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The Colorado Springs School, a PreK-12th grade school of approximately 300 students and 40 faculty, seeks applicants for postions to begin on July 1, 2016. Founded over fifty years ago, The Colorado Springs School offers a hands-on education with balanced concern for students’ academic, social, emotional, and physical growth. Through superior academics and mentoring, The Colorado Springs School prepares students to think independently and to meet the challenges of a dynamic world with leadership, ingenuity, problem-solving skills, and personal integrity.

CSS prides itself on high student engagement, and its teachers are known for their ability to bring learning to life with project-based units, real-world connections, and student-centered classrooms. In addition to teaching, faculty members are expected to serve as class and club sponsors, student advisors, PLC contributors, and seminar leaders in our fast-paced, active, school community.

The school is situated on one campus. Children’s School teachers (PreK-5) work in self-contained classrooms of approximately 16 students each and are responsible for creating a community of learners in which children develop the skills of self-advocacy and resilience while demonstrating empathy and compassion for others. Classroom teachers plan, implement, and assess outdoor education experiences, language arts, math, science and social studies curricula and work in collaboration with specialists in physical education, drama, Spanish, music, and art. They utilize technology to develop integrated units of inquiry. Classroom teachers also serve as important resources for parents, helping them understand the school’s educational philosophy and children’s developmental needs.

Open Positions

Part-time Admission Assistant

Posting Date: February 8, 2017
School: The Colorado Springs School
Position: Part-time Admission Assistant
Description: The ideal candidate should be able to cultivate relationships, enjoy working with a team, have a nurturing personality and be passionate about education.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating the day-to-day operations of the office
  • Organizing and maintaining files and records
  • Planning and scheduling meetings and appointments
  • Managing projects and conducting research
  • Preparing and editing correspondence, reports, and presentations
  • Providing quality customer service
  • Working in a professional environment
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality standards for highly confidential information
  • Communicate the story and value of CSS to prospective families
  • Support current families through the re-enrollment process
  • Database management
  • Develop and maintain forms and flyers
  • Communicate on behalf of the Admission department to other departments and faculty
  • Event planning and execution
  • Support families throughout the Admission application and enrollment processes
  • Administer Assessments
  • Coordinate parent volunteers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Admission, Customer Service or Sales related experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication and relationship skills
  • Systems management – working across multiple platforms
  • Able to manage projects
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Special projects management
  • Interdepartmental synchronization – coordinate within systems and departments

Salary: Hourly  
Benefits: Flexible scheduling. Benefits such as medical and tuition remission does not extend to this position. 
How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter: mbeltrami@css.org
Contact: Maggie Beltrami, mbeltrami@css.org

Spanish Teacher

Posting Date: November 23, 2016
School: The Colorado Springs School
Position: Spanish Teacher
Description: The Colorado Springs School is looking for a highly-qualified Spanish teacher who will:

  • Be able to teach a wide range of ages and ability levels ranging from upper elementary through high school level Spanish classes, up to Spanish 5 and AP Spanish.
  • Serve as a class and/or club sponsor.
  • Serve as a student advisor.
  • Design and lead experiential education seminars.

Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Competitive
Qualifications Requirements: Fluency in Spanish. Bachelor’s degree in Education, Spanish, or Linguistics.  A graduate degree and a track record of successful teaching in the middle school setting are preferred. CSS teachers have a firm understanding of academic, social, and emotional development in addition to an innovative mindset with strong skills in communication, collaboration, project-based learning, and technology.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of personal teaching philosophy to: egaylord@css.org

High School Math Teacher

Posting Date: November 2016
School: The Colorado Springs School
Position: High School Math Teacher
Description: The Colorado Springs School is looking for a qualified math teacher who will:

  • Be able to teach a wide range of high school level mathematics courses ranging from Algebra 1 through AP Calculus BC.
  • Serve as a class and/or club sponsor
  • Serve as a student advisor
  • Design and lead experiential education seminars

Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Competitive
Qualifications Requirements: a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Physics.  A graduate degree and a track record of successful teaching at the AP level in a high school setting are preferred. CSS teachers have a firm understanding of academic, social, and emotional development in addition to an innovative mindset with strong skills in communication, collaboration, project-based learning, and technology.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of personal teaching philosophy to: egaylord@css.org 

Private Tutor

Posting Date: Fall 2016
School: The Colorado Springs School
Position: Private Tutor
Description: The Colorado Springs School is looking for experienced Privately Contracted Tutors who will work collaboratively with families, classroom teachers, and the Learning Specialist to support individual students in a variety of subjects and levels (PreK-5, 6-8, 9-12).

Qualified tutors will work with students on campus during the school day.  Tutors usually work with students 2-5 days per week, depending on the need.

Salary: Negotiated with families

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Tutoring experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to remediate student deficits and not merely help with homework
  • Specialties in math, dyslexia, executive functioning, science, Spanish, and French highly desireable
  • Willingness to pay for a background check ($30) and to purchase tutor liability insurance (Educator Protect is the company most of our tutors use)

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to Lisa Hughes, Learning Specialist.
Contact: lhughes@css.org

Faculty

While CSS has minimal faculty and staff turnover, we are always interested in the reviewing the qualifications and experience, of enthusiastic teachers for PreKindergarten through 12th grade. If you are interested in being part of a faculty that engages students through active, hands-on learning and individual attention, please email your resume and references as PDF documents to our human resources department.

Email your resume and references as PDF documents to our HR department.

The Colorado Springs School is an equal opportunity employer.

 
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