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2 Mar 2023


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

Job Description

Please apply directly to the DPS website:



217 work days per year 

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: Salary Range: Click here for more information on compensation for these roles. Please note: You must submit all relevant documentation via onboarding before the deadline (15 days after receiving your offer letter) for salary

setting purposes. 


Essential Functions and Objectives:


Administers and manages activities within a specific area of a responsibility. Serves as the subject matter expert and applies gained knowledge to execute, maintain and improve systems, programs, or processes. 


Teaches diverse adults and post secondary education option students (PSEO) assigned subject matter to, following district standards-based curriculum and helping all students develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understandings. 


– Team teaches with other instructors and coordinates student learning activities.

– Maintains program compliance with program approval.

– Markets program to agencies, businesses and students.

– Maintains appropriate inventory for all program equipment, materials and supplies.

– Counsels students to encourage and support student achievement.

– Monitors, supervises, coordinates and enforces rule of conduct and behavior 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.

– Prepares lesson plans and materials according to curriculum guidelines and adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.

– Instructs students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods (e.g., lectures, technology, discussions); establishes and communicates clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students.

– Prepares, administers, assigns and grades tests and assignments to evaluate student progress, reporting grades using District and Emily Griffith Opportunity School software; prepares student, attendance and activity reports as required by administrators.

– Communicates with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors and administrators to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems. 


Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:


– Five (5) years wage earning experience in related occupation within the preceding ten years.

– Current Colorado Department of Education Teachers License; Must possess or have the ability to acquire a Colorado Credential for Career and Technical Education; Must possess appropriate industry certification and licensure.

– Knowledge with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook and Google Suite.

– Effective time management and organizational skills.

– Effective communication skills.

– Strong attention to detail.

– Effectively handle multiple demands and competing deadlines.

– The ability to take responsibility for one’s own performance.

– Work collaboratively with others on a team.

– Aptitude for variety and changing expectations and a fast-paced environment.

– Broad knowledge of techniques and practices used for related industry.

– Ability to manage the classroom and coordinate and instruct student activities.

– Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills.

– Demonstrated respect for students.   


Education Requirements:


– Bachelor’s Degree or relevant work experience.

– Must meet the CTE credentialing requirements of the Colorado Community College System Office. This includes having 4,000 documented paid hours of industry experience within the last 7 years (or 5 if in healthcare) in the program field where they’ll be teaching and appropriate industry licensure, certificates, or technical training, OR 2,000 documented paid hours of industry experience and a Bachelor’s degree with appropriate industry licensure, certificates, or technical training in the program field where they’ll be teaching. Exceptions to these criteria are considered per the guidelines of the CCCS credentialing requirements. 


Additional Information:


– Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off):

– Benefits (including DPS contributions):

– Compensation Structures:

– Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.  


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.

How to Apply

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Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 71 days.

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