Careers

For nearly 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

    Summer Program Teacher
     
    Status: Full time - Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm, June 6 - July 29, 2022
    Hourly Rate: $18.00/hour
    Start date: June 1, 2022 (paid training hours prior to program start date - June 1 - 3, 2022)                     
     
    BCD’s Summer Camp is seeking energetic individuals who are looking for summertime employment and fun!
     
    Our summer program is rooted in BCD’s motto – Respect Yourself. Respect Others. Take Responsibility for Your Actions. – and the same guideposts that make our school-year programs exceptional.
     
    BCD’s Summer Camp program is open to children entering preschool through third grade (ages 3 – 8) who are either currently enrolled at Boulder Country Day School or have been accepted to BCD for the 2022-2023 school year. Camp is divided into two age groupings: Sandbox (for children ages 3-5) and Camp Boom! (for children ages 5-8). As such, BCD summer camp staff will be responsible for supervising the children in these groupings.
     
    BCD summer program teaching staff responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
    • Supervising students ages 3 - 8.
    • Ensuring a safe and welcoming environment.
    • Implementing age appropriate summer camp learning experiences, such as arts, crafts, games, and other summer camp activities.
    • Communicating and collaborating with colleagues. 
    Application information:
    BCD’s summer program is full of laughter, loads old-fashioned fun (think of running through sprinklers and potato sack races), and plenty of time outside in the Colorado sunshine.
     
    All interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three appropriate references to Kath Courter, kcourter@bouldercountryday.org. BCD will respond to qualified applicants. 


    Chief Financial Officer
     
    Reports to:          Head of School 
    Status:                 Full-time
    Start date:           August 1, 2022

    THE POSITION
    Boulder Country Day’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is an inspirational and visionary leader who oversees financial strategy and resource management operations of the School. The CFO plays an important role in the success of the School and is a key participant in the development of the School’s strategic plan, is the School’s primary analyst for financial decisions, and is the chief steward of the School’s financial resources.
     
    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
    To illustrate the scope and significance of the position, broad areas of responsibility are listed below: 
     
    LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
    • Provides School-wide strategic leadership, analysis, and management of the School’s finances. Manages and actively participates in all Business Office Operations including budgeting and accounting, financial modeling and analysis, payroll/benefits, human resources, risk management, financial assistance, treasury and investment functions.  
    • In consultation with the Head of School, the leadership team and the Board of Trustees creates, administers, monitors, and adapts the financial plan, operating and capital budgets and other financial matters as needed.
    • Serves as a member of the administrative leadership team, non-voting member of the Board of Trustees, member of the Finance and Facilities committees, and other related task forces as needed. Supports the chairs of these committees and prepares and presents management and board reports.
    • Represents the School at various regional, state, and national associations relative to the role of being the CFO.
    ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, TREASURY
    • Develops annual budgets in conjunction with the Head of School and the School’s leadership team, for presentation to the Board Treasurer, the Finance Committee, and the Board of Trustees.
    • Serves as the financial and administrative advisor to the Head of School and provides appropriate financial information to the Board of Trustees.
    • Coordinates, manages and actively participates in the year-end audit process. Works with the auditors to ensure compliance with applicable accounting procedures and standards.
    • Establishes policies, procedures, standards and strategies for areas of responsibility and provides adequate internal control capabilities and strengths to safeguard the School’s assets.
    • Manages the administration of the School’s bank and investment accounts.  Serves as the primary liaison for the School’s banking relationships and asset managers.
    • Manages the timely and accurate filing of all tax and fiduciary filings with the IRS and State agencies as well as stay in accordance with GAAP for financial reporting purposes.  
    • Evaluates and improves financial systems, operations and controls by adopting best practices and effectively utilizing technology.
    • Supports the Development Office regarding the Annual Fund, Capital Campaigns, special events and all other donations.
    •  Plays a key role in the School’s Dining Commons construction project. Works closely with the Project Managers and Architects, provides assistance with obtaining required documentation and internally manages the billings, payments and cost tracking for the project. Will serve as liaison to food service operations once they commence.
    •  Supports the re-enrollment process for students in conjunction with the Admission Office.
    • Manages the Financial Assistance process including the review of applications, determining the awards, and distributing award letters. Collaborates with the Admissions Director throughout the process. 
    RISK MANAGEMENT
    • Ensures the School maintains the appropriate levels of insurance to protect the property and cover the liability of the School by working with the brokers on the insurance portfolio, including workers compensation.
    • Understands and responds to changes in School law and regulations.
    • Coordinates required trainings for all employees per the employee handbook.
    •  Ensures that background checks are up to date for all required constituents.
    • Assists with the Crisis Management and Emergency Response Plan.
    HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION
    • Ensures the School’s employment policies are fair and consistent for all employee groups, in compliance with Federal, State and Local laws and responsible for updating the Employee Handbooks.
    • Plan Benefit Administrator for all employee benefit programs. Responsible for the annual benefit renewals and updates.
    • Assists with the development and management of an employee wellness program.
    • Manages the data collection for salary benchmarking and employment offers.
    • Oversees and actively participates in the hiring, onboarding, and separation of employees.
    • Maintains a relationship with legal counsel for personnel matters.
    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Business Manager
    • Business Office Assistant 
    EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required; Master’s Degree in Business Administration or CPA preferred
    • 7 years of experience creating and executing financial planning and management strategies, non-profit and School environment experience desired
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Outstanding leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively and proactively with all members of the community, the Head of School, and the Board of Trustees.
    • Successfully pass background checks required by the School.
    COMPENSATION:
    Salary range $130,000-$185,000—dependent on qualifications and experience. This is a fully benefited position including medical, dental and vision insurance, 403b match, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance, and vacation/sick leave.
     
