Music Teacher

Free Horizon Montessori | Golden, CO, United States

Posted Date 6/16/2020


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Jeffco Public Schools, Colorado's largest K-12 school district, with 85,000 students and approximately 14,000 employees, has provided educational excellence for more than 60 years. Nearly 10 percent of all Colorado K-12 students attend a Jeffco school and our employees benefit from partnerships with experienced, dynamic school leaders throughout our district. Our Jeffco Generations vision document and strategic plan map out with focus and clarity what we expect our schools to accomplish with our graduates. Come join us!


Free Horizon Montessori, a public school serving children in preschool through 8th grade, is a richly diverse community nestled in the foothills of Golden, Colorado. We are a growing school with more than 475 students and a strong, supportive parent body and passionate, committed faculty. At Free Horizon Montessori PK-8, we value educators who ignite passion, spark curiosity, and inspire children as they learn and grow into responsible global citizens. We are dedicated to supporting students in developing into independent, respectful, and responsible leaders and learners. We view education as a partnership between the student, family, school, and community and seek professionals willing to invest in our pursuit of excellence. Our faculty enjoys a shared leadership model wherein all staff members are encouraged to contribute ideas and incite positive change. Does this strike a chord in you? If you embrace life-long learning, demonstrate maturity, and engage in a collaborative approach to education, we invite you to submit a letter of interest and resume and pursue joining our dynamic team. Free Horizon is Montessori for the 21st Century: a place to learn, a place to belong.


Desired Start Date: 08/06/2020

Part Time: 27.75 hours per week (additional hours may be available through additional positions/responsibilities)


Please see full Job Description here

• BA/BS degree  

• Colorado Teacher License with Music endorsement or attain In-Field Status in Music (formerly referred to as Highly Qualified) as defined by state and federal guidelines by passing the appropriate exam as accepted by the Colorado Department of Education. Official documentation of Colorado Teaching License and/or appropriate exam must be submitted prior to offer of employment.

• Montessori credential from a MACTE-accredited training program at the level of current teaching assignment required of general education classroom Lead Teachers - this requirement is waived for Specialist Teachers

• 3 years of successful lead teaching experience preferred 

As an Option School of Innovation, Free Horizon Montessori PK-8 has its own salary scales. The Music Teacher is on the Teacher 189 scale, found here.



The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, or gender.

Free Horizon Montessori affirms that no person shall, on the basis of race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion, gender identity, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or veteran status be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity, including, but not limited to, employment or enrollment.  Sexual orientation is a person's orientation toward heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or perception of the individual's sexual orientation. 


Apply through the Jeffco Public Schools Job Board, found here. Interviews begin as soon as June 23, 2020.

Credential Level
Credential Not Required
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Specialty/Auxilliary Classroom Instructor
Position Type
Part-Time (academic year)
Phone(303) 982-0275

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