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Lower School Science Teacher

February 25, 2021 - April 12, 2021

Graland Country Day School is seeking a lower school science teacher with experience in early childhood and elementary classrooms. Science teachers are responsible for leading the elementary science instructional program, which includes, but is not limited to, planning, developing, implementing, assessing and monitoring the science curriculum.
 
Graland Lower School students are involved in first-hand exploration and investigation where inquiry, critical thinking, innovation, and process skills are nurtured.  The science program provides opportunities for students to develop the understanding and skills necessary to function productively as problem-solvers in a scientific and technological world. 
 
Reports to Head of Lower School
Status: Full-time, school year

Position Description
Lower School science teachers work with a range of grade levels from preschool through fourth grade and are members of departmental and grade-level teams. The Lower School experience at Graland calls for teachers to recognize that working with this age group requires a variety of roles, and a high level of energy and enthusiasm from its faculty. 

Lower School science teachers accomplish the above as they:
  • Provide science instruction through whole- and small-group lessons, experiments, labs, field trips, technology, data analysis, and other teaching methods  
  • Communicate with parents through written progress reports, and other forms of communication such as parent meetings, phone calls, and emails
  • Collaborate with the grade-level teachers, science teachers, and administration, using a growth mindset
  • Engage in professional development to further enhance knowledge of learning differences, differentiation, and strategies for problem-solving, intervention, remediation and/or enrichment

Team Player
Lower School science teachers are collaborative and supportive members of the Graland 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.
  • Upholds school, employee and family confidentiality.
  • Represents school in position and in community.
  • Participates in effective communication that is responsible, descriptive, and nonjudgmental.
  • Adheres to all school policies and procedures.
  • Is available for recess, lunch, and before and after school duties
  • Offers support during after-hours as needed.
  • Likes to work with people and create solutions.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree. 
  • 3+ years of experience with elementary science curriculums or programs. 
  • Excellent communication skills.

Please send your letter of interest and resume to Sarah Young, [email protected] 

Director of Development

February 24, 2021 - August 1, 2022

The successful Director of Development candidate possesses experience in development or advancement leadership roles with demonstrated expertise in fundraising, marketing, admissions, and the process of growing related systems. They need experience planning and implementing fundraising campaigns and events which require excellent organizational skills, clear and effective communication skills, and well-honed listening skills.

Director of Marketing and Communications

February 22, 2021 - March 22, 2021

The Director for Marketing and Communication is responsible for the execution of Kent Denver’s marketing, communication and branding strategies. The Director plans and directs marketing and communication activities in support of Kent Denver's mission, vision and core values in an effort to advance the reputation and overall brand of the school.

PreKindergarten Teacher

February 11, 2021 - June 15, 2021

Aspen Country Day School seeks a full-time PreKindergarten teacher to join our team. Experience in early childhood education with a current Colorado early childhood teaching credential required. A detailed explanation of the responsibilities of the position can be found at the following link: ACDS PreKindergarten Teacher job description

To apply, please send cover letter & resume to: [email protected]

About Aspen Country Day School
MISSION: Aspen Country Day School, through its commitment to rigorous academics, creative arts, and outdoor education, ignites curiosity, confidence, and critical thinking. In an inspiring mountain setting, our nurturing community encourages students to strive for individual excellence and instills in them a lifelong love of learning, sense of purpose, and responsible citizenship. www.aspencountryday.org

Spanish Faculty

February 3, 2021 - April 30, 2021

Fountain Valley School is a co-ed, college-preparatory boarding/day school enrolling 230 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 to develop young adults who are courageous, open-minded, self-reliant, curious, and compassionate. This position reports directly to the chair of the languages department, and is responsible for teaching Spanish classes for students in 9-12 grade. This opening is available immediately through the remainder of this school year as well as the 2021-2022 school year.

General Duties:

  • Teach 4 sections of Spanish
  • Serve as a collaborative team member of the Languages department with a focus on inspired and hands-on teaching
  • In collaboration with department chair and other faculty maintain an up-to-date scope and sequence document for the Languages department

Other Duties:

  • Coach two seasons of athletics/afternoon activities
  • Serve as an adviser to approximately six students
  • Participate in a class level retreat along with other faculty members
  • Participate in committees as assigned
  • Participate in co-leading an Interim trip (Spring experiential learning trip)
  • Serve as a member of a weekend and weeknight duty team (1 weeknight a week, and 9 weekends a year) 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to work with individuals in a courteous and professional manner
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate in a team environment
  • Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, self-directed and punctual
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple tasks at one time
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in LMS Blackbaud OnCampus and Google Educational Suite Apps preferred

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in the Spanish language; advanced degree and experience with classroom teaching and working with students and adults in an independent boarding/day school environment preferred

Working Conditions

  • 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.
  • Attendance at certain community events will be required
  • Working relationships: students, parents, outside vendors, and all other employees 

Salary Range:  $35,000 - $45,000 depending on experience and degrees

 

Culture:

FVS’ Core Values are courage, open-mindedness, self-reliance, curiosity, and compassion. FVS supports a culture of communication and collaboration with the intent of creating an environment of predictability and support for our students, parents, and colleagues.  FVS employees celebrate diversity, participate fully in the school community, embrace the power of the prairie, the peaks, and the history of the School. FVS teaching faculty challenge students, create opportunities for learning and growth beyond the academic day, employ innovative teaching methods, and pursue professional and personal development through lifelong learning.

