Colorado Rocky Mountain School is seeking an experienced upper-school mathematics teacher. This position will be a one-year interim position beginning in the fall of 2019. Applicants should have teaching experience and a degree in a math-related field. CRMS faculty employ a student-centered approach to teaching, meeting individual student’s needs in developing an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship. Applicants will also contribute to our residential and advisory programs and are expected to act effectively within a diverse cultural and social framework. All faculty participate in our active program and must demonstrate proficiencies related to our outdoor curriculum and/or sports programs.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Teach three to four academic courses
Support boarding students as a dorm parent on a residential team
Mentor a group of students as an advisor
Instruct active program curriculum including trips and mountain sports
Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
Foster diversity, inclusion, and social justice to promote a healthy learning environment
Take on other duties as needed
Execute all duties in a timely and professional manner
Bachelor’s Degree in related field; advanced degree and/or teaching credential preferred
Ability to teach diverse mathematics offerings preferred
Demonstrated experience and skill in the effective use of technology and integrating technological applications in the classroom
Proficiencies related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, kayaking, skiing) previous institutional experience preferred
Must have or be willing to obtain Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder and CPR certifications
Ability to effectively engage as a dorm parent and advisor
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included. For more information visit www.crms.org. To apply send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
About Colorado Rocky Mountain School
The Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) is a college-preparatory independent high school located thirty miles northwest of Aspen in the mountains of western Colorado. CRMS’s average enrollment is 175 students in grades 9-12 from various countries. Key to the underpinnings of our progressive and experiential program is close faculty-student relationships and a skill-based academic curriculum balanced with outdoor activities that challenge young people to develop skills, judgment, responsibility, as well as a service ethic. Also significant are tasks related to daily life and the well being of the community. Our balanced curriculum of rigorous college-preparatory courses, wilderness education, and service learning, all in a residential setting, allows students to cultivate academic excellence, critical thinking, and community-mindedness.