Employment at Rainbow Community School

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Why Choose Us

Loving Community

One of the first things you’ll notice about working here is how close-knit and loving our community really is.

Incredible Talent

Rainbow believes in hiring faculty and staff that shine in their field. Most teachers hold a master’s degree.

40 Years and Counting

Our school has been open since 1978. We have a rich history of providing holistic education.

Learning & Collaboration

At Rainbow, you have the freedom to explore lessons in-depth. We provide ample opportunities for collaboration and continued learning.

Whole Child Teaching

We teach to the Seven Domains and believe in giving students the freedom to be who they are while we meet them where they are.

The Heart of West Asheville

Our school is located in the beautiful community of West Asheville, with plenty of cultural and creative venues.

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Current Openings

Interim Physical Education Teacher
(Part-time)

Rainbow Community School’s mission is to develop accomplished, confident, and creative learners who are prepared to be compassionate leaders in building a socially just, spiritually connected and environmentally sustainable world.

We are unique with our Seven Domains model. We teach using the natural, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, physical and creative domains.

Rainbow Community School is seeking an Interim Physical Education Teacher for Preschool-8th grade effective immediately and extending to the last student contact day of the 21-22 school year. Candidates will be considered for continued employment, pending job performance, with the potential to grow the position to include coaching responsibilities. The RCS Physical Education teacher is responsible for designing and implementing engaging and developmentally appropriate multisensory learning experiences focused on the physical domain for students in preschool-8th grade. The Physical Education teacher works closely with the teachers in each classroom to extend the culture, communication, and rituals of the classroom to the physical education experience to create a cohesive experience for the students.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design a developmentally appropriate scope and sequence of Physical Education coursework for grades preschool-8th grade that reflects the values of the RCS Seven Domain Model.
  • Design coursework that can be completed outdoors for the majority of the year, and adapt curriculum to indoor spaces as needed.
  • Serve as an expert and resource to teachers and families regarding student physical development.
  • Maintain the classroom environment to provide safe and engaging learning opportunities
  • Discuss student’s progress with Lead Teacher, families, counselors, and administrators
  • Provide constant supervision of the students; take care of their health & safety needs
  • Maintain compliance with all current NC and DCD guidelines both indoors and out
  • Engage in positive, developmentally appropriate interactions with children while implementing Positive Discipline, Transformative Justice, and Decolonized curriculum.
  • Complete narrative progress reports for each child during benchmark times throughout the year.
  • Participate in RCS faculty meetings and other training as appropriate and available.
  • Attend any required in-service training on an annual basis.
  • Completing safety sweeps of the athletic field regularly and communicating maintenance needs of buses, as needed.
  • Potential additional responsibilities include teacher health and wellness curriculum including sex and addiction education.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education or related field
  • Physical Education teacher experience preferred
  • A passion for working with youth in the physical education field.
  • Clear, consistent and respectful communicator
  • Attentive listener
  • Excellent collaborator
  • Upstanding ethics and integrity
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth
  • Pass state-enforced background check to receive NC DCDEE qualifying letter
  • Current CPR & First Aid certification
  • Current Medical Report & TB test
    Compensation:
  • Salary Range: $30-35 per hour.

Hours: Position is 17 hours per week for the 21-22 school year. Typical hours: M/T/TH 10-3:00pm and Wednesday 10:30-12:30pm.

RCS is an Affirmative Action school, EOE, Rainbow Community School is a nonprofit institution that does not discriminate in admissions or hiring practices. We welcome students and staff of any race, creed, ethnic origin, or lifestyle.

Apply for this position:

Please send a resume, cover letter, and references to:
Susie Fahrer
Executive Director
Rainbow Community School
employment@rainbowlearning.org

Rainbow Community School is a nonprofit institution that does not discriminate in admissions or hiring practices. We welcome students and staff of any race, creed, ethnic origin, or lifestyle.

Part Time Positions

Rainbow Community School is Hiring for Part-Time Substitutes in Preschool-8th grade, and Part Time Title 1 Tutors- to start immediately!

Rainbow Community School’s mission is to develop accomplished, confident, and creative learners who are prepared to be compassionate leaders in building a socially just, spiritually connected and environmentally sustainable world.

We are unique with our Seven Domains model. We teach using the natural, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, physical and creative domains.

RCS is an Affirmative Action school, EOE. Rainbow Community School is a nonprofit institution that does not discriminate in admissions or hiring practices. We welcome students and staff of any race, creed, ethnic origin, or lifestyle.

Part-Time positions are eligible for 1099 contracted employee designation.


Salary range is from $15-$25 hourly, commensurate with experience and job description.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and references  to:

Kate Brantley
P-3 Division Head
Rainbow Community School
kate.brantley@rainbowlearning.org

 

Rainbow Community School is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action School, and Living Wage Certified Institution.

Office

574 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28786