Responsible for establishing, instructing, and maintaining a learning environment for students using
mathematics curriculum for grades 7-8. Prepare lessons and engaging units which encourage students to
utilize critical thinking skills, collaborative discussions and imagination. May be required to teach
electives courses based on need and experience.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- This position is responsible for providing a content rich curriculum specifically in the subject matter
of mathematics for grades 7-8.
- Demonstrate mastery of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials.
- Engage in collaborative planning with grade level and elective/specials teams.
- Maintain a safe, organized classroom that supports students’ learning and collaboration.
- Monitor and maintain a positive classroom environment that supports school-wide behavior
- Establish and maintain appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and community
members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential manner.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education or content area is required. Completed secondary
PLACE/Praxis II exam may be required. Must meet ESSA Highly Qualified requirements.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current Colorado-certified teaching license with a secondary subject specific endorsement or ability to
obtain Colorado license is required.
Skills, Knowledge, and Equipment
Ability to be flexible and collaborate with multiple teams and/or other elective/special teachers. Active
listening and problem-solving skills. Well-developed interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
Ability to work independently. Excellent prioritization and organization skills. Basic computer skills and
ability to operate office equipment.
Work is primarily assigned by the Secondary Principal. This position requires the ability to make decisions
and follow instructions of the Principal and school guidelines. Errors in decision making could lead to
incorrect grades on papers, improper instructions for students, or improper behavior management of
students. Decision making requires collaboration with the teaching staff. Work is guided by school policies