Spanish Teacher - Elementary/Middle School (contingent upon an opening)
This is a full time teaching position contingent upon an opening.
Peak to Peak Charter School is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries: Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html
SUMMARY The Teacher of the Secondary program is a subject-area specialist responsible for educating each student in his or her charge and for working with students, parents, other teachers and staff toward achieving the goals set forth in the Peak to Peak Mission
All employees and volunteers at Peak to Peak work together to fulfill the Peak to Peak mission statement. Our instructional and non-instructional staff inspire learning every day. We are many people from different backgrounds and experiences. Values we hold high are: trustworthiness, diligence, open communication, fairness, equity, and justice, and we expect to see them evidenced in our staff, parents, and students. When we join together, our professional team shines bright and pushes the bounds of what’s possible. We believe that all students can learn and grow to their fullest potential. We are dedicated, caring, and concerned about the social, emotional, and academic prosperity of the whole child. We pride ourselves on being a collaborative, curious, and creative group. Together, we are committed to cultivating a growth mindset in ourselves and our students, celebrating the power of vulnerability in the pursuit of development.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for conducting an organized and professional classroom: Teaches subject area according to curriculum guidelines specified by Peak to Peak. Further develops a high-level, challenging curriculum in subject area. Maintains ongoing curriculum evaluation and development to meet the needs of students. Collaborates with other faculty in delivery of appropriate instructional approaches, working to serve the various learning styles and needs of Peak to Peak students. Implements curriculum and instruction in a manner consistent with Peak to Peak’s Mission Statement, including understanding, modeling and fostering independent thinking skills, creative problem solving and abstract reasoning. Shows empathy and understanding of students. Shares ideas and observations with students and parents.
Develops with parents and students a cooperative partnership based on mutual respect and objectivity: Assesses student performance frequently and objectively, Facilitates resolution of problems that might arise with students and parents, Holds parent/student/teacher conferences in a manner consistent with Peak to Peak’s Community Handbook, and Encourages parents to be contributors to the classrooms as volunteers.
Continues intellectual and professional development in primary academic discipline.
May provide leadership to select extracurricular school activities, act as the teacher liaison to select committees, and/or participate in the open enrollment process.
Follows policies established by Peak to Peak Board of Directors, Boulder Valley School District, and Colorado State mandated school guidelines, except where Peak to Peak has received waivers.
Other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
REPORTING STRUCTURE The Middle School teacher reports directly to the Middle School Principal and the High School Teacher reports directly to the High School Principal.