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Lead Teacher - Advanced School - Grades 6-8

January 20, 2021 - June 30, 2021

The Logan School for Creative Learning is accepting applications for an Advanced School Lead Teacher opening starting August 1, 2021. This teacher will work with an associate teacher and the school’s other educators to provide a Logan educational experience for approximately 24 students in mixed-age classroom that will consist of students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade. Responsibilities include developing an individualized curriculum for each student and leading two extended overnight trips each year.

HS2 Summer Program- Science

January 20, 2021 - April 3, 2021

The High School High Scholar [HS]2 program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) is a three-summer scholarship program that prepares students for college, with an emphasis on courses in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and college counseling.
During five weeks each summer, [HS]2 scholars live and learn on the CRMS campus in Carbondale, Colorado. On weekdays, students attend six hours of academic classes. In the afternoons, they participate in the Active Program, which includes rock climbing, kayaking, and team sports, as well as art classes such as silversmithing, fused glass, and music. On weekends, the natural environment surrounding campus inspires exploration. This unique combination of challenging academics and outdoor activities contributes to the intellectual, social, and emotional growth of each [HS]2 scholar, while the boarding experience fosters independence and responsibility.
The 2021 [HS]2 program runs June 21 to July 24, with faculty and RA/TAs arriving on campus Wednesday, June 16, and departing between July 24-26.

The High School High Scholar [HS]2 program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School is currently hiring science  teachers for the following positions for the 2021 five-week summer session:

  • Biology - 2 Sections
  • Chemistry - 2 Sections
  • Computer Science - 1 Section

Each section of science will be taught for two hours per day, M-F for a total of 10 hours per week if teaching one section (approximately 50 hours over the course of the summer).  Applicants are encouraged to consider teaching two sections if possible.

Responsibilities also include tutoring students during study hall three evenings per week from 7:00-9:00 pm, and chaperoning one on-campus social event and one off-campus trip during the session. Teachers do not have dormitory responsibilities.

Applicants must have at least two years of experience teaching subject content. Strong candidates have significant teaching experience, a mastery of science, a love of working with high school students, and an interest in mentoring first-generation college-bound students. Applicants will also be expected to foster a sense of inclusion and social justice in their work, ensuring all students’ sense of belonging. 

Established in 2007, High School High Scholar [HS]2 is a rigorous STEM-based summer enrichment program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School that supports first-generation and/or low-income minority students and prepares them to succeed in college by empowering them with STEM-based skills, a family of driven peers, and a space to see the light and power in their own voices.

For more information, contact program director Annie Oppenheim at [email protected]

This is an intense and rewarding opportunity to teach highly motivated students and to spend five weeks working and playing in the mountains, rivers, and trails surrounding Carbondale, Colorado.  Housing includes a room in a faculty dormitory with a shared bathroom. Meals are thoughtfully planned and prepared by the CRMS kitchen. Welcoming, supportive, and inclusive community. Colorado Rocky Mountain School is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, click HERE.

Teaching Fellow

January 20, 2021 - April 1, 2021

The CRMS Teaching Fellow Program offers the opportunity to become fully immersed in the three integral parts of our program:
Active, Academic and Residential.

ACTIVE: Involvement in our five-day a week Active program including:
The Sports program (kayaking, climbing, mountain biking, numerous types of skiing and snowboarding activities, etc.); The Service program (ceramics, blacksmithing, bike shop, etc.); Outdoor trips, including Wilderness Orientation (10 days), Fall Trip (5 days) and Spring Trip (7 days). Interim, a week-long immersive course of study

RESIDENTIAL: Living and working in a residential dormitory, with ongoing training in residential education. Fellows also serve on a weekend duty team nine weekends per year, facilitate a weekly restriction service crew and participate in evening dorm duties averaging two to three nights a week. Teaching Fellows also assist with several Weekend Rendezvous, which provide overnight weekend adventures for our residential students.

TEACHING: Diverse experiential teaching opportunities through the Active and Residential programs as well as self-motivated classroom observation and participation in coordination with CRMS faculty member in a specific subject area

(History, Math, Modern Languages, Science, Art, Technology, College Counseling). Teaching Fellows will also be called upon to be substitute teachers, collaborate with Learning Center and to cover study halls when necessary.

