August 1, 2020 - August 1, 2021
International School of Denver is an independent school that teaches the curricula and fulfills the highest educational standards of the United States, China, France and Spain by offering early immersion bilingual international education, accredited by participating governments, in order to prepare its students to thrive in a diverse and competitive global society. The middle school is accredited as a prestigious International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. Staff and Faculty members are the cornerstone of our school. In addition to driving the school’s operations, they must also be living examples of the school’s values.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Align with the ISDenver Mission, Vision, Values and Beliefs and be a proactive advocate for the school.
- Assume responsibility as a Math MYP teacher for one or more classes of assigned students, promoting the general progress and well being of individual students and of any class or group of students assigned, ensuring their holistic developmental needs are met – personal, social, emotional as well as academic.
- Follow course objectives and outlines for the assigned course(s) of study according to appropriate curriculum guidelines related to the requirements of the Colorado State Standards and the curriculum agreements of the International School of Denver for the Middle Years Programme.
- Manage and maintain classroom in compliance with requirements of State of Colorado, Department of Human Services licensing requirements and ISD policies and procedures.
- Plan, prepare and teach high quality lessons in line with current best practice taking into account the international dimension of the school population, the IB MYP framework and the ISD Learning Principles.
- Challenge and inspire students by matching learning to the differing educational needs and learning styles of individuals in the classes or groups assigned.
- Give timely, constructive and developmental oral feedback and written response to students as outlined in ISD policies.
- Assess, record and report the development, progress and attainment of students.
- Work closely with the Academic Administration to ensure high standards of learning and teaching across the curriculum.
- Work closely and plan collaboratively with department and grade level colleagues and other MYP teachers, creating a sense of cohesion and spirit within the team, co-operating with colleagues in other grade levels and specialist departments.
- Work closely and collaboratively with the assigned Student Support specialists, co-teaching as and when appropriate to support learners, planning appropriate programs for use in the mainstream classroom.
- Ensure an organized, supportive and stimulating high-quality learning environment at all times.
- Maintain good order and discipline among the students, safeguarding their health and safety whenever they are authorized to be on the school premises and when they are engaged in authorized school activities elsewhere.
- Carry out all administrative and organizational tasks as required, including attendance records and supervision of students, following timings and ensuring that there is always a prompt start and end to lessons and recess times and that school policies and procedures are followed at all times.
- Actively promote positive professional partnerships between home and school.
- Provide timely guidance and advice to parents on educational and pastoral matters throughout the year, ensuring relevant records and reports are kept and meetings take place as necessary.
- Discuss students’ academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents or guardians throughout the year.
- Report to parents at the scheduled parent teacher consultation meetings and through scheduled written reports.
- Communicate and consult with the Division Coordinator, appropriate Student Support Specialists and/or Head of School about any student issues that may require action beyond the classroom, in accordance with the Behavior Management Policy.
- Facilitate collaboration between grade levels and divisions, ensuring highly successful transition for all students.
- Coordinate class field trips.
- Participate fully in supervision duties, staff meetings, parent meetings, workshops and various co-curricular, extra-curricular and PTO activities that promote the school’s programs and reputation.
- Participate fully in the annual ISDenver Teacher Reflection, Evaluation and Growth Process.
- Actively seek opportunities for Professional Development (PD) in order to keep up to date with current best practice.
- Attend all PD workshops and training as organized by the school to support the School Strategic Plan.
- Be prepared to share best practice with colleagues through opportunities such as team or co-teaching, peer observations, modeling and assisting with PD workshops.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Qualified teacher status with experience teaching Math and Design in grades 5-8 with ability to challenge advanced math learners
- Knowledge of curricula and methodology at ISD
- Knowledge of and proficiency in age-appropriate teaching methods
- Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem?solving skills
- Computer literacy (specifically in Microsoft Office/Outlook, Google and the Internet)
- Ability to work well either alone or as part of a team, and provide direction to others when needed.
- Ability to exercise sound judgment.
Minimum Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Bachelors or Masters degree or equivalent in education with recognized teaching credentials.
- Minimum of two years teaching experience of the subjects in Elementary or Middle School as appropriate
- Must meet State of Colorado requirements.
- Regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds
- Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee may occasionally be required to bend, stoop or kneel.
This is a full-time, benefitted position on a teacher's calendar.
