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Employment Opportunities

Founded in 1962, The Colorado Springs School (CSS) is a college-preparatory, day, and international school serving students from preschool through high school. Recognized as the top choice among Niche schools and nestled in the shadows of Pikes Peak, The Colorado Springs School’s distinctive educational philosophy strikes a balance between innovation and tradition.

CSS is a PreK-12th-grade school of approximately 330 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, and seminar leaders in our fast-paced, active, school community.

The school is situated on one campus with 28 acres.

Open Positions

Substitute Teachers

Posting date: August 26, 2019
Position overview: 
Substitute teachers ensure that learning continues when classroom teachers are absent throughout the school year. For the 2019-2020 school year, CSS is looking to add to its substitute teaching roster with experienced individuals who have flexibility in their schedules and are available to cover classes upon notification. CSS is eager to have teachers with a broad range of experience who are eager to teach in areas where they have the greatest depth of knowledge and expertise. Alignment of subject matter and experience with a specific age group are primary considerations when selecting substitute teachers for assignments. 

Qualified applicants are required to submit a résumé and three professional references to Sam Gaudet, Associate Head of School, at Selected candidates will be required to complete an employment application and agree to complete a formal background check before working at CSS. 

Part-time Lunch Server & Dish Washer

Posting date: August 20, 2019
Position reports to: Head Chef Allison Thompson
Position overview: Seeking a lunch server and dish washer Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. to help serve lunch and keep up with the dishes (We have a new dish washing machine). Your day begins with some light prep such as cutting apple wedges. You will help serve lunch to our students, faculty, and staff. As lunch service wraps up, you will be doing the end-of-the day dishes. Duties will include sweeping, mopping, and occasional breaking down boxes or general cleaning. Major holidays off. Applicants must undergo a background check. No benefits attached with this part-time position. Compensation is $11.50/hour. 

If interested, contact Head Chef Allison Thompson at Include a résumé and professional references. 



While CSS has minimal faculty and staff turnover, we are always interested in 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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