We are looking for a few people interested in making a difference in the lives of our students!  We are an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings

CRBOCES CTE Pathways Coach Position 

Job Description

December 2021


  • Contract days to align with teachers’ contracts in G16 and Re2, plus two weeks.

  • Salary similar to teachers’ salaries in the CRBOCES region (avg. $50,000), plus two weeks.  Not to exceed a total personnel expense (salary & benefits) of $75,000/yr.

  • Position funded through the Colorado SyncUP Grant, donations and the CRBOCES budget.

  • Job begins ASAP in January of 2022 and continues annually for a minimum of 30 months ending in June of 2024, with a potential for extended time with additional funding.

  • Evaluated, supervised and supported by the CRBOCES CTE Director.

Time expectations: This role is a full-time school leadership role. You can expect to dedicate 75-100% of your time toward the leadership and growth of your career pathways. Much of this is in the school buildings, but you will need to be out networking with industry and higher education, as well as participating and evaluating student work-based learning experiences (job shadowing, mentoring, and internships).

Description: The CTE Pathways Coach will provide in-building leadership for all programmatic and curricular decisions regarding all career and technical education (CTE) programs. This leader will also serve as an industry liaison for the related industry fields. Duties will include specific course design, operations, budget, program planning, internship coordination, as well as implementation and evaluation for the CTE programs. This position will identify and provide teaching staff and other staff with the opportunities for further training and professional development in both pedagogy and industry-related subject matter. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership in the development, implementation and coordination of the school’s and BOCES CTE Pathways Programs

  • Responsible for establishing a strong CTE student and staff culture

  • Supports CTE teachers on a day-to-day basis and provides instructional coaching

  • Supports in the hiring, support, supervision, and retention of instructional staff for CTE Pathways

  • Supports work-based learning staff on a day-to-day basis

  • Plans and executes school-based budget for CTE Pathways and works with district and BOCES staff to secure additional program funding

  • Provides support to CTE teachers in the integration of reading, writing and math state standards into their programs

  • Uses data to help teachers inform classroom instruction by collecting, analyzing, and determining next steps based on: disaggregated test scores; school walkthroughs; collections of student work; and interim assessments

  • Puts in place an infrastructure for professional development of school staff

  • Studies, evaluates, and, as appropriate, recommends to the school and district leadership the adoption of new instructional materials, methods, and programs within related industry fields

  • Provides assistance as requested in district and grant reporting on CTE student outcomes

  • Fosters relationships with industry and higher education experts in order to revise and evaluate current programmatic offerings

  • Coordinates activities of school advisory partners (if applicable)

  • Supports in creation and coordination of school-based Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

  • Develops and oversees industry relationships to facilitate placement of students into internships, job shadows and mentorships

  • Works with marketing team to recruit and retain students in CTE Pathways both within the school and for incoming 9th graders

  • Plays a lead role in building the K-12 pipeline, and the postsecondary pipeline

  • Participates in district professional development to expand professional learning

  • Assists with development and integration of concurrent enrollment options into CTE pathway

  • Plans and executes parent and community information events for CTE Pathways

  • Accountability for program expenditures, supplies, and equipment

  • Student and staff safety in program

  • Support advertising and marketing of CTE programs on school website

  • Performs other related duties, including special projects, as assigned


  • -Holds, or works towards a CTE administrators license

  • -Knowledge of CTE and Common Core standards
    -Demonstrated commitment to continuous professional learning
    -Excellent oral and written communication skills
    -Ability to work in a self-directed manner and support a school-based team
    -Must be able to problem solve with a creative, entrepreneurial approach
    -Must possess strong program leadership capabilities, and excellent personnel, and budget      management skills


  • -Master’s Degree in related industry field, Education, Business, or Public Administration

  • Experience in the related industry fields

  • -Familiarity with administration of concurrent enrollment or dual credit programs

  • -Familiarity with public education funding streams, including the federal Carl D. Perkins 

  • -Familiarity with analysis of student success metrics and development of improvement strategies

  • -Background in project management, strategic planning, and providing professional development


$45,000 - $55,000 Plus Benefits (Depending on education and experience)

  • Position Type: Full-time (9.5 Month Contract)

  • Open Until Filled


To Apply: Send a letter of interest and current resume to Dr. Scott Cooper, CTE Director for the Colorado River BOCES scooper@crboces.org  


Colorado River BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities.  Please contact the Executive Director with inquires regarding our non-discrimination policies.

