Be part of a team focused on cultivating excellence in academic achievement, character and leadership development, and community strength and service. Through internationally acclaimed academics and the nation’s first integrated Pre-K through 8th grade leadership and entrepreneurial development program, Aspen Academy students are empowered to lead purposeful and extraordinary lives. Small classes are led by exceptional, award-winning faculty who provide a foundation of rich academics and a personalized approach to instruction.
Responsibilities and Qualifications:
We are seeking an educator who is passionate about teaching. The ideal candidate will have 1-5 years of lower school and/or middle school classroom experience. We are seeking candidates with a background elementary and/or middle school instruction, experience and facility with technology integration, and working collaboratively with a team. There is little to no planning responsibility in this role. This position will be responsible for administrative projects when not subbing. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills with parents and colleagues, add strength to the school community, and show evidence of continuing professional development. A four-year degree is required. A postgraduate degree in education or a related field and a teaching credential is preferred.
The physical demands described here 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.
Ability to work full-time.
Ability to work in person/in the school building.
Ability to speak for long periods of time.
Regularly required to stand; walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; occasionally life up to 50 pounds.
Additional Information relevant to the 20-21 academic year:
Monday through Friday (Friday is ½ day for students) schedule.
Aspen Academy is currently operating with face-to-face instruction with COVID-19 precautions in place.
Every grade has a small number of virtual students participating in synchronous learning.
We are committed to doing school differently and better. This means developing an inclusive and accepting community where adults feel empowered to design learning experiences for students that deepen their learning, engaging their emotions as well as their intellects. If you are a leader who is committed to the ideals of progressive education, and inspired by this description of our community, we encourage you to apply for this position at our school.
Aspen Academy offers an excellent compensation package, wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, and a talented and dedicated staff of teaching professionals and supportive administrators. This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include but are not limited to: health, dental and vision insurance, STD/LTD, tuition remission, paid time off.
Applicants are also invited to visit Aspen Academy’s website (www.aspenacademy.org) to learn more about the school and its program.
To apply: Complete your application today at https://www.aspenacademy.org/about/careers.
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