Available Positions

Substitute Teacher

To fill in for a teacher during absences

Position is open until filled. PPSEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

 MAJOR FUNCTION:

To fill in for a teacher during absences

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

The substitute teacher is a person assigned to work in the absence of a regular teacher to aid students in understanding a subject matter, as well as to provide skills required for programmed lessons and purposeful training for the classroom he/she is assigned.

Reports to:

Principal

Job Objectives:

Carries out the absent teacher’s prepared lesson plans. Note: During a prolonged absence as defined by board policy, the substitute is responsible for performing all essential functions identified in the absent teacher’s job description.

REQUIRED DUTIES:

Applicants must hold a teaching license, a substitute license, or a degree from a certified university.

How to apply:

PPSEL uses a substitute teacher system to hire substitutes. If you are interested in becoming a substitute please go to this website: subs.taggeducation.com/register.

Lunch and Recess Monitor
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Position is open until filled. PPSEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

IMPORTANT: We are experiencing intermittent difficulties with our online application.  If you experience difficulties, please feel free to email a letter of interest  directly to Don Knapp at don.knapp@ppsel.org

MAJOR FUNCTION:

Lunch and Recess Monitor

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning (PPSEL) is seeking a lunch and recess monitor for the 2019-2020 school year.  We are seeking individuals with a positive attitude, strong collaborative skills and a desire to work for the benefit of each child in a unique way.

The position is Monday – Thursday on school days paying $12 per hour. The hours are 10:45-1:15.

The lunch and recess monitor will be in charge of setting up and taking down the cafeteria, cleaning the cafeteria, and monitoring students indoors and outdoors.

Position requires lifting of approximately 20 pounds, bending over, and walking.  The monitor will be outdoors in all kinds of weather. Must be able to handle child noise, as well.

Elementary Teacher
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Position is open until filled. PPSEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

IMPORTANT: We are experiencing intermittent difficulties with our online application.  If you experience difficulties, please feel free to email a cover letter and resume directly to Don Knapp at don.knapp@ppsel.org

MAJOR FUNCTION:

Elementary Classroom Teacher

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning (PPSEL) is seeking elementary teachers for the 2020-2021 school year.  We are seeking individuals with a positive attitude, strong collaborative skills and a desire to work for the benefit of each child in a unique way. PPSEL is a cutting-edge school with highly engaged classrooms.  We are looking for teachers who want to implement new strategies and ideas.

Why Teach at PPSEL? EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) schools organize their curriculum around multidisciplinary, integrated learning expeditions. The PPSEL faculty enjoy a high degree of autonomy and responsibility in all aspects of the school program including working with students as individuals; developing curriculum from standards; leading students on engaging fieldwork and service learning; experiential methods of learning in environments inside and outside the classroom; collaborating with entire staff; and engaging in professional development.

Teaching Positions at the PPSEL: Preferred Attributes

PPSEL prefers candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Appreciation for each student, co-worker and parent/guardian as an individual
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, and spontaneous
  • Willingness to PPSEL’s progressive, constructivist, project-based educational philosophy which includes creation of curriculum aligned to standards.
  • Understands how to pinpoint each student’s strengths and weaknesses and then apply differential instructional practices to meet the diverse learning needs of each student
  • Strong desire to teach in a demanding, cutting-edge program in which all aspects of school life are open for discussion, reflection, and continuous improvement
  • Sense of humor
  • Deep and abiding sense of inquiry

 

Art Teacher
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Position is open until filled. PPSEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

IMPORTANT: We are experiencing intermittent difficulties with our online application.  If you experience difficulties, please feel free to email a cover letter and resume directly to Don Knapp at don.knapp@ppsel.org

MAJOR FUNCTION:

Art Teacher

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning (PPSEL) is seeking an art teacher for the 2020-2021 school year for elementary and middle school.  We are seeking individuals with a positive attitude, strong collaborative skills and a desire to work for the benefit of each child in a unique way. PPSEL is a cutting-edge school with highly engaged classrooms.  We are looking for teachers who want to implement new strategies and ideas.

Why Teach at PPSEL? EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) schools organize their curriculum around multidisciplinary, integrated learning expeditions. The PPSEL faculty enjoy a high degree of autonomy and responsibility in all aspects of the school program including working with students as individuals; developing curriculum from standards; leading students on engaging fieldwork and service learning; experiential methods of learning in environments inside and outside the classroom; collaborating with entire staff; and engaging in professional development.

Teaching Positions at the PPSEL: Preferred Attributes

PPSEL prefers candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Appreciation for each student, co-worker and parent/guardian as an individual
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, and spontaneous
  • Willingness to PPSEL’s progressive, constructivist, project-based educational philosophy which includes creation of curriculum aligned to standards.
  • Understands how to pinpoint each student’s strengths and weaknesses and then apply differential instructional practices to meet the diverse learning needs of each student
  • Strong desire to teach in a demanding, cutting-edge program in which all aspects of school life are open for discussion, reflection, and continuous improvement
  • Sense of humor
  • Deep and abiding sense of inquiry