Colorado Rocky Mountain School is seeking an experienced upper-school earth science teacher for the fall of 2022. Applicants should have teaching experience and, at minimum, a college degree in a related field.

CRMS science students enjoy a robust place and problem-based curricula, developing authentic understanding and agency to care for our natural environment through the study of our local mountains, rivers, and rocks. CRMS faculty employ a student-centered approach to teaching, meeting individual students’ needs in developing an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship. Faculty also participate in our active program (including outdoor, sports, arts, and community service curricula) and contribute to our residential and advisory programs.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

Teach three to four academic courses including Biology and AP Environmental Science
Support boarding students as a dorm parent in the evening and weekend residential program
Mentor a group of students as an advisor
Instruct active program curriculum including trips, mountain sports, arts, and service work
Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
Foster inclusion and social justice, ensuring all students’ sense of belonging
Take on other duties as needed
Execute all duties in a timely and professional manner

CRMS seeks to be a learning environment where diverse students and faculty can challenge their intellect, hone life skills, share a respect for the outdoors, and develop character. We are a community that welcomes and values differences so that we may understand, grow, and support each other in our quest for a culture of inclusion, equity, and belonging. Faculty dedicated to promoting these values, and those from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation package: Salary and benefits are commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included. Salary range: $25,000-$50,000 plus benefits

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Climbing Skills, Mountaineering Skills, Teaching/Education, Trail Supervisor, Water Skills


Bachelor’s Degree in related field; advanced degree or teaching credential preferred
Experience teaching middle-school or high-school science
Demonstrated experience in the use of technology, and in integrating technological applications in the classroom
Cultural competencies required to promote inclusion, equity, and belonging within a diverse cultural and social framework
Ability to effectively engage with students as a dorm parent and advisor
Proficiencies related to our out

About Colorado Rocky Mountain School

CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located thirty miles from Aspen in the mountains of western Colorado. Our programs focus on education through meaningful work, wilderness experience, community service, and a rigorous academic setting.

Application Instructions

To apply: Please complete the CRMS Employment application (https://www.crms.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Fillable-Employment-App.pdf) along with a resume and cover letter and send via email to [email protected] CRMS is an equal opportunity employer. For more information please see www.crms.org

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