Elementary Teacher (Grades 1-2) - CCS

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Carbondale Community School is a district charter school managed by Compass for Lifelong Discovery.
For consideration, applicants MUST instead submit a resume and cover letter to:
Sam Richings-Germain, Principal - srichings@discovercompass.org 

CCS First and Second Grade Learning Center Teacher
 
Carbondale Community School is a district charter school managed by Compass for Lifelong Discovery.
With 135 students, Carbondale Community School  (CCS) provides a balanced, integrated educational experience that incorporates strong academic skills woven into project-based learning opportunities. 
 
At CCS, our highly qualified staff work in tandem with students, families, and our community to maintain strong traditions, a healthy social, emotional, and physical learning environment with high educational standards, and a focus on the four guiding points of our school’s compass:
Social Justice: Teaching and modeling social responsibility, respect, tolerance, diversity, service, caring, compassion, integrity, equity and peace.
Community: Building a strong sense of community through our traditions and parental, student, teacher and community involvement and volunteerism.
Responsibility: Embracing individuality, personal responsibility and accountability.
Lifelong Learning: Pursuing a progressive, child-centered approach to creative, self-directed, meaningful learning.

Required Qualifications:
Current Colorado Teaching License with Elementary endorsement
 
Desired Qualifications:
Experience teaching in an elementary classroom 
Committed to leading high quality, multi-age learning experiences independently, with colleagues, and with community partners
Proficient at creating a positive, cooperative classroom culture through high expectations, consistent routines, and a focus on restorative practices, social-emotional development, and service leadership
Accomplished at planning and delivering engaging, research-based literacy and math instruction
Expert at planning and delivering rigorous, integrated, project and standards-based instruction 
Focused on building a body of evidence to adjust teaching and learning and to effectively support, prepare, and inspire individual students
Adaptable and capable of implementing research-based interventions in response to individual needs
Skilled at using portfolios, frequent formal and informal assessments, and delivering timely growth-minded written and verbal feedback
Experience planning and guiding multi-day outdoor education trips and comfortable camping in all types of weather with elementary-age students; Wilderness First Aid and CPR certified
Strong desire to be a part of positive, student-focused, and community-minded team
Excellent organization, communication and problem-solving skills
Willingness to lead innovative improvement efforts and to grow professionally and personally
Bilingual (Spanish and English), preferred
Certified to drive a Type A School Bus (Mini-Bus) or willing to obtain certification

**CCS staff are employed by Compass for Lifelong Discovery. Compensation is based on experience.
***Do not use the online application for this position.  
Submit resume and cover letter to: Sam Richings-Germain, Principal  srichings@discovercompass.org 

 

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Roaring Fork School District

1405 GRAND AVENUE, GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO 81601
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,850 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

27%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.76

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

687

State Average: 415