The pay range for the position is $60,000- $80,000. It This is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible compensation at the time of posting, Colorado Academy reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any wage differential that may exist for the position does not relate to sex, gender or gender identity, but relates solely to a seniority system, a merit system, or relevant education, training and/or experience. The Academy offers an excellent compensation package, wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, and an environment notable for its dedicated teaching professionals and supportive administrators. Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance benefit programs are available, as is a 403(b) retirement plan. Eligibility for all benefit programs is defined by the applicable plan document.
Colorado Academy does not discriminate or allow unlawful harassment in any of its programs, procedures or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, political affiliation, race, religion or creed, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, marital status or other protected classifications defined by applicable law. The policy applies in all aspects of employment with the Academy.
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Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Colorado Academy ("CA") seeks candidates for the position of physical education teacher. This is a full-time, ongoing appointment. The position begins in early August 2023.
We seek candidates who have strong academic training and expertise in the teaching of physical education (PE) to students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 6th. Interested candidates should possess knowledge of the key principles and approaches for a strong and healthy PE program. Understanding of current PE practices like SHAPE is critical. Ability to coach multiple sports throughout the year at a high level is beneficial. Positive energy and teamwork are essential.
At least three years of experience teaching physical education in a school setting.
An extensive knowledge base of health, wellness and fitness principles for children aged 4-12
Experience teaching students the principles of teamwork, sportsmanship, and fair play
Demonstrated commitment to—and expertise in—teaching children with diverse talents and physical abilities.
Candidates should be eager to join a professional community where collaboration is valued, where rich curricular conversations are common, and where openness to growth is the norm. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Demonstrated intercultural competence: the ability to understand and bridge diverse perspectives, identities, and lived experiences is a must. Additionally, candidates will be expected to share in the day-to-day life of the school community, which may include organizing and running a one-week Interim, and serving as a grade-level advisor.
All CA teachers are expected to carry out the mission of CA, "Creating Curious, Kind, Courageous, and Adventurous Learners and Leaders," and to support the vision of the School.
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.