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Atlas Preparatory School 6th Grade Mathematics Teacher (SY22-23) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Who We Are

Atlas 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 analysis

    Who We Serve

  • Tuition free and open enrollment public schools serving 1,200 students in K-12th grades

  • 95% Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

  • 83% Hispanic, 7% African American, 7% White, and 3% Other

  • 56% English Language Learners

    What You’ll Do

  • Embody the characteristics that the school wishes the students to uphold, especially respect, excellence, authenticity, curiosity, hard work, and professionalism.

  • Provide Mathematics 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.

    Physical Requirements

  • 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.

    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.

    Compensation

    Annual salary $40,000-$58,000 with signing bonuses range from $2,500-$5,000.

    Annual Calendar and Work Days

  • 212 work days per academic year

  • 48 hours of time off per academic year

  • An exceptional candidate will begin on July 13, 2022

    Benefits

  • 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)

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