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High School Teacher (All Subjects, SY2021-2022)

Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Company: Atlas Preparatory School
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Who We Are

Atlas prepares and empowers all students for success on their post-graduate paths through educational excellence, character development, and community engagement.

  • Atlas students are outpacing national average growth across all grade levels
  • Atlas student proficiency has surpassed the district and state
  • Atlas provides family-centered support services that consistently lead to over 90% participation in our parent advisor conferences
  • Atlas teachers engage in ongoing professional development targeted towards instructional best practices and academic data analysis

Who We Serve

  • Tuition free and open enrollment public schools serving 1,100 students in K-2nd and 5th-12th grades
  • 92% Socioeconomically Disadvantaged
  • 78% Hispanic, 12% African American, 9% White, and 1% Asian
  • 56% English Language Learners

Position Responsibilities:

  • Embody the characteristics that the school wishes the students to uphold, especially respect, excellence, authenticity, curiosity, hard work, and professionalism.
  • Teach at least four classes each day and a daily homeroom.
  • Lead a club or sport one day a week throughout the school year.
  • Collaborate in grade or program team one day a week throughout the school year.
  • Lead one day of after school tutoring throughout the school year.
  • Instruct or coach during REACH Beyond (June enrichment program for scholars).
  • Serve as adviser for a group of students and their families, including regular communication, problem solving, and hosting quarterly family conferences.
  • Assist in student arrival and departure, transitions between class periods, and lunch periods.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Successful manager of an urban classroom who has used structure, incentives, and high expectations to drive student success.
  • Experienced classroom teacher with demonstrated, quantifiable and objective student performance gains that surpass state or local averages.
  • Three years of urban teaching preferred.

Compensation

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Signing bonuses range from $2,500-$5,000.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits. Plan options include PPO or High Deductible Plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA).
  • Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program, including a PERA 401k contribution option.
  • Approximately 10 weeks of paid time off for holidays, scheduled breaks during the year and summer break, in additional to personal flex time.
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical or Child Care)
  • Regular staff get togethers and celebrations.
  • Early student release every Friday with staff professional development.
  • Four designated industrial copy machines per school with unlimited copying for classroom instruction.

Additional benefits available to all team members include:

  • SimplyEngaged Plus - monthly gym membership reimbursement
  • Health Discount Program - savings on Lasik, prescriptions, teeth whitening, etc
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) - up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave
  • Short Term Disability Benefit (Partial Paid Maternity Leave)
  • Short Term Disability Benefit (Partial Paid Leave due to injuries)
  • Long Term Disability Benefit
  • Life Insurance Benefit of $25,000
  • Additional option to purchase Life Insurance Benefits for employees and family members
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides up to four free counseling sessions annually
  • Final Will and Testament Preparation, Legal Guidance, Identify Theft and Vacation Planning Services (Lincoln Financial)

Start Date:

An exceptional candidate will assume a full time role no later than July 9, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

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