K-8 Art Teacher
Start Date: August 3, 2022, for the 2022-2023 School Year
Position Type: Full-time, 166 days per year
Salary: Pay for this position is determined by the 166-day Teacher Salary Schedule and based on education and experience. Starting salary range $35,576 - $53,364
Benefits Include: Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, PERA retirement, paid time off, as well as other optional benefit elections. Preschool options available for employees with children. Paid Parental Leave. Longevity and professional development incentives. College reimbursements for staff attending college courses.
- Bachelor Degree or higher
- Current Colorado Teaching License, Art endorsement required or eligible to apply
- Must have current/valid Colorado Driver License
- Familiarity with basic art concepts
- Ability to employ a variety of instructional techniques and strategies
- Promote learning skills of critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity
- Must be well organized
- Ability to work with students who have a wide range of ages and abilities
- Student emphasis on student self-direction, responsibility and contribution to the community
- Emphasis on making learning relevant and engaging for students
- Mix Multiple Intelligence Theory, Multi-age Classrooms, and Project-based Learning to nurture and support whole child development
- Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work with classroom teachers to facilitate/coordinate scheduling of classes and conferences with parents
- Ability to work cooperatively in a school atmosphere with staff members, students and the public
- Interest in or knowledge of Multiple Intelligences, Multi-Age Classroom, and Choice Theory
- Ability to facilitate the student project process and/or Studio Habits of Mind Format
- Ability to work in collaborative environment
- Ability to demonstrate a strong rapport with students, parents and the community
- Exemplary classroom management skills
- Resiliency and flexibility in the face of change
- Support for mission and goals of the District in developing compassionate, responsible, independent and productive citizens is critical
- Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
- Must pass pre-employment physical
- Ability to read, write and speak in order to comply with directions and instructions to complete tasks and establish priorities
- Possess skills to be able to utilize basic technology as directed by the District to communicate and function effectively.
Teachers are held to high expectations for their performance to ensure success of the individual and the District in serving students and the community. Teachers are held to the District’s Licensed Personnel Performance Evaluation System that consists of the State’s Quality Standards, elements, and performance indicators which point to fulfillment of the teaching responsibility. A teacher’s demonstrated effectiveness is based on the following standards:
Quality Standard I: Teachers demonstrate mastery of and pedagogical expertise in the content they teach.
Quality Standard II: Teachers establish a safe, inclusive and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students.
Quality Standard III: Teachers plan and deliver effective instruction and create an environment that facilitates learning for their students.
Quality Standard IV: Teachers demonstrate professionalism through ethical conduct, reflection, and leadership.
A district application must be completed online at https://www.applitrack.com/canon/onlineapp/default.aspx
Screening will begin: Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Open until filled.
Applications must be complete and submitted to be considered.
Inquiries may be made to Jamie Davis, Director of Human Resources, 101 North 14th Street, Cañon City, CO, 81212, 719-276-5700.
Nondiscrimination/Equal OpportunityIn compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, School District Fremont RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates.
Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. Complaints may be filed verbally, in writing or anonymously. If you wish to file a complaint using the district complaint form, please submit to: Ms. Jamie Davis, Director of Human Resources, Title IX, Section 504, and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 101 North 14th Street, Cañon City, Colorado 81212 – Telephone: (719)276-5700, Email: email@example.com