Job Description

Openings as of 4/18/2019
Licensed - Elementary/PK-8 Classroom Teacher

  • Anticipated Opening: Kindergarten Teacher JobID: 43565
  • Position Type:
    Licensed - Elementary/PK-8 Classroom Teacher/Kindergarten

  • Date Posted:
    3/28/2019

  • Location:
    687-Human Resources

  • Date Available:
    08/07/2019

  • Closing Date:
    05/05/2019

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    Anticipated Opening: Kindergarten Teachers
    1.0 FTE - Regular Term Contract


    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    Summary:
    Boulder Valley School District anticipates hiring over 20 Kindergarten Teachers with the anticipation of starting a full day kindergarten program in the fall. A BVSD teacher demonstrates a strong knowledge of the curriculum and content area while positively affecting student achievement through innovative instructional strategies and effectively managing the learning environment.

    Responsibilities:
    -Positively impact student achievement, using appropriate instructional strategies and strong knowledge of the appropriate curriculum and content area
    -Effectively manage the learning environment
    -Understand, appreciate and make accommodations for student diversity
    -Participate in professional development for continuous learning
    -Work with families in a partnership role
    -Work collaboratively with colleagues and community
    -Follow State legal requirements and District and building policies and procedures

    Qualifications
    Required:
    -Currently hold a Colorado teaching license with Elementary or Early Childhood endorsement (or CDE licensure application in process)
    -Completed and submitted BVSD on-line application

    Preferred:
    -Experience teaching full day kindergarten
    -Excellent oral and written communication skills; willingness to communicate frequently with families regarding school curriculum and student progress
    -Knowledge of and deep belief in inclusion in the general education classroom for all students
    -Dedication to high standards of excellence and the success of all students; ability to personalize instruction for students so that all are challenged to learn
    -Data-driven evidence of closing the achievement gap and deep knowledge of instructional practices that will do so
    -Technologically literate and motivated to use technology to enhance learning

    Salary Information:
    -Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    -Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
    -Regular teachers requesting transfers to less than their current assignment would assume the contracted FTE of the accepted position.
    -If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
    -Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html




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