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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 resumé and cover letter to employment@crms.org, at any time.
When applying for a job at CRMS, the CRMS Application for Employment is required in addition to submitting your resumé.

 If we have an opening, the job description will be posted below.
Click on the job titles below for a full description and how to apply.

Colorado Rocky Mountain School is seeking an experienced upper-school mathematics teacher. This position will be a one-year interim position beginning in the fall of 2019. Applicants should have teaching experience and a degree in a math-related field. CRMS faculty employ a student-centered approach to teaching, meeting individual student’s needs in developing an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship. Applicants will also contribute to our residential and advisory programs and are expected to act effectively within a diverse cultural and social framework. All faculty participate in our active program and must demonstrate proficiencies related to our outdoor curriculum and/or sports programs.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
• Teach three to four academic courses
• Support boarding students as a dorm parent on a residential team
• Mentor a group of students as an advisor
• Instruct active program curriculum including trips and mountain sports
• Communicate effectively with students, parents and colleagues
• Foster diversity, inclusion, and social justice to promote a healthy learning environment
• Take on other duties as needed
• Execute all duties in a timely and professional manner

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in related field; advanced degree and/or teaching credential preferred
• Experience teaching Algebra 1 and/or Geometry (one-year minimum)
• Ability to teach diverse mathematics offerings preferred
• Demonstrated experience and skill in the effective use of technology and integrating technological applications in the classroom
• Proficiencies related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, kayaking, skiing) previous institutional experience preferred
• Must have or be willing to obtain Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder and CPR certifications
• Ability to effectively engage as a dorm parent and advisor

To apply: please email resume, cover letter and CRMS application to: employment@crms.org

Colorado Rocky Mountain School is looking for a highly qualified, full-time upper school visual arts teacher. 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 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 in or background in a student-centered, experiential pedagogical approach. CRMS teachers are expected to apply a variety of teaching strategies to meet each student’s needs and help each student reach an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
• Teach three to four courses per academic semester/year
• Teach active program curriculum including trips and mountain sports.
• Engage as a dorm parent and dorm team leader
• Collaborate to implement an interdisciplinary curriculum
• Enthusiastically participate in the greater life of the school, particularly in the active and residential programs
• Foster diversity, inclusion, and social justice to promote a healthy learning environment
• Execute all duties in a professional and timely manner
• Take on other duties as needed

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required; advanced degree and/or teaching credential preferred
• Teaching experience (Two years minimum)
• Expertise in drawing
• Experience in ceramics and/or digital media preferred
• Organization/time-management skills
• Proficiencies related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, kayaking, skiing) and previous institutional experience preferred
• Must have or be willing to obtain Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder and CPR certifications
• 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, community service, and a rigorous academic setting.

Salary and benefits commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included.
To apply: Send the CRMS employment application, resume and cover letter to employment@crms.org.

The Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) is a college-preparatory independent high school located thirty miles northwest of Aspen in the mountains of western Colorado. CRMS’s average enrollment is 175 students in grades 9-12 from various countries. Key to the underpinnings of our progressive and experiential program is close faculty-student relationships and a skill-based academic curriculum balanced with outdoor activities that challenge young people to develop skills, judgment, responsibility, as well as a service ethic. Also significant are tasks related to daily life and the well being of the community. Our balanced curriculum of rigorous college-preparatory courses, wilderness education, and service learning, all in a residential setting, allows students to cultivate academic excellence, critical thinking, and community-mindedness.

The CRMS Teaching Fellow Program offers the opportunity to become fully immersed in the three integral parts of our program: Active, Academic and Residential.

ACTIVE: Involvement in our five-day a week Active program including:
• The Sports program (kayaking, climbing, mountain biking, numerous types of skiing and snowboarding activities, etc.);
• The Service program (ceramics, blacksmithing, bike shop, etc.);
• Outdoor trips, including Wilderness Orientation (10 days), Fall Trip (5 days) and Spring Trip (7 days).
• Interim, a week-long immersive course of study

RESIDENTIAL: Living and working in a residential dormitory, with ongoing training in residential education. Fellows also serve on a weekend duty team nine weekends per year, facilitate a weekly restriction service crew and participate in evening dorm duties averaging two to three nights a week. Teaching Fellows also assist with several Weekend Rendezvous, which provide overnight weekend adventures for our residential students.

TEACHING: Diverse experiential teaching opportunities through the Active and Residential programs as well as self-motivated classroom observation and participation in coordination with CRMS faculty member in a specific subject area (History, Math, Modern Languages, Science, Art, Technology, College Counseling). Teaching Fellows will also be called upon to be substitute teachers, collaborate with Learning Center and to cover study halls when necessary.

