• Teacher and Substitute Teacher License Information

    Please log on to the following website listed below for complete license application requirements.
    CDE website:  www.cde.state.co.


    Those applying for a Teaching License will do fingerprints when they apply for their license with CDE through their college.


    Those applying to substitute teach in our district must apply for a sub license through CDE (website link above) which also requires you to be fingerprinted.  Please come in to the District office for information on how to get your fingerprints.


    Please note:  1 year, 3-5 year renewal and initial sub applications MUST be submitted on-line.  You will also need to make payment online with a credit card, so please have that available when you apply.

     All other applicants applying to coach, cook, for maintenance positions, or classified positions in our district MUST fill out an employment applicaton, be fingerprinted, and be approved by the School Board.  Please pick up information about your fingerprints from the District office.


    Please feel free to call for more information.  719-274-5174

     ***CURRENT JOB OPENINGS**

    The North Conejos School District is accepting applications for (1) full time cook.  NCSD offers a competitive benefit package with up to $915 monthly towards health insurance.  Applications are available at the Administration Office, 17890 US Hwy 285, La Jar,a CO  81140 or can be downloaded at www.northconejos.com.  Application deadline is until position is filled.  Submit application to Mr. Curt Wilson, Superintendent. EOE

    The North Conejos School District is accepting applications for a La Jara Elementary Librarian for the 19-20 school year.  NCSD offers a competitive salary, great discipline and environment for staff and students, and up to $915 monthly towards health insurance.  Applications are available at the District Administration Office, 17890 US Hwy 285, La Jara, CO  81140 or can be downloaded at www.northconejos.com. Please fill out the employment application below and submit application to Mr. Curt Wilson, Superintendent.  Application deadline is until position is filled. EOE

    The North Conejos School District is accepting applications for (1) full time Centauri Middle School Paraprofessional for the 19-20 school year. NCSD offers a competitive salary, great discipline and environment for staff and students, and up to $915 monthly towards health insurance.    Applications are available at the District Administration Office, 17890 US Hwy 285, La Jara, CO  81140 or can be downloaded at www.northconejos.com.  Please fill out the employment application below and submit application to Mr. Curt Wilson, Superintendent. Application deadline is until position is filled. EOE

    The North Conejos School District is accepting applications for (1) Centauri High School Counselor for the 19-20 school year. Applicant must possess a State of Colorado School Counselor License.  NCSD offers a competitive salary, great discipline and environment for staff and students, and up to $915 monthly towards health insurance.  Applications are available at the District Administration Office, 17890 US Hwy 285, La Jara, CO  81140 or can be downloaded at www.northconejos.com.  Please fill out the  teacher application below and submit application to Mr. Curt Wilson, Superintendent.  Application deadline is until position is filled. EOE

    The North Conejos School District is accepting applications for (1) High School Spanish Teacher for the 19-20 school year.  Applicant must hold a current Colorado teaching license.  NCSD offers a competitive salary, great discipline and environment for staff and students, and up to $915 monthly towards health insurance.  Applications are available at the District Administration Office, 17890 US Hwy 285, La Jara, CO  81140 or can be downloaded at www.northconejos.com.  Please fill out the teacher application below and submit application to Mr. Curt Wilson, Superintendent.  Application deadline is until position is filled. EOE

    The North Conejos School District is accepting applications for (3) full time elementary teaching positions for the 19-20 school year.  Applicants for the elementary teaching positions must hold a current Colorado Teaching License.   NCSD offers a competitive salary, great discipline and environment for staff and students, and up to $915 monthly towards health insurance.  Applications are available at the Administration office, 17890 US Hwy 285, La Jara, CO  81140 or can be downloaded at www.northconejos.com.  Please fill out the teacher application below and submit application to Mr. Curt Wilson, Superintendent. Application deadline is March 8, 2019. EOE

