Join Our Team

We know amazing talent is the most important factor in supporting our scholars and our community. We seek teachers and staff who are interested in developing students into outstanding human beings in their academic and personal lives by role modeling our culture of Rigor and Love. Work collaboratively with their teammates and seek feedback, coaching, and mentorship from their admin team and school community. Implement our data-driven curriculum with the tools they’ve gained from experience while they adapt to the needs of their students.

Click the links above to learn more about working at Rocky Mountain Prep, and click here to view our open positions and submit your application now. (We promise it takes less than ten minutes!)

Want more information?

Reach out to our Talent Team directly!

If you are a teacher, fellow, or other school based staff candidate, please email our Talent Recruiter Sean Spencer with any questions.

If you are a school-based admin, operations, or network support team candidate, please email our Director of Staffing Lela Payne with any questions.

While no two days are the same, we wanted to provide a high level overview of what a typical day looks like for teachers at RMP:

View sample daily schedules here.

Lead Teachers

The salary range for teachers at RMP is between $47,250 - $64,750 and is based on years of experience.  Years count as full years spent lead teaching in American public K-12 schools and public Pre-K programs. We define a “lead teacher” as the primary teacher in the classroom who was responsible for all academic instruction. Teachers will have the option to apply for additional leadership roles if they wish.  These leadership roles come with stipends ranging from $1,000 - $3,000. Teachers are also eligible for performance pay up to $1,500 - $3,000 if the data metrics (goals) are met for the role.

Fellows

Learn more about fellow salaries by reviewing our fellowship FAQs.

Teaching Assistants

The salary for teaching assistants at RMP is $27,500 with access to comprehensive benefits, overtime pay, and additional staffing stipends if they qualify. TAs are also eligible for performance pay if the data metrics (goals) are met for the role.

Benefits for full-time positions include health insurance, disability insurance, life insurance; retirement, paid time off and a $500 wellness benefit.

Want to become a teacher? We can help!

The unique Rocky Mountain Prep Fellowship program is not only a teacher training program at one of the highest-performing elementary schools in Colorado, but also it provides an opportunity to get your teaching license and master’s degree in education while working and getting teaching experience.

Click here to learn more about how our fellowship can help you become a teacher in Colorado.

Have questions? We have answers!

View information on our most frequently asked questions here.

Note: All information provided in this document is for the 2021-2022 school year and is subject to change.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Rocky Mountain Prep does not sponsor visas at this time.

Policies

RMP is an equal opportunity employer. We seek applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to color, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Vaccine Update

The City & County of Denver recently issued a vaccine mandate for public employees. This mandate applies to charter schools. Please be aware that all Rocky Mountain Prep staff members are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. There is a process for requesting an exemption to this mandate but we cannot guarantee that a request for exemption will be approved.

We're the smiling faces who will help you along the course of applying for a position at RMP. We can't wait to meet you!

Name: Lela Payne

Title: Director of Staffing

How long have you been at RMP? 5 years

What do you love most about working on the Talent Team? I enjoy finding the best talent to fill our classrooms!

Name: Sean Spencer

Title: Talent Recruiter

How long have you been at RMP? 1 month

What do you love most about working on the Talent Team? I love connecting with educators whose passion for working with students is evident by the way they speak about teaching and then seeing the way they show up in the classroom for all their students.


Teaching is Hard Work.
Here's how we say thanks.

  • Benefit from our $500 wellness stipend
  • Celebrate with your team at regular get-togethers 
  • Earn a salary and benefits that are competitive with other schools in the area
  • Earn performance-based incentives based on student outcomes
  • Collect retention bonuses of up to $5,000
  • Acquire swag throughout the year
  • Teach our high-quality curriculum with a focus on intellectual preparation
  • Grow from more than 250 professional development hours each year and high-quality coaching
Staff Testimonials

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With an incredible number of communities and community organizations - from affinity and community groups to religious institutions - the diversity of Denver provides a multitude of ways to connect with others.

Feeling like a foodie? In the last several years, Denver’s food scene has grown tremendously. From brunch to late-night snacks, you are guaranteed to find something delicious that satisfies.

With our seven professional sports teams, the nation’s largest performing arts complex, and thousands of concerts every year, you’ll find Denver has no shortage of things to do.

But don’t just take our word for it. Denver was ranked by US News and World Report as the #2 best place to live for 2021. Whether you are looking to meet your significant other (Denver is rated in the top 3 of US cities for singles!) or looking for a great place to live with your family (read more about what makes Denver an amazing family city), Denver provides experiences and a great place to live for all.

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Colorado Attractions

  • More hours of sun every year than Miami Beach or San Diego! (Really.)
  • More than 4,000 acres of traditional parks and parkways means there are plenty of ways to enjoy that sun.
  • Thousands of music festivals and concerts every year.
  • Theaters, art galleries, museums, and the nation’s largest performing arts complex.
  • Hiking or skiing your thing? We’ve got mountains. Lots of them.
  • Almost 350 craft breweries in the state. (That’s six breweries for every 100k people!)
  • Denver’s bike-sharing program means wheels are always available around town.

Experiences Await

Music

Denver has an incredible number of music venues, with a variety of performing artists visiting.

Arts & Culture

From art galleries to museums to cultural events, Denver’s got it all.

Downtown

Denver is home to a vibrant downtown - one of the nation’s most-walkable!

Food

There is no shortage of delicious eats and no lack of variety either.

Sporting Events

With seven professional sports teams, there’s a ball game for everyone.


Experiences Await

  • Music

    Denver has an incredible number of music venues, with a variety of performing artists visiting.

  • Arts & Culture

    From art galleries to museums to cultural events, Denver’s got it all.

  • Downtown

    Denver is home to a vibrant downtown - one of the nation’s most-walkable!

  • Food

    There is no shortage of delicious eats and no lack of variety either.

  • Sporting Events

    With seven professional sports teams, there’s a ball game for everyone.