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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.

 

Director of Finance and Operations - 22-23 School Year

December 6, 2021 - December 6, 2022

Mackintosh Academy Littleton, an independent International Baccalaureate School for gifted learners in PreK through 8th grade, is seeking a Director of Finance and Operations beginning July 1, 2022.

Teaching Opportunity at the Stanley British Primary School 

Opening: Transitional Kindergarten (TK) teacher  

Full time position, to begin August 2022 

 

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Inspiring and educating children to develop to their full potential – socially, emotionally, intellectually, physically, and creatively 

  • Creating a safe, supportive, mutually respectful classroom community which values the distinct contributions, background, and abilities of each child 

  • Implementing integrated, meaningful, developmentally appropriate curricula in which students can explore and experiment through first-hand experiences 

  • Creating opportunities for students to know themselves, to make good choices, and take responsibility for their own learning and actions  

  • Communicating and collaborating with parents and actively involving them in the life of the classroom and of the school 

  • Communicating and collaborating positively and professionally with the Stanley staff and community 

  • Articulating to parents and prospective parents the developmental needs of a TK student and the importance of a TK program 

  • Actively engaging in ongoing professional development  

  • Commitment to nurturing the growth of an associate teacher who will work in classroom for up to 2 years 

  • Working with Division Head and Head of British Primary Professional Learning to design TK curriculum and the accompanying documents for example, Progress Reports

  • Collaborating with the K-1-2 team to prepare TK students for a multi age classroom


Desired Qualifications and Background Experience: 

  • A deep enjoyment in working with, honoring, and valuing each individual child 

  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core value in the classroom and within the school community 

  • An appreciation for the British Primary philosophy, including the Seven Goals for Learners: self-awareness, collaboration, curiosity, perseverance, academic resourcefulness, and joyful, life-long learning 

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills 

  • Flexibility and the ability to manage details and follow-through 

  • Teaching experience in Pre-K and K classrooms 

  • Experience adapting and modifying curriculum and meeting the needs of diverse learners 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education or related field 

  • A commitment to improving one’s craft and growing professionally, modeling the joyful, lifelong learning we seek to impart to our students 

Pay Range: $45,000-$80,000 depending on experience


We Value: 

  • An inclusive and diverse community 

  • Joyfulness 

  • Lifelong learning 

  • Positive and constructive communication 

  • Creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness 

  • An understanding of children and childhood 

  • Commitment to making a positive difference in the world  

 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Stanley BPS is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of Stanley BPS, including admissions, employment and access to services and programs. 

 

To initiate an application, Schedule a thirty-minute initial interview between Thanksgiving and December 13th with Simone Brackett, Head of K-1-

 

And send a cover letter and resume by Monday, December 13th, to: 

 

Susan Farr, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, [email protected]

  

Please contact Simone Brackett, Head of K-1-2, with any questions. [email protected]

Administrative Opportunity at Stanley British Primary School


Position: Admission and Summer Camp Associate

Full Time Position: Starting June 15, 2022


Position: Admission and Summer Camp Associate

Reports to: Director of Admission and Summer Camp

Direct reports: None

Contract Terms: Full-time exempt, 12-month position, starting June 15, 2022


Key responsibilities

Stanley Admissions

  • Provide personal initial point of contact for admissions inquiries

  • Lead individual and small-group tours for prospective families.

  • Attend open houses, student visit days, school fairs and other admissions related events in the Denver community (occasionally including evenings and weekends)

  • Understand and effectively communicate with a wide range of constituencies about the Stanley BPS mission and British Primary educational philosophy. 

  • Make meaningful connections between the unique attributes of Stanley BPS and the priorities of prospective families

  • manage admissions database throughout the admissions process – inquiry through acceptance, and manage all applicant files

  • Communicate effectively with families, including those of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, about all aspects of the admissions process and the Stanley BPS educational philosophy

  • Coordinate and support parent and student volunteers who support the admissions program

  • Administer screenings during student visits and meet with parents for follow-up interviews

  • Assist with managing marketing materials

  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Admission and Summer Program


Stanley Summer Camp

  • Schedule staff and work with the Business Office to create contracts

  • Serve as a main point of contact for Summer at Stanley customer service, and support parents and staff with scheduling and modifying summer camp orders.

