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St. Mary’s Academy, located in Englewood, Colorado is Metro Denver’s premier Catholic, Independent school offering rigorous academics in its co-ed PreK-Grade 8, and all-girls High School. SMA offers a safe, yet innovative program that embraces all student backgrounds, and fosters character and moral development from Pre-Kindergarten to graduation.


SMA is a close community where faculty and staff serve as role models for the students with a mission to foster excellence in each child through academic achievement, spiritual development, and service. The qualities of a strong work ethic, desire for personal growth, and commitment to life-long learning that St. Mary’s Academy expects of students are likewise an expectation for faculty and staff.  Each day, too, is an opportunity to live the Loretto School Values of faith, community, justice, and respect.


SMA is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff dedicated to their profession and the well-being and life of the St. Mary’s Academy community. St. Mary's Academy does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, sex, disability, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, sexual orientation, or religion. This policy applies to all areas of student concerns: educational policies, admission policies (historically high school admission is open to women only), scholarship, and grant-in-aid programs, athletic and other school-administered programs as well as employee/personnel concerns. St. Mary's Academy is an equal-opportunity employer. 


Job Description:  

St. Mary’s Academy is seeking a Middle School/High School French Teacher with experience in teaching French 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. Too, the ideal individual brings an eagerness to lead authentic and immersive student travel experiences in France.


Through regular conversations with their division principal and colleagues, St. Mary’s Academy teachers learn and understand their job responsibilities. It has been a hallmark of teachers throughout the history of SMA 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 they find support for new ideas. 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.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach two 65-minute block Middle School classes of French I, French II, and/or Advanced/Heritage Speaker classes each day, a 90-minute High School French class per day, and a French Lab once or twice a week.

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences;

  • Teach skills and content in second-language acquisition through speaking, listening, writing, geography, and culture using SMA mission-appropriate materials in sequence with the SMA program for French-language study (SMA currently utilizes the Vista Higher Learning curriculum);

  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development;

  • Maintains Canvas with a weekly report of upcoming daily topics, activities, and class/home assignments as well as links to other core class sites;

  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities;

  • Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs;

  • Use relevant technology to support instruction;

  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance and development;

  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments;

  • Provide appropriate and timely feedback on work;

  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students;

  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development;

  • Prepare required reports on students and activities;

  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing appropriate rules and procedures;

  • Perform certain pastoral duties including student support, counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement;

  • Participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings;

  • Communicate regularly with students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs;

  • Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities;

  • Other tasks as assigned;

  • Adhere to and support the mission of St. Mary’s Academy.


All teachers are also responsible for a variety of duties and tasks throughout the day; the principal will make these assignments and share them with the faculty. These tasks and assignments change as the needs of the community are determined. 


Qualifications/Requirements:

Education and qualifications should include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree 

  • Master’s degree or teaching certification is strongly preferred

  • Commitment to employing a positive mindset to teaching French with student-centric pedagogy and problem-based learning 

  • Willingness to build and maintain collaborative relationships with colleagues and parents

  • Commitment to employing a positive, growth mindset to teaching

  • A sense of resonance with the St. Mary’s Academy mission.


Salary/Benefits:

The salary range for this full-time, exempt position is $50,000.00 - $68,000.00. St. Mary’s Academy provides excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and life insurance, retirement, paid time off, tuition remission, and opportunities for professional development.

 


How to Apply:

 Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and statement of educational philosophy to Sarah Powell at [email protected]. No calls, please.

Elementary Lead Teacher

February 29, 2024

Friends seeks an Elementary Lead Teacher who possesses a deep understanding of child development and progressive pedagogy, appreciation for the importance of practicing mindfulness and actively teaching social & emotional skills, and a commitment to diversity social justice & service learning and a demonstration of cultural competency. The successful candidate is devoted to the School’s mission and program and possesses passion and imagination they will bring to our school community.

7th Grade Teacher

February 28, 2024 - June 30, 2024

The Denver Waldorf School is looking for a Waldorf-trained Class Teacher to begin in the 2024-25 school year. This teacher will move with the class through 8th grade, looping back to 5th grade. The Denver Waldorf School is a friendly and lively urban preK-12 school with 300 students located in Denver, Colorado with the splendor of the Rocky Mountains just a short trip away. Founded in 1974, we are a fully accredited full member school of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America, the Waldorf Early Childhood Association and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools.

