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High School Science Teacher (SY22-23)

Company: Atlas Preparatory School
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Who We AreAtlas prepares and empowers all students for success on their post-graduate paths through educational excellence, character development, and community engagement.

  • Atlas students are outpacing national average growth across all grade levels
  • Atlas student proficiency has surpassed the district and state
  • Atlas provides family-centered support services that consistently lead to over 90% participation in our parent advisor conferences
  • Atlas teachers engage in ongoing professional development targeted towards instructional best practices and academic data analysisWho We Serve
    • Tuition free and open enrollment public schools serving 1,200 students in K-12th grades
    • 92% Socioeconomically Disadvantaged
    • 78% Hispanic, 12% African American, 9% White, and 1% Asian
    • 56% English Language LearnersPosition Responsibilities:
      • Embody the characteristics that the school wishes the students to uphold, especially respect, excellence, authenticity, curiosity, hard work, and professionalism.
      • Teach at least four classes each day and a daily homeroom.
      • Collaborate in grade or program team one day a week throughout the school year.
      • Instruct or coach during REACH Beyond (June enrichment program for scholars).
      • Serve as adviser for a group of students and their families, including regular communication, problem solving, and hosting quarterly family conferences.
      • Assist in student arrival and departure, transitions between class periods, and lunch periods.
      • Other tasks and duties as assigned.Qualifications and Experience:
        • Successful manager of an urban classroom who has used structure, incentives, and high expectations to drive student success.
        • Experienced classroom teacher with demonstrated, quantifiable and objective student performance gains that surpass state or local averages.
        • Three years of urban teaching preferred.CompensationAnnual compensation $37,500-$52,000. Signing bonuses range from $2,500-$5,000.Annual Calendar and Work Days211 work days per academic year6 flex days per academic yearBenefits
          • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits. Plan options include PPO or High Deductible Plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA).
          • Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program, including a PERA 401k contribution option.
          • Approximately 10 weeks of paid time off for holidays, scheduled breaks during the year and summer break, in additional to personal flex time.
          • Flexible Spending Account (Medical or Child Care)
          • Regular staff get togethers and celebrations.
          • Early student release every Friday with staff professional development.
          • Four designated industrial copy machines per school with unlimited copying for classroom instruction.Additional benefits available to all team members include:
            • Health Discount Program - savings on Lasik, prescriptions, teeth whitening, etc
            • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) - up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave
            • Short Term Disability Benefit (Partial Paid Maternity Leave)
            • Short Term Disability Benefit (Partial Paid Leave due to injuries)
            • Long Term Disability Benefit
            • Life Insurance Benefit of $25,000
            • Additional option to purchase Life Insurance Benefits for employees and family members
            • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides up to four free counseling sessions annually
            • Final Will and Testament Preparation, Legal Guidance, Identify Theft and Vacation Planning Services (Lincoln Financial)Start Date:An exceptional candidate will assume a full time role mid-July 2022. The position will remain open until filled.
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Keywords: Atlas Preparatory School, Colorado Springs , High School Science Teacher (SY22-23), Education / Teaching , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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