balanced budget and accountability of expenses including local, state, and federal funds, along with Medicaid.


Certifies that all state and federal special education annual IEP audits, post-school parent/student interviews and surveys as well as student data reports for the purpose of ensuring completion and submission within the CDE established timelines.

Represents District interests at meetings, internal and external, associated with areas of responsibilities, including representing district interested in legal matters related to special education.


Communicates across the organization and community regarding matters pertaining to the education and meeting the needs of students with disabilities.

Experience and Academic Preparation:

Required: Master's Degree or higher in an education related field

Required: Experience in leadership, change and systems development
A minimum of 5-years in a school or central office related leadership position
Experience working with multiple age/school levels preferred

Position Status: 

Full time

Compensation: 

Starting at $110,720 depending upon experience

How to Apply:

Application Procedure:

Apply online at www.workat27j.com. External applicants must upload a current resume and teaching license. Licensed employees currently contracted with SD27J, mark that you are a 27J employee on the application, upload a current resume and provide a maximum of 2 years previous work experience. Substitutes are considered External applicants.

All future correspondence regarding this position will be handled via the email address that you provide on your online application. Please regularly check both your In-Box and SPAM folder for these email messages.

Please note: All job postings in 27J Schools close at 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time
   
Notice of Non Discrimination: NOTICE LINK
Title IX District Compliance Officer: Jaime White 303-655-2900
   
In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, 27J Schools does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment.

Posting Date:

10/27/2020

Organization:

Cherry Creek Academy
6260 S Dayton St.
Englewood, CO 80111

Job Title:

Communications Director

Job Description:

Communications Director

Cherry Creek Academy (CCA) is an academically rigorous public charter school serving students from kindergarten through eighth grade. CCA utilizes the Core Knowledge© curriculum and values academic achievement, character development, and community service.
We are looking for an exceptional, self-driven and motivated individual to fulfill the role of Communications Director

Summary

The CCA Communications Director is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive and dynamic communications strategy for the school. The Director serves as the creative architect for internal and external communications, including website and mobile app implementation. The Director is responsible for capturing campus life -- and its stories -- through various media including print, digital, and video.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Communication/Content Generation
  • Develop external communication plans for the School to tell the CCA story through all media channels
  • Manage CCA’s external print and digital communications
  • Web content
  • Press releases and media pitches
  • Social media
  • Newsletters
  • Email blasts
  • Emergency messaging
  • Continually keep a finger on the pulse of what’s happening on campus--elementary and middle school-- and create media content
  • Oversee weekly teacher and staff newsletters
  • Serve as editor-in-chief of The Eagle, CCA’s weekly newsletter
  • Update and maintain school calendars
  • Create individual student awards and flyers for recognition ceremonies

Photography/Video

  • Manage and oversee all photography and photographers
  • ake photos at campus events

Website and Mobile App

  • Work CCA’s Executive Director and Board to maintain the vision and brand for the CCA website
  • Design web pages as needed
  • Regularly check website to ensure accuracy and relevancy

Support

  • Communicate job postings and manage tasks associated with the new recruitment of staff
  • Record all Committee and Board meeting minutes
  • Manage volunteer database and provide monthly analysis reports

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication or related field
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated experience preferably in the charter school arena
  • Experience in the design of web-based communications
  • Able to work collaboratively with others
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace, all social media platforms, and online content management system (e.g. School Messenger, Blackboard, Constant Contact, Hootsuite, etc.)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud a plus

Preferred: Experience in communications and/or marketing

Job Type: Full-Time

Annual Salary: $45,000 (subject to negotiation)

Position Status: 

Full-Time

Compensation: 

45,000 Annually

How to Apply:

Thank you for your interest in Cherry Creek Academy! If you would like to apply for this position, please submit your resume to careers@cherrycreekacademy.org.

Posting Date:

8/31/2020

Organization:

Cherry Creek Academy
6260 S Dayton Street
Englewood CO, 80111

Job Title:

Substitute Teacher

Job Description:

Cherry Creek Academy (CCA) is an academically rigorous public charter school serving students from kindergarten through eighth grade. CCA utilizes the Core Knowledge© curriculum and values academic achievement, character development, and community service.

We are looking to bolster our substitute calling list. We have many opportunities for substitutes in grades K-8 throughout the school year.

Position Status: 

Part Time

Compensation: 

$110/Day

How to Apply:

Hello,
   
Thank you for your interest in Cherry Creek Academy! If you would like to apply for this job, please email your resume to careers@cherrycreekacademy.org.
   
Thank you,
   
 Caitlin Leins

 

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