Employment

The New America School (NAS) provides a rigorous education in English and the academic disciplines. The curriculum is built around the experiences, needs, and aspirations of the students, and is dedicated to leadership, academic excellence and community service.

Openings 

Lakewood Campus (Jeffco Campus)

High School Mathematics Teacher

Job Description: Successful candidate will teach Mathematics classes. Must possess a valid Colorado Secondary Mathematics Teacher License, or ability to obtain one upon hire. Must possess or be willing to work towards ESL endorsement.  Multiple endorsements highly desired.  Position is Day-time, Full time, Monday through Thursday. Candidate will be working with in an alternative charter high school through the Jeffco School District serving mostly an ESL population. Must be a team player, and be dedicated to assisting our school community. Position will be for the 2017-2018 school

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Highly Qualified
  • Teacher Certificate

EXPERIENCE

  • 2 years teaching
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High School Math/Science Teacher

Job Description: Successful candidate will teach Math/Science classes. Must possess a valid Colorado Secondary Math/Science Teacher License, or ability to obtain one upon hire. Must possess or be willing to work towards ESL endorsement.  Multiple endorsements highly desired.  Position is Evening, Full time, Monday through Thursday. Candidate will be working with in an alternative charter high school through the Jeffco School District serving mostly an ESL population. Must be a team player, and be dedicated to assisting our school community. Position will be for the 2017-2018 school

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Highly Qualified
  • Teacher Certificate

EXPERIENCE

  • 2 years teaching
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Thornton Campus

Behavior Interventionist

 Purpose Statement

The position of Behavior Interventionist was established for the purposes of effecting positive behavioral change in students and providing supportive interventions to families and students. The Behavior Interventionist will help identify and provide academic, behavioral and counseling assistance to students who are at risk and truant, provide information and communicate with parents/guardians of such students, and assist such students in resolving academic and nonacademic problems which interfere with educational opportunities.  Behaviorist will work with administration and/or support services data teams to assess and then refine the current NAS disciplinary systems to ensure that they are consistent and consistently administered.  Behaviorist will facilitate implementation of a multi-tiered truancy reduction intervention program.  The program will provide support to students 16 and under to keep them engaged and on track to graduate.

Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Facilitate school-wide use of restorative practices as the foundation of conduct.
  2. Implement positive behavior supports.
  3. Work with teachers and other school-based personnel to identify NAS students who are at risk.
  4. Help develop individualized behavior programs for students assigned to case management.  These individualized behavior programs are designed to remediate problematic behavior and develop appropriate self-management skills.
  5. Implement individualized intervention plans with specific strategies (including advising, counseling, and mentoring programs and services) to address the needs of targeted students and to their families/caregivers
  6. Monitor the performance of targeted at-risk or truant students in the areas of academic achievement and attendance.
  7. Provide students with assistance in the areas of academic achievement, and social issues, and life-skills (e.g., organization skills, time management, individual and social responsibility, and work ethic) that impact outcomes.
  8. Communicate directly with parents/guardians on a regular basis to ensure parent awareness of and involvement in their child’s school performance and to secure parent support of student participation in school activities.
  9. Maintain accurate data, records, and case management files to document all activities conducted and services provided.
  10. Monitor student behavior in the In-School Suspension classroom; reinforce appropriate behavior and ensure that students stay on task.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. Ability to develop positive relationships, build rapport, and motivate students, families, and co-workers.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Bilingual (Spanish/English).
  2. Related professional experience including guidance-related activities, counseling, or human services experiences with high school age students.
  3. Experience in developing and implementing effective/social skills lessons.
  4. Experience working with at-risk high school students.
  5. Strong written and oral communication skills.
  6. Strong interpersonal and human relation skills.
  7. Cultural competency; appreciation, embracing and valuing of diversity.
  8. Capacity to function as an independent, self-motivated, and self-reliant self-starter who initiates appropriate actions and strategies and can work successfully without constant direction and close supervision.

Starting Salary:  $39,000 with excellent benefits package

Start Date:  August 1, 2017

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Aurora Campus

High School Special Education Teacher

Job Description: Successful candidate will teach high school Special Education Classes. Must possess a valid Colorado Secondary Teacher License or endorsement for Special Education. Preference will be given to those certified and experienced in SIOP / sheltered instruction. Must possess or be willing to work towards ESL endorsement. Position is full time (Day), Monday through Thursday. Occasional Fridays are necessary for school-directed professional development. Candidate will be working at an alternative charter High School under the Charter School Institute, serving a predominately ESL population and at-risk learners. Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred. Candidate must be dedicated to assisting our school community. Position will be for the 2017-2018 school year.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Highly Qualified
  • Teacher Certificate

EXPERIENCE

  • 2 years teaching

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NEW AMERICA COLLEGE

Nonprofit Management Office

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Please contact Angel Soto at resumes@newamericaschool.org for additional information regarding New America School employment.

The New America School is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition or privilege of employment. The New America School does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected by state or local law.