Teacher - Elementary 3/4

Golden, CO, US
Jun 15, 2019
Grade Level
Elementary School

Jeffco Public Schools, Colorado's largest K-12 school district, with 85,000 students and approximately 14,000 employees, has provided educational excellence for more than 60 years. Nearly 10 percent of all Colorado K-12 students attend a Jeffco school and our employees benefit from partnerships with experienced, dynamic school leaders throughout our district. Our Jeffco Generations vision document and strategic plan map out with focus and clarity what we expect our schools to accomplish with our graduates. Come join us!


Glennon Heights is a small neighborhood school that has dedicated and caring staff who work collaboratively to help all students reach their full potential. Our mission: All Kids Can Learn. We do this important work through collaboration, teamwork, and engagement with staff, students, and community. Our community's shared values are integrity, intentionality, and respect.

Glennon Heights students are dedicated to positive behaviors - the GRRS - Great Attitudes, Respectful to Self and Others, Responsible, and Safe. Students are recognized and rewarded for positive behaviors including GRRS stickers, prizes, recognition in lobby and monthly newsletter, and monthly Top Grizzly Breakfast. Our active Student Council runs the program so that students take ownership of a positive environment.

Glennon Heights' budget priorities include tuition free all day kindergarten, small class sizes, technology and para educator support for all classrooms.

We are working toward becoming a 1:1 device school. Our PTA is also a partner in building our technology at Glennon Heights. Currently, we are at a 201 devices for 239 students. Next year we will reach our goal. Students are excited to demonstrate their learning using technology.

Our para educator staff is trained in a variety of interventions and provide support to all classrooms during an intervention block designed for remediation and acceleration of curriculum. We have an intervention block built into each day where instructional support is offered for all students. We are a Professional Learning Community and have structures for teachers to plan collaboratively to meet the needs of all students.


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Desired Start Date: 08/08/2019Teacher Elementary
Annual Position
FLSA: Exempt
FTE: 1.00, Hours/Day: 8.00, Days/Year: 185
Salary Plan, Grade, Step: JCE - Professional - 185 days, GR1, 1
Min-Mid Annual Salary Range: $40,989 - $57,654


SUMMARY: Responsible for instructing students in an elementary grades K-6. Creates lesson plans, instructs students on core subjects such as science, literature, and math, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional preparedness based on the District's Core Curriculum. Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities.

Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.

Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.

Participate in ongoing training sessions.

Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.

Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.

Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.

Utilize various curriculum resources and technologies to enhance student learning.

Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.

Utilize District curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.

Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

Prepare and distribute parent communications.

Observe and evaluate student's performance.

Manage student behavior in the classroom creating appropriate behavior strategies.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING Teacher must hold Colorado Teaching License or authorization. Must meet content-area qualifications, which could include the appropriate license endorsement, degree in the content area, Colorado State Board of Education-approved content exam, or 36 credit hours as determined by the district.


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Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.


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The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, or gender.

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