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Kindergarten Teacher Job Vacancy in Ascent Classical Academies, (Lone Tree, CO 80124) –

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Company name : Ascent Classical Academies

Vacant position : Kindergarten Teacher

Company location : Lone Tree, CO 80124

job description : Description:
Kindergarten Teacher (Lone Tree, Colorado)
Ascent Classical Academy of Douglas County is hiring grammar school teachers for its growing campus in Lone Tree, Colorado, in the south Denver metro area.
At Ascent Classical Academies, teachers create their own lessons within the framework set by our content-rich curriculum, in collaboration with colleagues and in partnership with Hillsdale College’s Barney Charter School Initiative. Teachers are responsible for mastering the key elements of their instruction, to include explicit phonics, Singapore math, Core Knowledge history and science, and English grammar with support from peers and Hillsdale College. Ascent Classical Academies are dedicated to the intellectual and moral betterment of our students and encourage teachers to take their own moral and intellectual improvement seriously as part of a supportive and excellence-driven culture.
The successful candidate will foster professional friendships with faculty and staff, seek collaborative relationships with parents, and mentor students in the pursuit of their own flourishing. Candidates require at least a four-year college degree. A teacher’s license is neither required nor preferred.
About Ascent Classical Academies
Ascent Classical Academies offers an American Classical Education and is a growing K-12 classical charter network based in Colorado with schools affiliated with the Barney Charter School Initiative at Hillsdale College. Ascent Classical Academies currently has K-12 campuses in Lone Tree and Windsor, Colorado. Ascent Classical Academies offer a well-rounded liberal arts and classical education supporting the ideas and philosophy behind the ideals of the American Founding.
Desired Start Date: mid-August, 2022
Compensation Range and Particulars: $42,000 to $50,000 annually. Teachers work approximately 185 days per year, with significant time off in the summer. Pay is spread evenly over 12 months.
Schedule and Classification: Full-Time Exempt
Benefits Available:

Competitive compensation package including performance pay and stipends available
Employee-only coverage for group medical, dental, and vision plan; dependent coverage available
Health savings account with employer contributions
Short- and long-term disability and life insurance plans
Retirement investment account with employer match
Paid time off
Employee Assistance Plan
Free employee benefit and healthcare guidance through HealthJoy
Paid leave for qualifying events under the Family Medical Leave Act and the Colorado Healthy Families and Workplaces Act
Robust teacher training including several weeks of training on-site and at Hillsdale College in Michigan each summer

Employment Type: Full-time, Exempt
Location: Lone Tree, Colorado
Base Salary Range: $42,000 to $50,000 . Requirements:
Qualified candidates will demonstrate high moral character and embrace the virtues of a democratic society. The successful candidate will also foster professional friendships with faculty and staff, seek collaborative relationships with parents, and mentor students in the pursuit of their own flourishing.

Bachelor’s degree or higher
Eligibility to work in the United States
After offer is accepted, satisfactory background check as required by state law and Colorado Department of Education
Conviction in the values of a rigorous liberal arts education
Loyalty to the school and ACA’s mission and vision
Commitment to model moral character in line with the school’s core virtues and the pursuit of the Good, True, and Beautiful
Adherence to all ACA policies, including but not limited to the Employee Handbook, Family Handbook, and all applicable school and board policies

A teacher’s license is neither required nor preferred. However, due to a new state law, the Colorado READ Act, K-3 grammar school teachers may be required to pass a state-required teaching reading exam within six months of beginning employment. Free training is available from the Colorado Department of Education.