JobID 5212 : Special Education Teacher - SSN/SED/Autism (#1830012)

Job | Posted 8 days ago

Turnberry Elementary School, a 27J School in Commerce City, CO, is currently seeking a Special Education Teacher to provide direct instructional inclusion and assessment services to students with various types of disabilities.   This is a full-time, or 1.0 FTE, position.


  • Provide direct instructional inclusion and assessment services to students with disabilities.
  • Work as a part of a teacher team in the development and direction of the program including supervision of paraprofessionals and coordination with related services staff and teachers within the elementary school.
  • Work with parents and agency personnel in coordinating needs for each student.

Required Qualifications:
  1. A valid Colorado Department of Education Teaching License - Special Education.
  2. Colorado Department of Education “Special Education Generalist” by CDE endorsement or qualifications to teach the posted subject area.
  3. The ability to handle many complex tasks simultaneously.
  4. The ability and interest to be part of a high-functioning team.. (Having respected and trusted colleagues, preferably as teammates, makes the demands of teaching  sustainable.)
  5. The ability and interest to learn continuously and to adapt to changing circumstances (student characteristics, curriculum, and so on).  
  6. A belief in empowering all children as owners of their learning.

Application Procedure:  Apply to  
External applicants: upload a current resume, a current teaching license and transcripts.
27J Current Contracted Teachers: mark that you are a current 27J employee on the application, upload a current resume and provide a maximum of 2 years previous work experience.  Substitutes are considered External applicants.
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All 27J postings close at 4:00 p.m. Mountain Time

Posted By

Brighton School District No. 27J

18551 EAST 160TH AVENUE, BRIGHTON, CO 80601-3295
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,412 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%



State Average: 415