Otis School District
518 Dungan Street
Otis, CO 80743

Phone: 970-246-3486
Fax: 970-246-3487
Website: http://www.otisr3.com/

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to apply

Visit the District’s website, http://www.otisr3.com/

 and follow the HR link to “Certified Application”. 

Our administrators are anxious to meet you and answer your questions.  

Bryce Monasmith, Superintendent  
bryce.monasmith@otisr3.com

Michelle Patterson, Principal
michelle.patterson@otisr3.com

Otis R-3

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MISSION VALUES

DISTRICT MISSION

Providing a safe environment, meaningful opportunities and innovative educational programs for all students so that they reach their learning potential through partnerships between home, school and community.

DISTRICT VALUES

  • Everything Is Possible

  • Passion First

  • We Are Connected

  • 100% Accountable

  • Attitude Of Gratitude

  • Live To Give

  • The Time Is Now

The Otis School District is looking for professionals who are ready to work collaboratively to achieve our district goals.

“As the new fifth grade teacher in Otis, I have been inspired daily by the collaborative environment and the hunger of our youth to learn!” Mrs. Anthonya Kahrs, first year teacher

Seneca  

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“I love that I am working in a school where students are encouraged to wonder, explore and discover!” Landan Schaffert, first year teacher

Seneca  

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Our veteran staff provide support and leadership for new teachers and say this about the Otis School District...

Seneca  

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“Teaching in Otis affords professionals the opportunities for growth under progressive administration and the friendly and supportive atmosphere of a small school family. Otis is the perfect blend of cutting edge technology and close relationships with community members.” Mrs. Peggy Allen, veteran teacher

Seneca  

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THERE ARE MANY REASONS TO JOIN THE OTIS SCHOOL TEAM!

  • Otis is known for having involved parents and community! The staff is welcoming and supportive.

  • The teachers in Otis are part of classroom decision making processes that positively impact learning.

  • We are also a 4-day school week with competitive salaries and great kids!

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The Otis School is the heart of our community!

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WE ARE A SCHOOL FAMILY!

We have:

  • Supportive School Board and Administration

  • One-to-one technology

  • Small class sizes

  • Collaborative culture

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WE FOCUS ON THE WHOLE CHILD!

Our school is proud to offer many student opportunities such as:

  • FBLA

  • FACS

  • FFA

  • Robotics

  • Science Fair

  • Art

  • Music

  • Drama

  • Spanish Club

  • Sports

Our high school students can take college courses and often graduate with several credits ready to transfer.

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