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1st & 2nd Grade Teacher (English)

April 17, 2024 - August 3, 2024

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CLICK THE LINK BELOW: 

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2361210

Escuela de Guadalupe

660 Julian St.

Denver, CO 80204

(303) 964-8456

1st and 2nd Grade Head Teacher (English)

Position dates:  August-June 

Position type: Full Time

Status: Exempt

Reports to:  Mariella Robledo

Contact: [email protected]

Who We Are

Escuela de Guadalupe is an innovative Catholic, dual-language PK-8 school in Denver, CO. It has been recognized locally and nationally for its academic excellence and for being financially accessible to all families.

Mission Statement

We provide an academically excellent, Catholic education in English and Spanish to cultivate the next generation of community leaders.

 

Job Description

Working at Escuela de Guadalupe includes many different responsibilities to make a small, non-tuition driven school run effectively.  As a close-knit community, we all pitch in to make this a great place to work and learn.  Therefore, this description is not intended to be all- inclusive. Specific areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities

  • Fully implement the components of dual-language instruction and create thematic units guided by an essential question for all content areas
  • Teaching will be in English)
  • Define enduring concepts, knowledge, and measurable outcomes for each  unit that are shared in a syllabus with families and students at the beginning of the unit and evaluated at the end of the unit
  • Use instructional strategies that identify student learning objectives for each lesson and actively incorporate learning strategy, modeling, and instruction in every lesson
  • Respect classroom-specific language model
  • Carefully plan and deliver lessons that incorporate diverse perspectives, history and literature from around the world.
  • Actively support the evaluation plan across all academic areas, including formative and summative evaluation to assure maximum student progress.
  • Extend classroom learning to well designed daily homework which is actively applied to the classroom learning the following day.
  • Collaborate and plan with a teammate, teaching assistant, fellow teachers, principal, assistant principal
  • Carefully plan units and daily instruction to maximize instructional time during the day
  • Create a positive classroom environment built on intellectual rigor, accountability, success and high expectations for student achievement, risk-taking, goal-setting, actions and responsibility.
  • Maintain close communication with families
  • Faculty are expected to abide by the school calendar, arrive by 7:45 and work until 4:30, with a break for lunch and planning
  • Support the cultural, spiritual and academic goals of the school by modeling compassion, love and care for the children at all times.
  • Have the patience and positive attitude to be sure that every student has an academically rich experience and fully develops their cognitive and language abilities.
  • Contribute to an environment of enthusiasm and dedication.
  • Truly believe that every child, without exception, can excel.

Duties: supervision and attendance

  • Morning and Afternoon Supervision
  • Attend weekly PLC meetings
  • Attend all Professional Development days on the school calendar
  • Participate in the school Open House, conferences, and other school events

Expectations

  • Carry out the mission and goals of the school
  • Build positive compassionate professional relationships and communication with other employees, students, and families in the school 
  • Support the events that build community
  • Actively participate in ongoing dialogue about liberating education that works to change the status quo of the larger community
  • Incorporate themes of social justice within the classroom instruction and how groups of people working together can create positive social change
  • Empower students with a strong knowledge base and language skills to debate and challenge social injustices and current events
  • Uses excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Approaches responsibilities and challenges with a creative and energetic attitude
  • Possesses strong moral values and internal discipline

Embrace Dual Language model

  • Model language acquisition, language nuances, vocabulary usage, and grammatical fluency for students.
  • Value the integrity of both Spanish and English as tools for reasoning, problem-solving, communication and intellect.  
  • Model a respect for cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Respect that all employees, students and families are at different levels of language learning

Embrace and Teach Catholic Religion

  • Apply knowledge of the Catholic faith to guide students in their study of Catholic religion and how they apply their faith to their decisions and actions in school and in the community.
  • Teach and model how Catholic virtues play a role in bringing peace and justice to ourselves and others.
  • Incorporate the study of Catholic religion, liturgy, prayer, and song in daily rituals and religious education
  • Prepare the students for weekly mass according to the mass calendar 
  • Prepare students for the sacrament of Reconciliation
  • Be willing to take classes/trainings provided by the Archdiocese to be able to teach religion