Elementary School Teacher

February 28, 2024 - March 31, 2024


Job Description: Lower School Elementary Teacher 

Telluride Mountain School - Telluride, a truly unique independent school nestled in the San Juan mountains serving students Pre-K through 12th, is seeking a Full Time Lower School Elementary Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. At Telluride Mountain School, we understand that success isn’t only measured by grades in the classroom. We challenge our students to explore their environment and seek out meaningful experiences outside of the library--which is why you will often find us on the ski slopes, hiking the San Juans or exploring the world through our experiential education trips. We also recognize the importance of making strong relationships with teachers and peers, and encourage our students to build lasting relationships that strengthen their sense of community. So while academics are important here, we believe in a holistic approach to education--one that involves fostering creativity, curiosity, and meaningful connections. 

The Lower School teacher will teach, co-teach, and/or otherwise support students in the classroom with hands-on materials, an enriching curriculum, and outdoor/experiential educational experiences.  Exact grade level and subjects still TBD based on candidates experience and final needs of the school.

To Apply- please send a resume and cover letter to Andy Shoff, Head of School, [email protected] for the complete job description, visit https://www.telluridemtnschool.org/page/careers

We value: 

? An inclusive and diverse community 

? A love of working with kids and in a school environment 

? Enthusiasm for experiential and outdoor education 

? Creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness 

? Lifelong learning 

Teaching Duties: 

  • Implement student-centered pedagogy and TMS’s research-based elements of effective teaching

  • Plan dynamic units framed by learning targets and learning outcomes with the team

  • Support other Lower School teachers in delivering a cohesive program 

  • Participate in the Experiential and Outdoor Education Programs, including but not limited to Fall and Spring Trips

  • Opportunities to lead or participate in Winter Sports programming

  • Collaborate in grade level and department level teams to refine curricular goals

  • Maintain consistent student records, as required by TMS

Qualification Requirements:

  • Classroom teaching experience preferred

  • An undergraduate degree or graduate degree in related fields of Education is preferred

  • Experience in Montessori, IB, or multi-age classrooms preferred

  • Communication skills and commitment to teamwork are expected

  • We expect a commitment to ongoing professional growth and learning, and the growth and development of others on the team 

Compensation: This is an exempt, full time position. Salary in the $50K-65K range based on experience. 

Full benefits in accordance with the school’s policies including: 

? Choice of Health Insurance plans in line with school policy 

? Short and long term disability in accordance with the school policy 

? 403(b) matching contribution in accordance with the school policy 

? Generous paid time off including personal, sick, and school holidays 

? Tuition remission in accordance with the school policy 

Telluride Mountain School is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.



Upper Division Science Teacher (24-25 School Year)


Denver Jewish Day School announces the opening of a full-time Science teaching position.

Denver Jewish Day School Background:
Our pluralistic Jewish community day school prepares and inspires Jewish students through an extraordinary secular and Judaic education to live purposefully, act ethically, and thrive in the world. We serve approximately 330 students in grades PK-12 on a beautiful campus in southeast Denver. Our Upper Division comprises around 85 middle schoolers in grades 6-8 and around 65 students in high school. Our approximately 35 Upper Division faculty and staff come from diverse backgrounds and share a commitment to caring for and educating young people holistically.

Role and responsibilities of the science teacher:
Denver Jewish Day School seeks a dynamic science teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. This full-time position entails teaching a variety of science topics to students in grades 7 & 8 as well as middle school mathematics or high school science electives. In addition to fulfilling their core teaching responsibilities, full-time faculty at Denver JDS are expected to engage with students in other settings, including advisory, athletics, class trips, elective courses, clubs, and extracurricular activities.

Qualifications:
We are looking for passionate educators who are excited about working in a small school environment where it is possible to get to know students well and provide highly individualized guidance and support. Applicants for this position must have experience teaching or working with youth and be able to safely and effectively manage the laboratory classroom. The ideal candidate will have a record of excellence in prior roles and demonstrate comfort in developing creative, interdisciplinary curricula in collaboration with colleagues.

Compensation:
The salary range is $47,000-$60,000. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to STEM Coordinator and Science Department Chair Melanie Knowles ([email protected]) and 2024-2025 Middle School Dean Megan Zitron ([email protected]).

