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Advancement Database Coordinator

June 29, 2022 - August 8, 2022

Oversee the planning and execution of the St. Mary's Academy Advancement database, to ensure compliance with IRS tax laws and regulations, accounting best practices and CASE standards.
Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 530 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks an exceptional third grade teacher for the 2022-23 school year. Previous classroom experience and a bachelor’s degree is required. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students. We are committed to excellence of mind, body, and character and to the support of students’ efforts to reach their individual potential, meet the challenges of the world, and savor life.
Friends seeks a Preschool Assistant Teacher who possesses an interest in and knowledge of early child development and progressive pedagogy, appreciation for the importance of actively teaching social & emotional skills, a commitment to diversity and social justice, and a demonstration of cultural competency.

Middle School Science

June 28, 2022 - July 15, 2022

Position Overview: CSS is seeking an innovative and creative educator with a broad skill set in science and computer science. A successful candidate will be required to work across divisions, developing the fundamentals of computing (K-12) while teaching middle school science. In doing so, the strongest candidate will be able to assess the current program needs in order to advance 21st-century skills and knowledge.

This position reports directly to the Middle School Director and will have a variety of responsibilities related to delivering the school program. These include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following areas:

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach middle school sciences

  • Serve as an advisor for middle school students

  • Coordinate with Lower School for curriculum alignment

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participate and/or lead experiential education seminars

  • Support the school and its leadership

  • Support a differentiated and globally integrated curriculum that includes student engagement through project-based learning, hands-on activities, experimentation and iteration, and other active approaches to learning.

  • Take a student-centered approach by providing responsive instruction, including differentiation and flexibility to adjust plans when needed.

  • Use activities and a variety of assessment types to assess student learning and monitor growth.

  • Stay updated on current science instruction methods and research.

  • Collaborate with colleagues and seek feedback in the spirit of continuous improvement.

  • Participate in extracurricular activities, such as sponsorship of clubs, involvement in after-school student activities, and chaperoning of student events.

  • Participate constructively and collaboratively in professional development, grade level, and department meetings.

  • Maintain a safe, comfortable, and engaging classroom environment.

  • Communicate with parents in an appropriate and timely manner.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School

QUALIFICATIONS | PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Comfort with project-based learning

  • Knowledge of science curriculum and Next Generation Science Standards

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree (Preferred) in fields of science, math, or computer science

PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Possess an innate ability to engage and inspire students through active learning and creativity

  • Team player willing to work collaboratively with department, colleagues, and families

  • Innovative mindset with a focus on 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

  • Eager to participate in other aspects of school life


SALARY RANGE:

$30,000 - $50,000 annually based upon skills and experience

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:

  • Submit the following supporting documents to Human Resources via PDF at [email protected]:
    • Cover Letter

    • Resume

    • Educational Philosophy

    • 3-5 Professional references

Staff Accountant

June 27, 2022 - June 30, 2023

Montessori School of Denver (MSD), located in beautiful Colorado, is seeking a full-time Staff Accountant for the 2022-2023 school year. The position will begin in July 2022.

Reports to: Middle School Director Status: Full-time 

Start date: August, 2022 

For nearly 25 years Boulder Country Day School has been at the forefront of education in the Boulder Valley. The hallmarks of our school - Community, Character, Academic Excellence, and Small Class Sizes - are the keys to our success and allow us to create an educational experience where children innovate, create, grow and thrive. We believe our children are our future, and, to that end, we offer a broad-based liberal arts education that focuses on developing lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. The Boulder Country Day challenge, Discover Your Excellence, recognizes that excellence is teachable, personal, and can be achieved in a variety of different disciplines - academic, athletic, community service, leadership, and more. We seek to provide just the right amount of nurture, structure, and latitude to live up to this challenge.

