Start Date: Immediately or when mutually agreed upon for the 2021-2022 school year
Position Type: Half-time, Mornings, Remainder of the school calendar year, 1-Year INR position to support class size reduction
Location: Harrison K-8 School
Salary: Pay for this position is determined by the 166-day Teacher Salary Schedule and based on education and experience. Starting salary range is $17,788 – $26,682
Benefits Include: Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, PERA retirement, paid time off, as well as other optional benefit elections. Longevity and professional development incentives. College reimbursements for staff attending college courses.
QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS:
- Bachelor Degree or higher
- Valid Colorado Teaching License, Elementary Education endorsement OR Early Childhood
- Strong knowledge of literacy development, instructional programs and practices, and assessment
- Ability to employ a variety of instructional techniques and strategies
- Desire to incorporate hands-on learning approach with traditional curriculum
- Promote learning skills of critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity
- Ability to create a positive learning environment for elementary-aged children
- Strong organizational skills and ability to maintain accurate records
- Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work with classroom teachers to facilitate/coordinate scheduling of classes and conferences with parents
- Ability to lift 50 lbs.
- Must pass pre-employment physical
- Ability to provide assessments and intervention for students with identified literacy concerns
- Preferred experience with DIBELS assessment and progress monitoring
- Preferred experience with Aims Web and Alpine Achievement
- Familiarity with CBLA (Colorado Basic Literacy Act) and its impact on adolescent learners
- Ability to work cooperatively in a school atmosphere with staff members, students and the public
- Ability to work in collaborative environment
- Knowledge of student developmental stages
- Ability to communicate with multiple publics
- Resiliency and flexibility in the face of change
- Ability to read, write and speak the English language and comply with directions and instructions to complete task and establish priorities.
- Possess skills to be able to utilize basic technology as directed by the District to communicate and function effectively as a 21st century employee.
Teachers are held to high expectations for their performance to ensure success of the individual and the District in serving students and the community. Teachers are held to the District’s Licensed Personnel Performance Evaluation System that consists of the State’s Quality Standards, elements, and performance indicators which point to fulfillment of the teaching responsibility. A teacher’s demonstrated effectiveness is based on the following standards:
Quality Standard I: Teachers demonstrate mastery of and pedagogical expertise in the content they teach.
Quality Standard II: Teachers establish a safe, inclusive and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students.
Quality Standard III: Teachers plan and deliver effective instruction and create an environment that facilitates learning for their students
Quality Standard IV: Teachers demonstrate professionalism through ethical conduct, reflection, and leadership.
A district application must be completed online at https://www.applitrack.com/canon/onlineapp/default.aspx
Anticipated Timeline for Hiring:
Wednesday, October 6, 2021: Screening of applications
Open until filled. Applications must be complete and submitted to be considered.
Inquiries may be made to Jamie Davis, Director of Human Resources, 101 North 14th Street, Cañon City, CO, 81212, 719-276-5700.
In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, School District Fremont RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates.
Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. Complaints may be filed verbally, in writing or anonymously. If you wish to file a complaint using the district complaint form, please submit to: Ms. Jamie Davis, Director of Human Resources, Title IX, Section 504, and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 101 North 14th Street, Cañon City, Colorado 81212 – Telephone: (719)276-5700,Email:email@example.com