Compensation

Financial and Benefits

  • Competitive pay scale and benefits compensation commensurate with education and experience. 
  • Professional development including staff development, conferences, specialized training and education
  • Tuition remittance for teacher’s children enrolled at Escuela de Guadalupe ($1,000 annual tuition)
  • Medical and Dental benefits
  • Retirement plan – 403b (once plan requirements have been met)

Work Environment and Community

  • Small staff and tight knit community 
  • Direct contact with supervisors and families regularly
  • Community that respects both English and Spanish and the different levels of proficiency each employee, family member, or student may have
  • Opportunity for adults to enhance our own second language skills within a dual language environment
  • Environment in which one can live and continue to enhance their faith
  • Small class size and low student to teacher ratio

To apply or for more information please go to www.escuelaguadalupe.org/join-our-team 

Requirements

 

Skills and Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience and a degree in Education or related field.
  • Excellent language skills in the specific component in which he/she will be teaching English
  • Working knowledge of second language acquisition, bilingual and dual-language education, as well as the methodology of sheltered language instructional strategies.
  • Authentic support of culturally rich and linguistically diverse learning communities.
  • Open to working in a Catholic environment and respecting the Catholic faith.
  • Practicing Catholic Faith and being able to teach religion.
    • Be willing to take classes/trainings provided by the Archdiocese to be able to teach religion 
  • Working knowledge of technology and educational platforms used for teaching and learning.
  • Willingness to learn new curriculums, technology systems, and software practices for dual-language acquisition and linguistically diverse learners and the motivation to implement this learning to make a difference in the classroom.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and develop effective interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, adapt to changing priorities, manage time and meet deadlines.
  • Successful completion of CBI and FBI background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years+ teaching experience in subject or related field
  • Experience teaching in the subject or grade level of this position
  • Experience teaching in a dual-language environment
  • Knowledge of a variety of curriculums and assessment types, as well as current educational philosophies
  • Working knowledge of computer hardware like computers, tablets, projectors and smartboards
  • Degree, certification, or training in dual-language or linguistically diverse education
Salary Description
$49,430-$81,096 based on education and experience

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CLICK THE LINK BELOW: 

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2361210

 

6th-8th Grade Technology Teacher (English)

April 17, 2024 - August 3, 2024

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CLICK THE LINK BELOW: 

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2361535

Escuela de Guadalupe

660 Julian St.

Denver, CO 80204

(303) 964-8456

6th-8th Grade Technology Teacher (English)

Position dates:  August-June 

Position type: Part Time

Status: Exempt

Reports to:  Mariella Robledo

Contact: [email protected]

Who We Are

Escuela de Guadalupe is an innovative Catholic, dual-language PK-8 school in Denver, CO. It has been recognized locally and nationally for its academic excellence and for being financially accessible to all families.

Mission Statement

We provide an academically excellent, Catholic education in English and Spanish to cultivate the next generation of community leaders.

 

Job Description

Working at Escuela de Guadalupe includes many different responsibilities to make a small, non-tuition driven school run effectively.  As a close-knit community, we all pitch in to make this a great place to work and learn.  Therefore, this description is not intended to be all- inclusive. Specific areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities

