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Title: Community Engagement Events Manager

Reports to: Director of Development 

Summary: The Community Engagement Events Manager, a member of the Stanley British Primary Development team, is responsible for designing and implementing strategies, both short and long-term, for increased engagement of all constituencies within the Stanley British Primary School community through substantive events, stewardship, communications, collaboration, and cultivation leading to meaningful relationships. The Manager will be expected to assist with school-related special events that engage any or all constituencies and elements within the Stanley community. This role will also serve as the primary contact for the day-to-day activities of the Parents’ Association, working with the Director of Development to support the PA leadership team.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

General Event Management

  • Coordinate events sponsored by the development office, including but not limited to cultivation and stewardship events, the upcoming 50th Anniversary, Bingo for Britain, Grand People’s Day, Coffeehouse, Stan Talks, Graduation Dinner, new parent orientation, parent coffees, and other fundraising and community building events.

  • Work with appropriate staff and volunteer leadership to conceptualize the event, including the purpose, targeted audience, key themes and messages, location and timeline.

  •  Identify and manage vendors, including contacts at outside venues, caterers, party rentals, florists, etc. and work with the business office to ensure contracts adequately protect the school.

  • Coordinate with the Communications Manager to produce marketing materials (invitations, programs, letters, signage, etc.) and promotions of events via Web site, social media and other communications channels, as appropriate.

  • Create, sometimes independently and sometimes in coordination with other members of the community engagement office, briefings for administrators, trustees, HOS, and others on their roles in events, including, if necessary, a briefing packet (guest list, program, script, etc.) about the event with adequate lead time.

  • closely collaborate with various departments to determine A/V and technical set up, facilities setup, seating, décor, and event staffing requirements

  •  Maintain event budget and prepare post event reports

  • Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Development to include, but not limited to: clerical assistance and office management

 

Parents’ Association

  • Serve as liaison to the Stanley Parent’s Association to ensure timely communication and priority alignment between the PA and the school.  

  • Collaborate with PA leadership and steward the association to help achieve overall goals and mission; the Event Manager will likewise provide guidance and assistance in navigating school systems and processes, and assist events and activities as a strategic partner.

  • Coordinate with Communications manager on all PA-related communications, including the PA section of the Web site.


Family Engagement

  • Coordinate with Development Office, Administration, and Parent’s association to revise volunteer program, including identifying, consolidating and promoting volunteer opportunities across campus.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of event or project management experience

  • Volunteer recruitment and management experience

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Strong initiative and attention to detail

  • Superior time management, multi-tasking abilities and team-playing skills

  • Passion for education and diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • This position demands flexibility and a positive attitude. Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.

  • Proficient with Google product suite and microsoft office

Salary range $48,000-$63,000 commensurate with experience. The salary range listed is just one component of Stanley’s total compensation package for employees. Other benefits currently offered are health and dental insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays, sick and personal leave, professional leave, and annual discretionary bonus.


To Apply: Please send a letter of interest and resume to Susan Farr, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, [email protected]  

About Stanley BPS: For fifty 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.


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. 

 
Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 535 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks a (part-time) Human Development teacher for Upper School. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.
Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 535 students located east of Boulder, seeks a full-time experienced general maintenance technician to assist with the overall upkeep and repair of our 112-acre campus. The campus includes numerous school buildings, residential housing, and our beautiful grounds.

Systems Analyst & Database Manager

May 3, 2022 - June 27, 2022

Position Overview

As a member of the technology team, the Systems Analyst and Database Manager is responsible for managing the school’s data and data systems. The data systems are an integral part of the school’s operations and are used to manage student records, student learning systems, operational processes and communications to students and parents.  As a collaborative and supportive staff member, the  Systems Analyst and Database Manager will understand the work to support the mission and guiding principles of Graland Country Day School.

Reports to: Director of Technology

Terms: Full-time, exempt, 12-month position, hybrid flexible work arrangement possible depending on needs.  (M,W,F on location)

 Job Responsibilities

       

The following list is not comprehensive but serves as a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities.