  • Using camp database system, create camp brochure and help develop and send out Summer at Stanley marketing and registration materials

  • Organize Summer at Stanley staff paperwork, and support with all communication to Summer at Stanley staff

  • Support the Summer Camp Director and the School Health Coordinator with organizing and maintaining student health care plans

  • Helping with camp responsibility during the summer (engaging with campers, parents and staff).  

  • Maintaining integrity and confidentiality around financial transactions and financial assistance.  

  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Admission and Summer Program


Key competencies and qualifications

  • Commitment to multicultural practice and cultural competence

  • A high standard of integrity and ethical behavior with all constituencies and a commitment to customer service

  • Highly professional interpersonal skills and masterful writing skills for a variety of audiences and purposes

  • Strong experience employing relevant technology tools such as the Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and experience with Blackbaud and SchoolAdmin is preferred

  • Tact, discretion and a strong sense of confidentiality in managing sensitive situations and information about students, staff and families.


Experience and background desired

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Teaching and/or K-8 school administration experience. Experience in independent schools is strongly preferred.

  • Understanding of British Primary philosophy and progressive educational philosophies.

  • Prior work experience that reflects responsibility for organization, administration, communication, and customer service.


Compensation

This is a 12 month exempt administrative position.  Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications, and will be offered in the range of $50,000-$55,000.


We Value

  • An inclusive and diverse community

  • Joyfulness

  • Lifelong learning

  • Positive and constructive communication

  • Creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness

  • An understanding of children and childhood

  • Commitment to making a positive difference in the world


Equal Opportunity Employer

Stanley BPS is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of Stanley BPS, including admissions, employment and access to services and programs.


To Apply

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Susan Farr Executive Assistant to the Head of School, [email protected].  

 

Teaching Opportunity at Stanley British Primary School

 

Opening:  3rd-8th Grade Visual Arts Teacher

 Full-time position to begin August 1, 2022

  

About Stanley BPS: For more than 40 years, Stanley classrooms have been filled with engaged learners guided by inspired teachers. We carefully blend an academic program grounded in a whole-child approach with an attention to each child’s social/emotional development. Our British Primary philosophy promotes the simple notion that when students enjoy what they’re doing and take an active role in their education, learning truly becomes a joy and a lifelong endeavor. SBPS is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Teaching 3rd-8th Grade visual and fine arts classes

    • Inspiring and educating children to develop to their full potential – socially, emotionally, intellectually, physically and creatively

    • Creating a safe, supportive, mutually respectful classroom community that values the distinct contributions and abilities of each child

    • Implementing integrated, meaningful, developmentally-appropriate curricula in which students can explore and experiment through first-hand experiences

    • Creating opportunities for students to know themselves, to make good choices, and take responsibility for their own learning and actions

  • Assisting in the 3rd-8th grade events, trips, and other activities

  • Depending on background, involvement with the middle school athletics program, and/or 3-8 extracurricular activities

  • Assisting with duties, such as carpool, recess, and lunch duty

  • Supporting other duties as assigned

  • Actively engaging in ongoing professional development

 

Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree

  • A degree in the arts or experience teaching visual arts 

  • An appreciation for and understanding of Stanley British Primary’s philosophy of education, including the 7 goals for learners of self-awareness, collaboration, respect, curiosity, perseverance, academic resourcefulness, and joyful, lifelong learning

  • A deep enjoyment in working with, honoring, and valuing each individual child

  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core value in the classroom and within the school community

  • A commitment to, enjoyment of, and appreciation of the developmental needs of 3rd-8th grade students

  • A commitment to improving one’s craft and growing professionally, modeling the joyful, lifelong learning we seek to impart to our students

  • Experience working in a diverse environment

  • Highly organized and attentive to detail, keeping track of a wide variety of dates, deadlines and logistics

  • A willingness to pitch in and help out wherever needed

  • A self-starter who is attentive to the needs of individual faculty and of the overall 3-4-5 and middle school teams.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Familiarity and comfort with a range of technology, including the Google platform and the Microsoft software suite

  • A desire to work with 3-4-5 and middle school aged children

  • A positive presence and enthusiasm for life-long learning

 

We Value:

  • An inclusive and diverse community

  • Joyfulness

  • Lifelong learning

  • Positive and constructive communication

  • Creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness

  • An understanding of children and childhood

  • Commitment to making a positive difference in the world

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Stanley BPS is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of Stanley BPS, including admissions, employment and access to services and programs.


