Vanguard Elementary ( learn more )

The Vanguard School

Colorado Springs, Colorado ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3895565
  • Application Deadline: July 15, 2022
  • Posted : May 20, 2022
  • Starting Date: July 22, 2022

Job Description

Job Product: Students developing virtuous character and achieving academic potential.

General Purpose: To support our achievement-based group model for reading and math. Elementary Math/Reading Groups Teacher will teach two reading and two math groups independently to include grading, keeping thorough up to date records, and communicating with parents about their child’s progress.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Deliver highly effective instruction using a set curriculum to plan daily instructional activities that promote achievement in reading and math
  • Track group progress through the curriculum, adjusting teaching and pacing to maximize the rate of mastery
  • Track individual student progress, providing support or acceleration as appropriate and advocating for moves to different groups when the student either needs a repetition of material or needs to be challenged further
  • Assess student progress through the assigned curriculum and interactions in the classroom
  • Grade written work in a timely and thorough manner, providing relevant feedback to help spur student growth.
  • Support the school’s mission through fidelity to policies and practices
  • Model and support students in developing virtuous character and create a positive culture of inquiry and learning
  • Work cooperatively with school staff and administration
  • Keep current in subject matter knowledge and employs appropriate teaching strategies
  • Maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective learning
  • Follow the established disciplinary approach which promotes positive redirection and praise, set high standards for student behavior and manage inappropriate behavior effectively.
  • Develop and maintain an effective and consistent communication process with homeroom teachers, administration, and parents
  • Car line duty as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
  • Strong organizational ability and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of specific subject to matter to which assigned
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to physically perform assigned duties
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working with elementary students

    Educational Requirements:
    • Four-year degree preferred
    • Passing scores on one (1) of the following test combinations preferred
      • PRAXIS 5901 series (as outlined below) AND PRAXIS 5205
      • Mathematics 5903
      • Social Studies 5904
      • Science 5905
    Salary Range:
    $26,500 per year if ESSA in-field (196 days)
    $16.00 per hour if not ESSA in-field (196 days)

    Dental insurance
    Health insurance
    Life insurance
    Long-term disability insurance
    Paid time off
    Vision insurance
    PERA retirement
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 8
    • Salary: $ 16 to $ 16.90 Per Hour
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Math: General
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources at The Vanguard School
    • 1605 S. Corona Ave
    • Colorado Springs, Colorado 80905

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