AAK does not currently have any staff openings; however, we do accept resumes in an ongoing basis to add to our candidate pool.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out.

AAK Elementary School and Community Learning Center Support Staff

The ideal candidate will support students during the regular school day and in the AAK Community Learning Center. AAK support staff work directly with students and teachers to provide academic interventions and extra support as needed. While working in the Community Learning Center, support staff lead, participate in, and take responsibility for after-school and out-of-school program activities.

For more information, email your resume and cover letter to Tracy Evangelista, Community Learning Center Program Director.  In your email, please reference these questions:

  1. Why are you interested in working at AAK?
  2. How does your experience, interests, and skills make you a strong candidate?

Please indicate for which position you are applying, in the subject line.

Community Learning Center Activities and Workshop Leaders

Do you have a special talent or skill that you would like to share with kids?

We are always looking to add more regular and daily activities to our Community Learning Center! Current needs include STEAM activities and workshops, music fundamentals for kindergarten and first graders, dance classes for kindergarten through second grade, digital art classes, and more! CLC Activities are usually an hour 1 to 2 days a week.

These are paid opportunities for the right applicant.  Email Tracy Evangelista, Community Learning Center Program Director, for more information.

In your email, please reference these questions:

  1. Why are you interested in working at AAK?
  2. How does your experience, interests, and skills make you a strong candidate?

Please indicate for which position you are applying, in the subject line.

Substitute Teachers

We are always looking for substitute teachers!  Please e-mail Nichole Schlagel, Principal at AAK, to apply!

In your email, please reference these questions:

  1. Why are you interested in working at AAK?
  2. How does your experience, interests, and skills make you a strong candidate?

Please  indicate for which position you are applying, in the subject line.

Who We Are:

The Academy of Arts & Knowledge (AAK) is an Arts-integrated, K-5 elementary charter school in southern Fort Collins. With a foundation of strong faculty, who are dedicated and passionate, we all work together for our students’ success, both at AAK and beyond. We foster a culture of collaboration and creativity within our school building, learning from each other’s successes and challenges.

What You Will Find Here

  • Collaborative and creative atmosphere
  • Supportive team of passionate and dedicated colleagues
  • Small class sizes
  • High parent involvement
  • Arts, Music, Drama and Wellness
  • Character and Life Skills Education

Our Faculty Belief Statement:

We believe a great AAK teacher and staff member is proudly devoted to welcoming and accepting all students through creative collaborations. A great AAK teacher is passionate and kind, respectful, creative, and knowledgeable. The community of AAK teachers and staff members promotes safety, happiness, and creativity.

You are:

  • Curious in all things, constantly seeking out new knowledge, a life-long learner
  • Eager to collaborate with colleagues, both teaching and learning from each other
  • Passionate about fostering a life-long love of learning
  • Hands-on, ready to get messy
  • Constantly engaging with new ideas to better your practice
  • Willing to take risks in order to learn something new
  • Understand your impact on those charged to your care and in shaping the future of your community
  • Not afraid to take learning outside of the classroom
  • Community-minded
  • Committed to the social-emotional well-being of yourself and your students