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Aftercare Assistant

August 28, 2021 - September 17, 2021

Aftercare Assistant

 

The Denver Waldorf School is looking for an Aftercare Assistant to begin August 23, 2021.  The Aftercare Assistant will help with the care of children signed in to the after school care program. 

 

Requirements for this position:

  • CDHS qualifications for ECE and school age children, including ECE 101 and/or ECE 103, with required hours working with children
  • strong love of working with children
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID

 

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Helping to prepare snack (following a provided menu/recipes)
  • Monitoring free play, craft time, snack time for both ECE and grade level children
  • Helping with the organization and cleaning of the aftercare spaces
  • supervising children on the playground
  • supporting and providing an atmosphere of security, warmth, and joy.

 

The hours will be 3:00 – 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday 

 

The base pay is $17.50/hour. 

 

If you are interested please send your resume with three professional references including their contact information to:

 

HR Manager

The Denver Waldorf School

2100 S. Pennsylvania Street, Denver, CO 80210

 

or

 

e-mail to [email protected]

Part-Time Technology Manager

August 28, 2021 - September 17, 2021

Technology Manager

 

The Denver Waldorf School (DWS) is seeking a qualified candidate to join our faculty and staff as Technology Manager, in a part-time capacity.  The Technology Manager coordinates daily technology operations and supports faculty, staff and students in technology needs and classroom support.    

 

Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to: 

   Daily Technology Management:

  • Supervise and manage the daily activities of key technical operations
  • Coordinating technology maintenance, backup processes, training, and database management including the school’s student information system – Rediker and PlusPortals, and Gmail
  • Provide diagnosis or resolution of technical issues for staff and teachers in a timely manner
  • Work with Operations manager to evaluate all technology-related vendor agreements including software licensing, copier leasing, internet, telephone services.
  • Ensure the management and optimization of the school network and technical infrastructure, with respect to maintenance, patches, upgrades, and change control management.
  • Manage high school computer lab with appropriate blocks and screens in place for monitoring student behavior.
  • Coordinate service provider related services and repairs.

  Policy/Protocol Development:

  • Assist in the development and documentation of standard operating procedures pertaining to technology
  • Research, recommend, and implement key upgrades to the school technical infrastructure
  • Maintain full documentation of all current technology equipment and recommend a cycle of upgrades and replacement following both best practices and budget constraints

   Staff and Faculty Support:

  • Manage the effective onboarding and offboarding of faculty, staff, and students in areas of technology, including training.
  • Assist with recommendations and training on current systems and programs to help with admin efficiencies

 

   Student Information System Support:

  • Act as back-up emergency communications when necessary
  • Support all staff in training and use of the student support system
  • Participate in the process to choose and access a Student Information System (SIS) system including implementation and training of faculty and staff for 8/22 start date

 

 

  Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Degree or certification in Information Technology
  • Experience working in the IT industry
  • Experience in working with faculty and administrative teams
  • Proficiency in computer operating systems, networks and IT security
  • Proficiency in both Windows and MacOS environments
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Products and Google applications including Google Classroom
  • Able to quickly learn new systems
  • Be fully vaccinated for COVID

 

Salary Range:  $29,500 - $31,000

Available benefits:  Retirement Plan, PTO

           

The Denver Waldorf School

The Denver Waldorf School is an urban Waldorf school in the heart of Denver near the Rocky Mountains. Founded in 1974, the school enrolls approximately 300 students in pre-K through Grade 12. The school is an accredited member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS). The school’s mission is to awaken and inspire students’ critical thinking, emotional intelligence and artistic expression, preparing them to bring relevant contributions to the world. We are committed to recognizing and developing the whole human being in an inclusive and engaging environment.

 

To Apply

Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and three references to:

 

HR Manager
The Denver Waldorf School
2100 S. Pennsylvania St.
Denver, CO 80210
or
email [email protected]

Substitute Teacher

August 28, 2021 - September 17, 2021

Substitute Teachers

 

The Denver Waldorf School is looking for substitute teachers for all levels (early childhood, 1-5 grade, and middle and high school).   Substitutes are needed to help cover classroom assistants or lead teachers.  Substitutes are often able to work one or multiple shifts per week to cover available spots in the school. Longer stints are sometimes available.  

 

Substitution rates differ depending on the whether the substitute is filling in as an assistant, taking the lead in the class, or doing class preparation work. Rates vary between $17.50 and $21.00 per hour.

 

Requirements: 

  • must be fully vaccinated for COVID
  • experience teaching or working with children a plus

 

DWS is a friendly and lively urban preK-12 school with 300 students located in Denver, Colorado.  Founded in 1974, we are a fully accredited full member school of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America, the Waldorf Early Childhood Association and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools. 