Elementary School Teacher

February 22, 2024

Denver Academy in Denver, Colorado seeks an Elementary School Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.

Type:

Elementary School Teacher - Full-Time – Faculty

Category:

Elementary School

Degree:

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Salary:

Starting salary for first year faculty without teaching experience is $53,000. Salary will be higher for teachers with experience and/or additional qualifications.

Benefits:

You may enroll in Denver Academy’s benefit program if you are classified as a full-time employee and have completed the eligibility waiting period of 30 days. Coverage will begin the first of the month following 30 days of employment. The benefits package includes medical/dental/vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, short/long term disability insurance, life insurance, holiday/vacation pay, and sick leave. Benefits are subject to current Denver Academy policies.

Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume and DA application to [email protected]

The mission of Denver Academy is to inspire and empower diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated, and transformative education.

Founded in 1972 on the belief that students thrive when taught in the way they learn best, Denver Academy is one of the top schools in the nation dedicated to teaching diverse learners, including those with dyslexia and ADD/ADHD. DA’s innovative learning model is based on the balanced application of classroom management, information processing, and academic literacy. Small class sizes of 12-14 students facilitate differentiated instruction. Flexible placement and several academic levels within each core subject, including Honors classes and advanced coursework, allow faculty to teach to each student’s optimal level. Through this unique approach, students excel in their strengths while receiving the support they need in areas of challenge.

Accountability: Reports to the Dean of Elementary

Position Description: The Denver Academy teacher is responsible for executing Denver Academy’s mission of inspiring and empowering diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated, and transformative education. This includes oversight and responsibility for students, program, and day-to-day operations in the classroom. The teacher is also responsible for communicating with parents and acting as a liaison with other division classrooms and the rest of the DA community.

Teaching Responsibilities:

Teaching:

  • Maintains a safe and respectful learning environment
  • Responsible for differentiating effective and purposeful lesson plans to meet the needs of diverse learning styles
  • Works in partnership with Deans, Heads and Program Team for effective delivery of the DA program and content
  • Stays current with the DA program

Management:

  • Effective communication with parents
  • Conferencing as needed with parents during scheduled conference times
  • Maintain electronic attendance and gradebook system
  • Supervision before school, during lunch, and after school
  • Responsible for testing and assessment
  • Responsible for updating student files and anecdotal records
  • Responsible for completing grades and report cards before deadlines

Leadership:

  • Models professionalism in the classroom and amongst the division
  • Positively represents the DA community
  • Models conflict resolution at all levels
  • Models respect and responsibility

Additional Responsibilities (as appropriate):

  • Committees
  • School functions, such as: Admissions Open Houses, Plays and Sporting Events; Elementary School Information Night, Back to School Night, New Parent Orientation
  • In-service attendance and teacher training
  • Additional job-related responsibilities as needed

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.

Denver Academy in Denver, Colorado seeks a Vocal and General Music Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.

Type:

Vocal Music Arts & Media - Full-Time – Faculty

Category:

All Divisions

Degree:

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Salary:

Starting salary for first year faculty without teaching experience is $53,000. Salary will be higher for teachers with experience and/or additional qualifications.

Benefits:

You may enroll in Denver Academy’s benefit program if you are classified as a full-time employee and have completed the eligibility waiting period of 30 days. Coverage will begin the first of the month following 30 days of employment. The benefit package includes medical/dental/vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, short/long term disability insurance, life insurance, holiday/vacation pay, and sick leave. Benefits are subject to current Denver Academy policies.

Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

The mission of Denver Academy is to inspire and empower diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated, and transformative education.

Founded in 1972 on the belief that students thrive when taught in the way they learn best, Denver Academy is one of the top schools in the nation dedicated to teaching diverse learners, including those with dyslexia and ADD/ADHD. DA’s innovative learning model is based on the balanced application of classroom management, information processing, and academic literacy. Small class sizes of 12-14 students facilitates differentiated instruction. Flexible placement and several academic levels within each core subject, including Honors classes and advanced coursework, allow faculty to teach to each student’s optimal level. Through this unique approach, students excel in their strengths while receiving the support they need in areas of challenge.

Accountability: Reports to Dean of Arts & Media

Position Description: The Denver Academy Vocal and General Music teacher is responsible for oversight and responsibility for students, program, and day-to-day operations in the classroom and studio. The instructor is also responsible for communicating with parents; and acting as a liaison with other division classrooms and the rest of the DA community.

