Poudre School District Jobs: Overview


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Largest School District in Colorado


Poudre School District, located in Fort Collins, Colorado, serves approximately 29,053 students and includes 50 schools. The 9th largest school district in Colorado covers 1,856 square miles in northern Colorado, including Fort Collins, Laporte, Timnath, Wellington, Red Feather, Livermore, Stove Prairie, and parts of Windsor.

We are proud to be home to three nationally-recognized schools. Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School, Kruse Elementary School, and Traut Core Knowledge Elementary School were named National Blue Ribbon Schools by the Deparment of Education.

Poudre School District exists to support and inspire every child to think, to learn, to care, and to graduate prepared to be successful in a changing world.

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Operating with Integrity

We commit to being a person of our word whose action are aligned with the language we use. Out of this foundational principle will come an atmosphere where we respectfully honor the truth that each of us brings to any endeavor.

Committed to Continuous Quality Learning

Every member of our school community, in everything we do, will focus on increasing student and staff learning and growth. We will continuously define our goals and expectations and supportively help one another be accountable so that we can be stewards of education at all levels.

Trust through Openness

We will presume the good intentions of others and honor speaking the truth from our hearts and minds so that we can create a culture of openness for honest input and creative ideas.

Courageous Action

Ethics and integrity will guide our actions even when the serious issues must be faced. With courageous actions, we will rise above mediocrity, chaos or isolation. We will support one another's courageous actions in an environment that embraces thoughtful risk-taking.

Inclusive of all Stakeholders

We value all voices; our collective wisdom is greater than individual wisdom. People do their best work when they feel valued and connected, and we are all made stronger by each of our successes. We will continuously work to create a climate that values diverse thinking, mutual respect and working as a team for the betterment of the whole organization.

Joyful in our Work

We strive to cultivate the human spirit and to care about staff and student feelings. We dedicate ourselves to provide inspiration and support for each other, to be non-judgmental, and to be genuine. Enjoying our work, taking the time to laugh, and having fun are important to us and will provide continual rejuvenation. Joyfulness promotes personal and organizational health and generates more opportunities for success.


We strive to have a happy and healthy workforce and are proud to offer benefits to support the whole YOU. Our mission to educate every child every day requires us to operate at the highest level. To achieve this, we provide the following programs and benefits to make sure you can be your best each and every day for our students.

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Salary and Employee Programs:

  • Positive, Supportive Culture
    • Staff Mentoring
    • Leadership Academies
    • Comprehensive Professional Development Program
    • Technology Supported Classrooms
    • Teacher and Staff Laptops
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Committed to Student Success
  • Competitive Pay
  • Staff Mentoring and Induction Programs
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Technology-Supported Classrooms
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tax-deferred Plans (including 401(k), 403(b), and 457)
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-term Disability

Wellness and Integrated Health Management:

  • Walk-in Employee Health Clinic
  • Lifestyle Health Services
  • Employee Assistance Services
  • Self-Insurance Program
  • Various Wellness Services such as Biometric Screening, Flu-shots, and Health and Fitness Assessments
  • Learn more about Wellness and Integrated Health Management here
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The area of Northern Colorado includes the communities of Windsor, Timnath, Wellington, Fort Collins and mountain communities. The largest of these communities is Fort Collins. Fort Collins is nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and alongside the banks of the Cache La Poudre River. Fort Collins is an exciting and progressive college town, which is also an outdoor lover’s paradise. You’ll find scenic bike trails and hiking adventures, fishing in Horsetooth Reservoir, nearby shopping and restaurants and a quaint downtown where there is always something to do.

Fort Collins is both a beautiful place to live and work and the perfect place to raise a family. We enjoy a moderate four-season climate with 300 days of sunshine. Whether you lead an active outdoor lifestyle or consider yourself a foodie, you’ll fall in love with our beautiful community that we call home.

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“Fort Collins has diverse cultural attractions, a vibrant nightlife scene and any activity a family of any size of age would love. My family loves the outdoors and Fort Collins offers so many outdoors activities year round no matter the weather. If you can’t find it in Fort Collins you are a short drive to anything!”- Donna Geisert, Payroll

“I love how supportive Poudre School District is with professional and personal needs. It is a fun place to work with room for professional growth. The benefits are great and the people are amazing!”- Marjorie Fallon, Office Manager

“Poudre School District has pushed me to be a better educator for both students and staff. They have provided me with professional development that has enlightened my practice and brought depth to my work. PSD creates a supportive environment that fosters my learning, creativity and wellbeing. It is an honor to work for the top school district in Colorado.”- Amanda Brantley, Wellness Coordinator


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