 

Data Management

Ensure that key data integrates between all systems including major systems such as Blackbaud student information systems, learning management, enrollment management, website, Raiser’s Edge fundraising system, BrightArrow emergency communications and School Pass visitor management system.

      Assess how data decisions and implementation of new software or functions affect all users across all systems.

      Ensure data integrity within and between all systems.

      Manage end-of-year processing to get systems ready for the next school year.

      Manage technology vendor relationships in conjunction with the Director of Technology.

 

Project Management

      Manage projects and project teams as they relate to data structure, workflow and software implementation to ensure data integrity and use of best practices.

      Develop and maintain an annual project plan for meeting key data milestones throughout the year such as updating student class schedules, assisting teachers with report cards, advancing students to the next grade level, assisting admissions with annual enrollment of students and other milestones.

      Coordinate with the Director of Technology to ensure data systems are compatible with our technology infrastructure.

 

Training & Research

      Provide training to the faculty and staff on the user experience of systems and how to best use the system’s functionality to achieve the school’s goals and meet ever-changing needs.

      Research software enhancements, understand how they may impact operations and train and communicate these enhancements to the rest of the organization.

      Research new software products that may better meet the needs of the school.

 

Community Support

      Answer technology support questions from Graland parents, reset passwords or redirecting questions to technology vendors.

      Actively participate in the school community and assist with other duties such as carline, recess monitoring and others that help maintain the safety and security of the school.

      Actively support the different users of the school.

 

Team Player                                                                             

A collaborative and supportive member of the Graland Community who...                                    

      Models caring, respect, patience, and appreciation of differences.

      Provides a safe environment for students.                                             

      Recognizes the importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity (DEI) work and continues growth as a culturally responsive educator.                                                                                             

      Represents school in position and in community.

      Participates in effective communication that is responsible, descriptive, and nonjudgmental.

      Demonstrates a growth mindset, open to feedback and new learning.

      Supports collective efforts of the school on instructional and non-instructional sides in addition to team responsibilities.

      Offers support during after-hours and other technology team responsibilities.

      Approaches situations with flexibility and creative thinking to identify solutions.

      Upholds school, employee and family confidentiality.      

                                                                                                                       

Qualifications                                                                                                   

The next  Systems Analyst and Database Manager at Graland Country Day will:

      Possess a Bachelor of Arts degree or technical training in database theory.

      Have five years of experience in database management.

      Have Blackbaud data systems experience preferred

      Understand database purpose and structure.

      Be able to assess operational processes and create efficiencies.

      Possess excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

      Provide great customer service

      Be able  to understand complex challenges and how to leverage technology and data systems to address these challenges.

 

About Graland
A great school never sits still. It keeps going, growing and evolving. ?Graland Country Day School is an independent school in Denver that serves students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and
 middle school. Since the school’s founding in 1924, Graland has delivered an intellectually robust, character-based educational experience derived from current research about how children learn.

While so much in the world is changing, the school’s focus remains the same: Graland is faithful to the enduring aspects of its mission while seeking new ways to promote character and intellectual excellence. We inspire students to pursue excellence with passion and intent - academically, creatively and in their personal growth as engaged citizens and thoughtful leaders. We are constantly looking for ways to improve our program and keep it relevant for the next generation of students. Guided by our mission, values, and strategic plan, we go to extraordinary lengths to give children the best education possible.

 

Our current enrollment totals 700, and we have just over 100 faculty members, 70 percent of whom have advanced degrees. Graland’s faculty and staff enjoy a collaborative, supportive environment where each member is encouraged to be a lifelong learner. Professional development, onsite childcare, a desirable location in the heart of Denver and other benefits make Graland a dynamic, inclusive and innovative workplace.

 

Our Mission

Achieve intellectual excellence,

build strong character,

enrich learning through the arts and athletics,

and prepare our students to be

engaged citizens and thoughtful leaders.

