This science and engineering position’s purpose is a combination of roles. This instructor will work collaboratively with all classroom teachers to provide integrated, engaging, and meaningful hands-on science and engineering instruction through inquiry and project-based learning. The teacher will be required to create curriculum based on thematic school-wide units as well as provide engaging and meaningful individualized learning experiences for Preschool-5th grade students. In addition, the teacher will be responsible for the Annual Rivendell Science Fair; these responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating student work packets, supporting students in the production of projects, and judging all student entries into the fair.
The science and engineering teacher reports to the Rivendell Principal, the Board of Directors, or its designee on all matters pertaining to the operation of the organization. The science and engineering teacher is responsible for ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education, for all Rivendell students with whom there is contact during the school day. The Science and engineering teacher is responsible for designing meaningful and individualized academic lessons, team-building activities, and a positive classroom environment that promotes individualized education. The science and engineering teacher will work in collaboration with classroom teachers to ensure rich and appropriate learning experiences take place in the classroom.
Work Period:August 9, 2021 – May 27, 2022
Daily Hours: 8:00-3:30 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (3 days a week)
Wednesday 7:00-8:00 staff meetings
Pay: $20 per hour
Total Hours: 21 Hrs. 45Min (Some additional hours for meetings and Science fair/Family Science Night)
Colorado Teaching License
Additional Salary Information: $20 per hour. 22 hours per week.
About Rivendell School of Northern Colorado
Founded in Fort Collins, Colorado in 1976, Rivendell is a school where students are honored and respected for their individual needs and learning styles. We provide an individualized academic education within which students are allowed to progress at their own pace. Rivendell students become engaged, creative learners who value their own strengths and the strengths of others.