Teacher Middle School Math/Science

Job | Posted 12 days ago


Job Title: Teacher Middle School Math/Science
Job Family: Licensed 
Department: School
Typical Work Year: 1472 Hours
FLSA Status: Exempt 
Pay Range: T Salary Schedule
Prepared Date: February 26, 2020

SUMMARY: Responsible for instructing secondary level students in appropriate subject areas in coordination with current curriculum and within the framework of District and state content standards. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • Bachelor’s degree with proper teaching licensure program required. 

  • Valid Colorado teaching license with appropriate endorsements required. 

  • Experience instructing students in a classroom setting, teaching math in a Standard Based environment with record keeping, grading, assessing and reporting preferred. 

  • CPR and First Aid certifications encouraged. 

  • Administer, edit, proofread, and grade students’ assignments and assessments.

  • Participate in professional growth opportunities.

  • English language skills. 

  • Math and accounting skills. 


  • Instruct students in large, small, and one-on-one situations.

  • Collaborate with teachers, support personnel, administrators, and colleagues to enhance instruction and improve student outcomes. 

  • Collaborate with colleagues in team and building-based meetings and discussions. 

  • Participate in department, team, building, and district meetings and discussions.

  • Oral and written communication skills, bilingual oral and written communication skills preferred. 

  • Ability to work supportively with other teachers, staff, and administrators to provide an effective learning environment. 

  • Ability to communicate with students, parents/guardians, staff, and community members. 

  • Ability to be a part of and work with a team. 

  • Ability to maintain honesty and integrity in all aspects of the job. 

  • Ability and willingness to adhere to attendance requirements, including regular and punctual employee presence. 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job. 

  • Ability and willingness to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies, and building and department procedures. 

  • Ability to communicate, interact, and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds. 

  • Criminal background check required for hire. 


  • Develop, plan, prepare, and implement: 

  • Course content, format, structure, and schedule.

  • individualized programs of instruction for students.

  • Classroom materials and curriculum. 

  • Lesson plans and learning activities. 

  • Design assessment tasks that allow students to demonstrate understanding in a variety of ways and use the data to give meaningful feedback and modify instruction. 

  • Monitor student growth and progress, adapt support as needed, and maintain documentation pertinent to academic, social, and emotional progress and needs of students.

  • Support all Garfield County School District 16 policies, procedures, and expectations.

  • Interpersonal relations skills. 

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills. 

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities. 

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.

  • Operating knowledge of and experience with typical educational/instructional technology equipment and programs. 


    • Create a classroom environment which maximizes instructional opportunity, supervise the behavior and well-being of students in the classroom and all educational settings, and administer discipline when appropriate. 

    • Communicate students’ progress, and needs with parents/guardians and other staff as needed.

    • Demonstrate a commitment to: 

    • Understand, appreciate, and make accommodations for student diversity. 

    • Include and engage families in the student’s education. 

    • Provide personal and professional excellence. 

  • Participate in student and/or family conferences and other meetings. 

  • Participate in social, cultural, interscholastic, and extracurricular activities.

  • Report suspected child abuse or neglect as required by law. 

  • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment, and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator. 

  • The physical demands, work environment factors and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


    • Bachelor’s degree with proper teaching licensure program required. 

    • Valid Colorado teaching license with appropriate endorsements required. 

    Reports to: Principal 

    Direct Reports:  Responsible for supervising the behavior and well-being of students in the classroom, getting on and off the bus, at recess, lunch, and to and from classes. 

    BUDGET AND/OR RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITY: Assist with planning and monitoring classroom/department budget.

    Certified positions require a Colorado certificate or license. Salary is based upon experience and education.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  Garfield County School District No. 16 will no longer be accepting paper applications. Please submit your application online at http://www.garfield16.org/ using the AppliTrack link.

    Garfield County School District No. 16 is an equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, (which includes transgender), religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, disability, or conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.



    Posted By

    Garfield County School District 16

    0460 STONE QUARRY ROAD, PARACHUTE, CO 81635-0068
    Compare with State

    Amount per Student

    $13,965 (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