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Accounting and Payroll Specialist

August 23, 2021 - August 22, 2022

Colorado Academy seeks an accounting and payroll specialist to perform a range of accounting functions, including processing the school’s payroll and accounts receivable. This position is an integral part of the business office and assists in the integrity of the school’s financial and business operations. The ideal Accounting and Payroll specialist is team oriented and has the ability to collaborate with internal and external constituents while maintaining a customer service focused mindset. This is a year-round, full-time position that reports directly to the Controller.

Human Resources Manager

August 20, 2021 - August 19, 2022

Colorado Academy seeks a Human Resources Manager to oversee the school’s human resource functions. Candidates should be committed to creating an inclusive working environment. The HR Manager’s responsibilities will include the development and modification of human resource policies, activities, and programs ensuring the School’s practices comply with federal and state employment laws and regulations. Additional duties include acting as the hiring coordinator for the school and benefit administration. This is a year-round, full-time position that reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

1st 2nd Grade Lead Teacher

August 16, 2021 - June 10, 2022

The First and Second grade lead teacher will teach and otherwise support multi-age students in a hybrid Montessori classroom with hands-on materials, an enriching curriculum, and outdoor/experiential educational experiences. The lead teacher is assisted in Montessori specific instruction as well as in additional classes including Spanish, Art, Music, and PE by a team of teachers and classroom assistants.

Substitute Teacher

August 16, 2021 - July 31, 2022

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 529 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus.   The 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. The School is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.  

The  focus of this position is to teach students on a short-term basis as a temporary replacement for a regular classroom teacher, typically using the regular teacher’s lesson plan.  

What We Require

  • Highs school diploma

  • Strong classroom management skills

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters

What You Will Need

  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with all school constituencies

  • Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity

  • Personal warmth and friendliness

  • A current resume, references,  and a cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position 

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Teaching experience

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Follow lesson plans and instructions designed by absent teacher

  • Supervise school or student activities 

  • Enforce school and class rules to maintain order in the classroom

  • Operate equipment such as computers or audiovisual aids to supplement presentations

  • Additional duties as deemed necessary by the School

The hourly salary for this temporary position is $16.50 per hour with a guarantee of three hours of pay each time you come to work. This position is not eligible for benefits.  Free lunch is provided.  This position is available on an ongoing basis. Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Employment link, click the link under Current Job Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Substitute Teacher posting to apply for this position.

Only online applications will be accepted. No phone calls please.  Visit: www.dawsonschool.org.



SMA Middle School Coaching Positions

August 16, 2021 - June 8, 2022

St. Mary’s Academy located in Englewood, CO is accepting applications for coaching positions for the 2021-2022 Fall, Winter and Spring season. 

The open positions include Cross Country, Volleyball, Field Hockey, Tennis, Girls Basketball, Girls Soccer, Tennis, Dance, Girls Lacrosse, (practice during school day).  

Interested candidates should have relevant coaching/playing experience and a passion for the sport. To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Kelli Logan, Athletics Director at [email protected]

High School Math Teacher 2021-2022 (FT)

August 11, 2021 - June 12, 2022

High School Mathematics Teacher (FT) 

Denver Academy of Torah is seeking a full-time high school mathematics teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. This position includes teaching any four of the following courses: Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus. Ideal candidates will have experience teaching high school mathematics and subject mastery of all aforementioned content areas. 

In addition to very small class sizes, benefits include excellent medical and dental coverage; life insurance, FSA, 403B, paid time off, maternity/paternity leave, and more.

We'd love to have you join our family! If interested in applying for this position, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] and indicate in the subject line: High School Math.

Speech-Language Pathologist 2021-2022 School Year

August 9, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Havern School creates confident learners by nurturing the potential of students with diagnosed learning disabilities through specialized, small group instruction and integrated therapies.

This position is for a speech-language pathologist at Havern School, serving students with learning disabilities. The SLP provides services to support the instructional program through their unique contribution which complements and augments those made by other professionals who also have unique perspectives and skills. Working collegially with lower and middle school faculty, occupational therapists, and the school psychologist, is essential. This is a ten month, full time position for the 2021-2022 school year. Starting salary range for this position is $55,000-$58,000 annually, commensurate with experience.

Associate Director of Admissions

August 5, 2021 - August 31, 2021

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 529 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 107-acre campus, seeks an Associate Director of Admissions. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students. The Associate Director of Admissions oversees the admissions process for families applying to grades K-8 at Dawson and reports to the Director of Admissions and Tuition Assistance. Experience working with students in grades K-8th desired. This position is available immediately and works year-round.