ISD is an EEO employer and follows all applicable employment laws.
1. Job descriptions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
2. All employees are required to undergo a Colorado Department of Human Services required background check prior to employment.
To apply, visit here.
August 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
July 20, 2020 - May 28, 2021
Reports to: Head of School
Status: Full-time (for 2020-21, may be adjusted for the following years) when school is in session, hours are 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., 10 days before school starts and 5 days after school ends
Start date: July 2020
For over 30 years Boulder Country Day School has been at the forefront of education in the Boulder Valley. The hallmarks of our school - community, character, academic excellence, and small class sizes - are the keys to our success and allow us to create an educational experience where children innovate, create, grow and thrive. We believe our children are our future, and, to that end, we offer a broad-based liberal arts education that focuses on developing lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. The Boulder Country Day challenge, Discover Your Excellence, recognizes that excellence is teachable, personal, and can be achieved in a variety of different disciplines - academic, athletic, community service, leadership, and more. We seek to provide just the right amount of nurture, structure, and latitude to live up to this challenge.
BCD’s Receptionist has many varied responsibilities, including but not limited to receptionist, medication delegator and liaison with the school nurse consultant, mail, lost and found, and a multitude of other tasks that might arise on a given school day.
The ideal candidate for this position will:
- Possess a welcoming, friendly and outgoing manner both in person and on the phone
- Maintain a highly professional work environment, including the reception desk and lobby area
- Work successfully with varied constituencies, including students, faculty and staff, parents, and visitors
- Be prepared to provide minor health services to students (ice, band-aids, temperature checks, etc.) with a calm and supportive manner
- Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
- Be highly organized, with attention to detail, and the ability to follow through to meet deadlines and commitments
- Hold a current certification as a Medical Assistant (MA)
- Have excellent understanding of technology, including experience with relational databases, Google Suite, Office, and other workplace software
- Be able to multitask in a high traffic reception/lobby area working environment
- Maintain a high level of confidentiality
- Demonstrate punctuality, timeliness, and strong work ethic in all areas
- Possess the characteristics of empathy, innovation, and problem solver
- Be assigned other duties as needed by the Head of School
- Greet guests, answer phones, manage security door entrance, organize and maintain reception lobby, respond to faculty requests for printing, contacting parents when child needs to be picked up, respond to parents when requesting class lists for parties, direct visitors when arriving for events, student pickup, meetings, advising of location of students for parent pickup, issue tardy slips to late arriving students and track in school management program
- Coordinate with Admission Office welcome of guests
- Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and various other software programs for use on a daily basis, including organizing calendars to schedule meetings as necessary
- Respond to direct parent inquiries regarding special events, parent pick up, lunch, field trips, in a timely manner
- Contact facilities and/or janitorial staff when requested by faculty due to plumbing, cleanup, or other issues throughout the day
- Schedule parent-teacher conferences (SignUp Genius)
- Manage graduation tasks (ordering supplies and preparation of certificates for students / gifts / award certificates and plaques / other details as necessary)
- School/Student Health
- Liaison with school nurse consultant
- Support students with health care needs, including tending to school injuries, illnesses, and allergic reactions
- Medication delegation during school day and for field trips
- Use appropriate professional judgment within scope of practice to recognize and identify student health care issues
- Administer, maintain and document all prescribed and OTC medications per protocols
- Able to demonstrate self-direction in establishing student health care priorities
- Administrative Workroom and Lobby
- Responsible for overall cleanliness and aesthetic of workroom and lobby
- Sort and distribute mail
- Ensure supplies are on-hand
- Run print/copy jobs when requested for faculty and staff
- Other duties as assigned by the Head of School
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Commitment
Boulder Country Day School recognizes and values all forms of diversity and is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment which honors each member for their individual differences, experiences and strengths. Our intentional commitment to embracing and exploring issues of diversity, equity and inclusivity in support of social justice affords the freedom for all members of our school community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals.
BCD employees follow the yearly school calendar. All interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three appropriate references to [email protected].
