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Middle School History Teacher

August 14, 2023 - June 7, 2024

Montessori School of Denver (MSD), located in beautiful Colorado, is seeking a Middle School History Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. The position is set to start in August 2023.

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 530 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks a Long-Term (Visual Arts/Wearable Class) Substitute Teacher for Upper School.  This class is located in the Arts Department and involves ‘wearable’ art design. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.

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

  • Experience in sewing and technology required

  • Strong classroom management skills 

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Personal warmth and friendliness

  • Attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility

  • Ability to include technology elements into instruction

  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters

Personal Qualities

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with all school constituencies

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

  • Collaborate and work positively as a member of a team


  • Report to Director of Upper School

  • Follow instructions left by the teacher

  • Additional duties as deemed necessary by the School

The salary for this position will be $25.00 per hour (dependent upon duties), but most likely a stipend teaching position. This is a temporary position and is not eligible for benefits. 

Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (, 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 Long-Term (Visual Arts/Wearables Class) Substitute Teacher posting to apply for this position. This position is available from February 8, 2023 and runs through April 14, 2023. 

Only online applications will be accepted. 


Middle School Full-Time Spanish Teacher

January 3, 2023 - March 8, 2023

St. Mary’s Academy is seeking a Full-Time Middle School Spanish Teacher with experience in teaching Spanish courses reporting to the Middle School Principal. This individual will support the school community by planning, organizing, and implementing an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.
Through regular conversations with principals, St. Mary’s Academy teachers learn and understand their job responsibilities. It has been a hallmark of teachers throughout the history of St. Mary’s Academy that their work goes beyond the classroom and includes not only the academic preparation of the student, but also the emotional, social and spiritual development of students. Additionally,
teachers at St. Mary’s Academy are enthusiastic and energetic and will find support for new ideas and programs. This enthusiasm is encouraged and applauded at SMA. Additionally, faculty members at St. Mary’s Academy are a supportive group. One does not have to look far to find a helping hand at St. Mary’s Academy.
Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter to [email protected] At Vail Mountain School, the Registrar manages official administrative data for all school departments and maintains the official student records of the school. The Registrar also leads course registration and class scheduling for all three divisions and manages the student information system for the school.

History Faculty

December 5, 2022 - January 31, 2023



Fountain Valley School:

Fountain Valley School, a selective and diverse boarding school, educates 250 students in grades 9–12 on a beautiful 1,100-acre campus in the heart of Colorado Springs, CO. Founded in 1930, the School provides a rigorous, global curriculum in academics, arts, athletics and the outdoors.


The Opportunity:

Fountain Valley School seeks experienced and dynamic educators for a history teacher position. This position reports directly to the chair of the History department, and is responsible for teaching classes to students in 9-12 grade. Experience teaching U.S. History from both an AP and inquiry and skills-driven perspective is strongly preferred.


Teaching Duties:

?      Teach 4 sections of history

?      Demonstrate an ability to foster sustained collaboration and professional growth within a department

?      Show an appreciation for the craft of teaching along with a passion for History as a discipline


Other Duties:

?      Coach two seasons of athletics/afternoon activities

?      Serve as an adviser to a small cohort of students

?      Participate in a class level retreat and help to lead a spring experiential learning trip

?      Participate in committees as assigned by school leadership

?      Serve as a dorm parent in our residential program (1 weeknight a week, 9 weekends a year)



?      Find joy in working with children and in school life

?      Engage with energy, kindness, and a sense of humor

?      Demonstrate cultural competency and skills engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences

?      Demonstrate skills in communication and interpersonal relations within and across multiple constituencies

?      Bachelor’s degree with a major in History; advanced degree or equivalent experience in an independent boarding/day school environment preferred


Working Conditions

?      COVID Vaccine Policy: Fountain Valley School requires all community members without a medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters.

?      Environment: office and indoor classroom working with some outdoor events

?      Physical demands: able to sit and stand for at least 8 hours per day; must be able to lift 40 lb.


Salary Range:  $36,000 - $52,000 depending on experience and degrees



Send letter of application, resume and list of three professional references to:


Amanda Dedrick

Fountain Valley School of Colorado

Colorado Springs, CO 80911

fax 719.392.6138

E-mail: [email protected]

Wellness Center CNA or LPN

December 5, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Fountain Valley School:

Fountain Valley School is a co-ed, boarding school enrolling 250 students in grades 9-12. Founded in 1930, the School provides a rigorous, global curriculum in academics, arts, athletics and the outdoors in a diverse community.


