Boulder Country Day School is offering the opportunity for college graduates to obtain a Colorado Teaching License (Certification) in either elementary education or early childhood education through a 10-month program. You will be enrolled in the Friends’ School Alternative Teacher Preparation Program, which is in conjunction with the State Department of Education and the University of Colorado Denver. The cost of the Teacher Preparation Program is $8750. Each candidate will be billed directly by Friends’ School.
Title: Teacher Candidate
Time Period: 2017-2018 Academic Year
A $5000 stipend will be offered by BCD
Teacher candidates spend one full school year working in the classroom alongside a mentor teacher four days a week and attend workshops/seminars at Friends’ School on Fridays. Candidates gradually assume more teaching responsibility until they move into a co-teaching role. A support team provides feedback and advice throughout the internship year. For more information, please go to the Teacher Preparation Program link www.friendsschoolboulder.org (once there, click on the tab for the Teacher Prep Program on the lower right of the Home page).
MASTER’S DEGREE OPTION:
Candidates also have the option of receiving a Master of Arts in Education and Human Development with a concentration in Human Learning & Development, Early Literacy, Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Special Education through a partnership with the University of Colorado Denver at a significantly reduced tuition rate. See Friends’ School website for additional information.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have BA/BS degree. Some training or experience with children is desirable. Must also apply to, and be approved by, the Colorado Department of Education. See “CDE Requirements” under Teacher Preparation Program link of Friends’ School website. Passing score on Praxis test is required.
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.