Teacher, Secondary (High) - Various Grade Levels And Subjects

Denver Public Schools | Denver, CO, United States

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Posted Date 5/06/2021



Traditional 186 work days per year (this is a one year position only for the 2021-22 School Year)

FTE: 1.0

Salary: See DCTA Teacher Salary Schedule at http://careers.dpsk12.org/teachercomp/compensation-your-first-year/.

*Applicants must live in Colorado. Online teaching positions will require regular weekly in-person learning, trainings, meetings and/or testing. Flexibility to be available within the school-day schedule is a must.

Subjects and Grades:

This is a general teacher candidate pool for High School Math, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts.

Essential Functions and Objectives:

The Middle/High School Teacher teaches specific grade level subject matter to a diverse high school student population, following DPS standards-based curriculum. Teacher will assist with the development and curation of the online curriculum to ensure alignment with the DPS Scope and Sequence, plan/execute both asynchronous and synchronous units and lessons for students, and develop plans for reteaching, additional support and acceleration for students. Helps all students develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understanding. Monitors, supervises, coordinates and enforces rule of conduct and behavior for assigned students, and reinforces positive student behaviors in accordance with school and District policy. Observes, evaluates, reports and records students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health. Communicates with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems. In addition to content-area instruction and support, serves as a teacher-mentor to a group of students to support social-emotional learning, engagement in school, advocacy with other teachers and completion of college and career readiness activities.

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

Must possess a current Colorado Department of Education Teachers License with appropriate endorsement.


Please enter all of your education, licensure, and endorsements on your profile before submitting an application for this position. Candidates without a complete profile will not be considered. If your teaching license is pending, you are eligible to apply.

To see what qualifications are acceptable for this role, please refer to this teacher qualifications guide: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wjNPW43JNUZixwWegvfuzKstB7iJu6or/view.

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Employment Type
Full time
Education | Teaching
Classroom Teacher

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