 

If you are interested please send a cover letter with your resume with contact information for three professional references, as well as the age groups you are comfortable subbing with to:

 

HR Manager

The Denver Waldorf School

2100 S. Pennsylvania Street, Denver, CO 80210

 

or

 

e-mail to [email protected]

1st Grade Class Assistant

August 28, 2021

First Grade Class Assistant

 

The Denver Waldorf School is looking for a classroom assistant to support the First Grade.  The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong love of working with children, Waldorf experience, and the ability to work well in a collegial setting. 

 

The classroom assistant works closely to support the class teacher in areas of classroom management.  Responsibilities of the assistant also include interacting closely with the group of children, nurturing and tending the domestic and artistic life of the classroom, sharing in the care of the greater classroom environment, and supporting and providing an atmosphere of security, warmth, and joy.

 

Requirements for this position:

  • Experience working with children, in a teaching environment, preferred
  • Be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

 

The hours for this position are 7:45 – 3:45, up to 6:00 on some days (40 hours per week) during the school year

Salary:  $29,400

Benefits:  Health, Dental, Retirement Plan, LTD, PTO

 

The Denver Waldorf School is an urban Waldorf school in the heart of Denver near the Rocky Mountains. Founded in 1974, the school enrolls approximately 360 students in pre-K through Grade 12. The school is an accredited member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS). The school’s mission is to awaken and inspire students’ critical thinking, emotional intelligence and artistic expression, preparing them to bring relevant contributions to the world. We are committed to recognizing and developing the whole human being in an inclusive and engaging environment

 

If you are interested please send a cover letter with your resume with contact information for three professional references:

 

HR Manager

The Denver Waldorf School

2100 S. Pennsylvania Street, Denver, CO 80210

 

or

 

e-mail to [email protected]

Long-Term Substitute - ECE Lead Teacher

August 28, 2021 - September 17, 2021

Long-Term Early Childhood Substitute Lead Teacher

 

The Denver Waldorf School is looking for a long-term ECE Substitute Lead Teacher for the timeframe of October 04, 2021 through December 17, 2021.  The long-term substitute will follow the rhythm of a Waldorf Kindergarten, working with an experienced Lead Assistant in a classroom of 16 children ages 3 ½ - 6 years old.

 

The hours for this position will be Monday – Friday, 7:45 – 12:45, with occasional time outside of these hours grocery shopping for snack.         

 

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • experience teaching in an ECE program, preferably Waldorf
  • ECE Teacher qualifications according to CDHS Rules & Regulations
  • enthusiasm for and commitment to teaching a full Waldorf early childhood curriculum
  • a growing relationship to Anthroposophy
  • the ability to organize and manage an off-site ECE program
  • the ability to work well in a collegial setting
  • the ability to communicate clearly and regularly with parents, while developing strong parent partnerships
  • be fully vaccinated for COVID

 

Pay Rate:  $21.00/hour

This position is not a benefit eligible position

 

DWS is a friendly and lively urban preK-12 school with 300 students located in Denver, Colorado with the splendor of the Rocky Mountains just a short trip away.  Founded in 1974, we are a fully accredited full member school of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America, the Waldorf Early Childhood Association and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools. 

 

If you are interested please send a cover letter with your resume with contact information for three professional references:

 

HR Manager

The Denver Waldorf School

2100 S. Pennsylvania Street, Denver, CO 80210

 

or

 

e-mail to [email protected]

Substitute Teacher

August 25, 2021 - June 3, 2022

At Aspen Academy, we are committed to providing an intentionally diverse student body with an outstanding liberal arts education within the framework of an individualized education; character, leadership and entrepreneurial development; and service learning. We are looking for outstanding educators to join our substitute teaching team.

Director of Development

August 24, 2021 - September 24, 2021

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 520 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 107-acre campus, seeks a Director of Development. The school community is engaged, collaborative, and committed to the healthy development and education of all its students. The Director of Development oversees the development office, including donor cultivation and stewardship, the Dawson Fund, capital campaign support, event planning, alumni relations, volunteer efforts, corporate/foundation outreach, and related communications efforts. This individual will develop and implement strategies, tactics, and metrics in each of these areas to maximize community support for all aspects of the school’s operations and strategic priorities. An integral part of this role is the ability to build relationships with parents, faculty, staff, students, members of the board, and others within the community. The Director of Development reports to the Head of School (CEO) and serves on the school’s leadership team and Development Committee of the Board of Trustees. 

