Job Openings at Beaver

Please direct all inquiries and applications to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org.

History

Upper School History


Seeking a dynamic Upper School History teacher. Beaver puts an emphasis on project-based learning through a collaborative, inquiry-based approach. Competitive candidates will demonstrate content expertise, knowledge in differentiated instruction and assessment, willingness and ability to design curriculum, and collaborate on and implement innovative pedagogical initiatives, including technology, that focus on a student-first, hands-on, experiential learning. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and management skills are essential to the role, as is a willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, statement of education philosophy and a list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include Upper School History in the subject line.

NuVu

Coach - Designer

NuVu is reimagining K12 education by building the school of the future. NuVu is a place where students and teachers explore ideas outside of disciplinary boundaries and immerse themselves in the innovation process. Under the guidance of designers and experts, middle and high school students solve problems through a critical, rigorous, and iterative process. Our pedagogy is rooted in the architectural design studio but our team has expertise in industrial design, architecture, robotics, engineering, fashion, art, music, filmmaking, and graphic design; this diversity fosters the innovative environment that complements the passion and potential of young learners.

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NuVuX Program Designer

NuVu is reimagining K12 education by building the school of the future. NuVu is a place where students and teachers explore ideas outside of disciplinary boundaries and immerse themselves in the innovation process. Under the guidance of designers and experts, middle and high school students solve problems through a critical, rigorous, and iterative process. Our pedagogy is rooted in the architectural design studio but our team has expertise in industrial design, architecture, robotics, engineering, fashion, art, music, filmmaking, and graphic design; this diversity fosters the innovative environment that complements the passion and potential of young learners.

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NuVu Technology Coach

NuVu is reimagining K12 education by building the school of the future. NuVu is a place where students and teachers explore ideas outside of disciplinary boundaries and immerse themselves in the innovation process. Under the guidance of designers and experts, middle and high school students solve problems through a critical, rigorous, and iterative process. Our pedagogy is rooted in the architectural design studio but our team has expertise in industrial design, architecture, robotics, engineering, fashion, art, music, filmmaking, and graphic design; this diversity fosters the innovative environment that complements the passion and potential of young learners.

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Philanthropy + Engagement

Assistant Director of Philanthropy + Engagement

Seeking a self-motivated development professional with experience in annual giving-level fundraising who is searching for a position where ideas outside of traditional fundraising are encouraged and supported. The Assistant Director of Philanthropy + Engagement will be an innovative and creative thinker and doer who has a proven track record of success initiating and sustaining successful annual fund strategies. The candidate will be intellectually curious and technologically savvy, embodying a desire to be collaborative with all members of the Beaver community. Click here to learn more about this opportunity and to apply for this position.

The role oversees the growth of mid-tier annual fund support with the goal of increasing support and providing a foundation for the major gifts program and manages a prospect portfolio. Working with the Director/Associate Director, this role creates, implements, and evaluates an annual plan for the program that includes goals for each constituency, a timeline, special appeals, solicitation themes and materials, and strategies for recruiting and upgrading donors.

As a member of the fundraising team, this role works with team members and key volunteers to identify, research, cultivate and solicit Annual Fund gifts. This position also plays a role in the major gifts strategy for the Philanthropy + Engagement team.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio, identify and research prospects, develop strategies for soliciting them, ensure the widest participation while using a prospect tailored strategy. Work collaboratively with team members to engage mid-tier donors for Annual Giving.
  • Partner with Director/Associate Director on major gift cultivation strategies and prospect management.
  • Responsible for activities pertaining to Beaver’s Centennial Campaign (2020), including conducting discovery visits, developing donor content and communication plans, and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Steward and cultivate loyal alumni donors.
  • Manage, recruit and train volunteers for the Annual Fund.
  • Arrange volunteer phonathons and create appropriate supporting materials for these solicitations; provide appropriate training for volunteers.
  • Maintain close relationships with school administration, faculty and volunteer leadership.
  • Manage the Faculty/Staff Annual Fund Campaign.
  • Manage 2-3 reunion (giving and engaging) classes.

Qualifications:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, the ability to work well with staff and volunteer leadership, and experience in annual giving-level fundraising.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to succeed in a diverse and dynamic culture.
  • Frontline fundraising experience and a passion for creating relationships and drawing out the best in Board members, parents, alumni, and colleagues.
  • An intellectual curiosity, understanding, and enthusiasm for education and Beaver’s academic mission and philanthropic vision.
  • A sense of humor, flexibility, energy, and strong collaboration skills that include the ability to motivate peers in a culture of staff collaboration for the purpose of reaching common goals.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to persuade and influence others around ideas, decisions, and financial support.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include P+E in the subject line.

General

Substitute Teachers


Beaver is always looking to develop its substitute teacher pool of candidates. Beaver’s curriculum and approach to teaching are designed to inspire, challenge, and mentor students as they discover their individual interests and realize their potential. As such, it is important that our substitute teacher pool be comprised of teachers who embrace these principles. Beaver also requires that our substitute teachers have, at the minimum, a bachelor’s degree. If you would like to be interviewed to be included in our substitute teacher pool, please send your cover letter and resume to bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Beaver Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, handicap status, national origin, ethnicity or military veteran status in hiring or other employment practices.