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7 Feb 2018

Teacher Middle School Science Teacher

Stanley British Primary School
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Job Description

Teaching Opportunity at the Stanley British Primary School

 

Opening:   Middle School Science 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:

  • Commitment to engendering inclusiveness as a core value in the classroom and within the school community
  • Teach 4-5 sections of 6th and 7th grade science and co-teach in a middle school homeroom
  • Plan and implement an engaging, meaningful, developmentally-appropriate, and when possible, integrated curriculum in which students can explore and experiment through first hand experiences
  • Be a positive and active member of the 6/7/8 team
    • Work in collaboration with the 6/7/8 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
  • Be an active, positive and contributing member of the K-8 Staff
    • 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
  • 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

 

Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:

  • Experience working in a diverse environment
  • Minimum of undergraduate science degree
  • Experience teaching in and understanding of BPS philosophy
  • Experience with teaching middle school students

 

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

 

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:   Taryn Steil, Middle School Coordinator   Taryn.steil@stanleybps.org

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

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