Job Description

Openings as of 3/21/2018
Horizons K-8 Charter

  • Teacher - Special Education, 6th - 8th Grades JobID: 36651
  • Position Type:
    Horizons K-8 Charter/Special Education 6th-8th Grade

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    952-Horizons K-8 School

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:

    Teacher - Special Education 6th-8th Grades
    1.0 FTE - 2018-2019
    Horizons K-8

    Position Description:

    This is a full time (1.0) Special Education teacher position for Horizons K-8 with a focus on students in the 6th through 8th grade. We support a full inclusion model, our special education teacher will collaborate closely with classroom teachers to plan and support accomodations, along with providing direct services outside of the classroom as needed.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of this position.

    - Support differentiated instruction for students according to student needs, selecting and implementing appropriate educational materials and strategies within the classroom
    - Plan, guide and deliver instruction according to state standards and Horizons K-8 curriculum
    - Knowledge of federal and state special education laws and regulations and commitment to learning and implementing BVSD and Horizons K-8 procedures for the implementation of compliant special education services for students
    - Monitor student learning progress to evaluate the effectiveness of the educational approaches being used and make modifications as needed
    Communicate goals, strategies, and results of educational programs implemented with teachers, parents, and students

    Salary: Commensurate with experience and position on the Horizons K-8 Teacher Salary Schedule, which can be found at

    To Apply: Please visit: for the full job description and application process

    Horizons K-8 School, located in south Boulder, has a rich history of academic excellence. The Horizons community takes great pride in attending to the whole child through an atmosphere of respect, responsibility, safety and kindness throughout the school. A consistently high-performing school, Horizons emphasizes multi-age groupings, full inclusion, service learning, teacher-guided student choice, community building, authentic and active learning experiences, outdoor education, use of technology, and project-based instruction. Our 348 students are in classes of 18-20 students, guided by an exemplary group of teacher leaders. The school is governed through a horizontal model that includes faculty, staff, parents and administrators. Portfolio-based assessments and student-led conferences replace traditional report cards and grades.

    Our mission is to guide students to become self-directed learners and community contributors in a respectful learning environment. At Horizons K-8 School, we strive to make our school an exciting, inclusive place to work, teach, learn, create, and innovate by actively fostering a respectful and responsible environment where all community members - staff, students and families - are included.
    Horizons K-8 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 -

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