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Kindergarten Teacher (2021-2022 Opening)

August 9, 2021 - June 10, 2022

At Aspen Academy, we prepare students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from outstanding high schools. We are committed to providing an intentionally diverse student body with an outstanding liberal arts education within the framework of an individualized education; character, leadership and entrepreneurial development; and service learning. Students thrive as they build lasting relationships with peers and teachers through small class sizes and a community focus. Justice, equity, diversity and inclusion are core to Aspen Academy. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our community by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. If this inspires you, please apply to join our team.

MS Social Studies Teacher (2021-2022 Opening)

August 9, 2021 - June 10, 2022

At Aspen Academy, we prepare students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from outstanding high schools. We are committed to providing an intentionally diverse student body with an outstanding liberal arts education within the framework of an individualized education; character, leadership and entrepreneurial development; and service learning. Students thrive as they build lasting relationships with peers and teachers through small class sizes and a community focus. Justice, equity, diversity and inclusion are core to Aspen Academy. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our community by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. If this inspires you, please apply to join our team.
The Strategic Recruitment and Community Engagement Officer is responsible for building relationships with community partners, organizations, and professional networks for the purposes of yielding mission appropriate applicants to Colorado Academy from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. This position is integral to CA’s efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in the school community, specifically as they relate to the needs of diverse students and families, both during the admission process and while participating in all aspects of school life.

Assistant Certified Athletic Trainer

January 25, 2021 - June 30, 2021

Certified Athletic Trainer. The position entails providing daily athletic training services for Middle School and Upper School team practices and home athletic contests.

Kindergarten Teacher

January 25, 2021 - June 11, 2021

At Aspen Academy, we prepare students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from outstanding high schools. We are committed to providing an intentionally diverse student body with an outstanding liberal arts education within the framework of an individualized education; character, leadership and entrepreneurial development; and service learning. Students thrive as they build lasting relationships with peers and teachers through small class sizes and a community focus. Justice, equity, diversity and inclusion are core to Aspen Academy. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our community by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. If this inspires you, please apply to join our team.

High School Mathematics Position

January 18, 2021 - March 19, 2021

Colorado Rocky Mountain School is seeking an experienced upper-school mathematics teacher for the fall of 2021. Applicants should have teaching experience and, at minimum, a college degree in a math-related field.

CRMS faculty employ a student-centered approach to teaching, meeting individual student’s needs in developing an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship. Faculty also participate in our active program (including outdoor, sports, arts, and community service curricula) and contribute to our residential and advisory programs.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Teach three to four academic courses
  • Support boarding students as a dorm parent in the evening and weekend residential program
  • Mentor a group of students as an advisor
  • Instruct active program curriculum including trips, mountain sports, and service work
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Foster inclusion and social justice, ensuring all students’ sense of belonging
  • Take on other duties as needed
  • Execute all duties in a timely and professional manner

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field; advanced degree or teaching credential preferred
  • Experience teaching middle-school or high-school mathematics
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of technology, and in integrating technological applications in the classroom
  • Cultural competencies required to promote inclusion, equity, and belonging within a diverse cultural and social framework
  • Ability to effectively engage with students as a dorm parent and advisor
  • Proficiencies related to our outdoor program, mountain sports curricula, or work crew program required. Previous institutional experience preferred.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder and CPR certifications

CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located in the mountains of western Colorado. We provide students with a transformative education through an inclusive community on our campus, a rigorous academic program in our classrooms, and experiential learning on our public lands.

CRMS seeks to be a learning environment where diverse students and faculty can challenge their intellect, hone life skills, share a respect for the outdoors, and develop character. We are a community that welcomes and values differences so that we may understand, grow, and support each other in our quest for a culture of inclusion, equity, and belonging. Faculty dedicated to promoting these values, and those from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary and benefits commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included.

To apply, complete the CRMS Employment Application, send it along with a resume, and cover letter to [email protected].

Athletic Trainer

January 11, 2021 - January 18, 2021

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 530 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 107-acre campus, seeks an exceptional Athletic Trainer to ensure all students, primarily in grades 9-12, who participate in athletic activities are provided with medical attention and first aid care.

 

Dawson School Mission Statement

Dawson School is dedicated to excellence of mind, body, and character. We prepare students through challenging and relevant learning, to become creative, resilient problem-solvers who bring their best to the world. 

 

Professional Qualifications.

  • Demonstrated experience as an Athletic Trainer
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Athletic Trainer Certificate
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Formal training of bandage and brace application
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters

 

Personal Qualities

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with students, coaches, and parents
  • Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity
  • Communicate (orally and in writing) effectively with all school constituencies
  • Collaborate and work positively as a member of a team
  • Maintain a flexible schedule to accommodate daily practices, evening games, and Saturday games and practices. This includes rescheduled games.

 

Duties

  • Evaluate injuries, concussions, and play protocols
  • Contact and work with First Responder’s when needed
  • Develop and oversee rehabilitation and prevention programs
  • Other administrative duties and projects as needed

 

This is an hourly, part-time position. Monday – Friday from 2-6 pm plus evening games and Saturday practices and games. The hourly rate for this position is $25. Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), scroll to the bottom of the page, and click on the Employment link, click the link under Current Job. Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Athletic Trainer posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. This position is available immediately and will be effective through June 26, 2021, or at the conclusion of the CHSAA D season.

Librarian

January 8, 2021 - May 31, 2021

The Logan School is currently looking for a full-time librarian to begin as early as mid- February, 2021.

