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Teaching Opportunity at Stanley British Primary School

Opening:  MS Spanish opening for the 2021-2022 school year

  • Full time position for the 2021-2022 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 Spanish 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 Spanish 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 Spanish 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.

 

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

Name: Greg Chalfin, Middle School Head

Email: [email protected]

 

Stanley British Primary School                                 

303-360-0803

350 Quebec St.                                                          

Denver, CO 80230

 

After School program staff

May 10, 2021 - August 9, 2021

Graland Country Day School is seeking Part time Extended Day Program Staff. This positino  is for the 2021-2022 school year and will start in mid August. 

Hours: 2:30pm-6pm, Monday – Friday

Qualifications: ECE teacher qualified /previously group leader

Qualified applicants only

Background check and fingerprinting required upon hire

CPR, First Aid, Standard Precautions certification preferred or willing to acquire when hired

15hrs Professional Development per school year required once hired

 

-       Work with children ages 5-12

-       Create fun, safe, caring environment

-       Assist with snack, arts, crafts, homework help, recess and other duties as needed

-       Set up and clean up

-       Communicate effectively with student, parents, other staff

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

Type:

Lower School - Full-Time – Staff

Category:

Lower School (Elementary, 6th, and Middle School)

Salary:

$41,600

Accountability:

Reports to Head of Lower School

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 facilitate differentiated instruction. Flexible placement and several academic levels within each core subject, including Honors classes and advanced coursework, allow faculty to teach to each student’s optimal level. Through this unique approach, students excel in their strengths while receiving the support they need in areas of challenge.

Administrative Support:

  • Assists in supervision of safety and security of staff, students and facilities
  • Assists the Lower School Head with schedules, communication, parent interaction, and student interactions.
  • Assist Lower School Head with daily operations of the school.
  • Communication with parents – help with weekly newsletters, DA Dateline articles, and website updates.
  • Collaborate with the Counseling Department
  • Help with supervision when needed

Student Planning and Coordination Responsibilities:

  • Organize student picture days (individual and class).
  • Manage the teacher assistant application process.
  • Communicate with admissions regarding visitors and interview of interested families.
  • Help with set up and organization of extracurricular clubs.
  • Plan monthly social activities at the Elementary and Middle School levels.
  • Student Council faculty advisor for Elementary and Middle School.
  • Work with DA Parent Association (DAPA) volunteers to coordinate activities for Elementary and Middle School.
  • Assist with preparation for parent coffees, Back to School night, New Parent Orientation and parent conferences.

Library Support:

  • Assists students and staff in locating and using materials in the library media center by answering questions, gathering materials, and demonstrating the use of equipment and software.
  • Supports librarian in teaching information literacy/researching lessons to Elementary, Middle, and/or High School students.
  • Learns our circulation system, Follett Destiny, and circulates library materials, including checking materials in and out, and pulling items on hold, as needed.
  • Helps with processing library materials (laminating, labels, searching for MARC records, etc.).

Summer School Support:

  • Provide support and anticipate needs for the Summer School Director, teachers, and teacher’s assistants.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and initiative with daily tasks.
  • Input data into student database (Camp Doc).
  • Assist with supervision, safety, and security of all students and staff.

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.

Paraprofessional

May 6, 2021 - June 14, 2021

Reports to: Onsite Registered Nurse and Associate Head of Lower School

Status: Full time, school year 

 JOB DESCRIPTION

 Perform a full range of education/non-educational duties for kindergarten student. Provide support as needed including instructional support, clerical, lunch/recess, and student personal needs. Under the guidance of a licensed Registered Nurse, assist student with moderate medical needs by helping individual move around campus and the classroom, assist as needed with diaper changes and removal/replacement of ankle-foot orthotics (AFOs) as needed, and assist with other physical needs as needed.  Assist licensed teachers in the classroom by monitoring student and appropriately helping student as needed.  Maintain a clean and hygienic work environment.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 1:1 assist student during diaper changes
  • 1:1 help with AFOs as needed
  • 1:1 assist with movement around campus, specifically up and down stairs and on longer walks to and from various locations   
  • 1:1 help on field trips, getting on and off the bus
  • Assist all students in classroom setting as needed
  • Ability to confidently contact school RN and student parents as needs arise
  • Covid precautions and protocols to be followed per Graland guidance, may change throughout the year

