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Human Resources Generalist

January 3, 2022

International School of Denver (ISDenver) is an independent school that teaches the curricula of, 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.
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.

First and Second Grade Associate Teacher

December 29, 2021 - June 10, 2022

Mackintosh Academy Littleton, an International Baccalaureate World School for gifted and creative students, has an opening for a part-time First and Second Grade Associate Teacher, beginning in January 2022. This position will be in the mornings, 15-20 hours per week, supporting gifted and twice-exceptional students in mathematics and literacy.

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 a talented Community Engagement & Development Coordinator and HOS Assistant to join our team.

Health Assistant

December 21, 2021 - January 14, 2022

The Denver Waldorf School (DWS) is seeking a qualified candidate to join our faculty and staff as Health Assistant.  The Health Assistant is responsible for managing student health, student health records and ensuring compliance with regulations. 

 

Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to: 

  • Working with a team in the main office
  • Working with the school’s nurse consultant and state health department including meeting with the nurse consultant at least monthly and as needed, consulting with the nurse consultant and/or health department with any questions/issues that may arise
  • Coordinating annual faculty/staff training for CPR/AED, 1st Aid, Standard Precautions, Medication Administration and nurse delegations
  • Managing student health, including tending to sick and injured students, communicating with parents and guardians, administering medication as needed
  • Managing student health records, including collecting immunization records, physician statements, sports physicals and health care plans; ensuring state immunization compliance; managing student health care plans and medication forms in conjunction with the school’s nurse consultant

 

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, college or nursing degree preferred
  • Experience working with children in a health setting preferred
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record keeping
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills

 

Pay:  $20.00 - $30 per hour, depending on education and experience

Hours:  30 hours per week

Available benefits:  Health, dental, long-term disability, 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]

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 a talented Community Engagement & Development Coordinator and HOS Assistant to join our team.

Middle School Dean

December 17, 2021 - February 21, 2022

Middle School Dean

January 2022

Position Overview:

As a member of the Middle School administrative team, the Middle School dean (5/6 or 7/8) works with the Head of Middle School to assist with the day-to-day operations of the division and to support the academic, social and emotional health and wellbeing of middle school students grades 5 - 8 while also serving as a leader for Middle School faculty by facilitating discussions, modeling professionalism, learning about best practices and providing support and resources to colleagues. 

 

Reports to:  Head of Middle School

Terms: Full-time, exempt, 11-month position

Job Responsibilities:

The following list is not comprehensive but serves as a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities.

STUDENT LIFE:

?      Supports the Division Head with implementation of Graland’s Middle School vision to fulfill the school’s mission

?      Works with the Middle School faculty and staff to promote a culture of community that enables social emotional learning.

?      Manages the discipline, necessary communication with families of students and impacted faculty and maintains all records related to discipline.

?      Attends weekly Kid Talk and Student Support Team (SST) meetings.

?      Assists SST with facilitating meetings with faculty and families to address student needs.

?      Works with the other Middle School dean to share supervisory responsibilities for:

?      chaperoning dances, socials, concerts and other grade-level performances.

?      chaperoning overnight trips.

?      Keeps the Division Head fully informed on student issues and all other relevant matters pertaining to school life.

FAMILY RELATIONS:

?      Serves as a liaison between parents and Middle School by:

?      facilitating grade-level back to school orientation sessions for students and families.

?      supporting positive communications and partnerships with faculty.

?      communicating through class pages and Tuesday News Day.

?      hosting monthly meetings with grade-level parent representatives.

?      attending/hosting parent informational sessions (ie: coffees, evening events).

 

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:

?      Works with the other Middle School Dean to share responsibilities for:

?      assigning faculty/staff duties.

?      managing schedules and staffing for clubs and electives.

?      developing assembly schedules and implementation.

?      Works with the Division Head as a member of the Instructional Leadership Team to foster faculty growth as outlined in the Faculty Growth Model.

?      Attends weekly Dean and Instructional LeadershipTeam meetings and monthly All-School, Division and Team Leader meetings.

?      Assists the Division Head with progress report proofreading, editing and processing.

