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Gap Logistics Coordinator

January 25, 2021 - March 1, 2021

The High Mountain Institute is seeking a Gap Logistics Coordinator, a full-time position in HMI Programs to begin in June 2021. Responsibilities include overseeing the logistics for field operations of HMI Gap and Summer programs and serve as a field instructor for these programs.

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

January 22, 2021 - March 8, 2021

Position Overview:

As a member of the senior administrative team, the Director of Curriculum and Instruction researches current pedagogical trends and implements the most mission-aligned practices by coordinating with the division heads to ensure a coherent scope and sequence of curriculum and instruction PS-8th grade and an effective professional development program.  

 

Reports to:  Head of School

Terms: Full-time, exempt, 12-month position

 

Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Collaborates with the Head of School and division heads to define and refine Graland’s vision for fostering intellectual and social-emotional growth so that students are prepared to be engaged citizens and thoughtful leaders. 
  • Investigates current developments in learning theory and pedagogical strategies to discover and adopt effective curricular and instructional practices that are consistent with that vision. 
  • Partners with division heads to recruit strong faculty and promote faculty growth through formal and informal evaluations, classroom observations, and coaching on a variety of instructional strategies, materials, and assessments.
  • Oversees faculty and staff professional development, including developing and implementing content for trainings and managing the professional development budget.
  • Develops and maintains mutually supportive relationships with faculty, and through these positive connections, determines effective means to sustain strong faculty morale.
  • Onboards new faculty and provides support throughout their first year.
  • Supervises the Associate Director of Curriculum and Instruction and the Associate Director of Programs and ensures their success by coordinating work on curricular and programmatic initiatives and professional development.
  • Designs the school-wide master daily schedule in coordination with the division heads.
  • Directs year-long Curriculum Reviews as needed and presents results to the community, including the Board of Trustees.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and presents standardized test results, specifically in the Annual Governance Report for the Board.
  • Writes Graland Today articles on curricular and programmatic initiatives. 
  • Facilitates Instructional Team meetings.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

Team Player

A collaborative and supportive member of the Graland Community who…

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

o   Provides a safe environment for students.

o   Upholds school, employee and family confidentiality.

o   Representative for school in position and in community.

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

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

o   Adheres to all school policies and procedures.

o   Offers support during after-hours and other administrative team responsibilities.

o   Likes to work with people and create solutions.

 

Qualifications:

The next Director of Curriculum and Instruction  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. 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, 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

 

Please send your letter of interest and resume to Sarah Young, [email protected]

The High School High Scholar [HS]2 program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) is a three-summer scholarship program that prepares students for college, with an emphasis on courses in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and college counseling.
During five weeks each summer, [HS]2 scholars live and learn on the CRMS campus in Carbondale, Colorado. On weekdays, students attend six hours of academic classes. In the afternoons, they participate in the Active Program, which includes rock climbing, kayaking, and team sports, as well as art classes such as silversmithing, fused glass, and music. On weekends, the natural environment surrounding campus inspires exploration. This unique combination of challenging academics and outdoor activities contributes to the intellectual, social, and emotional growth of each [HS]2 scholar, while the boarding experience fosters independence and responsibility.
The 2021 [HS]2 program runs June 21 to July 24, with faculty and RA/TAs arriving on campus Wednesday, June 16, and departing between July 24-26.

Resident/Teaching Assistants are the backbone of the [HS]2 program because they interact with students on every level and in every setting. [HS]2 hires Assistants for Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Writing. Assistants live in a dormitory room with another assistant (sharing bathroom facilities with students). Successful Assistants have a strong academic background, are enthusiastic leaders, have a high level of stamina, are compassionate, genuinely enjoy working with high school students, and are interested in mentoring first-generation college-bound students.

Program Duration

  • Summer session lasts five weeks, beginning typically on a Monday and ending on a Saturday. This duty begins four days prior to session start.

