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US Math Teacher

November 8, 2021 - December 15, 2021

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 529 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 107-acre campus, seeks an exceptional math teacher for Upper School starting January 1, 2022. Previous classroom experience is required, and a graduate degree is preferred. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.

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

  • A bachelor’s degree in math or a related field is required

  • 3+ years teaching experience required

  • Demonstrated classroom management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Personal warmth and friendliness

  • An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility

  • Ability to include technology elements into all aspects of instruction

  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters

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 a team

Duties

  • Report to Director of Upper School

  • Actively participate in the extracurricular life of the School as a coach and/or club supervisor

  • Teach 2 sections of Algebra II, 2 sections of Honors Algebra II, and one section of AP Stats

  • Participate in class trips, clubs, and Winterim expeditions

  • Additional duties as deemed necessary by the School

The salary range for this position is $45,000-70,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience and relevant skills. Benefits include Medical, Dental, 401k, and generous time-off. Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), scroll to the bottom of the page, click on the Employment link, click the link under Current Job Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Upper School Math Teacher posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. This position is available for the 2021-2022 school year.


No phone calls, please.  Visit: www.dawsonschool.org.

 

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

November 8, 2021 - December 15, 2021

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 530 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks an exceptional Kindergarten Assistant Teacher for the 2021-22 school year. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.  We are committed to excellence of mind, body, and character and to the support of students’ efforts to reach their individual potential, meet the challenges of the world, and savor life.  


Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • K-5 classroom teaching experience

  • Experience with the Responsive Classroom framework is preferred

  • Demonstrated classroom management skills

  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters

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

  • Attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility

  • Kind, joyful, and positive demeanor

  • Willingness to grow and learn

Duties

  • Support lead teacher

  • Report to Director of K-5

  • Actively participate in the extracurricular life of the School

  • Participate in class trips, clubs, and Winterim

  • Additional duties as deemed necessary by the School

The salary range for this position is $33,750 – 48,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience and relevant skills. Benefits include Medical, Dental, 401k, and generous time-off. 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 Kindergarten Assistant Teacher posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. 


No phone calls please.  Visit: www.dawsonschool.org

Elementary Teacher Assistant (PT/FT)

November 1, 2021 - June 11, 2022

Denver Academy of Torah is looking for a competent Teacher Assistant to help our lead Teachers in educating our students. You’ll get to work with children of various ages and educational needs, while learning how to craft effective lesson plans and organize classrooms.

As a Teacher Assistant, you’ll be responsible for individual students – or smaller groups of students – who need assistance to absorb the lesson material. You’ll work with the lead Teacher to build plans for class and you’ll also help them with record-keeping.

To do this job well, you should be smart and patient with a positive attitude. If you’re ready to develop yourself in the world of teaching and do some real good for our students, we’d like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Help teachers prepare lesson plans
  • Set up necessary material for classes
  • Track student attendance and class schedules
  • Review material taught in class with individual students with learning challenges
  • Work with smaller groups of students for remedial teaching or reinforcing the learning process
  • Escort and supervise students in field trips and school activities
  • Make sure classrooms are safe and tidy before classes start
  • Assist teachers with various tasks, like grading assignments and informing parents of their children’s progress
  • Help students adjust, learn and socialize and report to teachers about possible behavioral issues

Requirements

  • Experience as a Teacher Assistant
  • Familiarity with school administrative tasks and learning methods
  • Great communication and organizational skills
  • Cool-tempered and positive attitude
  • Firm but kind personality
  • A love for teaching and the ability to build a trusting relationship with students, teachers and parents
  • College or associate’s degree is preferred
  • Knowledge of the Hebrew language preferred, but not required

Benefits

We anticipate full- and part-time availability. Benefits (medical, dental, vision, and life) are offered to full-time employees. 

If interested, please send your resume to [email protected] 

Music Teaching Position

October 27, 2021 - January 31, 2022

CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located in the mountains of western Colorado. We provide students with a transformative education through an inclusive community on our campus, a rigorous academic program in our classrooms, and experiential learning on our public lands.

