Colorado Rocky Mountain School is seeking an experienced Upper School History Teacher to join our team of dedicated faculty members starting in the fall of 2022. This teacher will implement a global history curriculum. History teachers at CRMS value a progressive, interdisciplinary pedagogy designed to meet individual student’s needs and help them attain 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
-Collaborate with English and other relevant academic disciplines
-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, or 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
-Bachelor’s Degree in related field required; advanced degree and/or teaching credential preferred
-Humanities teaching experience (1-year minimum)
-World history and global studies experience preferred
-Experience teaching fundamental skill sets, such as reading comprehension and re-call, writing strategies and techniques, and organization skills
-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
CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located in the mountains of western Colorado. We provide students with a transformative education through an inclusive community on our campus, a rigorous academic program in our classrooms, and experiential learning on our public lands.
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
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.