 

Mission:

Fountain Valley School of Colorado provides a rigorous, global curriculum in academics, arts, athletics and the outdoors in a diverse community to develop young adults who are courageous, open-minded, self-reliant, curious and compassionate.

 

Contact:

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]

Director of School Counseling

February 3, 2021 - April 30, 2021

Fountain Valley School is a co-ed, college-preparatory boarding/day school enrolling 230 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 to develop young adults who are courageous, open-minded, self-reliant, curious, and compassionate. This position reports directly to the dean of students. The goal of the director of school counseling is to provide informal and formal counseling support to students and to educate the student community about healthy coping and decision-making skills that will safeguard their well-being as they confront the intellectual, emotional, social, and physical challenges of adolescent growth. This opening is available immediately through the remainder of this school year as well as the 2021-2022 school year.

General Duties:

  • Provide informal supportive counseling to students
  • Provide formal scheduled counseling as a component of a comprehensive support plan for students seeing outside mental health professionals
  • Evaluate and assess students in crisis or at-risk and follow with an appropriate response in collaboration with the administration
  • Recommend and coordinate long-term support plan for students
  • Procure the necessary releases from parents so that the School may work in a supportive partnership with the outside health provider
  • Coordinate and manage a comprehensive support plan for individual students in close collaboration with the director of health center, parents, deans’ office, outside mental health care providers, and the school community
  • Respond to student referrals by and follow-up with the reporting faculty member, parents, advisor and resident hall director
  • Collaborate with the Learning Center, advisors, and parents to provides supportive counseling for students with learning-related difficulties
  • Design and deliver wellness-oriented developmental curriculum and programming to students via our Student Life Curriculum, Advisory, and Residential Life program
  • Educate faculty and parents about adolescent development and pathology
  • Manage relationship with outside health providers and acts as the liaison between the outside health care provider and the School
  • Undertake appropriate clinical and program consultation consistent with the guidelines of licensure, the School’s mission, and ASCA/CASCA standard

Other Duties:

  • Teach one semester of our 9th-grade Chapter 1 program
  • Manage the on-call counseling duty phone
  • Collaborate with Admission Office during summer months to review new student applications
  • Attend to all faculty meetings and health team meetings
  • Participate in a class level retreat along with other faculty members
  • Participate in committees as assigned
  • Participate in co-leading an Interim trip (Spring experiential learning trip)

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to work with individuals in a courteous and professional manner
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate in a team environment
  • Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, self-directed and punctual
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple tasks at one time
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in LMS Blackbaud OnCampus and Google Educational Suite Apps preferred 

Qualifications:

Master’s degree in counseling or psychology and possess or have the ability to obtain a Colorado State Certification; experience working with students and adults in an independent boarding/day school environment preferred. The ideal candidate adapts to change and innovation; supports the school culture of predictability and support; and maintains confidential information.

Working Conditions

  • 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.
  • Attendance at certain community events will be required
  • Working relationships: students, parents, outside vendors, and all other employees 

Salary Range:  $55,000 - $65,000 depending on experience

 

Culture:

FVS’ Core Values are courage, open-mindedness, self-reliance, curiosity, and compassion. FVS supports a culture of communication and collaboration with the intent of creating an environment of predictability and support for our students, parents, and colleagues.  FVS employees celebrate diversity, participate fully in the school community, embrace the power of the prairie, the peaks, and the history of the School. FVS teaching faculty challenge students, create opportunities for learning and growth beyond the academic day, employ innovative teaching methods, and pursue professional and personal development through lifelong learning.

 

Mission:

Fountain Valley School of Colorado provides a rigorous, global curriculum in academics, arts, athletics and the outdoors in a diverse community to develop young adults who are courageous, open-minded, self-reliant, curious and compassionate.

  

Contact:

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]

Dean of Students - Upper School

February 2, 2021 - March 15, 2021

Upper School Dean of Students 

Department: Administration

Reports to: Head of School

Job Summary:

We are seeking a dynamic and collaborative full-time Upper School Dean of Students for the 2021-22 school year. The US Dean of Students will report to the Head of School and work with administrators, faculty, and staff to build community, sustain the school’s ethical culture, and support student well-being and growth. The Dean of Students oversees community expectations, student life, student discipline, residential life, and student activities.  This position is expected to live on the upper school campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage social policies, protocols, and practices that serve to support student development, learning, health, and safety.

