Successful candidates will be proven team players, energetic, passionate, creative, and patient. Vanguard operates a full inclusion model in which students of all abilities are educated in the classroom. Our school has a diverse student body encompassing all racial, socio-economic and ability levels. All candidates must be NCLB qualified with a passing score on the Praxis/PLACE test or have an initial or professional license through the state of Colorado. All Special Education teachers must be Colorado Licensed on the start date for 2017-2018.

Openings for the 2019-2020 School Year

East Campus:

  • Middle School Science Teacher
  • Life Science Teacher
  • 9-12 Special Education Teacher
  • Middle School/High School Spanish
  • Educational Assistants (Elementary)
  • Paraprofessionals

West Campus:

  • Elementary General Education Teacher
  • K-8 Music Teacher
  • Educational Assistants (Elementary)
  • Paraprofessionals

Benefits of Joining our Team 

  • Monthly Professional Development days scheduled to enhance staff growth in the field 

  • Exemplary curriculum with Core Knowledge, Singapore Math, and Classical Education

  • Opportunity to help develop a fully inclusive learning environment for all students

  • Collaboration across campuses and grade levels

  • Small class sizes

  • Opportunity for teacher-leaders to contribute their skills and grow with us!

Vanguard offers all regular, full-time employees a benefit plan which includes health, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and company-paid life insurance. Vanguard also contributes to the Colorado PERA program for all teachers. Employees can take advantage of group rates on short-term disability, cancer, home, renter and automobile insurance, as well.

How to Apply

Candidates who are interested in our open positions and meet the minimum qualifications can email the following documents to the appropriate contacts below:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • 1 page description of your Educational Philosophy

  • 3 Professional references with contact phone numbers

  • Transcripts 
  • Copy of Colorado License or Praxis/PLACE Tests

For K-5 Inquiries at the East Campus, send documents to: Jay Cerny (Executive Director) at, Emily Van Luit (K-5 Principal) at and

For 6-12 Inquiries at the East Campus, send documents to: Jay Cerny (Executive Director) at, Angela Schendel Keedy at, and


For West Campus inquiries, send documents to:

Jay Cerny (Executive Director) at
Terry Glen (Principal) at

2018-19 Teacher Salary Schedule

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