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree or CNA certification
    • High school diploma minimum
  • Experience working in a school district or educational setting
  • Experience working with students
  • Experience working in a special education environment
  • Experience working with someone with medical needs/interest in working with someone with medical needs
  • CPR and First Aid certifications

 ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Basic knowledge of typical office equipment such as telephones, copiers, fax machines, email, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Intermediate verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced interpersonal relations skills
  • Advanced organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job
  • Ability to work one-on-one and in small groups with students

 

Please send letter of interest and resume to Megan Schmid, [email protected]



Development Manager

May 5, 2021 - May 20, 2021

An intentionally inclusive K-8 school, St. Elizabeth’s School seeks candidates who are interested in and committed to equity, inclusion, and justice. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. An Equal Opportunity Employer, St. Elizabeth’s School is committed to being an environment in which all people are respected and valued. As such, discrimination in any form, such as that based on race, religion, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or socio-economic status will not be tolerated. The school actively works to acknowledge, respect, and celebrate the individual and common threads of our humanity.

Assistant to the Development Director

May 3, 2021 - June 30, 2022

About The Logan School: The Logan School for Creative Learning was founded in 1989 with the mission of providing an experience-based educational opportunity for gifted children of all backgrounds that allows each child to develop individually to her/his full potential. The school enrolls approximately 245 students from four through fourteen years of age. The core of our program features individual student units. Unit topics are chosen by each student and the teacher then helps design an individual unit of study. 

Please take the time to learn about Logan through our website: www.theloganschool.org. We ask that you address your interest in our educational approach in your cover letter.

About the Position: The Logan School currently has an immediate opening for a Development Assistant This is a 12 month per year position and may require overtime and weekends at various times in the year.

Status: Development Assistant is a salaried, non-exempt 1.0 FTE position.

Direct Supervisor: Director of Development

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Director of Development to support donor development and cultivation efforts

  • Support volunteers and committees of the school, including scheduling meetings, sending reminders, and taking meeting minutes

  • Perform research and prepare and submit grant proposals in conjunction with the Director of Development

  • Manage all donor and gift data in the school’s database and generate all donor acknowledgements

  • Coordinate and provide event support for fundraising and community events

  • Serve as liaison between vendors and development team 

  • Oversee campaign communications, solicitations and mailings

  • Generate content and write copy for donor newsletter

  • Attend community events as assigned to present and support the culture of philanthropy at the school

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development or Head of School

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail

  • Possess working knowledge of and be comfortable working with Microsoft Office Suite, Mac OS and Google Drive 

  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Adobe Creative Cloud products

  • Desire to learn new technologies and platforms

  • Prior experiencing and comfort managing donor databases 

  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening

Compensation:
Salary starts at $40,000 per year. This position is eligible for overtime pay. Benefits offered include employer-paid health insurance, paid time off, retirement plan matching contributions, long-term disability, life insurance and a flexible spending program. Contact the Business Office for a full benefits description and eligibility requirements.

Application Procedures:
To apply, send a résumé and cover letter to [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

English Faculty

April 30, 2021 - May 31, 2021

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 chair of the English department, and is responsible for teaching English classes to students in 9-12 grade. 

 

General Duties:

  • Teach 4 sections of English
  • Serve as a collaborative team member of the English department with a focus on inspired and hands-on teaching
  • In collaboration with the department chair and other faculty maintain an up-to-date scope and sequence document for the English department

 

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:

  • Stay current with trends in English education
  • 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 with a major in English; advanced degree 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
  • 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:  $35,000 - $45,000 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 English 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]

 

School Counselor

April 28, 2021 - July 31, 2021

The High Mountain Institute (HMI) has an anticipated opening for a School Counselor, a half time, 10-month position that supports our students and employees in our Semester and Gap programs. Responsibilities include promoting student and employee wellness; providing ad hoc counseling for individual students and employees; and consulting with administrators, teachers, and parents regarding the needs of our students.