Benefits:

  • Medical with a Health Savings Account, vision and dental insurance

  • Dependent Care Assistance through our 125 flexible spending plan

  • Life insurance as well as both short and long-term disability for you

  • BCD currently matches your contribution to our 403b retirement plan up to 5% of your salary

  • Vacation/sick time plus 4 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break

  • Salary for first year teacher starts at $43,000, and increases dependent on degree attained and experience

The Boulder Country Day Middle School Math Teacher will work with the members of the middle school faculty and staff to teach math and/or science in grades 6-8. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Teach 5 MS classes in an 8 period day with the ability to teach courses ranging from Pre-Algebra through Algebra II and MS Science;

  • Advise 10-12  students;

  • Participate in ongoing training for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program, Developmental Designs for Middle School, BCD’s 1:1 program, and other subject specific skills;

  • Provide regular and thorough communication to all BCD constituencies (students, parents, and colleagues);

  • Help review and revise the BCD math curriculum as needed;

  • Support enrollment and retention by assisting with tours, events, and other school outreach; and

  • Perform other duties as directed by the Head of School.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • A strong background in math education and current pedagogy  

  • Bachelor’s in mathematics or mathematics education,  Master’s preferred;

  • At least 3-5 years teaching in grades 6-8;

  • Demonstrated love for working with middle school students;

  • Experience working in an IB setting;

  • Knowledge of or background in independent schools;

  • Desire to teach in a technology rich 1:1 learning environment including innovative use of technology and digital resources in math and science;

  • Ability to differentiate within each class;

  • Flexibility, ability to work with change, and strengths in innovation; and

  • Effective communication skills.

Characteristics of Professional Excellence

Members of the BCD Faculty: 

  • Are passionate educators; they are optimistic about and love working with children 

  • Possess a strong sense of integrity; they embody and promote character in our school and its community 

  • Employ innovative educational practices to ignite curiosity, creativity, and enthusiasm 

  • 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 

  • Find joy in taking risks and failing forward 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Commitment

Boulder Country Day School recognizes and values all forms of diversity and is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment which honors each member for their individual differences, experiences and strengths. Our intentional commitment to embracing and exploring issues of diversity, equity and inclusivity in support of social justice affords the freedom for all members of our school community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals.

BCD middle school teachers follow the normal faculty school schedule and calendar. All interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three appropriate references to [email protected]

School Nurse

June 24, 2022 - August 1, 2022

Reports to: Head of School

Status: Part-Time (32-35 hours/week), Hourly

Start date: August 1, 2022


Benefits: 

  • Medical with an HSA, vision and dental insurance

  • Flexible spending plan for dependent care

  • Life insurance, short and long-term disability 

  • 403b retirement plan – BCD matches up to 5% of the employee contribution

  • Vacation/sick time plus 4 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break

  • $30-$40 an hour, dependent on experience

BCD seeks a School Nurse to start at the beginning of the 2022-23 school year. The nurse will support the health and wellness of all students in grades PS - 8, as well as all school employees. The nurse will report to the Head of School. The ideal candidate must be a thoughtful and compassionate healthcare provider who is able to handle a busy Health Room. This role requires a nurse who is collaborative, detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to multitask. While we envision the majority of the nursing hours on campus, the flexibility to answer calls and respond to COVID questions in the evening is critical.  Additionally, the nurse must be an effective communicator, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and school personnel. As a member of our multidisciplinary team, the nurse delivers health services for students in a timely manner; offers assessment and medical referral; educates the community on important health issues; identifies health problems; collaborates with parents, primary care physicians,, and teachers to develop student healthcare plans; and ensures the safety and health of the community. BCD is particularly interested in candidates with experience in school health, pediatrics, and community health. An ideal candidate is technologically savvy in order to manage the online systems that communicate and distribute medical information.


The ideal candidate for this position will:

  • Be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Registered Nurse (RN) preferred

  • Have pediatrics, community and /or school health experience: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Have experience nursing in a school setting

  • Possess a welcoming, friendly and outgoing manner both in person and on the phone

  • Maintain a highly professional work environment

  • Work successfully with varied constituencies, including students, faculty and staff, guardians, and visitors

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Be highly organized, value attention to detail, and possess the ability to follow through to meet deadlines and commitments

  • Be able to multitask in a public working environment

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Demonstrate punctuality, timeliness, and strong work ethic in all areas

  • Possess the characteristics of empathy, innovation, and problem solver

  • Be assigned other duties as needed by the Head of School


Responsibilities Include:

  • General

    • Meet with and act as liaison with Colorado Children’s School Nurse Consultant on a regular basis and contact parents for updates on paperwork or medications as necessary.

