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.

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  • Assistant Athletic Director

    Description
    This full-time, eleven-month position requires an individual who is highly organized and comfortable working with students, their parents and the Faculty. The Assistant Athletic Director handles emails, calls and inquiries to the Athletic Department, and as a result, is often first contact many families and the public has with the school. The Assistant works closely with the Director of Athletics, overseeing the daily athletics schedule as well as the daily workings of the school, helping to manage the competitive sports calendar, transportation, special events, referees, scheduling/confirming games and other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    We are seeking an individual with the following tools or traits:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Three or more years working in the school environment, with specific athletic experience.
    • Coaching experience
    • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Expert written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong decision-making skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
    • Ability to interact with others in a fast-paced environment, often under pressure, while remaining flexible
    • Ability to understand and manipulate the school website for communication and scheduling purposes (training provided)

    Background
    The Athletic program is highly competitive with an attention to teaching character, perseverance, and hard work through different state sanctioned sports and non-competitive activities.
     
    CA offers an excellent compensation package.

    To Apply
    Application deadline is February 15, 2015.  Ideally the candidate will be available June 8 through June 30 for training with a formal start date of August 1, 2015.

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a letter of application including salary history, resume, and three references to:
    Michael Davis, Ph.D.
    Head of School
    Colorado Academy
    3800 South Pierce Street
    Denver, CO 80235
    Email: barb.eckler@coloradoacademy.org

    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.
  • Athletic Coaches

    Job Type
    Salary Position

    Description

    Coaches are needed for the following assignments:
    Girls Lacrosse Program JV Head Coach
    Girls Lacrosse Program Varsity & JV Assistant Coaches

    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
    meghan.peregord@coloradoacademy.org

    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
    Operations, Transportation Department

    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.

    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.
  • Middle & Upper School Theatre Instructor (Grades 6-12)

    Description
    .80 time position
    Grades 6-12
    Theatre Instructor and Director
    Begins August 24, 2015

    Qualifications

    Experience teaching middle and upper school theatre
    Experience teaching scene study
    Experience directing plays and musicals
    Degree in theatre

    To Apply

    Please send a letter of application and resume to:
    Angel Vigil
    Fine & Performing Arts Department Chair
    Colorado Academy
    3800 South Pierce Street
    Denver, CO 80235
    Email: barb.eckler@coloradoacademy.org
  • Middle & Upper School Theatre Technical Instructor

    Description
    Full time position
    Grades 7-12
    Teaching, Designing and Facility Management
    Begins August 24, 2015

    Qualifications

    Experience teaching technical theatre
    Experience in scenic and lighting design
    Experience in theatre management
    Experience in set construction
    Experience in CAD design
    Degree in technical theatre
    Must present scenic and lighting design examples

    To Apply

    Please send a letter of application and resume to:
    Angel Vigil
    Fine & Performing Arts Department Chair
    Colorado Academy
    3800 South Pierce Street
    Denver, CO 80235
    Email: barb.eckler@coloradoacademy.org
  • Pre-Kindergarten Program Director

    Description
    The Pre-Kindergarten Program Director is responsible for providing general oversight of the educational program of approximately 30 children. Responsibilities include:
    • Remain current on issues and trends in Early Childhood Education
    • Work with Lower School Principal and Pre-K faculty to develop curriculum and assessments
    • Provide supervision, leadership and professional development for Pre-K faculty
    • Encourage opportunities for team building and collaboration
    • Work individually with all 30 children in large and small group instructional settings, spanning all areas of the Pre-K curriculum
    • Demonstrate initiative and a proactive orientation to recognize and resolve issues or problems
    • Communicate effectively with parents and develop family-school partnerships
    • Adhere to state codes and licensing requirements

    Qualifications

    We are seeking an individual with a Bachelor’s degree, or higher in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. The individual must be Director Certified by the Colorado Department of Human Services and have at least one year of experience working under that certification. The ideal candidate will possess a solid grounding in traditional education practice, as well as an interest and current study in teaching innovation.

    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
    Application deadline is February 25, 2015.  Please send a letter of application and resume to:
    Michael Davis, Ph.D.
    Head of School
    Colorado Academy
    3800 South Pierce Street
    Denver, CO 80235
    Email: barb.eckler@coloradoacademy.org
  • Science Teacher Leader & Innovator (Grade 8)

    Description
    CA seeks a full-time, dynamic, energetic, and creative science teacher leader for the 2015-16 school year. A full-time position consists of four sections of physical science classes, an advisory, participation in the school's Interim program, and other duties as assigned. The teacher-leader selected will have the opportunity to collaboratively redesign the eighth grade curriculum to create a Capstone STEM science experience for the 2016-17 school year.

    Qualifications

    We seek an individual with at least five years of experience teaching middle school (grades 6 through 8) science courses with the demonstrated ability to teach physical science and design new curriculum. STEM teaching experience is a plus. The ideal candidate will:
    • Be versatile and have a demonstrated track record of success teaching middle school science, physical science in particular.
    • Have demonstrated leadership in developing an innovative, vibrant, rigorous MS curriculum and an interest in developing a capstone eighth grade STEM program.
    • Understand science and STEM -- where it has come from and where it is going.
    • Teach science with joy and infectious enthusiasm.
    • View MS science as an opportunity for creativity and innovation.
    • Be a problem-solver at heart and be able to guide students through an inquiry-based, thought-provoking program, balancing conceptual understanding with skill-based learning.
    • Embrace best practice in the teaching of science.
    • View students as active learners and participants in their science experience.
    • Understand the role technology, engineering, and math play in developing student understanding.
    • Coaching abilities are a plus.

    Background
    The CA Middle School program provides a crucial bridge between our Lower and Upper School programs. Its foundation is a strong academic curriculum but is balanced by an extensive and challenging program in athletics, the arts, outdoor education, and service learning. A child's Middle School experience is characterized by small classes, high standards, a faculty committed to the growth of every student, and an abiding belief that the most successful learners are the most active and involved learners.

    Learning at CA is not confined to the classroom. Learning opportunities abound. The school’s experiential Interim program, student-generated club activities, leadership development programming and a broad-based service learning program are among the hallmarks of every student’s Middle School experience.

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

    Applicants are also invited to visit the CA website (www.coloradoacademy.org) to learn more about the school and its program.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a letter of application and resume to:
    Michael Davis, Ph.D.
    Head of School
    Colorado Academy
    3800 South Pierce Street
    Denver, CO 80235
    FAX: 303-914-2597
    Email: 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.