6th - 8th Grade Math & Science Teacher & Crew Leader | 2022-23 School Year
Are you a talented, dedicated, and passionate educator who desires to make a difference? Do you want to be part of a joyful, supportive team? Do you want a career that will inspire you, challenge you, and support your professional development? If so... consider joining our team!
> Description: This position is a full-time faculty teaching position at Wellspring Catholic Academy of St. Bernadette. This teacher will be responsible for the instruction of 6th, 7th, & 8th grade math and some science classes, and serving as a middle school crew leader (Relevant curricula: Archdiocese of Denver Math and Science Standards for 6th, 7th, and 8th Grades, as well as the 8th Grade Algebra standards). This teacher, as a member of the middle school teaching team, will by consistently collaborating with the other teachers on this team to ensure consistency of instructional practice and a thriving middle school environment.
> Contract Year: August 8th, 2022 - June 2nd, 2023 (Early Start for week of Aug. 1st 2022 Compensated Separately)
> Compensation & Benefits: Typical Annual Salary Range: $40,000 - $56,000. Salary scale starts at $36,798.00 (Bachelor's Degree, 0 Yrs Experience), and goes up according to the Archdiocese of Denver pay scale, based on education level and years of experience. Additional compensation ($1,000 - $5,000) available based on experience, bilingualism, and other skills. Paid every other week from End of August 2022 - Early August 2023. This position offers full healthcare benefits as well as a retirement plan.
> Required Skills & Mindsets:
o Joyful, positive disposition; truly enjoys working with lots of people.
o A go-getter mindset - takes initiative, without need for continuous direction or instruction from supervisor.
o Low-stress, flexible, and unflappable in the face of challenges and unexpected circumstances.
o Strong classroom culture & management skills.
o A deep love for middle-school age students (over and above any particular content area)
o Experience with integrating SEL (Social Emotional Learning) & Restorative Practices into student discipline.
o Highly motivated, driven, and dependable.
o Desire and openness for collaborating with colleagues.
o Embodies a growth mindset and a desire to develop as an educator through feedback & coaching.
o Openness to and enthusiasm for adopting and refining the EL (Expeditionary Learning) model of teaching and learning.
o Openness to and Respect for the Teachings of the Catholic Church and the Catholic Faith.
o Archdiocese of Denver 'Safe Environment Training' and passage of Criminal Background Check.
o For K-8 Teachers & Administrators Only: Bachelors Degree or Higher, ideally in field related to the content and/or grade level you will work with.
o For K-8 Teachers & Administrators Only: If candidate does not have a valid and current Colorado Teacher's or Administrator's License, candidate must be committed to the necessary processes for pursuing and acquiring a Colorado Teacher's or Administrator's License.
> Desired Skills & Experience:
o Teaching or Work experience in field related to the content and/or grade level you will work with.
o Familiarity with EL (Expeditionary Learning) pedagogy and instructional practices.
o Familiarity with educational technology, including but not limited to Chromebooks & Tablets, Educational apps, Smartboards, Google Apps (Drive, Docs, Sheets), and Microsoft Office software.
o English-Spanish Bilingualism: Able to speak, read, and write fluently in both English & Spanish.