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Middle School Science Teacher

August 1, 2022 - June 9, 2023

Kent Denver School is seeking a Middle School science teacher to begin in the fall of 2022. This is a full-time position, and duties include teaching four sections of science, leading a middle school advising group, teaching an elective, and other duties as required. Visit https://www.kentdenver.org/about/careers to apply.
Watershed seeks a thoughtful, collaborative Director of Academics and Community Partnerships to begin July 1, 2022. This is a new position for Watershed. Our recently adopted Strategic Vision for the school endorses the idea that students should be engaged in Work that Matters – that is, work that has a direct impact on the human and ecological communities beyond the walls of the school. This is a cornerstone of our commitment to become a truly community-centered school, helping to make our world more just and more sustainable.
St. Mary's Academy (SMA) is seeking a Middle School Principal to begin on July 1, 2022. This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position reporting directly to the President of SMA.

The Middle School Principal should be a visionary leader who understands the importance of balancing core academic skills with a well-rounded, innovative, and progressive program; someone who can embrace, articulate, and promote the school's vision, and who will inspire a commitment to excellence. In addition to being an exceptional and visionary leader, a strategic thinker, a relationship-builder and a skillful manager.

HS Varsity Lacrosse Coach

February 28, 2022 - May 31, 2022

The candidate must have the ability to run a comprehensive high school sport program at all levels.

TEMPORARY P.E. Teacher

February 28, 2022 - June 3, 2022

The Logan School is looking for a temporary PE teacher to finish the remainder of the school year.

Learning Specialist

February 1, 2022 - June 9, 2023

Kent Denver School is seeking a full-time Learning Specialist to work with students in grades 6-12. The Learning Specialist will be part of a student wellness team under the supervision of the Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs. Visit https://www.kentdenver.org/about/careers to apply.

HS2 Program- Science

January 19, 2022 - April 1, 2022

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 2022 [HS]2 program runs June 20 to July 23, with faculty and RA/TAs arriving on campus Thursday, June 16, and departing between July 23-25.

The High School High Scholar [HS]2 program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School is currently hiring science  teachers for the following positions for the 2022 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 two 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.

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.

Applicants must have at least two years of experience teaching subject content. Strong candidates have significant teaching experience, a strong grasp of relevant content, 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.

To apply, click HERE.

HS2 Program- Writing

January 19, 2022 - April 1, 2022

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 2022 [HS]2 program runs June 20 to July 23, with faculty and RA/TAs arriving on campus Thursday, June 16, and departing between July 23-25.

The High School High Scholar [HS]2 program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School is currently hiring English teachers for the following positions for the 2022 five-week summer session:

  • Writing 1 (rising sophomores): 1 section
  • Writing 2 (rising juniors): 2 Sections

Each section of writing 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).  

[HS]2's Writing 2 course offers students a variety of diverse authors and works through a multi-media approach and curriculum while providing the time and space for learners to reflect on these narratives and to craft their own pieces concerning their relationships to the themes and discussions at hand. The course focuses on modern American Literature and the wide array of stories and perspectives that comprise this unique literary tradition. Throughout the course, students will examine and wrestle with the relationship that these authors have with their respective identities and relationships to America at large. The Writing 2 instructor will be responsible for organizing an end of summer showcase, where students within the course will write, and ultimately read aloud a personal narrative from their own experiences, to be shared with the entire HS2 community.

Responsibilities also include tutoring students during study hall two 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.

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.

Applicants must have at least two years of experience teaching subject content. Strong candidates have significant teaching experience, a strong grasp of relevant content, 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.

To apply, click HERE

HS2 Program- Mathematics

January 19, 2022 - April 1, 2022

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, ceramics, 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 2022 [HS]2 program runs June 20 to July 23, with faculty and RA/TAs arriving on campus Thursday, June 16, and departing between July 23-25.

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

  • Geometry - 1 Section
  • Pre Calculus - 2 Sections
  • Calculus- 2 sections
  • BC Calculus - 1 Section

Each section of mathematics 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 two 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. 

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.

Applicants must have at least two years of experience teaching subject content. Strong candidates have significant teaching experience, a strong grasp of relevant content, 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.

To apply, click HERE.

HS2 Program- Residential and Teaching Assistant

January 19, 2022 - April 1, 2022

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 2022 [HS]2 program runs June 20 to July 23, with faculty and RA/TAs arriving on campus Thursday, June 16, and departing between July 23-25.

Resident/Teaching Assistants are the backbone of the [HS]2 program because they interact with students on every level and in every setting. [HS]2 hires Assistants for Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Writing. Assistants live in a dormitory room with another assistant (sharing bathroom facilities with students). Successful Assistants have a strong academic background, are enthusiastic leaders, have a high level of stamina, are compassionate, genuinely enjoy working with high school students, and are interested in mentoring first-generation college-bound students.

Program Duration

  • Summer session lasts five weeks, beginning typically on a Monday and ending on a Saturday. This duty begins four days prior to session start.

Duties

  • Assist assigned teacher in the classroom M-F, up to three hours per day.  Two Assistants will support afternoon sports in lieu of classroom support
  • Foster diversity, inclusion, and social justice, ensuring all students’ sense of belonging
  • Supervise a dormitory two or three days per week (M-F), for 5.5 hours in the evening and for one hour in the morning.  Evening times include supporting students in study hall.
  • Supervise a dormitory for three weekend shifts, from Friday evening to Sunday evening
  • Proctor academic restriction/study hall on four Fridays in the evening, and five Sundays in the daytime
  • Chaperone students during off-campus activities, including an all-day trip to the Front Range on College Visit Day
  • Transport students in a 14-passenger vehicle, including driving one-way on College Visit Day and possibly driving one-way to the Denver airport on student arrival and departure days
  • Participate in an afternoon of Team Building with students at the beginning of the session
  • Attend a welcome dinner at the beginning of the session
  • Know, understand, and implement the [HS]2 Residential Handbook
  • Know, understand, and abide by the [HS]2 Employee Handbook

Prerequisites

  • At least 21 years old
  • Clean driving record
  • Graduate of college with a Bachelor’s Degree (by exception, finished their Junior year in college)
  • Possess a current First Aid, CPR, AED certificate 

To apply, click HERE