The Teaching Fellow Program is a one-year appointment. Employment begins early August 2019 and extends through early June 2020. While at CRMS, teaching fellows will receive room and board, a season ski pass to the four areas of Aspen, a $10,000 stipend and health benefits.

Who Should Apply: Individuals with a college degree who are interested in education, working with teenagers and gaining firsthand experience in an independent board school setting. Expertise in kayaking, mountain biking and/or rock climbing a must with an ability to demonstrate a strong personal practice in their sport(s) of choice. Institutional outdoor instruction highly preferred and individuals who offer diverse perspectives welcome.

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and CRMS Application to:
Jessica McGrath
Colorado Rocky Mountain School
500 Holden Way, Carbondale, Colorado 81623
or electronically to jmcgrath@crms.org.
For more information, please contact the school at 970-963-2562. Position open until filled.

The High School High Scholar (HS)2 program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School is currently hiring mathematics teachers for the following positions for the 2019 five-week summer session:

Algebra 2 – two sections
Calculus AB – two sections
Calculus BC – one section



The 2019 (HS)2 program runs June 22 to July 27, with faculty arriving on campus Tuesday, June 18 and departing between July 27-29.

Each section of mathematics will be taught for two hours per day, M-F for a total of 10 hours per week if teaching one section (approximately 50 hours over the course of the summer). Applicants are encouraged to consider teaching two sections if possible.

Responsibilities also include tutoring students during study hall three evenings per week from 7:00-9:00 pm, and chaperoning one on-campus social event and one off-campus trip during the session. Teachers do not have dormitory responsibilities.

Applicants must have at least two years of experience teaching subject content. Strong candidates have significant teaching experience, a mastery of mathematics, and a love of working with high school students, specifically, providing support for minority students who will be the first in their families to graduate from college.

Established in 2007, High School High Scholar (HS)2 is a rigorous STEM-based summer enrichment program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School that transforms the lives of promising high school students from underserved communities by inspiring them to reach their full potential, preparing them for college and empowering them for success in the world.

For more information, visit our webpage, or contact Cindy Blachly by email hs2@crms.org, or phone 970-963-2562 x134.

The salary for the summer session is $2,500 per class section plus room and board. If two sections of the same course are taught, the salary is $4,500.

If you are interested in teaching at (HS)2, please download and complete the (HS)2 Teacher Application, and email with your cover letter and resume to hs2@crms.org.
Resident/Teaching Assistants (TAs) are the backbone of the (HS)2 program because they interact with students on every level and in every setting. (HS)2 is currently hiring male RAs/TAs to work in the boys’ dorms and provide academic assistance in mathematics classrooms. TAs assist lead teachers in the classroom five days per week, up to two hours per day, and support students in study hall three nights per week. TAs live in a dormitory room with another teaching assistant (sharing bathroom facilities with students) and are on duty in the dorm three nights and mornings per week, and three full weekends during the summer session. Responsibilities also include chaperoning students during off-campus activities and transporting students in a 14-passenger vehicle. Successful TAs have a strong academic background, a high level of stamina and compassion for others. They must genuinely enjoy working with high school students and have an interest in mentoring first-generation college-bound students.

Requirements for the TA position include:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher
• 22 years of age minimum
• Clean driving record and significant driving experience
• Demonstrated interest and experience in teaching and mentoring students

2019 Dates: New faculty, including all TAs, will arrive on campus Tuesday, June 18 and depart July 27-29. (HS)2 third-year students will arrive on campus Saturday, June 22 for a leadership seminar, and first and second-year students will arrive on Monday, June 24. All students depart campus on Saturday, July 27.

In addition to room and board, (HS)2 Teaching Assistants typically receive a salary depending upon their assigned responsibilities.

Application Procedures: Before completing the application, please read through the (HS)2 website www.crms.org/hs2/. Completed applications are reviewed and candidates are chosen until staffing is complete, although preference is given to applications received before March 1, 2019. The review of candidates will be ongoing and will take place when the completed Resident/Teaching Assistant application, resume, and cover letter are received.

Interviews and Hiring: After your application has been received, you will be contacted via email to inform you of your applicant status, and if appropriate, to set up an interview. Interviews will likely be conducted over the phone or via Skype. When deciding to accept an offer of a position, applicants should remember that, although the (HS)2 summer session is only five weeks, it is an intense, rigorous, and challenging program for both students and faculty.