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Consults with and serves as a resource for administrators, teachers, staff, and families regarding the social, emotional, and academic needs of students:

  • Counsels with students, regarding personal, emotional, and social needs on an ad hoc basis, and makes referrals for necessary regular outside counseling.

  • Promotes and enhances the social-emotional development of all students through helping develop HMI’s wellness and residential life curricula.

  • Helps support admissions and enrollment of developmentally-appropriate students for HMI’s programs.

  • Maintains professional connections with therapeutic resources in the community.

  • Consults on an on-call support for Summer Term director

Position Salary & Benefits: 

  • Compensation range: $18,000 to $25,000, dependent on experience 

  • Sick leave

  • Wilderness leadership training opportunities 

  • Annual professional development opportunities 

Qualifications: Masters degree in counseling-related field or social work; licensed preferred. Minimum of one year of professional experience. Prior experience in independent school and wilderness settings; knowledge of working with people from diverse backgrounds, especially those from historically-marginalized identities; enthusiasm for working with teenagers in a residential setting; criminal and driving background check required. 

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to Em Ducharme, Administrative Coordinator for the HMI Semester at [email protected]. You must also complete the HMI Prospective Employee Form. Your application will not be considered complete without all three of these items.  We will begin reviewing applications on May 10, and will accept applications until the position is filled. 

Correspondence via email is preferred.

The High Mountain Institute is an equal opportunity employer that strives for diversity by honoring the differences of each member of the community. We seek to build a community (of trustees, faculty, staff, and students) that represents ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic diversity and that brings a diversity of experience, background, talent, and perspective.

 

Advancement Associate

April 26, 2021 - July 26, 2021

The High Mountain Institute is seeking an Advancement Associate, a full-time position at the High Mountain Institute. The Advancement Associate is charged with overseeing and expanding the scope of alumni relations at HMI while supporting admissions, development, and communications at the school. 

About the High Mountain Institute: HMI joins the best of a traditional independent school environment with top-class outdoor education opportunities. HMI seeks to connect our students to the natural world and teach them essential leadership and communication skills through participation in a rigorous academic program, extended wilderness trips, and a community of shared responsibility. For more information, please visit www.hminet.org.

Alumni Relations & Development Office Responsibilities:

  • Continually consider and advance HMI’s engagement with alumni

    • Promote alumni philanthropic support

    • Collaborate with HMI Alumni Council

    • Plan successful HMI reunions and other events on campus and regionally 

    • Create and coordinate alumni college and regional networks

    • Actively engage alumni through in-person meetings, group events, and social media

    • Collect and analyze data regarding HMI’s alumni body 

    • Coordinate the alumni sections of the bi-annual school newsletter

  • Assist with communications and development activities of HMI

    • Assist advancement office in all capacities, including database management and mailings

    • Assist with the planning, implementing, and debriefing of development events

    • Co-manage HMI’s social media networks and outreach

    • Assist with other marketing and communications tasks as appropriate

  • Up to 3 weeks of alumni and development-related travel 

Admissions Office Responsibilities: 

  • Primary responder to admissions inquiries

  • Coordinate mailings and other admissions-related tasks 

  • Communicate with interested and accepted families

  • Work with the diversity recruitment coordinator to attract more diverse applicants

  • Up to 4 weeks of admissions travel 

  • Facilitate logistics for admissions travel 

  • Assist with social media for HMI marketing 

  • Serve in a key support role for the admissions team

  • Provide backup support as needed for the HMI Gap marketing team


 Position Salary & Benefits:

  • Dependent on experience: $32,000-$38,000 (inclusive of possible housing)

  • Health, dental, and vision benefits

  • 4-9% retirement benefits match after 1 year

  • 3-5 weeks vacation

  • Wilderness leadership training opportunities

  • Annual professional development opportunities

  • On-campus housing (as available)

Qualifications: BA or higher. Highly motivated and organized with a passion for the High Mountain Institute mission. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, comfort with and enthusiasm for public speaking and making presentations to large audiences. Enthusiasm for working with teenagers in a residential setting. Criminal and driving background check required.

