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3rd-4th Associate Teacher

August 10, 2020 - June 10, 2021

Mackintosh Academy Littleton, an International Baccalaureate World School for gifted and creative students, has an immediate opening for a full-time associate teaching position in the third and fourth grade combined classroom. Please learn more about our unique school at our website to see if Mackintosh’s environment may be a place for you to grow in your professional journey and be a contributing member of our educational family.

Associate teachers are paired with a veteran lead teacher to support one classroom of third and fourth grade students. Associate teachers partner with the lead teacher to provide instruction, manage the classroom, and assess student work. This is an ideal opportunity to develop your skills as an educator with a supportive and collaborative team. 

Requested Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • Experience working with children in a classroom, enrichment, tutoring, or coaching setting

The ability to:

  • Support our educational philosophy (see website for information)

  • Adjust classroom management and instruction based on classroom or individual student needs

  • Understand gifted development, including twice-exceptional students

  • Teach/support small math and literacy groups

  • Be flexible and adapt to needs of a small school where faculty members work collaboratively and fill various roles

  • Perform classroom administrative tasks effectively

  • Provide effective and timely feedback/assessment to students

  • Recognize and enjoy the unique talents of children

  • Provide regular communication about students' progress to parents and students

  • Write and speak effectively

  • Fun-loving spirit and sense of humor are a bonus

Salary Range: Depending on experience and education

To apply, please send an email with your resume and a cover letter that addresses your qualifications and reasons for wanting to work at Mackintosh Academy Littleton to:

Sharon Muench, Curriculum Coordinator: [email protected]


Mackintosh Academy Littleton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Mackintosh does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.