CRMS seeks to be a learning environment where diverse students and faculty can challenge their intellect, hone life skills, share a respect for the outdoors, and develop character. We are a community that welcomes and values differences so that we may understand, grow, and support each other in our quest for a culture of inclusion, equity, and belonging. Faculty dedicated to promoting these values, and those from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, are strongly encouraged to apply.


Salary and benefits are commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included. For more information, visit www.crms.org. To apply, send a resume, and cover letter to [email protected].

Colorado Rocky Mountain School is looking for a highly qualified, full-time upper school music teacher for the fall of 2022. Arts educators at CRMS cultivate creativity, performance skills, and an ethos of excellence. Music is studied in small, student-driven performance ensembles in which students explore diverse genres and styles. CRMS music students understand contemporary music through research, the study of music fundamentals, theory, technique, and live performance.

CRMS faculty employ a student-centered approach to teaching, meeting individual students’ needs in developing an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship. Faculty also participate in our active program (including outdoor, sports, arts, and community service curricula) and contribute to our residential and advisory programs.

 Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Teach three to four academic music courses
  • Produce four music performances annually
  • Support boarding students as a dorm parent in the evening and weekend residential program 
  • Mentor a group of students as an advisor
  • Instruct active program curriculum including trips, mountain sports, arts, or service work
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Foster inclusion and social justice, ensuring all students’ sense of belonging
  • Take on other duties as needed
  • Execute all duties in a timely and professional manner

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in music required; advanced degree and/or teaching credential preferred
  • Music teaching experience (1-year minimum)
  • Experience teaching a variety of instruments, styles, and genres
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of technology, and in integrating technological applications in the classroom
  • Skilled use of recording and engineering software (Logic Pro or Pro Tools) preferred
  • Experience preparing and presenting a live performance
  • Organization/time-management skills
  • Cultural competencies required to promote inclusion, equity, and belonging within a diverse cultural and social framework 
  • Ability to effectively engage with students as a dorm parent and advisor

 

Compensation package: Salary range: $25,000-$50,000 plus Benefits

To apply: Please complete the CRMS Employment application and send via email to [email protected]. CRMS is an equal opportunity employer.

Middle School Teacher

October 27, 2021 - March 31, 2022

The Montessori Academy of Colorado is seeking a middle school lead to guide a pioneer mixed aged, middle school program, leading a group of students to develop their unique talents and nurture their passion for learning and growing. The teacher will have the flexibility to tailor lessons to students’ interests and strengths, and connect academic studies to the outside world in accordance with the pedagogical approach of Purpose Driven Learning.

Substitute Teacher

October 26, 2021 - June 10, 2022

Denver Academy of Torah is currently searching for a confident and experienced substitute teacher to join our team. If you are a friendly and competent professional with interest in education, then we’re interested in you. Your duties will include assigning homework, managing classroom activities, and compiling reports.

To excel in this role, you should have in-depth knowledge of effective teaching practices that ensure learning is a comfortable and meaningful experience. Our ideal candidate has excellent interpersonal and organizational skill, with a strong command of the English language. Knowledge of the Hebrew language would be valuable, but is not required.

Substitute Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the curriculum and lesson plans assigned by the regular teacher.
  • Follow procedures and achieve lesson goals.
  • Assign and explain homework.
  • Oversee students outside of the classroom including in the hallways and cafeteria.
  • Comply with all school regulations and policies at all times.
  • Take attendance and document daily notes.
  • Ensure classroom and work is kept clean and orderly.
  • Oversee the normal classroom rhythms and activities.
  • Compile a report for the teacher for when he/she returns.

Substitute Teacher Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • Bachelor’s degree in teaching is preferred.
  • Certificate in teaching or substitute teaching.
  • A minimum of 1 years experience in a similar role.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Compensation:

$100/ half day

$200/ full day

If interested, please send your resume to [email protected] 

Join us, and help shape the future of education.

Watershed is a 6-12 independent school in Boulder, Colorado with a progressive educational model that is research-based, future-focused and community-centered. We know that students learn best when engaged in learning not just about the world, but in the world and for the world. 

