Colorado High School Charter
Core Values: Relationships, High Expectations, Growth, Inclusivity, Wellness, Third-fourth-fifth Way
Social Studies Teacher
Colorado High School Charter is seeking a dynamic Social Studies Teacher at our Osage campus in Denver, Colorado for the 2023-24 school year. Colorado High School Charter (CHSC) is one of the leading alternative education campuses in Denver, serving students in grades 9-12. Learn more about us here.
What makes teaching at CHSC unique?
Constant learning through weekly coaching and professional development focused on culturally sustaining and inclusive practices;
A focus on student personal and academic growth achieved through relevant and intentionally created curricula, a supportive school environment and community partnerships;
Social emotional support for students to remove barriers in and out of the classroom so ALL students can be successful;
A positive culture that regularly celebrates student and staff achievement;
We are in demand. Students are consistently referred to our schools and word is spreading about the amazing work we do;
4-day school week for students with alternating Fridays off for staff to promote work/life balance
What do we look for in candidates?
You are passionate about education in an alternative education setting where we recognize our students are looking for a school experience that is different than a traditional, comprehensive high school. We build off of best practices that work for our students AND have the autonomy and support to be innovative in our practices.
You are excited about Colorado High School‚Äôs mission.
You recognize the value of learning through real-world application and are eager to help all students consider a range of satisfying career paths.
You are excited about the opportunity to engage students inside and outside of the classroom through the creation of relevant curricula and programming.
You have experience or a strong desire to work with young people who have struggled personally or academically in conventional school settings.
You are tenacious about your own professional growth and have the ability to seek and apply feedback to improve your practice.
You‚Äôre entrepreneurial, innovative and willing to do ‚Äúwhatever it takes.‚Äù
You value developing trusting and often transformative relationships with students.
You are a team player who helps create a positive and vibrant school culture for both staff and students.
The Social Studies teacher will teach multiple sections of Social Studies content to students over the course of four 8-week quarters.
Find Teacher Responsibilities
Colorado High School Charter seeks candidates with strong character, passion for supporting students of diverse backgrounds and needs, and a relentless commitment to improvement and learning.
- One of the following:
- Subject matter endorsement on a Colorado teaching license
- Bachelor‚Äôs degree or higher with major in subject matter or 36 semester credit hours in subject matter
- Bachelor‚Äôs degree and passing score in subject matter on Praxis exam
- Strong knowledge of teaching methods, learning styles and educational research related to secondary learners
- Ability to create curriculum, performance tasks, and assessments with state content standards
- Strong communication, organization, and planning skills
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport quickly, facilitating positive relationships with students and coworkers
- Problem solving skills
- Proficiency in the use of technology
- Permanent US work authorization
- Experience working with young people who have struggled personally or academically in conventional school settings.
To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to Gabriel Neely, Assistant Principal, at [email protected]
Colorado High School Charter is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and school needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state or local law. Colorado High School Charter believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our schools‚Äô success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
< 1 year
How to apply
To apply submit cover letter and resume to Assistant Principal, Gabriel Neely at [email protected]