Pay Range: $45,000-$80,000 depending on experience  

 

To initiate an application, send a cover letter and resume to:

Name: Susan Farr, Executive Assistant to the Head of School

Email: [email protected]

 

Stanley British Primary School                                 

303-360-0803

350 Quebec St.                                                          

Denver, CO 80230

 

 

Teaching Opportunity at Stanley British Primary School

 

Opening:  Middle School Science

 

·  Full time position for the 2022-2023 school year

 

 

About Stanley BPS: For more than 40 years, Stanley classrooms have been filled with engaged learners guided by inspired teachers. We carefully blend an academic program grounded in a whole-child approach with an attention to each child’s social/emotional development. Our British Primary philosophy promotes the simple notion that when students enjoy what they’re doing and take an active role in their education, learning truly becomes a joy and a lifelong endeavor. SBPS is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

 

Responsibilities Include:

·  Teach middle school science classes.

·  Work within a team-based, collaborative environment to support students of varied levels and abilities.

·  Develop curriculum that builds out the scope and sequence of the middle school science curriculum.

·  Collaborate with colleagues to provide interdisciplinary learning opportunities for students across class.

·  Assist with duties as needed, such as carpool, recess, and lunch duty.

·  Other duties as assigned.

 

Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:

  • Experience teaching science or a relevant field.

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field to the discipline taught.

  • A commitment to improving one’s craft and growing professionally, modeling the joyful, lifelong learning we seek to impart to our students.

  • Experience working in a diverse environment

  • Commitment to engendering inclusiveness as a core value in the classroom and within the school community

 

Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:

  • An appreciation for and understanding of Stanley British Primary’s philosophy of education, including the 7 goals for learners of self-awareness, collaboration, respect, curiosity, perseverance, academic resourcefulness, and joyful, lifelong learning

  • A deep enjoyment of working with kids and getting to know them as individual people, honoring and valuing each individual child.

  • A commitment to, enjoyment of, and appreciation of the development needs of middle school students.

  • A commitment to improving one’s craft and growing professionally, modeling the joyful, lifelong learning we seek to impart to our students.

  • A bachelor’s degree.

  • Experience working in a diverse environment.

  • Highly organized and attentive to detail, able to keep track of a wide variety of dates, deadlines and logistics.

  • A willingness to pitch in and help out wherever needed.

  • A self-starter who is attentive to the needs of individual faculty and of the overall middle school team.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Familiarity and comfort with a range of technology, including the Google platform, and the Microsoft suite of software.

  • A desire to learn as much as possible about the world of independent schools.

  • A desire to work with middle school age children.

  • A positive presence and enthusiasm for life-long learning.

 

We Value:

  • An inclusive and diverse community

  • Joyfulness

  • Lifelong learning

  • Positive and constructive communication

  • Creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness

  • An understanding of children and childhood

  • Commitment to making a positive difference in the world

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Stanley BPS is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of Stanley BPS, including admissions, employment and access to services and programs.


Pay Range: $45,000-$80,000 depending on experience  

 

To initiate an application, send a cover letter and resume to:

 

Name: Susan Farr, Executive Assistant to the Head of School

Email: [email protected]

 

Stanley British Primary School                                 

303-360-0803

350 Quebec St.                                                          

Denver, CO 80230

 

 

Teaching Opportunity at Stanley British Primary School

 

Opening:  Middle School Social Studies  

 

  • Full time position for the 2022-2023 school year

  

About Stanley BPS: For more than 40 years, Stanley classrooms have been filled with engaged learners guided by inspired teachers. We carefully blend an academic program grounded in a whole-child approach with an attention to each child’s social/emotional development. Our British Primary philosophy promotes the simple notion that when students enjoy what they’re doing and take an active role in their education, learning truly becomes a joy and a lifelong endeavor. SBPS is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Teach middle school social studies classes.

  • Work within a team-based, collaborative environment to support students of varied levels and abilities.

  • Develop curriculum that builds out the scope and sequence of the middle school science curriculum.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to provide interdisciplinary learning opportunities for students across class.

  • Assist with duties as needed, such as carpool, recess, and lunch duty.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:

  • Experience teaching social studies or a relevant field.

