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.

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. We affirm all people regardless of their age, disabilities, culture, ethnic origin, nationality, race, religion, creed, family, marital status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, military service or socioeconomic status.

Available Positions

Instrumental Music Teacher
 
Reports to:    Middle School Head                                                  
Status:          Full-Time
 
The Boulder Country Day Music Teacher will work with the Fine Arts Director and Vocal Music Teacher to deliver the music curriculum throughout the entire school – preschool through 8th grade.
 
The responsibilities of the BCD Instrumental Music Teacher include but are not limited to the following:
  • Teach Concert Band (4th and 5th Grade), Wind Ensemble (Middle School), Exploratory (Middle School), instrumental sectionals, and General Music (ES)
  • Prepare and present instrumental concerts, musicals, and special performances
  • Prepare students and ensembles to audition and participate in festivals, workshops, and honors ensembles
  • Review and revise the BCD music curriculum as needed;
  • Collaborate with the Fine Arts Director and teachers to facilitate musical performances;
  • Assist teachers as needed with weekly assembly programs
  • Maintain BCD music instruments, facilities, and equipment;
  • Foster a diverse and dynamic music program throughout the school community.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School
The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • A BA or higher in music education or a related field
  • A strong background and love of music and the arts;
  • Experience in an educational setting;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • An ability to work with people in an efficient and positive manner;
  • A strong desire to promote and elevate music instruction and appreciation within the school and Boulder community; and
  • Effective communication skills.
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
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Commitment
Boulder Country Day School recognizes and values all forms of diversity and is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment which honors each member for their individual differences, experiences and strengths. Our intentional commitment to embracing and exploring issues of diversity, equity and inclusivity in support of social justice affords the freedom for all members of our school community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals.
 
All BCD teachers follow the normal faculty school schedule and calendar. Interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three appropriate references to Lindsey Hildebrand at lhildebrand@bouldercountryday.org.
 


Elementary School Teacher
 
Reports to:   Elementary School Director
Status:  Full-time
Start date: August, 2019
 
Responsibilities   
BCD elementary school teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Homeroom teacher in a K-5 elementary 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.
Qualifications
The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • Demonstrated passion for teaching elementary school children;
  • Bachelor’s in elementary education, Master’s preferred;
  • Responsive Classroom (RC) and/or Orton-Gillingham (OG) training/background;
  • At least 3-5 years teaching in elementary grades;
  • 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.
Characteristics of Professional Excellence
Members of the BCD Faculty:
  • Are passionate educators; they are optimistic about and love working with children
  • Possess a strong sense of integrity; they embody and promote character in our school and its community
  • Employ innovative educational practices to ignite curiosity, creativity, and enthusiasm
  • 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
  • Find joy in taking risks and failing forward
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Commitment
Boulder Country Day School recognizes and values all forms of diversity and is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment which honors each member for their individual differences, experiences and strengths. Our intentional commitment to embracing and exploring issues of diversity, equity and inclusivity in support of social justice affords the freedom for all members of our school community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals.
 
BCD elementary 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.




Summer Program Director
 
Reports to: Head of Preschool, Extended Day and Summer Programs      
Status:  Temporary, Full-time
Position term: May 28 - August 16, 2019
Pay rate is based on Education and Experience
 
The Summer Program Director’s Role
The Summer Program Director will work in collaboration and coordination with the Head of Summer Programs to implement the strategic vision, planning, communication, and execution of all aspects of BCD’s summer programs. Additionally, the Summer Program Director will work with the Head of the Summer Program to:
  • Execute programs that delight families
  • Guarantee all summer program logistics run smoothly
  • Proactively plan for areas of complexity
  • Ensure all families and children area satisfied with their BCD Summer Programs experience
  • Manage summer enrollment – including communication with summer program specialty class instructors
  • Communicate with enrolled families via email and in person all important aspects of BCD’s Summer Program
  • Manage all aspects and daily operations of BCD’s summer program
  • Supervise BCD’s Summer Program Staff
  • Ensure that BCD’s Summer Program is safe and welcoming
  • Ensure compliance with all State of Colorado rules and regulations
Qualifications
The ideal candidate for this position must have a background in Early Childhood Education and hold a current Certification in the State of Colorado as a Large Childcare Center Director. In addition, strong judgement, commitment to customer service, and exceptional leadership skills in a school setting are essential. Additionally, candidate should have most, if not all, of the following:
  • Experience in Colorado as a Large Childcare Center Director
  • Ability to lead and communicate effectively
  • Deep sense of personal responsibility for BCD’s Summer Program success
  • Intellectual curiosity and a growth-mindset
 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
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Commitment
Boulder Country Day School recognizes and values all forms of diversity and is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment which honors each member for their individual differences, experiences and strengths. Our intentional commitment to embracing and exploring issues of diversity, equity and inclusivity in support of social justice affords the freedom for all members of our school community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals.
 