  • Fully implement the components of dual-language instruction and create thematic units guided by an essential question for  Technology
  • Teaching will be in English)
  • Middle School Technology instruction (6th-8th):
    • Collaborate with the Educational Technologist to create, plan, and implement thematic units for Technology for class once per week, per grade 
      • Plan projects for students to be able to demonstrate their technology skills
      • Support or collaborate with other classroom teachers to create and implement co-curricular projects that require students to apply their technology learning
    • Define enduring concepts, knowledge, and measurable outcomes for each  unit that are shared in a syllabus with families and students at the beginning of the unit and evaluated at the end of the unit
    • Use instructional strategies that identify student learning objectives for each lesson and actively incorporate learning strategy, modeling, and instruction in every lesson
    • Respect classroom-specific language model
    • Actively support the evaluation plan across all academic areas, including formative and summative evaluation to assure maximum student progress.
    • Extend classroom learning to well designed daily homework which is actively applied to the classroom learning the following day.
    • Collaborate and plan with a teammate, teaching assistant, fellow teachers, principal, assistant principal
    • Carefully plan units and daily instruction to maximize instructional time during the day
    • Create a positive classroom environment built on intellectual rigor, accountability, success and high expectations for student achievement, risk-taking, goal-setting, actions and responsibility.
    • Maintain close communication with families
    • Faculty are expected to abide by the school calendar, arrive by 7:45 and work until 4:30, with a break for lunch and planning
    • Support the cultural, spiritual and academic goals of the school by modeling compassion, love and care for the children at all times.
    • Have the patience and positive attitude to be sure that every student has an academically rich experience and fully develops their cognitive and language abilities.
    • Contribute to an environment of enthusiasm and dedication.
    • Truly believe that every child, without exception, can excel.

Duties: supervision and attendance

  • Attend weekly PLC meetings
  • Attend all Professional Development days on the school calendar
  • Participate in the school Open House, parent conferences and other school events

Expectations

  • Carry out the mission and goals of the school
  • Build positive compassionate professional relationships and communication with other employees, students, and families in the school 
  • Support the events that build community
  • Actively participate in ongoing dialogue about liberating education that works to change the status quo of the larger community
  • Incorporate themes of social justice within the classroom instruction and how groups of people working together can create positive social change
  • Empower students with a strong knowledge base and language skills to debate and challenge social injustices and current events
  • Uses excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Approaches responsibilities and challenges with a creative and energetic attitude
  • Possesses strong moral values and internal discipline

Embrace Dual Language model

  • Model language acquisition, language nuances, vocabulary usage, and grammatical fluency for students.
  • Value the integrity of both Spanish and English as tools for reasoning, problem-solving, communication and intellect.  
  • Model a respect for cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Respect that all employees, students and families are at different levels of language learning

Respect Catholic Religion

  • Respect the Catholic faith and the religious practices that happen daily and weekly
  • Prepare the students for assigned dates of masses

Compensation

Financial and Benefits

  • Competitive pay scale and benefits compensation commensurate with education and experience. 
  • Professional development including staff development, conferences, specialized training and education
  • Tuition remittance for teacher’s children enrolled at Escuela de Guadalupe ($1,000 annual tuition)

Work Environment and Community

  • Small staff and tight knit community 
  • Direct contact with supervisors and families regularly
  • Community that respects both English and Spanish and the different levels of proficiency each employee, family member, or student may have
  • Opportunity for adults to enhance our own second language skills within a dual language environment
  • Environment in which one can live and continue to enhance their faith
  • Small class size and low student to teacher ratio

To apply or for more information please go to www.escuelaguadalupe.org/join-our-team 

Requirements

 

Skills and Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience and a degree in Education or related field.
  • Excellent language skills in the specific component in which he/she will be teaching English
  • Working knowledge of second language acquisition, bilingual and dual-language education, as well as the methodology of sheltered language instructional strategies.
  • Authentic support of culturally rich and linguistically diverse learning communities.
  • Open to working in a Catholic environment and respecting the Catholic faith. 
  • Excellent knowledge of technology and educational platforms used for teaching and learning.
  • Willingness to learn new curriculums, technology systems, and software practices for dual-language acquisition and linguistically diverse learners and the motivation to implement this learning to make a difference in the classroom.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and develop effective interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, adapt to changing priorities, manage time and meet deadlines.
  • Successful completion of CBI and FBI background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years+ teaching experience in subject or related field
  • Experience teaching in the subject or grade level of this position
  • Experience teaching in a dual-language environment
  • Knowledge of a variety of curriculums and assessment types, as well as current educational philosophies
  • Working knowledge of computer hardware like computers, tablets, projectors and smartboards
  • Degree, certification, or training in dual-language or linguistically diverse education
Salary Description
$24,715-$40,548 based on education and experience