If you have any questions, please contact Cindy Blachly, program director, at hs2@crms.org, or by calling 970- 963-2562 x134. 

If you are interested in the position of (HS)2 TA, please download and complete the (HS)2 Teaching Assistant Application, and email with your cover letter and resume to hs2@crms.org.
Location: Colorado Rocky Mountain School, an independent day and boarding high school, has an organic garden program with vegetable gardens, a young orchard, a small nursery, and a large scale composting system. CRMS is located on a 350-acre ranch in Carbondale in western Colorado between Glenwood Springs and Aspen at an elevation of 6200 feet.

Job responsibilities: The Garden Assistant participates in all non-administrative activities of the garden as needed. This includes soil preparation, planting, mulching, protecting crops with covers, watering, weeding, fertilizing, planning, harvesting, cleaning produce, preparing produce for storage, maintaining tools, minor repairs on buildings and equipment and cleaning of the buildings and work areas. The Assistant plays a large role in the yearly plant sale (a Saturday and Sunday in May), that will impart a different skill set; knowledge of perennials and annuals, marketing, sales, and customer relations. There is also the opportunity for the Assistant to gain skills pertaining to operating a skid-steer tractor and various construction and landscaping projects. The Assistant will help with the compost program weekly. The Assistant works with the Garden Manager to plan and supervise student work crews. If the Assistant has sole responsibility for supervising a work crew, the assistant will take attendance, write reports and submit them by the appropriate deadline. At times, the Assistant may be called upon to work in/on the campus landscape outside the garden. The assistant will take an active role in supervising and training Garden Interns. The Assistant may also be asked to attend a 5-day outdoor adventure trip (such as backpacking) with another faculty member and students from CRMS in the fall. Also in the fall, the garden assistant will help plan for a special evening, the Harvest Dinner, where the CRMS community comes together to celebrate the food from the garden.

Time commitment: The Assistantship runs for 32 weeks; from late March through late October 2019. The assistant will be required to work some weekends (on a rotating schedule with interns and assistant). Due to the nature of agricultural work, typical holidays (such as Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day) will be regularly scheduled work days. Expect a heavy workload (40+ hours/week) most weeks.

Stipend: $275/week paid every two weeks

Housing: You will live in a yurt on campus with a composting toilet, a water tank, and a full kitchen. This housing is somewhat primitive. The yurt, while it does have propane heat, can be on the cool to cold side during spring and fall and during the summer months, certain times of day in the yurt can be very hot. The assistant has access to shower facilities in campus facilities, which are a short walk from the yurt.

Meals: Three meals daily provided when school kitchen is open. The kitchen will be open for most of the term of the assistantship with the exception of a few intermittent days. The assistant will also have access to produce from the school garden and to a small plot to plant his/her own garden if desired.

Qualifications: The Garden Assistant should have practical work experience and a basic knowledge of organic production and gardening and a genuine curiosity about learning more, an interest in the educational side of agriculture, the ability to thrive under challenging conditions, and an ability to be flexible and respond to changes that arise because of the school calendar and the weather.
-Must be 21 years of age
-Experience working with teenagers is a plus
-A strong interest in organic agriculture
-A well-developed work ethic
-Due to the presence of students on campus, all employees are required to pass a background check. This requirement poses a barrier to international applicants.
-Must provide own transportation to CRMS
-Ability to work in an efficient and thorough manner

To apply: contact hmcdermott@crms.orgApplication deadline: February 22, 2019
Location: Colorado Rocky Mountain School, an independent day and boarding high school, has an organic garden program with vegetable gardens, a young orchard, a small nursery, a large-scale composting system, and a water-efficient public demonstration garden. CRMS is located on a 350-acre ranch in Carbondale in western Colorado between Glenwood Springs and Aspen at an elevation of 6200
feet.

Job responsibilities: The Garden Interns participate in all activities of the garden as needed. This includes soil preparation, planting, watering, weeding fertilizing, planning, harvesting, cleaning produce, preparing produce for storage, maintaining tools, minor repairs on buildings and equipment and cleaning of the buildings and work areas. There also exist opportunities operate a skid steer, participate in construction projects, and dabble in flower arranging. At times, the Intern may be called upon to work in/on the campus landscape. Also, interns may be given responsibility for a specific project or ongoing task.

Housing: On campus (most likely a dorm room).

