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Imagine Charter School at Firestone is a K-8 Classical Core Knowledge School in Firestone, Colorado. This is a school with high academic and behavioral standards with high levels of parent involvement.
 

Employment Application (link to external site)
Current Openings

We are currently accepting resumes and applications for the following positions:
For all positions, please complete online application and email resume/cover letter to imaginefirestoneemployment@gmail.com unless indicated otherwise.

 

Special Education Para

 

 

About Imagine Charter School at Firestone:

Mission

  • To positively shape the hearts and minds of our students by providing them with a classical, core knowledge curriculum that is academically rigorous and content rich, a safe environment in which character is modeled and promoted, and a community in which to build trusting relationships with others.

 

Imagine Firestone seeks professionals who are committed to six measures of excellence:

Our Shared Values
  • Integrity, commitment to the whole community, not just signing up to work in a classroom
  • Justice, seeing all students as individuals with individual needs
  • Fun, a bottom up approach to shared decision making
Academic Achievement
  • A desire to continually learn and reflect in an academic environment
  • A desire to teach in a classical school that focuses on grammar, logic, and rhetoric
  • A belief that content is important to the learning process and that science and history are essential components of elementary and middle school education (Core Knowledge)
  • A belief that an academic environment should be structured to encourage students to see themselves as discoverers and ask questions
  • A belief that education should never be textbook or worksheet driven
  • A desire to use data to improve learning gains
Positive Character Development
  • A desire to infuse your curriculum with opportunities to develop positive character
  • The expectation that all teachers will focus on core virtues within their daily instruction
Economic Sustainability
  • The understanding that all staff members are responsible for understanding our budget and maintaining a balanced budget
Parent Choice
  • The understanding that parents are a child’s first teacher and should be a partner in their child’s education.
  • The desire to develop personal rapport and communication with families to ensure that parents feel welcome and included.
New School Development
  • The understanding that we are all responsible for marketing our school through our communication and our actions
  • The expectation that we will all participate in marketing events to promote the school.
 
Imagine Firestone is looking for professionals with the following qualifications/expectations:
  • The desire to support the six measures of excellence listed above
  • The understanding that common plan time will be scheduled to allow for structured grade level meetings
  • The expectation that there will be after school meetings on a weekly basis
  • The commitment to improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration, best practices, and regular assessment.
  • The desire to communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • A B.A./B.S. degree in subject area intended to teach
  • A Colorado license in subject area or grade level intended to teach (preferred)

  
For all positions: 
Email resume, cover letter, three letters of recommendation, and completed Employment Application (above) to imaginefirestoneemployment@gmail.com ONLY IF no specific email is listed in the job posting.
 
 Imagine Charter School at Firestone is a K-8 public charter school that opened in 2008 within the St. Vrain Valley School District.  We are committed to fostering strong relationships within the school, having a welcoming and respectful environment, giving emphasis to each student’s positive character development through role modeling, curricular emphasis, and community service.  Individuals who thrive in this environment have the following characteristics: flexibility, self-initiative, is a team player, professionalism, is a problem solver, and has the ability to stay calm in stressful situations.
 
General Employment Information
As the nation’s second largest operator of public charter schools, Imagine Schools is a dynamic organization with a strong financial foundation focused on the pursuit of excellence in education. Imagine Schools serves nearly 20,000 students from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Exceptional classroom teachers are the soul of Imagine schools. We know that it takes the nurturing spirit and teaching skills of caring professional teachers to inspire our students and evoke those “magical” learning moments each day.

We offer:
  • A warm, caring school environment dedicated to student academic achievement and character development
  • A thematic-based integrated curriculum
  • Limited class sizes
  • Professional development and training
  • Competitive compensation
  • Imagine Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, sex, color, creed, national origin, veteran status, age, marital status, disability or any other status protected by state and local law.