Job Summary: This position will begin in mid-March and goes through the end of May. One day in February is also required to come in and be trained by the current creative dramatic teacher whose position you will be covering. The position is for grades K-8. The position is full-time, Monday through Friday 7:30am to 3:45pm.
Bachelor’s degree in elementary education or a closely related field. A graduate degree and a track record of successful teaching at the elementary school level are preferred
Firm understanding of academic, social, and emotional development
Innovative mindset with strong skills in communication, collaboration, project-based learning, and technology
Ability to create a vibrant and positive learning environment
Experience working with all grade levels K-8, elementary and middle school
Be a team player that will have a busy day popping around to different buildings on campus while maintaining a level of call
Required knowledge, skill, and abilities:
Create a positive and vibrant learning environment for students.
Possess a growth mindset and share their expertise openly with others.
Ability to manage a classroom while teaching a lesson with a group of up to 20 students
Must pass a background check
The Temporary Creative Dramatics Teacher will:
Attend weekly meetings for staff members.
Cover recess and supervision duties as assigned to you for all grade levels.
Be ready to transition to e-learning at anytime if there is a mandatory COVID response on campus
Submit a cover letter, resume, and 3-5 professional references in PDF. Applications must be received by January 15, 2021.
About The Colorado Springs School
Set on a beautiful 28 acre campus at the foot of Pikes Peak, The Colorado Springs School (CSS) serves a population of approximately 300 boys and girls, age 3 through grade 12, preparing them to think independently and to meet the challenges of a dynamic world with leadership, ingenuity, problem-solving skills, and personal integrity. CSS is unique in its emphasis on project-based learning which incorporates local, regional, national, and international field studies. Through small classes and close relationships with experienced, supportive, and passionate faculty, CSS has prepared students for advanced study since 1962.