Prerequisites

  • At least 21 years old
  • Clean driving record
  • Graduate of college with a Bachelor’s Degree (by exception, finished their Junior year in college)
  • Possess a current First Aid, CPR, AED certificate

 

Duties

  • Assist assigned teacher in the classroom M-F, up to three hours per day.  Two Assistants will support afternoon sports in lieu of classroom support
  • Foster diversity, inclusion, and social justice, ensuring all students’ sense of belonging
  • Supervise a dormitory two or three days per week (M-F), for 5.5 hours in the evening and for one hour in the morning.  Evening times include supporting students in study hall.
  • Supervise a dormitory for three weekend shifts, from Friday evening to Sunday evening
  • Proctor academic restriction/study hall on four Fridays in the evening, and five Sundays in the daytime
  • Chaperone students during off-campus activities, including an all-day trip to the Front Range on College Visit Day
  • Transport students in a 14-passenger vehicle, including driving one-way on College Visit Day and possibly driving one-way to the Denver airport on student arrival and departure days
  • Participate in an afternoon of Team Building with students at the beginning of the session
  • Attend a welcome dinner at the beginning of the session
  • Know, understand, and implement the [HS]2 Residential Handbook
  • Know, understand, and abide by the [HS]2 Employee Handbook

 

To apply, click HERE

Lead Teacher - Advanced School - Grades 6-8

January 20, 2021 - June 30, 2021

The Logan School for Creative Learning is accepting applications for an Advanced School Lead Teacher opening starting August 1, 2021. This teacher will work with an associate teacher and the school’s other educators to provide a Logan educational experience for approximately 24 students in mixed-age classroom that will consist of students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade. Responsibilities include developing an individualized curriculum for each student and leading two extended overnight trips each year.

HS2 Summer Program- Science

January 20, 2021 - April 3, 2021

The High School High Scholar [HS]2 program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) is a three-summer scholarship program that prepares students for college, with an emphasis on courses in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and college counseling.
During five weeks each summer, [HS]2 scholars live and learn on the CRMS campus in Carbondale, Colorado. On weekdays, students attend six hours of academic classes. In the afternoons, they participate in the Active Program, which includes rock climbing, kayaking, and team sports, as well as art classes such as silversmithing, fused glass, and music. On weekends, the natural environment surrounding campus inspires exploration. This unique combination of challenging academics and outdoor activities contributes to the intellectual, social, and emotional growth of each [HS]2 scholar, while the boarding experience fosters independence and responsibility.
The 2021 [HS]2 program runs June 21 to July 24, with faculty and RA/TAs arriving on campus Wednesday, June 16, and departing between July 24-26.

The High School High Scholar [HS]2 program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School is currently hiring science  teachers for the following positions for the 2021 five-week summer session:

  • Biology - 2 Sections
  • Chemistry - 2 Sections
  • Computer Science - 1 Section

Each section of science will be taught for two hours per day, M-F for a total of 10 hours per week if teaching one section (approximately 50 hours over the course of the summer).  Applicants are encouraged to consider teaching two sections if possible.

Responsibilities also include tutoring students during study hall three evenings per week from 7:00-9:00 pm, and chaperoning one on-campus social event and one off-campus trip during the session. Teachers do not have dormitory responsibilities.

Applicants must have at least two years of experience teaching subject content. Strong candidates have significant teaching experience, a mastery of science, a love of working with high school students, and an interest in mentoring first-generation college-bound students. Applicants will also be expected to foster a sense of inclusion and social justice in their work, ensuring all students’ sense of belonging. 

Established in 2007, High School High Scholar [HS]2 is a rigorous STEM-based summer enrichment program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School that supports first-generation and/or low-income minority students and prepares them to succeed in college by empowering them with STEM-based skills, a family of driven peers, and a space to see the light and power in their own voices.

For more information, contact program director Annie Oppenheim at [email protected]

This is an intense and rewarding opportunity to teach highly motivated students and to spend five weeks working and playing in the mountains, rivers, and trails surrounding Carbondale, Colorado.  Housing includes a room in a faculty dormitory with a shared bathroom. Meals are thoughtfully planned and prepared by the CRMS kitchen. Welcoming, supportive, and inclusive community. Colorado Rocky Mountain School is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, click HERE.

Teaching Fellow

January 20, 2021 - April 1, 2021

The CRMS Teaching Fellow Program offers the opportunity to become fully immersed in the three integral parts of our program:
Active, Academic and Residential.

