Elementary Teachers (x2 - K & 1st)- GSES

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Position Announcement

Glenwood Springs Elementary School - Primary Teachers


The Roaring Fork School District is seeking applications for dynamic, knowledgeable, innovative primary teachers (K/1) to ensure that every student develops the enduring knowledge, skills and character to thrive in a changing world. 


Glenwood Springs Elementary (GSES) serves a diverse and multilingual student population of 550 PreK- 5th grade students.  GSES is on an exciting journey as it became an EL Education School (formerly Expeditionary Learning) seven years ago.  Classroom teachers at GSES work closely and collaboratively with their team to develop and implement the EL Education model in their classrooms and throughout the school.  GSES seeks a positive and proactive individual who can get their hands dirty, work with teams and embrace our “We are Crew, not Passengers” motto.


Required Qualifications:

  • Colorado Teaching License (K-6)


Desired Qualifications:

  • Early Elementary teaching experience

  • Experience with Experiential Education, project-based learning, or other similar model.

  • Experience teaching a diverse population of students including English Language Learners.

  • Experience in adventure, outdoor, and/or environmental education settings.

  • Strong background in literacy and mathematics instruction.

  • Bilingual


For more information visit our website at http://gses.rfsd.k12.co.us and Expeditionary Learning Schools at elschoools.org.


Application Deadline:  Open until filled.  



Who We Are: We are a diverse PreK-5 school in the heart of  Glenwood Springs, Colorado.  

Our Mission: We  teach students to be stewards of their own learning and character development in a caring and supportive community everyday.


This Means: At GSES, students grapple with social and academic challenges through:

  • Creating a culture of acceptance and understanding,

  • Cultivating skills and knowledge on the path to mastery,

  • Engaging in adventurous, real-world learning,

  • Reflecting on personal character growth,

  • Exceeding expectations through high quality work, revision practices, and

  • Valuing the natural world.


Posted By

Roaring Fork School District

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,850 (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