ACIS accredits, supports, and advances the interests of Colorado independent schools.

Reports to: Head of Middle School                           

Status: Part-time 

Start date: Immediately

For nearly 25 years Boulder Country Day School has been at the forefront of education in the Boulder Valley. The hallmarks of our school - Community, Character, Academic Excellence, and Small Class Sizes - are the keys to our success and allow us to create an educational experience where children innovate, create, grow and thrive. We believe our children are our future, and, to that end, we offer a broad-based liberal arts education that focuses on developing lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. The Boulder Country Day challenge, Discover Your Excellence, recognizes that excellence is teachable, personal, and can be achieved in a variety of different disciplines - academic, athletic, community service, leadership, and more. We seek to provide just the right amount of nurture, structure, and latitude to live up to this challenge.

Learning Center Overview:

BCD’s Learning Center Team currently comprises three full-time learning specialists (two in elementary and one in middle school) and one part-time learning specialist in elementary school. We are looking to add a Learning Center Assistant for the middle school at approximately 10 hours per week. We coordinate Learning Center activities by grade level (K-2, 3-5, and 6-8). The learning specialists work with the other members of the team, the division heads, teachers, and students to support the diverse needs of a variety of learners across divisions. 

Specific responsibilities of the Learning Center Assistant include:

  • Support students with executive functioning needs

  • Supervise independent work

  • Assist in administrative duties such as records management and testing coordination

  • Staff study periods

  • Coordinate make-up work with students, families, and teachers

  • Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • An undergraduate degree in special education or a related field

  • Two to five years  of experience working with Middle School students

  • Experience working in a learning center and/or with students with learning differences

  • Effective communication skills

  • Expertise in technology and computer skills

  • Ability to work as a team member

  •  Excellent organizational skills

Characteristics of Professional Excellence

Members of the BCD Faculty: 

  • Are passionate educators; they are optimistic about and love working with children 

  • Possess a strong sense of integrity; they embody and promote character in our school and its community 

  • Employ innovative educational practices to ignite curiosity, creativity, and enthusiasm 

  • Have a growth mindset; they are open minded, flexible, and reflective 

  • Believe in and are committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community 

  • Model balance, are deeply curious, and share their interests within and outside of school 

  • Find joy in taking risks and failing forward 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Commitment

Boulder Country Day School recognizes and values all forms of diversity and is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment which honors each member for their individual differences, experiences and strengths. Our intentional commitment to embracing and exploring issues of diversity, equity and inclusivity in support of social justice affords the freedom for all members of our school community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals.

BCD middle school school teachers follow the normal faculty school schedule and calendar. All interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three appropriate references to [email protected]