ACIS accredits, supports, and advances the interests of Colorado independent schools.
Qualification Requirements:
Elementary school expertise in reading instruction (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension)
Experience with small and whole group instruction focusing on reading for understanding
Ability to implement a wide-range of phonics and comprehension assessments
A collaborative attitude and ability to work effectively with colleagues
Knowledge of current reading practices and programs and familiarity with a range of reading strategies.
Minimum 5 years of experience and a master’s degree preferred.

Extended Day Program Associate

July 14, 2021 - August 23, 2021

The Extended Day Program (EDP) Associate provides operational support for after-school, extended day programming serving the Lower School at St. Mary’s Academy. This part-time position requires proper certifications, experience working with school age children, and effective communication with parents, teachers, and students.

Director of Marketing and Communications

July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Havern School creates confident learners by nurturing the potential of students with diagnosed learning disabilities through specialized, small group instruction and integrated therapies.
Havern School is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications with a passion for engaging audiences through multiple channels and campaigns to communicate the compelling story about our unique school and its educational mission of serving children with learning disabilities. This position is a 32 hours-per-week, twelve-month position, reporting directly to the Interim Head of School and serving as a member of the Executive Leadership Team.

Assistant Toddler Teacher

July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Montessori School of Evergreen (MSE) is a non-profit day school serving students Toddler – Eighth Grade. MSE is dedicated to its mission of inspiring a lifelong love of learning in each student through meaningful, dynamic, and innovative experiences. MSE is fully accredited by both the American Montessori Society and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools.  

MSE is seeking an Assistant Toddler Teacher to join our well-established Toddler Team. Assistant Teachers are responsible for a supporting role in creating a classroom and student experience that embodies the MSE mission.  The Assistant helps the Lead Teacher to plan and implement all academic and organizational aspects of the classroom.  These responsibilities include Lead Teacher support, teaching a variety of subjects, participating in classroom management plans, observing and assessing student progress, keeping classroom orderly, and working to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of the students. 

Minimum qualifications include experience working with young children. AMS or AMI certification at the Toddler level is desired but not required. An ideal candidate has a strong work ethic and is a responsible person who works well with others.  Candidates should demonstrate willingness to be challenged and to grow professionally, as well as have the ability to collaborate, a positive attitude, and excellent communication and organizational skills. Compensation is commensurate with experience and education.

Benefits:

  • Competitive, independent school salaries

  • Full benefits package including healthcare, PTO and retirement

  • Extensive, professional development opportunities

  • Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori Certifications

  • Tuition remission opportunities for MSE enrolled students of staff


MSE is an equal opportunity employer. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and references to Meghan Phillips, Lower School Division Head, at [email protected].

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, 12-month (July 1 – June 30) administrative position reporting to the Director of Enrollment Management. The Enrollment Marketing Coordinator will lead, plan, direct, and implement the school’s marketing and communications strategy through the application process which is critical to generating new enrollment, maximizing student retention, and engaging all stakeholders. This position is responsible for raising the school’s visibility, advancing its brand, and articulating clear messaging to internal and external constituencies. The primary objective of the Enrollment Marketing Coordinator is to create and communicate a compelling story about FVS. 

 

General Duties:

The Enrollment Marketing Coordinator will be expected to:

  • Work with the Communications Team in the design, creation, and implementation of a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy that incorporates and assesses ROI on all audiences and stakeholders.

  • Develop a communications work plan based on the data-driven strategy, for each school year that includes a calendar of events, activities, communications, and publications.

  • Oversee the production of a variety of materials meant to increase the school’s visibility and competitive positioning and enhance the public’s perception of the school within the Admission area.

  • Identify emerging marketing opportunities, design effective targeting strategies, and report on results.

  • Partner with the Director of Enrollment Management to develop and execute an outreach strategy to engage prospective families, increase student applications, and support student recruitment.

  • Coordinate with the Director of Enrollment Management on the budget to maximize the investments in marketing and communications. Gather competitive bids for all contracted work. Oversee the work of graphic designers, print vendors and other external partners in the production of materials.

  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Digital Media and Communications Manager and the Institutional Communications Coordinator in the fulfillment of the communications plan.

  • Engage in professional development in order to remain current in best practices of independent and boarding school communications, emerging social media technologies, and effective marketing strategies, as well as the changing interests of prospective audiences and the changing competitive landscape.

  • Participate actively in the work to provide support for all school events and activities as appropriate.

Essential Functions:

  • Outstanding organizational and presentation skills

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and the ability to build consensus and partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders.

  • A high level of emotional intelligence and the ability to leverage this strength to create a happy, high-functioning work environment.

  • Proven ability to effectively lead, manage, and inspire a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment with multiple creative projects 

  • Creative and artistic vision and direction

  • Experience in graphic design and management of design production

  • Demonstrated experience in photography, videography, and video editing

  • Significant experience with website content management systems and digital design tools

  • Strong understanding of social media marketing and digital advertising platforms such as Facebook Business and Google AdWords 

  • Demonstrated success as a confident problem solver

  • Proven track record as an independent and goal-oriented manager with a dedication to being organized and meeting deadlines

  • Deep knowledge of the principles of marketing and communications and fluency using digital marketing channels and social media effectively.

  • Demonstrated success in managing multiple projects with shifting priorities and competing deadlines, demonstrating quantifiable results.

  • Ability to demonstrate the return on investment in key marketing programs.

  • Cultural competency, ability to interact and work effectively with diverse students and colleagues, to communicate across cultures; an open, inclusive approach to the workplace

  • Ability to develop, monitor and adhere to budgets and production schedules

  • Actively participate in the life of the School by being a visible presence at meals, meetings, events, productions, and games

  • Possible weekend, weeknight duties; advisees; Interim and on-call emergency

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Significant experience with the Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, and Acrobat

  • Fluency in the Google Suite of applications 

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office

  • Experience with print production and outdoor signage 

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent analytical, communication and social skills

  • Commitment to customer service

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Team player with a strong capacity for initiative

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, public relations, communications, and/or marketing; a master’s degree preferred; 7+ years of experience in marketing and communications and is knowledgeable about current trends and best practices in independent schools and nonprofit organizations; adapts to change and innovation; supports the school culture of predictability and support; maintains confidential information; generates innovative solutions; demonstrates attention to detail; possesses a high level of organization and time management, patience, and reliability.

 

Working Conditions

  • Environment: indoor classroom working with some outdoor events.

  • 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, admission office, development office, and all other employees.  

 

Salary Range: $55,000 - $65,000 depending on experience

 

Culture:

FVS’ Core Values are courage, compassion, curiosity, self-reliance, and open-mindedness. 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]

 

Auxiliary Programs Manager

June 28, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Friends seeks an Auxiliary Programs Manager who possesses a deep passion for enrichment programming.

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, 12-month (July 1 – June 30) administrative position reporting to the head of school and working with the Digital Media and Communications Manager. This position is responsible for raising the school’s visibility, advancing its brand, and articulating clear messaging to internal and external constituencies. The primary objective of the Institutional Communications Coordinator is to create and communicate a compelling story about FVS. 

 

General Duties:

The Institutional Communications Coordinator will be expected to:

  • Work with the Communications Team in the design, creation, and implementation of a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy that incorporates and assesses ROI on all audiences and stakeholders. 
  • Develop a communications work plan, based on the data-driven strategy, for each school year that includes a calendar of events, activities, communications, and publications.
  • Coordinate, edit, and produce the annual Bulletin, the School’s annual print publication.
  • Oversee the production of a variety of materials meant to increase the school’s visibility and competitive positioning and enhance the public’s perception of the school.
  • Identify emerging marketing opportunities, design effective targeting strategies, and report on results.
  • Partner with program directors and academic departments chairs to ensure brand and message quality and consistency across all media, programs, and channels, including the promulgation of press releases to local, regional, and national media outlets.
  • Develop meaningful relationships with local and state-wide media. Develop a portfolio of news and feature stories to place on a regular basis.
  • Partner with Head of School, Assistant Head of School, and Deans Office to distill and prioritize critical messaging for internal and external constituents including current parents, students and employees.
  • Partner with internal and external constituents to draft and edit speeches for key school events such as Commencement and Reunion.
  • In collaboration with other key members of the team, review and revise an effective crisis communications plan and ensure understanding across all departments and stakeholders.
  • Manage market research initiatives and oversee all surveys and feedback initiatives.
  • Engage in professional development in order to remain current in best practices of independent and boarding school communications, emerging social media technologies, and effective marketing strategies, as well as the changing interests of prospective audiences and the changing competitive landscape.
  • Participate actively in the work and success of the leadership team to provide support for all school events and activities as appropriate.

