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Director of Academics: Literacy

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Rocky Mountain Prep
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Denver Metro
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About the Role 

This role is based on our Network Support Team and will be responsible for the program management of our EL Education curriculum implementation for all grades. 

  • This is a full-time, in-person position based in the Denver-metro area
  • Must be available to start work in June 2021


Areas of Responsibility

In this role, you will: 

  • Direct the implementation of EL Education Curriculum in grades K-5 
  • Provide professional development and coaching to school leadership regarding curriculum implementation and literacy instruction
  • Provide professional development and coaching to teachers regarding curriculum implementation and literacy instruction
  • Analyze network-wide data to determine progress toward goals and isolate next steps in literacy instruction
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • Required
  • 3+ years of lead teaching experience in a public elementary school special education setting
  • 1+ years of experience in leadership and coaching (either as an administrator or teacher leader)
  • Deep knowledge of the science of reading and classroom instruction techniques that lead to outstanding literacy results
  • Experience with EL Education (or similar) curriculum is required
  • Preferred
  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in literacy instruction
  • 2+ years of experience as a school administrator or district leader with direct teacher coaching and professional development responsibilities
  • Specialized training in research-based literacy intervention (e.g. Orton-Gillingham)
  • Experience working with linguistically and culturally diverse students and families

The salary range for this position is $59,500k - $80,500k.

  • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability Insurance (RMP offers all paid employees short-term disability and optional long-term disability at no cost to the employee)
  • Life Insurance (optional upto $100k - additional options through PERA)
  • Retirement (PERA - RMP does not match contributions at this time)
  • There is an optional 401k that employees can take advantage of but that is not required.
  • Paid-Time-Off (Personal/Sick leave)
How To Apply

Please use this link to apply!

If you have any questions please contact our Senior Manager of Recruitment Lela Payne at [email protected].

RMP is an equal opportunity employer. We seek applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to color, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Thank you so much for considering Rocky Mountain Prep for the next stage in your teaching career. We look forward to getting to know you and to sharing more about us. Please reach out with any questions!



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