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31 Jan 2018

Teacher 6th Grade Language Arts/ Humanities Teacher

Stanley British Primary School
 Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Opening: 6th Grade Language Arts/ Humanities Teacher

 

  • Full-time position to begin August, 2018.

 

 

About Stanley BPS: For over 40 years, Stanley classrooms have been filled with engaged learners guided by inspired teachers. We carefully blend an academic program grounded in a whole-child approach with an attention to each child’s social/emotional development. Our British Primary philosophy promotes the simple notion that when students enjoy what they’re doing and take an active role in their education, learning truly becomes a joy and a lifelong endeavor. SBPS is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Teaching three sections of sixth grade Humanities classes (a blend of language arts and social studies)
  • Co-teaching a 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Homeroom
  • Advising a group of approximately ten middle school students
  • Creating a safe, supportive, mutually respectful classroom community which values the distinct contributions and abilities of each child
  • Creating opportunities for students to know themselves, to make good choices, and take responsibility for their own learning and actions
  • Differentiating instruction, activities, assignments and assessments on a daily basis
  • Participating in extracurricular activities including but not limited to dances, student events and parent informational meetings
  • Chaperoning school trips
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development

 

 

Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:

  • Experience and expertise in teaching Language Arts/ Humanities and in differentiating instruction
  • Experience with teaching sixth, seventh and eighth grade students
  • Personal educational philosophy that is compatible with British Primary philosophy and practice
  • Outdoor education/first aid/trips experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree

 

We Value:

  • 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
  • Commitment to community

 

 

How to Apply

To initiate an application, send a cover letter and resume: (email is preferred) Taryn Steil, Middle School Coordinator Taryn.steil@stanleybps.org   Stanley British Primary School 350 Quebec St. Denver, CO 80230

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

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