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Working at CRMS is a powerful and rewarding opportunity. Current faculty, teaching fellow, and staff openings are posted on this page as they occur, but applicants are encouraged to submit a résumé and cover letter to employment@crms.org, at any time.
If we have an opening, the job description will be posted below. CRMS Application for Employment

Click on the job titles below for a full description and how to apply.

9th Grade History Position
Colorado Rocky Mountain School is seeking an experienced 9th Grade History Teacher to join our team of dedicated faculty members for the 2017-18 school year. The 9th grade history curriculum requires a background in geography and global history with an emphasis on character education and an interdisciplinary approach to learning. All faculty participate in our active program and must demonstrate proficiencies related to our outdoor curriculum and/or sports programs. Applicants will also contribute to our residential and advisory programs and are expected to act effectively within a diverse cultural and social framework. Applicants must have an interest or background in progressive education and must be capable of applying a variety of pedagogical models to meet each student’s needs and help each student reach an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship. The Upper School History Teacher will inspire and challenge our students through the mission of the school.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
Three to four courses per academic semester/year.
Interdisciplinary curriculum collaboration with the 9th grade English classes.
Lead 9th grade team in with the objective of establishing an integrated curriculum and developing effective learning plans for students of concern.
Engage as a parent and dorm team leader.
Teach active program curriculum including trips and mountain sports.
Professional and timely execution of all duties, including preparation and delivery of course materials, administrative protocol, such as grades, comments and other required records, and evaluative assessments meant to foster professional growth and teaching efficacy.
Enthusiastic participation in the greater life of the school, particularly in the active and residential programs.
Interest in fostering diversity, inclusion, and social justice to promote a healthy learning environment.
Willingness to take on other duties as needed.

 Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in history or geography required; advanced degree preferred, ideally world history or global studies.
Teaching experience (one year minimum)
Geography experience preferred. Willingness to develop understanding needed to teach Geography required.
Emphasis on teaching certain fundamental skill sets, such as reading comprehension and re-call, writing strategies and techniques, and organization/time-management skills.
Demonstrated experience and skill in the effective use of technology and integrating technological applications in the classroom.
Ability to engender, navigate and critique thoughtful, informed and respectful discussion/assessments using the historical record as a foundation.
Demonstrated skills related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, skiing, horseback riding). Previous institutional experience preferred.
Must have or obtain Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification
Ability to effectively engage as a dorm parent

CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located thirty miles from Aspen in the mountains of western Colorado. Our programs focus on education through meaningful work, wilderness experience, sustainable living, community service and a rigorous academic setting. Salary and benefits commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included. To apply send a resume and cover letter to jmcgrath@crms.org

Visual Arts Educator
Colorado Rocky Mountain School is looking for a highly qualified full time upper school visual arts teacher.
Requirements:
BA or advanced in degree in related field
Expertise in drawing
Experience in ceramics and/or digital media preferred
Teaching experience as an arts educator (one year minimum)
Skills related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, skiing, horseback riding). Previous institutional experience preferred.
Must have or obtain Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification.
Ability to effectively engage as a dorm parent

Applicants should be committed to a student-centered approach to teaching. Arts educators at CRMS cultivate creativity, effective art studio habits and an ethos of excellence. Our visual arts curriculum includes a focus on craftsmanship, art history, diverse genres, and art critical analysis. This teacher will also maintain our gallery spaces with student art displays. All faculty participate in our active program and must demonstrate proficiencies related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula. Applicants will also contribute to our residential and school-life programs and are expected to act effectively within a diverse cultural and social framework.

Salary and benefits commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included. To apply send a resume and cover letter to jmcgrath@crms.org.

Metal Arts Educator
Colorado Rocky Mountain School is looking for a highly qualified part-time teacher of blacksmithing.
Requirements:
BA or advanced in degree in related field
Blacksmithing expertise
Experience maintaining a coal forge
Skills related to our wilderness education and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, skiing, horseback riding) Must have or obtain Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification

Applicants should be committed to a student-centered approach to teaching. Arts educators at CRMS are expected to cultivate creativity, effective art studio habits with a focus on safety and an ethos of excellence. Our visual arts curriculum includes a focus on craftsmanship, art history, diverse genres, and art critical analysis. The teaching responsibilities include a seven day interim which focuses studies in Blacksmithing.In addition to teaching duties, this blacksmith will maintain The Mountain Forge (established by Francis Whitaker in 1988) manage gallery spaces and supervise a week-long Rocky Mountain Blacksmith Conference at the Mountain Forge each summer. All teachers at CRMS expected to act effectively within a diverse cultural and social framework.
CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located thirty miles from Aspen in the mountains of western Colorado. Our programs focus on education through meaningful work, wilderness experience, sustainable living, community service and a rigorous academic setting. To apply send a resume and cover letter to jmcgrath@crms.org.


For the Garden positions below, please click on each title for a description. If you would like to apply, please email Heather McDermott for further instructions.

