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Information Technology Specialist

August 2, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Montessori School of Denver (MSD), located in beautiful Colorado, is seeking an Information Technology Specialist for the 2021-2022 school year.

About Our School: MSD provides an engaging, empowering, and sound Montessori educational program for students ages 2-14. Our school is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS), the Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS), and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). Founded in 1964, MSD is the oldest Montessori school in the Denver metro area. In 2015, MSD completed a comprehensive multi-million-dollar expansion plan to complement its existing facilities. A new Arts and Athletics Center, enhanced outdoor learning and play environments, a new Toddler Village, updated Middle School space, a thriving Urban Farm and one of a kind Vertical Farm, and a state-of-the-art Science and Innovation Tower were added to provide an exceptional, experiential, educational environment for all of our students.


Extended Day Program Staff (Hourly)

August 2, 2021 - August 13, 2021

Extended Day Program Staff at St. Elizabeth's School provide after-school care and programming from approximately 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm for up to 20 students, ages 5-14. A typical day in the Extended Day Program (EDP) includes time for homework, an after-school snack, play either outside or inside, and free time. EDP Staff are vital members of the school community and serve as role models and leaders. The primary responsibility of EDP Staff is to create a safe, fun, and caring environment in which students can continue their day at school. EDP Staff model the school’s core values with colleagues, students, families, and the larger community.
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.

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

August 1, 2021 - July 31, 2022

Mackintosh Academy, a co-educational independent school serving gifted students in K through 8th, is seeking a Performing Arts (PA) Specialist Teacher for the 2021–2022 academic year. Mackintosh Academy presents an exceptional opportunity to work with bright, dedicated, and creative students and colleagues in a highly innovative and naturally beautiful setting. 

We seek a candidate who values the balance of intellectually challenging and creative program with developmentally appropriate and research-based practices. Our excellent student-teacher ratios allow for individualized instruction and education of the whole child. This PA teacher would be responsible for teaching in our “Great Hall,” working collaboratively with Lower & Middle School colleagues to implement an artistically strong, child-centered and differentiated curriculum to gifted children. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and training in working with children at this level. 

Position Description: 

  • Teach primarily Individuals & Society (I&S) to 7-8th grade, and possibly a few Language & Literature (L&L) classes to middle school students using a variety of best curricular approaches including: research skills and projects, simulations, debate, writers and reading workshop, readers roundtable, word study/spelling, and other best-practices. 
  • Lead or co-lead a Middle School Homeroom and House (advisory) to facilitate the social and emotional development of the students. Participate in key components of Middle School including: morning meetings, class meetings, service and leadership opportunities, class and school-wide agreements, rituals, routines, and all-school gatherings. 
  • Coordinates IB planning and implementation via a highly collaborative relationship with other grade-levels, specialist teachers, and Middle School leadership. 
  • Implements a variety of instructional and assessment methods including integrated use of educational technology, design-thinking, experiential education, and project-based learning. 
  • Participate in all functions of Middle School culture including service learning, experiential trips, spring trips, and other on and off campus functions. 
  • Maintains solid, frequent, and effective communication with home, colleagues, and administration. 
  • Participates in staff meetings, retreats, and on various committees. 
  • Supports the overall mission of Mackintosh Academy. 

 Credentials/Salary/Benefits: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. MA preferred. Knowledge of gifted children, a plus. 
  • Salary range: $48,500 – 65,000. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package including: health, vision, dental, retirement. 

Application: 

Please send/email cover letter, resumé, statement of educational philosophy, and supporting materials to: 

JJ Morrow 
Head of School 
Mackintosh Academy – Boulder 
6717 South Boulder Road / Boulder, CO 80303 
Please no phone calls 

For more information about Mackintosh Academy, visit our Website: www.mackboulder.com 

Mackintosh Academy - Boulder is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in employment opportunities or  practices because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial and marital status, age, socioeconomic  status, or disability. Mackintosh Academy - Boulder is committed to fostering justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion  among our employees, school community, and beyond.
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.

Middle School Learning Specialist (5-8th Grades)

August 1, 2021 - July 31, 2022

Mackintosh Academy, a co-educational, independent school serving gifted students in grades K through 8th, is seeking a full time 5-8th Grade Learning Specialist for the 2021-2021 academic school year. Mackintosh Academy presents an exceptional opportunity to work with bright, dedicated, and creative students and colleagues in a highly innovative and naturally beautiful setting.

The primary goal of the Learning Specialist is to ensure that Mackintosh Academy – Boulder appropriately identifies and supports students who may have additional learning needs that require an extra level of support. This person will provide support and interventions as needed to individual students and groups of students based on developmentally appropriate and research based practices. This person will also support the school's faculty to equip them in supporting the needs of various learners. The Learning Specialist will interface with faculty, parents, and independent contractors on behalf of students who require specialized academic instruction (including advanced learners).

