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Middle School Social Studies Teacher (SY22-23)

Company: Atlas Preparatory School
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are

  • Atlas prepares and empowers all students for success on their post-graduate paths through educational excellence, character development, and community engagement.
  • A Tuition free and an open enrollment public school for students in grades K-12
  • 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 analysis. Who We Serve
  • 92% Socioeconomically Disadvantaged
  • 78% Hispanic, 12% African American, 9% White, and 1% Asian
  • 56% English Language Learners Who You Are
  • Successful leader of an urban classroom who has used structure, incentives, and high expectations to drive student success while creating a joyful environment for students to thrive in.
  • Able to meet in-field status for the position with one of the following
  • Colorado Department of Education License with endorsement in subject area
  • Degree or 36 credits in subject area
  • PRAXIS passing the middle school PRAXIS aligned to your content area
  • Spanish speaking skills preferred. What Youll Do
  • Embody the characteristics that the school wishes the students to uphold, especially respect, excellence, authenticity, curiosity, hard work, and professionalism.
  • Provide Social Studies instruction, facilitate an independent reading class, and lead a daily homeroom.
  • Provide instruction or coaching during June enrichment program for students
  • 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. Essential Job Functions
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the school and other facilities as needed. Compensation & Schedule
  • Annual Range $40,000 - $53,000 with signing bonuses ranging from $2,500-$5,000.
  • Monday Friday; Occasional evenings and weekends as needed Benefits
  • Approximately 10 weeks of paid school breaks
  • 4 paid personal flex days and 6 paid sick days
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account
  • Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program (required)
  • 100% Employer paid short and long term disability benefit
  • 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance Benefit of $25,000 (option to purchase more)
  • Employee Assistance Program, providing employees and their family members with up to five free counseling sessions per issue; unlimited issues per year Annual Calendar and Start Date
  • 209 work days per academic year
  • Start Date: Immediately Position Closes: Until filled Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Atlas Preparatory School, Colorado Springs , Middle School Social Studies Teacher (SY22-23), Education / Teaching , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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