The Boys School - Join Our Team

The Boys School of Denver seeks to hire highly qualified teachers skilled at integrating movement and hands-on learning into a standards-based academic environment focused on the overall health, wellness, and success of boys.

The Boys School of Denver teachers will be responsible for:

  • Delivering detailed unit plans and daily lessons 
  • Delivering engaging, inquiry-based instruction infused with movement and fieldwork 
  • Assessing students’ learning via a variety of tools and presentations of learning
  • Serve as academic, character, and wellness advisers

We are accepting resumes for the following positions for 2017-18:

  • Lead Counselor
  • 6th Grade Assistant Teacher/Teaching Fellow – Language Arts
  • 6th Grade Assistant Teacher/Teaching Fellow – Math

We are accepting inquiries for the 2018-19 school year for the following positions:

  • Math Teacher
  • Science Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher
  • SPED Teacher
  • Community Liaison
  • BOYS Series Teacher
  • Language Arts Teacher
  • 6th Grade Assistant Teacher/Teaching Fellow – Language Arts
  • 6th Grade Assistant Teacher/Teaching Fellow – Math

All interested applicants please contact:
Head of School, Nick Jackson

Please send your resume and a personal statement explaining how your interests and professional experiences align with and qualify you to be a part of The Boys School mission and vision. 

Please title your documents using the following format: FirstnameLastname_Resume or FirstnameLastname_Statement (example: NickJackson_Resume)

The Boys School of Denver seeks candidates who demonstrate:

Mission alignment
Belief in The Boys School of Denver mission of providing a college preparatory education in a supportive environment that fosters the academic mastery and personal development necessary for every young man to become a powerful advocate for himself and leader of his community. Experience utilizing culturally congruent strategies in gender-specific and movement-based environments is a plus. 

Pedagogical alignment
Belief that long-term, in-depth studies that focus on specific case studies or essential questions help students construct deep understandings and skills and prepare them to create authentic products that meet a need for real audiences. Ability to differentiate, utilize data to drive instruction, and employ strong instructional skills. Experience developing hands-on or movement based lessons and/or teaching in a standards-based school a plus. 

Entrepreneurial Spirit
Ability to thrive in the ambiguity and intensity of a school that is continuing to grow and develop. 

Team Orientation
Ability to work collaboratively in a professional learning community by jointly planning and delivering instruction; participating fully in professional development; and engaging in an on-going exchange of ideas. 

Drive for Excellence
Hard-working, self-starter who takes initiative and is committed to learning and self-improvement.

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) compliant. Strong classroom management and organizational skills. Urban school experience and experience with diverse communities preferred. Certification required.

Program Overview

As opposed to relegating movement to physical education class or after-school sports, The Boys School of Denver teachers incorporate movement into day-to-day instruction and classroom activity as a way of engaging students both mentally and physically. 

We offer a full curriculum focused on the psycho-social dynamics of growing up male in today’s world. The full staff participates in and supports this curriculum. 

Tight-Knit Community
Through advisories, community meetings, shared core values, and opportunities for students and teachers to connect both in and outside the classroom, The Boys School of Denver emphasizes the development of a close learning community. 

Professional Development
Professional development is a priority at The Boys School of Denver. Staff members meet weekly as a school staff and weekly as a content team to continue the work. Grade level teams meet monthly to support curriculum integration and student achievement.