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CLICK THE LINK BELOW: 

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2361535

4th and 5th Grade Interventionist (Bilingual)

April 17, 2024 - August 3, 2024

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CLICK THE LINK BELOW: 

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2361015

Escuela de Guadalupe

660 Julian St.

Denver, CO 80204

(303) 964-8456

4th and 5th Interventionist (Bilingual)

Position dates:  August-June 

Position type: Full Time

Status: Exempt

Reports to:  Mariella Robledo

Contact: [email protected]

Who We Are

Escuela de Guadalupe is an innovative Catholic, dual-language PK-8 school in Denver, CO. It has been recognized locally and nationally for its academic excellence and for being financially accessible to all families.

Mission Statement

We provide an academically excellent, Catholic education in English and Spanish to cultivate the next generation of community leaders.

  

Job Description

Working at Escuela de Guadalupe includes many different responsibilities to make a small, non-tuition driven school run effectively.  As a close-knit community, we all pitch in to make this a great place to work and learn.  Therefore, this description is not intended to be all- inclusive. Specific areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities

  • Support the head teacher with specific students by implementing the components of dual-language instruction in Math and Literacy (Teaching will be Bilingual)
  • Regularly check in  with teachers to develop lessons and learning activities for individual students to support their learning and fill any major gaps in their comprehension.  Teachers and interventionist should have regular intentional planning time, led by the teacher of record (objectives, strategies, and materials).  Planning with the teacher and Interventionist  could occur during specials or before school at 7:45 - 8:15 am.
    • While planning and collaboration with the teacher is essential, the Interventionist will be responsible for creating and utilizing materials for intervention both within the classroom and for small-group or individual settings
  • The teacher and interventionist are expected to plan and discuss student progress frequently with assessment data and evidence.
    • Interventionist should frequently assess student performance, track growth, and analyze student data to inform their interventions
    • Record anecdotal data about work with students for effective, consistent communication with the classroom teacher
  • Stay updated on current educational practices by investigating and implementing research-based and effective strategies
  • They will be in charge of communicating constantly with the teacher and families through in person meetings. They will support communication with families including during parent/family-teacher conferences, emails, phone calls, and personal conversations during their work hours.
    • They will also have regular meetings with the Principal and/or Assistant Principal to discuss student progress
  • Speak in the language of instruction and find alternative ways to support students’ understanding without translating or using the other language (visual vocabulary support, definitions, explanations in language of instruction)
  • Model questioning and language that supports complex thought development; ask students questions that help them think about the answers, rather than giving them the answers. Keep teachers informed on which students are struggling or have common misunderstandings.
  • Interventionist can lead small intervention groups based on PLC objectives and assessments in coordination with the teachers.
  • Interventionist will be a support in the classes with the students while the teachers are doing the instruction. Depending on the need, they can support students during class or pull them out at other times. They will need to share the information about how the students are progressing. 
  • Interventionist should frequently assess student performance, track growth, and analyze student data to inform their intervention 
  • In a situation where the classroom teacher is absent, the Interventionist will act as a substitute or support for the substitute for the class as they will be most informed about the current curriculum. 
  • Have the patience and positive attitude to be sure that every student has an academically rich experience and fully develops their cognitive and language abilities.
  • Truly believe that every child, without exception, can excel.
  • Supervise lunch, recess and snack times
    • Monitor students’ well-being and safety during the teacher’s break times.
    • Support positive social interactions and Restorative Justice  problem-solving strategies with students
    • Model the values of our school culture throughout the day and during interactions with students, teachers and families.

Expectations

  • Carry out the mission and goals of the school
  • Build positive compassionate professional relationships and communication with staff, students, and families in the school 
  • Support the events that build community
  • Actively participate in ongoing dialogue about liberating education that works to change the status quo of the larger community
  • Incorporate themes of social justice within the classroom instruction and how groups of people working together can create positive social change
  • Empower students with a strong knowledge base and language skills to debate and challenge social injustices and current events
  • All Faculty are expected to abide by the school calendar, arrive by 7:45 and work until 4:30, with a break for lunch and planning.

