School Teachers

Lake County School District   Leadville, CO   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 7, 2024

Teach in America’s highest city. Enjoy a fantastic outdoor lifestyle in a place that USA Today has called one of the ten “Best Historic Small Towns.” To be considered applicants must have one of the following: Bachelors degree and/or Teaching Certificate.

Lake County School District is an educational organization creating exciting, transformational change in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Come be a part of it! Lake County is located two hours west of Denver in the heart of Colorado's highest peaks at 10,200 feet. There are about 7,000 people in Lake County, and Leadville is the main city. Many adults commute to work in the service industry in nearby ski areas. We have a strong history of mining, adventure recreation, and outdoor enthusiasm. We are seeking elementary teachers for grades K-6 for the 2024-2025 school year. We also are hiring special education teachers at all grade levels! We enjoy a four day school week and excellent benefits! The employer pays the majority of health insurance premiums, depending upon your choice of plan.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree of related subject from accredited university and/or
  • Colorado Teaching License: Elementary Education Grades K-6 or Special Education (or enrollment in alternative teaching licensure preparation program by 8/1/2024)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated competency in the classroom
  • Strong interpersonal skills and computer proficiency
  • Experience with students who are multilingual, Spanish skills preferred

How to apply:

External candidates, please submit a Certified Employee Application, which can be found here and downloaded:

Letter of interest, copies of teaching licenses, and resume to Kathleen Fitzsimmons, HR Manager.

Lake County School District is an equal opportunity employer