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Reports to: Director of Information Technology

Duration: Year-round, excluding school holidays

Location: Denver Academy, 4400 East Iliff Avenue, Denver, CO 80222

Hours: Full-time position

Salary/Benefits: Denver Academy offers competitive salaries, excellent health and retirement savings benefits. This position receives vacation time based on experience as well as 4 weeks off each year for school holidays including fall, winter and spring breaks, as well as a four-day work week during summer months.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of IT and the Director of Education, the successful candidate will promote the use of technologies to support student achievement in the 1st through 12th grade classrooms. In addition, they will support school technology initiatives for teachers and administrative staff. The technology specialist collaborates with the program team and technical staff to support, manage and optimize the use of instructional software and network resources to support quality teaching and learning.

This position provides user support for students, faculty, and staff. They assist with the configuration, management, and support for 200+ Apple devices and 100+ Chromebooks including but not limited to laptops, desktops, mobile devices, and servers. Answers inquiries via telephone, email and walk-in traffic. Performs light maintenance and installation of networked and personal printers and other technology related tasks as assigned.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Configuration, management, and support for 300+ Apple devices including but not limited to laptops, desktops, mobile devices, Apple TVs, and servers.
  • Advanced knowledge of Apple macOS, Apple iOS, Google Chrome OS, macOS Server, and Active Directory.
  • G Suite for K12 Institutions: account creation and group management; support employees and students in using the products; contact support in the event of service outage or bug; retrieve backups through Backupify service.
  • Chromebook administration using Google Admin console.
  • Administer online IT ticketing system using SolarWinds Web Help Desk software: update and maintain software on server, monitor incoming requests and assign to a technician, follow up with clients.
  • Knowledge of a mobile device management solution for imaging computers and applying configurations; build software packages, test, and push to client machines.
  • Use Active Directory to create/manage users and security groups.
  • Basic knowledge of computer networking and the ability to troubleshoot network issues, both LAN/WAN.
  • Provide in-person and remote support for faculty and staff. Remote support could be over the phone or using Apple Remote Desktop or other screen sharing applications.
  • Provide basic tech support for students: troubleshoot network connectivity and account setup on Apple devices or Chromebooks (personally owned but required for school), reset account passwords, provide occasional support for non-school required devices (i.e. Windows PC or Android phone).
  • Provide support for the following: Copiers, printers, scanners (update firmware, place service calls, replace consumables); interactive whiteboards; a/v equipment such as LCD displays, projectors, microphones; wireless access points, switches, security appliances
  • Working familiarity with common applications in order to troubleshoot and help instruct students/faculty/staff (applications include G Suite apps, Microsoft Office apps, Apple productivity suite, antivirus & anti-spyware apps, internet browsers, etc.)
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of Windows Server and Windows 10 platforms, as well as other common applications, hardware, and tasks including:
    • OS installations and upgrades, driver installation, troubleshooting, etc.
    • Ethernet networking, TCP/IP, DHCP, Permissions, File & Print Sharing, etc.
  • Must be willing to submit pertinent information for a background check prior to employment.
  • May require some heavy lifting of hardware

 Other requirements:

  • 3-5 years related work experience and/or four-year degree in information technology or related field.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact well with students, faculty and staff. Customer service experience is a plus.
  • Educate students, parents, and employees on instructional technologies.
  • Communicate with vendors regarding support and warranty issues.
  • Software & hardware purchasing.
  • Clean and maintain computer labs.

 

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter, resume, and your completed Denver Academy job application to: [email protected]. Principals only. Recruiters please do not contact this job poster. Please, no phone calls regarding this position. Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

Middle School Counselor

August 17, 2020 - June 10, 2021

Aspen Country Day School seeks a full-time Middle School Counselor to start in the 2020-2021 school year.

Lower School French Teacher

August 17, 2020 - June 10, 2021

Aspen Country Day School seeks a full-time Lower School French Teacher to start in the 2020-2021 school year.

