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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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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:

12/14/2018

Organization:

Auraria Early Learning Center
950 9th Street Park
Denver, CO 80204

Job Title:

Substitute ECT Teacher

Job Description:

Auraria, one of the most beautiful urban college campuses in the nation, provides exciting opportunities for career development, unique challenges and job satisfaction. Conveniently located in lower downtown Denver, the Auraria campus offers an environment which promotes teamwork, creative thinking and the opportunity to excel. As an added bonus, Auraria employees enjoy an excellent benefits package which includes paid vacation, and outstanding retirement plan. So, if you're interested in a great job working alongside great people, this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for.

Description of Job **THIS POSITION IS NON-CLASSIFIED** ECT Qualified Teachers (Denver)
Compensation: $15.50/hour
Employment type: Full-Time, must be able to work 40 hours per week.
Appointment to this temporary position may last up until 9-months (depending on business need). We are open M-F 7am-6pm.

Auraria Early Learning Center located on the Auraria Campus is hiring for ECT Qualified Teachers! The position requires you to work with children from 12 months to 6 years old and help Lead Teachers in the classrooms with various tasks. AELC holds a Colorado Shines 5 Star Quality Rating and provides a fun and friendly atmosphere!

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

All Applicants Must Meet One of the Following Conditions for Consideration:
You must be Early Childhood Teacher Qualified (ECT) with the new Division of Childcare rules (formerly group leader).

Supplemental Information This position is non-classified. Non-classified employees are those employees not within the state personnel system and are overseen by their respective state agencies or institutions of higher education. These employees are not subject to the rules established by the State Personnel Director or State Personnel Board; instead, each agency or institution is responsible for establishing policies related to the terms and conditions of nonclassified employment.

Salary & Benefits: Salary is $15.50 per hour.

Application: Please send a resume and unofficial transcripts with your ECE classes, ECT certificate, or Level 3 Certificate from PDIS. Auraria Higher Education Center Human Resources Office ATTN: ELC Denver, CO 80217-3361 OR E-mail your application materials to jobs@ahec.edu or fax to (303) 556-2448. A background investigation is required for all positions at Auraria. A complete job description can be obtained by calling 303-556-3384. For a complete listing of employment opportunities at AHEC, log on to the Human Resources Website at www.ahec.edu/hr.

Note: The Colorado Open Records Act (C.R.S. 24-72-204) requires that an applicant make a written request at the time of application that the application be kept confidential. Applications without such a request for confidentiality are open record and must be disclosed upon request. THE AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Agency State of Colorado Address See the full announcement by clicking the "Printer" icon located above the job title Location varies by announcement, Colorado, -- Website http://www.colorado.gov/jobs 

Position Status: 

Full time and temporary

Compensation: 

$15.50 per hour.

How to Apply:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/2190192/substitute-ect-teacher?keywords=ahec&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs  Please submit transcripts or ECT certificate.

Posting Date:

12/14/2018

Organization:

Auraria Early Learning Center
950 9th Street Park
Denver, CO 80204

Job Title:

2-3 Year Old Supervising Toddler Teacher

Job Description:

Auraria, one of the most beautiful urban higher education campuses in the nation, provides exciting opportunities for career development, unique challenges and job satisfaction. Conveniently located in lower downtown Denver, the Auraria campus offers an environment which promotes teamwork, creative thinking and the opportunity to excel. As an added bonus, Auraria employees enjoy an excellent benefits package which includes paid vacation, and outstanding retirement plan. So, if you're interested in a great job working alongside great people, this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for.