Duties: supervision and attendance

  • Morning and Afternoon Supervision
  • Lunch and Recess Supervision
  • Snack Supervision
  • Attend weekly PLC meetings
  • Attend all Professional Development days on the school calendar
  • Participate in the school Open House, conferences, and other school events 

Embrace Dual Language model

  • Respect classroom-specific language model
  • Help plan and deliver lessons in learning environments that are clearly and firmly defined by language of instruction 
  • Model language acquisition, language nuances, vocabulary usage, and grammatical fluency for students
  • Value the integrity of both Spanish and English as tools for reasoning, problem-solving, communication and intellect.  
  • Model a respect for cultural and linguistic diversity

Respect Catholic Religion

  • Open to working in a Catholic Environment
  • Respect the Catholic faith and the religious practices that happen daily and weekly
  • Prepare the students for assigned dates of masses 

Compensation

Financial and Benefits

  • Competitive pay scale and benefits compensation commensurate with experience. 
  • Professional development including staff development, conferences, specialized training and education
  • Tuition remittance for teacher’s children enrolled at Escuela de Guadalupe ($1,000 annual tuition)
  • Medical and Dental benefits
  • Retirement plan – 403b (once plan requirements have been met)

Work Environment and Community

  • Small staff and tight knit community 
  • Direct contact with supervisors and families regularly
  • Community that respects both English and Spanish and the different levels of proficiency each employee, family member, or student may have
  • Opportunity for adults to enhance our own second language skills within a dual language environment
  • Environment in which one can live and continue to enhance their faith
  • Small class size and low student to teacher ratio

To apply or for more information please go to www.escuelaguadalupe.org/join-our-team 

Requirements

 

Skills and Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of successful intervention experience
  • Experience teaching and/or performing interventions with students 
  • Experience leading, working with, or teaching a group of children
  • Excellent language skills in the specific component in which he/she will be performing interventions Bilingual
  • Working knowledge of second language acquisition, bilingual and dual-language education, as well as the methodology of sheltered language instructional strategies.
  • Authentic support of culturally rich and linguistically diverse learning communities.
  • Open to working in a Catholic environment and respecting the Catholic faith
  • Working knowledge of technology and educational platforms used for teaching and learning.
  • Willingness to learn new curriculums, technology systems, and software practices for dual-language acquisition and linguistically diverse learners and the motivation to implement this learning to make a difference in the intervention.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and develop effective interpersonal relationships
  • Successful completion of CBI and FBI background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching license or Bachelor’s degree 
  • Excellent language skills are critical and a willingness to provide verbal interaction with students both in and out of class.  Bilingual reading, writing and speaking skills are preferred.
  • Content knowledge and enthusiasm for learning, reading and writing
  • Effective in managing and supervising students
  • Organized, flexible, and reliable
Salary Description
$49,430-$81,096 based on education and experience

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CLICK THE LINK BELOW: 

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2361015

 

Job Posting - Substitute Teachers

April 14, 2024 - June 1, 2025

Denver Jewish Day School Seeking Candidates for our Substitute Teaching Pool:
Denver Jewish Day School Lower Division seeks innovative, creative, knowledgeable substitute teachers for our Substitute Teaching Pool. Qualified candidates will have some teaching experience and a valid substitute teaching license. Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required. The ideal candidate will possess outstanding teaching skills, have experience in independent schools, be familiar with best practice in all content areas, 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 candidates with experience with a diverse population of learners, differentiated instruction and future ready teaching practices. Candidates will be positive school community members and will enjoy working collaboratively with a team and building positive relationships amongst all constituencies.

Second Grade Lead Teacher

April 12, 2024

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 535 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks an exceptional full-time Second Grade Lead Teacher starting August 1, 2024. 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 and Personal Qualifications 

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

  • 3+ years teaching experience required

  • Demonstrated classroom management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • High level of skill in teaching mathematics via concrete and abstract methods

  • Strong understanding of the science of reading and a proven ability to teach all readers using phonemic and phonological awareness 

  • 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 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

· Personal warmth and friendliness

 

Duties

· Report to Director of Lower School

· 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 $45,000-$70,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience and relevant skills. Benefits include Medical, Dental, 401k, and generous time-off.   Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume on the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), click on About at the top of the page, click on Careers, scroll to the middle of the page, click the link View Current Job Openings, and select the Second Grade Lead Teacher posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. No phone calls please.  