Toddler Lead Teacher

August 14, 2020 - June 30, 2021

Montessori School of Evergreen (MSE) is a non-profit day school serving students Toddler – 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 part-time Lead Teacher to join our well-established Toddler Program. Lead Teachers are responsible for creating a classroom and student experience that embodies the MSE mission. The Lead Teacher plans and implements all academic and organizational aspects of the classroom. These responsibilities include overseeing their Assistant Teacher, planning curriculum, teaching a variety of subjects, developing and participating in classroom management plans, observing and assessing student progress, communicating clearly and consistently with parents, and working to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of the students. Lead Teachers hold parent-teacher conferences and write student reports. In addition, Lead Teachers participate fully in the life of the school. This includes attending faculty meetings, conferring with colleagues regarding curriculum and teaching strategies, and planning field studies and overnight trips. 


Minimum qualifications include an AMS or AMI certification at the Toddler level, and an undergraduate degree. An ideal candidate has a strong work ethic and is a responsible leader who works well with others. Candidates would demonstrate a willingness to be challenged and to grow professionally, the ability to collaborate, a positive attitude, and excellent communication and organizational skills.


Compensation is commensurate with experience and education. MSE is an equal opportunity employer. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and references to Meghan Phillips, Lower School Division Head, at [email protected].

Custodian

August 10, 2020 - June 30, 2021

Montessori School of Evergreen is a day school serving students toddler – 8th 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 Association of Colorado Independent Schools. Evergreen, Colorado is a wonderful place to call home. Located in the beautiful foothills outside of Denver, it is perfectly situated between city life and the best ski resorts in the country.

 

MSE is seeking an individual to join our well-established team as a Custodian for 3 buildings on 2 campuses in Evergreen.

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and education. MSE is an equal opportunity employer. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and references to [email protected]org.

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.

Director of Education

August 10, 2020 - September 30, 2020

In alignment with the mission of Montessori Academy of Colorado, the Director of Education is a forward-thinking expert in learning styles and in the development of targeted, engaging and academically challenging programming. The Director employs the unique Montessori pedagogy to create individualized learning opportunities for all children and their teachers. This is an administrative position that works closely with the Program Directors and in a variety of Nido, toddler, primary and elementary school settings. The Director works with a high level of independence and professional discretion under the general supervision of the Head of School. In addition to ensuring programmatic quality and excellence school-wide, the Director of Education serves as the program director for elementary.

Teaching Assistant

August 6, 2020 - June 8, 2021

Havern School creates confident learners through a comprehensive education program for elementary and middle school students with diagnosed learning disabilities. With a 4:1 student to staff ratio, teachers, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, and a school psychologist provide a research-based program of intervention services in conjunction with a full academic curriculum. Our collective goal is to empower students to leave Havern School with the skills to continue to succeed beyond our hallways. 

This position is for an assistant teacher in a multi-grade classroom at Havern School, serving students with learning disabilities. We follow a self-contained intervention model, with the teachers responsible for teaching all subject areas (reading, writing, math, science, and social studies). Differentiated instruction is delivered in a small group format, in groups of 3-5 students per teacher. Daily hours are 8:00-3:00.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Deliver instruction to students, following the directions and guidelines of the lead teacher.

  • Help create a positive classroom environment where students are engaged, challenged at their individual level, and supported (both emotionally and academically).

  • Supervise students at recess and lunch.

  • Develop a respectful, positive, and caring rapport with students.

  • Maintain a positive attitude toward work with colleagues and families and students.

  • Attend to the social and emotional needs of students.

  • Attend school functions, meetings, and trainings. 

  • Maintain a willingness to increase knowledge and understanding about student needs and to learn and grow through in-service opportunities, speakers, summer reading assignments, etc.

Havern School offers a full package of benefits including health, dental, life insurance, and retirement.

Please look at our website for more information about our school: www.havernschool.org  If you are interested in the position please submit a cover letter and resume to Molly Buttitta, Interim Head of School at [email protected]

 
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.

Pre - K After School Teacher

July 27, 2020 - August 27, 2020

St. Mary's Academy is seeking a Pre - K After School Teacher Hours: 3pm-6pm, Monday – Friday