    CHARACTERISTICS OF PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE
    Members of the BCD Administrative Leadership Team:
    • Model balance, are deeply curious, and share their interests within and outside of School
    • Believe leadership is a privilege; we act with integrity, transparency, and dedication in our service to others.
    • Create and nurture a joyful, authentic, and balanced environment for faculty, staff, students, and families
    • Cultivate trust; we are accountable and embody vulnerability, kindness, and respect
    • Have a growth mindset; we are strategic, tactical, visionary, and proactive
    • Support and encourage risk-taking and innovation in the pursuit of excellence
    • Recognize strength in diversity; we actively foster a safe and equitable community 
    BCD’s CFO follows a full year 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.

    The following positions are open for Fall 2022. Positions will start in August 2022.

    Middle School Math Teacher

    Reports to: Middle School Director
    Status: Full-time 
    Start date: August, 2022 

    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 starting at $43,000, dependent on experience
    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 math classes in an 8 period day with the ability to teach 5th or MS Science, if needed (Pre-algebra through Algebra II);
    • 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.
    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


    Assistant Preschool Teacher

    Reports to: Preschool Director                             
    Status: Full-time, salaried, includes benefits 
    Start date: August 2022

    BCD’s preschool assistant teacher responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Homeroom assistant teacher in BCD’s preschool division;
    • Provide a stimulating, creative and an appropriately challenged or appropriately differentiated educational environment, including opportunities for children to develop cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills.
    • Use best practices regarding student-centered instruction, collaboration, and authentic assessment;
    • Participate in ongoing training in literacy, differentiation, and other appropriate topics;
    • Provide regular and thorough communication to all BCD constituencies (students, parents, and colleagues);
    • 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:
                • Demonstrated passion for teaching preschool school children;
                • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education is preferred. However, coursework in early childhood education or child development in combination with verifiable experience working with children is also acceptable.
                • Applicants must meet appropriate Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) requirements/qualifications and provide all documentation as required by the State of Colorado’s Department of Early Learning. Applicants using experience (in combination with education) to qualify must have a minimum of three (3) months verifiable full time or equivalent part-time experience working with children in a similar setting.
                • Experience teaching in an early childhood setting;
                • Knowledge of or background in independent schools;
                • Ability to differentiate within each class;
                • Flexibility, ability to work with change, and strengths in innovation; and
                • Effective communication skills.
                              BCD preschool assistant 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. Please note that we will respond to only to qualified applicants. 