Requirements: Successful candidates will have a diverse music and vocal music background, with the ability to accompany on the piano during musical and choir rehearsals. We require a candidate who is passionate and knowledgeable about teaching music to a wide range of student abilities and age levels. Candidates must possess an innate understanding of the importance of collaboration, musical literacy, and performance within a well-rounded musical arts education. Candidates must have a passion for learning and teaching, be highly organized, and be able to maintain and manage daily teaching responsibilities, learning spaces, and performance opportunities. Candidates must be able to direct and develop school choirs that vary in age and ability, as well as assume the role of musical director for the high school musical. Some evening and weekend responsibilities during performances and rehearsals.

Teaching Responsibilities:

Teaching:

  • Maintain a safe and respectful learning environment.
  • Competency in music education with a focus on choral music, group, and theatrical singing. Must be able to accompany students on piano and act as both the vocal music classroom instructor and the choir and high school musical theatre accompanist.
  • Willingness to assist and collaborate with other members of the Arts and Media Department, as needed.
  • Responsible for developing effective and purposeful lesson plans.
  • Works in partnership with Teachers, Deans, Heads, and Program Team for effective delivery of the DA program, training, and content.
  • Differentiate lessons to meet diverse learning styles.
  • Ability to work with multiple age groups.

Management:

  • Effective communication with parents.
  • General classroom upkeep/maintenance.
  • Conferencing as needed with parents during scheduled conference times.
  • Maintain electronic attendance and gradebook system.
  • Responsible for updating student files and anecdotal records.
  • Responsible for completing grades and report cards before deadlines.

Leadership:

  • Model professionalism in the classroom and amongst the division.
  • Positively represent the DA community
  • Model conflict resolution at all levels.
  • Model respect and responsibility.
  • Portfolio preparation for students seeking post-secondary, creative arts options.

Additional Responsibilities (as appropriate):

  • Committees
  • School functions, such as: Admissions Open Houses, Dances, Plays and Sporting Events; Middle School Information Night, Back to School Night, New Parent Orientation
  • In-service attendance and teacher training
  • Additional job-related responsibilities as needed

 

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.

Denver Academy in Denver, Colorado seeks a High School English and Literature T1 Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.

Type:

High School Teacher - Full-Time – Faculty

Category:

High School

Degree:

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Salary:

Starting salary for first year faculty without teaching experience is $53,000. Salary will be higher for teachers with experience and/or additional qualifications.

Benefits:

You may enroll in Denver Academy’s benefit program if you are classified as a full-time employee and have completed the eligibility waiting period of 30 days. Coverage will begin the first of the month following 30 days of employment. The benefits package includes medical/dental/vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, short/long term disability insurance, life insurance, holiday/vacation pay, and sick leave. Benefits are subject to current Denver Academy policies.

Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume and DA application to [email protected]

The mission of Denver Academy is to inspire and empower diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated, and transformative education.

Founded in 1972 on the belief that students thrive when taught in the way they learn best, Denver Academy is one of the top schools in the nation dedicated to teaching diverse learners, including those with dyslexia and ADD/ADHD. DA’s innovative learning model is based on the balanced application of classroom management, information processing, and academic literacy. Small class sizes of 12-14 students facilitate differentiated instruction. Flexible placement and several academic levels within each core subject, including Honors classes and advanced coursework, allow faculty to teach to each student’s optimal level. Through this unique approach, students excel in their strengths while receiving the support they need in areas of challenge.

Accountability: Reports to the Division Dean / Head of High School

Position Description: The Denver Academy T1 Teacher (first-year teacher at DA) is responsible for executing Denver Academy’s mission of inspiring and empowering diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated, and transformative education. This position will include teaching a homeroom class of Literature and an English class. This teacher will be supporting other teachers in the high school setting by substitute teaching, grading, lesson planning, and student support. This position requires participation in an Induction and Orientation summer program including meeting weekly with our Program team in a mentorship program. They will participate in observation and co-teaching opportunities, attend regular professional development workshops and seminars, reflect on their practice of teaching, and collaborate with professional learning communities.