Highly competitive applicants will have prior experience in marketing, communications, and social media outreach as well as a demonstrated passion for advancing issues relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Em Ducharme, Administrative Coordinator for the HMI Semester, via e-mail at [email protected] and fill out the HMI Prospective Employment Form online. Your application will not be considered complete without all three of these items. Correspondence via email is preferred. 

We will begin our initial review of applications on May 1, 2021 and will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled. Finalists will be invited to HMI for a formal interview. This position will begin on August 2 2021.

The High Mountain Institute is an equal opportunity employer that strives for diversity by honoring the differences of each member of the community. We seek to build a community (of trustees, faculty, staff, and students) that represents ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic diversity and that brings a diversity of experience, background, talent, and perspective.

 

Associate Teacher

April 23, 2021

About The Logan School: The Logan School for Creative Learning was founded in 1989 with the mission of providing an experience-based educational opportunity for gifted children of all backgrounds that allows each child to develop individually to her/his full potential. The school enrolls approximately 245 students from four through fourteen years of age. The core of our program features individual student units. Unit topics are chosen by each student and the teacher then helps design an individual unit of study. 

Please take the time to learn about Logan through our website: www.theloganschool.org. We ask that you address your interest in our educational approach in your cover letter.

About the Position: The Logan School currently has an opening for an Associate Teacher at all levels. The Associate works with a Lead Teacher in a mixed-age classroom.

Status: Associate Teacher is a salaried, exempt 1.0 FTE position.

Direct Supervisor: Lead teacher 

Overall Responsibilities May Include:

Teaching (dependent on age level): 

  • Collaborating with Lead teacher to execute individual and small group lesson plans

  • Facilitating student learning with regards to social and emotional lessons

  • Assessing student's social, emotional and academic needs and collaborate with Lead teacher to leverage student strengths and support areas of need

  • Collaborating with students to create individual units of study

  • Creating and leading math lessons, assign and grade homework and create and grade tests without direct supervision of the lead teacher. May be responsible for their own math groups.

  • Supervising students as they are working on individual work

  • Leading or assisting with reading/book groups

  • Leading or assisting with writing workshops and other language arts workshops and lessons

  • Integrating math, reading, writing, etc. into student lessons

Planning and Assessing:

  • Agenda conferences: support students on-on-one with their weekly work schedule

  • Units: prepare, brainstorm, develop, monitor and assess student work throughout the year

  • Conduct research, organize papers, collect resources, shop for materials for individual and class unit work

  • Observe and take notes on student progress, behavior and/or difficulties to report back to lead teacher so they can use this information to provide feedback to students and parents as well as to help best support the student in their work

  • Brainstorm with lead teacher on unit ideas and how best to work with individual students

  • Work with lead teacher on student feedback forms

  • Gather resources for unit work

  • Respond to student journals and reflections

  • Edit and give comments on student writing/papers

Supervising and Supporting:

  • Assist lead teacher with classroom management or in some cases, be in charge of classroom management so lead teacher can focus on other teaching responsibilities

  • Take over class as needed when lead teacher is unavailable 

  • Support lead teacher and EE teachers with class management on field trips

  • Supervise students at lunch and recess

  • Problem solve with teacher and students to support individualized learning

  • Provide social and emotional support to students. Act as a mentor.

  • Classroom management

Other:

  • Attend parent/student/teacher conferences and other parent meetings

  • Attend all required staff meetings and school-wide events

  • Collaborate with lead teacher on student feedback forms and idea generation for unit support

  • Go on overnight trips as required by the age group

  • Other duties as assigned by lead teacher or dean


 Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree
• Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail
• Experience in teaching
• Computer literate 
• Ability to pass a background check and drug screening
• Valid driver’s license

Compensation:
Salary is $30,000 to be paid over a full year (August-July). Benefits offered include employer-paid health insurance, paid time off, 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 specifying age level preferences, statement of educational philosophy, and references to Markus Hunt, Head of School 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