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 Spanish faculty position to teach grades 3, 4, and 5. This position reports directly to the Lower School Principal effective August 2023. The primary role of this position is to create a classroom that promotes learning and personal growth. The Spanish teacher motivates students to develop the necessary skills for language acquisition and provides rich instructional experiences as a foundation for the introduction of the Spanish language and the culture of Spanish speaking countries.
Plan daily academic, differentiated lessons and implement specific strategies to meet the language acquisition needs of all students
Teach Spanish to multiple grade levels in a way that matches the individual needs of students
Relate to students in an age-appropriate manner
Create a positive learning environment following the Responsive Classroom approach
Establishes effective communication with families and students
Work collaboratively with colleagues
Participate in curriculum development Pre-K – 5th Grades
Support Lower School programs
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
Perform other assigned duties (recess, car line, etc.)
Engage in ACTFL as a professional organization for research and networking
Elementary teacher certification
Bachelor’s Degree in teaching World Languages (Master’s preferred)
Classroom experience (minimum 3 years)
Fluent written and spoken Spanish
Effective and supportive communication skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Technology literacy skills
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.
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.