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Teaching Opportunity at Stanley British Primary School


Opening:  3rd-8th Grade Visual Arts Teacher

 Full-time position to begin August 1, 2022


About Stanley BPS: For more than 40 years, Stanley classrooms have been filled with engaged learners guided by inspired teachers. We carefully blend an academic program grounded in a whole-child approach with an attention to each child’s social/emotional development. Our British Primary philosophy promotes the simple notion that when students enjoy what they’re doing and take an active role in their education, learning truly becomes a joy and a lifelong endeavor. SBPS is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 


Responsibilities Include:

  • Teaching 3rd-8th Grade visual and fine arts classes

    • Inspiring and educating children to develop to their full potential – socially, emotionally, intellectually, physically and creatively

    • Creating a safe, supportive, mutually respectful classroom community that values the distinct contributions and abilities of each child

    • Implementing integrated, meaningful, developmentally-appropriate curricula in which students can explore and experiment through first-hand experiences

    • Creating opportunities for students to know themselves, to make good choices, and take responsibility for their own learning and actions

  • Assisting in the 3rd-8th grade events, trips, and other activities

  • Depending on background, involvement with the middle school athletics program, and/or 3-8 extracurricular activities

  • Assisting with duties, such as carpool, recess, and lunch duty

  • Supporting other duties as assigned

  • Actively engaging in ongoing professional development


Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree

  • A degree in the arts or experience teaching visual arts 

  • An appreciation for and understanding of Stanley British Primary’s philosophy of education, including the 7 goals for learners of self-awareness, collaboration, respect, curiosity, perseverance, academic resourcefulness, and joyful, lifelong learning

  • A deep enjoyment in working with, honoring, and valuing each individual child

  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core value in the classroom and within the school community

  • A commitment to, enjoyment of, and appreciation of the developmental needs of 3rd-8th grade students

  • A commitment to improving one’s craft and growing professionally, modeling the joyful, lifelong learning we seek to impart to our students

  • Experience working in a diverse environment

  • Highly organized and attentive to detail, keeping track of a wide variety of dates, deadlines and logistics

  • A willingness to pitch in and help out wherever needed

  • A self-starter who is attentive to the needs of individual faculty and of the overall 3-4-5 and middle school teams.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Familiarity and comfort with a range of technology, including the Google platform and the Microsoft software suite

  • A desire to work with 3-4-5 and middle school aged children

  • A positive presence and enthusiasm for life-long learning


We Value:

  • An inclusive and diverse community

  • Joyfulness

  • Lifelong learning

  • Positive and constructive communication

  • Creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness

  • An understanding of children and childhood

  • Commitment to making a positive difference in the world


Equal Opportunity Employer

Stanley BPS is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of Stanley BPS, including admissions, employment and access to services and programs.

Pay Range: $45,000-$80,000 depending on experience  


To initiate an application, send a cover letter and resume to:

Name: Susan Farr, Executive Assistant to the Head of School

Email: [email protected]


Stanley British Primary School                                 


350 Quebec St.                                                          

Denver, CO 80230



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