8 hours per day, 185 days per year
A complete application package includes the following:
Copy of CDE teaching license
3 letters of recommendation
Copy of PRAXIS/PLACE report
Teacher Insight score
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS & RESUMES RECEIVED IN LIEU OF APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
SUMMARY: Josephine Hodgkins Leadership Academy is a neighborhood PK-6 school that is designed to promote student leadership skills throughout the academic content areas. The academy is a Franklin Covey Leader in Me School, which utilizes the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Dr. Stephen Covey. The Leader in Me is a leadership model that empowers students with leadership and life-skills that they will use for a lifetime. The academy will build out to a PK-8 school in the next three years.
Possess a valid Colorado Teacher License with appropriate endorsement in the area you are teaching or obtain one prior to start.
Candidates with endorsements in CLDE, Bilingual Ed, Foreign Language, and/or sheltered content or other English Language instructional training desired
Be up to date on current learning theory and state of the art pedagogy in teaching
Demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships with students, staff members, parents and administrators.
Has knowledge and experience of and/or willingness to gain knowledge of Competency-based Education approaches.
Must be able to read, write, and comprehend English
Experience and/or skills working with culturally diverse populations desired.
Display a thorough knowledge of the subject matter and the District's prescribed curriculum.
Plan instruction consistent with the District's curriculum for assigned subject areas/grade levels.
Plan for student differences and adjust instruction to meet student needs.
Implement continuous system of evaluations and provide students with specific feedback.
Serve as facilitator and coordinator of learning.
Establish an effective system for classroom discipline per Board Policy and building regulations.
Organize students for effective instruction to maximize the learning time for all students.
Fulfill contractual and professional responsibilities.
Submit required student record reports.
Westminster Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. District policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, or disability. Complaints in these matters should be addressed to the Chief of Staff, 6933 Raleigh Street, Westminster, CO 80030, phone: (303) 428-3511. Although the position is based at a school/department, the employer is Westminster Public Schools.
Adams County School District 50