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Music & Performing Arts Teacher, High School

August 31, 2020 - August 31, 2021

JOB OBJECTIVE: The Music & Performance Instructional Specialist serves as part of Eagle Rock’s instructional team. The position is involved in creating and delivering innovative curriculum, leading a school-wide music program (in & out of class time), overseeing the school theatrical performances, and overall care of the facilities and resources in the department.

Math Teacher, High School

August 31, 2020 - August 31, 2021

JOB OBJECTIVE: The Math Instructional Specialist serves as part of Eagle Rock’s instructional team. The position is responsible for students’ development of math reasoning and skills, both through designing and implementing innovative curriculum and through extracurricular math opportunities.

English Teacher, High School

August 31, 2020 - August 31, 2021

JOB OBJECTIVE: The Language & Literacy Instructional Specialist serves as part of Eagle Rock’s instructional team. In general, the position is involved in creating and delivering innovative curriculum, leading an instructional focus on literacy, and creating empowering and creative opportunities for students to explore and learn more about themselves as learners in and out of the classroom.

Middle School Counselor

August 31, 2020 - June 10, 2021

Aspen Country Day School seeks a full-time Middle School Counselor to start in the 2020-2021 school year.

Upper School HumanitiesTeacher

August 20, 2020 - June 11, 2021


School

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Telluride Mountain School

Position

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Upper School Humanities Teacher

Description

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Telluride Mountain School is an innovative learning community where strong academics, enriching experiences, and meaningful relationships develop confident, curious students who passionately contribute to the world. Telluride Mountain School is a pre-K through 12 independent school of 130 students located in Telluride, CO, in the heart of San Juan mountains and southwest Colorado. We are seeking an exceptional Humanities teacher, team member and advisor for our Upper School (grades 7-12). The Humanities teaching assignment will include both History and English Language Arts, and will depend on the teacher’s skill set and the needs of the team.

Professional Qualifications
• Classroom teaching experience preferred

• Outdoor and/or experiential teaching experience preferred
• An undergraduate degree in related field of Education, or History or English, is required; a graduate degree is preferred
• Communication skills and commitment to teamwork

• Commitment to all students in our school community

• Commitment to ongoing professional growth and learning, and the growth and development of others on the team

Personal Qualities
• Demonstrate enthusiasm for work in all settings
• Model school core values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity and Love of Learning
• Collaborate and work positively as a member of a team

Duties
• Report to Head of School
• Serve as an advisor, supporting the social and emotional learning and overall experience of a group of students
• Participate in outdoor and experiential learning, including but not limited to multi-day overnight trips.
• Actively participate in the extracurricular life of the school, including community and family events.
• Additional duties as deemed necessary by the Head of School

How to Apply

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Please send cover lettter and resume to Andy Shoff, Head of School [email protected] 


Middle School Math and Science Teacher 2020-2021

August 10, 2020 - August 9, 2021

International School of Denver is an independent school that teaches the curricula and fulfills the highest educational standards of the United States, China, France and Spain by offering early immersion bilingual international education, accredited by participating governments, in order to prepare its students to thrive in a diverse and competitive global society. The middle school is accredited as a prestigious International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. Staff and Faculty members are the cornerstone of our school. In addition to driving the school’s operations, they must also be living examples of the school’s values. This position has the potential to be the IB Coorindator with correct experience.

ECE-G3 School Counselor 2020-21

August 10, 2020 - August 9, 2021

International School of Denver (ISDenver) is an independent school that teaches the curricula of and fulfills the highest educational standards of the United States, China, France and Spain by offering early immersion bilingual international education, accredited by participating governments, in order to prepare its students to thrive in a diverse and competitive global society. The middle school is accredited as a prestigious International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. Staff and Faculty members are the cornerstone of our school. In addition to driving the school’s operations, they must also be living examples of the school’s values.

Middle School Student Support 2020-2021

August 10, 2020 - August 9, 2021

International School of Denver (ISD) is an independent school that teaches the curricula of and fulfills the highest educational standards of the United States, China, France and Spain by offering early immersion bilingual international education, accredited by participating governments, in order to prepare its students to thrive in a diverse and competitive global society. The middle school is accredited as a prestigious International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. Staff and Faculty members are the cornerstone of our school. In addition to driving the school’s operations, they must also be living examples of the school’s values.

The Student Support Specialist reports to the Director of Student Services and is a member of the Student Support Team (SST) collaborating with other student support specialists.

