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Montessori School of Denver (MSD), located in beautiful Colorado, is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Admission for the 2022-2023 school year. The position will begin in July 2022.
Job Overview: The Assistant Director of Admission leads the admission process and sets the tone and vision for attracting, enrolling and retaining a strong, diverse, value-matched school community. The Assistant Director of Admission cultivates and maintains relationships with enrolled families and partners with senior leadership to ensure the success of Montessori School of Denver.

Lower Elementary Lead Teacher

June 6, 2022 - August 31, 2022

Job Summary

Montessori School of Evergreen’s mission is to ignite a lifelong love of learning within each student. We provide meaningful experiences that fully engage young minds in the pursuit of academic excellence, self-reliance and the determination to contribute to our rapidly changing community and world.

A Lead Teacher leads their classroom and works closely with, if any, the Assistant Teacher(s). A Lead Teacher is professionally trained in education, which includes Montessori certification or relevant Masters Degree. This is necessary preparation as s/he shares classroom responsibilities under the direction of the supervisor.


Responsibilities 

Learning Environment

Creates a nurturing, respectful, and safe learning environment (together with the Lead Teachers) that responds to the needs of each student.

  1. Maintains the curriculum in coordination with the other program level Lead Teachers and periodically Leads in other levels as well as in accordance with Montessori School of Evergreen’s curriculum guidelines and best practices.

  2. Develops and shares classroom activities with the student population as well as fellow Lead Teachers to meet developmental and academic objectives. 

  3. Seeks out feedback from fellow teachers, Director, and Specialists to improve the classroom environment.

  4. Develops, maintains, and implements a classroom maintenance schedule with fellow Lead Teachers, including but not limited to items such as cleaning the shelves and materials and repairing materials.

  5. Plans, coordinates, and communicates about all class events; maintains MSE traditions and, when appropriate, proposes new programs . 

  6. Develops and consistently maintains an effective record keeping system for the classroom and students.

  7. Maintains a positive attitude and open communication with fellow teachers at all levels within the MSE Community. 

  8. Develops a plan with fellow teachers for sharing class preparatory responsibilities.

  9. Assists students in the transition to, and operation within Co-curricular classes and other school programs, including supervision of students for off campus activities 

  10. Uses constructive feedback from Director, Specialists as well as other teachers to improve teaching, curriculum, classroom environment, and address individual student needs.


Student and Family Support

Ensures that students are meeting developmental level expectations and to collaborate with parents and Lead Teachers to help increase student achievement.

  1. Leads parent-teacher conferences three times a year to provide feedback on students’ developmental progress. 

  2. Records parent conferences and provides detailed notes to the Division Director in a timely fashion. 

  3. Prepares necessary level specific progress reports for all children in the classroom by the necessary due date. 

  4. Participates in discussion with fellow Lead Teachers, Division Director and other classroom faculty regarding the successful transition of children from level to level. 

  5. Engages in Child Study (Learning Resource Team) process by contributing information on child development and behavior.

  6. Carries out appropriate and positive discipline, follows up needs with School Counselor and Director.


Professional and Personal Growth

Models lifelong-learning and meets MSE professional development requirements.

  1. Attends and reports on at least two professional development workshops inside or outside of school. Workshops may include the yearly area Montessori association conference and/or the AMS Conference. All requests for time off should be placed with your supervisor in a timely manner.

  2. Creates yearly professional and personal goals to be discussed with the Director.

Administrative

Assist in the efficient and effective management of the School.

  1. Demonstrates professionalism in every aspect of the job and adheres to AMS guidelines and professional standards. Practices the use of confidentiality in all situations as outlined in the MSE Employee Handbook.

  2. Follows protocols for managing information (i.e. attendance) and completing requests (i.e. purchase orders, supplies, personal days), etc., as further detailed in the MSE Employee Handbook.

  3. Meets all deadlines around ordering, report cards, etc. 

  4. Attends Division meetings and all faculty meetings.

  5. Joins a school committee.

  6. Maintains open communication with Administration and colleagues.

  7. Voices concerns in a timely and positive manner when seeking help from Administration.

  8. Maintains and updates their staff file with all necessary paperwork for licensing and job requirements.

Requirements 

Qualifications of prefered candidates:

  • BA/BS degree required

  • Commitment to, and interest in, the Montessori philosophy

  • AMS/AMI assistant teaching credential or matriculating Montessori training program students encouraged to apply

  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community

  • Strong ability to multi-task and keep to a schedule

  • Commitment to professional development and best practices in education

  • Education experience in a variety of instructional methods

  • Understanding multi-age learning environments

  • Commitment to meeting the needs of each child

Benefits:

  • Competitive, independent school salaries - click the links for MSE’s Salary Bands and Benefits At a Glance

  • 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

Director of Student Support

June 3, 2022 - July 3, 2022

The Denver Waldorf School is a Pre-K-12 school of around 315 students seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Director of Student Support to begin with the 2022-23 school year. The Director of Student Support (DSS) coordinates a team of student support staff to provide multiple types of student support to address the learning needs and social needs of students attending The Denver Waldorf School. The DSS executes all aspects of DWS’s academic support program and works with faculty to integrate this program into the classroom.

ECE Nap Assistant

June 3, 2022 - July 3, 2022

Early Childhood Nap Assistant Position

The Denver Waldorf School is looking for an Early Childhood Nap Assistant to begin with the 2022-2023 school year.