Essential Functions:

  • Outstanding organizational and presentation skills
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and the ability to build consensus and partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • A high level of emotional intelligence and the ability to leverage this strength to create a happy, high-functioning work environment.
  • Proven ability to effectively lead, manage, and inspire a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment with multiple creative projects 
  • Creative and artistic vision and direction
  • Experience in graphic design and management of design production
  • Demonstrated experience in photography, videography, and video editing
  • Significant experience with website content management systems and digital design tools
  • Strong understanding of social media marketing and digital advertising platforms such as Facebook Business and Google AdWords 
  • Demonstrated success as a confident problem solver
  • Proven track record as an independent and goal-oriented with a dedication to being organized and meeting deadlines
  • Deep knowledge of the principles of marketing and communications and fluency using digital marketing channels and social media effectively.
  • Demonstrated success in managing multiple projects with shifting priorities and competing deadlines, demonstrating quantifiable results.
  • Ability to demonstrate the return on investment of key marketing programs.
  • Cultural competency, ability to interact and work effectively with diverse students and colleagues, to communicate across cultures; an open, inclusive approach to the workplace
  • Ability to develop, monitor and adhere to budgets and production schedules
  • Actively participate in the life of the School by being a visible presence at meals, meetings, events, productions, and games
  • Possible weekend, weeknight duties; advisees; Interim and on-call emergency

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Significant experience with the Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, and Acrobat
  • Fluency in the Google Suite of applications 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with print production and outdoor signage 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent analytical, communication and social skills
  • Commitment to customer service
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team player with a strong capacity for initiative

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, public relations, communications, and/or marketing; a master’s degree preferred; 7+ years of experience in marketing and communications and is knowledgeable about current trends and best practices in independent schools and nonprofit organizations; adapts to change and innovation; supports the school culture of predictability and support; maintains confidential information; generates innovative solutions; demonstrates attention to detail; possesses a high level of organization and time management, patience, and reliability.

 

Working Conditions

  • Environment: indoor classroom working with some outdoor events.
  • 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, admission office, development office, and all other employees.  

 

Salary Range:  $55,000 - $65,000 depending on experience

 

Culture:

FVS’ Core Values are courage, compassion, curiosity, self-reliance, and open-mindedness. 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]

 

 

 

Facilities Manager

June 28, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Friends School is seeking an experienced and dedicated Facilities Manager to protect, maintain and enhance the facilities and grounds of our two campuses in Boulder.

Job Posting – LRC Support

Denver Jewish Day School announces the opening of a part-time support position. This position will support our LRC Coordinator. 


Denver Jewish Day School Background

Our pluralistic Jewish community day school prepares and inspires

Jewish students through an extraordinary secular and Judaic education to live purposefully, act ethically and thrive in the world. Since its founding (with the Lower Division, then Herzl, in 1975, and the Upper Division, then RMHA, in 1979), Denver JDS has aimed to inspire Jewish youth to think critically about the world in which we live and prepare them for the role they will play in affecting it through a challenging curriculum, a pluralistic approach to Judaism, and a warm and caring environment steeped in Jewish values. Denver Jewish Day School is the Rocky Mountain region’s only K-12 community Jewish day school, currently with approximately 65 faculty members and 335 students. 


