LICENSED TEACHER VACANCY
ENGLISH TEACHER - VISTA RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL
This position is ESSER funded and will be considered a 1 year
contract unless funds are approved the following year.
July 28, 2021
New Teacher/Licensed Staff Orientation:
New teaching/new licensed staff orientation will be held on July
23, 26 and 27, 2021
District 49 credits each year of verified full-time/full-year
K-12 teaching experience up to 15 years.
182 contracted work days
This position is eligible for benefits including group insurance
(health, dental and vision), paid sick and personal leave and
elective retirement savings plans. Benefit details can be found
The minimum starting pay is $37,116/year and the maximum salary
is $61,404/year. Initial pay placement is dependent on level of
formal education and years of relevant experience (the maximum
credit granted is 15 years).
Interviews are site-based and not conducted by the Human
If you have questions regarding the status of an open or
recently closed position, you may contact the site where the
vacancy is located.
This teaching position is required to work in the school's
Qualifications and Expectations:
- BA/BS from accredited college or university
- Valid Colorado teaching license endorsed in area of assignment:
Secondary English Language Arts OR
- a valid CO licensed endorsed in another area AND passing exam
scores on the CO PLACE - English or PRAXIS II - exam #5038 (or
#0041/5041) only OR
- a valid CO license endorsed in another area and 24 or more
semester hours in English - HR to review transcripts and make
- a valid CO license endorsed in another area and a BA/BS or
higher major in English - HR to review transcripts and make
See attached job description for details about this
District 49 is a progressive, rapidly growing district in
eastern Colorado Springs. Home to more than 23,000 students and
2,000 staff members, District 49 aims to be the best district to
learn, work and lead. As one of Colorado's only two recognized
Districts of Innovation, District 49 is a challenging and
stimulating place to lead. As part of our commitment to innovate,
we host a robust portfolio of conventional, charter, online, and
blended schools, including homeschool support as well as career and
For your application to be deemed complete, you must complete
Upload full and complete transcripts beginning with your
Answer all questions on the application including all disclosure
Upload letter of introduction.
Upload 3 letters of recommendation.
Upload current resume.
- Upload Colorado Department of Education issued teaching
The entire application process is completed online. Please
complete and upload all documents via the Applitrack system.
District 49 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and
activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other
designated youth groups. For further information on notice of
non-discrimination, visit the Office of Civil Rights for the
address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or