A successful candidate for this position will enjoy working with 9th – 12th grade students, will be comfortable working with individual or small groups for student support, and be able to lead whole-class instruction, including providing coverage for absent teachers in a variety of disciplines. Additionally, the T1 Teacher will support teachers with a variety of tasks including grading, student support with assistive technology, monitoring student progress, and assisting with classroom management, transitions, and supervision to ensure a safe and supporting learning environment for all students.

Teaching:

  • Maintains a safe and respectful learning environment
  • Responsible for differentiating effective and purposeful lesson plans to meet the needs of diverse learning styles
  • Works in partnership with Deans, Heads and Program Team for effective delivery of the DA program and content
  • Stays current with the DA program

Management:

  • Effective communication with students, families, teachers, and deans
  • Conferencing as needed with parents during scheduled conference times
  • Maintain electronic attendance and gradebook system for teachers as needed
  • Supervision before school, during lunch, and after school
  • Responsible for supporting testing and various assessments

Leadership:

  • Models professionalism in the classroom and amongst the division
  • Positively represents the DA community
  • Models respect and responsibility

Additional Responsibilities (as appropriate):

  • School functions, such as: Admissions Open Houses, plays and sporting events; Back to School Night, New Parent Orientation
  • In-service attendance and teacher training
  • Additional job-related responsibilities as needed

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.

6th Grade Teacher

February 22, 2024

Denver Academy in Denver, Colorado seeks a 6th Grade Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.

Type:

6th Grade Teacher - Full-Time – Faculty

Category:

6th Grade

Degree:

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Salary:

Starting salary for first year faculty without teaching experience is $53,000. Salary will be higher for teachers with experience and/or additional qualifications.

Benefits:

You may enroll in Denver Academy’s benefit program if you are classified as a full-time employee and have completed the eligibility waiting period of 30 days. Coverage will begin the first of the month following 30 days of employment. The benefits package includes medical/dental/vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, short/long term disability insurance, life insurance, holiday/vacation pay, and sick leave. Benefits are subject to current Denver Academy policies.

Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume and DA application to [email protected]

The mission of Denver Academy is to inspire and empower diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated, and transformative education.

Founded in 1972 on the belief that students thrive when taught in the way they learn best, Denver Academy is one of the top schools in the nation dedicated to teaching diverse learners, including those with dyslexia and ADD/ADHD. DA’s innovative learning model is based on the balanced application of classroom management, information processing, and academic literacy. Small class sizes of 12-14 students facilitates differentiated instruction. Flexible placement and several academic levels within each core subject, including Honors classes and advanced coursework, allow faculty to teach to each student’s optimal level. Through this unique approach, students excel in their strengths while receiving the support they need in areas of challenge.

Accountability: Reports to the Dean of 6th Grade

Position Description: The Denver Academy teacher is responsible for executing Denver Academy’s mission of inspiring and empowering diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated, and transformative education. This includes oversight and responsibility for students, program, and day-to-day operations in the classroom. The teacher is also responsible for communicating with parents and acting as a liaison with other division classrooms and the rest of the DA community.

Teaching Responsibilities:

Teaching:

  • Maintains a safe and respectful learning environment
  • Responsible for differentiating effective and purposeful lesson plans to meet the needs of diverse learning styles
  • Works in partnership with Deans, Heads and Program Team for effective delivery of the DA program and content
  • Stays current with the DA program

Management:

  • Effective communication with parents
  • Conferencing as needed with parents during scheduled conference times
  • Maintain electronic attendance and gradebook system
  • Supervision before school, during lunch, and after school
  • Responsible for testing and assessment
  • Responsible for updating student files and anecdotal records
  • Responsible for completing grades and report cards before deadlines

Leadership:

  • Models professionalism in the classroom and amongst the division
  • Positively represents the DA community
  • Models conflict resolution at all levels
  • Models respect and responsibility

Additional Responsibilities (as appropriate):

  • Committees
  • School functions, such as: Admissions Open Houses, Plays and Sporting Events; Elementary School Information Night, Back to School Night, New Parent Orientation
  • In-service attendance and teacher training
  • Additional job-related responsibilities as needed

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.

 

Finance Manager

February 20, 2024 - March 31, 2024

The Finance Manager position requires a full-time commitment to execute finance and business functions to support the Head of School and Leadership team in achieving the school’s strategic objectives. The finance manager will be responsible for overseeing financial and operational functions to ensure the smooth running of campus financial operations.