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field to the discipline taught.

  • A commitment to improving one’s craft and growing professionally, modeling the joyful, lifelong learning we seek to impart to our students.

  • Experience working in a diverse environment

  • Commitment to engendering inclusiveness as a core value in the classroom and within the school community

  • An appreciation for and understanding of Stanley British Primary’s philosophy of education, including the 7 goals for learners of self-awareness, collaboration, respect, curiosity, perseverance, academic resourcefulness, and joyful, lifelong learning

  • A deep enjoyment of working with kids and getting to know them as individual people, honoring and valuing each individual child.

  • A commitment to, enjoyment of, and appreciation of the development needs of middle school students.

  • A commitment to improving one’s craft and growing professionally, modeling the joyful, lifelong learning we seek to impart to our students.

  • A bachelor’s degree.

  • Experience working in a diverse environment.

  • Highly organized and attentive to detail, able to keep track of a wide variety of dates, deadlines and logistics.

  • A willingness to pitch in and help out wherever needed.

  • A self-starter who is attentive to the needs of individual faculty and of the overall middle school team.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Familiarity and comfort with a range of technology, including the Google platform, and the Microsoft suite of software.

  • A desire to learn as much as possible about the world of independent schools.

  • A desire to work with middle school age children.

  • A positive presence and enthusiasm for life-long learning.

 

We Value:

  • An inclusive and diverse community

  • Joyfulness

  • Lifelong learning

  • Positive and constructive communication

  • Creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness

  • An understanding of children and childhood

  • Commitment to making a positive difference in the world

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Stanley BPS is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of Stanley BPS, including admissions, employment and access to services and programs.


Pay Range: $45,000-$80,000 depending on experience

 

To initiate an application, send a cover letter and resume to:

 

Name: Susan Farr, Executive Assistant to the Head of School

Email: [email protected]

 

Stanley British Primary School                             

303-360-0803

350 Quebec St.                                                          

Denver, CO 80230

 

 

K-8 Director

November 30, 2021 - December 31, 2021

Steamboat Mountain School seeks a dynamic and collaborative K-8 Director for the 2022-23 school year. The ideal candidate will lead the day-to-day operations of the K-8 campus of approximately 85 students and 14 faculty and staff members. Specifically, the director will oversee curriculum and instruction, support the professional growth of the lower and middle school faculty, supervise and evaluate K-8 faculty, and support a positive, healthy, and joyful student learning culture. A member of the senior administrative team, the K-8 Director will work closely with the Head of School to establish and execute the strategic priorities for the Emerald Campus. The K-8 Director is a new position, evolving from the recent merger with the upper school, a 9-12 day/boarding program on the 150-acre mountain campus. This is an outstanding opportunity to contribute to the development of a shared identity and unified K-12 school community.

Director of the HMI Semester

November 29, 2021 - February 28, 2022

The High Mountain Institute is seeking a Director of the HMI Semester for a July 1, 2022 start. This senior leadership position reports to the Head of School and oversees the logistical management of all aspects of HMI's fall and spring semesters, including academics, co-curricular, and residential life programming, student support, and faculty oversight. The Director of the Semester also leads HMI's efforts to ensure teaching and learning—in the academic, social, and residential spheres—at HMI consistently embrace the full promise of a twenty-first century education.

Learning Center Specialist

November 22, 2021 - January 31, 2022

*2022-2023*

 

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 position reports directly to the director of the learning center, and works alongside multi-disciplinary teams and classroom teachers to differentiate curriculum, instruction and assessment and to help ensure growth and achievement of all learners in 9-12 grade. 

 

General Duties:

  • Teach the equivalent of four sections.
  • Serve as a collaborative team member of the department with a focus on inspired and hands-on teaching.
  • Proctor exams for students with reasonable and appropriate academic accommodations.
  • In collaboration with the Director of the Learning Center, maintain and support the Academic Skills Instructional Program (ASIP) curriculum and calendar of monthly events and tasks.

 

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 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.
  • Stay current with trends in learning education, particularly with disability issues.
  • 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; advanced degree preferred and experience with classroom teaching and working with students and adults in an independent boarding/day school environment preferred.

 

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.

 

Salary Range:  $36,000 - $42,000 depending on experience and degrees

 

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

E-mail: [email protected]