Dawson School Diversity Statement

Dawson is united in nurturing a culture of belonging that embraces diversity of thought, experience, identity, and passion.

Dawson actively promotes and embraces the exchange of diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds through curricular design, community involvement, and the integration of our four virtues - respect, compassion, courage, and integrity - into every aspect of our community life. It is our responsibility to provide a safe and inclusive learning environment for all members of our community, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, ability, or religion, as well as to cultivate in each student the ability to make empathetic, socially responsible decisions.

Fourth Grade Lead Teacher

April 12, 2024

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 535 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks an exceptional full-time Fourth Grade Lead Teacher starting August 1, 2024. 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 and Personal Qualifications

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

  • 3+ years teaching experience required

  • Demonstrated classroom management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • High level of skill in teaching mathematics via concrete and abstract methods

  • Strong understanding of the science of reading and a proven ability to teach all readers using phonemic and phonological awareness 

  • 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 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

  • Personal warmth and friendliness

 

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Report to Director of Lower School

  • 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 $45,000-$70,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience and relevant skills. Benefits include Medical, Dental, 401k, and generous time-off.   Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume on the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), click on About at the top of the page, click on Careers, scroll to the middle of the page, click the link View Current Job Openings, and select the Fourth Grade Lead Teacher posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. No phone calls please.  


Dawson School Diversity Statement

Dawson is united in nurturing a culture of belonging that embraces diversity of thought, experience, identity, and passion.

Dawson actively promotes and embraces the exchange of diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds through curricular design, community involvement, and the integration of our four virtues - respect, compassion, courage, and integrity - into every aspect of our community life. It is our responsibility to provide a safe and inclusive learning environment for all members of our community, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, ability, or religion, as well as to cultivate in each student the ability to make empathetic, socially responsible decisions.

 

3rd-5th Assistant Teacher

April 10, 2024 - April 26, 2024

Mackintosh Academy - Boulder, a co-educational independent school serving gifted students in grades K through 8th is seeking full-time Assistant Teachers for 3rd-5th Grades for the 2024-2025 academic year. Mackintosh Academy presents an exceptional opportunity to work with bright, dedicated, and creative students and colleagues in a highly innovative and naturally beautiful setting.

We seek a candidate who values the balance of intellectually challenging and creative programs with developmentally appropriate and research-based practices. Our excellent student-teacher ratios allow for individualized instruction and education of the whole child. We take a strengths-centered approach in offering an academically strong, child-focused and differentiated curriculum to gifted and creative children.

Position Description

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Works closely with the Lead Teacher to coordinate instruction using a variety of best curricular approaches including:

    Orton-Gillingham-based word study, writing & reading workshop using the Collaborative Literacy curriculum, conceptual and manipulative-based math programming via Illustrative Mathematics curriculum, inquiry-based/hands-on science, and integrated and thematic social studies.

  • Supports the coordination of IB planning and implementation via a highly collaborative relationship with other grade levels, specialist teachers, and curriculum coordinators.

  • Facilitates the social and emotional development of the students. Key components of our daily life include: morning meetings, class meetings, service and leadership opportunities, class and school-wide agreements, rituals, routines, and all-school gatherings.

  • Implements a variety of instructional and assessment methods including integrated use of educational technology, design-thinking, experiential education, and project-based learning.

  • Maintains effective communication with families, colleagues, and administration.

  • Participates fully in staff meetings and retreats.

  • Supports the overall mission of Mackintosh Academy.

Credentials / Salary / Benefits

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Masters preferred. Experience in gifted education and/or International Baccalaureate programs is a plus.

  • Salary range: $44,000- $53,000 (Our scale represents teaching experience ranging from 0-10 years.)

