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Early Childhood Support Teacher

May 21, 2021 - June 30, 2021

Graland Country Day School seeks an intelligent, energetic, flexible and dedicated educator who is interested in working with a lead ECLC teacher to create a nurturing, stimulating and organized classroom environment.  A desire to work collaboratively on a team, as well as a desire for personal and professional growth, are essential qualities for this position.  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. 
 
Desired Qualifications:
  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Psychology, Special Education. OR
  • Associate’s degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education and six (6) months of verified experience working with children in a child development program
  • Minimum of two (2) years training and/or experience working in a professional setting with children ages one to four (1-4).

Reports to:  Associate Head of Lower School and ECLC Director
 
The responsibilities of the support teacher are:
  • Responsible for assisting lead teacher the care and safety of up to 16 children; ensuring that children are in a safe environment at all times in accordance with Colorado Child Care Rules and Regulations.
  • Support the Lead Teacher in the planning and implementation of daily lesson plans, monthly calendars, classroom newsletters, and daily communication to parents.
  • Support the lead Teacher in maintaining age-appropriate, consistent classroom routines and daily schedule.
  • 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.
  • Seek out continued professional development opportunities.
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining annual fifteen (15) hour professional development credentials as required for their 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 Director.
  • Attend work on a regular, reliable and punctual basis; hours range 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Provide before and after care supervision daily.
  • 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:
  • Must be willing to meet appropriate Infant/Toddler 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
  • Complete fifteen (15) hours training annually
  • 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
 
Working Environment:
  • 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 send your letter of interest and resume to [email protected]

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]

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

 
Primary Purpose and Objectives:

Denver Jewish Day School Upper Division seeks a dynamic and talented individual to coordinate the use of our maker space for the 2021-2022 school year. This part-time position entails teaching one middle school elective class to students in grades 6-8. The successful candidate will have a BA in a field related to education or technology, as well as a certification in maker or creation space, or sufficient prior experience in educational settings.

Vail Mountain School Head of School

April 5, 2021 - June 1, 2021

About the School

Founded originally as Vail Country Day School in 1962, Vail Mountain School was renamed in 1973 and graduated its first cohort of seniors in 1977. VMS offers a college preparatory curriculum that balances academic rigor with strong outdoor and experiential opportunities for all students, taking full advantage of its beautiful geographic setting. The school prides itself on its holistic approach to education, building character, knowledge, and community, and with a focus on the individual student. Following its philosophy of “one size fits one,” it is dedicated to knowing each student not only by name but by heart, building a strong cross-age community, and preparing all its students to be effective and positive citizens of the world.

How to Apply

Candidates interested in this position are asked to submit the following materials in one continuous Word or PDF document.

  • Educators’ Collaborative Candidate Summary Sheet and Disclosure Form (contact Pilar, Mary or Evan for those documents)
  • Letter of Interest addressed to the Search Committee
  • Current résumé
  • Statement of Educational Leadership Philosophy
  • A list of five or more references with contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses)
  • Up to three letters of reference (optional)

Please address any inquiries or expressions of interest to:

Location

3000 Booth Falls Road

Vail, Colorado

www.vms.edu

School Details

Coed Day School

Grades K-12

433 Students

Teaching positions

March 17, 2021 - June 1, 2021

Friends School continuously screens applicants for teaching positions. If you are interested in a teaching position at Friends School for the 2021-2022 school year, please submit your resume and letter of intent to [email protected]

Spanish Teacher

March 12, 2021 - April 30, 2021

Job Posting – Secondary Spanish Teacher
Denver Jewish Day School announces the opening of a part-time teaching position. This position will teach four sections of HS Spanish and one section of MS Spanish on MWF only. This is a .66 FTE position.

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 RHMA, 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 Upper Division seeks an innovative, creative, knowledgeable teacher of secondary Spanish for the 2021-2022 school year. This is a full-time position. Qualified candidates will ideally have a minimum of three years of teaching experience and an advanced degree. The ideal candidate will possess outstanding teaching skills, have experience in independent schools, be familiar with best practice in Spanish, be comfortable employing project based learning and other student-centered approaches into the classroom and possess excellent communication skills with students, parents and colleagues. We are looking for a candidate who has experience with a diverse population of learners, differentiated instruction and future ready teaching practices. The candidate will be a positive school community member and will enjoy working collaboratively with a team and building positive relationships amongst all constituencies.

Qualifications:
Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree or other advanced certification 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:
Salary based on education and experience. This is a full-time position and is eligible for benefits. Denver Jewish Day School offers an excellent benefits package.



Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Mr Jason Snyder, Principal, Upper Division ([email protected])





Director of Development

February 24, 2021 - August 1, 2022

The successful Director of Development candidate possesses experience in development or advancement leadership roles with demonstrated expertise in fundraising, marketing, admissions, and the process of growing related systems. They need experience planning and implementing fundraising campaigns and events which require excellent organizational skills, clear and effective communication skills, and well-honed listening skills.

Director of Marketing and Communications

February 22, 2021 - March 22, 2021

The Director for Marketing and Communication is responsible for the execution of Kent Denver’s marketing, communication and branding strategies. The Director plans and directs marketing and communication activities in support of Kent Denver's mission, vision and core values in an effort to advance the reputation and overall brand of the school.