Teacher - Art - Secondary (Apply directly to STEM School. Do NOT apply online with DCSD.)

Please complete this application when you have time to go from start to finish. Application details cannot be saved along the way, and you must complete and submit the application in one sitting. If you leave your computer and return later, you may time out. REMINDER: Current DCSD employees must apply through their district log-on, this application is for external candidates only! Job Posting Title:Teacher - Art - Secondary (Apply directly to STEM School. Do NOT apply online with DCSD.) Job Description:STEM School is a K through 12th grade Charter School in the Douglas County School District located in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Position Specific Information (if Applicable): At STEM School Highlands Ranch we put innovation in the center of learning to unleash the potential of all students and prepare them for an exponentially changing world. Don't just read about our school; See what we do every day! We believe: 1. We equip students to succeed in an exponentially changing world. 2. We leverage the power of collaboration. 3. We relentlessly reinvent and adapt. 4. We forge pathways of discovery through continuous inquiry and experimentation. 5. We nurture the unlimited human potential. 6. We ethically and positively impact the world. What we expect: At STEM School Highlands Ranch, we expect teachers to be agile learners who design thoughtful curriculum that ensures unlimited student engagement. What you can expect: A community of committed professionals who engage in constant collaboration and innovation in order to nurture unlimited teacher and student potential. Position: STEM School is a K through 12th grade Charter School in the Douglas County School District located in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. As a teacher, you will be expected to plan, organize, and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. You are challenged with new teaching methods and educational tools in an ever changing and strategic environment. You will plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences and establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities. You will utilize technology and integrate the use of technology to provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities, instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment, observe, evaluate, encourage and provide feedback on students’ progress and development preparing required reports on students and activities. Teachers are responsible for managing student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures, maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary system of the school, and applying appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary. Our teachers are an integral part of the school and the school community, performing certain pastoral duties including, but not limited to, student support, counseling students with academic problems and supporting certain extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations, participating in department and school meetings, and parent meetings. Qualifications Required: Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution with a valid state teaching license and highly qualified content knowledge. Start Date: August 1, 2018 Salary range: $35,000 to $55,000/annual Application Instructions: Submit cover letter, reference letters, and supporting documentation in email to careers@stemk12.org. Include position title and last name in subject line of email. Responsibilities: Certifications:Teaching License - Colorado Department of Education Education:Bachelor's Degree (Required) Position Type:Charter School Primary Location:STEM CHARTER SCHOOL One Year Only (Yes or No):No Minimum Starting Rate: (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)$1.00 USD Annual Maximum Starting Rate: (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)$75,000.50 USD Annual Scheduled Hours Per Week:40 FTE:1 Approx Scheduled Days Per Year: (260 days indicates a year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track Days] are then granted based on the position. Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled work days.)185 Work Days Closing Date (Ongoing if No Date Specified): Please note that the posting will be closed as of 12:01 am on the day specified (if applicable).August 11, 2018