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, vision, dental, life insurance, 401k/401k-Roth retirement, sick leave, and paid time off.

Application

Please send/email cover letter, resume´, statement of educational philosophy, and supporting materials to [email protected], Attn: Alice Murphy, Lower School Assistant Teacher. The application deadline for this position is April 26.

Mackintosh Academy - Boulder is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial and marital status, age, socio-economic status or disability. Mackintosh Academy - Boulder is committed to fostering justice, equity, diversity and inclusion among our employees, school community and beyond. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply and are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive workplace that promotes a sense of belonging for all. We encourage you to read the school’s BeJEDI Commitment Statement on our website.

For more information about Mackintosh Academy, visit our website at mackboulder.com.

Development Officer

April 8, 2024 - April 30, 2024

Rivendell School seeks an experienced Development Officer to join our community.  At Rivendell, we believe every child and every team member is unique. We take an individualized approach to education which focuses on the progress of each child rather than on the class average.  We are a long-standing, independent, tuition funded elementary and preschool, in Fort Collins, Colorado. 

Our diverse and inclusive environment is a big part of what makes the Rivendell experience so unique and enriching. At Rivendell School, we prioritize creating an inclusive environment where every individual feels valued and respected. We recognize the importance of embracing diversity and engaging with multiple perspectives. Our focus is on building cultural bridges and empowering our students to develop their heads, hearts, and hands. We believe in co-responsibility, where each member of our community plays a vital role in fostering a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for all. 

Rivendell provides a comprehensive package of total value: 

  • Estimated base pay will vary depending on experience / part-time / 12 months per year

  • 401k plan and potential employer match 

  • 7 PTO days/hours

  • Tuition remuneration (tuition and summer camp discounts)

  • 20 plus paid holidays

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance (effective in your 2nd month of employment)

  • Additional compensation for extended care, enrichment camp, summer camp and stipend-based opportunities

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage

  • Life Insurance AD&D

  • Professional Development annual funding

  • HRA and/or HSA employer contribution

About the role: 

The Development Officer (DO) plays a pivotal role in advancing Rivendell's mission through diverse funding streams. The DO is the school's fundraising strategist, a leader in donor cultivation best practices and drives the implementation of all fundraising.  The position raises funds and builds donor relationships that will be used to advance Rivendell's mission and philosophy. The position manages all fundraising and advancement programs including major and planned giving, annual fund, alumni and parent engagement, and donor stewardship.

What you will be doing: 

  • Represent and demonstrate Rivendell's core values, mission and philosophy in all aspects of Development and Advancement activities.

  • Develop and execute an annual plan to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donor prospects at all giving levels; expanding the school’s fundraising capacity.

  • Track results and provide accurate reports on revenue generation and relevant development expenses; communicate to Board as needed.

  • Own all aspects of events related to fundraising, donar awareness, parent fundraising, etc.; also attend other school events and meetings as necessary (some outside standard school hours).

  • Works with Marketing and Communications team members to create strategic and tailored outreach to the broader Rivendell and Northern Colorado community; may include social media, print and digital materials, event promotions, advancement webpages, etc.

What we are looking for: 

  • Ability to lead successful efforts with fundraising, public relations, and alumni relations.

  • Ability to lead in a diverse environment, specifically upholding Rivendell values related to Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity.

  • Understanding of the independent school landscape and corresponding fundraising climate within the Northern Colorado region.

  • Understanding of prospective funding source motivations and barriers to be overcome.

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive both in a team environment as well as working autonomously; capable of self-motivation and follow-through.

  • Ability to educate all stakeholders (team members, board, parents, community, etc) on the 'why and how' behind philanthropy.

  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated success in development, advancement and fundraising initiatives.

  • Development, advancement and fundraising experience ideally in a mission driven, independent school environment or a non-profit organization.

  • Bachelor degree not required but education preferred in communication, sales, business management or education.

Salary Range: $65,000-$81,000  12 month position 3/4 time. 