About The Logan School

The Logan school enrolls approximately 250 students ages 4.5-14. The school’s mission is to cultivate the curiosities of gifted children. The educational philosophy entails an individual curriculum for each student, emphasizes hands-on learning, service learning and environmental education. Please visit our website at www.theloganschool.org for more information.


About the Position

The Librarian works closely with teachers and students to provide all manners of library services.


Status

The librarian is a salaried, exempt 1.0 FTE position with full benefits and works only during the school year (early to mid-August through early June).


Direct Supervisor: Head of School


Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain the Logan School’s library of books and technology resources

    • Evaluate current resources and the need for new or other resources both regarding books and technology.

    • Purchase, catalog, shelve, and weed fiction, non-fiction, and staff collections

    • Work with teachers to make sure the library has the resources necessary for their classes, including databases, periodicals, book group sets, AV equipment

    • Find relevant materials for teachers when requested

    • Manage, update, and maintain the circulation of laptops, iPads, and AV equipment; 

    • Work with the tech department to identify needs for new equipment based on use and wear on devices

    • Assist with set-ups for AV equipment at meetings, events, etc.

    • Manage library budget, including reconciling monthly credit card statement

    • Manage circulation, including overdue and missing materials

    • Manage library donations

    • Supervise students using the library

    • Manage and maintain library spaces for use

  • Develop library and information technology skills program curricula in coordination with the technology teacher and dean of faculty and students.

    • Teach required information technology/library skills class to all incoming 3rd graders; teach optional advanced class for upper IS students

    • Work daily with kids ages 4-14 assisting with research and library skills, troubleshooting computers, readers’ advisory

    • Promote and collaborate with teachers to consistently integrate curricula materials in daily classroom use

    • Conduct library orientations for classes each year

    • Communicate with staff and students about school library program and its offerings (during staff meetings and email)

  • Programs

    • Conduct weekly story time for lower primary classes

    • Assist teachers with running book groups for 3rd-8th graders

    • Supervise Newbery & Printz book clubs for interested IS and AS students

  • Other duties as assigned by the head of school and/or deans

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Library Science. 

  • Experience in a K-8 school or with elementary school-aged children preferred

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

  • Comfortable with technology and other tools 

  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening

  • Valid Colorado driver's license 


Compensation

Salary is based on experience and benefits offered include employer-paid health insurance, paid time off, TIAA-CREF retirement plan matching contributions and a flexible benefits program. Contact the Business Office for a full benefits description and eligibility requirements.


Application Procedures: To apply, send résumé, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and references to Markus Hunt at [email protected]

NO CALLS PLEASE. 


Equal Opportunity Employer: The Logan School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

Director, Logan Learning Lab

January 7, 2021 - March 31, 2021

This bold, forward-looking leader will work with the Head of School and administrative staff at The Logan School, as well as with various community partners, to share Logan’s philosophy and pedagogy through external programming and leadership. Key responsibilities include: planning and executing the student summer enrichment program, year-round teacher professional development through the teacher Fellowship program, fundraising for the Lab, and thought-leadership and advocacy for expandeding support of underrepresented gifted students and learner-centered education. This leader will need a sophisticated skill set to navigate the various populations that support and serve the Lab: the Logan administration, faculty and Board of Trustees; the Lab students and parents; the teaching Fellows and their respective school communities, funders; and the broader community of education innovators.

Director of Upper School

January 6, 2021 - February 5, 2021

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 520 students located east of Boulder, Colorado on a beautiful 107-acre campus, seeks an exceptional Upper School Director.  The Upper School Director will work closely with the Head of School and Leadership Team to create a positive, collaborative, and connected 9-12 community of faculty, students, and families. This effort requires a spirit of encouragement, support, transparency, partnership, scholarship, and enthusiasm for Dawson. The focus of the Upper School Director will be sustaining a positive school culture, implementing programs effectively and efficiently, ensuring proactive communication, and supporting upper school students and teachers.

 

Dawson School Mission Statement 

Dawson School is dedicated to excellence of mind, body, and character. We prepare students, through challenging and relevant learning, to become creative, resilient problem-solvers who bring their best to the world. 

 

Professional Qualifications

·    Independent school experience in a variety of roles in and out of the classroom

·    Master’s Degree in education or a related field preferred

·    Demonstrated success in program development and implementation

·    Demonstrated experience in, and enthusiasm for, contemporary educational practices leadership 

     development, faculty growth, social-emotional learning, and community building

 

Personal Qualities

·    Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with all school constituencies

·    Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity

·    Communicate (orally and in writing) effectively with all school constituencies

·    Collaborate and work positively as a member of different teams

·    Demonstrate vision, direction, and resilience

·    Acknowledge personal strengths and areas for improvement

·    Commit to developing the individual potential of students and faculty

·    Guide and direct purposeful conversations in difficult situations or conflict

·    Demonstrate interest in the latest research on pedagogy, technology, and learning

 

Duties

·    Report to Head of School and serve on the Leadership Team

·    Direct entirety of upper school programs, including curriculum, arts, and activities

·    Coordinate work of the Upper School Leadership Team

·    Recruit and evaluate upper school faculty and staff

·    Assess, and address when necessary, strengths and challenges of faculty and staff

·    Work with the Lower School Director and Middle School Director to ensure continuity, consistency, and 

     opportunities for connection

·    Work with parents, students, and other constituencies to foster enthusiasm for the work of the School

·    Participate actively in strategic planning

 

The minimum salary for this position is $105,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience and relevant skills. Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), scroll to the bottom of the page, click on the Employment link, find Current Job Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Upper School Director posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. This position is available July 1, 2021, and will function on a 12-month employment agreement running from July 1 to June 30 annually.  No phone calls, please.