The pay range for the position is $60,000 - $80,000. Colorado Academy reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any discrepancies that may exist do not relate to sex. The Academy offers an excellent compensation package, wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, and an environment notable for its dedicated teaching professionals and supportive administrators. Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance benefit programs are available, as is a 403(b) retirement plan. Eligibility for all benefit programs is defined by the applicable plan document.
Applicants are invited to visit the Colorado Academy website (www.coloradoacademy.org) to learn more about the program and the school.
Colorado Academy does not discriminate or allow unlawful harassment in any of its programs, procedures or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, political affiliation, race, religion or creed, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, marital status or other protected classifications defined by applicable law. The policy applies in all aspects of employment with the Academy.
4 Year Degree
CA seeks a Full-Time Kindergarten Faculty position which reports to the Lower School Principal effective August 2023. A part-time teaching assistant supports this position in the classroom.
Relate to students in an age-appropriate manner while creating a safe, supportive, mutually respectful classroom community which values the distinct contributions, background, and abilities of each child
Work collaboratively with colleagues to develop, plan, and implement literacy support instructional plans
Provide exceptional academic instruction focused on meeting the needs of diverse learners consistent with current evidence-based educational practices
Work with students individually and in small group instruction to inspire and help children develop to their full potential
Maintain records on students for the purpose of directing further instruction, evaluating and reporting students' progress
Make recommendations regarding student evaluations and progress to determine continuation in the literacy support program
Communicate students' progress to classroom teachers and parents.
Assist in scheduling and administering tests to determine qualifying candidates for the literacy support program.
Attend faculty and staff meetings and professional day opportunities
Support rules of conduct and discipline and suitable learning environment in the classroom and during recess
Participate in Admission team work
All CA teachers are expected to carry out the mission of CA, "Creating Curious, Kind, Courageous, and Adventurous Learners and Leaders," and to support the vision of the Lower School.
Teaching experience, preferably at least 3 years, and preferably in early childhood
Effective and supportive communication skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Flexibility, and the ability to manage multiple and ongoing tasks
Ability to interpret and communicate assessment and evaluation results
Colorado Academy is a coed, independent, Pre-K -12, country day school located on 95 acres in SW Denver. Founded in 1906, we offer a college prep, liberal arts and sciences curriculum for our 965 students. The school emphasizes 21st century skills. Visit www.coloradoacademy.org to learn more.