CA seeks a dynamic, energetic, and creative social studies teacher to join a collegial department as a full-time member effective August 2019. A full-time position consists of four sections of teaching and an advisory. The likely teaching assignment for this position will include Global Perspectives, our 9th grade world history course.
The Upper School program combines a strong college preparatory academic curriculum with extensive and challenging programs in athletics, community service, and fine arts. Students graduating from the Upper School apply to and are accepted at selective colleges throughout the United States. Small classes, high standards, a faculty committed to the mathematical growth of every student, and an abiding belief that the most successful learners are the most active and involved learners, make the Upper School years the capstone of a student's pre-collegiate education. Learning at CA is not confined to the classroom. Learning opportunities abound. The school’s experiential Interim program, student generated club activities, and a broad-based community service program. Learning opportunities abound, shared with friends and committed leaders.
A successful candidate will be prepared to teach a global curriculum and will strive to be innovative in his/her teaching, willing to explore current "best practices" in CA's technology-enhanced, student-centered, and increasingly investigation-based classrooms.
Global travel and proficiency in a language other than English are also preferred.
Colorado Academy does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.
Additional Salary Information: CA offers an excellent compensation package, wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, and an environment notable for its dedicated teaching professionals and supportive administrators.
About Colorado Academy
Colorado Academy is a coed, independent, Pre-K -12, country day school located on 95 acres in SW Denver. Founded in 1906, we offer a college prep, liberal arts and sciences curriculum for our 965 students. The school emphasizes 21st century skills. Visit www.coloradoacademy.org to learn more.