Nonprofit

Associate Classroom Teacher (Grades 5-8)

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Denver, CO
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Published 8 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
August 1, 2024
Application Deadline
June 19, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Entry level
Salary
USD $38,500 - $42,000 / year
The salary (paid in equal 12-month installments) for a 10-month work period. This will be prorated over 12 months for the 24-25 school year based on the start date.

Description

About the Position

We are currently hiring Associate Teachers to work with the Lead Teacher in a mixed-age classroom of 5th and 6th, 6th and 7th, or 7th and 8th graders.

Overall Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborating with Lead Teacher to execute individual and small group lesson plans
  • Collaborating with Lead Teacher to support the social, emotional and academic growth of each student
  • Collaborating with Lead Teacher and students to create individual units of study
  • Integrating math, reading, writing, and other academic disciplines into individual student units
  • Conducting research, collecting resources, and shopping for materials for individual and class unit work
  • Supporting students one-on-one to plan, and follow through with, their weekly work schedule
  • Supervising students as they are working on individual work
  • Leading or assisting with reading/book groups
  • Leading or assisting with writing workshops and other language arts workshops and lessons
  • Creating and Leading math lessons, including creating and grading assignments without direct supervision of the Lead Teacher. May be responsible for teaching small math groups.
  • Responding to student journals and reflections
  • Editing and giving comments on written student work
  • Gathering data on student progress and behavior to support student feedback and evaluation
  • Working with Lead Teacher on student evaluation forms
  • Assisting Lead Teacher with classroom management 
  • In some cases, being in charge of classroom management while the Lead Teacher focuses on other teaching responsibilities
  • Taking over class as needed when the Lead Teacher is unavailable 
  • Supporting the Lead Teacher and EE Teachers with class management on day trips and overnight trips: (one in the fall and one in the spring)
  • Supervising students at lunch and recess
  • Attending parent/student/teacher conferences and other parent meetings
  • Attending all required staff meetings and school-wide events
  • Other duties as assigned by the Lead Teacher, Dean, or Head of School

Experience, Skills, & Abilities

  • Experience in teaching or related field (summer camp, etc.)
  • Lifelong learner, flexible thinker
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Computer literacy and comfort using Google Suites
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Willingness and ability to go on overnight field trips with students

Logan Teachers:

  • Participate thoughtfully and positively in all meetings and school-wide events
  • Consider various perspectives when engaging in internal and external communications
  • Work with the dean and instructional coach to share and solve problems
  • Attend pre-service and other professional days and school-wide events
  • Attend and complete mandatory trainings, such as those for child safety, first-aid, etc.
  • Attend all all-staff meetings and the staff retreat

Hours:

The Logan School work day is 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Attendance is required at all-staff meetings until 5:00 pm at least once per week. There will be occasional evening and weekend commitments which are required attendance. Direct Supervisor: Lead Teacher 

Application Procedures:

To apply, send résumé, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and references to employment@theloganschool.org. NO CALLS PLEASE.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Logan School for Creative Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Logan School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

About the Position

We are currently hiring Associate Teachers to work with the Lead Teacher in a mixed-age classroom of 5th and 6th, 6th and 7th, or 7th and 8th graders.

Overall Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborating with Lead Teacher to…

Benefits

The Logan School offers competitive benefits, including Medical and Life/AD&D Insurance. 403(b) and Section 125 Cafeteria Plan. Personal, Jury Duty, and Family Medical Leave Sick/Personal Leave. Benefit Continuation/Conversion at Termination (COBRA). Holiday Pay.

The Logan School offers competitive benefits, including Medical and Life/AD&D Insurance. 403(b) and Section 125 Cafeteria Plan. Personal, Jury Duty, and Family Medical Leave…

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient in English in both speaking and writing as part of the job function in instruction.

Proficient in English in both speaking and writing as part of the job function in instruction.

Location

On-site
1005 Yosemite St, Denver, CO 80230, USA

How to Apply

Application Procedures:

To apply, send résumé, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and references to employment@theloganschool.org. NO CALLS PLEASE.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Logan School for Creative Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Logan School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

Application Procedures:

To apply, send résumé, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and references to employment@theloganschool.org. NO CALLS PLEASE.

Equal…

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