July 6, 2020
Teaching Opportunity at Stanley British Primary School
Opening: Middle School Teaching Fellow (one-year position)
- Full time position to begin August 2020
About Stanley BPS: For more than 40 years, Stanley classrooms have been filled with engaged learners guided by inspired teachers. We carefully blend an academic program grounded in a whole-child approach with an attention to each child’s social/emotional development. Our British Primary philosophy promotes the simple notion that when students enjoy what they’re doing and take an active role in their education, learning truly becomes a joy and a lifelong endeavor. SBPS is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
- Observing and teaching classes, working with teachers in the classroom and receiving feedback about lessons taught. Specific classes will be determined based on the academic background of the Fellow.
- Assist in a middle school homeroom and in the middle school with events, trips, and other activities.
- Depending on background, involvement with the middle school arts program, athletics program, and/or extracurricular activities.
- Assist with duties as needed, such as carpool, recess, and lunch duty.
- Other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:
- An appreciation for and understanding of Stanley British Primary’s philosophy of education, including the 7 goals for learners of self-awareness, collaboration, respect, curiosity, perseverance, academic resourcefulness, and joyful, lifelong learning
- A deep enjoyment of working with kids and getting to know them as individual people, honoring and valuing each individual child.
- A commitment to, enjoyment of, and appreciation of the development needs of middle school students.
- A commitment to improving one’s craft and growing professionally, modeling the joyful, lifelong learning we seek to impart to our students.
- A bachelor’s degree.
- Experience working in a diverse environment.
- Highly organized and attentive to detail, able to keep track of a wide variety of dates, deadlines and logistics.
- A willingness to pitch in and help out wherever needed.
- A self-starter who is attentive to the needs of individual faculty and of the overall middle school team.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Familiarity and comfort with a range of technology, including the Google platform, and the Microsoft suite of software.
- A desire to learn as much as possible about the world of independent schools.
- A desire to work with middle school age children.
- A positive presence and enthusiasm for life-long learning.
- An inclusive and diverse community
- 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
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.
To initiate an application, send a cover letter and resume to:
Name: Greg Chalfin, Middle School Head
Email: [email protected]
Stanley British Primary School
350 Quebec St.
Denver, CO 80230
July 3, 2020 - August 19, 2020
The Logan School for Creative Learning is accepting applications for an Intermediate School Lead Teacher opening starting August 1, 2020. This teacher will work with an associate teacher and the school’s other educators to provide a Logan educational experience for approximately 20 students in mixed-age classroom that will consiste of students in 3rd and 4th grade. Responsibilities include developing an individualized curriculum for each student and leading two extended overnight trips each year.
The ideal candidate will hold an earned college degree and will be an experienced teacher. Candidates should be familiar with the needs of gifted students, and have a strong understanding of child-centered education and the value of hands-on learning activities.
July 1, 2020 - July 1, 2021
June 24, 2020 - August 26, 2020
June 18, 2020 - July 17, 2020
We believe education is on the verge of looking very different, and we're looking for inspired leaders willing to support us in that mission.
· Inspired by entrepreneurial spirit: In 2005, Aspen Academy was founded by three women who had attended public schools, and wanted to give children an opportunity to learn and grow by focusing not only on what they know, but who they are -- kindness is our one rule.
· Driven by values: Be Kind. Do Good. Work Hard. Make the World Better. Our community thrives with people committed to these values and we're serious about making the world better: one student at a time. We've developed an inclusive and accepting community where our staff and faculty feel empowered to create learning that engages students emotionally and intellectually. Our team takes risks and embraces the growth mindset, celebrates diverse backgrounds and perspectives and is committed to social responsibility.
· Focused on growth and transforming what education looks like: In addition to our focus on character development and leadership, we created a
first-of-its-kind financial literacy and entrepreneurship program taught from Kindergarten through 8th grade that includes: economics, personal financial literacy, innovation, and entrepreneurship. (Imagine the difference it makes when students learn to collaborate and learn the basics of personal finance in kindergarten?)
We are seeking a Middle School Science Instructor with a passion for leadership and entrepreneurial development of our youth.
This individual will:
· Demonstrate ability to enhance academic performance and support for implementation of the school’s student achievement goals
· Demonstrate competence in content knowledge appropriate to the teaching position
· Demonstrate competence in planning and preparing for instruction
· Use strategies to deliver instruction that meets the multiple learning needs and styles of students
· Use a variety of methods to monitor student learning
· Demonstrate competence in classroom management
· Engage in professional growth
· Fulfill professional responsibilities established by the school