    • Monitor mediations to ensure all necessary paperwork (Health Care Plans, medication forms, immunization forms) are completed and appropriately distributed. 

    • Participate in medication training and all mandatory training for nurses who work with licensed preschool programs in the State of Colorado.

    • Must maintain current CPR certification.

    • Assist the Head of School and Administrative team with the development and maintenance of school health policies and work collaboratively with nurse/med professionals at other ACIS and local schools.

    • Provide employees support and training for CPR, medication delegation, severe allergy response, etc.

    • Liaison between the State and the Preschool Division Head to ensure health standards for licensing. 

    • Support Senior Leadership Crisis Team in the event of medical emergencies.

  • Health Care

    • Provide general first aid, emergency care, and administration of medication for students, employees, and guests, including collaboration with families.

    • Act as a medication delegator in partnership with Children’s Hospital Health Nurse Consultant.

    • Maintain school medical forms and databases (SNAP) for all students PS - 8th grade, updating throughout the school year.

    • Coordinate the acquisition of supplies and materials necessary to efficiently run the Health Office, and maintain proper inventory of health supplies, and classroom emergency backpacks.

    • Prepare First Aid supplies, medical forms, and medications for school field trips.

    • COVID Support
  • Act as the primary liaison with Boulder County Public Health and CDPHE

  • Liaison with families and employees regarding COVID testing, isolation, quarantine, and return to learn.

  • Work with the Administrative Assistant, to manage databases of student and staff health information related to COVID-19.

  • Coordinate and support biweekly in-school COVID testing efforts.


  • School-Wide Wellness

    • Work with the Senior Leadership Team and the Human Resources department to determine wellness goals for the employees each year. Could include:

      • Survey of employees

      • Managing wellness budget and hiring consultations/contract for mindfulness, massage, coffee days, etc…

    • Review school lunch options from a nutritional perspective

    • Establish and maintain a comprehensive health program for students, parents, and employees of BCD

Qualifications

Qualified candidates hold a Bachelor's degree in nursing and CPR certification from the American Heart Association. The school nurse must be a registered nurse (RN) or a licensed practical nurse (LPN) with a current CO license. Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any boosters recommended and available to the general public, absent eligibility for medical or religious exemptions.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Commitment
Boulder Country Day School recognizes and values all forms of diversity and is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment which honors each member for their individual differences, experiences and strengths. Our intentional commitment to embracing and exploring issues of diversity, equity and inclusivity in support of social justice affords the freedom for all members of our school community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals. 

The school nurse must be available on campus when school is in session and available as needed in the evenings, on the weekends, and during school breaks/closures. Hours will be approximately 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM. There may be some responsibilities over the summer including review of annual student health records, procurement of health room supplies, and general school year preparation.  Salary is competitive and based on experience. All interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three appropriate references to [email protected].

Middle School Full-Time Spanish Teacher

June 22, 2022 - August 7, 2022

St. Mary’s Academy is seeking a Full-Time Middle School Spanish Teacher with experience in teaching Spanish courses reporting to the Middle School Principal. This individual will support the school community 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.
Friends School seeks a Spanish Teacher responsible for the Spanish instruction of the students in preschool through 5th Grade, and developing & documenting curriculum.
Fountain Valley School is a co-ed, college-preparatory boarding/day school enrolling 230 students in grades 9-12. Founded in 1930, the School provides a rigorous, global curriculum in academics, arts, athletics and the outdoors in a diverse community to develop young adults who are courageous, open-minded, self-reliant, curious, and compassionate. This is a full-time, 10-month faculty position reporting to the Director of College Counseling. The Assistant Director counsels students and families through all stages of the college process. Responsibilities include:  assisting students with the formulation of appropriate college lists, , guiding students through the writing and editing of application essays, managing records in Common App and SCOIR, educating parents, faculty and other constituents about recent trends in college admission, delivering appropriate curriculum to sophomores, juniors and seniors, developing relationships with college admission personnel, advocating for students throughout the process, and building knowledge of colleges and universities. 
 
