I understand that the Boulder Journey School TEP includes a teaching practicum. By applying to this Program, I am stating that I am physically and mentally able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the essential functions of a classroom teacher in an early childhood classroom. I understand that those functions include the ability to work safely and effectively in a fast-paced environment that requires both physical and mental stamina. I am also stating that I am physically and mentally able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to participate in international travel for the Reggio Emilia Study Group component of the Boulder Journey School Teacher Education Program.
I certify that the information given herein is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I authorize the Boulder Journey School TEP to investigate any information, including my employment history, educational background, and record of criminal convictions that it believes is relevant to my application. My former employers, educational institutions, and personal references may provide information that they may have about me in response to inquiry from the Boulder Journey School TEP Representative. I authorize all of my prior employers to release any and all information regarding my employment to the Boulder Journey School TEP, and I release and hold harmless the Boulder Journey School TEP and all of my prior employers from any and all liability resulting from any such release of information. I understand that acceptance to the Boulder Journey School TEP is contingent upon obtaining reference information gained through the above-mentioned reference checks as well as upon the successful completion of a criminal history check.
I understand that false or misleading statements or omissions in the application process (including in my application or during any interview) may result in a refusal to accept my application, or discharge in the event of acceptance.
I understand that I shall be required to provide documentation establishing my legal authorization for employment within the first three days of the school year.
I understand the following:
The Boulder Journey School TEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Boulder Journey School TEP complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled individuals. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the interview process are requested to contact the Boulder Journey School TEP in order to arrange accommodation.
I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application. In addition, I confirm that to the best of knowledge my name has not been placed on the Central Registry as a confirmed perpetrator of child abuse and I have never been convicted of child abuse, or unlawful sexual behavior.
I also authorize the Boulder Journey School TEP to share this application, including all of its components, with any or all of the practicum sites that the BJSTEP partners with as part of the placement process.
I also authorize Boulder Journey School TEP to share this application, including all of its components, with University of Colorado Denver, Colorado Department of Education, or any other related agency we may partner with as part of the application process for the Boulder Journey School Teacher Education Program.
I understand that employment with the practicum sites associated with the Boulder Journey School TEP is at will and may be terminated by me or the School at any time, with or without cause.