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The Classical Academy Secondary

Colorado Springs, Colorado ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3942351
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 23, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2022

Job Description

Title: Teacher                                                             Department: College Pathways
Date: Updated November 22, 2021                           FLSA Status: Exempt
Work Year: Academic Calendar
This position is for the 2022-2023 school year in TCA College Pathways' hybrid online program. This position is part time, with an FTE of 0.8
Schedule:  In-building teaching days are Tuesday - Friday.  Other in-building time required for staff meetings, in-services, and Student Support Services meetings.  Actual schedule will be provided upon request.
SALARY: $39,794 - $40,96
  •  (This position will be adjusted to 0.8 FTE which equates to $31,835-$32,773)
  • depending upon previous relevant experience. Actual starting pay rate will be determined after a review of the work experience provided on the job application and resume.
    Teacher Tier System document: 

    Implements a school program which encourages a positive learning environment and supports The Classical Academy’s mission statement and Core Values.
    Reports to the Principal of College Pathways/Cottage School Program
    Creates a positive atmosphere in the classroom and through on-line instruction to help ensure success for individual students
    Sets a plan for classroom management
    Models and instructs virtuous character traits
    Develops curriculum and lesson plans in line with The Classical Academy philosophy
    Creates and administers assessments to monitor progress
    Works with parents to ensure success for each student in the classroom
    Communicates progress with parents and works together to ensure tasks are completed
    Attends meetings, conferences, and in-services as required
    Coordinates special events and field trips to enrich curriculum  
    Serves on various committees such as curriculum and planning committees
    Performs additional duties such as Success Center tutor, study hall monitor, office hours, carpool monitor, or lunch monitor
    Supervises student clubs and activities
    Supports and enforces TCA policies and expectations such as uniform policies
    Bachelor degree (with minimum 24 credit hours in subject area or passing PRAXIS or any CDE approved state content test in subject area).
    Expertise in the subject areas taught
    On-line instruction experience preferred, but not required  
    Knowledge of The Classical Academy’s philosophy, procedures and rules
    Knowledge of basic materials for grade level or subject area
    Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
    Strong communication skills
    Ability to maintain confidentiality
    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, co-workers, and volunteers
    Ability to be flexible
    Ability to provide a warm and caring attitude toward students, parents, and staff
    Ability to work well with students and parents from diverse populations
    Ability to analyze assessment data and to differentiate instruction based on analysis of data and knowledge of effective instructional strategies/methods  
    Support staff
    Contacts are generally of a nature requiring disseminating and discussing routine information, but may occasionally involve sensitive issues or situations  
    Work is performed in a classroom setting and on-line setting with occasional supervision duties such as Success Center, study hall, carpool line, field trips, or special activities
    Work normal school hours and other times as needed  
    Stoops, kneels, crouches, bends, reaches, and balances while working or helping students
    Spends some time sitting but the majority of time standing and walking while performing job duties
    Oral, vision, and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication  
    BENEFITS For positions of .5 FTE and greater
    The Classical Academy offers competitive pay and a robust total compensation package including:
    MEDICAL: There are three options for Medical coverage, including an HSA option; as well as access to PeakMed for eligible staff members who elect a TCA Medical plan. The Classical Academy (TCA) makes a monthly contribution toward your medical premiums as an employee.
    DENTAL: Dental insurance is offered through Delta Dental of Colorado. TCA makes a monthly contribution toward the premium for this benefit 
    LIFE/AD&D/LTD: Employees are provided a $25,000 group term life insurance through The Standard Life Insurance Company and offers an Accidental Death and Dismemberment and Long-term Disability policy as well. TCA pays the full cost of this benefit.
    PERA: Administered by Colorado PERA, this is a tax deferred retirement account to which you contribute 10% of your monthly earnings.  TCA contributes 20.9% to the PERA pension trust fund on your behalf. 
    VOLUNTARY VISION: EyeMed is the voluntary vision program available to TCA employees.
    WELLNESS PROGRAM: A voluntary wellness program though Orriant is offered in which employees are eligible to earn an incentive of up to $150 for participation with achievement of wellness activity goals
    RETIREMENT OPTIONS: Employees may elect to participate in deferred income for retirement purposes:  PERA Plus 401 (k)
    MEDICAL and DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: This account allows employees 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: A1.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee is provided with Staff Leave and Personal Leave. IFor positions less than 1.0 FTE, your leave time will be prorated accordingly based on FTE. Our leave program is fully compliant with the Colorado Healthy Families Workplace Act.
    PRIORITY ENROLLMENT STATUS: Children of staff members .4 FTE and above receive priority enrollment of their child/children at The Classical Academy Charter School.
    Ongoing Professional Development Opportunities
    Staff Appreciation Meals and Events

    Conditions of Employment:
    Per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the selected applicant shall be required to verify, within 72 hours of employment, her/his legal right to be employed in the United States.
    The Classical Academy does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, national origin, disability, gender, or any other protected status in its educational programs and activities (including employment and application for employment).
    • Position Type: Part-time
    • Positions Available: 1
    • Salary: $ 31,835 to $ 32,773 Per Year
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Science: Chemistry
  • Job Requirements

    • Must undergo and pass a background check and fingerprinting.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Devin Kinsey
    • 975 Stout Road
    • Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921

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