Middle School Math Teacher

Mountain Phoenix Community School is accepting applications for three-quarter to full-time middle school math teacher opening beginning the 2018-19 school year.

Our charter school, as a member of the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education and the Jeffco public school district, offers a comprehensive academic curriculum integrating the arts with special subject classes in Handwork/Woodwork, Spanish, Performing and Visual Arts, Music, Band/Orchestra, Games/Movement, and Eurythmy. Our thriving school with double tracks grades 1-8 serves a diverse community of over 500 children, preschool through eighth grade, by providing a public Waldorf education. Located near Denver, Colorado, our beautiful campus has a bubbling stream and views of the majestic Rocky Mountains.  Our children enjoy year-round outdoor activities with over 300 days of annual sunshine.

Known as the Mile-High City, Denver has a vibrant art and performing arts community and dozens of great outdoor festivals. You will find everything a cosmopolitan city has to offer including easy access to the beautiful Rocky Mountains, as well as the nation’s 2nd largest performing arts center.    Denver also appreciates a dynamic Anthroposophical community, study groups, Sound Circle Eurythmy, and three independent Waldorf high schools nearby.

A highly effective math teacher at MPCS has a keen interest in developing common core math standards within the Waldorf pedagogy in order to stimulate and nurture a growth mindset for all students. The ideal candidate will have background and/or experience with teaching middle school math and experience teaching in a public or independent Waldorf school.  Knowledge and commitment to the principles of public Waldorf education are essential, as are classroom management skills which lead to success for all students.

Our creative and passionate faculty is looking for a colleague who will enthusiastically join the collaborative work with faculty, staff, and parents. We offer a competitive salary with compensation for applicable years of experience, a master’s degree, and ongoing professional development, including Waldorf teacher training.  We also provide a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and PERA (retirement).

To learn more about Mountain Phoenix Community School, visit our website at http://www.mountainphoenix.org. To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to our Director of Education at michael.heffernan@jeffco.k12.co.us and include “Middle School Math Teacher” as the subject of the email.


Thank you for considering this opportunity to become a part of our innovative community at Mountain Phoenix Community School.

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