Job Postings

Colorado Academy offers rewarding teaching, administrative, and staff opportunities for talented and visionary individuals. If no positions are listed below, please continue to watch for openings that best suit your qualifications.
If you would like to submit an application for a position that is not currently available, we accept applications at any time. We prefer individuals with a Master's degree in the subject area of their intended teaching, or a teaching certificate (from any state), plus a minimum of two years of classroom teaching experience. Applicants that have completed a Master’s program with teaching preparation may require fewer years of classroom experience.

Please send a letter of application and resume to:
Michael Davis, Ph.D.
Head of School
Colorado Academy
3800 South Pierce Street
Denver, Colorado 80235
Note your name and subject or grade level in the subject line of your email.

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  • Athletic Coaches

    Coaches are needed for the following assignments:
    Girls Lacrosse Program Varsity Head Coach
    Girls Lacrosse Program Varsity & JV Assistant Coaches
    Time commitment includes regular season, post season, as well as off season training.


    Highly motivated, team players interested in teaching the game with character.
    Experience in coaching at the high school level or beyond.
    Minimum 21 years of age.
    Motor Vehicle Record must meet school safety standards.
    Must pass Criminal Background Check.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to contact:
    Meghan Peregord, Assistant Athletic Director
    Colorado Academy
    3800 S. Pierce Street
    Denver, CO 80235
    phone: 303-914-2561
  • Fine and Performing Arts Director 2015

    Colorado Academy is seeking a Director of its Fine and Performing Arts program who can lead a creative and successful art, music, and theatre faculty to solid educational goals and experiences for CA students. Click here for student interviews.

    Candidates must have proven experience and ability to create an atmosphere of arts education that offers multiple points of engagement.  This position requires working well with a wide variety of constituents including students, colleagues, and parents. This is a “Director” position that is a member of the administrative team, participates as part of the Principals’ Group (Division Heads), oversees full, part-time, and contract employees and includes classroom instruction. Click here for more on the department's innovation.

    The Froelicher Theatre stages showcase student talent with musicals, dramatic productions, and a middle school circus each year. A separate music building provides space for the more than 14,000 private music lessons per year as well as ensemble rooms, a dance studio, and a digital music lab. Click here for video on the music and recital program. 

    The Director of Fine and Performing Arts at Colorado Academy is a member of the Administrative Team and reports directly to the Head of School.
    Acting as a supervisor, faculty member, and strategic planner, the Fine and Performing Arts Director will:
    •    Represent the school’s mission.
    •    Ensure a breadth and depth of fine and performing arts experiences for the intellectual and artistic growth of students and the wider institutional community.
    •    Oversee the scope and sequence of a departmental curriculum that challenges all students to excellence, understanding the various starting points for each student.
    •    Determine, in consultation with department members, course content and offerings.
    •    Oversee development and implementation of department goals, assessment standards, and departmental requirements.
    •    Compose and coordinate a full academic year of performances, shows, and recitals.
    •    Coordinate the department’s program with other aspects of the school’s program.
    •    Represent the department’s program on school committees and in scheduling decisions.
    •    Keep abreast of recent educational research by attending conferences and workshops and reading appropriate literature.
    •    Serve as a liaison between the school and families on matters concerning ways the program meets students’ needs.
    •    Oversee hiring, scheduling, assessment, and professional development for fine and performing arts faculty.
    •    Manage and supervise the department’s budget.
    •    Oversee school’s assembly program and various special events.
    •    Provide classroom instruction.


    The successful applicant for this position will have:
    •    Subject matter expertise with at least an MFA or equivalent in related field.
    •    Successful professional accomplishments teaching at the elementary and/or secondary school levels.
    •    Good people and organizational skills.
    •    The ability to inspire as well as work as part of a team of professionals.

    The position requires an individual with vision, patience, flexibility, energy, enthusiasm, proven people and managerial skills, a sense of humor, and experience working with students and parents. Experience in an educational institution and an understanding of mission-driven enterprises are helpful. Bachelor's degree required, Master’s Degree and experience with arts education, fine and performing arts in schools preferred.

    As is true of all faculty members, the Director of Fine and Performing Arts will be expected to have a genuine understanding and appreciation of all facets of Colorado Academy’s program, and as a result will participate in the daily life of the school.

    CA offers an excellent compensation package, wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, and an environment notable for its dedicated teaching professionals and supportive administrators.

    To Apply

    Colorado Academy has engaged the national executive search firm, Educational Directions, Incorporated, to assist with the search. Candidates should submit the following documents:
    •    Cover letter explaining their interest and qualifications for the Director of Fine and Performing Arts position at Colorado Academy
    •    Current resume
    •    Names, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and relationship to the candidate of five confidential references

    Electronic submission of materials is required. Candidates should submit all information as soon as possible, in a consolidated pdf format to:
    Risa Oganesoff Heersche:
    Mathew Heersche, Ed.D.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Colorado Academy does not discriminate or allow unlawful harassment in any of its programs, procedures or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, military service, or other protected classifications defined by the State of Colorado and local laws. The policy applies in all aspects of employment with the Academy.