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Teacher - Elementary Grade-Kdg

at Jeffco Public Schools

Posted: 2/14/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1505

Job Description

Job ID
Bergen Meadow Primary


Jeffco Public Schools, Colorado's largest K-12 school district, with 85,000 students and approximately 14,000 employees, has provided educational excellence for more than 60 years. Nearly 10 percent of all Colorado K-12 students attend a Jeffco school and our employees benefit from partnerships with experienced, dynamic school leaders throughout our district. Our Jeffco Generations vision document and strategic plan map out with focus and clarity what we expect our schools to accomplish with our graduates. Come join us!


The Mission of The Bergens: The Bergens will Educate and Empower the Whole Child for Success.The staff at The Bergens is committed to ensuring every child reaches their full potential. Differentiated instruction for our highest learners with ALP's and students are able to focus their interests through Project Based Learning. Special Education and second language learners receive support from highly qualified staff on a daily basis.

Data drives our instruction to meet the needs of each learner at all grades. Data collection begins as early as Preschool thru assessmetns in Kindergarten-5th grade: CogAT, Dibels, Math Expressions unit assessments, Amplify/TRC, MAP, Orton-Gillingham assessments, Writing assessments/rubrics/ECAW. CMAS testing 3rd thru 5th grades.

We have a very active and supportive PTA at The Bergens. They have provided an outdoor learning dome for science and gardening along with a climbing wall, kilns at both buildings, musical instruments, heart monitors for PE, playground equipment and classroom materials. The Smartboards, chromebooks, iPads, laptops and supporting software are completely funded by this organization, as well. Our students use technology throughout the day to enrich their learning experiences in all areas. The community of support for all learners extends beyond the classroom.


Teachers at The Bergens; are highly qualified, 90% hold masters' degrees and hold a GT endorsement and/or an ESL endorsement. Teachers demonstrate skills and strategies that support student growth through transforming the task, engaging students in their learning, and providing differentiated instruction.


This position is for a full-time, full day kindergarten teacher.


Teacher Elementary
Annual Position
FLSA: Exempt
FTE: 1.00000, Hours/Day: 8.000, Days/Year: 185
Salary Plan, Grade, Step: JCE - Professional - 185 days, GR1, 1
Min-Mid Annual Salary Range: $39,922.80 - $56,155.10


SUMMARY: Responsible for instructing students in an elementary grades K-6. Creates lesson plans, instructs students on core subjects such as science, literature, and math, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional preparedness based on the District's Core Curriculum. Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities.

Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.

Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.

Participate in ongoing training sessions.

Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.

Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.

Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.

Utilize various curriculum resources and technologies to enhance student learning.

Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.

Utilize District curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.

Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

Prepare and distribute parent communications.

Observe and evaluate student's performance.

Manage student behavior in the classroom creating appropriate behavior strategies.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING Teacher must hold Colorado Teaching License and be Highly Qualified in Elementary through the PLACE, PRAXIS II, or approved out of state content exam or meet Elementary HOUSSE.


Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions

Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.



The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, or gender.

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