Position includes, but may not be limited to:

  • Lead the process for identifying, monitoring, and remediating individual student learning needs in conjunction with homeroom teachers, families, outside providers, and/or administrators.
  • Completing student observations or assessments as needed or when requested by homeroom teachers or other concerned parties for the purpose of evaluating targeted learning needs and creating plans of support.
  • Work with teachers, families, & outside supports to make and/or facilitate & track plans to support identified needs.
  • Partner and communicate with parents/guardians on a consistent basis throughout the school year.
  • Meet with individuals and/or small groups of students (primarily 5-8th) for academic support and intervention in all areas of learning including: literacy, math and other content areas.
  • As possible and necessary, teach small literacy or math groups.
  • Support students with the development of executive functioning skills & fostering of social emotional well-being.
  • Support 5-8th faculty with developmentally appropriate strategies and resources for meeting the needs of various learners who may be facing academic challenges.
  • In conjunction with the homeroom teacher and/or administrators, make appropriate recommendations for outside student support when needed.
  • When outside testing is submitted to the school, support staff with implementing appropriate accommodations as appropriate to your role.
  • Offer occasional faculty and parent educational programs or training as possible.

Credentials, Qualifications, and Salary Range:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Masters preferred. Knowledge of gifted children is a plus.
  • Applicants must have a strong knowledge base in the area of learning differences, especially dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia, as well as attention and executive functioning challenges.
  • Desirable candidates will also know about intervention, assessments, and be current on the general teaching pedagogy of reading, writing, and mathematics.
  • Salary range: $48,500 - $65,000
  • Comprehensive benefits package including: health, vision, dental, and retirement.

Application:

Please send/email cover letter, resumé, statement of educational philosophy, and supporting materials to:
JJ Morrow, Head of School
Mackintosh Academy, Boulder
6717 South Boulder Road / Boulder, CO 80303
Please no phone calls
For more information about Mackintosh Academy, visit our Website: http://www.mackboulder.com 
Mackintosh Academy - Boulder is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial and marital status, age, socioeconomic status, or disability. Mackintosh Academy - Boulder is committed to fostering justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion among our employees, school community, and beyond.

Job Posting – Elementary Hebrew Teacher

August 1, 2021 - June 10, 2022

Denver Jewish Day School announces the opening of a full-time Lower Division elementary Hebrew teaching position.

Job Posting – Elementary Teaching Assistant

July 16, 2021 - August 31, 2021

Job Posting – Elementary Teaching Assistant

Denver Jewish Day School announces the opening of a full-time Lower Division elementary teaching assistant position.

Denver Jewish Day School seeks caring, responsible teaching assistants for the 2021-2022 school year. This is a full-time position. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of working with children. Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required. Our teaching assistants work closely with the classroom teachers to differentiate instruction and meet the needs of all learners. Our teaching assistants engage in a coaching and professional development program that is specifically designed for their role in the school. We employ teacher assistants who have experience with a diverse population of learners, differentiated instruction, and future-ready teaching practices. Our teacher assistants are positive school community members and enjoy working collaboratively with a team and building positive relationships amongst all constituencies.

Type:

Part-Time, Hourly (20 hours per week)

Category:

Lower School

Requirements:

Successful candidates will be energetic, organized, flexible and interested in the field of education. Ideal candidates will also have or be working towards a bachelor’s degree.

Salary:

$15.00 per hour

Apply:

Interested candidates should download and complete the Denver Academy application on the DA employment web page and send it, along with a resume and cover letter, to [email protected]

The mission of Denver Academy is to inspire and empower diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated, and transformative education.

Founded in 1972 on the belief that students thrive when taught in the way they learn best, Denver Academy is one of the top schools in the nation dedicated to teaching diverse learners, including those with dyslexia and ADD/ADHD. DA’s innovative learning model is based on the balanced application of classroom management, information processing, and academic literacy. Small class sizes of 12-14 students facilitate differentiated instruction. Flexible placement and several academic levels within each core subject, including Honors classes and advanced coursework, allow faculty to teach to each student’s optimal level. Through this unique approach, students excel in their strengths while receiving the support they need in areas of challenge.

Position Description:

The role of the Denver Academy Teacher’s Assistant is to support and assist individual teachers and the division with:

  • Classroom support
    • Working with students in small groups or one-on-one 
    • Helping students with executive functioning skills
    • Substitute teaching as necessary 
    • Grading
  • Coordinating special events/field trips
  • Performing clerical tasks

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.

Type:

Part-Time, Hourly (20 hours per week)

Category:

Lower School

Requirements:

Successful candidates will be energetic, organized, flexible and interested in the field of education. Ideal candidates will also have or be working towards a bachelor’s degree.

Salary:

$15.00 per hour

Apply:

Interested candidates should download and complete the Denver Academy application on the DA employment web page and send it, along with a resume and cover letter, to [email protected]

The mission of Denver Academy is to inspire and empower diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated, and transformative education.

Founded in 1972 on the belief that students thrive when taught in the way they learn best, Denver Academy is one of the top schools in the nation dedicated to teaching diverse learners, including those with dyslexia and ADD/ADHD. DA’s innovative learning model is based on the balanced application of classroom management, information processing, and academic literacy. Small class sizes of 12-14 students facilitate differentiated instruction. Flexible placement and several academic levels within each core subject, including Honors classes and advanced coursework, allow faculty to teach to each student’s optimal level. Through this unique approach, students excel in their strengths while receiving the support they need in areas of challenge.

Position Description:

The role of the Denver Academy Teacher’s Assistant is to support and assist individual teachers and the division with:

  • Classroom support
    • Working with students in small groups or one-on-one 
    • Helping students with executive functioning skills
    • Substitute teaching as necessary 
    • Grading
  • Coordinating special events/field trips
  • Performing clerical tasks

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.