                              Kindergarten Assistant Teacher 

                              Reports to: Elementary Head
                              Status: Full Time 
                              Start date: August, 2022 

                              BCD Kindergarten Assistant teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
                              ● Work in collaboration with lead teachers in BCD’s Kindergarten classes; 
                              ● Provide a stimulating, creative and an appropriately challenged or appropriately differentiated educational environment, including opportunities for children to develop cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. 
                              ● Use best practices regarding student-centered instruction, collaboration, and authentic assessment; 
                              ● Participate in ongoing training in literacy, differentiation, and other appropriate topics;
                              ● Provide regular and thorough communication to all BCD constituencies (students, parents, and colleagues); 
                              ● 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: 
                              ● Demonstrated passion for teaching elementary school children; 
                              ● Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education or coursework in early childhood education with a degree in another field; 
                              ● Verifiable experience working with children; 
                              ● Experience teaching in an early childhood setting; 
                              ● Knowledge of or background in independent schools; 
                              ● Ability to differentiate within each class; 
                              ● Flexibility, ability to work with change, and strengths in innovation; and 
                              ● Effective communication skills. 
                               
                              BCD Kindergarten Assistant 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.


                              School Nurse
                               
                              Reports to: Head of School         
                              Status: Full-time
                              Start date: August 1, 2022
                               
                              Benefits: 
                              • Medical with an HSA, vision, dental insurance
                              • 125 flexible spending plan for dependent care
                              • Life insurance and both short and long-term disability paid by the school
                              • 403b retirement plan – BCD matches up to 5% of the employee contribution
                              • Vacation/sick time plus 4 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break
                              • Pay is dependent on experience
                              • $30-$40 an hour, salaried position
                              BCD seeks a School Nurse to start at the beginning of the 2022-23 school year. The nurse will support the health and wellness of all students in grades PS - 8, as well as all school employees. The nurse will report to the Head of School. The ideal candidate must be a thoughtful and compassionate healthcare provider who is able to handle a busy Health Room. This role requires a nurse who is collaborative, detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to multitask. While we envision the majority of the nursing hours on campus, the flexibility to answer calls and respond to COVID questions in the evening (not to exceed 40 hours weekly) is critical.  Additionally, the nurse must be an effective communicator, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and school personnel. As a member of our multidisciplinary team, the nurse delivers health services for students in a timely manner; offers assessment and medical referral; educates the community on important health issues; identifies health problems; collaborates with parents, primary care physicians,, and teachers to develop student healthcare plans; and ensures the safety and health of the community. BCD is particularly interested in candidates with experience in school health, pediatrics, and community health. An ideal candidate is technologically savvy in order to manage the online systems that communicate and distribute medical information.
                               
                              The ideal candidate for this position will:
                              • Have a current nursing license and participate in annual professional training specific to the field of nursing.
                              • Possess a welcoming, friendly and outgoing manner both in person and on the phone
                              • Maintain a highly professional work environment
                              • Work successfully with varied constituencies, including students, faculty and staff, guardians, and visitors
                              • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
                              • Be highly organized, value attention to detail, and possess the ability to follow through to meet deadlines and commitments
                              • Be able to multitask in a public working environment
                              • Maintain a high level of confidentiality
                              • Demonstrate punctuality, timeliness, and strong work ethic in all areas
                              • Possess the characteristics of empathy, innovation, and problem solver
                              • Be assigned other duties as needed by the Head of School
                              Responsibilities Include:
                              • General
                                • Meet with and act as liaison with Colorado Children’s School Nurse Consultant on a regular basis and contact parents for updates on paperwork or medications as necessary.
                                • Monitor mediations to ensure all necessary paperwork (Health Care Plans, medication forms, immunization forms) are completed and appropriately distributed. 
                                • Participate in medication training and all mandatory trainings for nurses who work with licensed preschool programs in the State of Colorado.
                                • Must maintain current CPR certification.
                                • Assist the Head of School and Administrative team with the development and maintenance of school health policies and work collaboratively with nurse/med professionals at other ACIS and local schools.
                                • Provide employees support and training for CPR, medication delegation, severe allergy response, etc.
                                • Liaison between the State and the Preschool Division Head to ensure health standards for licensing. 
                                • Support ALT crisis team in the event of medical emergencies.
                              • Health Care
                                • Provide general first aid, emergency care, and administration of medication for students, employees, and guests, including collaboration with families.
                                • Act as a medication delegator in partnership with Children’s Hospital Health Nurse Consultant.
                                • Maintain school medical forms and databases (SNAP) for all students PS - 8th grade, updating throughout the school year.
                                • Coordinate the acquisition of supplies and materials necessary to efficiently run the Health Office, and maintain proper inventory of health supplies, and classroom emergency backpacks.
                                • Prepare First Aid supplies, medical forms, and medications for school field trips.
                              • COVID Support
                              • Act as the primary liaison with Boulder County Public Health and CDPHE
                              • Liaison with families and employees regarding COVID testing, isolation, quarantine, and return to learn.
                              • Work with the Administrative Assistant, to manage databases of student and staff health information related to COVID-19.
                              • Coordinate and support biweekly in-school COVID testing effort.
                              • School-Wide Wellness
                                • Survey of employees
                                • Managing wellness budget and hiring consultations/contract for mindfulness, massage, coffee days, etc…
                                • Work with the ALT and the Human Resources department to determine wellness goals for the employees each year. Could include:
                                • Review school lunch options from a nutritional perspective
                                • Coordinate Child Sexual Assault training for students with local and regional providers
                                • Consult or teach some/all of health curriculum for 5th - 8th 
                                • Establish and maintain a comprehensive health program for students, parents, and employees of BCD
                              Qualifications
                              Qualified candidates hold a Bachelor's degree in nursing and CPR certification from the American Heart Association. The school nurse must be a registered nurse (RN) or a licensed practical nurse (LPN) with a current CO license. Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any boosters recommended and available to the general public, absent eligibility for medical or religious exemptions.
                               
