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Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8's dedicated teaching and support staff provide students with outstanding learning opportunities. Through staff collaboration and engagement, as well as competitive salaries and benefits, FFC8 employees are able to grow professionally, excel in their roles, and make a difference in the lives of students.

"The district is a very safe place for educators to grow and learn. As well as influence the students."
-FFC8 Teacher

"There is a strong sense of community in FFC8. It is apparent that people are important."
-FFC8 Staff Member

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Administration, Professionals, Technical


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Bus Drivers, Custodial, Maintenance, Grounds, ParaEducators, Office Staff, Nutrition, and more.


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With 14 schools in the district, FFC8 is small enough to be efficient, agile, and personal-but with BIG benefits. 

FFC8 offers among the top pay in the region in every position. We also prioritize budgets for student achievement. 

We are committed to student and staff safety. We also provide resources for staff physical and mental health.


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Every one of our employees is always learning. 

We use an intentional system of teams along with agile goal-setting and clear areas of focus to move work forward in a collaborative, authentic way.

Our district also offers graduate-level educational opportunities for staff. 

In FFC8, you're never on an island by yourself - there's always someone to bounce ideas off of, help around the corner, and people rooting you on as you embark on your own learning journey. 

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The district is based in scenic Colorado, resting along the front range of the Rocky Mountains. The state has over 300 days of sun and nearly 40,000 miles of trails and some of the best skiing in the world. 

Fountain is a small town with Colorado Springs' big-city culture and conveniences just 10 minutes away, including cute shops and a variety of restaurants. A visit to places like hot springs is within an easy drive. Some of the nation’s most scenic parks and finest hunting and fishing areas are nearby. Fountain is approximately one hour south of Denver.

Learn more on the City of Fountain website.


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The district serves many military families. There are four elementary and one middle school on the post. 

The Fort Carson Army "Mountain Post" is located just southwest of Colorado Springs. 

Fort Carson offers many recreation and leisure services through the Outdoor Recreation Complex. There are Adventure Programs, fitness centers, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, a craft center, and the Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex.

Learn more on the Fort Carson website.