Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 520 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks an exceptional assistant elementary teacher. Previous experience is required, experience in math or reading instruction preferred. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students. We are committed to excellence of mind, body, and character and to the support of students’ efforts to reach their individual potential, meet the challenges of the world, and savor life. Compensation is competitive.
Typical duties include, but are not limited to, instructional responsibilities and assignments, helping with student assessments, coordinating field trips, checking papers, running copies, managing bulletin boards, maintaining classroom supplies and equipment, before and/or after school duties, attendance at all divisional or all-school faculty meetings, and developing curricular units under the lead teacher’s guidance.
Desired personal qualities include strong classroom skills, personal warmth and friendliness, excellent communication skills, an attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility, and modeling school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity.
An undergraduate degree in elementary education or previous experience with elementary aged children is required. A graduate degree will be preferred. The top candidate will have previous experience with math or reading instruction.
Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Employment link, click the link under Current Job Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Lower School Assistant Teacher posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted.