Teaching Opportunity at Stanley British Primary School
Opening: TK-5 Music Teacher
100% position to begin August 1, 2022
About Stanley BPS: For more than 40 years, Stanley classrooms have been filled with engaged learners guided by inspired teachers. We carefully blend an academic program grounded in a whole-child approach with an attention to each child’s social/emotional development. Our British Primary philosophy promotes the simple notion that when students enjoy what they’re doing and take an active role in their education, learning truly becomes a joy and a lifelong endeavor. SBPS is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Teaching kindergarten through fifth-grade music classes
Inspiring and educating children to develop to their full potential – socially, emotionally, intellectually, physically and creatively
Creating a safe, supportive, mutually respectful classroom community that values the distinct contributions and abilities of each child
Implementing integrated, meaningful, developmentally-appropriate music curricula in which students can explore and experiment through first-hand experiences
Creating opportunities for students to know themselves, to make good choices, and take responsibility for their own learning and actions
Act as Musical Director of our Fifth Grade Musical Performance
Organize and facilitate musical performances such as Grandpeople’s Day and the Holiday Program
Participating in K-1-2 and 3-4-5 events, trips, and activities
Assisting with supervision, such as carpool, recess, and lunch duty
Supporting other duties as assigned
Actively engaging in ongoing professional development
Desired Qualifications and Background Experience:
A bachelor’s degree
A degree in music or experience teaching music
Experience in teaching instrumental and vocal music.
An appreciation for and understanding of Stanley British Primary’s philosophy of education, including the 7 goals for learners of self-awareness, collaboration, respect, curiosity, perseverance, academic resourcefulness, and joyful, lifelong learning
A deep enjoyment in working with, honoring, and valuing each individual child
A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core value in the classroom and within the school community
A commitment to, enjoyment of, and appreciation of the developmental needs of kindergarten through fifth grade students
A commitment to improving one’s craft and growing professionally, modeling the joyful, lifelong learning we seek to impart to our students
Experience working in a diverse environment
Highly organized and attentive to detail, keeping track of a wide variety of dates, deadlines and logistics
A willingness to pitch in and help out wherever needed
A self-starter who is attentive to the needs of individual faculty and of the overall K-1-2 and 3-4-5 teams.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Familiarity and comfort with a range of technology, including the Google platform and the Microsoft software suite
A desire to work with K-1-2 and 3-4-5 aged children
A positive presence and enthusiasm for life-long learning
An inclusive and diverse community
Positive and constructive communication
Creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness
An understanding of children and childhood
Commitment to making a positive difference in the world
Equal Opportunity Employer
Stanley BPS is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of Stanley BPS, including admissions, employment and access to services and programs.
Pay Range: Salary will be prorated from established full time FTE salary of $48,000-$80,000 depending on experience
To initiate an application, send a cover letter and resume to:
Name: Susan Farr, Executive Assistant to the Head of School
Stanley British Primary School
350 Quebec St.
Denver, CO 80230
About Stanley British Primary School
Stanley BPS is a K-8 school located in Denver, CO. For over 40 years, Stanley classrooms have been filled with engaged learners guided by inspired teachers. We carefully blend an academic program grounded in a whole-child approach with an attention to each child’s social/emotional development. Our British Primary philosophy promotes the simple notion that when students enjoy what they’re doing and take an active role in their education, learning truly becomes a joy and a lifelong endeavor. SBPS is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community.