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • CDHS qualifications
  • strong love of working with children ages 3 ½ – 6
  • an interest in Waldorf education
  • the ability to work well in a collegial setting
  • the ability to communicate clearly and regularly with parents

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • supervising children on the playground
  • cleaning up the room
  • supporting the Lead Teacher and Lead Assistant at lunchtime and during and after nap.
  • Caring for the children in the after-school care program
  • interacting closely with the group of children
  • nurturing and tending the domestic and artistic life of the classroom
  • sharing in the care of the greater classroom environment
  • supporting and providing an atmosphere of security, warmth, and joy.

Nap assistants are also required to participate in CPR and First Aid training offered at the school.

The hours are from 11:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., up to 5:30 p.m. on some days 

The base pay is $19.25/hour. 

Benefits include PTO and opportunities/support for ongoing professional development

 

If you are interested, please send your resume with three professional references including their contact information to:

 e-mail to [email protected]

 

 

ECE Supporting Teacher

June 3, 2022 - July 3, 2022

Early Childhood Supporting Teacher Position

The Denver Waldorf School is looking for an ECE Supporting Teacher for the school’s satellite nursery program, Starflower, located near the Congress Park area of Denver.  The candidate for this position must be Assistant Early Childhood Teacher qualified according to the Colorado Department of Human Services Child Care Facility Rules & Regulations, Section 7.702.44

 The ideal candidate for this position will also have:

  • a strong love of working with children ages 2 ½ - 4
  • an interest in Waldorf education
  • the ability to work well in a collegial setting

 Responsibilities of this position include:

  • supervising children on the playground
  • cleaning up the room
  • supporting the Lead Teacher and Lead Assistant
  • Caring for the children in the after-school care program
  • interacting closely with the group of children
  • nurturing and tending the domestic and artistic life of the classroom
  • sharing in the care of the greater classroom environment
  • supporting and providing an atmosphere of security, warmth, and joy.

 The hours are from 9:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The base pay is $19.25/hour. 

Available benefits:  Health, Dental, Long-Term Disability, Retirement Plan, FSA and HRA plans, PTO.

If you are interested, please send your resume with three professional references including their contact information to:

 e-mail to [email protected]

 

 

Lower School Physical Education

June 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022

St. Mary's Academy is seeking a Lower School Physical Education Teacher for the 2022-2023 academic year. This is a full-time position that includes benefits. This individual will support the organization by planning, organizing, and implementing an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their potential.

Athletic Director

June 1, 2022

Denver Academy, in Denver, Colorado seeks an Athletic Director for the 2022-2023 school year.

Type:

Full-Time – Faculty

Category:

Middle & High School

Degree:

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Salary:

Starting salary for the Athletic Director position without experience is $75,000. Salary will be higher for AD’s with experience and/or additional qualifications.

Benefits:

You may enroll in Denver Academy’s benefit program if you are classified as a full-time employee and have completed the eligibility waiting period of 30 days. Coverage will begin the first of the month following 30 days of employment. The benefits package includes medical/dental/vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, short/long term disability insurance, life insurance, holiday/vacation pay, and sick leave. Benefits are subject to current Denver Academy policies.

Apply:

Please send your 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 facilitates 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.

Accountability: Reports to the Head of High School

Position Description: To provide each enrolled student an opportunity to participate in an interscholastic athletic activity that will foster physical skills, a sense of worth and competence, a knowledge and understanding of sport, the principles of fair play and to promote a school environment conducive to learning.

Performance Responsibilities:

?           Organizes and administers the overall program of interscholastic athletics for the high school and middle school.

?           Participates in all executive meetings of the Mile High or current conference.

?           Assists the Head of High School in the selection, assignment, supervision, evaluation, and retention of athletic coaches.

?           Assumes responsibility for the organization and scheduling of all interscholastic athletic events.

?           Hires officials, and any additional personnel as required, and assumes general responsibility for the proper supervision of home games.

?           Arranges transportation for athletic contest participants.

?           Prepares and administers the athletic program budget.

?           Prepares lists for bidding and requisitions, in cooperation with appropriate staff members for athletic supplies, uniforms and equipment.

?           Monitors the athletic program’s compliance with all league, state, and national rules and regulations.

?           Plans and supervises recognition programs for school athletes, including seasonal awards dinners.

?           Keeps records of the results of all athletic contests and maintains a file of all records of individual athletes, their awards, and scholarships.

?           Schedules and coordinates the use of high school facilities with the Business Office.

?           Facilitates and monitors all outside groups using the facilities

?           Analyze and evaluate existing athletic programs for the purpose of ensuring the best interest of all our students.

?           Analyze student participation and development

?           Promote and publicize athletic and sporting events.

?           Meet with all head coaches to discuss preseason goals

?           Meet and evaluate all coaches at the end of each season

?           Assure that each sport honors it’s athletes with a year-end banquet.

?           Maintain a database of current physicals for all athletes

?           Ensure that proper supervision is available at all DA sporting events

?           Develop and implement a coaching professional development program

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.

Head of School

May 26, 2022 - September 30, 2022

The High Mountain Institute (HMI) is an independent semester school, summer program, and gap semester provider that focuses on experiential education and wilderness expeditions. HMI’s Head of School serves as chief executive officer overseeing all aspects of HMI’s programs and operational functions, and lives on HMI’s residential campus in community with students, faculty, and staff.
Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 535 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks a full-time MS Social Studies teacher for 6th grade. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.