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12 Jul 2021


Denver Public Schools – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

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Traditional 235 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $71,481-$89,350


Essential Functions and Objectives:


– Serve as a leader of the student services gifted and talented team to orchestrate district-wide program improvement in identification, curricular modifications, and assessment of gifted learners

– Supervise, direct, and motivate a team of strong and creative professionals 

– Act as spokesperson on behalf of director and a resource expert to all DPS staff on GT programming requirements

– Oversee the day to day activities related to gifted programming. 

– Provide leadership and direction related to all aspects of gifted education 

– Create and report on comprehensive performance measures to monitor the GT program effectiveness and major projects

– Perform supervisory duties: staff, train, delegate and evaluate the work of others

– Design content and deliver applicable training related to gifted education 

– Act as the department subject matter expert to address the internal/external inquiries 

– Coordinate grant proposal activity and meet any report obligations tied to funding for the gifted program

– Assist in developing the department’s budget(s), manage financial reporting and ensure program-related databases are accurately maintained 

– Manage long and short term work plans and schedules to ensure that dept. tasks are on track  


Credential Requirements:


– CDE teaching certificate with endorsement in Gifted Education

– Current Colorado principal license

– Valid Colorado driver’s license, insurance coverage, and acceptable driving record for the past three years


Education Requirements:


– Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field

– 5 years teaching experience or leadership in gifted education


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  


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.


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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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