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Middle School Math Teacher

November 12, 2022

Benefits:

  • Medical with a Health Savings Account, vision and dental insurance

  • Dependent Care Assistance through our 125 flexible spending plan

  • Life insurance as well as both short and long-term disability for you

  • BCD currently matches your contribution to our 403b retirement plan up to 5% of your salary

  • Vacation/sick time plus 4 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break

  • Salary for first year teacher starts at $43,000, and increases dependent on degree attained and experience

The Boulder Country Day Middle School Math Teacher will work with the members of the middle school faculty and staff to teach math and/or science in grades 6-8. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Teach 5 MS classes in an 8 period day with the ability to teach courses ranging from Pre-Algebra through Algebra II and MS Science;

  • Advise 10-12  students;

  • Participate in ongoing training for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program, Developmental Designs for Middle School, BCD’s 1:1 program, and other subject specific skills;

  • Provide regular and thorough communication to all BCD constituencies (students, parents, and colleagues);

  • Help review and revise the BCD math curriculum as needed;

  • Support enrollment and retention by assisting with tours, events, and other school outreach; and

  • Perform other duties as directed by the Head of School.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • A strong background in math education and current pedagogy  

  • Bachelor’s in mathematics or mathematics education,  Master’s preferred;

  • At least 3-5 years teaching in grades 6-8;

  • Demonstrated love for working with middle school students;

  • Experience working in an IB setting;

  • Knowledge of or background in independent schools;

  • Desire to teach in a technology rich 1:1 learning environment including innovative use of technology and digital resources in math and science;

  • Ability to differentiate within each class;

  • Flexibility, ability to work with change, and strengths in innovation; and

  • Effective communication 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