Stipend:
$125/week paid every two weeks

Meals:
Three meals daily provided when school kitchen is open. The kitchen will be open for most of the term of the internship with the exception of a few intermittent weeks usually no more than two weeks total. The interns will also have access to produce from the school garden and dry goods from the kitchen.

Time commitment: Duration and dates are flexible. 10-20 weeks at 40+ hours a week from May until September depending on the CRMS school calendar and the Intern’s availability. The interns will be required to work some weekends (on a rotating schedule with other interns and assistant- expect 1-2 weekends per month- mostly watering and light work). Due to the nature of agricultural work, typical holidays (such as Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day) will be regularly scheduled work days. Expect a heavy workload (40+ hours/week) most weeks.

Qualifications: The Garden Interns should have the ability to thrive under challenging conditions, an ability to be flexible and respond to changes that arise because of the school calendar and the weather. A strong interest in organic agriculture and a strong work ethic are required. An ability to work and live together cooperatively is essential.
-A well developed efficient work ethic
-At least 18 years of age
-Due to the presence of students on campus, all employees are required to pass a background check. This requirement poses a barrier for international applicants.
-Must provide own transportation to CRMS
-Ability to work in an efficient and thorough manner

Due to the housing available to interns/assistant, no pets are allowed.

To apply, contact hmcdermott@crms.org Application deadline Feb. 22, 2018
Development Responsibilities

General
• provides overall vision and strategy for the Development Department in all areas of fundraising (Annual Fund, Capital Projects, Planned Giving/Endowment) and how all the goals are interwoven and can be simultaneously achieved.
• manages five direct reports (Dir. of Annual Giving, Dev. Manager, AL & Parent Liaison, Database Manager and Communications & Marketing Manager - in conjunction with Dir. of Admission)
• regularly meets with direct reports guiding and assisting with their individual objectives and ensuring success
• interacts directly with Head of School and Board of Trustees to accomplish development goals
• participates on Board committees (Development, Marketing & Governance)
• senior administrator serving on Executive and Finance teams
• responsible for the majority of major donor relationships and asks
• supports and drives overarching gift acknowledgment and stewardship programs
• makes final decisions on all Development-related issues with Head of School’s knowledge, blessing, and support
• responsible for the annual Development budget

Annual Fund & Special Events
• partners with Director of Annual Giving on overarching annual fund strategy, plan and execution
• handles the majority of leadership-level Annual Fund asks ($5K+)
• meets weekly with Annual Fund team to review progress, next steps and adjust strategy
• thank you calls to $1K+ donors and stewardship
• assists with the strategy around Special Events revenue generation and international donor asks

Major Gifts/Capital Projects
• partners with Director of Annual Giving on major gifts prospects, discovery and cultivation
• cultivates and stewards ongoing relationships with major donors
• coordinates Capital Project collateral and supporting materials
• works closely with Head, Dir. of Finance and Board on understanding the capital project landscape and where Development is positioned relative to the cost and timing of proposed projects
• works closely with Database Manager overseeing bi-annual capital pledge reminders and monitors pledge payments

Planned Giving / Endowment
• collaborates with Development Manager and Database Manager on all aspects of vision, strategy and execution of on-going PG program including stewardship & solicitation of this group with bi-monthly meetings to review progress, next steps and adjust strategy
• Supports and drives endowment reporting and stewardship and the oversees creation of new endowments in conjunction with the GAC

Alumni Relations
• collaborates weekly with Alumni Manager to strategize and ensure all alumni relation initiatives (social, e-blast, gatherings and visits) are moving forward

Marketing Responsibilities
• works closely with Director of Admission and Marketing & Comm Manager overseeing all aspects of the school’s marketing and branding, and internal and external communications.
• meets weekly with staff marketing committee and an outside consultant to move our social and analytical objectives forward
• manages Communications budget with Director of Admission

(HS)2
• assisted (HS)2 program director with creating an overarching development system and plan
• supported donors and donor-related events throughout the (HS)2 program last summer (i.e. donor visits, Rotary presentations, receptions, etc.)

Other:
• Advisor
• participate in Interim, Fall Trip, Spring Trip (as available)
• assist in the classroom (as available)


To apply:  please submit a resume, cover letter, and CRMS Employment Application to employment@crms.org
Colorado Rocky Mountain School is accepting applications from qualified candidates. Applicants must possess three years of maintenance experience and are encouraged to review the Job Description linked below and describe areas of expertise and specialized skill in a letter of interest or on the employment application.

Motor vehicle and criminal background check required. CRMS is an equal opportunity employer.

Please download the job description for more information. The employment application should be sent via email to employment@crms.org.

