Aspen Academy is an independent Pre Kindergarten - 8th grade school located in Greenwood Village. We are committed to providing our student body with an outstanding liberal arts education with a focus on advanced performance within the framework of academic rigor, character and leadership development, and community strength and service. Our teachers are experts in their field and hold a primary responsibility for the development and success of our students.
At Aspen Academy students participate in foreign language by being actively engaged during lessons. They use physical responses to indicate understanding at first and later they advance to verbal responses in Spanish. Curriculum ranges from understanding and recognizing common expressions in context, reading comprehension and basic writing skills to a deeper understanding of Spanish grammar and structure.
TPRS (Total Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling) method
Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Spanish, Master’s Degree preferred
2+ years of experience as a lead teacher
Experience with individualized/differentiated instruction
Experience with the use of technology in the classroom
Excellent time management, organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Aspen Academy – Be Kind. Do Good. Make the world a better place. This is the only rule at our national model school and the focus of the work that we do every day. With a mindset towards entrepreneurial innovation, Aspen Academy develops and inspires extraordinary leaders who make a positive and lasting impact. We cultivate excellence in our students in the areas of academic rigor, character and leadership development, and community strength and service.