For nearly 25 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.
The Boulder Country Day Physical Education Teacher will work with the members of the elementary and middle school faculty and staff to teach PE in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Our program of study was developed in accordance with Colorado and national PE standards. Classes are generally 30 or 45 minutes long.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Teach 4-6 PE classes per day;
Participate in ongoing training for faculty and staff;
Collaborate with elementary and middle school faculty and staff to implement BCD’s Responsive Classroom and Developmental Designs for Middle School program;
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:
A background in teaching physical education, particularly for younger children;
Bachelor’s degree in education with a concentration in physical education, Master’s preferred;
At least 1-3 years teaching experience;
Experience with the International Baccalaureate’s (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP)
Demonstrated love for working with students of all ages;
Experience working in independent schools;
Ability to differentiate within each class;
Flexibility, ability to work with change, and strengths in innovation; and
Boulder Country Day School is located on 5 acres in Boulder, Colorado. We serve 340 students 3 years old through 8th grade. The Midddle School is an approved International Baccalaureate MIddle Years Programme.