We are hiring for our Community Learning Center! ut we are always looking for substitute teachers!  Please e-mail nschlagel@aakelementary.org to apply!

Who We Are:

The Academy of Arts & Knowledge (AAK) is an Arts-integrated, K-5 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 Is:

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 sounds 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 your 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

How to Apply / Contact

Apply through our listing on Indeed


Submit all requested materials to admin@aakelementary.org

  1. In your subject line, include the position you are applying for  and “Your Name.”
  2. All materials must be submitted electronically in PDF format only.

Send your resume with a cover letter that addresses the following questions:

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