                                                                       

Our Motto: ?Ascende Omnem Montem - Climb Every Mountain

 

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Salary is between $68,000 and $85,000. Benefits include professional development, employer-paid health, vision, dental and life insurance, vacation, sick and personal time off, as well as participation in a retirement plan. Daily free lunch, access to an on-campus workout facility and opportunities based on availability for subsidized on-site child care.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected]. All applications are to be submitted electronically.

Chief Financial Officer

 

Reports to:          Head of School                                                  Status: Full-time

Start date:           August 1, 2022

 

For nearly 25 years Boulder Country Day School has been at the forefront of education in the Boulder Valley. The hallmarks of our School - Community, Character, Academic Excellence, and Small Class Sizes - are the keys to our success and allow us to create an educational experience where children innovate, create, grow and thrive. We believe our children are our future, and, to that end, we offer a broad-based liberal arts education that focuses on developing lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. The Boulder Country Day challenge, Discover Your Excellence, recognizes that excellence is teachable, personal, and can be achieved in a variety of different disciplines - academic, athletic, community service, leadership, and more. We seek to provide just the right amount of nurture, structure, and latitude to live up to this challenge.

 

THE POSITION

Boulder Country Day’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is an inspirational and visionary leader who oversees financial strategy and resource management operations of the School. The CFO plays an important role in the success of the School and is a key participant in the development of the School’s strategic plan, is the School’s primary analyst for financial decisions, and is the chief steward of the School’s financial resources.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

To illustrate the scope and significance of the position, broad areas of responsibility are listed below: 

 

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

  • Provides School-wide strategic leadership, analysis, and management of the School’s finances. Manages and actively participates in all Business Office Operations including budgeting and accounting, financial modeling and analysis, payroll/benefits, human resources, risk management, financial assistance, treasury and investment functions.  

  • In consultation with the Head of School, the leadership team and the Board of Trustees creates, administers, monitors, and adapts the financial plan, operating and capital budgets and other financial matters as needed.

  • Serves as a member of the administrative leadership team, non-voting member of the Board of Trustees, member of the Finance and Facilities committees, and other related task forces as needed. Supports the chairs of these committees and prepares and presents management and board reports.

  • Represents the School at various regional, state, and national associations relative to the role of being the CFO.

 

ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, TREASURY

  • Develops annual budgets in conjunction with the Head of School and the School’s leadership team, for presentation to the Board Treasurer, the Finance Committee, and the Board of Trustees.

  • Serves as the financial and administrative advisor to the Head of School and provides appropriate financial information to the Board of Trustees.

  • Coordinates, manages and actively participates in the year-end audit process. Works with the auditors to ensure compliance with applicable accounting procedures and standards.

  • Establishes policies, procedures, standards and strategies for areas of responsibility and provides adequate internal control capabilities and strengths to safeguard the School’s assets.

  • Manages the administration of the School’s bank and investment accounts.  Serves as the primary liaison for the School’s banking relationships and asset managers.

  • Manages the timely and accurate filing of all tax and fiduciary filings with the IRS and State agencies as well as stay in accordance with GAAP for financial reporting purposes.  

  • Evaluates and improves financial systems, operations and controls by adopting best practices and effectively utilizing technology.

  • Supports the Development Office regarding the Annual Fund, Capital Campaigns, special events and all other donations.

  •  Plays a key role in the School’s Dining Commons construction project. Works closely with the Project Managers and Architects, provides assistance with obtaining required documentation and internally manages the billings, payments and cost tracking for the project. Will serve as liaison to food service operations once they commence.

  •  Supports the re-enrollment process for students in conjunction with the Admission Office.

  • Manages the Financial Assistance process including the review of applications, determining the awards, and distributing award letters. Collaborates with the Admissions Director throughout the process. 

 

RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Ensures the School maintains the appropriate levels of insurance to protect the property and cover the liability of the School by working with the brokers on the insurance portfolio, including workers compensation.

  • Understands and responds to changes in School law and regulations.

  • Coordinates required trainings for all employees per the employee handbook.

  •  Ensures that background checks are up to date for all required constituents.

  • Assists with the Crisis Management and Emergency Response Plan.

