Current Openings & Application


To apply for positions listed below, please send your resume and cover letter to Please see job descriptions for any additional requirements. 

Long-Term Substitute- Student Support Services

Student Support Services staff provide additional support for students and faculty in several areas including testing, accommodation plans, and differentiated instruction. Approximate timeframe of September 2019-November 2019. 

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Human Resources Director

Vail Mountain School is seeking an experienced, HR Generalist to support and develop an employee-oriented, high-performance culture in support of our mission to Develop Character, Seek Knowledge, and Build Community. 

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Middle School Spanish Teacher

Vail Mountain School is seeking a Spanish teacher for grades 7-8 who will make a difference in the lives of our students and help them broaden their global perspective through the lens of world language. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to the student-centered classroom and a passion for teaching the middle school age group. Candidates should also have an interest in outdoor education because faculty members participate in Ski Fridays, 10th Mountain Division Hut outings, and fall orientation trips that include hiking, rafting, and climbing.

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Long Term Substitute- Upper School English

Vail Mountain School is seeking a long term substitute to teach Upper School English beginning in the Fall of 2019. 

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Elementary Mandarin Chinese Teacher

Vail Mountain School is seeking an Elementary Mandarin Chinese Teacher.

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About Our Faculty

The faculty and staff at VMS possess a wide range of experience and talents unified by an unsurpassed commitment to teaching and nurturing emotional growth. In and out of the classroom, as a member of our community, you will be asked to contribute as a mentor, coach, tutor, and guide as well as other roles that emerge. You’ll work with peers who are smart, energetic, positive, motivated, and always involved. At the end of the day, you won’t be counting the minutes remaining but wishing you had time to accomplish more. It’s also likely that at the end of the day you might skin up Vail Mountain with your colleagues or go on a sunset mountain bike ride on nearby trails.

Portrait of a VMS Teacher

Our School

Vail Mountain School is a Kindergarten through 12, co-educational, non-sectarian day school located in the Central Rocky Mountains, 100 miles west of Denver. The school’s primary focus is to provide a rigorous academic setting as preparation for college and for life. Co-curricular programs take full advantage of our location in the resort community of Vail and the White River National Forest. VMS is known for:
  • A robust experiential and global education program
  • The rigor of a high quality college preparatory curriculum combined with a rapport driven environment that inspires character development
  • An unparalleled collaborative relationship with our community and our mountain environment
  • The flexibility to support our athletes, thespians, musicians, artists, and diverse learners, in and outside of school
We are an equal opportunity employer and make all employment decisions, including those related to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and recognition of individuals on the basis of their ability and job-related qualifications and without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other classification as defined by federal, state, or local law.


To attract new staff of the highest caliber and to make living in a luxury resort town easier, we are inspired by a progressive Strategic Plan to provide competitive salaries and benefits that include a few unique perks. 
  • Tuition remission for children of full-time faculty and staff as available and based on eligibility
  • Competitive health insurance
  • 403b retirement plan
  • Vail/Beaver Creek ski pass
  • Wellness stipend
  • Free daily lunch
  • Subsidized on-campus faculty housing (limited space available)
  • Salary competitive with the in-state peers and commensurate with experience