    The North Conejos School District is accepting applications for a Centauri Middle School Secretary for the 19-20 school year.  NCSD offers a competitive salary, great discipline and environment for staff and students, and up to $915 monthly towards health insurance.  Applications can be downloaded at www.northconejos.com or may be picked up at the Administration Office, 17890 US Hwy 285, La Jara, CO  81140.  Please fill out the employment application below and submit application to Mr. Curt Wilson, Superintendent.  EOE

     

    The North Conejos School District is accepting applications for the following:  CENTAURI HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
    Centauri High School is part of a rural, consolidated school district North Conejos RE-1J in south central Colorado.  With 300 students, Centauri High is an intricate part of the district, accredited by the Colorado Department of Education with a PERFORMANCE rating, and part of a District accredited with Distinction now a third time in a row.  The district places an emphasis on developing quality relationships with students in order to reach all children, and realize their full educational and personal excellence.  The district is committed to providing excellence in instruction each day in a collaborative and supportive manner, to create an atmosphere conducive to learning and one that is safe, respectful, and promotes an enjoyable learning experience.  All means all, and it is our intent to commit to our respectful, willing, and dedicated kids to assist them in doing exactly what their passion is in life.  With low teacher turnover and excellent staff benefits, with up to $915 per month to employee health insurance, including life insurance and competitive pay that aligns with experience and education, the school provides an opportunity for an individual to provide the leadership and direction of great students into the future.  

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:
    Under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools, the Principal will work with a committed team of district administrators to provide leadership and supervision of the educational program to promote the educational development and achievement of students in accordance with North Conejos School District policies, administrative procedures, rules and regulations and applicable law.  The Principal will oversee the development of a quality staff and both model and direct instructinal practice with the ability to utilize school performance data to drive the instruction of students.  The Principal is responsible for the discipline and safety of students under applicable law and policy, and will direct the Assistant Principal in duties applicable for optimal effectiveness.  

    THE PRINCIPAL SHOULD POSSESS THE FOLLOWING QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS:
    *The ability to be the face of Centauri High School and exemplify excellence in personal and professional conduct, to be engaged in all school activities
    *Dedication to strengthening community
    *The ability, enthusiasm, and commitment to hold students and staff to high expectations
    *The ability to read, interpret and understand performance data, and lead others in the same to drive instructional practice
    *Familiarity with educational policy, regulatory practices and applicable law
    *The skill and leadership to lead continual improvement of academic performance
    *Successful teaching experience, including completion of an educational internship program

     EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION
    *Master's Degree or higher in educational leadership/administration with a valid Colorado Principal License
    *Meet the condition of employment via clearnance of a CBI/FBI background check

     HOW TO APPLY:
    *Complete the Certified Administration Application found below
    *Include a cover letter and provide a current resume
    *Three letters of recommendation within the last 12 months
    *Copy of Principal's License

    Application Deadline is February 22, 2019 - Attention Mr. Curt Wilson, Superintendent

     

     

     Sub, Cook, Coach, Maintenance Applications:  Please download the appropriate application located at the bottom on this page, EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION, and return with correct paperwork attached to Curt Wilson, Superintendent, PO Box 72, La Jara, CO  81140.  You will need to be fingerprinted and board approved before working with students in the school district.  Any questions contact 719-274-5174. EOE

     Teacher Applications:  Please download a Teacher Application and return completed application with correct paperwork attached.  Return to Curt Wilson, Superintendent, PO Box 72, La Jara, CO  81140. 
    You MUST HOLD A CURRENT COLORADO TEACHING LICENSE.  EOE
    Centauri Falcons We Are Committed To Career Opportunities For All

     We are an equal opportunity employer and educator who does not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation (which includes transgender), religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, disability, conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

     Title IX Coordinator
    Curt Wilson, Superintendent
    PO Box 72, 17890 US Hwy 285, La Jara, CO  81140
    719-274-5174

     Choose the application that best fits the job you are applying for