?      Participates in the hiring process by:

?      attending hiring fairs as needed.

?      leading search committees as needed.

?      sitting on hiring committees.

?      assisting with reference calls as needed.

?      onboarding new faculty to ensure they understand school-wide policies and protocols.

?      Performs teaching and other administrative duties as assigned.

SECONDARY SCHOOL PROCESS:

?      Works in collaboration with the other Middle School Dean and Division Head to oversee all aspects of the secondary school placement process for Graland’s graduating eighth grade class by:

?      building and maintaining relationships with Upper School Admissions Officers.

?      partnering with families as they engage in the secondary school process.

?      writing recommendations.

?      supporting faculty as they write recommendations.

?      hosting secondary school informational events for local and boarding schools.

ADMISSION:

?      Partners with the Admissions Office to:

?      coordinate student ambassadors to assist with tours and Open Houses.

?      interview student applicants with follow-up phone calls after the visit.

?      participate on the Admissions Committee.

?      ease the assimilation of incoming students and help with the transition of new students and their families including summer onboarding.

?      host Admissions events and lead tours as needed.

 

Team Player

A collaborative and supportive member of the Graland Community who…

?      Models caring, respect, patience, and appreciation of differences.

?      Provides a safe environment for students.

?      Recognizes the importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity (DEI) work and continues

growth as a culturally responsive educator.

?      Upholds school, employee and family confidentiality.

?      Representative for school in position and in community.

?      Participates in effective communication that is responsible, descriptive, and nonjudgmental.

?      Demonstrates a growth mindset, open to feedback and new learning.

?      Adheres to all school policies and procedures.

?      Offers administrative team support after-hours and on weekends as needed.

?      Likes to work with people and create solutions.

?      Takes on additional responsibilities to support the evolving needs of the community.

Qualifications:

The next Middle School Dean at Graland Country Day will:

?      Be an experienced educator;

?      Be an excellent relationship builder and collaborator;

?      Have an educational approach that is aligned with the Graland mission and philosophy;

?      Have passion and expertise in experiential and expeditionary learning;

?      Have the ability to see the big picture and understands logistics planning for seamless execution;

?      Possess strong organization and communication skills;

?      Offer flexibility and a problem solving approach;

?      Have the ability to motivate, support and lead others;

?      Bring a growth mindset and excitement to further the school’s vision.

About Graland

A great school never sits still. It keeps going, growing and evolving. Graland Country Day School is an independent school in Denver that serves students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school.  Since the school’s founding in 1924, Graland has delivered an intellectually robust, character-based educational experience derived from current research about how children learn.

 

While so much in the world is changing, the school’s focus remains the same: Graland is faithful to the enduring aspects of its mission while seeking new ways to promote character and intellectual excellence. We inspire students to pursue excellence with passion and intent - academically, creatively and in their personal growth as engaged citizens and thoughtful leaders so that they learn to value individual differences and divergent thinking. We are constantly looking for ways to improve our program and keep it relevant for the next generation of students. Guided by our mission, values, Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Philosophy Statement and strategic plan, we go to extraordinary lengths to give children the best education possible.

 

Our current enrollment totals 700, and we have just over 100 faculty members, 70 percent of whom have advanced degrees. Graland’s faculty and staff enjoy a collaborative, supportive environment where each member is encouraged to be a lifelong learner. Professional development, onsite childcare, a desirable location in the heart of Denver and other benefits make Graland a dynamic, inclusive and innovative workplace.

Our Mission

Achieve intellectual excellence,

build strong character,

enrich learning through the arts and athletics,

and prepare our students to be

engaged citizens and thoughtful leaders.

 

Our Motto: Ascende Omnem Montem - Climb Every Mountain

 

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected] All applications are to be submitted electronically.

 

Upper School History Teacher

December 13, 2021 - March 11, 2022

Colorado Rocky Mountain School is seeking an experienced  Upper School History Teacher to join our team of dedicated faculty members starting in the fall of 2022. This teacher will implement a global history curriculum. History teachers at CRMS value a progressive, interdisciplinary pedagogy designed to meet individual students’ needs and help them attain an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship.  Faculty also participate in our active program (including outdoor, sports, arts, and community service curricula) and contribute to our residential and advisory programs.  


 Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Teach three to four academic courses 

  • Collaborate with English and other relevant academic disciplines

  • Support boarding students as a dorm parent in the evening and weekend residential program 

  • Mentor a group of students as an advisor

  • Instruct active program curriculum including trips, mountain sports, arts, or service work

  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues

  • Foster inclusion and social justice, ensuring all students’ sense of belonging

  • Take on other duties as needed

  • Execute all duties in a timely and professional manner


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required; advanced degree and/or teaching credential preferred

  • Humanities teaching experience (1-year minimum)

  • World history and global studies experience preferred

  • Experience teaching fundamental skill sets, such as reading comprehension and re-call, writing strategies and techniques, and organization skills 

  • Demonstrated experience in the use of technology, and in integrating technological applications in the classroom 

  • Organization/time-management skills

  • Cultural competencies required to promote inclusion, equity, and belonging within a diverse cultural and social framework 

  • Ability to effectively engage with students as a dorm parent and advisor


CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located in the mountains of western Colorado. We provide students with a transformative education through an inclusive community on our campus, a rigorous academic program in our classrooms, and experiential learning on our public lands.


CRMS seeks to be a learning environment where diverse students and faculty can challenge their intellect, hone life skills, share a respect for the outdoors, and develop character. We are a community that welcomes and values differences so that we may understand, grow, and support each other in our quest for a culture of inclusion, equity, and belonging. Faculty dedicated to promoting these values, and those from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, are strongly encouraged to apply.


Compensation package: Salary and benefits are commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included. Salary range: $25,000-$50,000 plus benefits

To apply: Please complete the CRMS Employment application along with a resume and cover letter and send via email to employme[email protected] CRMS is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Visual Arts Educator

December 6, 2021 - March 7, 2022

Colorado Rocky Mountain School is looking for a highly qualified, full-time, upper school visual arts teacher. Arts educators at CRMS cultivate creativity, effective art studio habits, and an ethos of excellence. Our visual arts curriculum includes a focus on craftsmanship, art history, diverse genres, and art critical analysis. This teacher will also maintain our gallery spaces with student art displays. 


CRMS faculty employ a student-centered approach to teaching, meeting individual students’ needs in developing an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship. Faculty also participate in our active program (including outdoor, sports, arts, and community service curricula) and contribute to our residential and advisory programs.  

 Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Teach three to four visual arts courses 

  • Support boarding students as a dorm parent in the evening and weekend residential program 

  • Mentor a group of students as an advisor

  • Instruct active program curriculum including trips, mountain sports, arts, or service work

  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues

  • Foster inclusion and social justice, ensuring all students’ sense of belonging

  • Take on other duties as needed

  • Execute all duties in a timely and professional manner


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in visual arts required; advanced degree and/or teaching credential preferred

  • Visual arts teaching experience (1-year minimum)

  • Expertise in digital media, photography, ceramics, or silversmithing 

  • Demonstrated experience in the use of technology, and in integrating technological applications in the classroom 

  • Organization/time-management skills

  • Cultural competencies required to promote inclusion, equity, and belonging within a diverse cultural and social framework 

  • Ability to effectively engage with students as a dorm parent and advisor


CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located in the mountains of western Colorado. We provide students with a transformative education through an inclusive community on our campus, a rigorous academic program in our classrooms, and experiential learning on our public lands.


CRMS seeks to be a learning environment where diverse students and faculty can challenge their intellect, hone life skills, share a respect for the outdoors, and develop character. We are a community that welcomes and values differences so that we may understand, grow, and support each other in our quest for a culture of inclusion, equity, and belonging. Faculty dedicated to promoting these values, and those from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, are strongly encouraged to apply.


Compensation package: Salary and benefits are commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included. Salary range: $25,000-$50,000 plus Benefits


To apply: Please complete the CRMS Employment application.  Send this along with a resume, a digital portfolio with examples of student and personal artwork, and a cover letter via email to [email protected] CRMS is an equal opportunity employer.