Peak to Peak Charter School - Teacher - High School English
- Peak to Peak Charter School - Teacher - High School English JobID: 54560
- Position Type:
Licensed - Secondary Classroom Teacher
- Date Posted:
956-Peak to Peak Charter
- Date Available:
- Closing Date:
Open until filled   Additional Information:
Peak to Peak Charter School - Teacher - High School English
Located in Boulder Valley School District, Peak to Peak is a K-12 charter public school offering a liberal arts, college preparatory curriculum that gives students a foundation for a lifetime of learning and discovery. By focusing on a liberal arts college preparatory program, Peak to Peak achieves two important objectives: it prepares students to successfully meet the educational challenges of higher education and to be well-educated citizens in an increasingly complex world. Peak to Peak takes this time-tested education and makes it accessible to students who are interested in a focused college preparatory program, regardless of their cultural or economic background.
Peak to Peak Mission Statement:
-Provide broad access to an exemplary K-12 liberal arts, college preparatory education that challenges students to achieve their academic potential.
-Be a community that values and recognizes scholarship, academic achievement, and creativity.
-Provide an environment in which each student is known, respected, and valued as an individual of great potential and promise.
-Prepare students to become active and responsible citizens of an interdependent world.
Peak to Peak Vision Statement:
The Peak to Peak community will inspire students to fulfill their academic dreams for college, to develop their creative passions and athletic talents, and to become responsible citizens.
All employees and volunteers at Peak to Peak work together to fulfill the Peak to Peak Mission Statement. The thoughts reflected in this description provide structure to the responsibilities and accountabilities for this position. However, Peak to Peak expects to employ professionals who will work beyond job descriptions, creating both a fulfilling career environment and very successful outcomes for our students. Values we hold high are: trustworthiness, honesty, diligence, open communication, fairness, and politeness, and we expect to see them evidenced in our staff, parents, and students.
The Teacher of the Secondary program is a subject-area specialist responsible for educating each pupil in his or her charge and for working with students, parents, other teachers and staff toward achieving the goals set forth in the Peak to Peak Mission
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Responsible for conducting an organized and professional classroom:
-Teaches subject area according to curriculum guidelines specified by Peak to Peak. Further develops a high-level, challenging curriculum in subject area. Maintains ongoing curriculum evaluation and development to meet the needs of students.
-Collaborates with other faculty in delivery of appropriate instructional approaches, working to serve the various learning styles and needs of Peak to Peak students.
-Implements curriculum and instruction in a manner consistent with Peak to Peak’s Mission Statement, including understanding, modeling and fostering independent thinking skills, creative problem solving and abstract reasoning.
-Shows empathy and understanding of students.
-Shares ideas and observations with students and parents.
-Develops with parents and students a cooperative partnership based on mutual respect and objectivity: Assesses student performance frequently and objectively, facilitates resolution of problems that might arise with students and parents, holds parent/student/teacher conferences in a manner consistent with Peak to Peak’s Community Handbook, and encourages parents to be contributors to the classrooms as volunteers.
-Continues intellectual and professional development in primary academic discipline.
-May provide leadership to select extracurricular school activities, act as the teacher liaison to select committees, and/or participate in the open enrollment process.
-Follows policies established by Peak to Peak Board of Directors, Boulder Valley School District, and Colorado State mandated school guidelines, except where Peak to Peak has received waivers.
-Other duties as assigned.
BA: $41,956; MA: $53,548 Peak to Peak Salary Scale
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Compensation and Benefits:
Peak to Peak offers competitive pay and a robust total compensation package including:
-MEDICAL: There are three options for Medical coverage. Peak to Peak pays the full cost of this benefit for you as the employee.
-DENTAL: Dental insurance is provided by Delta Dental of Colorado. Peak to Peak pays the full cost of this benefit for you as the employee.
-LIFE/AD&D: You are provided a $50,000 group term life insurance through CIGNA Life Insurance Company. Peak to Peak pays the full cost of this life insurance policy.
-STD/LTD: Peak to Peak pays the entire cost of both short and long-term disability benefits.
-PERA: Administered by Colorado PERA, this is a tax deferred retirement account to which you contribute 10% of your monthly earnings. Additionally, Peak to Peak contributes 20.9% to the PERA pension trust fund on your behalf.
-VOLUNTARY VISION: EyeMed is the voluntary vision program available to Peak to Peak employees.
-RETIREMENT OPTIONS: You have the following options to participate in deferred income for retirement purposes: PERA Plus 401 (k), AXA Equitable 403(b) and PERA 457.
-MEDICAL and DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: This account allows you to save money for unreimbursed medical expenses or dependent care expenses to be used within the plan year (July to June) on a tax exempt basis. This reduces your taxable income.
-TIME OFF COMPENSATION: As a 1.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee you are provided with 10 days of Paid Annual Leave Time. If your position is less than 1.0 FTE, your leave time will be pro-rated accordingly based on your FTE. Additional Paid Leave from work (Bereavement pay, Jury Duty pay, paid Professional Development Leave)
-PRIORITY ENROLLMENT STATUS: Children of staff members receive priority enrollment of their child/children at Peak to Peak Charter School.
-Ongoing Professional Development Opportunities
-Staff Appreciation Meals and Events
Peak to Peak Charter School is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries: Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/