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Middle School English/Language Arts (7th/8th Grade)

at Mapleton Public Schools

Posted: 1/7/2020
Job Reference #: 1885
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: online

Job Description

Openings as of 1/17/2020
Middle Level Teaching (6-8)

  • Middle School English/Language Arts (7th/8th Grade) JobID: 1885
  • Position Type:
    Middle Level Teaching (6-8)/Language Arts

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

  •   Mapleton Public Schools, Adams County District #1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities. Inquiries may be referred to the Executive Director of Human Resources, 7350 N. Broadway, Denver, CO 80221. (303) 853-1000, or the US Dept. of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80204.


    SCHOOL: District Wide
    POSITION: Middle School English/Language Arts (7th/8th)

    Out of District applicants may fill out an application online at . In district applicants may email a letter of interest to Erica Branscum, Asstistant Superintendent, Talent Recruitment and Development at

    • Possess a Colorado Teaching License with endorsement in English/Language Arts.
    • Additional endorsement in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education also required.* * or willingness to pursue endorsement
    • Coordinating multiple adult interactions to support the instructional focus for students.
    • Serving as mentor, co-teacher, and colleague in study groups, seminars, committees, and other professional collegial activities.
    • Developing a common shared professional vision of teaching and learning grounded in research and practitioner knowledge.
    • Developing and implementing learning experiences and assessment processes that allow students and pre-service teachers to demonstrate what they know and are able to do.
    • Developing and implementing new approaches for examining and improving instructional practices through ongoing inquiry-based reflection.
    • Modeling effective strategies for supporting positive student behavior.
    • Willingness to loop with students.
    • Supporting field experiences and clinical practice of pre-service teachers both during and outside of the contract day.
    • Supporting the learning of students, pre-service teachers, and colleagues.
    • Using ongoing inquiry-based reflection to analyze instructional practices and making constructive changes.
    • Participating in professional development during and outside of the contract day and for two weeks during the summer.
    • Developing assessments, collecting information, and using results to inform instruction and improve practice.
    • Participating in a process of ongoing assessment, reflection, and action that results in continuous improvement of learning for all learners.
    • Participating in the development of appropriate and consistent ways to provide the public with evidence regarding the achievement of goals.
    • Engaging in collaboration with all stakeholders to carry out the mission of the school.
    • Collaborating with university partners to improve learning outcomes for both students and pre-service teachers.
    • Collaborating with university partners to plan and implement the curriculum and instruction for pre-service teachers.
    • Collaborating with administrators, instructional coach, university partners, teachers, and pre-service teachers to provide a responsive and supportive environment for all learners.
    • Ensuring equitable learning opportunities and outcomes for students and pre-service teachers.
    • Differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all learners.
    • Engaging in systematic examination of how the alignment of curriculum, instructional approaches and assessment strategies affect outcomes for all learners.