Peak to Peak Charter School - Teacher - 5th Grade Teacher
- Peak to Peak Charter School - Teacher - 5th Grade Teacher JobID: 55604
- Position Type:
Peak to Peak
- Date Posted:
956-Peak to Peak Charter
- Date Available:
- Closing Date:
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Peak to Peak Charter School - Teacher - 5th Grade Teacher
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. Our instructional and non-instructional staff inspire learning every day. We are many people from different backgrounds and experiences. Values we hold high are: trustworthiness, diligence, open communication, fairness, equity, and justice,and we expect to see them evidenced in our staff, parents, and students. When we join together, our professional team shines bright and pushes the bounds of what’s possible. We believe that all students can learn and grow to their fullest potential. We are dedicated, caring, and concerned about the social, emotional, and academic prosperity of the whole child. We pride ourselves on being a collaborative, curious, and creative group. Together, we are committed to cultivating a growth mindset in ourselves and our students, celebrating the power of vulnerability in the pursuit of development.
The Elementary Teacher is responsible for the education of each student 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 Statement. The Elementary Teacher reports to the Principal of the Elementary program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for conducting an organized and professional classroom:
- Develops and implements curriculum, communicates the curriculum in a syllabus, and completes it in the given timeframe, according to curriculum guidelines specified by Peak to Peak.
- 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
- Encourages parents to contribute to the classroom as volunteers
Continues intellectual and professional development and pursues further education 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 the 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/