Employee Application

*** At this time, Colorado River BOCES requires all employees to either provide a copy of their vaccination card or submit to weekly Covid-19 testing.  This is a condition of employment until further notice.  

School Social Worker/ Counselor

Yampah Mountain High School  has an opening for a full-time School Social Worker or Counselor in our Rebound Affective Needs classroom located in Glenwood Springs. The position supports and educates students on a variety of Wellness Topics, Behavioral Coaching and Crisis Intervention, along with individual, family and group counseling services.  The program foundation is Choice Theory and emphasizes DBT and Mindfulness strategies. Learn more about our school at: www.ymhs.org


Open until filled. Social Worker or Counselor with ability to obtain CDE licensing

Credentials. Salary range $47,064-$59,552(DOE) for an annual school year contract.


Send inquiries to Leigh McGown, YMHS Principal at lmcgown@ymhs.org

Application: https://coloradoriverboces.wufoo.com/forms/m1ea2t6u0xf310x

Potential Openings

Support Staff Position

YMHS programs rely on additional support staff such as para educators and other. Let us know if you are interested

Bus Driver
YMHS provides transportation from Basalt to Parachute.

We are looking for Subs for both our high school and early childhood classrooms.

Employee Application


School Psychologist or Intern

for 22/23 school year


General Description of the Role

School Psychologists apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. School psychologists partner with families, teachers, school administrators, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community.


Qualifications Required

         Education: Minimal of a Specialist in Education Ed.S.

Licensure: Educator Licensing issued by the Colorado Department of Education

Special  Service Provider Endorsement: School Psychologist


Qualifications Preferred

The School Psychologist should have experience providing direct support and interventions to students, consulting with teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health professionals (i.e., school counselors, school social workers) to improve support strategies, working with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies, and collaborating with community providers to coordinate needed services.


Supervisor:                       District Director of Special Education

Contract Days:                 186

Compensation:             Professional Salary Matrix

Status:                                Exempt

Working Conditions:       Heavy lifting; frequent travel required; management and

de-escalation of  students with aggressive behaviors


Specific Skills Preferred in:

  • Assessment

  • Progress monitoring

  • School-wide practices to promote learning

  • Resilience and risk factors

  • Consultation and collaboration

  • Academic/learning interventions

  • Mental health interventions

  • Behavioral interventions

  • Prevention and intervention services

  • Special education services

  • Crisis preparedness, response, and recovery

  • Diversity in development and learning

  • Research and program evaluation

  • Professional ethics, school law, and systems

  • Promote student motivation and engagement

  • Conduct psychological and academic assessments

  • Individualize instruction and interventions

  • Manage student and classroom behavior

  • Monitor student progress

  • Collect and interpret student and classroom data

  • Reduce inappropriate referrals to special education.

  • Assess diverse learning needs

  • Provide culturally responsive services to students and families from diverse backgrounds

  • Plan appropriate Individualized Education Programs for students with disabilities

  • Modify and adapt curricula and instruction

  • Monitor and effectively communicate with parents about student progress

  • Assist in preventing bullying and other forms of violence

  • Support social-emotional learning

  • Assess school climate and improve school connectedness

  • Implement and promote positive discipline and restorative justice

  • Identify at risk students and school vulnerabilities

  • Provide crisis prevention and intervention services

  • Help families understand their child's learning and mental health needs

  • Assist in navigating special education processes

  • Connect families with community service providers when necessary

  • Help effectively engage families with teachers and other school staff

  • Enhance staff understanding and responsiveness to diverse cultures and backgrounds

  • Help students transition between school and community learning environments, such as residential treatment or juvenile justice programs

  • Collect and analyze data on risk and protective factors related to student outcomes

  • Plan services at the district, building, classroom, and individual levels


  • Other duties as assigned.

  •  Help students meet the performance standards of a particular school district and state.

  •  Manage oneself (is organized, prepared, and punctual; manages resources; meets deadlines; follows through on commitments; demonstrates appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environmental expectations)

  • Consistently acts in ways that directly support various missions (Colorado River BOCES, CDE, schools, districts)

  • Effectively maintains relationships at multiple levels (individual, team, Colorado River BOCES, schools, districts).

  • Maintains ethics, legal responsibility, and confidentiality

  • Follows organizational and district policies

  • Displays effective interpersonal skills (has rapport with all, knows roles of co-workers, promotes information exchange such as through parent/teacher conferences or newsletters)

  • Uses strong verbal communication and strong listening skills

  • Stays current on professional knowledge and technical skills through training opportunities and participation in relevant professional committees and organizations

Disclaimer - NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.