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Upper Elementary Teacher

August 10, 2020 - June 1, 2021

School Overview: Founded in 1962, The Colorado Springs School (CSS) is a college preparatory, day and international school serving students from preschool through high school. Recognized as the top choice among Niche schools and nestled in the shadows of Pike’s Peak, The Colorado Springs School’s distinctive educational philosophy strikes a balance between innovation and tradition and provides ample opportunities for self-discovery and exploration.

Job Overview: Children’s School teachers (PreK-5) work in classrooms of approximately 16-18 students each and are responsible for creating a community of learners in which children develop the skills of self-advocacy and resilience while demonstrating empathy and compassion for others. Classroom teachers plan, implement, and assess outdoor education experiences, language arts, math, science, and social studies curricula and work in collaboration with specialists in physical education, drama, Spanish, music,  art, and computer science. They utilize technology to develop integrated units of inquiry. Classroom teachers also serve as important resources for parents, helping them understand the school’s educational philosophy and children’s developmental needs. 

CSS is currently seeking an experienced upper elementary teacher (grades 4 to 5) who is ready to provide direct instruction in language arts, math, science, and social studies, with a strong interest in supporting the social and emotional growth of each child.

The individual selected for this role will report directly to the Director of the Children’s School and will fulfill all duties that will include, but are not limited to:

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a warm environment and possess an innate desire to nurture  students

  • Work in collaboration with another co-teacher to create a unified community of learners

  • Lead teacher with considerable emphasis on growth and development in language & literacy

  • Create and support a positive, mission-appropriate climate suitable for students

  • Apply basic tenets of RULER (social-emotional awareness) and other CSS approved methodologies in the supervision and teaching of children

  • Plan interdisciplinary units of study using project-based curriculum that inspires children to investigate and research

  • Observe and record areas of growth, skill development, and social & emotional development 

  • Evaluate the curriculum with a focus on content and skill alignment

  • Plan, implement and assess outdoor education experiences including overnight expeditions

QUALIFICATIONS & PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree (preferred) in elementary education from an accredited college or university 

  • 3+ years of experience lead teaching language arts in an early elementary school setting 

  • Familiarity and practice with a variety of early childhood pedagogy 

  • Strong understanding of children’s academic, social and emotional development 

  • The ability and desire to integrate technology into lessons in authentic, child-centered ways

  • Experience implementing literacy skills (ex. Orton-Gillingham or Lindamood Bell methodologies)

  • Experience with elementary math instruction (ex. Math in Focus or Singapore Math)

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage students, colleagues, and families and build long term relationships

PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Team player willing to work collaboratively with co-teacher, colleagues, and families

  • Innovative mindset with skills in communication, student-centered learning, and technology

  • Attentive to details/conditions as they pertain to student whereabouts and safety

  • Enjoy building relationships with students and their families 

  • Possess a love of the outdoors and a desire to inspire students to develop the skills and respect necessary to become stewards of the natural world

  • Eager to participate in other aspects of school life

CONTACT:

  • Qualified candidates can submit a resume and cover letter to Sam Gaudet, Associate Head of School at [email protected] and should include 3-5 professional references.

1st Grade Lead Homeroom Teacher

August 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021

To learn more about Mackintosh Academy, visit: www.mackboulder.com

Middle School (Grades 7 & 8) Lead Teacher

July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021

Montessori School of Evergreen (MSE) is a 230-student day school serving students Toddler through Eighth Grade. MSE is dedicated to its mission of inspiring a lifelong love of learning in each student through meaningful, dynamic, and innovative experiences. MSE is fully accredited by both the American Montessori Society and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools. 


MSE is seeking a highly qualified teacher to join our Middle School. Applicants must understand Montessori fundamentals and approach, have strong teaching and curriculum development experience, and be highly tuned to the needs of adolescents. Strong communication skills, the desire to work collaboratively as part of a team, take part in all aspects of the program including trips with students, and the ability and interest to integrate curriculum across subject areas are a must as well. The successful candidate will join a team that is growing the Secondary Montessori model.