Description of Job **THIS POSITION IS NON-CLASSIFIED**
This position is located at the Auraria Campus Early Learning Center and provides year-round, high quality child care for the Auraria Campus. The responsibilities of this position include supervising and guiding the children's development; interacting with children and parents; maintaining a positive classroom environment; planning and organizing classroom activities; coordinating and managing the classroom teaching team; working cooperatively with staff members, and supervising and assisting in the training of hourly staff and Assisting Teachers. This position is required to work M-F 7am-4pm.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, Family and Child Development or Child Psychology. Or ECT Qualified by the State of Colorado or Level 3 PDIS Certificate. AND Two (2) years of professional experience working with children in a licensed child care center.
SUBSTITUTIONS: Recognition as "Director Qualified" by the Division of Child Care, Colorado Department of Human Services may be substituted for the bachelor degree minimum qualification OR Level 4 Certificate in PDIS. OR Bachelor's degree which included 3 college credits in Early Childhood Education AND 3 college credits in Introductions to Early Childhood Education or Guidance Strategies may substitute for a bachelor's degree in a field different than those listed as a minimum qualification.
NOTE: No substitution exists for the required two (2) years of professional experience working with children in a licensed child care center.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the aforementioned qualifications, the following qualifications are preferred and preference will be given to candidates possessing these qualifications)
Demonstrated success at supervising and guiding children's development.
Demonstrated competence in classroom management to include guiding behavior in a positive manner and ensuring that all child interaction occurs in a safe and healthy environment.
Demonstrated competence in planning and preparing for the instruction of children.
To include skill at planning and organizing classroom activities; preparing goals and objectives for the program, assessing individual children's needs, interests and abilities.
Demonstrated initiative and success driving one's own professional growth and development.

Supplemental Information
This position is non-classified. Non-classified employees are those employees not within the state personnel system and are overseen by their respective state agencies or institutions of higher education. These employees are not subject to the rules established by the State Personnel Director or State Personnel Board; instead, each agency or institution is responsible for establishing policies related to the terms and conditions of non-classified employment.

Salary & Benefits: Salary is $2522.00 per month (30,264.00 annually) with a comprehensive benefit package that includes 21 vacation and 15 sick days per year; medical and dental plans; life, disability and PERA retirement benefits.

Application: To apply, submit a letter of application relating your experience to the required qualifications, the title of the job for which you are applying, a resume, college transcript(s), and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to:
Auraria Higher Education Center Human Resources Office
ATTN: Position #4102
Denver, CO 80217-3361 OR E-mail your application materials to jobs@ahec.edu or fax to (303) 556-2448.

A background investigation is required for all positions at Auraria. A complete job description can be obtained by calling 303-556-3384. For a complete listing of employment opportunities at AHEC, log on to the Human Resources Website at www.ahec.edu/hr.

Note: The Colorado Open Records Act (C.R.S. 24-72-204) requires that an applicant make a written request at the time of application that the application be kept confidential. Applications without such a request for confidentiality are open record and must be disclosed upon request.

ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Adam Roybal by phone (303.556.6465) or adam.roybal@ahec.edu at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date. THE AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Agency State of Colorado Address See the full announcement by clicking the "Printer" icon located above the job title Location varies by announcement, Colorado, -- Website http://www.colorado.gov/jobs 

Position Status: 

Full Time

Compensation: 

Salary

How to Apply:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/2259117/toddler-lead-teacher-2-3-year-old-ahec-4102?keywords=ahec&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs  Please attach transcripts and ECT certificate.

Posting Date:

12/14/2018

Organization:

Compass Academy
2285 S. Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80219

Job Title:

Middle School Science Teacher

Job Description:

Position Overview

Compass Academy is seeking a Middle School Science 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.

Position Status: 

Full Time

Compensation: 

Salary

How to Apply:

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 will be adding one grade level per year to ultimately serve 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.

Posting Date:

12/14/2018

Organization:

YMCA of Metro Denver - Early Childhood
2625 S. Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80222

Job Title:

Early Childhood Teachers and Assistant Teachers

Job Description:

We are looking to fill both Part time and Full time positions in our Early Childhood Education Center Apply Online https://www.denverymca.org/employment Lead teachers begin at $17.00 per hour.

Position Status: 

Full Time

Compensation: 

$17+

How to Apply:

https://www.denverymca.org/employment

Posting Date:

12/11/2018

Organization:

Cherry Creek High School
9300 E. Union Avenue
Greenwood Village, CO 80118

Job Title:

Science Teacher - Honors Physical Science & College Prep Chemistry

Job Description:

The science teacher will perform effective teaching methods to ensure student success and promote and exemplary educational program, which fosters achievement for all students. The science teacher will develop and promote good relations among community and school clientele.

Position Status: 

Full Time, Semester 2 Only

Compensation: 

Salary dependent on education and years of experience

How to Apply:

https://applyto.cherrycreekschools.org/workspace/wSpace.exe?Action=wsJobsMain&JobPosting=E18873

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