ACTIVE: Involvement in our five-day a week Active program including:
The Sports program (kayaking, climbing, mountain biking, numerous types of skiing and snowboarding activities, etc.); The Service program (ceramics, blacksmithing, bike shop, etc.); Outdoor trips, including Wilderness Orientation (10 days), Fall Trip (5 days) and Spring Trip (7 days). Interim, a week-long immersive course of study

RESIDENTIAL: Living and working in a residential dormitory, with ongoing training in residential education. Fellows also serve on a weekend duty team nine weekends per year, facilitate a weekly restriction service crew and participate in evening dorm duties averaging two to three nights a week. Teaching Fellows also assist with several Weekend Rendezvous, which provide overnight weekend adventures for our residential students.

TEACHING: Diverse experiential teaching opportunities through the Active and Residential programs as well as self-motivated classroom observation and participation in coordination with CRMS faculty member in a specific subject area

(History, Math, Modern Languages, Science, Art, Technology, College Counseling). Teaching Fellows will also be called upon to be substitute teachers, collaborate with Learning Center and to cover study halls when necessary.

 

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and CRMS Application to:

Jessica McGrath
Colorado Rocky Mountain School
500 Holden Way, Carbondale, Colorado 81623
or electronically to [email protected]

For more information, please contact the school at 970-963-2562. Position open until filled.

Salary Information: The Teaching Fellow Program is a one-year appointment. Employment begins early August 2020 and extends through early June 2021. While at CRMS, teaching fellows will receive room and board, a season ski pass to the four areas of Aspen, a $10,000 stipend and health benefits.

Athletic Trainer

January 11, 2021 - January 18, 2021

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 530 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 107-acre campus, seeks an exceptional Athletic Trainer to ensure all students, primarily in grades 9-12, who participate in athletic activities are provided with medical attention and first aid care.

 

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 Qualifications.

  • Demonstrated experience as an Athletic Trainer
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Athletic Trainer Certificate
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Formal training of bandage and brace application
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters

 

Personal Qualities

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with students, coaches, and parents
  • Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity
  • Communicate (orally and in writing) effectively with all school constituencies
  • Collaborate and work positively as a member of a team
  • Maintain a flexible schedule to accommodate daily practices, evening games, and Saturday games and practices. This includes rescheduled games.

 

Duties

  • Evaluate injuries, concussions, and play protocols
  • Contact and work with First Responder’s when needed
  • Develop and oversee rehabilitation and prevention programs
  • Other administrative duties and projects as needed

 

This is an hourly, part-time position. Monday – Friday from 2-6 pm plus evening games and Saturday practices and games. The hourly rate for this position is $25. 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 Athletic Trainer posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. This position is available immediately and will be effective through June 26, 2021, or at the conclusion of the CHSAA D season.

Librarian

January 8, 2021 - May 31, 2021

The Logan School is currently looking for a full-time librarian to begin as early as mid- February, 2021.

About The Logan School

The Logan school enrolls approximately 250 students ages 4.5-14. The school’s mission is to cultivate the curiosities of gifted children. The educational philosophy entails an individual curriculum for each student, emphasizes hands-on learning, service learning and environmental education. Please visit our website at www.theloganschool.org for more information.


About the Position

The Librarian works closely with teachers and students to provide all manners of library services.


Status

The librarian is a salaried, exempt 1.0 FTE position with full benefits and works only during the school year (early to mid-August through early June).


Direct Supervisor: Head of School


Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain the Logan School’s library of books and technology resources

    • Evaluate current resources and the need for new or other resources both regarding books and technology.

    • Purchase, catalog, shelve, and weed fiction, non-fiction, and staff collections

    • Work with teachers to make sure the library has the resources necessary for their classes, including databases, periodicals, book group sets, AV equipment

    • Find relevant materials for teachers when requested

    • Manage, update, and maintain the circulation of laptops, iPads, and AV equipment; 

    • Work with the tech department to identify needs for new equipment based on use and wear on devices

    • Assist with set-ups for AV equipment at meetings, events, etc.

    • Manage library budget, including reconciling monthly credit card statement

    • Manage circulation, including overdue and missing materials

    • Manage library donations

    • Supervise students using the library

    • Manage and maintain library spaces for use

  • Develop library and information technology skills program curricula in coordination with the technology teacher and dean of faculty and students.