Dawson Mission Statement

Dawson School is dedicated to excellence of mind, body, and character. We prepare students, through challenging and relevant learning, to become creative, resilient problem-solvers who bring their best to the world.

Professional and Personal Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration or related field preferred

  • 5+ years leading annual fund, capital, endowment, and/or similar campaigns

  • 7-10+ years of increasing responsibility in non-profit fundraising, preferably within an independent school

  • Proven track record of fundraising success, successfully managing campaigns, and engaging a community of motivated supporters

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all constituent groups

  • Personal warmth and friendliness

  • Leadership style that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Strict confidentiality in all matters

  • Experience working in a small office setting

  • Mac OS; Blackbaud; Microsoft Office; Google Docs

 

Responsibilities 

  • Develops and implements strategies to meet annual, restricted, and long-term (capital/endowment) fundraising goals

  • Recruits, develops, and retains an exceptional development team

  • Supervises two team members and ensures that the department’s work is professional and consistent with the school’s mission and virtues

  • Implements all aspects of the Dawson Fund including designing campaign messaging, securing and overseeing volunteers, making presentations, writing annual fund correspondence, holding school-wide phonathons, and tracking participation

  • Participates in Dawson community events and otherwise supports faculty, staff, students, and families

  • Publishes communications to support development, including the Dawson Guide to Giving, all Dawson Fund publications, and an annual report that recognizes donors for their contributions

  • Seeks out and participates in professional growth opportunities in independent school development

  • Oversees all donor-related and community events (alumni gatherings, donor cultivation, donor recognition)

  • Researches and solicits foundation grants and corporate gifts

  • Works with head of school to set and meet short- and long-term fundraising goals

  • Develops and maintains ongoing relationships with major donors 

The salary range for this position is $95,000- $125,000 and commensurate  with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, 401(k) and generous time-off.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume on the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), scroll to the bottom of the page, click on the Employment link, find Current Job Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Director of Development posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. This position is available immediately, yet generally functions on a 12-month employment agreement running from July 1 to June 30. No phone calls please.

Upper School Math Teacher

August 24, 2021 - May 31, 2022

Upper School Math Teacher


Purpose:  An Upper  School Teacher is responsible for carrying out the mission of VMS through curriculum development, classroom teaching, assessment, differentiation, classroom management, outdoor education, character development and building rapport with students in and out of the classroom. Our teachers support the mission and philosophy of the school, value the VMS culture, and strive to make our school a better place. They have a deep knowledge of their subject area, and display dedication, passion, and the capacity to help all students succeed. They are committed to pursuing professional development and are life-long learners.


Who You Are:


  • A “raise your hand” type of person. You’re interested in participating in school events like  orientation trips, field trips, sitting at lunch tables, assisting with carpool, hut trips, and Ski Fridays as necessary. You are ready to participate fully in the life of the school.

  • Master in content and able to teach instruct classes above and below the levels listed

  • Willing to provide general supervision of students

  • Able to communicate in a timely and professional manner with students, parents, colleagues, and volunteers

  • Ready to attend related meetings and assist with afternoon/evening programs; some of which may occur outside of the school day

  • Actively promoting the mission of the school

  • Bachelor’s Degree  from four-year college or university 

  • Experience teaching in an independent school awards bonus points!

  • You are passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion and their integration into our school. You consider yourself culturally competent and so do your co-workers. 



What You Will Do:


  • Be responsible to instruct students in high-level math courses such as AP Calculus, Algebra 2, and Trigonometry

  • Ensure what is taught is developmentally appropriate for students, ensures rigor, is mission appropriate, and relevant

  • Set targets, goals or essential questions for every unit

  • Monitor and updated curriculum maps and maintain curriculum standards

  • Support students with diverse learning needs

  • Work with students during study halls and office hours

  • Demonstrate knowledge of students and how they learn, and implement new teaching models to match student needs

  • Participate in peer review through observation and coaching following the VMS professional growth plan Ensure that the VMS philosophy of grading is implemented and used appropriately

  • Work with US Director, Director of Student Support Services to support the policies and implementation of academic probation and restriction for students

  • Implement final examinations to ensure they  fairly and adequately test the subjects and knowledge taught throughout the semester

  • Assist in proofreading quarter 1 & 3 comments that go home to families

  • Work to ensure that there is a fair amount of graded opportunities that exist for every class and that there is consistent communication for every class


Who We Are:


Vail Mountain School is a rapport-based independent school who is proud of our roots in the Vail Valley. We are a group of active people who are committed to instilling the value of our natural surroundings to the next generation through education, responsibility, and kindness. VMS is a caring and thoughtful organization committed to the lives of our employees. We offer a competitive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance plans designed to fit the needs of our faculty and staff. We offer a monthly wellness benefit reimbursement as well as FSA and HSA options depending on your health insurance elections. We focus on the professional development of our faculty and staff through individual professional development opportunities. Vail Mountain School is proud to offer competitive compensation based on your life experience. 


