CA seeks a dynamic, energetic, and creative social studies teacher to join a collegial department as a full-time member effective August 2021. A full-time position consists of four sections of teaching and an advisory. The likely teaching assignment for this position will include two sections of Global Perspectives and two sections of US History.
The Upper School program combines a strong college preparatory academic curriculum with extensive and challenging programs in athletics, community service, and fine arts. Students graduating from the Upper School apply to and are accepted at selective colleges throughout the United States. Small classes, high standards, a faculty committed to the mathematical growth of every student, and an abiding belief that the most successful learners are the most active and involved learners, make the Upper School years the capstone of a student's pre-collegiate education. Learning at CA is not confined to the classroom. Learning opportunities abound. The school’s experiential Interim program, student generated club activities, and a broad-based community service program. Learning opportunities abound, shared with friends and committed leaders.
A successful candidate will:
Have a four-year degree from an accredited college or university; advanced degree preferred.
be prepared to teach a global curriculum.
strive to be innovative in his/her teaching.
be willing to explore current "best practices" in CA's technology-enhanced, student-centered, and increasingly investigation-based classrooms.
Global travel experience and proficiency in a language other than English are also preferred.
The pay range for the position is $50,000-$70,000. Colorado Academy reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any discrepancies that may exist do not relate to sex. The Academy offers an excellent compensation package, wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, and an environment notable for its dedicated teaching professionals and supportive administrators. Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance benefit programs are available, as is a 403(b) retirement plan. Eligibility for all benefit programs is defined by the applicable plan document.
Applicants are invited to visit the Colorado Academy website (www.coloradoacademy.org) to learn more about the program and the school.
Colorado Academy does not discriminate or allow unlawful harassment in any of its programs, procedures or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, political affiliation, race, religion or creed, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, marital status or other protected classifications defined by applicable law. The policy applies in all aspects of employment with the Academy.
About Colorado Academy
Colorado Academy is a coed, independent, Pre-K -12, country day school located on 95 acres in SW Denver. Founded in 1906, we offer a college prep, liberal arts and sciences curriculum for our 965 students. The school emphasizes 21st century skills. Visit www.coloradoacademy.org to learn more.