Lower School teachers (PreK-5) work in self-contained classrooms of typically 20 students each. Lower School teachers focus on three core academic areas: mathematics, language arts, and social studies. Physical education, Spanish language, science, music, art and computer technology are taught by specialists. Collaboration and communication between homeroom and specialist teachers is a high value in the Lower School.
There are two positions available for the 2019-2020 academic year, one as a 2nd grade teacher and one as a 3rd grade teacher.
We are seeking an educator who is passionate about teaching students. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of classroom experience, including a strong background and/or interest in mathematics instruction and demonstrated experience and facility with technology integration, curriculum development, and working collaboratively with a team. Preferred candidates will have experience teaching in one or more of these programs: Investigations, Advanced Orton Gillingham, or Reader’s/Writer’s Workshop. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills with parents and colleagues, add strength to the school community, and show evidence of continuing professional development. A Master’s degree in elementary education or a related field and a teaching credential is preferred.
Applicants are also invited to visit the CA website (www.coloradoacademy.org) to learn more about the school and its program.
Colorado Academy does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, military service, or other protected status.
Additional Salary Information: CA offers an excellent compensation package, wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, and an environment notable for its dedicated teaching professionals and supportive administrators.
About Colorado Academy
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.