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The Colorado Springs School, a PreK-12th-grade school of approximately 300 students and 55 faculty/staff. 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

Theatre Teacher

Posting Date: May 21, 2018
Position: Theatre Teacher
Description: The Colorado Springs School is looking for a qualified Theatre Teacher to:

  • teach kindergarten-8th grade Creative Dramatics classes
  • manage and direct  theatre productions in kindergarten-8th grade
  • assist with experiential education programming

This position begins in August 2018.

Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Health, disability, retirement
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with an educational focus in theatre; graduate degree preferred.
  • Previous experience teaching theatre at the elementary and middle school levels
  • Strong understanding of children’s academic, social, and emotional development
  • Innovative mindset with strong skills in communication, collaboration, project-based learning, and technology

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: egaylord@css.org
Contact: Eric Gaylord; egaylord@css.org

Elementary School Teacher

Posting Date: April 23, 2018
Position: Elementary School Teacher
Description: As we expand several grades in our Children’s School program, The Colorado Springs School is looking for a qualified teacher to support and co-teach with an existing classroom teacher.  This position starts August 13, 2018.

Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Health, disability, retirement
Qualifications: 

  •  Degree in elementary education – bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred
  • At least 1-2 years of experience teaching in the early elementary school setting
  • Strong understanding of children’s academic, social, and emotional development
  • Innovative mindset with strong skills in communication, collaboration, student-centered learning, and technology

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: egaylord@css.org
Contact: Eric Gaylord; egaylord@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 then 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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