How to Apply:


Please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Development Services Coordinator

August 23, 2021 - October 11, 2021

Immediate Opening

30-40 Hours Per Week

For the 2021-22 School Year with Possibility to Extend

 

Graland Country Day School is seeking a Development Services Coordinator. This position has flexible scheduling, from 30-40 hours per week and includes benefits. The position will be effective immediately and for the duration of the 2021-22 school year, with an possibility to extend.

 Reporting to the Director of Development, this position supports all development program areas. Focus is primarily on donation gift recording and acknowledgment, Raiser’s Edge database maintenance, and report generation as well as general Development Office support.

 Graland’s Development Office is responsible for outreach to the school’s internal and external constituencies. Through community outreach and relationship building, the department motivates Graland’s community and the community at-large to financially support the school.  By obtaining resources required by Graland to carry out its educational mission and strategic objectives, the department plays a vital role in contributing to the overall education and personal development of Graland students and maintaining Graland’s place as an outstanding educational institution.

 Responsibilities

  • Hold responsibility for all donation gift entry, tracking and filing on a timely basis
  • Oversee and process Graland’s receipt of corporate matching gifts, securities and wire transfers
  • Overall production and mailing of donation acknowledgement receipts and template notes and letters on a timely basis
  • Produce and distribute quarterly donor pledge reminders
  • Produce Raiser’s Edge reports for development staff, business office, school administration and volunteers
  • Hold responsibility for overseeing constituent data entry and change in Raiser’s Edge and/or CORE
  • Collaborate with the Associate Director of Data Systems to perform all global changes and updates to the database including appeals and annual Graland targets/solicitations
  • Partner with business, finance and accounting staff re: gift entry, fund creation, gift designation as well as audit and tax reporting
  • Create all necessary mailing and email lists
  • Perform other duties as requested, delegated, interested or assigned

 Qualifications

  • Education, Formal Training and Experience – Associates degree or higher in business or equivalent combination of education and experience; one to three years of related development experience in non-profits preferred.
  • Required Skills – familiarity with data systems, 1-2 years of experience with Blackbaud products/Raiser’s Edge preferred; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to balance multiple tasks, prioritize and meet deadlines; ability to work independently and as part of a team; positive attitude and growth mindset – an eagerness to learn new tasks and approaches, to collaborate with and learn from others, to think “outside the box”
  • Working Environment – Graland is a school serving children ages 3 through grade 8 and their families; understanding of and involvement in the mission, values, organization and traditions of an independent school are important to this role. Candidates must honor current school initiatives including innovation, equity and inclusivity as well as donor confidentiality.

 School Background

Graland is an independent school in Denver that serves students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. Guided by our mission, values, and strategic plan, we go to extraordinary lengths to give children the best education possible. Visit www.graland.org for more information. Graland’s faculty and staff enjoy a collaborative, supportive environment where each member is encouraged to be a lifelong learner. Professional development, a desirable location in the heart of Denver and other benefits make Graland a dynamic, inclusive and innovative workplace.

Team Player

Graland Country Day School asks that the right candidate be a collaborative and supportive member of the school community who…

  • Models caring, respect, patience, and appreciation of differences
  • Provides a safe environment for students
  • Upholds school, employee and family confidentiality
  • Is sensitive about what he/she is saying and where
  • Participates in effective communication that is responsible, descriptive, and nonjudgmental
  • Adheres to all school policies and procedures.

  Salary and Benefits

  • Hourly compensation will be in the range of $20-24/hour.
  • Graland Country Day School offers an exceptional benefits package that includes health, dental and vision coverage, a generous retirement program, long-term disability and life insurance, daily lunch, parking on-site, work-out facilities access, a generous time off policy and more.

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    How to Apply

    • Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and compensation requirements to Sarah Young at [email protected].

     

Extended Care Teacher (Full Time)

August 23, 2021 - June 3, 2022

Aspen Academy has an amazing position available for a full time extended care teacher. If you thrive working with different age groups in the same day, planning and pivoting to meet the needs of various learners, and collaborating with a talented team, we want to meet you.

This position has a split schedule that includes before school and after school care, and includes daily admin responsibilities and the possibility of substituting. Anticipated schedule: M-F, 7:15am – 8:30am and 11am – 5:45pm.