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
barb.eckler@coloradoacademy.org
 
Note your name and subject or grade level in the subject line of your email.

  • After School Program Assistant

    Description
    Colorado Academy seeks assistants for after school program from 3:00 to 6:00 daily. Salary range $10-$12/hr.

    Qualifications

    Experience and enthusiasm with children 4 to 11 years required.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a letter of application and resumé to:

    Carol Rosberg
    Colorado Academy
    3800 South Pierce Street
    Denver, CO 80235
    or call 303-914-2565
  • Athletic Coaches


    Position Title: Athletic Coaches
    Department: Athletics
    Job Type: Salary Position
     
    Coaches are needed for the following assignments:
    Boys Soccer Program Assistant Coach
    Boys Tennis Program Assistant Coach
    Girls Basketball Program Varsity Assistant Coach
    Girls Volleyball Program Assistant Coach

     
    Time commitment includes regular season, post season, as well as off-season training.

    Qualifications:
    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
     
    Colorado Academy does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, military service, or other protected status.
  • Bus Driver

    Description
    12-month position with non-student days off
    Competitive hourly wage with benefits package
    28-30 hours per week

    Colorado Academy is seeking highly motivated, professional school bus driver/relief driver applicants.  Responsible for safely driving a school bus, abiding by all rules and regulations set forth by Colorado Academy and Federal and State Governments.  Candidates must be able to maintain safe and proper student conduct during route.  They must also accurately prepare and submit all necessary records and reports, perform pre and post trip inspections and clean buses for every shift.  Candidates must be willing to provide office assistance as required.  If interested, please come ready to be part of a professional, team-oriented, hard working atmosphere.

    Qualifications
    Driving safely is most important qualification
    Minimum 21 years of age
    High School graduate or equivalent
    Must possess a current Colorado CDL Class B – SP2
    Motor Vehicle Record must meet school safety standards
    Must pass Department of Transportation physical exam
    Must pass Criminal Background Check
    Being a highly motivated team player with professional attitude is necessary

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to contact:

    Jesse Schumacher, Director of Operations
    Colorado Academy
    3800 S. Pierce Street
    Denver, CO  80235
    phone:  303-914-2534
    fax:  303/914-2505
    jesse.schumacher@coloradoacademy.org

    Or call Liz Gonzalez to receive an application at
    303-914-2536.
  • Fine and Performing Arts Director 2015-2016

    Description
    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.

    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 in theatrical arts.

    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.

    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 in Theatrical Arts.

    Qualifications

    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: rheersche@edu-directions.com
    Mathew Heersche, Ed.D. mheersche@edu-directions.com
  • Substitute Teachers

    Description
    Substitutes are needed for:
    • Elementary
    • Middle School
    • Upper School - Mathematics only
    Pay is $95/day. Lunch and parking are provided.

    Qualifications

    A teaching certificate (from any state) or a Master’s degree in the subject you teach is required. Two years of recent experience as a teacher, tutor, or coach is also essential.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a letter of application and resumé to:

    Michael Davis, Ph.D.
    Head of School
    Colorado Academy
    3800 South Pierce Street
    Denver, Colorado 80235
    Barb.Eckler@coloradoacademy.org

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.