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Teaching Assistant (Elementary School)

Job Description
Organization: 
Rocky Mountain Preparatory School
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Education
Job Description: 

About Rocky Mountain Prep

Rocky Mountain Prep is a growing network of innovative public charter schools, serving students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade in the Greater Denver Area. Rocky Mountain Prep opened its first school in 2012 with 130 students and has grown to four schools, working with over 1,500 scholars across two districts. Grounded in our culture of rigor and love, our schools consistently outperform local districts academically, while also ensuring our scholars are developing in our PEAK values of perseverance, excellence, adventure, and kindness.

Who We Seek

Our staff believes that when you love someone, you hold them to high expectations - and we apply this to our own work, the work of our colleagues, and the work of our scholars. We take our work seriously, but ourselves less so - we laugh and joke and bring joy to work every day. And finally, we value a diversity of perspectives and experiences, recognize the humanity of those around us, and seek to build an inclusive environment that models what we wish to see in the world.

Overall, we're good people with big hearts, who care a whole lot about our people - both big and small - and are constantly improving our practice to be the staff our scholars truly deserve.

Note: This application is for all open TA positions within our network. We have need for TAs in both our Pre-K (ECE ) and Special Education classrooms.

Areas of Responsibility

In this role, you will

    • Perform classroom duties as assigned by the Lead Teacher which may include but is not limited to:  
    • Lunch/recess duties
    • Morning duties/afternoon duties
    • Materials prep, bulletin boards, copies, homework folders, homework packets
    • Clean & organize classroom daily  
    • Support initial classroom set up and break down 
    • Attendance Support with individual behavior plans
    • Assisting with student instruction- leading or small group instruction (TBD with Lead Teacher)  
    • Care for students and assist with classroom management
    • Perform other duties, as required
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Provide evidence of completing high school or a GED
  • Pass a background check
  • Demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States
  • Demonstrate strong perseverance, excellence, adventure and kindness
  • Have a growth mindset and want to create the very best environment for every scholar
Compensation/Benefits
Compensation: 

The salary for this position is $25,000.

Benefits: 
  • 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)
  • Paid-Time-Off (Personal/Sick leave)
How To Apply

Please use this link to apply!  Once you submit an application a member of our team will reach out with next steps within 24-48 hours.

 

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

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