  • Oversee student leadership development and work closely with student leaders.

  • Promote high expectations, personal integrity, and community responsibility.

  • Maintain and support a system of discipline and restorative practices, including reinforcing accountability, school culture, values, and participation.

  • Address disciplinary issues and communicate the details of these cases to parents, faculty, and students where appropriate. 

  • Work closely with health services to support student health, safety, and well-being.

  • Ensure the health and safety of students on campus as well as in residential programs.

  • Serve on the hiring committee to interview prospective faculty.

  • Coordinate and lead student orientation programs.

  • Coordinate and schedule special programs and events for attendance by the student body such as assemblies relevant to discipline, health and wellness, and safety initiatives.

  • Develop and implement the Family Handbook.

  • Coordinate and plan out a slate of dynamic weekend activities over the course of the school year.

  • Provide training, leadership, and support for faculty on residential responsibilities and maintaining professional boundaries in a residential setting.

  • Teach 1-2 classes.

  • Keep the head of school informed regarding student issues and campus life.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by and in support of the Head of School.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Ability to approach work with compassion while maintaining high expectations

  • Demonstrated experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Sense of humor, optimism, and possess a growth-mindset

  • Knowledge of social emotional learning and adolescent development

  • The ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, make decisions, think critically and problem-solve

 

Compensation and Benefits:

Steamboat Mountain School offers a rich and comprehensive benefits package.  

  • Salary range, $40,000 - $50,000

  • Medical including short term disability

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Retirement contribution match after one year of service

  • Tuition remission benefits after two years of service

  • Three weeks summer vacation as well as the majority of school vacations 

  • On Campus housing 

  • Meals provided during the academic year

 

In order to apply, email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] No phone calls. Steamboat Mountain School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

Spanish Teacher 6-12

February 2, 2021 - March 16, 2021

Job Title: 6-12 Spanish Teacher 

Department: Faculty

Reports to: Head of School

Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced full-time Spanish teacher for the 2021-22 school year. The ideal candidate will possess native or near-fluency in Spanish, an exemplary pedagogical repertoire for second-language learning, a passion for teaching, and experience in designing curriculum. Further, successful candidates will also have excellent classroom management skills, experience working with both middle and upper school students, and the desire to work closely with colleagues. Language courses develop students’ skills in all core areas with an emphasis on speaking and listening. All classes should be taught in the target language and familiarity with comprehensible input is ideal. Throughout the curriculum, students explore and reflect on cultural practices and global perspectives to develop cultural competence and understanding.  

Responsibilities:

  • Teach five sections of Spanish

  • Serve as an academic advisor to a small group of students

  • Flexibility and willingness to perform non-teaching roles vital to building community

  • Lead outdoor education trips

  • Perform additional duties as needed

  • Participate in school-wide professional development

Qualification Requirements:

  • Experience teaching Spanish in middle school and/or upper school.

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree is preferred

  • Demonstrated expertise in student-centered, collaborative and inquiry-based teaching methodologies

  • The flexibility to teach multiple ages, experience with curriculum development, and an active interest in teaching with project-based and technology-based learning is preferred.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).

  • The desire to work closely with colleagues

Compensation and Benefits:

Steamboat Mountain School offers a rich and comprehensive benefits package.  

  • Salary range, $25,000 - $42,000

  • Medical including short term disability

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Retirement contribution match after one year of service

  • Tuition remission benefits after two years of service

  • Approximately eight weeks of summer vacation and all school vacations

  • On-campus housing may be available

In order to apply, email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]  No phone calls.  Steamboat Mountain School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

Gap Logistics Coordinator

January 25, 2021 - March 1, 2021

The High Mountain Institute is seeking a Gap Logistics Coordinator, a full-time position in HMI Programs to begin in June 2021. Responsibilities include overseeing the logistics for field operations of HMI Gap and Summer programs and serve as a field instructor for these programs.

Middle School Math Teacher

January 25, 2021 - February 26, 2021

The Denver Waldorf School (DWS) seeks a qualified candidate to join our faculty as a Math Teacher for Middle School beginning with our 2021-2022 school year.

The ideal candidate can teach math based upon Waldorf pedagogical principles, assess students’ mathematical abilities, and provide appropriate tutoring support in conjunction with the current curriculum being presented in the classroom. This person will directly teach grades 5-8 math track classes and work closely with the 5-8 class teachers to harmonize math taught in main lesson as well as in the math track classes. This person may also support class teachers in 1-4 to hone best practices in math teaching, developing a firm foundation in math for students when they enter grade 5.