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Third Grade Homeroom Teacher

August 21, 2023 - June 7, 2024

The school is known for its intentional approach to challenging and nurturing children as they build confidence, resilience, and joy in learning. Vibrant academic, arts, and outdoor programs led by dedicated teachers give students a solid foundation for lives of meaning and purpose. On a spectacular campus among forests and ponds, the school welcomes approximately 300 students from throughout the Roaring Fork Valley. It is accredited by the Association of Colorado Independent Schools and a member of the National Association of Independent Schools. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teach, plan lessons, and foster and evaluate student growth in the core elementary disciplines in a Third Grade homeroom

  • Implement instructional strategies and use clear and consistent classroom management in concert with the school’s core values and philosophy

  • Supervise play areas during break, recess, and lunchtime

  • Attend and co-lead Outdoor Education trips in fall and spring

  • Participate in ski days in the winter months

  • Guide students with organization, problem solving, and conflict resolution to support individual needs

  • Communicate professionally and effectively with parents, colleagues, and administrators; this includes both email and phone communications as well as written reporting such as report cards and classroom newsletters

  • Assist with fall classroom move-in and spring move-out; attend required in-service days, meetings, and training sessions

  • Adhere to guidelines, procedures, and policies in the Employee Handbook 

  • Stay current of school-wide information as provided

Successful candidates will have:

  • Teaching experience in grades K-5 preferred

  • A love of elementary children and early childhood education

  • Professional desire to develop or continue to develop teaching skills in the academic disciplines as well as in the on-going work of social/emotional development of children

  • Understanding of child development and the importance of stoking curiosity in all learners 

  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning in a dynamic school community

  • Ability to work in a collegial and highly collaborative environment

  • Skill in the use of technology such as Google Workspace, student information systems, online MAP assessment 

  • Adaptability in teaching environments -- from the traditional classroom to settings on campus, online, or outdoors

  • A growth mindset, sense of humor, warm personality, and excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree; master’s degree preferred

The wage rate for this position will include a salary in the range of $55,000 - $80,000; health, dental, and disability insurance; many other benefits including retirement plan, tuition remission for qualified candidates, lunch. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to [email protected]

  Aspen Country Day School provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law. The school’s statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion is here.


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