3rd Grade Teacher & Crew Leader | 2023-24 School Year
Description: This position is a full-time faculty teaching position at Wellspring Catholic Academy of St. Bernadette. The 3rd grade teacher is responsible for the primary classroom instruction of the classroom, covering the core components of the appropriate Archdiocese of Denver 3rd Grade Curricula for English Language Arts (ELA), Math, Science and Social Studies. This teacher is also the Crew Leader for the 3rd grade crew. This teacher, as a member of the primary & elementary level team, will be consistently collaborating with the other teachers on this level team to ensure consistency of instructional practice and a thriving school environment.
Contract Year: August 14th, 2023 - June 3rd, 2024
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 2023 - Early August 2024. 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 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 Expertise to teach Catholic sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation, Eucharist, and Confirmation.
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.