Employment

 Rio Grande School serves students from three years old to grade six, with class sizes ranging from 16-22 students, a 6:1 student educator ratio, and a total school population of 170. Located at the base of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains on five acres of high desert, surrounded by arroyos and hiking trails, Rio Grande School is perfectly situated for students to engage with both the natural wonders of the outdoors and the academic rigors of the classroom.

 

Founded in 1978 with an interdisciplinary focus, Rio Grande School has always sought to provide an environment where students’ individuality and creativity are fostered, and the full spectrum of diversity is embraced. By nurturing this culture of thinking our students are taught to think critically -- to be both leaders and learners.

 

The school is seeking candidates for the following positions beginning in August 2023: 

 

Extended Care Provider

The Rio Grande School seeks dynamic, positive, collaborative, patient, and engaging individuals to work with great students and families in its Extended Care Program. Rio Grande School is a coeducational, nonsectarian independent elementary school for students in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. The Extended Care Provider requires the ability to provide a positive after-school experience for elementary-age children.

Substitute Teacher

The Rio Grande School seeks dynamic, positive, collaborative individuals to be substitute teachers. Rio Grande School is a coeducational, nonsectarian independent elementary school for students in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. Substitute teachers must be able to provide a positive experience for elementary-age children, maintain safety and discipline, and follow sub plans. Qualified individuals will have at least 2 years of experience working with children in this age group. The Rio Grande School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or spirituality, physical ability, or national or ethnic origin.

Compensation for the above positions will be determined by years of teaching experience and the highest degree earned. Full-time positions come with full benefits including health insurance and a 403b retirement plan.

**** Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three to five professional references to: [email protected]

Rio Grande School does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and national or ethnic origin in its hiring practices.