 

Dawson School 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 and at least 3+ years of admission and/or independent school experience 
  • Knowledge of the admission field and independent schools, including principles of best practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with different constituents 
  • Effective at interviewing students and families 
  • Maintains an attitude that encourages teamwork and personal responsibility 
  • Strong technological skills, experience with Google Suite
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Discretion; attention to professional boundaries in the handling of privileged and confidential information 
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including occasional weekends and evenings for admission events 

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of K-8 Admissions at Dawson
  • Guide prospective families through the admissions process from the time of inquiry to matriculation
  • Lead tours in-person and virtually for prospective families
  • Assist with the planning and execution of major admission events throughout the year: Open House, Information Night, New Student Welcome, etc.
  • Work closely with Lower School and Middle School faculty/administration to communicate Dawson’s curriculum and programming to prospective families
  • Oversee the Lower School and Middle School admissions committee, run weekly meetings, prepare applicant files for review
  • Develop relationships with local pre-school and elementary schools; represent Dawson at recruiting events
  • Keep informed and up-to-date on trends in admission 
  • Work alongside Director of Admissions and Tuition Assistance on implementation of Tuition Assistance program

 

The salary range for this position is $55,000 – $75,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience and relevant skills. Benefits include Medical, Dental, 401k, and generous time-off. Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Employment link, click the link under Current Job Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Assoc. Director of Admissions posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted.

 

No phone calls please. Visit: www.dawsonschool.org.

Reports to: Head of Preschool, Extended Day and Summer Programs

Status: Part Time

Start date: August 2021

Hours: Monday- Friday, 2:30-5:30pm

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • A valid Large Center Childcare Director Certificate for the State of Colorado.
  • Demonstrated passion for working with children in an after school setting ;
  • Bachelor’s in early childhood education or elementary education;
  • Experience working and teaching in a school setting;
  • Knowledge of or background in independent schools;
  • Flexibility, ability to work with change, and strengths in innovation;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills; and
  • A willingness and ability to serve as a forward-facing representative of BCD’s Extended Day Program.

Job Description - Extended Day Assistant Director responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Program Head to ensure compliance with all State of Colorado Department of Social Services rules and regulations governing licensed childcare facilities, summer, and after school programs.
  • Model high standards of professional behavior and communication.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge and experience in the field, and actively work to stay abreast of recent developments in after school programming.
  • Work in partnership with the Program Head and communicates with the Head regarding any problems that arise.
  • Ensure that faculty members receive support.
  • Use positive language with other faculty members and provide praise and constructive feedback of their work.
  • Support in classrooms as needed or requested.
  • Ensure that BCD’s Extended Day Programs remains “best in class” and offers outstanding programming and customer service.

Professional Expectations – All BCD employees must:

  • Find joy in taking risks and failing forward.
  • Are passionate about their work; they are optimistic about and love working in a school environment.
  • Possess a strong sense of integrity; they embody and promote trust and character in our school and its community.
  • Employ innovative practices in their fields; they are curious, creative, and enthusiastic.
  • Are eager to collaborate with multiple constituencies, including employees, parents, students, and members of the greater BCD community.
  • Have a growth mindset; they are open minded, flexible, and reflective.
  • Believe in and are committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community.
  • Model balance - are deeply curious and share their interests within and outside of school.
Status: Part-time, 3:00-5:30

Hourly Rate: $16.00 - $18.00/hour based on education and experience

Start date: August 30, 2021 (with training days prior start date)

BCD after school program teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervision of students.
  • Ensuring a safe and welcoming environment.
  • Implementing age appropriate experiences and activities, including arts and crafts for preschool students and homework support for elementary and middle school students.
  • Communicating and collaborating with colleagues.

Professional Expectations – All BCD employees must:

  • Find joy in taking risks and failing forward.
  • Are passionate about their work; they are optimistic about and love working in a school environment.
  • Possess a strong sense of integrity; they embody and promote trust and character in our school and its community.
  • Employ innovative practices in their fields; they are curious, creative, and enthusiastic.
  • Are eager to collaborate with multiple constituencies, including employees, parents, students, and members of the greater BCD community.
  • Have a growth mindset; they are open minded, flexible, and reflective.
  • Believe in and are committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community.
  • Model balance - are deeply curious and share their interests within and outside of school.

All faculty and staff must wear a mask when students are present, regardless of vaccination status. Any unvaccinated employees must wear a mask at all times.