Liberty Common School is seeking elementary school teachers. Openings include Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 6th grade, but we are accepting résumés for all elementary grades to begin August 2018.
Liberty Common School is a Poudre School District public charter school dedicated to Core Knowledge principles. The school currently enrolls over 615 K–6 students. We offer a unique educational program with an expanded science curriculum. The school provides excellence and fairness in education by teaching (1) a contextual body of organized knowledge, (2) the skills of learning, and (3) the values of a democratic society. This is done through parental choice, partnership with teachers, and student acceptance of responsibility for his or her academic effort.
The classroom teacher has primary responsibility for planning and delivering the entire grade level educational program in the classroom, and being an active faculty member dedicated to student achievement. The grade level teacher will work closely with the two other teachers and the two teaching assistants dedicated to the three classes. Applicants should be dedicated to a strong skills and knowledge-based curriculum. Teachers in grades K–3 provide in-class Latin instruction, grades 4–6 receive Latin as a separate specials class.
• BA/BS, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience
• Ability and willingness to teach the Core Knowledge Sequence
• Demonstrated effective classroom teaching ability
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Outlook, internet utilization, and general aptitude for learning new software applications
• Experience with the Core Knowledge Curriculum and demonstrated ability in teaching this curriculum
• Experience with classical curriculum and philosophy
• Experience with Singapore math curriculum
For more information about Liberty Common School, see libertycommon.org.
Application should include the following items:
1. Letter of application
3. Statement of educational philosophy
4. Transcript photocopy
5. Three references with phone numbers
The full job listing can be found here.