Teacher - Grade 3 (Apply directly to Platte River Academy.

    Castle rock, CO

    Job Description

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    Job Posting Title:Teacher - Grade 3 (Apply directly to Platte River Academy. Do NOT apply online with DCSD)

    Job Description:Platte River Academy, a K-8 Core Knowledge charter school in Highlands Ranch, is currently seeking a full-time Elementary teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.

    Platte River Academy maintains high expectations for its students and teachers. We are in search of a qualified 3rd grade teacher who is passionate about supporting all learners' academic growth in a caring and cooperative classroom.

    Position Specific Information (if Applicable):

    • Create daily plans for students based on a sequenced year plan of the content.
    • Demonstrate flexibility and creativity in response to students' needs.
    • Provide timely written and verbal feedback to students in relation to their completion of assigned tasks.
    • Demonstrate solid competencies in Literacy, Writing, Math, Science, and Differentiated Interventions.
    • Maintain classroom expectations and routines that promote cooperation and respect among all students.
    • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Integrate PRA's available technology into learning activities for students (Google docs, iPads, Chromebooks).
    • Possess a familiarity with the Core Knowledge Sequence of topics, and engage in collaborative planning with grade level teammate and professional colleagues to plan inquiry-based learning experiences.
    • Consistently follow the outlined curriculum provided while including opportunities for students to learn and practice 21st century/essential skills.
    • Work alongside colleagues to meet students' academic and social/emotional needs.
    • Establish relationships with students, parents, and colleagues in support of all students' growth and success.
    • Actively participate in all aspects of the PRA community.
    • Model and promote PRA's core values: Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, and Compassion.
    Qualifications and Experience
    • All candidates must have a valid teaching license issued by the Colorado Department of Education and be Highly Qualified to teach Elementary/Early Childhood ages.
    • A willingness and commitment to work with a team
    • Effective communication skills
    • Professional demeanor
    • A willingness to grow professionally and personally
    • Experience in or knowledge of charter schools/Core Knowledge is a plus
    Other specifics:
    • 185 - day work year per 2020-21 school calendar
    • Annual At-will Employment Contract
    • Beginning base salary: $42K min (increased per qualification and experience)
    • Pay for Performance Plan - Up to $2500 awarded
    • PERA; Medical/Vision/Dental (Cigna); Life; 56 Hrs PTO
    Application Instructions:

    To apply, please attach a letter of interest, a current resume, and three professional references (including most recent supervisor/evaluator) to an email addressed to: Becky Bonner, Director of Academics (bbonner@prak8.org )

    Applications accepted until May 10, 2020.


    Certifications:Teaching License - Colorado Department of Education

    Education:Bachelor's Degree (Required)

    Position Type:Charter School

    Primary Location:PLATTE RIVER ACADEMY

    One Year Only (Yes or No):No

    Scheduled Hours Per Week:40


    Approx Scheduled Days Per Year:

    (260 days indicatesa year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track Days] are thengranted based on the position. Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled work days.)

    185 Work Days

    Minimum Hire Rate:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated)

    $1.00 USD Annual

    Maximum Hire Rate:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated)

    $75,000.50 USD Annual

    Full Salary Range:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)

    $1.00 USD - $150,000.00 USD Annual

    Closing Date (Ongoingif No Date Specified):

    Please note that the posting will be closed as of 12:01 am on the day specified (if applicable).

    June 3, 2020
    Posting ID: 552792211Posted: 2020-05-21