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Jeffco Public Schools Job posting 56373
1829 DENVER WEST DR BLDG 27, GOLDEN, Colorado, 80401 Job posted as of Sep 20, 2018,12:01 AM MST until Jan 11, 2019,11:59 PM MST

Jeffco Public Schools, a premier school district in Colorado, has been providing educational excellence for more than 60 years. Our graduates have gone on to become Nobel Prize winners, astronauts, award-winning doctors, writers and musicians. Our mission is to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. The district, located on the west side of the Denver Metro area, has 157 schools on 168 campuses and approximately 87,000 students.

Job Title
Outdoor Lab Intern - Windy Peak / Mt. Evans Outdoor Lab
District Name
Jeffco Public Schools
School/Department Name
Many Schools
 Job Status
Hours Per Day
Days Worked
Pay Grade
Position Start Date
Jan 07, 2019
Posted on
Sep 20, 2018,12:01 AM MST
Expiry Date
Jan 11, 2019,11:59 PM MST
Job Description

Organizational Overview:

Jefferson County Outdoor Lab Schools give 6th grade students the unique opportunity to explore subjects such as earth science, life science, water systems, archery, and astronomy. Experientially, students are engaged in problem solving, team building, decision-making and social interaction. Jefferson County operates the program from two sites; Windy Peak is located just south of Bailey, Colorado and Mount Evans is located west of Evergreen, Colorado.


Position Overview

Interns will instruct classes in one or more subjects: Biosphere, Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Navigation, Archery, Low Ropes Initiatives, History, and Astronomy, to sixth grade students. They will co-teach with classroom teachers and high school leaders.  They will manage daily operations such as equipment room. Interns will receive 2.5 elective credits and a letter grade if enrolled as a high school student in Jeffco Public Schools. Three hours of college credit in outdoor education will also be completed through Red Rocks Community College.


Essential Job Functions


Hours:  +40 Monday through Friday 

Pay: This is an unpaid internship.  Opportunities for pay are offered for hopper (kitchen) work.


Room and Board:  Living on site is a required during internship. Interns will be housed with students in bunks.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls. The employee is required regularly to stand or walk and hike at an altitude of > 8,100 feet. The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other functions as necessary. 

Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions:
Job Status Type is Referenced Above in Job Posting:
Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.
Job Status: Temporary
A successful external applicant will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco probationary contract will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco non-probationary contract, will forfeit their non-probationary status. Please contact Employment Services for questions.
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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, sex, disability.