Monte Vista School District is accepting applications for 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher. Applications may be submitted to the District Office, 345 E. Prospect Ave., Monte Vista, CO 81144 until the position is filled. Applications may be downloaded at http://ww2.monte.k12.co.us/employment-opportunities.html or call 719-852-5996.
An energetic, enthusiastic, talented and compassionate social studies teacher is being sought to join the dedicated professionals at the Monte Vista Middle School. The ability to establish personal relationships with at risk students is essential. Colorado Teaching Certification required
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Teaching social studies and economics in grade 8.
close collaboration with ELA team teacher on writing and research expectations for students
Frequent communication with parents
Curriculum evaluation and modification
Active participation in RTI and PBIS initiatives
Actively contributing to a positive culture that puts students first.
Desired skills/traits include:
The ability to establish a good working rapport with all students and parents
Knowledge of Colorado's Academic Standards for Social Studies
Experience with differentiating for individual learner needs
Strong technology skills - students have 1 to 1 technology
A creative approach to problem-solving
The ability to contribute to a strong team through active collaboration and shared responsibilities