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Reports to: Elementary Head           Status: Full Time 
Start date: August, 2022

For nearly 30 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.


Benefits:

  • Medical with a Health Savings Account, vision and dental insurance

  • Dependent Care Assistance through our 125 flexible spending plan

  • Life insurance as well as both short and long-term disability for you

  • BCD currently matches your contribution to our 403b retirement plan up to 5% of your salary

  • Vacation/sick time plus 4 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break

  • Salary starting at $32,000, dependent on experience

BCD kindergarten assistant teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work in collaboration with lead teachers in BCD’s kindergarten classes;

  • Provide a stimulating, creative and an appropriately challenged or appropriately differentiated educational environment, including opportunities for children to develop cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. 

  • Use best practices regarding student-centered instruction, collaboration, and authentic assessment;

  • Participate in ongoing training in literacy, differentiation, and other appropriate topics;

  • Provide regular and thorough communication to all BCD constituencies (students, parents, and colleagues);

  • Support enrollment and retention by assisting with tours, events, and other school outreach; and

  • Perform other duties as directed by the Head of School.


The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated passion for teaching elementary school children;

  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education or coursework in early childhood education with a degree in another field; 

  • Verifiable experience working with children;

  • Experience teaching in an early childhood setting;

  • Knowledge of or background in independent schools;

  • Ability to differentiate within each class;

  • Flexibility, ability to work with change, and strengths in innovation; and

  • Effective communication skills.


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 kindergarten assistant teachers follow the normal faculty 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]



School Nurse

April 12, 2022

Reports to: Head of School
Status: Full-time, Hourly

Start date: August 1, 2022


Benefits: 

  • Medical with an HSA, vision and dental insurance

  • Flexible spending plan for dependent care

  • Life insurance, short and long-term disability 

  • 403b retirement plan – BCD matches up to 5% of the employee contribution

  • Vacation/sick time plus 4 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break

  • $30-$40 an hour, dependent on experience

For over 30 years Boulder Country Day School has been at the forefront of education in the Boulder Valley. The hallmarks of our school - community, character, academic engagement, 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.


BCD seeks a School Nurse to start at the beginning of the 2022-23 school year. The nurse will support the health and wellness of all students in grades PS - 8, as well as all school employees. The nurse will report to the Head of School. The ideal candidate must be a thoughtful and compassionate healthcare provider who is able to handle a busy Health Room. This role requires a nurse who is collaborative, detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to multitask. While we envision the majority of the nursing hours on campus, the flexibility to answer calls and respond to COVID questions in the evening (not to exceed 40 hours weekly) is critical.  Additionally, the nurse must be an effective communicator, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and school personnel. As a member of our multidisciplinary team, the nurse delivers health services for students in a timely manner; offers assessment and medical referral; educates the community on important health issues; identifies health problems; collaborates with parents, primary care physicians,, and teachers to develop student healthcare plans; and ensures the safety and health of the community. BCD is particularly interested in candidates with experience in school health, pediatrics, and community health. An ideal candidate is technologically savvy in order to manage the online systems that communicate and distribute medical information.


The ideal candidate for this position will:


  • Have a current nursing license and participate in annual professional training specific to the field of nursing.

  • Possess a welcoming, friendly and outgoing manner both in person and on the phone

  • Maintain a highly professional work environment

  • Work successfully with varied constituencies, including students, faculty and staff, guardians, and visitors

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Be highly organized, value attention to detail, and possess the ability to follow through to meet deadlines and commitments

  • Be able to multitask in a public working environment

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Demonstrate punctuality, timeliness, and strong work ethic in all areas

  • Possess the characteristics of empathy, innovation, and problem solver

  • Be assigned other duties as needed by the Head of School


Responsibilities Include:


  • General

    • Meet with and act as liaison with Colorado Children’s School Nurse Consultant on a regular basis and contact parents for updates on paperwork or medications as necessary.

    • Monitor mediations to ensure all necessary paperwork (Health Care Plans, medication forms, immunization forms) are completed and appropriately distributed. 

    • Participate in medication training and all mandatory trainings for nurses who work with licensed preschool programs in the State of Colorado.

    • Must maintain current CPR certification.

    • Assist the Head of School and Administrative team with the development and maintenance of school health policies and work collaboratively with nurse/med professionals at other ACIS and local schools.

    • Provide employees support and training for CPR, medication delegation, severe allergy response, etc.

    • Liaison between the State and the Preschool Division Head to ensure health standards for licensing. 

    • Support ALT crisis team in the event of medical emergencies.


  • Health Care

    • Provide general first aid, emergency care, and administration of medication for students, employees, and guests, including collaboration with families.

    • Act as a medication delegator in partnership with Children’s Hospital Health Nurse Consultant.

    • Maintain school medical forms and databases (SNAP) for all students PS - 8th grade, updating throughout the school year.

    • Coordinate the acquisition of supplies and materials necessary to efficiently run the Health Office, and maintain proper inventory of health supplies, and classroom emergency backpacks.