Qualifications:

  • AMS/MACTE certification in Secondary 1 (or willingness to begin training this summer)

  • BA/BS degree required and MA degree preferred 

  • Minimum of 5+ years teaching experience in Seventh and/or Eighth Grade

  • Understanding of and commitment to Montessori philosophy 

  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community 

  • Commitment to professional development and best practices in education 

  • Education experience in a variety of instructional methods 

  • Commitment to meeting the needs of each child 

  • Computer proficiency

  • Experience with student learning management systems


Benefits:

  • Competitive, independent school salaries

  • Full benefits package including healthcare, PTO and retirement

  • Extensive, professional development opportunities

  • Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori Certifications

  • Tuition remission opportunities for MSE enrolled students of staff


Compensation is commensurate with experience and education. MSE is an equal opportunity employer.


TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BY EMAIL: 

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience with children and education

  • A current resume 

  • Contact information for three references


APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: 

[email protected]

 

Electronic file names must be in the following format: 

  • FirstName LastName Cover Letter CurrentYear - Middle School Lead

  • FirstName LastName Resume CurrentYear - Middle School Lead

St. Mary’s Academy is seeking a High School English Teacher reporting to the High School

Principal. This individual will 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.

Learning Specialilst

March 24, 2020 - June 30, 2020

The Logan School is looking for a Learning Specialist to work with gifted students grades K-8

Lead Teacher: 5th/6th Grade

March 18, 2020 - June 1, 2020

Position Overview:

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 5th and 6th 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.

Associate Teacher

March 18, 2020 - June 1, 2020

About The Logan School

The Logan school enrolls approximately 250 students ages 4.5-14. The school’s mission is to cultivate the curiositie 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 associate teacher will work with the lead teacher in a mixed-age middle school level classroom to provide an individualized educational experience. This position begins August 1, 2020

Status

Associate Teacher is a salaried, exempt 1.0 FTE position

Direct Supervisor: Lead teacher

Responsibilities

  • Assist lead teacher as directed, working in a complimentary manner that enhances classroom atmosphere

  • Work one-on-one with students as directed by the teacher

  • Lead small groups as directed

  • Accompanies and helps supervise class on day and overnight field trips

  • Help maintain classroom and equipment

  • Perform lunchroom, playground, and student supervision duties

  • Assist with paperwork, as directed by teacher

  • Participate in conferences and meetings as requested

  • Maintain positive and professional relationship with families

  • Manage classroom in teacher’s absence

  • Establish a website login and become familiar with the documents in the staff resources section of the Logan website, particularly the personnel policies as these apply to all Logan staff.

  • Attend mandatory trainings, such as those for child safety, universal precautions, etc.

  • Attend all-staff meetings and staff retreat

  • Attend pre-service and other professional days

  • Support the leadership of the school.

  • Perform miscellaneous other duties, as assigned by the Dean and/or Head of School


Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree

  • Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail

  • Minimum two years classroom teaching experience

  • Computer literate 

  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening

  • Valid Colorado drivers license 


Compensation

Salary is $30,000 (non-negotiable) 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, Head of School 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.

Facilities Manager

March 17, 2020 - May 30, 2020

The Facility Manager primary objective is the continual improvement of the physical campus and its efficient operation to deliver the best academic environment possible. On a daily basis there will be opportunities to utilize problem solving and interpersonal skills to ensure this primary objective is achieved. Areas of responsibility include Maintenance, Repair and Improvements, Janitorial, Tenant Management and Security, Health and Safety, and Administrative duties.

Licensed School Counselor/Psychologist

March 9, 2020 - May 1, 2020

Summary:
The Licensed School Counselor is responsible for collaborating with the MS Student Success Coach and School Learning Specialist to provide a comprehensive school counseling program. The Licensed School Counselor is committed to promoting student success, providing preventative services, and building relationships with students, faculty, parents and the greater community, in order to support the overall social and emotional health and well-being of students. Skillful communication skills are essential in this position and involve timely contact of students, parents, faculty, and administration, as situations dictate, as well as a keen capacity to handle difficult conversations and maintain a high standard of confidentiality.

Director of Community Support and Engagement

March 6, 2020 - May 29, 2020

This is a full time position that involves working outside of school hours as needed. On campus hours will be 7:45 AM to 3:45 PM.
Candidates will have/be:
• Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills
• Detail-oriented, creative and resourceful
• Technologically savvy
• High-energy and enthusiastic about working in a school community