Be the change that you wish to see in the world. -Mahatma Gandhi
The Pueblo Innovation Zone consists of eight unique schools that provide some of the most challenging and rewarding work. We are seeking educators who are driven by a strong desire to positively transform the lives of students. Successful teachers will have the following characteristics:
A passion for teaching and learning.
The ability to develop meaningful relationships with students.
Be eligible for a TiR or Alternative Licensing Program in content area
Employee must complete a fingerprint-based criminal background check and must be cleared by the Office of Human Resources
Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary
Support Innovation Zone Purpose, Vision, and Mission as well as the innovation components of the schools to which they apply (e.g.- STEM, IB, AVID, Blended Learning, etc.)
3-5 years successful teaching as demonstrated by references, evaluations and student growth data
Experience implementing effective literacy instruction including foundational skills and comprehension strategies
Experience using Common Core State standards to plan instruction.
Experience with a blended learning model or a desire to learn
Experience with AVID implementation or a desire to learn
Experience in a Title I setting
Experience with Teach Like A Champion Strategies
Successful experience implementing strong classroom routines and procedures demonstrated by references and evaluations
Experience with STEM based educational philosophy and instructional practices.
Establish clear classroom routines and procedures that create a positive student-centered learning environment.
Utilize data from a variety of sources to collaboratively plan and adapt instruction. Submit lesson plans for feedback and support.
Implement evidenced-based instructional practices that build student knowledge and skills across a variety of content areas.
Actively engage in the professional development activities to continuously improve practices.
Maintain a professional attitude and work ethic.
Communicate effectively and productively with a variety of stakeholders including students, families, and colleagues.
Collaborate as a member of a high performing team to drive individual and school improvement.
Utilize a standards-based grading protocol.
Perform any and all other duties as assigned by Building Administrators
WORKING CONDITIONS: Employee will work primarily in a school/office environment with both natural and fluorescent lighting; fast-paced work; constant interruptions;
Instructions for Applying:
All applicants interested in and qualified for the posted position must submit an online application. Applications that are incomplete and/or not submitted will not be forwarded to the hiring administrator for review. The following will need to be uploaded with the application: current cover letter for the posted position; current resume; copy of principal/administrative license; copy of transcripts conferring required degree; copy of Place/Praxis test and three current letters of reference (one of which must be from your current supervisor). and any other materials requested on the application to verify that individuals are eligible for a Colorado License from the Colorado Department of Education.
Please note: If hired, a new hire packet will be emailed and must be completed prior to processing. Fingerprints will be required for all employees of Pueblo City Schools prior to your processing date.
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