Careers

For over 30 years Boulder Country Day School has been at the forefront of education in the Boulder Valley. The hallmarks of our school - Community, Character, Academic Excellence, and Small Class Sizes - are the keys to our success and allow us to create an educational experience where children innovate, create, grow and thrive. We believe our children are our future, and, to that end, we offer a broad-based liberal arts education that focuses on developing lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. The Boulder Country Day challenge, Discover Your Excellence, recognizes that excellence is teachable, personal, and can be achieved in a variety of different disciplines - academic, athletic, community service, leadership, and more. We seek to provide just the right amount of nurture, structure, and latitude to live up to this challenge.

Ideal candidates for employment at BCD share our beliefs and, above all, love working with children. We look for evidence of these traits in a candidate’s education, work, and volunteer experience. We believe everything we do is curriculum, and, as a result, we consider all BCD employees important members of our community. We look for employees who have intellectual lives outside of their classrooms or work spaces, believe intelligence is teachable and achievable and not inborn, are data driven, and ask great questions both of our school and our students.

Members of BCD’s Professional Staff:
  • Find joy in taking risks and failing forward.
  • Are passionate about their work; they are optimistic about and love working in a school environment.
  • Possess a strong sense of integrity; they embody and promote trust and character in our school and its community.
  • Employ innovative practices in their fields; they are curious, creative, and enthusiastic.
  • Are eager to collaborate with multiple constituencies, including employees, parents, students, and members of the greater BCD community.
  • Have a growth mindset; they are open minded, flexible, and reflective.
  • Believe in and are committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community.
  • Model balance, are deeply curious, and share their interests within and outside of school.
    Boulder Country Day School celebrates, honors, and appreciates all forms of diversity in an environment of inclusivity. Individual differences are highly regarded, nurturing the human dignity of each member of our community.  Our intentional work to embrace and understand the value of diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice affords the freedom for all members of our school community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals. Boulder Country Day does not discriminate against any employee, student, applicant for employment, or applicant for admission on the basis of age, disability, culture, ethnic origin, nationality, race, color, religion, creed, family, marital status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, military service, socioeconomic status or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local law.

    Available Positions

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    • Middle School Design & Innovation Teacher Fall 2023

      Reports to: Middle School Head
      Status: School year, full-time salary exempt
      Start Date: August 1, 2023

      Teaching and Curriculum Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):
      • Teach 6th-8th grade STEM classes, integrating design thinking and coding skills using the IB MYP Design framework
      • Teach 6th-8th grade introductory technology classes that “explore” a variety of applications (17 days each - previous offerings have included digital media, graphic design, robotics, etc.)
      • Develop and regularly update an engaging, innovative, forward-thinking 6th-8th grade programming, STEM, and technology “explore” curriculum
      • Foster and support cross-curricular integration of STEM and programming
      • Model lifelong learning and innovation via participation in PLNs and engagement with EdTech publications; allow active learning to inform curricula development and evolution
      • Update and maintain all Innovation Lab hardware, software, and supplies
      • Interest in facilitating an after-school LEGO Robotics program (FIRST LEGO League) a plus
      • Advisory responsibilities include supporting students with daily meetings and having three parent teacher conferences a year
      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor’s degree required; focus in educational technology, STEM or similar field preferred
      • 2+ years’ experience working in elementary or middle schools preferred, experience in independent school settings a plus
      • Passion for STEM and programming, and an interest in inspiring young students to code
      • Experience building apps, games and websites using blocks, JavaScript, CSS, HTML or other languages  desired
      • Prior experience using or willingness to learn LEGO EV3, Sphero, 3D printing, Laser Cutting, and other STEM/Innovation Lab technologies
      • Demonstrated ability to learn to use, problem-solve and troubleshoot technologies (hardware and software) independently
      • Proven collaborator with a history of working closely with a variety of colleagues 
      • Strong organization and communication skills coupled with the ability to work and learn independently
      • Technical experience with computer hardware and peripherals and/or network and systems administration a plus
      • Technical and/or teaching certifications a plus
      • IB MYP Experience in Design a plus
      • Experience mentoring and supporting teachers in development of cross-curricular STEM/programming lessons a plus
      • Experience with the International Baccalaureate’s (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) a plus
      Benefits:
      • Medical with a Health Savings Account, Vision and Dental Insurance
      • Dependent Care Assistance through our 125 flexible spending plan
      • Life Insurance as well as both short and long-term disability for you
      • BCD currently matches your contribution to our 403b retirement plan up to 5% of your salary
      • Vacation/Sick time plus 4 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break
      • First year teacher starting  salary - $43,000, salary will be dependent on experience 
      Application Information:
      BCD middle school teachers follow the normal faculty school schedule and calendar. All interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three appropriate references to jobs@bouldercountryday.org
    • Middle School Math Teacher Fall 2023