Primary Purpose and Objectives: 

Denver Jewish Day School seeks a highly motivated educator whose primary responsibilities are the following:

  • Comfortable with push in, pull out,  one-on-one or small group setting with children to provide organization, reading and writing support

  • Consult with Learning Resource Coordinator, regular classroom teachers, and parents about needs and services for LRC student

  • Good computer and communication skills

  • Weekly meetings with Learning Resource Coordinator

  • Monitor student's work weekly and send weekly emails to LRC parents

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a team member.

  • Provide instructional support mainly for 6th through 8th graders


Qualifications: 

Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree required; previous work with students w Learning Differences preferred.


Special Knowledge/Skills: 

  • Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Knowledge of Secondary school curricula, standards and best practice

  • Knowledge of future-ready/21st century skills and success in focusing on them in the classroom

  • Familiarity with best practices for student engagement and classroom management 

  • Experience and comfort with educational technology preferred 

  • Experience and comfort with project based learning preferred 

 

Experience: At least three years experience as a classroom teacher preferred


Salary and Benefits:

This is a part time position with a salary of between $20K-$25K.


Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Ms. Peta Miller, Dean Upper Division ([email protected])

 

Early Childhood Support & Extended Day Staff

June 1, 2021 - July 19, 2021

Position: Early Childhood Support/Extended Day Staff

Hours: 11:30am-6pm, Monday – Friday

 Graland Country Day School seeks an intelligent, energetic, flexible and dedicated individual who is interested in working with children in our ECLC during the day as well as in our school age Extended Day program in the afternoons. The person must be cognizant of the variation of students’ cognitive, social and emotional needs and capable of responding appropriately to each student as an individual. 

 Responsibilities:  Work with children ages 1-12

  • Minimum of two (2) years training and/or experience working in a professional setting with children of all ages
  • Responsible for assisting the team in the care and safety of children
  • Assist in daily set-up and delivery of program by organizing activities, snacks/meal service, diapering, cleaning/sanitizing, playground supervision, rest time, arrival and departure of children.
  • Use positive behavior reinforcement and developmentally-appropriate guidance strategies to encourage appropriate behavior.
  • Develop and maintain positive communication with parents, children, and faculty/staff.
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining annual fifteen (15) hour professional development credentials as required for the position.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the Graland mission, core values, and policies in the performance of daily duties.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, trainings, and site events as requested by the school.
  • Maintain confidentiality in regard to staff, children, and family information.
  • Demonstrate responsible, nurturing and professional behavior at all times.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 Licenses, Certificates and Other Requirements:

 Lead teacher requirements. Must be willing to meet appropriate Infant/Toddler, school age Teacher requirements/qualifications and provide all documentation as required by the State of Colorado Department of Human Services upon hire

  • Possess a current certification in CPR, First Aid, and Universal Precautions or willing to attain once hired
  • Submit and pass criminal background check including Colorado Bureau of Investigations and TRAILS/Central Registry criminal record review as required by the Colorado Department of Social Services within five (5) working days of employment
  • Provide all documentation as required by the State of Colorado Child Care Licensing Division upon hire
  • Must be able to fulfill the role as a mandated reporter

 Material and Equipment:

 Knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and general office equipment (computer, copier, iPad, phone, etc.).  Proficiency with applicable computer software application (Word, Excel, Outlook).

  • Multiple manuals such as Colorado Health Department Guidelines, Graland Employee Manual, General Rules and Regulations for Child Care Services and the Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Childcare Rules and Regulations
  • Most of work is performed indoors, approximately 70%, with normal noise and frequent interruptions
  • Balance of the work day, approximately 30%, will be outdoors, possible exposure to extreme temperatures, sun, rain, snow, wind, humidity or icy conditions and frequent exposure to grasses, molds, fertilizers, dust and pesticides.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to visually and audibly supervise the children in a variety of situations.
  • Requires the ability to stand for various periods of time (15-30 minutes), bend or kneel to communicate with children, engage in activities with children, and distribute supplies or materials
  • Must be able to push, pull, and balance
  • Must be able to lift/move a maximum of 30 pounds unassisted, and lift/more a maximum of 100 pounds with assistance
  • Requires sense of smell and touch

 This position requires a current signed Child Care Provider Health Form.

 

Please e-mail resume to: [email protected]