 

HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION

  • Ensures the School’s employment policies are fair and consistent for all employee groups, in compliance with Federal, State and Local laws and responsible for updating the Employee Handbooks.

  • Plan Benefit Administrator for all employee benefit programs. Responsible for the annual benefit renewals and updates.

  • Assists with the development and management of an employee wellness program.

  • Manages the data collection for salary benchmarking and employment offers.

  • Oversees and actively participates in the hiring, onboarding, and separation of employees.

  • Maintains a relationship with legal counsel for personnel matters.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Business Manager

  • Business Office Assistant

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required; Master’s Degree in Business Administration or CPA preferred

  • 7 years of experience creating and executing financial planning and management strategies, non-profit and School environment experience desired

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Outstanding leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively and proactively with all members of the community, the Head of School, and the Board of Trustees.

  • Successfully pass background checks required by the School.

 

COMPENSATION:

Salary range $130,000-$185,000—dependent on qualifications and experience. This is a fully benefited position including medical, dental and vision insurance, 403b match, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance, and vacation/sick leave.

 

CHARACTERISTICS OF PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE

Members of the BCD Administrative Leadership Team:

  • Model balance, are deeply curious, and share their interests within and outside of School

  • Believe leadership is a privilege; we act with integrity, transparency, and dedication in our service to others.

  • Create and nurture a joyful, authentic, and balanced environment for faculty, staff, students, and families

  • Cultivate trust; we are accountable and embody vulnerability, kindness, and respect

  • Have a growth mindset; we are strategic, tactical, visionary, and proactive

  • Support and encourage risk-taking and innovation in the pursuit of excellence

  • Recognize strength in diversity; we actively foster a safe and equitable community

 

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Commitment

Boulder Country Day School recognizes and values all forms of diversity and is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment which honors each member for their individual differences, experiences and strengths. Our intentional commitment to embracing and exploring issues of diversity, equity and inclusivity in support of social justice affords the freedom for all members of our School community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals.

 

BCD’s CFO follows a full year School schedule and calendar. All interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three appropriate references to [email protected]

 

Operations Manager

May 2, 2022 - June 15, 2022

The Montessori Academy of Colorado is seeking an Operations Manager. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative position. The Operations Manager is a member of the Leadership Team and is an integral part of MAC. This position requires a solution-oriented mindset, positive attitude, flexibility, and a strong commitment to do whatever it takes to get the job done right.

Director of Annual Giving

April 29, 2022 - May 31, 2022

The Director of Annual Giving leads and grows the Kent Denver Fund

Upper School Math Teacher

April 28, 2022

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 535 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks an exceptional math teacher for Upper School starting August 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.

Instrumental Music Faculty

April 19, 2022 - May 31, 2022

 *2022-2023*

 

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 fine arts department, and is responsible for teaching instrumental classes to students in 9-12 grade. 

 

General Duties:

  • Teach 4 sections of music.
  • Serve as a collaborative team member of the Fine Arts 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 music department and work to stay current with best teaching practices.

 

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:

  • Ability to develop a constructive, learning-centered teacher/student rapport with teenagers from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • Stay current with trends in music education, and best practices centered on project-based learning with emphasis on inquiry and student-driven learning.
  • 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 and collaboratively, 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 music; 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.
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination/or evidence vaccination is in process.  The school will make reasonable accommodations for applicants who require a medical or religious exemption.
  • 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:  $36,000 - $42,000 depending on experience and degrees

Benefits

  • Beautiful campus setting and supportive community
  • Campus housing
  • Dining hall
  • Ongoing professional development and major PD grants
  • Athletic Center and facilities
  • Student travel opportunities
  • Tuition remission for full-time faculty children
  • Group health plan
  • Term life insurance policy
  • Long-Term disability insurance
  • Retirement Plan

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 music 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]

 

 

 

Accounting Manager

April 18, 2022

The Accounting Manager is primarily responsible for the monthly close cycle, account analysis and reconciliation, and day-to-day responsibilities.