Atlas Preparatory School seeks a Middle School Special Education Reading Teacher. Atlas Preparatory School’s environment welcomes teachers who are relentless in their aim to see student growth and who want to hone their skills as effective teachers in the classroom. Below are some of the tasks required of faculty:
Qualifications and Experience
Compensation and Benefits
Our median faculty compensation is $55,000 with experienced and exceptional faculty earning up to $80,000 through a unique and aggressive teacher-centered compensation model based on four clear and meaningful performance metrics related to our vision: Student Growth and Achievement, Family Satisfaction, Classroom Culture of Achievement, and Professionalism.
The position will remain open until filled.
Commitment to Diversity
Atlas Preparatory School is actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced team of educators. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Why should I work at Atlas Prep?
Four words: Vanguard, Purpose, Opportunity, and Lifestyle. This is your chance to
• VANGUARD: Help establish the first high performing urban charter school in Colorado Springs that unequivocally closes the achievement gap
• PURPOSE: Deliver heroic results for the students who need it the most
• OPPORTUNITY: Grow as a highly talented professional in a highly supported professional community that includes faculty with degrees from Stanford, Harvard, Penn, Colorado College, and Georgetown among others
• LIFESTYLE: Enjoy a professional and personal lifestyle in a fabulous urban mountain city
How do I apply for a position at Atlas Prep?
Interested candidates should watch the Employment Video and read through all materials posted on the employment section of the website. Instructions for what application materials are requested are listed above and include the submission of the following: Resume, Personalized Cover Letter, Two References, Inquiry Form and Relevant Student Achievement Data.
Applications will be received and reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.
What is the student demographic Atlas Prep intends to serve?
Atlas Prep is chartered through Harrison School District Two because it is a historically underserved and underperforming district in Colorado Springs. We currently serve a student of approximately 900 students in the 5th through 12th grade that is 91% free and reduced lunch, 68% Hispanic, 14% African-American, and 18% White.
What is meant by “relevant student achievement data”?
Concrete data that demonstrates candidates have achieved above average performance for their students in the past. Example data may include state / national exam scores, and or other meaningful internal exam data.
What is a charter school, and how is it different from a traditional public school?
A charter school is essentially a public school that has been granted greater autonomy over budget, curricula, and personnel, in return for greater accountability in the form of expected above average student achievement with a particular demographic of students and or academic model.