Middle Science and Computer Science (K-12)

August 10, 2020 - June 1, 2021

School Overview: Founded in 1962, The Colorado Springs School (CSS) is a college preparatory, day and international school serving students from preschool through high school. Recognized as the top choice among Niche schools and nestled in the shadows of Pike’s Peak, The Colorado Springs School’s distinctive educational philosophy strikes a balance between innovation and tradition and provides ample opportunities for scientific discovery and exploration.
Position Overview: CSS is seeking an innovative and creative educator with a broad skill set in science and computer science. A successful candidate will be required to work across divisions, developing the fundamentals of computing (K-12) while teaching two sections of middle school science. In doing so, the strongest candidate will be able to assess the current program needs in order to advance 21st-century skills and knowledge. This position reports directly to the Associate Head of School and will have a variety of responsibilities related to delivering the school program. These include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following areas: 
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Middle Science:

    • Teach two sections of middle school science

  • Computer Science (K-12):

    • Teach one section of AP Computer Science (Principles)

    • Teach one section of Introduction to Computer Science as needed

    • Provide computer science instruction in grades 3-5

    • Support the implementation of computer science in middle school (6-8)

  • Additional Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an active and influential member of the CSS Tech Team

  • As schedule permits, involvement in other aspects of school life, including clubs, study halls, lunch supervision 

  • Serve as a student advisor

  • Participate and/or lead experiential education seminars 

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School

  • Support the school and its leadership

QUALIFICATIONS | PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
  • Comfort with project-based learning

  • Familiarity with nationwide ISTE standards in computer science and technology

  • Knowledge of computer science curriculum instruction trends of 21st-century learners

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree (Preferred) in fields of science, math, or computer science

  • First-hand experience with Lego Mindstorm, Python, and other programming languages

  • Experience in other innovative and computational arenas (STEAM, Maker Space, Design Thinking, Programming, Virtual Reality)

  • Experience implementing and leading a robotics program a plus

PERSONAL QUALITIES:
  • Possess an innate ability to engage and inspire students through innovation and creativity

  • Team player willing to work collaboratively with department, colleagues, and families

  • Innovative mindset with a focus on student-centered learning and technology

  • Attentive to details/conditions as they pertain to student whereabouts and safety

  • Enjoy building relationships with students and their families 

  • Eager to participate in other aspects of school life

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
  • Submit the following supporting documents to Sam Gaudet, Associate Head of School via PDF at [email protected]:

    • Cover Letter

    • Resume

    • Educational Philosophy

    • 3-5 Professional references

Upper Elementary Teacher

August 10, 2020 - June 1, 2021

School Overview: Founded in 1962, The Colorado Springs School (CSS) is a college preparatory, day and international school serving students from preschool through high school. Recognized as the top choice among Niche schools and nestled in the shadows of Pike’s Peak, The Colorado Springs School’s distinctive educational philosophy strikes a balance between innovation and tradition and provides ample opportunities for self-discovery and exploration.

Job Overview: Children’s School teachers (PreK-5) work in classrooms of approximately 16-18 students each and are responsible for creating a community of learners in which children develop the skills of self-advocacy and resilience while demonstrating empathy and compassion for others. Classroom teachers plan, implement, and assess outdoor education experiences, language arts, math, science, and social studies curricula and work in collaboration with specialists in physical education, drama, Spanish, music,  art, and computer science. They utilize technology to develop integrated units of inquiry. Classroom teachers also serve as important resources for parents, helping them understand the school’s educational philosophy and children’s developmental needs. 

CSS is currently seeking an experienced upper elementary teacher (grades 4 to 5) who is ready to provide direct instruction in language arts, math, science, and social studies, with a strong interest in supporting the social and emotional growth of each child.

The individual selected for this role will report directly to the Director of the Children’s School and will fulfill all duties that will include, but are not limited to:

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a warm environment and possess an innate desire to nurture  students

  • Work in collaboration with another co-teacher to create a unified community of learners

  • Lead teacher with considerable emphasis on growth and development in language & literacy

  • Create and support a positive, mission-appropriate climate suitable for students

  • Apply basic tenets of RULER (social-emotional awareness) and other CSS approved methodologies in the supervision and teaching of children

  • Plan interdisciplinary units of study using project-based curriculum that inspires children to investigate and research

  • Observe and record areas of growth, skill development, and social & emotional development 

  • Evaluate the curriculum with a focus on content and skill alignment

  • Plan, implement and assess outdoor education experiences including overnight expeditions

QUALIFICATIONS & PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree (preferred) in elementary education from an accredited college or university 

  • 3+ years of experience lead teaching language arts in an early elementary school setting 

  • Familiarity and practice with a variety of early childhood pedagogy 

  • Strong understanding of children’s academic, social and emotional development 

  • The ability and desire to integrate technology into lessons in authentic, child-centered ways

  • Experience implementing literacy skills (ex. Orton-Gillingham or Lindamood Bell methodologies)

  • Experience with elementary math instruction (ex. Math in Focus or Singapore Math)

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage students, colleagues, and families and build long term relationships

PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Team player willing to work collaboratively with co-teacher, colleagues, and families

  • Innovative mindset with skills in communication, student-centered learning, and technology

  • Attentive to details/conditions as they pertain to student whereabouts and safety

  • Enjoy building relationships with students and their families 

  • Possess a love of the outdoors and a desire to inspire students to develop the skills and respect necessary to become stewards of the natural world

  • Eager to participate in other aspects of school life

CONTACT:

  • Qualified candidates can submit a resume and cover letter to Sam Gaudet, Associate Head of School at [email protected] and should include 3-5 professional references.