 

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and CRMS Application to:

Jessica McGrath
Colorado Rocky Mountain School
500 Holden Way, Carbondale, Colorado 81623
or electronically to [email protected]

For more information, please contact the school at 970-963-2562. Position open until filled.

Salary Information: The Teaching Fellow Program is a one-year appointment. Employment begins early August 2020 and extends through early June 2021. While at CRMS, teaching fellows will receive room and board, a season ski pass to the four areas of Aspen, a $10,000 stipend and health benefits.

Librarian

January 8, 2021 - May 31, 2021

The Logan School is currently looking for a full-time librarian to begin as early as mid- February, 2021.

About The Logan School

The Logan school enrolls approximately 250 students ages 4.5-14. The school’s mission is to cultivate the curiosities of gifted children. The educational philosophy entails an individual curriculum for each student, emphasizes hands-on learning, service learning and environmental education. Please visit our website at www.theloganschool.org for more information.


About the Position

The Librarian works closely with teachers and students to provide all manners of library services.


Status

The librarian is a salaried, exempt 1.0 FTE position with full benefits and works only during the school year (early to mid-August through early June).


Direct Supervisor: Head of School


Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain the Logan School’s library of books and technology resources

    • Evaluate current resources and the need for new or other resources both regarding books and technology.

    • Purchase, catalog, shelve, and weed fiction, non-fiction, and staff collections

    • Work with teachers to make sure the library has the resources necessary for their classes, including databases, periodicals, book group sets, AV equipment

    • Find relevant materials for teachers when requested

    • Manage, update, and maintain the circulation of laptops, iPads, and AV equipment; 

    • Work with the tech department to identify needs for new equipment based on use and wear on devices

    • Assist with set-ups for AV equipment at meetings, events, etc.

    • Manage library budget, including reconciling monthly credit card statement

    • Manage circulation, including overdue and missing materials

    • Manage library donations

    • Supervise students using the library

    • Manage and maintain library spaces for use

  • Develop library and information technology skills program curricula in coordination with the technology teacher and dean of faculty and students.

    • Teach required information technology/library skills class to all incoming 3rd graders; teach optional advanced class for upper IS students

    • Work daily with kids ages 4-14 assisting with research and library skills, troubleshooting computers, readers’ advisory

    • Promote and collaborate with teachers to consistently integrate curricula materials in daily classroom use

    • Conduct library orientations for classes each year

    • Communicate with staff and students about school library program and its offerings (during staff meetings and email)

  • Programs

    • Conduct weekly story time for lower primary classes

    • Assist teachers with running book groups for 3rd-8th graders

    • Supervise Newbery & Printz book clubs for interested IS and AS students

  • Other duties as assigned by the head of school and/or deans

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Library Science. 

  • Experience in a K-8 school or with elementary school-aged children preferred

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

  • Comfortable with technology and other tools 

  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening

  • Valid Colorado driver's license 


Compensation

Salary is based on experience and benefits offered include employer-paid health insurance, paid time off, TIAA-CREF retirement plan matching contributions and a flexible benefits program. Contact the Business Office for a full benefits description and eligibility requirements.


Application Procedures: To apply, send résumé, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and references to Markus Hunt at [email protected]

NO CALLS PLEASE. 


Equal Opportunity Employer: The Logan School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

Director, Logan Learning Lab

January 7, 2021 - March 31, 2021

This bold, forward-looking leader will work with the Head of School and administrative staff at The Logan School, as well as with various community partners, to share Logan’s philosophy and pedagogy through external programming and leadership. Key responsibilities include: planning and executing the student summer enrichment program, year-round teacher professional development through the teacher Fellowship program, fundraising for the Lab, and thought-leadership and advocacy for expandeding support of underrepresented gifted students and learner-centered education. This leader will need a sophisticated skill set to navigate the various populations that support and serve the Lab: the Logan administration, faculty and Board of Trustees; the Lab students and parents; the teaching Fellows and their respective school communities, funders; and the broader community of education innovators.

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