We are seeking a math educator to teach two sections of Algebra 2 beginning on November 8, 2021 for the remainder of this school year.  These course sections meet in the morning from 8:15-9:35 and 9:40-11:00.  Candidates interested in a full-time position should also apply -- the position can be expanded to full-time with additional duties.  Note that we will be hiring for a permanent replacement to begin in the fall of 2022, and the person who takes the current position can also apply for the permanent position.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A deep commitment to progressive educational ideas and practices.

  • 3+ years experience teaching math at the high school or middle school level. 

  • Consistent record of working to innovate and improve their teaching through both experimentation and professional learning.

  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a wide range of adolescents.

The starting salary range for a full-time position at Watershed is $47,000-$67,000 depending on experience. The salary will be prorated if the position is part-time.  


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] 

Substitute Teachers

September 30, 2021

Substitute Teaching Opportunities at Stanley British Primary School

K-8 Substitute Teacher (on an as-needed basis)

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Being on-call for teacher coverage; assignments range from subbing in multi-age classrooms (K-1-2, 3-4-5 or 6-7-8) or in single-grade classes for language arts, humanities, math, Spanish, arts, etc., and can range from one or two days to a longer term assignment, depending on the needs of the school;
  • Creating a safe, supportive, mutually respectful classroom community which values the distinct contributions and abilities of each child;
  • Inspiring and educating children to develop to their full potential – socially, emotionally, intellectually, physically and creatively;
  • Implementing integrated, meaningful, developmentally-appropriate curricula in which students can explore and experiment through first hand experiences;
  • Creating opportunities for students to know themselves, to make good choices, and take responsibility for their own learning and actions;
  • Communicating and collaborating positively and professionally with the Stanley staff and community.

 

Desired Qualifications and Background Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience teaching K-8 students
  • British Primary experience or interest in training in British Primary approach is an asset

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 notion that when students enjoy what they’re doing and take an active role in their education, learning becomes a joy and a lifelong endeavor.

 

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

 

SBPS is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community. Candidates from a variety of backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

A Note About Our School During Covid

Stanley British Primary School school operations are guided by Colorado Public Health and Environment and the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment.  Proof of Covid vaccine is required and we have a partnership with CovidCheck Colorado that provides free Covid tests to all of our staff, including anyone serving as a substitute teacher.  We are committed to the health and well-being of everyone in our community, including any substitute teachers working at Stanley. 

 

Pay

$75/half-day and $150/full day.  A long-term sub assignment is defined as requiring 60+ days and then the pay rates increases to $170/day. 

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:  Buffy Naake, Director of Operations, [email protected].

 

Speech-Language Pathologist 2021-2022 School Year

August 9, 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.

This position is for a speech-language pathologist at Havern School, serving students with learning disabilities. The SLP provides services to support the instructional program through their unique contribution which complements and augments those made by other professionals who also have unique perspectives and skills. Working collegially with lower and middle school faculty, occupational therapists, and the school psychologist, is essential. This is a ten month, full time position for the 2021-2022 school year. Starting salary range for this position is $55,000-$58,000 annually, commensurate with experience.
Status: Part-time, 3:00-5:30

Hourly Rate: $16.00 - $18.00/hour based on education and experience

Start date: August 30, 2021 (with training days prior start date)

BCD after school program teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervision of students.
  • Ensuring a safe and welcoming environment.
  • Implementing age appropriate experiences and activities, including arts and crafts for preschool students and homework support for elementary and middle school students.
  • Communicating and collaborating with colleagues.

Professional Expectations – All BCD employees must:

  • Find joy in taking risks and failing forward.
  • Are passionate about their work; they are optimistic about and love working in a school environment.
  • Possess a strong sense of integrity; they embody and promote trust and character in our school and its community.
  • Employ innovative practices in their fields; they are curious, creative, and enthusiastic.
  • Are eager to collaborate with multiple constituencies, including employees, parents, students, and members of the greater BCD community.
  • Have a growth mindset; they are open minded, flexible, and reflective.
  • Believe in and are committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community.
  • Model balance - are deeply curious and share their interests within and outside of school.

All faculty and staff must wear a mask when students are present, regardless of vaccination status. Any unvaccinated employees must wear a mask at all times.