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Teacher - Special Education Learning Specialist

Mountain Phoenix Community School

Wheat Ridge, CO, USA

Full time


May 16

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Mountain Phoenix Community School is accepting applications for our Teacher -

Special Education Learning Specialist position for the 2022-23 school year.

The Special Education Learning Specialist develops, implements, and supports individualized practices for achieving learning outcomes for students with communication, cognitive, physical, and/or social/behavioral needs, based on the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA). This teacher will utilize evidence-based best practice and rely on frequent progress monitoring for programming adjustments. The Learning Specialist teacher will take a leadership role in collaborative problem solving with the general education teacher and parents to identify and implement interventions for students.

This is a full-time position and we offer a competitive salary with compensation for applicable years of experience, advanced degrees, and ongoing professional development.  We also provide a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and PERA (retirement). Please review the 2022-23 MPCS Salary Scale.

Click here to view the full job description for the Special Education Learning Specialist position. To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to our Director of Enrichment and Student Support at maggie.payne@jeffco.k12.co.us and include “Special Education Learning Specialist” 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. 

About Mountain Phoenix Community School 

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, Spanish, Performing and Visual Arts, Music, Band/Orchestra, Games/Movement, and Eurythmy.  

At Mountain Phoenix, fostering an environment of equity and inclusion is part of our school culture. We support and embrace diversity in all its forms, including differences in ethnicity, cultural and religious heritage, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, geographic origin, and family structure. We provide our students with a rich, inclusive curriculum that reflects the world in which we live and fosters a safe atmosphere where every member of the community is respected and multiple viewpoints can be peacefully expressed. 

Our thriving grade 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. On the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, our lively campus has beautiful outdoor play space and views of the majestic Rocky Mountains.  Our children enjoy year-round outdoor activities with over 300 days of annual sunshine.  

To learn more about Mountain Phoenix Community School, visit our website at 


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