    • Teach required information technology/library skills class to all incoming 3rd graders; teach optional advanced class for upper IS students

    • Work daily with kids ages 4-14 assisting with research and library skills, troubleshooting computers, readers’ advisory

    • Promote and collaborate with teachers to consistently integrate curricula materials in daily classroom use

    • Conduct library orientations for classes each year

    • Communicate with staff and students about school library program and its offerings (during staff meetings and email)

  • Programs

    • Conduct weekly story time for lower primary classes

    • Assist teachers with running book groups for 3rd-8th graders

    • Supervise Newbery & Printz book clubs for interested IS and AS students

  • Other duties as assigned by the head of school and/or deans

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Library Science. 

  • Experience in a K-8 school or with elementary school-aged children preferred

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

  • Comfortable with technology and other tools 

  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening

  • Valid Colorado driver's license 


Compensation

Salary is based on experience and benefits offered include employer-paid health insurance, paid time off, TIAA-CREF retirement plan matching contributions and a flexible benefits program. Contact the Business Office for a full benefits description and eligibility requirements.


Application Procedures: To apply, send résumé, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and references to Markus Hunt at [email protected]

NO CALLS PLEASE. 


Equal Opportunity Employer: The Logan School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

Director, Logan Learning Lab

January 7, 2021 - March 31, 2021

This bold, forward-looking leader will work with the Head of School and administrative staff at The Logan School, as well as with various community partners, to share Logan’s philosophy and pedagogy through external programming and leadership. Key responsibilities include: planning and executing the student summer enrichment program, year-round teacher professional development through the teacher Fellowship program, fundraising for the Lab, and thought-leadership and advocacy for expandeding support of underrepresented gifted students and learner-centered education. This leader will need a sophisticated skill set to navigate the various populations that support and serve the Lab: the Logan administration, faculty and Board of Trustees; the Lab students and parents; the teaching Fellows and their respective school communities, funders; and the broader community of education innovators.

Director of Upper School

January 6, 2021 - February 5, 2021

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 520 students located east of Boulder, Colorado on a beautiful 107-acre campus, seeks an exceptional Upper School Director.  The Upper School Director will work closely with the Head of School and Leadership Team to create a positive, collaborative, and connected 9-12 community of faculty, students, and families. This effort requires a spirit of encouragement, support, transparency, partnership, scholarship, and enthusiasm for Dawson. The focus of the Upper School Director will be sustaining a positive school culture, implementing programs effectively and efficiently, ensuring proactive communication, and supporting upper school students and teachers.

 

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 Qualifications

·    Independent school experience in a variety of roles in and out of the classroom

·    Master’s Degree in education or a related field preferred

·    Demonstrated success in program development and implementation

·    Demonstrated experience in, and enthusiasm for, contemporary educational practices leadership 

     development, faculty growth, social-emotional learning, and community building

 

Personal Qualities

·    Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with all school constituencies

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

·    Communicate (orally and in writing) effectively with all school constituencies

·    Collaborate and work positively as a member of different teams

·    Demonstrate vision, direction, and resilience

·    Acknowledge personal strengths and areas for improvement

·    Commit to developing the individual potential of students and faculty

·    Guide and direct purposeful conversations in difficult situations or conflict

·    Demonstrate interest in the latest research on pedagogy, technology, and learning

 

Duties

·    Report to Head of School and serve on the Leadership Team

·    Direct entirety of upper school programs, including curriculum, arts, and activities

·    Coordinate work of the Upper School Leadership Team

·    Recruit and evaluate upper school faculty and staff

·    Assess, and address when necessary, strengths and challenges of faculty and staff

·    Work with the Lower School Director and Middle School Director to ensure continuity, consistency, and 

     opportunities for connection

·    Work with parents, students, and other constituencies to foster enthusiasm for the work of the School

·    Participate actively in strategic planning

 

The minimum salary for this position is $105,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience and relevant skills. Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), scroll to the bottom of the page, click on the Employment link, find Current Job Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Upper School Director posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. This position is available July 1, 2021, and will function on a 12-month employment agreement running from July 1 to June 30 annually.  No phone calls, please.