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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 resumé and cover letter to employment@crms.org, at any time.
When applying for a job at CRMS, the CRMS Application for Employment is required in addition to submitting your resumé.

 If we have an opening, the job description will be posted below.
Click on the job titles below for a full description and how to apply.

Colorado Rocky Mountain School is seeking an experienced upper-school mathematics teacher. This position will be a one-year interim position beginning in the fall of 2019. Applicants should have teaching experience and a degree in a math-related field. CRMS faculty employ a student-centered approach to teaching, meeting individual student’s needs in developing an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship. Applicants will also contribute to our residential and advisory programs and are expected to act effectively within a diverse cultural and social framework. All faculty participate in our active program and must demonstrate proficiencies related to our outdoor curriculum and/or sports programs.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
• Teach three to four academic courses
• Support boarding students as a dorm parent on a residential team
• Mentor a group of students as an advisor
• Instruct active program curriculum including trips and mountain sports
• Communicate effectively with students, parents and colleagues
• Foster diversity, inclusion, and social justice to promote a healthy learning environment
• Take on other duties as needed
• Execute all duties in a timely and professional manner

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in related field; advanced degree and/or teaching credential preferred
• Experience teaching Algebra 1 and/or Geometry (one-year minimum)
• Ability to teach diverse mathematics offerings preferred
• Demonstrated experience and skill in the effective use of technology and integrating technological applications in the classroom
• Proficiencies related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, kayaking, skiing) previous institutional experience preferred
• Must have or be willing to obtain Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder and CPR certifications
• Ability to effectively engage as a dorm parent and advisor

To apply: please email resume, cover letter and CRMS application to: employment@crms.org

Colorado Rocky Mountain School is looking for a highly qualified, full-time upper school visual arts teacher. 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 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 in or background in a student-centered, experiential pedagogical approach. CRMS teachers are expected to apply a variety of teaching strategies to meet each student’s needs and help each student reach an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
• Teach three to four courses per academic semester/year
• Teach active program curriculum including trips and mountain sports.
• Engage as a dorm parent and dorm team leader
• Collaborate to implement an interdisciplinary curriculum
• Enthusiastically participate in the greater life of the school, particularly in the active and residential programs
• Foster diversity, inclusion, and social justice to promote a healthy learning environment
• Execute all duties in a professional and timely manner
• Take on other duties as needed

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required; advanced degree and/or teaching credential preferred
• Teaching experience (Two years minimum)
• Expertise in drawing
• Experience in ceramics and/or digital media preferred
• Organization/time-management skills
• Proficiencies related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, kayaking, skiing) and previous institutional experience preferred
• Must have or be willing to obtain Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder and CPR certifications
• 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, community service, and a rigorous academic setting.

Salary and benefits commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included.
To apply: Send the CRMS employment application, resume and cover letter to employment@crms.org.

The Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) is a college-preparatory independent high school located thirty miles northwest of Aspen in the mountains of western Colorado. CRMS’s average enrollment is 175 students in grades 9-12 from various countries. Key to the underpinnings of our progressive and experiential program is close faculty-student relationships and a skill-based academic curriculum balanced with outdoor activities that challenge young people to develop skills, judgment, responsibility, as well as a service ethic. Also significant are tasks related to daily life and the well being of the community. Our balanced curriculum of rigorous college-preparatory courses, wilderness education, and service learning, all in a residential setting, allows students to cultivate academic excellence, critical thinking, and community-mindedness.

The CRMS Teaching Fellow Program offers the opportunity to become fully immersed in the three integral parts of our program: Active, Academic and Residential.

ACTIVE: Involvement in our five-day a week Active program including:
• The Sports program (kayaking, climbing, mountain biking, numerous types of skiing and snowboarding activities, etc.);
• The Service program (ceramics, blacksmithing, bike shop, etc.);
• Outdoor trips, including Wilderness Orientation (10 days), Fall Trip (5 days) and Spring Trip (7 days).
• Interim, a week-long immersive course of study

RESIDENTIAL: Living and working in a residential dormitory, with ongoing training in residential education. Fellows also serve on a weekend duty team nine weekends per year, facilitate a weekly restriction service crew and participate in evening dorm duties averaging two to three nights a week. Teaching Fellows also assist with several Weekend Rendezvous, which provide overnight weekend adventures for our residential students.

TEACHING: Diverse experiential teaching opportunities through the Active and Residential programs as well as self-motivated classroom observation and participation in coordination with CRMS faculty member in a specific subject area (History, Math, Modern Languages, Science, Art, Technology, College Counseling). Teaching Fellows will also be called upon to be substitute teachers, collaborate with Learning Center and to cover study halls when necessary.

