$52,625.00 – $70,506.50 a year
ABOUT THE DISTRICT
Jeffco Public Schools (Jeffco) is located in Jefferson County, Colorado. It is the second largest school district in Colorado serving 69,000 students across 155 schools. With 14,000 employees, the district is the largest employer in Jefferson County and has provided educational excellence for more than 70 years.
Jeffco embraces the spirit of the West and the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountain region with the county spanning more than 770 square miles running the length of the western edge of the Denver metropolitan area. The district is diverse in both population and geography, from urban to rural, including the mountain communities in the foothills west of Denver.
Overall, Jeffco has 31% of students that qualify for free and reduced lunch, an indicator of poverty, and 34% minority (25% Hispanic) student population. The district is implementing a new strategic plan, Jeffco Thrives 2025 that is focused on providing a world-class education that prepares all Jeffco students for bright and successful futures as local and global citizens. Come join us!
Jeffco Public Schools is a Single-State Employer. All candidates hired by Jeffco Public Schools must reside within the state of Colorado.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT
At Normandy Elementary we grow our minds and hearts, and expand our knowledge and skills, in order to help one another thrive in our community. Our commitment to actively engaging the whole child in Core Knowledge, individualized literacy and math instruction, and school-wide arts, physical education, and social emotional development ensures students reach their fullest potential.
We strive to create students who are collaborative solution seekers, explorers, experimenters, and creators. Our students are citizens aware of their neighborhood & global community. They act with empathy, perseverance, integrity, pride, ownership and respect for themselves and others.
As a Professional Learning Community We:
Place students at the center of our decisions and instruction.
Differentiate for the needs of the whole child based upon data.
Cultivate a community of learners and foster a growth mindset.
Develop relationships through consistent collaboration and communication.
Partner with parents and students to share and set learning goals, as well as celebrate successes.
Inspire one another to engage in shared leadership, professional learning, risk taking and conversations about our personal growth goals.
As a professional learning community we place students at the center of our decisions and differentiate for the needs of the whole child. We cultivate a community of learners and foster a growth mindset so ALL students reach their fullest potential. Our school community develops relationships through consistent collaboration and communication with one another. We inspire one another to engage in professional learning, risk taking, and conversations about our personal growth goals.
ABOUT THE JOB
Our vision is to create a school community where we grow our hearts and minds, explore new knowledge and skills, and help one another thrive. Our staff is looking for a teammate who can support our 3rd grade students in literacy, math, and our Core Knowledge curriculum. We are a school with amazing resources (Into Reading, Illustrative Math, and Core Knowledge) and people who will support you on your journey with our 3rd grade students.
HOURS AND DAYS WORKED
Desired Start Date: 01/03/2024
Teacher Elementary Annual Position FLSA: Exempt FTE: 1.00000 , Hours/Day: 8.000 , Days/Year: 185 Salary Plan, Grade, Step: JCE – Professional – 185 days , L01, 1 Min-Mid Annual Salary Range: $52,625.00 – $70,506.50 Effective as of: 08-16-2023
**Annual salary noted above is based on an 8 hour day and full days worked calendar. Any position that is less than a full FTE/8 hours per day or late start will be prorated accordingly.
Certain Education Support Professional (ESP) jobs may include the value of holiday pay into the hourly rate. Review the Holiday in Rate column of the Education Support Professional Job Title, Wage Plan, Grade document.
SUMMARY: Responsible for instructing students in an elementary grades K-6. Creates lesson plans, instructs students on core subjects such as science, literature, and math, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional preparedness based on the District’s Core Curriculum. Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities.
Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
Participate in ongoing training sessions.
Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.
Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
Utilize various curriculum resources and technologies to enhance student learning.
Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
Utilize District curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
Prepare and distribute parent communications.
Observe and evaluate student’s performance.
Manage student behavior in the classroom creating appropriate behavior strategies.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING Teacher must hold Colorado Teaching License or authorization. Must meet content-area qualifications, which could include the appropriate license endorsement, degree in the content area, Colorado State Board of Education-approved content exam, or 36 credit hours as determined by the district.
Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions
Job Status: Temporary
A successful external applicant will be issued a one-year, temporary contract.
Current Jeffco educators with a Non-probationary contract or Probationary educators completing/completed a third consecutive temporary (probationary) contract and have rec eived effective evaluations are not eligible for temporary positions.
Please contact Talent Acquisition for questions.
Jeffco Salary Schedules
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, or gender.
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