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17 May 2023

Teacher Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade Classroom Teacher

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

Job Description

Teaching Opportunity at the Stanley British Primary School

Opening:   Multiage teacher in a Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade Classroom

Full time position, to begin August 2023



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


Responsibilities Include:

  • Inspiring and educating children to develop to their full potential – socially, emotionally, intellectually, physically, and creatively
  • Creating a safe, supportive, mutually respectful classroom community which values the distinct contributions, background, and abilities of each child
  • Implementing integrated, meaningful, developmentally-appropriate curricula in which students can explore and experiment through first hand experiences
  • Creating opportunities for students to know themselves, to make good choices, and take responsibility for their own learning and actions
  • Communicating and collaborating with parents and actively involving them in the life of the classroom and of the school
  • Communicating and collaborating positively and professionally with the Stanley staff and community
  • Actively engaging in ongoing professional development


Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:

  • A deep enjoyment in working with, honoring, and valuing each individual child
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core value in the classroom and within the school community
  • An appreciation for the British Primary philosophy, including the Seven Goals for Learners: self-awareness, collaboration, curiosity, perseverance, academic resourcefulness, and joyful, life-long learning
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to manage details and follow-through
  • Teaching experience in K-2 classrooms
  • Experience adapting and modifying curriculum and meeting the needs of diverse learners
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education or related field
  • A commitment to improving one’s craft and growing professionally, modeling the joyful, lifelong learning we seek to impart to our students


Salary and Benefits

Salary range is $49,860- $75,000 based on experience and education

The salary range listed is just one component of Stanley’s total compensation for employees. Stanley provides excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, retirement, paid time off in addition to paid fall, holiday and spring breaks, paid parental leave, tuition remission and professional development.


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

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.