The Teaching Fellow Program is a one-year appointment. Employment begins early August 2019 and extends through early June 2020. While at CRMS, teaching fellows will receive room and board, a season ski pass to the four areas of Aspen, a $10,000 stipend and health benefits.

Who Should Apply: Individuals with a college degree who are interested in education, working with teenagers and gaining firsthand experience in an independent board school setting. Expertise in kayaking, mountain biking and/or rock climbing a must with an ability to demonstrate a strong personal practice in their sport(s) of choice. Institutional outdoor instruction highly preferred and individuals who offer diverse perspectives welcome.

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and CRMS Application to:
Jessica McGrath
Colorado Rocky Mountain School
500 Holden Way, Carbondale, Colorado 81623
or electronically to jmcgrath@crms.org.
For more information, please contact the school at 970-963-2562. Position open until filled.

The High School High Scholar (HS)2 program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School is currently hiring mathematics teachers for the following positions for the 2019 five-week summer session:

Algebra 2 – two sections
Calculus AB – two sections
Calculus BC – one section



The 2019 (HS)2 program runs June 22 to July 27, with faculty arriving on campus Tuesday, June 18 and departing between July 27-29.

Each section of mathematics will be taught for two hours per day, M-F for a total of 10 hours per week if teaching one section (approximately 50 hours over the course of the summer). Applicants are encouraged to consider teaching two sections if possible.

Responsibilities also include tutoring students during study hall three evenings per week from 7:00-9:00 pm, and chaperoning one on-campus social event and one off-campus trip during the session. Teachers do not have dormitory responsibilities.

Applicants must have at least two years of experience teaching subject content. Strong candidates have significant teaching experience, a mastery of mathematics, and a love of working with high school students, specifically, providing support for minority students who will be the first in their families to graduate from college.

Established in 2007, High School High Scholar (HS)2 is a rigorous STEM-based summer enrichment program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School that transforms the lives of promising high school students from underserved communities by inspiring them to reach their full potential, preparing them for college and empowering them for success in the world.

For more information, visit our webpage, or contact Cindy Blachly by email hs2@crms.org, or phone 970-963-2562 x134.

The salary for the summer session is $2,500 per class section plus room and board. If two sections of the same course are taught, the salary is $4,500.

If you are interested in teaching at (HS)2, please download and complete the (HS)2 Teacher Application, and email with your cover letter and resume to hs2@crms.org.
Resident/Teaching Assistants (TAs) are the backbone of the (HS)2 program because they interact with students on every level and in every setting. (HS)2 is currently hiring male RAs/TAs to work in the boys’ dorms and provide academic assistance in mathematics classrooms. TAs assist lead teachers in the classroom five days per week, up to two hours per day, and support students in study hall three nights per week. TAs live in a dormitory room with another teaching assistant (sharing bathroom facilities with students) and are on duty in the dorm three nights and mornings per week, and three full weekends during the summer session. Responsibilities also include chaperoning students during off-campus activities and transporting students in a 14-passenger vehicle. Successful TAs have a strong academic background, a high level of stamina and compassion for others. They must genuinely enjoy working with high school students and have an interest in mentoring first-generation college-bound students.

Requirements for the TA position include:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher
• 22 years of age minimum
• Clean driving record and significant driving experience
• Demonstrated interest and experience in teaching and mentoring students

2019 Dates: New faculty, including all TAs, will arrive on campus Tuesday, June 18 and depart July 27-29. (HS)2 third-year students will arrive on campus Saturday, June 22 for a leadership seminar, and first and second-year students will arrive on Monday, June 24. All students depart campus on Saturday, July 27.

In addition to room and board, (HS)2 Teaching Assistants typically receive a salary depending upon their assigned responsibilities.

Application Procedures: Before completing the application, please read through the (HS)2 website www.crms.org/hs2/. Completed applications are reviewed and candidates are chosen until staffing is complete, although preference is given to applications received before March 1, 2019. The review of candidates will be ongoing and will take place when the completed Resident/Teaching Assistant application, resume, and cover letter are received.

Interviews and Hiring: After your application has been received, you will be contacted via email to inform you of your applicant status, and if appropriate, to set up an interview. Interviews will likely be conducted over the phone or via Skype. When deciding to accept an offer of a position, applicants should remember that, although the (HS)2 summer session is only five weeks, it is an intense, rigorous, and challenging program for both students and faculty.