                              The school nurse must be available on campus from 7:30-4:00PM each day when school is in session and available as needed in the evenings, on the weekends, and during school breaks/closures. There may be some responsibilities over the summer including review of annual student health records, procurement of health room supplies, and general school year preparation.  Salary is competitive and based on experience. 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.


                              Pre-K – 8th grade Part Time School Counselor

                              Reports to:          Head of School         
                              Status:                 Part-time
                              Start date:           August 1, 2022
                               
                              Job Description:  This position is a 25hr./ week position working full days (in person), Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The counselor will work in partnership with the full-time counselor in building relationships with, and supporting, students, families, faculty, and staff. This position will primarily be dedicated to in-classroom Social Emotional Education in grades K-8, but will also work with students and their families individually and in groups in the counseling office.

                              Salary & Benefits:
                              Annual Salary is $32,000 - $38,000 for 25 hours per week depending on experience. Benefits are not offered for this position. 
                              The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:
                              • LCSW/ LPC licensed in the state of Colorado
                              • Experience with counseling in an educational setting with ES and MS aged students.
                              • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
                              • Training and experience conducting risk assessments, crisis intervention, and interventions specific to anxiety, emotional regulation, and stress management.
                              • Training and experience with professional mandates and procedures.
                              • Training, experience, and commitment to Anti-bias/ Anti-racist pedagogy.
                              • Demonstrated classroom management skills.
                              • Ability and desire to lead educational opportunities for students, families, faculty, and staff.
                              The Boulder Country Day Part-Time School Counselor will work with members across divisions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
                              • Develop, schedule, and lead consistent and ongoing in-classroom lessons and activities for grades K-8 that address the following areas: interpersonal skills, problem solving, conflict resolution, emotional regulation, inclusivity, stress management, effective communication, mindfulness, and other relevant skill building.
                              • Write a summary following lessons to share with families to encourage conversation and practice at home.
                              • Provide both scheduled and impromptu counseling sessions for individuals or small groups of students.
                              • Collaborate with families in the support of their children.  Offer recommendations, referrals, and resources.
                              • Collaborate with students’ teachers and outside therapists, counselors, and support people to ensure consistency of care.
                              • Attend grade level Student Support Team meetings, weekly Wednesday afternoon faculty meetings, monthly late start Wednesday meetings, and in-service trainings.
                              • Organize and facilitate psychoeducational groups in addition to teaching ongoing SEL in Elementary school and Middle school advisory.
                              • Integrate a DEI-informed perspective into all interactions with students, guardians, and teachers.
                              • Perform other related duties as assigned, including but not limited to, carline duty and occasional evening events.
                              The school counselor follows 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




                              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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