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High School Extended Guest Teacher (January-April 2021)

Atlas Preparatory School Colorado Springs, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Who We Are

Atlas prepares and empowers all students for success on their post-graduate paths through educational excellence, character development, and community engagement.

  • Atlas students are outpacing national average growth across all grade levels
  • Atlas student proficiency has surpassed the district and state
  • Atlas provides family-centered support services that consistently lead to over 90% participation in our parent advisor conferences
  • Atlas teachers engage in ongoing professional development targeted towards instructional best practices and academic data analysis

Who We Serve

  • Tuition free and open enrollment public schools serving 1,100 students in K-2nd and 5th-12th grades
  • 92% Socioeconomically Disadvantaged
  • 78% Hispanic, 12% African American, 9% White, and 1% Asian
  • 56% English Language Learners

Who You Are

  • Committed to creating a rigorous, nurturing, and joyful educational experience.
  • Are 100% dedicated to educational equity.
  • Have the highest commitment to improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration, best practices, and regular assessment.
  • Take ownership for the academic results of their students.
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Demonstrate evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player.
  • Speak Spanish or have experience working with bilingual students (preferred).
  • Have urban teaching experience (preferred).
  • Has a growth mindset and used feedback as a way to improve practice.

What You'll Do

  • Embody mission and vision of school.
  • Execute rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum in mathematics to 11th and 12th grade students.
  • Teach, support, and enhance school-wide systems and expectations at all times with all children.
  • Create and maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the developmental level and interest of the students.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and actively participate in professional development and learning opportunities.
  • Actively engage with families to understand their backgrounds and experiences in order to support an equitable and inclusive school environment.
  • Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues.
  • Participate in additional activities including field trips, academic support sessions, community building events, and other required programs as needed throughout the year to best serve our children and community.

Compensation

  • $150 per contracted day for 12-14 weeks.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits. Plan options include PPO or High Deductible Plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA).
  • Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program, including a PERA 401k contribution option.
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical or Child Care)
  • Regular staff get togethers and celebrations.

Start Date

  • An exceptional candidate will begin January 4, 2021.

 

 

 

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Atlas Preparatory School

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Colorado Springs, CO
80916 USA