General Duties:
  • Serve as professional support to the Director of College Counseling
  • Under supervision of the Director:
    • Counsel students and their families on the importance, objectives and process of the college application, and assist them with use of appropriate technology resources such as SCOIR, the Common Application, FAFSA, and the CSS Profile .
    • Maintain effective contacts with the admission offices of a wide range of colleges and universities of interest to FVS students, and maintain current knowledge of trends in the profession.
    • Advance the application process of individual students by writing effective letters of recommendation,  maintaining appropriate contact with  college admission officers, and by overseeing the work of other recommenders.
  • With others:
    • In collaboration with the Assistant to the Director, responsible for assisting students in the mechanics of the college application process.
    • Assist the Office of Communications in producing and evaluating publications, profiles and promotional materials.
    • Collaborate with the Deans Office in sponsoring joint activities, workshops and publications for students and parents.
    • Maintain office statistics and records in Common App and SCOIR.
  • Regularly inform faculty of trends in admissions.
  • Solicit faculty assistance in responding to the college/university interests of individual students.
  • Regularly evaluate and revise marketing and application strategies.
 
Other Duties:
  • Coach two seasons of athletics/afternoon activities.
  • Serve as an adviser to approximately six students.
  • Participate in a class-level retreat along with other faculty members.
  • Participate in committees as assigned.
  • Participate in co-leading an Interim student trip (Spring experiential learning trip.)
  • Serve as a member of a weekend and weeknight duty team (1 weeknight a week, and 9 weekends a year.)

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Ability to develop a constructive, learning-centered teacher/student rapport with teenagers from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • Ability to work with individuals in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate in a team environment.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, self-directed and punctual.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple tasks at one time.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in LMS Blackbaud OnCampus and Google Educational Suite Apps preferred.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline required; advanced degree and experience working in a selective college admissions office or previous college counseling experience preferred.  Working with students and adults in an independent boarding/day school environment is preferred. 

Salary Range:  $50,000 - $60,000 dependent upon experience

Benefits
  • Beautiful campus setting and supportive community
  • Campus housing
  • Dining hall
  • Ongoing professional development and major PD grants
  • Athletic Center and facilities
  • Student travel opportunities
  • Tuition remission for full-time faculty children
  • Group health plan
  • Term life insurance policy
  • Long-Term disability insurance
  • Retirement Plan

Working Conditions: 
  • Environment: office and indoor classroom working with some outdoor events.
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination/or evidence vaccination is in process.  The school will make reasonable accommodations for applicants who require a medical or religious exemption.
  • Physical demands: able to sit and stand for at least 8 hours per day; must be able to lift 40 lb.
  • Attendance at certain community events will be required.
  • Working relationships: students, parents, outside vendors, and all other employees. 

Culture:
FVS’ Core Values are courage, open-mindedness, self-reliance, curiosity, and compassion. FVS supports a culture of communication and collaboration with the intent of creating an environment of predictability and support for our students, parents, and colleagues.  FVS employees celebrate diversity, participate fully in the school community, embrace the power of the prairie, the peaks, and the history of the School. FVS teaching faculty challenge students, create opportunities for learning and growth beyond the academic day, employ innovative teaching methods, and pursue professional and personal development through lifelong learning. 
         

Mission:
Fountain Valley School of Colorado provides a transformative curriculum in a supportive environment where students are challenged to think critically, become leaders, and live by our core values: Courage, Compassion, Curiosity, Self-Reliance, Open-Mindedness.
 
Contact:
Send letter of application, resume and list of three professional references to:
 
Amanda Dedrick
Fountain Valley School of Colorado
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
fax 719.392.6138