If you have any questions, please contact Cindy Blachly, program director, at hs2@crms.org, or by calling 970- 963-2562 x134. 

If you are interested in the position of (HS)2 TA, please download and complete the (HS)2 Teaching Assistant Application, and email with your cover letter and resume to hs2@crms.org.
Location: Colorado Rocky Mountain School, an independent day and boarding high school, has an organic garden program with vegetable gardens, a young orchard, a small nursery, and a large scale composting system. CRMS is located on a 350-acre ranch in Carbondale in western Colorado between Glenwood Springs and Aspen at an elevation of 6200 feet.

Job responsibilities: The Garden Assistant participates in all non-administrative activities of the garden as needed. This includes soil preparation, planting, mulching, protecting crops with covers, watering, weeding, fertilizing, planning, harvesting, cleaning produce, preparing produce for storage, maintaining tools, minor repairs on buildings and equipment and cleaning of the buildings and work areas. The Assistant plays a large role in the yearly plant sale (a Saturday and Sunday in May), that will impart a different skill set; knowledge of perennials and annuals, marketing, sales, and customer relations. There is also the opportunity for the Assistant to gain skills pertaining to operating a skid-steer tractor and various construction and landscaping projects. The Assistant will help with the compost program weekly. The Assistant works with the Garden Manager to plan and supervise student work crews. If the Assistant has sole responsibility for supervising a work crew, the assistant will take attendance, write reports and submit them by the appropriate deadline. At times, the Assistant may be called upon to work in/on the campus landscape outside the garden. The assistant will take an active role in supervising and training Garden Interns. The Assistant may also be asked to attend a 5-day outdoor adventure trip (such as backpacking) with another faculty member and students from CRMS in the fall. Also in the fall, the garden assistant will help plan for a special evening, the Harvest Dinner, where the CRMS community comes together to celebrate the food from the garden.

Time commitment: The Assistantship runs for 32 weeks; from late March through late October 2019. The assistant will be required to work some weekends (on a rotating schedule with interns and assistant). Due to the nature of agricultural work, typical holidays (such as Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day) will be regularly scheduled work days. Expect a heavy workload (40+ hours/week) most weeks.

Stipend: $275/week paid every two weeks

Housing: You will live in a yurt on campus with a composting toilet, a water tank, and a full kitchen. This housing is somewhat primitive. The yurt, while it does have propane heat, can be on the cool to cold side during spring and fall and during the summer months, certain times of day in the yurt can be very hot. The assistant has access to shower facilities in campus facilities, which are a short walk from the yurt.

Meals: Three meals daily provided when school kitchen is open. The kitchen will be open for most of the term of the assistantship with the exception of a few intermittent days. The assistant will also have access to produce from the school garden and to a small plot to plant his/her own garden if desired.

Qualifications: The Garden Assistant should have practical work experience and a basic knowledge of organic production and gardening and a genuine curiosity about learning more, an interest in the educational side of agriculture, the ability to thrive under challenging conditions, and an ability to be flexible and respond to changes that arise because of the school calendar and the weather.
-Must be 21 years of age
-Experience working with teenagers is a plus
-A strong interest in organic agriculture
-A well-developed work ethic
-Due to the presence of students on campus, all employees are required to pass a background check. This requirement poses a barrier to international applicants.
-Must provide own transportation to CRMS
-Ability to work in an efficient and thorough manner

To apply: contact hmcdermott@crms.orgApplication deadline: February 22, 2019
Location: Colorado Rocky Mountain School, an independent day and boarding high school, has an organic garden program with vegetable gardens, a young orchard, a small nursery, a large-scale composting system, and a water-efficient public demonstration garden. CRMS is located on a 350-acre ranch in Carbondale in western Colorado between Glenwood Springs and Aspen at an elevation of 6200
feet.

Job responsibilities: The Garden Interns participate in all activities of the garden as needed. This includes soil preparation, planting, watering, weeding fertilizing, planning, harvesting, cleaning produce, preparing produce for storage, maintaining tools, minor repairs on buildings and equipment and cleaning of the buildings and work areas. There also exist opportunities operate a skid steer, participate in construction projects, and dabble in flower arranging. At times, the Intern may be called upon to work in/on the campus landscape. Also, interns may be given responsibility for a specific project or ongoing task.

Housing: On campus (most likely a dorm room).

