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Join our HAWK Family!

Successful candidates will be proven team players, energetic, passionate, creative, and patient. Our school has a diverse student body encompassing all racial, socio-economic and ability levels. All teacher 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 2020-2021.

VCS doors open at 7:25 am, Tuesday through Friday.
School starts at 7:40 am and ends at 3:30pm.

Job Openings – Listed by location

East Campus

Vanguard East on

17101 East Ohio Dr., Aurora, CO 80017
P: 303.338.4110 F: 303.338.4129

2023 – 2024 School Year

  • Social Worker
  • High School Math Teacher
  • Secondary Tech Teacher
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Educational Assistant
  • In-House SubĀ 

West Campus

Vanguard West on

801 Yosemite St., Denver, CO 80230
P: 303.691.2384 F: 303.226.5529

2023 – 2024 School Year

  • 7/8 Math Teacher
  • 7/8 Science Teacher
  • Elementary Teachers 
  • Special Education Teacher 
  • K-8 CLDE Teacher

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.

Teacher Salary Schedule

How to Apply

If you are interested in our open positions and meet the minimum qualifications, email the following documents to the appropriate contacts below:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional references with contact phone numbers
  • Transcripts 
  • Copy of Colorado License or Praxis/PLACE Tests (if applicable)

For East Campus inquiries, send documents to: 

Tam Smith (Principal) at

Jay Cerny (Executive Director) at

For West Campus inquiries, send documents to:

Keria McCafferty (Principal) at

Jay Cerny (Executive Director) at