      Reports to: Middle School Director
      Status: Full-time 
      Start date: August 1, 2023

      The Boulder Country Day Middle School Math Teacher will work with the members of the middle school faculty and staff to teach math and/or science in grades 6-8. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
      • Teach 5 MS classes in an 8 period day with the ability to teach courses ranging from Pre-Algebra through Algebra II and MS Science;
      • Advise 10-12  students;
      • Participate in ongoing training for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program, Developmental Designs for Middle School, BCD’s 1:1 program, and other subject specific skills;
      • Provide regular and thorough communication to all BCD constituencies (students, parents, and colleagues);
      • Help review and revise the BCD math curriculum as needed;
      • Support enrollment and retention by assisting with tours, events, and other school outreach; and
      • Perform other duties as directed by the Head of School.
      The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:
      • A strong background in math education and current pedagogy  
      • Bachelor’s in mathematics or mathematics education,  Master’s preferred;
      • At least 3-5 years teaching in grades 6-8;
      • Demonstrated love for working with middle school students;
      • Experience working in an IB setting;
      • Knowledge of or background in independent schools;
      • Desire to teach in a technology rich 1:1 learning environment including innovative use of technology and digital resources in math and science;
      • Ability to differentiate within each class;
      • Flexibility, ability to work with change, and strengths in innovation; and
      • Effective communication skills.
      Benefits:
      • Medical with a Health Savings Account, vision and dental insurance
      • Dependent Care Assistance through our 125 flexible spending plan
      • Life insurance as well as both short and long-term disability for you
      • BCD currently matches your contribution to our 403b retirement plan up to 5% of your salary
      • Vacation/sick time plus 4 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break
      • Salary for first year teacher starts at $43,000, and increases dependent on degree attained and experience
      BCD middle school teachers follow the normal faculty school schedule and calendar. All interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three appropriate references to jobs@bouldercountryday.org
    • Bus Driver

      Boulder Country Day School, (a private Preschool through 8th grade located in Boulder) is looking for a part-time, on-call school bus driver. Will operate a school bus seating no more than 72 children and adults and will be needed for field trips and after-school sporting events.

      Hours:  Trips will be scheduled in advance
      Range of hours for potential trips - 8:30 a.m. to – 7:00 p.m.

      Pay: Starting at $25 per hour, commensurate with experience

      Benefits: None

      Qualifications:
      1. Must possess a valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL Class B) with  P- Passenger Endorsement and S – School Bus Endorsement; 
      2. Must have a clean driving record;
      3. Complete a full background check and fingerprint required;
      4. Ability to pass drug screenings (pre and post on a random basis as determined by the Department of Transportation (DOT));
      5. DOT medical examination required;
      6. Must be dependable and punctual;
      7. Good with children;
      8. Must be 21 or over;
      9. Previous/current bus driving experience;
      10. Effective communication skills with adults and children.
      If interested in this position and you possess the necessary qualifications, please send a letter of interest, together with qualifications and at least three appropriate references to jobs@bouldercountryday.org.


    Boulder Country Day School    4820 Nautilus Court North • Boulder, Colorado 80301 • Phone - 303.527.4931 • info@bouldercountryday.org
    Boulder Country Day School, where academic distinction meets education with character. BCD is a top rated, accredited private school in Boulder, Colorado where every child has the opportunity to discover their own unique excellence. Distinguished by small class sizes, outstanding faculty, engaging academics and a focus on community, our preschool, elementary and IB middle school teachers strive to create a well-rounded educational environment that balances traditional subjects with the arts, world languages, athletics and project-based learning.

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