Stipend:
$125/week paid every two weeks

Meals:
Three meals daily provided when school kitchen is open. The kitchen will be open for most of the term of the internship with the exception of a few intermittent weeks usually no more than two weeks total. The interns will also have access to produce from the school garden and dry goods from the kitchen.

Time commitment: Duration and dates are flexible. 10-20 weeks at 40+ hours a week from May until September depending on the CRMS school calendar and the Intern’s availability. The interns will be required to work some weekends (on a rotating schedule with other interns and assistant- expect 1-2 weekends per month- mostly watering and light work). Due to the nature of agricultural work, typical holidays (such as Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day) will be regularly scheduled work days. Expect a heavy workload (40+ hours/week) most weeks.

Qualifications: The Garden Interns should have the ability to thrive under challenging conditions, an ability to be flexible and respond to changes that arise because of the school calendar and the weather. A strong interest in organic agriculture and a strong work ethic are required. An ability to work and live together cooperatively is essential.
-A well developed efficient work ethic
-At least 18 years of age
-Due to the presence of students on campus, all employees are required to pass a background check. This requirement poses a barrier for international applicants.
-Must provide own transportation to CRMS
-Ability to work in an efficient and thorough manner

Due to the housing available to interns/assistant, no pets are allowed.

To apply, contact hmcdermott@crms.org Application deadline Feb. 22, 2018
Development Responsibilities

General
• provides overall vision and strategy for the Development Department in all areas of fundraising (Annual Fund, Capital Projects, Planned Giving/Endowment) and how all the goals are interwoven and can be simultaneously achieved.
• manages five direct reports (Dir. of Annual Giving, Dev. Manager, AL & Parent Liaison, Database Manager and Communications & Marketing Manager - in conjunction with Dir. of Admission)
• regularly meets with direct reports guiding and assisting with their individual objectives and ensuring success
• interacts directly with Head of School and Board of Trustees to accomplish development goals
• participates on Board committees (Development, Marketing & Governance)
• senior administrator serving on Executive and Finance teams
• responsible for the majority of major donor relationships and asks
• supports and drives overarching gift acknowledgment and stewardship programs
• makes final decisions on all Development-related issues with Head of School’s knowledge, blessing, and support
• responsible for the annual Development budget

Annual Fund & Special Events
• partners with Director of Annual Giving on overarching annual fund strategy, plan and execution
• handles the majority of leadership-level Annual Fund asks ($5K+)
• meets weekly with Annual Fund team to review progress, next steps and adjust strategy
• thank you calls to $1K+ donors and stewardship
• assists with the strategy around Special Events revenue generation and international donor asks

Major Gifts/Capital Projects
• partners with Director of Annual Giving on major gifts prospects, discovery and cultivation
• cultivates and stewards ongoing relationships with major donors
• coordinates Capital Project collateral and supporting materials
• works closely with Head, Dir. of Finance and Board on understanding the capital project landscape and where Development is positioned relative to the cost and timing of proposed projects
• works closely with Database Manager overseeing bi-annual capital pledge reminders and monitors pledge payments

Planned Giving / Endowment
• collaborates with Development Manager and Database Manager on all aspects of vision, strategy and execution of on-going PG program including stewardship & solicitation of this group with bi-monthly meetings to review progress, next steps and adjust strategy
• Supports and drives endowment reporting and stewardship and the oversees creation of new endowments in conjunction with the GAC

Alumni Relations
• collaborates weekly with Alumni Manager to strategize and ensure all alumni relation initiatives (social, e-blast, gatherings and visits) are moving forward

Marketing Responsibilities
• works closely with Director of Admission and Marketing & Comm Manager overseeing all aspects of the school’s marketing and branding, and internal and external communications.
• meets weekly with staff marketing committee and an outside consultant to move our social and analytical objectives forward
• manages Communications budget with Director of Admission

(HS)2
• assisted (HS)2 program director with creating an overarching development system and plan
• supported donors and donor-related events throughout the (HS)2 program last summer (i.e. donor visits, Rotary presentations, receptions, etc.)

Other:
• Advisor
• participate in Interim, Fall Trip, Spring Trip (as available)
• assist in the classroom (as available)


To apply:  please submit a resume, cover letter, and CRMS Employment Application to employment@crms.org
Colorado Rocky Mountain School is accepting applications from qualified candidates. Applicants must possess three years of maintenance experience and are encouraged to review the Job Description linked below and describe areas of expertise and specialized skill in a letter of interest or on the employment application.

Motor vehicle and criminal background check required. CRMS is an equal opportunity employer.

Please download the job description for more information. The employment application should be sent via email to employment@crms.org.
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