2017 Garden Assistant

2017 Garden Intern

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Home Contact Employment

Employment Opportunities

Working at CRMS is a powerful and rewarding opportunity. Current faculty, teaching fellow, and staff openings are posted on this page as they occur, but applicants are encouraged to submit a résumé and cover letter to employment@crms.org, at any time.
If we have an opening, the job description will be posted below. CRMS Application for Employment

Click on the job titles below for a full description and how to apply.

9th Grade History Position
Colorado Rocky Mountain School is seeking an experienced 9th Grade History Teacher to join our team of dedicated faculty members for the 2017-18 school year. The 9th grade history curriculum requires a background in geography and global history with an emphasis on character education and an interdisciplinary approach to learning. All faculty participate in our active program and must demonstrate proficiencies related to our outdoor curriculum and/or sports programs. Applicants will also contribute to our residential and advisory programs and are expected to act effectively within a diverse cultural and social framework. Applicants must have an interest or background in progressive education and must be capable of applying a variety of pedagogical models to meet each student’s needs and help each student reach an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship. The Upper School History Teacher will inspire and challenge our students through the mission of the school.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
Three to four courses per academic semester/year.
Interdisciplinary curriculum collaboration with the 9th grade English classes.
Lead 9th grade team in with the objective of establishing an integrated curriculum and developing effective learning plans for students of concern.
Engage as a parent and dorm team leader.
Teach active program curriculum including trips and mountain sports.
Professional and timely execution of all duties, including preparation and delivery of course materials, administrative protocol, such as grades, comments and other required records, and evaluative assessments meant to foster professional growth and teaching efficacy.
Enthusiastic participation in the greater life of the school, particularly in the active and residential programs.
Interest in fostering diversity, inclusion, and social justice to promote a healthy learning environment.
Willingness to take on other duties as needed.

 Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in history or geography required; advanced degree preferred, ideally world history or global studies.
Teaching experience (one year minimum)
Geography experience preferred. Willingness to develop understanding needed to teach Geography required.
Emphasis on teaching certain fundamental skill sets, such as reading comprehension and re-call, writing strategies and techniques, and organization/time-management skills.
Demonstrated experience and skill in the effective use of technology and integrating technological applications in the classroom.
Ability to engender, navigate and critique thoughtful, informed and respectful discussion/assessments using the historical record as a foundation.
Demonstrated skills related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, skiing, horseback riding). Previous institutional experience preferred.
Must have or obtain Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification
Ability to effectively engage as a dorm parent

CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located thirty miles from Aspen in the mountains of western Colorado. Our programs focus on education through meaningful work, wilderness experience, sustainable living, community service and a rigorous academic setting. Salary and benefits commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included. To apply send a resume and cover letter to jmcgrath@crms.org

Visual Arts Educator
Colorado Rocky Mountain School is looking for a highly qualified full time upper school visual arts teacher.
Requirements:
BA or advanced in degree in related field
Expertise in drawing
Experience in ceramics and/or digital media preferred
Teaching experience as an arts educator (one year minimum)
Skills related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, skiing, horseback riding). Previous institutional experience preferred.
Must have or obtain Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification.
Ability to effectively engage as a dorm parent

Applicants should be committed to a student-centered approach to teaching. Arts educators at CRMS cultivate creativity, effective art studio habits and an ethos of excellence. Our visual arts curriculum includes a focus on craftsmanship, art history, diverse genres, and art critical analysis. This teacher will also maintain our gallery spaces with student art displays. All faculty participate in our active program and must demonstrate proficiencies related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula. Applicants will also contribute to our residential and school-life programs and are expected to act effectively within a diverse cultural and social framework.

Salary and benefits commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included. To apply send a resume and cover letter to jmcgrath@crms.org.

Metal Arts Educator
Colorado Rocky Mountain School is looking for a highly qualified part-time teacher of blacksmithing.
Requirements:
BA or advanced in degree in related field
Blacksmithing expertise
Experience maintaining a coal forge
Skills related to our wilderness education and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, skiing, horseback riding) Must have or obtain Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification

Applicants should be committed to a student-centered approach to teaching. Arts educators at CRMS are expected to cultivate creativity, effective art studio habits with a focus on safety and an ethos of excellence. Our visual arts curriculum includes a focus on craftsmanship, art history, diverse genres, and art critical analysis. The teaching responsibilities include a seven day interim which focuses studies in Blacksmithing.In addition to teaching duties, this blacksmith will maintain The Mountain Forge (established by Francis Whitaker in 1988) manage gallery spaces and supervise a week-long Rocky Mountain Blacksmith Conference at the Mountain Forge each summer. All teachers at CRMS expected to act effectively within a diverse cultural and social framework.
CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located thirty miles from Aspen in the mountains of western Colorado. Our programs focus on education through meaningful work, wilderness experience, sustainable living, community service and a rigorous academic setting. To apply send a resume and cover letter to jmcgrath@crms.org.


For the Garden positions below, please click on each title for a description. If you would like to apply, please email Heather McDermott for further instructions.

2017 Garden Assistant

2017 Garden Intern

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