    • Prepare First Aid supplies, medical forms, and medications for school field trips.


  • COVID Support

  • Act as the primary liaison with Boulder County Public Health and CDPHE

  • Liaison with families and employees regarding COVID testing, isolation, quarantine, and return to learn.

  • Work with the Administrative Assistant, to manage databases of student and staff health information related to COVID-19.

  • Coordinate and support biweekly in-school COVID testing effort.


  • School-Wide Wellness

    • Work with the ALT and the Human Resources department to determine wellness goals for the employees each year. Could include:

      • Survey of employees

      • Managing wellness budget and hiring consultations/contract for mindfulness, massage, coffee days, etc…

    • Review school lunch options from a nutritional perspective

    • Coordinate Child Sexual Assault training for students with local and regional providers

    • Consult or teach some/all of health curriculum for 5th - 8th 

    • Establish and maintain a comprehensive health program for students, parents, and employees of BCD


Qualifications

Qualified candidates hold a Bachelor's degree in nursing and CPR certification from the American Heart Association. The school nurse must be a registered nurse (RN) or a licensed practical nurse (LPN) with a current CO license. Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any boosters recommended and available to the general public, absent eligibility for medical or religious exemptions.


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. 

The school nurse must be available on campus from 7:30-4:00PM each day when school is in session and available as needed in the evenings, on the weekends, and during school breaks/closures. There may be some responsibilities over the summer including review of annual student health records, procurement of health room supplies, and general school year preparation.  Salary is competitive and based on experience. All interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three appropriate references to [email protected]

 

Lower Elementary Assistant/Associate Teacher

April 12, 2022 - June 30, 2023

MSE is seeking an Assistant or Associate Teacher to join our well-established Lower Elementary team. 

Assistant Teachers maintain and contribute to an exceptional learning environment. Duties include preparing and maintaining the classroom environment, creating materials, giving individual and small group lessons as directed by the Lead Teacher, helping with classroom management, supervising the playground, checking student work, attending to the logistical aspects of the classroom, and aiding the Lead Teacher in evaluating student progress. The ideal candidate for the position would also be able to adapt to an online learning environment if needed. In addition, Assistant Teachers participate fully in the life of the school. This includes attending faculty meetings and collaborating with a team in a mission-driven environment.

Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree, experience working with children, and having upper or lower elementary Montessori certification or experience with the Montessori philosophy. An ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and excellent communication and organizational skills. Candidates should demonstrate a willingness to be challenged and to grow professionally.

Associate Teachers are responsible for supporting a classroom and the overall student experience that embodies the MSE mission. The Associate Teacher plans and implements areas of academic and organizational aspects of the classroom. These responsibilities include planning curriculum, teaching a variety of subjects, developing and participating in classroom management plans, observing and assessing student progress, and working to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of the students. Associate Teachers support parent-teacher conferences and write aspects of the student reports. In addition, Associate Teachers participate fully in the life of the school. This includes attending faculty meetings, conferring with colleagues regarding curriculum and teaching strategies, and planning field studies and overnight trips.

Minimum qualifications include an AMS or AMI certification and an undergraduate degree. An ideal candidate has a strong work ethic and is a responsible leader who works well with others. Candidates would demonstrate willingness to be challenged and to grow professionally, the ability to collaborate, a positive attitude, and excellent communication and organizational skills.

Benefits:
?  Competitive, independent school salaries MSE’s Salary Bands
?  Full benefits package including healthcare, PTO and retirement Benefits At a Glance
?  Extensive, professional development opportunities
?  Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori Certifications
?  Tuition remission opportunities for MSE enrolled students of staff

Salary:

Compensation is commensurate with experience and education.

Annual salary: $30k-$45k

MSE is an equal opportunity employer. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and references to Meghan Phillilps, Lower School Division Head, at [email protected]

Reports to: Preschool Director                             

Status: Full-time, salaried, includes benefits 

Start date: August 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.


Benefits:


  • Medical with a Health Savings Account, vision and dental insurance

  • Dependent Care Assistance through our 125 flexible spending plan

  • Life insurance as well as both short and long-term disability for you

  • BCD currently matches your contribution to our 403b retirement plan up to 5% of your salary

  • Vacation/sick time plus 4 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break

  • Salary starting at $31,500, dependent on experience 


BCD’s preschool assistant teacher responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Homeroom assistant teacher in BCD’s preschool division;

  • Provide a stimulating, creative and an appropriately challenged or appropriately differentiated educational environment, including opportunities for children to develop cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills.

  • Use best practices regarding student-centered instruction, collaboration, and authentic assessment;

  • Participate in ongoing training in literacy, differentiation, and other appropriate topics;

  • Provide regular and thorough communication to all BCD constituencies (students, parents, and colleagues);

  • Support enrollment and retention by assisting with tours, events, and other school outreach; and

  • Perform other duties as directed by the Head of School.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated passion for teaching preschool school children;

  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education is preferred. However, coursework in early childhood education or child development in combination with verifiable experience working with children is also acceptable.

