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22 Jan 2024

Teacher K-8 Teaching Fellow

Stanley British Primary School
 Denver, Denver County, Colorado, United States

Job Description


K-8 Teaching Fellows

Full-time position to begin August 2024


Stanley British Primary School, located in Denver’s Lowry neighborhood, is a progressive independent school serving 470 children from transitional kindergarten through 8th grade.  For 50 years, Stanley classrooms have been filled with engaged learners guided by inspired teachers. At Stanley, a child’s education goes well beyond academics – our teachers and our instruction principles give children the opportunity to reach their full potential academically, creatively, socially, emotionally and physically. We asked parents, teachers, staff and students to reflect on why they chose Stanley BPS. The answers we heard reflect a place and a philosophy unlike any other in the Denver independent school landscape. Teaching and learning at Stanley goes beyond a simple education. Students here have a chance to play, to choose, to interact and to own and embrace their own learning.

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

In this position, the Teaching Fellow will work alongside a master teacher to:

  • Inspire and educate children to develop to their full potential – socially, emotionally, intellectually, physically, and creatively
  • Create a safe, supportive, mutually respectful classroom community that values the distinct contributions and abilities of each child
  • Implement integrated, meaningful, developmentally-appropriate curricula in which students can explore and experiment through first-hand experiences
  • Create opportunities for students to know themselves, to make good choices, and take responsibility for their own learning and actions

In addition, Teaching Fellows:

  • Engage in 2.5 hours/wk of coursework with Head of British Primary Teaching and Learning
  • Receive support and feedback from an advisor
  • Actively engage in ongoing professional development
  • Communicate and collaborate positively and professionally with the Stanley staff and community

Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:

  • Prior experience working with children
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Salary and Benefits

Compensation is $28,000

The salary listed is just one component of Stanley’s total compensation for employees. Stanley provides excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, paid time off in addition to paid fall, holiday and spring breaks and professional development.   Affordable housing options on campus, if available.

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.

For more Information about our Teacher Preparation Program, please go to:

How to Apply

To Apply: To initiate an application, send a cover letter and resume to: Susan Farr Stanley British Primary School Executive Assistant to the Head of School In your cover letter, please express why you are interested in becoming a teacher and learning at Stanley British Primary School. Interviews will start as resumes are received. We will be accepting resumes until our position is filled.

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Fellowship. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.