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12 Feb 2018

Teacher 3/4/5 Classroom Teacher

Stanley British Primary School
 Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Position Title: Grade 3/4/5 Classroom Teacher

• Full time position to begin August 2018

Reports To: Head of 3/4/5

Overview:

The purpose of this position is to provide lead teaching in a multi-age classroom of grades 3/4/5, and to fulfill other duties and responsibilities as assigned, as a member of the lead teaching team of 3/4/5 teachers, and as a member of the Stanley BPS professional community.

Purpose of the Position:

A 3/4/5 lead classroom teacher will inspire and educate children to develop Stanley BPS’s Seven Goals for Learners:

1. Self-Awareness – Including self-advocacy and confidence in one’s beliefs and abilities

2. Collaboration – Working with, and striving to understand, others, including cooperation, communication, and empathy

3. Respect – As well as appreciation, for one’s role as a responsible community member

4. Curiosity – Including creativity, risk-taking, and the ability to think anew

5. Perseverance – Finding success through hard work and internal motivation

6. Academic Resourcefulness – Problem-solving, critical thinking, applying skills and

concepts

7. Joyful, Lifelong Learning – Finding fulfillment in pursuing one’s passions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The 3/4/5 Classroom Teacher will work with students to:

• Build a positive relationship with each student;

• Value the distinct contributions and abilities of each child and design curricula,

materials, learning environment and teaching strategies to meet the personalized

needs of students (differentiate instruction);

• Create opportunities for students to know themselves, to make good choices, and take

responsibility for their own learning and action;

• Create a supportive, inclusive, and mutually respectful classroom community in

which students feel safe to take risks, communicate, collaborate and learn from each

other and where differences are celebrated;

• Promote responsibility for our community and environment;

• Provide opportunities for students to learn not only the basic skills, but higher order

skills, such as, problem solving and creativity;

• Plan and implement an engaging, meaningful, developmentally-appropriate, and

when possible, integrated curriculum in which students can explore and experiment

through first hand experiences;

• Constructively participate and reflect on self-evaluation and lesson plan observation

process with 3-5 Head or designee;

• Actively engage in ongoing professional development;

• Be a role model for students and teach in a way that upholds the goals, values, and

learning principles of Stanley BPS.

The 3/4/5 Classroom Teacher will be a positive and active member of the 3/4/5 team and will:

• Work in collaboration with the 3/4/5 classroom teachers, sharing ideas and

materials with teammates;

• Participate positively and constructively in grade level meetings and adhere to

meeting norms;

• Communicate positively, honestly, and respectfully;

• Supervise at community times e.g. drop-off, pick-up, lunch and snack, as needed

• Attend overnight trips when required;

The 3/4/5 Classroom Teacher will be a positive and active member of the Stanley K-8 staff and will:

• Attend Friday afternoon full staff meetings;

• Attend August retreat and staff meeting days in January, April, and June;

• Work in collaboration with K-8 teachers to create a learning continuum and

continuity of experience;

• Participate actively in school events and activities;

• Communicate and collaborate positively and professionally with the Stanley staff

and community;

• Adhere to school and grade level practices and procedures;

The 3/4/5 Classroom Teacher will communicate and collaborate with parents and actively involve them in the life of the classroom and of the school.

• Write updates to parents about what is happening in the classroom and overall

classroom and curricula goals;

• Communicate learning progress, successes, and concerns at conference time and

as needed, returning phone calls and emails in a timely manner;

• Fill in/write individual Progress Reports;

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

Job Qualifications:

• Masters’ Degree in Education is preferred.

• Experience teaching and working with 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students

• British Primary training or interest in receiving training in the British Primary approach to teaching

Physical Activities:

The physical activities required of this position are normal and typical for an elementary school teacher, and require the ability to participate in outdoor events, such as hikes and camping trips, recess duties, and general classroom set-up and clean-up, and may require lifting up to 25 pounds, and the ability access buildings and classrooms on campus.

Salary:

Stanley British Primary welcomes diverse applicants. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

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.

How to Apply

To initiate an application, send a cover letter and resume to:

Anne Schreiber

Anne.Schreiber@Stanleybps.org

Stanley British Primary School

303-360-0803

350 Quebec St.

Denver, CO 80230

Interviews will start as resumes are received. We will be accepting resumes until our

position is filled.

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher.

Job expires in 18 days.

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