  • Applicants must meet appropriate Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) requirements/qualifications and provide all documentation as required by the State of Colorado’s Department of Early Learning. Applicants using experience (in combination with education) to qualify must have a minimum of three (3) months verifiable full time or equivalent part-time experience working with children in a similar setting.

  • Experience teaching in an early childhood setting;

  • Knowledge of or background in independent schools;

  • Ability to differentiate within each class;

  • Flexibility, ability to work with change, and strengths in innovation; and

  • Effective communication skills.

Professional Expectations – BCD Employees must:

  • Find joy in taking risks and failing forward

  • Are passionate about their work; they are optimistic about and love working in a school environment

  • Possess a strong sense of integrity; they embody and promote trust and character in our school and its community

  • Employ innovative practices in their fields; they are curious, creative, and enthusiastic

  • Are eager to collaborate with multiple constituencies, including employees, parents, students and members of the greater BCD community

  • Have a growth mindset; they are open minded, flexible, and reflective

  • Believe in and are committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community

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

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 preschool assistant teachers follow the normal faculty 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] Please note that we will respond to only to qualified applicants. 

 

Lower Division - Primary Grades Teacher

April 10, 2022 - June 9, 2023

Lower Division – Primary Grades Teacher

Denver Jewish Day School announces the opening of a full-time Lower Division primary grades (K-2) teaching 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 310 students. 


Primary Purpose and Objectives: 

Denver Jewish Day School Lower Division seeks an innovative, creative, knowledgeable teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. This is a full-time position. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of teaching experience and a valid teaching license. Master’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 skilled in early reading instruction, be comfortable employing project based learning and other student-centered approaches in 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, instructional technology, 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: Valid teaching license required, BA required, MA degree preferred 


Special Knowledge/Skills: 

  • Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Knowledge of school curriculum, standards and best practice for grades K-5

  • Knowledge of best practice in early reading instruction - Orton-Gillingham training is a plus

  • 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 

  • Experience and comfort with project based learning preferred 

 

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


Salary and Benefits:

Salary based on education and experience, starting salary range $40k-$50K. This is a full-time position and is eligible for benefits. Denver Jewish Day School offers an excellent benefits package.

 

Description:

Secular Lower Division teachers (K-5) work in a team setting typically with another secular teacher and a Hebrew/Judaic studies teacher. Homeroom classrooms typically have 18-22 students, however, students are divided into small groups for much of the day’s instruction. Lower Division teachers typically instruct in all academic areas including literacy, math, social studies, and science. Candidates are encouraged to visit our website for more information about our school community www.denverjds.org.


Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Lower Division Principal Elana Shapiro at [email protected]

 

 

Lower Division Administrative Assistant

April 10, 2022 - June 9, 2023

Lower Division Administrative Assistant 


Denver Jewish Day School is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant in the Lower Division.


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.


Responsibilities:

The LD Administrative Assistant works closely with the Lower Division Principal and Dean to help facilitate the day-to-day running of school operations.  This includes but is not limited to answering the phones, greeting visitors, processing attendance, maintaining student records, and interacting with faculty. The LD Administrative Assistant also serves as the LD Health Clerk. Finally, the LD Administrative Assistant assists the Lower Division Principal and Dean with all other tasks necessary for the successful running of the school.


Qualifications: 

The successful candidate will have outstanding customer service skills; especially the ability to work with elementary-aged children and their parents. The position also requires the ability to multitask and prioritize among multiple priorities. CPR/First Aid certification is required and can be done as part of the onboarding process. Finally, the successful candidate will have strong organizational and technology (word processing, spreadsheets, Student Information Systems) skills related to the position.


Salary:

The salary for this position is $18-$23/hr based on experience.


Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Elana Shapiro at [email protected]

 
As a member of the St. Mary’s Academy community, the counselor embraces the school’s mission and the four Loretto School Values of faith, community, justice, and respect. Skillful communication skills are essential in this position and involve timely contact of parents, teachers, and students as situations dictate; a keen capacity to handle difficult conversation; attendance at select parent-teacher conferences; and support of admission and retention of students. Integral to this role is a capacity to maintain confidentiality while ensuring essential information is shared to support students’ needs.

Lower School Second Grade Teaching Assistant

April 5, 2022 - June 3, 2022

This is a full-time, 10-month, exempt position reporting to the Lower School Principal. This individual will collaborate with team members, support the organization by planning, organizing, and assisting in the implementation of an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

Upper School English Teacher (Part-Time)

April 4, 2022 - July 15, 2022

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 535 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks a (part-time) English teacher for upper school. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.

Preschool Teacher

April 4, 2022

Friends seeks a Preschool Teacher who possesses a deep understanding of child development and progressive pedagogy, appreciation for the importance of practicing mindfulness and actively teaching social & emotional skills, and a commitment to diversity social justice & service learning and a demonstration of cultural competency.