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Teaching Opportunity at Stanley British Primary School

 

Opening:  Middle School Social Studies  

 

  • Full time position for the 2022-2023 school year

  

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:

  • Teach middle school social studies classes.

  • Work within a team-based, collaborative environment to support students of varied levels and abilities.

  • Develop curriculum that builds out the scope and sequence of the middle school science curriculum.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to provide interdisciplinary learning opportunities for students across class.

  • Assist with duties as needed, such as carpool, recess, and lunch duty.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:

  • Experience teaching social studies or a relevant field.

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field to the discipline taught.

  • 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

  • Commitment to engendering inclusiveness as a core value in the classroom and within the school community

  • 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 of working with kids and getting to know them as individual people, honoring and valuing each individual child.

  • A commitment to, enjoyment of, and appreciation of the development needs of middle school students.

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

  • A bachelor’s degree.

  • Experience working in a diverse environment.

  • Highly organized and attentive to detail, able to keep 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 middle school team.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

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

  • A desire to learn as much as possible about the world of independent schools.

  • A desire to work with middle school age 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                             

303-360-0803

350 Quebec St.                                                          

Denver, CO 80230