Preschool through IB Middle School
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

    Middle School Spanish Teacher

    Reports to: Middle School Head Status: Full-time 
    Start date: Fall of 2021

    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
    • 5 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break, and 4th of July week
    • Pay is dependent on experience
    The Boulder Country Day Middle School Spanish Teacher will work with the members of the middle school faculty and staff to teach Spanish in grades 6-8. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
    • Teach 5 sections of Spanish in 6th-8th grades  in a block schedule. 
    • Advise 12-14 students;
    • Participate in ongoing training for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program, BCD’s 1:1 program, and other subject specific skills;
    • Collaborate with middle school faculty and staff to implement BCD’s 1:1 technology program;
    • Provide regular and thorough communication to all BCD constituencies (students, parents, and colleagues);
    • Help review and revise the BCD Spanish curricula 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 teaching Spanish, including speak Spanish fluently 
    • Bachelor’s in Spanish and/or Spanish education, Master’s preferred;
    • Education in or exposure to Developmental Designs for Middle School or Responsive Classroom for Middle School
    • Experience 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 Spanish classes;
    • Ability to differentiate within each class;
    • Flexibility, ability to work with change, and strengths in innovation; and
    • Effective communication skills.
    The BCD Middle School Spanish teacher 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 Dan Welch, Middle School Head, at jobs@bouldercountryday.org.



    Lead Preschool Teacher
     
    Reports to: Preschool Director                            
    Status: Full-time, salaried, includes benefits
    Start date: August 2021
      
    BCD preschool teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
    • Homeroom 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 in early childhood education or elementary education, Master’s preferred;
    • At least 3-5 years 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.
    Professional Expectations – BCD Employees must:
    • 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 
    BCD preschool 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 Kath Courter, kcourter@bouldercountryday.org. Please note that we will respond to only to qualified applicants.

     
    Middle School Math and Spanish Teacher
    Reports to: Middle School Head Status: Full-time 
    Start date: Fall of 2021

    The Boulder Country Day Middle School Math and Spanish Teacher will work with the members of the middle school faculty and staff to teach math and Spanish in grades 6-8. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
    • Teach 2 MS Math classes and 2 grade Spanish classes  in a block schedule. 
    • Teach an enrichment class
    • Advise 12-14 students;
    • Participate in ongoing training for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program, BCD’s 1:1 program, and other subject specific skills;
    • Collaborate with middle school faculty and staff to implement BCD’s 1:1 technology program;
    • Provide regular and thorough communication to all BCD constituencies (students, parents, and colleagues);
    • Help review and revise the BCD math and Spanish curricula 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 
    • Speak Spanish fluently 
    • Bachelor’s in Math and/or Spanish education, Master’s preferred;
    • Education in or exposure to Developmental Designs for Middle School or Responsive Classroom for Middle School
    • Experience 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.
    The BCD Middle School Math and Spanish teacher 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 Dan Welch, Middle School Head, at jobs@bouldercountryday.org.


    Groundskeeper Maintenance & Janitorial Position
     
    HOURS: 9:00 to 5:30 Monday through Friday with flexibility, year-round position
     
    PAY: Non-Exempt Salaried position $40,000 to $50,000 depending on experience.
     
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Backup to the Facilities Manager and Day Porter (custodian)
    • Responsible for the upkeep, maintenance, and long-range plans for the grounds including control of weeds, shrubs, pruning, planting, seeding, trees, flower beds, mowing, etc.
    • Maintain parking lots and concrete surfaces on campus to ensure that the grounds are free of debris
    • Prioritize students, faculty and staff safety by monitoring snow and ice buildup by spreading ice melt on public passageways
    • Effectively manage the quality and control of relevant contractors such as snow removal, trees, sprinkler system, pest management, etc.
    • Organize the maintenance and repair of all gardening equipment, landscape, furnishings, signage and some building exterior
    • Assist with the set-up and tear down of events both inside and outside on the grounds
    REQUIREMENTS
    • Experience required, this is not an entry level position
    • Highly motivated to maintain the grounds/campus at a pristine level
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as a lead, with good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to advise the project committee on planting and grounds logistics
    • Taking initiative in projects that require immediate attention
    • Assist with campus security
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds
    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
    • 15 days paid time off
    • 5 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break, and 4th of July week

    Janitorial Maintenance Custodian
     
    HOURS: Approximately 7:30 to 4:00 Monday through Friday
     
    PAY: Exempt Hourly Position, between $18.00 - $20.00 per hour, depending on experience
     
    PRIMARY FUNCTION: Cleaning & janitorial for preschool through eighth grade school buildings
     
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Cleaning and disinfecting the interior of the schools as scheduled and needed, including disinfecting high-touch surfaces, dusting, mopping, sweeping, etc.
    • Disinfection of restrooms including unclogging drains
    • Clean-up after sick students and disinfect as needed
    • Collection of trash, recycling and compost throughout the day
    • Help with set-ups and take-downs including lunches, special events, and assemblies
    • Restocking and ordering of janitorial supplies
    • Restock copy paper and ask for it to be reordered as needed
    • Delivery of packages
    • Assistance with deliveries, as needed
    • Summer responsibilities include but are not limited to, deep cleaning of schools, projects, and other things that would fall under this position, tentative summer hours, 7:00AM – 3:30PM
    • Other duties as required by the nature of the job
    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Highly motivated to maintain the campus at a pristine level
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Assist with campus security
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds
    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
    • 15 days paid time off
    • 5 additional weeks off – 2 weeks for Winter break, Thanksgiving week, March Spring Break, and 4th of July week
    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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