The Opportunity:

The CNA or LPN reports to the Director of Health Services and will be responsible for the dispensing of medication and care of our students in a college preparatory boarding environment.  This person works closely with our health care team consisting of the director, three part-time nurses, counselors, physician medical director and athletic trainer.  This person will work up to 27 hours per week, the hours are from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Monday through Friday and Saturday and Sunday from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. This position can be filled by more than 1 person depending on availability. This position starts January 4, 2023.


Position and Responsibilities:

?               Medication Administration

?               First Aid

?               Regular consultation with supervising RN

?               Basic Care duties as assigned by RN

?               Maintain medical records and state required records



Licensed CNA or LPN

High School Diploma required

Must have current CPR/FA and AED certification


Working Conditions:

?               Environment:  indoors and outdoors working with high school students

?               Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination/or evidence vaccination is in process.  The school will make reasonable accommodations for applicants who require a medical or religious exemption.

?               Physical Demands: able to do a combination of sit, stand and lift up to 40 lbs for at least 8 hours per day; occasional after hours, weekend and/ or weeknight obligations.

?               Working Relationships:  students, parents, outside vendors and all other employees.


Salary Range:  $16.50 -$18.00 per hour



Send letter of application, resume and list of three professional references to:


Amanda Dedrick

Fountain Valley School of Colorado

Colorado Springs, CO 80911

fax 719.392.6138

E-mail: [email protected]



Extended Day Program Staff

December 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Long-Term Substitute (January 4, 2023 - April 7, 2023) 


Reports to: Director of the Extended Day Program

Terms: Part-time, school year, immediate need

Hours: 2:30-6pm, Monday-Friday

Compensation: $20 per hour



?      Work with children ages 5-12 years old

?      Create a fun, safe and caring environment

?      Assist with snack, arts, crafts, homework help, recess and other duties as needed

?      Set up and clean up


Team Player

?      A collaborative and supportive member of the school community who…

?      Models caring, respect, patience, and appreciation of differences.

?      Provides a safe environment for students.

?      Recognizes the importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity (DEI) work and continues growth as a culturally responsive educator.

?      Represents school in position and in community.

?      Participates in effective communication that is responsible, descriptive, and nonjudgmental.

?      Demonstrates a growth mindset, open to feedback, and new learning.

?      Supports collective efforts of the school on instructional and non-instructional sides, in addition to team responsibilities.

?      Upholds school, employee and family confidentiality.



?      Minimum two years of experience in a licensed childcare setting

?      CPR, First Aid, Standard Precautions certification preferred or willing to acquire when hired

?      Possesses strong organization and communication skills.

?      Maintains effective relationships with students, faculty, administration, and parents/guardians.

?      Background check and fingerprinting required upon hire.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should send a resume to [email protected]. All applications are to be submitted electronically.



School Director

November 21, 2022 - January 6, 2023

About the School

Reflecting the pioneering, rugged spirit of the surrounding Rocky Mountains and early Western settlers, The Denver Waldorf School takes pride in its nimble, agile culture. Described by one faculty member as “scrappy,” the school has grown from its birth as a preschool in the founders’ home to a comprehensive and expansive PS-12 program enrolling nearly 300 students. Over the course of the past nearly 50 years, DWS has demonstrated an enduring capacity to seize opportunities, meet challenges, and respond to an ever changing educational, social, and financial landscape. Entrepreneurial, resilient, and forward thinking while holding the century-old fundamental pillars of Waldorf education at its core, The Denver Waldorf School community continues to chart an exciting path forward.

A leader seeking an opportunity to guide a truly mission-driven, inclusive community that works in respectful partnership with enthusiasm and intentionality will find their home at The Denver Waldorf School. In addition, while best known for its nickname at the ‘Mile High City,’ Denver offers far more than a majestic landscape and unparalleled access to nature. World-class museums, first-rate breweries, and a flourishing artisanal and craft food scene—Denver has it all, including 300 days of sunshine. 

About the Position

The DWS Board of Trustees seeks a Director who enthusiastically embraces and champions the school’s commitment to Waldorf education and shares its deep belief in the inherent goodness and potential of every human being. The successful candidate will bring a leadership approach distinguished by enthusiasm, resilience, curiosity, and confidence. They will also bring the skills and energy needed to manifest a compelling, sustainable vision for the future of The Denver Waldorf School.

Please see the full position statement here.

How to Apply
Candidates interested in this position are asked to submit the following materials by Tuesday, January 3:

  • EC Summary Sheet and Disclosure Statement (Contact Tracy Bennett for these documents) 

  • Letter of Interest addressed to the Search Committee  

  • Current Resume  

  • Statement of Educational Leadership Philosophy  

  • A list of five or more references with contact information (name, relationship to candidate, phone and email addresses) 

Application materials are to be sent electronically via email to: 

Tracy Bennett, Partner, Educators’ Collaborative

Email: [email protected] 

Phone: 425-466-4748