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High School English Teacher

Caprock Academy Vision

Strengthening the community through the involvement of parents, educators, and community leaders working together to provide an environment that fosters academic excellence and develops strong character in our students. We shape global citizens who set life goals and practice lives of service and virtue.

 

Caprock Academy Mission

Help all students achieve their highest academic and character potential using proven, accelerated academic programs while providing a safe environment.

 

Caprock Academy Core Values

     * Academics: scholarship through the implementation of Core Knowledge in a Classical Education environment promoting academic excellence for all students;

     * Environment: purposeful character education, parent participation, uniformed dress code, and a firm code of conduct to enhance learning and citizenship;

     * Accountability: certified, passionate teachers, independent governing Board, weekly staff surveys, family surveys, effective assessments of students and faculty, Board training, and professional development of faculty, Board, and volunteers.

 

Professional Philosophy

In maintaining the integrity of, advocating for, and facilitating the implementation of Caprock Academy’s Vision, Mission, and Core Values, you will:

  • purposefully and positively represent Caprock Academy’s Vision, Mission, and Core Values to its members and the community;
  • engage Caprock Academy’s members and the wider community in supporting Caprock Academy’s goals;
  • promote the Vision, Mission, and Core Values of Caprock Academy’s Charter and the CABD;
  • work collaboratively with members of the Academy, the CABD, and the community;
  • promote his/her professional growth to provide professional leadership at the highest level.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Teacher shall report to and is accountable to the Deans of Students, Director of Academics, and the Head of School. The Teacher assists in leading Caprock Academy to achieve its Mission of academic and personal leadership within its student body and faculty. S/he will support students in the areas of academic, emotional, and behavioral development. S/he will:

  • Ensure that the lesson plans are developed, taught, and updated according to Classical Education philosophy;
  • Research and troubleshoot student issues;
  • Establish and monitor academic progress ensuring learning experiences for all students;
  • Assist students with the emotional and social wellbeing and personal growth through Character Education;
  • Coordinate with parents and other teachers for large projects;
  • Aid with traffic and emergency drills;
  • Assist students in following accommodations/modifications for IEP or other student plans;
  • Oversee and manage students with the help of an Educational Assistant;
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant state, federal, and local laws, and regulations (including Colorado Charter School Institute);
  • Attend faculty and other meetings as needed;
  • Submit written reports, upon request, to the Dean, Director of Academics and/or the Head of School;
  • Attend other Caprock Academy or community meetings as requested by the Head of School.

 

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field (teaching license preferred)
  • Commitment to Classical Education and the Core Knowledge Sequence as well as other aspects of Caprock Academy’s Core Values (i.e., Singapore Math), preferred
  • Experience in implementing, managing, and analyzing data from assessments
  • Experience in working with students of varying ages, skill levels, and circumstances
  • Classroom teaching experience preferred

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Computer proficient
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Professional and personal integrity
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational skills

 

Required Documentation

  • Current Resume
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Any post-secondary transcripts

 

Compensation

Starting salary of $40,000 depending on experience and education. This is a full-time, exempt position.

 

Competitive benefits package includes health coverage (medical, dental, vision), and Colorado PERA Retirement participation.

 

Applications will be accepted until March 5, 2024.

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