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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 more than 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

Middle School English and History (Part-Time)

Position Overview: CSS is seeking an innovative and creative educator with a broad skill set in English language and composition and geography. Candidates will be required to teach two selections of Middle School English and one section of Middle School Geography. This position is a part-time position based on the reduced number of sections and the aggregate of instructional time each week.

Given the climate in today’s schools, flexibility and agility are essential qualities that we are looking for in successful candidates. Specifically, teachers who are adept at using technology in the classroom to facilitate learning and have used technology to support learning online are highly sought after.

Reports to: Associate Head of School

QUALIFICATIONS | PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years of teaching English and/or History to middle school or high school age students
  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in related field of study (English or History)
  • Successful implementation of technology to support teaching and learning
  • Experience and confidence teaching remotely to middle school/high school age students
  • Familiar with Google Suite for Education; Google Level 1+ Certification preferred

PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Possess an innate ability to engage and inspire students through innovation and creativity
  • Team player willing to work collaboratively with department, colleagues, and families
  • Innovative mindset with a focus on student-centered learning and technology
  • Attentive to details/conditions as they pertain to student whereabouts and safety
  • Enjoy building relationships with students and their families
  • Eager to participate in other aspects of school life

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:

Submit the following supporting documents in PDF to Sam Gaudet, Associate Head of School, at sgaudet@css.org: cover letter, resume, and 3-5 professional references. 

Substitute Teachers

Position overview: Substitute teachers ensure that learning continues when classroom teachers are absent throughout the school year. For the 2020-2021 school year, CSS is looking to add to its substitute teaching roster and seeks experienced individuals who have flexibility in their schedules and availability 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 assignment.

Given the climate in today’s schools, flexibility and agility are essential qualities that we are looking for in successful candidates. Specifically, teachers who are adept at using technology in the classroom to facilitate learning and have used technology to support learning online are highly sought after.

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

Faculty

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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