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Pueblo City Schools (learn more)

Pueblo , CO (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2857398
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: February 19, 2018

Job Description

This posting is for the 2017-2018 School Year

Teachers from other schools may apply and move to an Innovation School at any time during the school year

CONTRACT TERMS:  One Hundred Eighty-three Days (183) + 6 additional days
                                   Teacher Benefits
                                   Teacher Salary Schedule 
                                   Salary Range:  $35,200 - $73,200
                                   PEA Agreement
                                   Status:  FLSA Exempt

Teacher Contract Salary Schedule plus additional work days required for Roncalli STEM Academy
Sign On/Stay On Bonus
Extended Day/ Extended Year Calendar additional pay
Professional Development pay for training
Pay for Performance


  • Valid Colorado Special Services License within 60 days from date of hire
  • Counselor Endorsement
  • Elementary or K-12 Level or
  • Master’s degree in Community/Family Counseling and passing the PLACE or PRAXIS exam for School Counseling or
  • Willingness to obtain a Temporary Educator Eligibility Authorization (TEE) through the Colorado Department of Education and enroll in a Colorado state approved program for School Counseling and completion of program within 3 years and
  • Proof of acceptance in program and continued progress required prior to the start of each school year
  • Support the CORE Values and Teacher commitment
  • Belief that ALL students can achieve excellence 
  • Three to five years successful teaching experience at the secondary level (demonstrated by references and evaluations, and student growth)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Common Core standards
  • Ability to unpack standards and align with curriculum
  • Ability to write specific learning goals, objectives and outcomes
  • Ability to analyze and use multiple data sources to make sound instructional decisions
  • Ability and willingness to collaborate with colleagues and actively participate in professional learning communities
  • Ability to use technology and incorporate/teach 21st century skills
  • Ability to scaffold and differentiate instruction
  • Ability and willingness to integrate reading, writing and math throughout the curriculum
  • Experience in a Title I setting
  • Knowledge of ASCA Model School Counseling
  • Experience with grant reporting
  • Previous experience as a high school or high school teacher
  • Strong understanding of and belief in "standards"
  • Demonstrated ability to work with needs of high school students
  • Computer expertise or an expectation to learn Infinite Campus
  • Positive public relation skills, professionalism, strong work ethic, ability to develop positive relationships with school and community
  • Ability to demonstrate the communication skills with students, parents, and teachers to enhance the educational, personal, and social aspect of each student
  • Knowledge of ICAP development
  • Knowledge of graduation requirements and college entrance requirements
  • Knowledge of career assessments and career counseling
  • Experience or course work in multicultural awareness
  • Ability to interpret test information and data
  • Strong commitment to system change and strong evidence of being a "team player"
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Experience with interest inventories
  • Ability and desire to work with CDE and Counselor Corp Grant
Job Expectations: 
  • Believe that all children can learn and achieve excellence
  • Believe that the teacher is the primary determinant in student success
  • Believe that student learning is the primary purpose of the teacher
  • Desire to work with middle school students
  • Provide a positive student-centered learning environment that fosters academic achievement, creativity, character development, a passion for learning and a sense of belonging
  • Believe and support in ARTS integration
  • Support, teach and model the school values:  Respect, Accountability, Commitment, Fairness, Integrity and Teamwork
  • Possess a desire to work with a diverse population
  • Maintain a positive professional attitude and professional work ethic
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills – both written and spoken
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively with teachers, students and parents
  • Embrace the Pueblo Academy of Arts curriculum and implement with fidelity
  • Ability and willingness to support and implement all aspects of our innovation plan and school improvement plan
  • Adhere to our Teacher Commitment Agreement and Dress Code
  • Ability and willingness to empower and support the success of others
  • Support and implement (research-based) effective instructional strategies
  • Support and implement the school’s grading policy 
  • Support distributive leadership
  • Support team decisions
  • Contribute to a highly qualified and effective staff
  • Be a problem solver
  • Be self-motivated
  • Encourage and motivate students to achieve excellence
Instructions for Applying:
All applicants interested in and qualified for the posted position must submit an online application.  Applications that are incomplete and/or not submitted will not forwarded to the hiring administrator for review.  The following will need to be uploaded with the application:  current cover letter for the posted position; current resume; copy of principal/administrative license; copy of transcripts conferring required degree; copy of Place/Praxis test and three current letters of reference (one of which must be from your current supervisor and all within two years). and any other materials requested on the application to verify that individuals are eligible for a Colorado License from the Colorado Department of Education.

Please note:  If hired, you will be contacted to set up a processing date.  A new hire packet will be emailed and must be completed prior to processing.  Fingerprints will be required for all employees of Pueblo City Schools prior to your processing date.

Pueblo City Schools seeks to comply with state and/or federal law prohibiting discrimination in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, sex (gender), age genetic information, or disabilities in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its educational programs or activities.  Inquiries regarding Pueblo City Schools' compliance may be referred to the Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Compliance Officer for Pueblo City Schools, 315 West 11th St., Pueblo, CO  81003 (719) 549-7162.
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  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Pueblo City Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • Pueblo, Colorado 81003

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