Teacher, Science

Employer
Mapleton Public Schools
Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
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  • Position Type:
    Secondary Teaching/Science


  • Date Posted:
    3/4/2022


  • Location:
    Academy High School at Skyview Campus


  • Closing Date:
    Open until filled


  • AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
    Mapleton Public Schools, Adams County District #1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities. Inquiries may be referred to the Deputy Superintendent of Human Resources, 7350 Broadway, Denver, CO 80221. (303) 853-1000, or the US Dept. of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80204.

    LICENSED VACANCY
    Position is for the 2022-2023 school year

    POSITION: Teacher, Science

    LOCATION: Academy High School

    PAY RANGE: $54,000 - $112,164 Annual Salary

    SCHOOL YEAR WORKDAYS: 190 Days

    REPORTS TO: School Director

    SCHOOL DESIGN OVERVIEW:
    Academy High School is a 9-12 STEM school passionately committed to providing every student with a well-rounded education in science, technology, engineering, and math. The Academy team is dedicated to ensuring all students have the inspiration and abilities necessary to navigate and succeed in our evolving world.

    Classroom experiences at Academy are steeped in the learnings and teachings of Project Lead the Way, a nationally recognized STEM program. During freshman and sophomore years, students receive a solid foundation in science, math, and computer design. During junior and senior year, students are invited to dive deeper into STEM content through the STEM Exploratory track or the STEM Immersion track. Both pathways provide rigorous and engaging real-world STEM experiences in Computer Science, Engineering, and Biomedical Science. Partnerships with STEM industries in our community help students connect their passions to potential careers. To learn more about the school culture, please visit Academy High School.

    WORK LIFE AND BENEFITS:
    In Mapleton, we believe you deserve every opportunity to maximize your unique potential. We offer a comprehensive benefits package focused on choice, quality, and value. To learn more about any one of the benefits and advantages of being a part of the Mapleton family, please visit our Benefits Page

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Colorado teaching license with an appropriate math endorsement required.
    • Additional endorsement in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education preferred, *or willingness to pursue endorsement or equivalent coursework.*
    • Experience with STEM preferred
    • Experience with physics preferred
    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCES:
    1. Deep understanding of Colorado Model Content Standards and the Grade Level Expectations in all grade level expectations for Reading, Writing & Communications areas.
    2. Desire to grow professionally, be reflective, and seek out new opportunities.
    3. Experience using multiple formative and summative assessments to determine students' level of proficiency provide feedback to students, and to create flexible groups for differentiated instruction.
    4. Experience using a wide range of effective instructional practices (active pedagogy) including inquiry-based instruction, to give students support and multiple opportunities needed to meet or exceed standards.
    5. Experience designing and/or collaborating on standards based learning experiences, including identifying and preparing course materials, which supports student's skill development in English/Language Arts especially related to cross content course work.
    6. Experience with ELL strategies integrated into core content instruction and assessments and/or CLD certificate/endorsement.
    7. Experience with developing problem-based instruction and project-based learning.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS:
    1. Have a commitment to raising achievement among all students including high-need students, students with disabilities, and those who are performing below grade level.
    2. Develop rigorous and relevant lesson plans, which ensure instruction is connected to standards, differentiated to support learning, engages all students in authentic and productive learning, and ensures smooth classroom management.
    3. Provide students with skills necessary to meet or exceed the Grade Level Expectations of the Colorado Model Content Standards with defined sequential outcomes, authentic and engaging instruction, and modeled assessment expectations.
    4. Clearly communicate student progress and achievements throughout course work with students and parents.
    5. Maintain professional communications and interactions with student, parent community, and staff.
    6. Willingness and ability to collaborate with colleagues across content areas and participate in planning meetings to develop integrated instruction and improve teaching practices, including rigorous curriculum, authentic instruction, and multiple assessment strategies.
    7. Assist students in making connections between core course of study and STEM concepts in a supportive learning environment.
    8. Attend and take full advantage of professional development offered.
    9. Model, instill, and actively participate in building a supportive and positive culture through Academy's six-character pillars.
    10. Perseverance in the face of challenges.

    METHOD OF APPLICATION:
    • External applicants must complete an application online at: Work in Mapleton!
    • Current Mapleton employees are required to e-mail a letter of interest and resume to Human Resources at HR@mapleton.us

    SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED IN SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDINGS OR ON SCHOOL GROUNDS
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