Watershed School is an innovative middle and high school located in central Boulder, Colorado. Our students are engaged in real-world learning that helps them see how rigorous academic content is relevant to their lives. By taking them off campus and putting them in challenging, real-world situations, we spark passion, curiosity, and deep understanding. As the result of our unique approach to learning, Watershed School has been recognized by The New York Times, student performance on creative problem solving tests, and the 100% college acceptance rate of our alumni. The school is intentionally small to support our educational model; however, the school continues to grow.  In 2014-2015, the school will enroll approximately sixty-five students.

PT Spanish Educator

The Watershed School Spanish Educator is a part-time position and reports to the Head of School. S/He will be responsible for teaching one section of Beginning Spanish. The Spanish Educator will need to balance instruction of skills and concepts with meaningful projects that allow students to see and experience how Spanish applies into the real world. Watershed employs a communicative approach to language instruction with a focus on practical, real-world application in communication with other people. The schedule for the position is Monday-Friday with teaching responsibilities beginning at 9:10am and ending at 10:05am. There are additional events in the evening and two weekend events that the Math Educator is responsible for attending. The position begins on Sept. 10th and ends on December 18th.

Math Educator: Precalculus

The Watershed School Math Educator is a part-time position and reports to the Head of School and the Math Coordinator. S/He will be responsible for teaching precalculus. The Precalculus course completes the formal study of the elementary functions begun in Algebra 1 and Algebra 2. Students focus on the use of technology, modeling, and problem solving involving data analysis, trigonometric and circular functions, their inverses, polar coordinates, complex numbers, conics, and quadratic relations. Discrete topics include the Principles of Mathematical Induction, the Binomial Theorem, and sequences and series. The Math Educator will need to balance instruction of skills and concepts with meaningful projects that allow students to see and experience how math fits into the real world. The schedule for the position is Monday-Friday with teaching responsibilities beginning at 9:10am and ending at 10:05am. There are additional events in the evening and two weekend events that the Math Educator is responsible for attending. The position begins on Sept. 10th and ends on April 18th. The salary range for this position is $5000-$7500.

Math Educator: Statistics

The Watershed School Math Educator is a part-time position and reports to the Head of School and the Math Coordinator. S/He will be responsible for teaching statistics. In this class students will work with probability, data collection, descriptive and inferential statistics, probability, data visualizations, and technological tools to analyze statistics. The main foci of the course will be exploring data, planning a study, producing models using probability theory, and making statistical inferences. Students will work with statistical measures of centrality and spread, methods of data collection, methods of determining probability, binomial and normal distributions, hypothesis testing, and confidence intervals. Students will use multiple representations to present data including written descriptions, numerical statistics, formulas, and graphs. The Math Educator will need to balance instruction of skills and concepts with meaningful projects that allow students to see and experience how math fits into the real world. The schedule for the position is Monday-Friday with teaching responsibilities beginning at 8:10am and ending at 9:05am. There are additional events in the evening and two weekend events that the Math Educator is responsible for attending. The position begins on Sept. 10th and ends on April 18th. The salary range for this position is $5000-$7500.

Desired Job Qualifications

The ideal candidates for teaching positions will have the following:

  • outgoing personality

  • excellent communication skills

  • demonstrated organizational skills

  • demonstrated skills developing and supporting community

  • commitment to high academic standards

  • demonstrated success as a collaborative member of a team

  • previous experience with schools

  • familiarity with current issues in education

  • experience with facilitating student groups

  • depth of knowledge in content area

Please send cover letters and resumes to greg@watershedschool.org and dave@watershedschool.org. Positions are open until filled.