Please note this job description is not a comprehensive list of activities, duties, and responsibilities required of this position. For more information on Rivendell School, including how to apply, please visit https://www.rivendell-school.org/about-us/employment/ or send email to [email protected] with any questions.  Application window is anticipated to close on or around April 30th.

Rivendell School seeks an Younger Kids Teacher Assistant (PreK-Kindergarten)  person to join our community.  At Rivendell, we believe every child and every team member is unique. We take an individualized approach to education which focuses on the progress of each child rather than on the class average.  We are a long-standing, independent, tuition funded elementary and preschool, in Fort Collins, Colorado. 

Our diverse and inclusive environment is a big part of what makes the Rivendell experience so unique and enriching. At Rivendell School, we prioritize creating an inclusive environment where every individual feels valued and respected. We recognize the importance of embracing diversity and engaging with multiple perspectives. Our focus is on building cultural bridges and empowering our students to develop their heads, hearts, and hands. We believe in co-responsibility, where each member of our community plays a vital role in fostering a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for all.

Rivendell provides a comprehensive package of total value: 

  • Estimated base pay will vary depending on qualifications / Full-time / 9 months per year

  • 401k plan and potential employer match

  • 7 PTO days/hours

  • Tuition remuneration (tuition and summer camp discounts)

  • 20 plus paid holidays

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance (effective in the 2nd month of employment)

  • Additional compensation for extended care, enrichment camp, summer camp and stipend-based opportunities

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage

  • Life Insurance AD&D

  • Professional Development annual funding

  • HRA and/or HSA employer contribution

About the role: 

The Educational Support Instructional position is responsible for assisting the early childhood teacher with implementing instruction and/or reinforcing learning skills in one-on-one, small and/or large groups of children (Younger Kid's, PreK/Kindergarten). Additionally, the position will assist with assessing students, preparing classroom materials, completing paperwork, maintaining files, documenting student achievement and/or monitoring students. Finally, the position may provide supervision for children in a variety of settings.

What you will be doing: 

  • Assist the classroom early childhood teacher with implementing instructional plans.

  • Both within the classroom environment as well as in one-off working sessions, serve as a resource to facilitate one-to-one or small group sessions with students. 

  • Leveraging Rivendell curriculum where appropriate, prepare and print materials for Teachers; completing paperwork and maintaining files as needed.

  • Provide social and emotional support for children.

  • Monitor students in classroom and during, recess, on field trips, in parking lot, etc.

What we are looking for:

  • Ability to adapt school curriculum to meet the needs of all children (age and ability).

  • Ability to effectively organize and manage subject specific teaching materials (examples - books, worksheets, manipulatives).

  • Ability to facilitate a safe and secure environment for children; ensure children are supervised at all times.

  • Ability to interact effectively with children of all ages; communicating in ways for which children understand.

  • Required: One year of related experience. 

  • Preferred: Experience with content instruction with students in a classroom setting.

  • Required: Completed continuing education coursework or credentials (post high school), relevant to topical area of instruction 

  • Preferred: Bachelor Degree (any discipline) and valid Colorado Teaching license

Salary Range: $33,000-$42,000

Please note this job description is not a comprehensive list of activities, duties, and responsibilities required of this position. For more information on Rivendell School, including how to apply, please visit https://www.rivendell-school.org/about-us/employment/ or send email to [email protected] with any questions.  Application window is anticipated to close on or around April 30th, 2023 (approximately).

Rivendell School seeks a Younger Kids Elementary Teacher (Kinder/Pre-K combined) to join our community. At Rivendell, we believe every child and every team member is unique. We take an individualized approach to education which focuses on the progress of each child rather than on the class average. We are a long-standing, independent, tuition funded elementary and preschool, in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Our diverse and inclusive environment is a big part of what makes the Rivendell experience so unique and enriching. At Rivendell School, we prioritize creating an inclusive environment where every individual feels valued and respected. We recognize the importance of embracing diversity and engaging with multiple perspectives. Our focus is on building cultural bridges and empowering our students to develop their heads, hearts, and hands. We believe in co-responsibility, where each member of our community plays a vital role in fostering a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for all.