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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 is 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 High School STEAM Teacher. This is a full-time, 10-month, exempt position reporting to the division principal, beginning in August 2024. The ideal candidate can ideally teach a range of courses, including upper-level math such as Calculus, Statistics, Computer Science, and Robotics. The position is responsible to: teach three 90-minute block classes per semester, serve as a grade-level advisor and club sponsor, and attend in-school activities. 


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:

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

  • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans;

  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities;

  • Prepare classroom for class activities;

  • 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;

  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment;

  • 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 co-curricular and extracurricular activities such as social events, sporting events, clubs, overnight trips, community service and other school community activities;

  • 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 faculty. These tasks and assignments change as needs of the community are determined.  


Qualifications/Requirements:

Education and qualifications should include the following:


  • 3+ years teaching experience, ideally including upper-level math such as Calculus, Computer Science, and Robotics. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in physics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, or related field.

  • A Master’s degree or teaching certification is strongly preferred

  • Ability to connect and communicate effectively with students

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

  • Outstanding collaborative skills and an ability to work in a team-focused environment

  • Demonstrated use of classroom technology

  • Excellent organizational, oral, and written skills

  • Excited to help support and contribute to a rapidly growing STEAM program

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


Preferred Requirements:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with STEM technologies: Autodesk products, toolpath generation software, and CNC machinery.

  • Experience coaching a FIRST robotics team.

  • Programming experience, specifically Python and/or Java.

  • Experience with general shop machinery and tools, and shop safety and etiquette.



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 Meghan Colip at [email protected]. No calls, please.

Friends School is currently seeking a visionary Lower School Program Head to lead our preschool through 5th grade beginning in July 2024. With a lower school student body of 100 - 120 students, we are dedicated to providing an exceptional educational experience that aligns with our mission, vision, and values, with a specific emphasis on mindfulness-based social and emotional learning, play-based preschool curriculum and gold standard project-based learning.

Middle School Math Teacher

January 26, 2024 - April 1, 2024

The Denver Waldorf School (DWS) seeks a qualified candidate to join our faculty as a Math Teacher for grades 5-8 beginning with our 2024-2025 school year.

Admissions & Alumni Engagement Associate

January 25, 2024 - March 15, 2024

The High Mountain Institute seeks an Admissions & Alumni Engagement Associate, a full-time position at the school, to join our team starting winter 2024, with possible renewal in summer 2024. The Admissions & Alumni Engagement Associate is charged with overseeing and expanding the scope of alumni relations at HMI and supporting admissions, development, and communications at the school. This position is based on HMI’s campus in Leadville and is not eligible for remote work.

High School Spanish Teacher

January 24, 2024 - February 29, 2024

Steamboat Mountain School’s Spanish classes afford students active learning opportunities to engage with the language through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It is expected that the classes be taught almost entirely in the target language if not entirely in the target language. The goal of the program is to foster confident, empathetic, and global learners who strive to engage genuinely with other people and the Spanish language.

Teacher in Residence

January 24, 2024

The SMS Teacher-In-Residence is an experiential program meant for early career teachers and recent college graduates who are interested in working at independent schools. Teachers in Residence both learn and teach in our academic, outdoor, and boarding programs. Each teacher is paired with an expert mentor, instructs in our outdoor programming, and works with the boarding students on campus. The SMS Teacher-In-Residence program lasts for 10 months, and includes a room in the faculty dorm and many meals served in the US dining hall based on the US daily schedule.

Teaching Fellow

January 22, 2024

Position

K-8 Teaching Fellows

Full-time position to begin August 2024

Overview

Stanley British Primary School, located in Denver’s Lowry neighborhood, is a progressive independent school serving 470 children from transitional kindergarten through 8th grade.  For 50 years, Stanley classrooms have been filled with engaged learners guided by inspired teachers. At Stanley, a child's education goes well beyond academics - our teachers and our instruction principles give children the opportunity to reach their full potential academically, creatively, socially, emotionally and physically. We asked parents, teachers, staff and students to reflect on why they chose Stanley BPS. The answers we heard reflect a place and a philosophy unlike any other in the Denver independent school landscape. Teaching and learning at Stanley goes beyond a simple education. Students here have a chance to play, to choose, to interact and to own and embrace their own 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

In this position, the Teaching Fellow will work alongside a master teacher to:

  • Inspire and educate children to develop to their full potential – socially, emotionally, intellectually, physically, and creatively
  • Create a safe, supportive, mutually respectful classroom community that values the distinct contributions and abilities of each child
  • Implement integrated, meaningful, developmentally-appropriate curricula in which students can explore and experiment through first-hand experiences
  • Create opportunities for students to know themselves, to make good choices, and take responsibility for their own learning and actions

In addition, Teaching Fellows:

  • Engage in 2.5 hours/wk of coursework with Head of British Primary Teaching and Learning
  • Receive support and feedback from an advisor
  • Actively engage in ongoing professional development
  • Communicate and collaborate positively and professionally with the Stanley staff and communit
Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Salary and Benefits

Compensation is $30,000

The salary listed is just one component of Stanley’s total compensation for employees. Stanley provides excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, paid time off in addition to paid fall, holiday and spring breaks and professional development.   Affordable housing options on campus, if available.

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.

For more Information about our Teacher Preparation Program, please go to:

https://www.stanleybps.org/Page/39

To Apply:

To initiate an application, send a cover letter and resume to:

Susan Farr

Stanley British Primary School

Executive Assistant to the Head of School

[email protected]

In your cover letter, please express why you are interested in becoming a teacher and learning at Stanley British Primary School.

Interviews will start as resumes are received. We will be accepting resumes until our position is filled.

Grade 4 Teacher

January 18, 2024


St. Mary’s Academy Overview:

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 Lower School teacher for the 2024/2025 school year in fourth grade. This is a full-time, 10-month, exempt position reporting to the lower school principal, beginning in August 2024. This individual will collaborate with team members, and support the organization 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.  This individual will also use technology to deliver and support both in-person instruction and distance learning.


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:


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

  • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans;

  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities;

  • Prepare the classroom for class activities;

  • 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;

  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment;

  • Use relevant technology to support instruction;

  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance and development;

  • Assign and grade classwork, homework, tests, and assignments;

  • Provide appropriate feedback on work;

  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students;

  • Maintain accurate and complete records of student's 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 co-curricular and extracurricular activities such as social events, sporting events, clubs, overnight trips, community service, and other school community activities;

  • Participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings;

  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs;

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


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 

  • A Master’s degree or teaching certification is strongly preferred

  • Expertise or knowledge in enVision math is desirable

  •  3+ years of teaching experience bringing grounded knowledge of best practices 

  • 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 Jackie Neal at [email protected]. No calls, please.

 

Early Childhood Afternoon Assistant

January 17, 2024 - March 31, 2024

The Denver Waldorf School is looking for an Early Childhood Afternoon Assistant.

Mathematics Faculty

January 5, 2024 - February 5, 2024

The High Mountain Institute is seeking a Mathematics Faculty, a full-time teaching position in the HMI Semester. Responsibilities include teaching three to four sections of math (Algebra II, Precalculus, and/or AP Calculus), leading wilderness expeditions, and residential life duties.