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.
 
 
 

Development Assistant

Reports to: Director of Development       
Status: Part-time, approximately 25 hours per week
Start date: Immediate                                     

As a member of the BCD Development team, the Development Assistant supports all initiatives relating to our philanthropic goals, offering support to the Development Office in all fundraising efforts. The successful candidate must be an independently motivated, goal-oriented, strategic thinker who can execute among multiple priorities and succeed in a dynamic, team oriented, results-driven environment.
Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Assistant is responsible for the following:

Database, Reporting, & Tracking
  • Manage daily administrative duties and data support for the Development Office including gift and pledge processing, tracking, acknowledgment, reporting, research, stewardship, prospect management, and events
  • Oversees Raiser’s Edge database implementation and manages database on an ongoing basis
  • Act as the school liaison to external development databases for events and matching gifts as well as work across BCD to ensure data integrity
  • Annually draft all gift acknowledgement templates, manage proofing and approval process ensuring accuracy and authenticity, as well as ensure the appropriate structure across all levels of school responsibility
Prospect Management
  • Develop and provide regular reporting pertaining to prospect portfolio management
  • Work with gift officers to ensure accurate and timely maintenance of prospect records to reflect movement of prospects through stages of cultivation and systematic tracking of anticipated philanthropic gifts
  • Conduct prospect research and prepare briefings for donor meetings and strategy sessions
Event Execution/Management
  • Act as project manager for all Development Office events managing schedule, action items, and reporting responsibilities
  • For the annual Gala, hold responsibility for procurement process, all auction donation entries into Greater Giving program, development of the Gala catalog and signage, provide administrative support for the committee, and other administrative duties as assigned
  • Aid with set up and execution of events
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Development or the Interim Director of Development.

  
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Prior Development experience
  • Strong proficiency with Raiser’s Edge or comparable CRM
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office suite, especially Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a computer recordkeeping system, conduct and manage data input with a high degree of accuracy, analyze data to inform management decisions, and provide timely and useful reports
  • Demonstrated proficiency in writing and editing letters and proposals
  • Demonstrated proficiency in drafting and preparing professional correspondence
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills, including high level of comfort while working with donors, volunteers, trustees, and other community members.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and see tasks through completion in a fast-paced, sometimes loud and open office environment
  • Ability to handle challenging situations diplomatically and maintain collaborative working relationships with colleagues, senior-level executives, and trustee-level volunteer leaders
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information and maintaining integrity of data and reports
  • Track record of demonstrating initiative, innovation and flexibility
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends, early mornings, and evenings as needed
  • Leads from a place of inclusivity and community-building
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
 
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Commitment
Boulder Country Day School recognizes and values all forms of diversity and is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment which honors each member for their individual differences, experiences and strengths. Our intentional commitment to embracing and exploring issues of diversity, equity and inclusivity in support of social justice affords the freedom for all members of our school community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals.

The Development Assistant follows the normal 12-month school calendar. All interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three professional references to Lindsey Hildebrand at jobs@bouldercountryday.org.
 



School Bus Driver – Hourly
 
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 trips - 8:30 a.m. to – 7:00 p.m.
 
 
Qualifications:
1)      Must possess a valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with P2- 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 school bus driving experience a plus;
10)   Effective communication skills with adults and children.
 
Compensation: Competitive wages
Employment type: employee's choice
Non-profit organization
BCD follows a normal school schedule and calendar. 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.



Substitute Teacher

BCD is always looking for exceptional substitute teachers and being a sub here is a good way to get known by us and for you to determine if BCD would be a good fit for you. We currently work with Front Range Substitute Services. If you are interested in subbing at BCD, please send us your resume and we will forward it on to them. You may email it to jobs@bouldercountryday.org. We hope to hear from you! 
 
Boulder Country Day School    4820 Nautilus Court North • Boulder, Colorado 80301 • Phone - 303.527.4931 • After-hours x229 • 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 his or her 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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