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History Faculty

March 17, 2021

Fountain Valley School is a co-ed, college-preparatory boarding/day school enrolling 230 students in grades 9-12. Founded in 1930, the School provides a rigorous, global curriculum in academics, arts, athletics and the outdoors in a diverse community to develop young adults who are courageous, open-minded, self-reliant, curious, and compassionate. This position reports directly to the chair of the History department, and is responsible for teaching History classes to students in 9-12 grade. 

 

General Duties:

  • Teach 4 sections of history
  • Serve as a collaborative team member of the History 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 History department

 

Other Duties:

  • Coach two seasons of athletics/afternoon activities
  • Serve as an adviser to approximately six students
  • Participate in a class level retreat along with other faculty members
  • Participate in committees as assigned
  • Participate in co-leading an Interim trip (Spring experiential learning trip)
  • Serve as a member of a weekend and weeknight duty team (1 weeknight a week, and 9 weekends a year)

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Stay current with trends in History education
  • Ability to work with individuals in a courteous and professional manner
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate in a team environment
  • Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, self-directed and punctual
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple tasks at one time
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in LMS Blackbaud OnCampus and Google Educational Suite Apps preferred

           

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with a major in History; advanced degree and experience with classroom teaching and working with students and adults in an independent boarding/day school environment preferred.

 

Working Conditions

  • Environment: office and indoor classroom working with some outdoor events
  • Physical demands: able to sit and stand for at least 8 hours per day; must be able to lift 40 lb.
  • Attendance at certain community events will be required
  • Working relationships: students, parents, outside vendors, and all other employees 

 

Salary Range:  $35,000 - $42,000 depending on experience and degrees

 

Culture:

FVS’ Core Values are courage, open-mindedness, self-reliance, curiosity, and compassion. FVS supports a culture of communication and collaboration with the intent of creating an environment of predictability and support for our students, parents, and colleagues.  FVS employees celebrate diversity, participate fully in the school community, embrace the power of the prairie, the peaks, and the history 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]

 

The Science Teacher at Friends School is responsible for working with the teachers and students in fourth through eight grade. They are responsible for the science instruction of the children, developing curriculum, and fostering experiential learning. In addition, they care for and maintain the science equipment and lab spaces. The Science Teacher is responsible for cultivating a community of learners in the classroom who respect and care for one another. The Science Teacher works collaboratively with the classroom and specialist teachers and administrators, and participates fully in the life of the school.
Friends seeks a Program Coordinator and Registrar who possesses a passion for education, exemplary organizational skills, an alignment with Friends School mission, a commitment to diversity, social justice & service learning and a demonstration of cultural competency. This position is ideal for a person looking to develop their leadership skills.
Salary/Benefits:

The pay range for this hourly position is $20.00 - $28.00. St. Mary’s Academy provides excellent
benefits, including medical, dental, and life insurance, retirement, paid time off, tuition remission,
and opportunities for professional development.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume with the subject line, “HS
Administrative Assistant to,” [email protected] No calls, please.

Part-Time Theater Director

March 16, 2021 - April 6, 2021

Theater Director

The Denver Waldorf School (DWS) seeks a qualified candidate to join our staff as part-time Theater Director beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. The Theater Director is a member of the high school faculty and works with students in 9th-12th grades. In addition, this individual manages and supports the organization and set-up of the theater and events taking place in our Festival Hall.
As a member of both the high school faculty and administration, the employee will be expected to share the vision of working as a servant leader, creating an environment of stability in a rhythmic, balanced, healthful way such that the high school is able to fulfill its’ mission.
Job Posting – Math Teacher/Dept Chair
Denver Jewish Day School announces the opening of a full time Math Teacher/Department Chair.

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 Math for the 2021-2022 school year. This is a full-time position that will include Department Chair responsibilities. 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 Math, 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 in Math Curricula
Experience in placing students in appropriate Math classes.
Experience as Dept. Chair

Experience: At least three years experience as a classroom teacher preferred

Salary and Benefits:
Salary range is $45,000-$60,000. 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

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])





School Counselor

March 12, 2021 - April 5, 2021

Open Position:  School Counselor K-12 or School Counselors K-5 and 6-12

Start Date:  August 2021

Hours:  The K-12 Counselor position is a full time job.  We are also open to having two part time counselors. One for grades K-5 and one for grades 6-12. Feel free to apply for either scenario but do indicate your preference. 

Requirements:

  • Licensed mental health professional

  • Master’s degree in counseling or related field  

  • Experience working in schools

  • Preferred - school counseling license

Salary & Benefits:  $25,000 for part time up to $60,000 for full time plus benefits

To apply:  Send resume and cover letter to Avi Halzel, Head of School/CEO, at [email protected].  Contact Avi Halzel if you have questions about the position. 

Position Summary:

  • The school counselor at DJDS is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating the counseling program for grades K-12 (or K-5 and 6-12).  

  • The school counselor provides brief individual and group counseling, classroom presentations and consultation with families and staff to meet the social, emotional and academic needs of students and the larger school community.  

  • The school counselor assists with the coordination of health curriculum and preventive programming for all grades.  

  • The school counselor assists with resources and referrals and collaborates to interpret data and test results for students.  

  • The school counselor consults with teachers, conducts classroom observations and assists in creating behavioral strategies and plans for students when needed.

  • The school counselor is responsible for knowing school crisis protocol, risk assessment and also supervises a counseling intern every year.

  • The school counselor is held to high ethical and legal standards dictated by the profession and attends the ACIS counselor’s forum to stay connected to the wider private school community.

7th grade English Faculty

March 10, 2021 - April 20, 2021

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 529 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 107-acre campus, seeks an exceptional English teacher for seventh grade starting August 1, 2021. Previous classroom experience is required, and a graduate degree is preferred. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.  


Dawson School Mission Statement

Dawson School is dedicated to excellence of mind, body, and character. We prepare students through challenging and relevant learning, to become creative, resilient problem-solvers who bring their best to the world. 


Professional Qualifications

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

  • 3+ years of teaching experience required

  • Demonstrated classroom management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Personal warmth and friendliness

  • An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility

  • Ability to include technology elements into all aspects of instruction

  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters


Personal Qualities

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with all school constituencies

  • Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity

  • Communicate (orally and in writing) effectively with all school constituencies

  • Collaborate and work positively as a member of a team


Duties

  • Report to Director of Middle School

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

  • Serve as Advisor

  • Participate in class trips, clubs, and Winterim expeditions

  • Additional duties as deemed necessary by the School


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


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