DMHS Farm School is comprised of 130 7th, 8th and 9th-grade students and the high school has 105 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade students of which approximately 75% are students of color and 50% qualify for Federal Free and Reduced Lunch. The Farm School is the designated secondary school for four DPS Montessori elementary schools that send us 95% of our incoming students. All full-time teachers are also advisors and usually teach at least one elective class in addition to their content area. Class size ranges from 16 to 22 students. All full-time teachers are required to have already attended or be willing to attend the AMI Adolescent Orientation the year before or after they are hired. DMHS offers tuition assistance to the Orientation.
We are looking for the following positions for the :
Please send your resume and cover letter to Cori_Herbst@dpsk12.net and apply to the DPS Job Board if interested:
Provides additional math support to small groups of students determined by the guide and school curriculum program needs. This person will also assist will data collection and analysis for our math students and determine what interventions are necessary to bring our math students to grade level. This person will conduct such interventions with assistance from guides within the environment as needed. Work with students to assist in completion of math work assigned by the classroom teacher. Implement interventions with help as needed from teaching staff, clarify and model math concepts to students, provide feedback on student progress to classroom teacher.
Please send your resume and cover letter to Cori_Herbst@dpsk12.net
Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School (DMHS) is looking for a part time farmer to assist our teachers in preparing and maintaining the school’s urban farm. The farmer will work 12 hours per week in June and July and then 24 hours per week through the school year. Preferred candidates will have a deep understanding of permaculture principles, be flexible, enjoy working with adolescents and be a strong collaborator. DMHS is a Denver Public School serving a diverse population of students age 12-18. Please see our website at dmhs.dpsk12.org for a position description and email your resume and cover letter to Cori_Herbst@dpsk12.net.
0.5 Special Education Guide
The Secondary Special Education Moderate Needs Guide instructs special education students in
settings that provide a continuum of services from self-contained instruction to full inclusion in the
regular classroom. Helps all students develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a
balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understanding. Monitors, supervises,
coordinates and enforces rules 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
High School Director
Dean of Culture
The Dean of Culture reports directly to the Principal and is a full-time position on the school leadership team. Dean of Culture will supervise all coordinators (staff and faculty) of school events and celebrations. Cultivate an inclusive school environment where all stakeholders are supported to take risks as a learner. Create and maintain shared norms for the school, regardless of race, ethnicity, socio-economic, gender identity, etc.. For full description, please click here:
Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:
– 3 years experience as an educator
– Previous experience with behavioral management preferred
– Previous experience with Community Engagement preferred
– Demonstrated knowledge of DPS Human Resource and other departmental policies
– Excellent communication skills with diverse groups (teachers, parents, students, board members, etc.)
– Strong written skills
– Experience planning and facilitating professional development
– Demonstrated openness and responsiveness
– Strong problem solving skills and ability to anticipate challenges
– Demonstrated success with conflict resolution.
– Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field required.
– Master’s degree preferred.
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.
High School Director/STL
Position Objective: The Senior Team Lead (STL) is a teacher who, as a member of the Instructional Leadership Team, plays a critical role in helping a school reach their student achievement goals. The Senior Team Lead spends part of the day providing high-quality instruction in their own classroom as a teacher, and part of the day developing a team of teachers’ ability to deliver joyful, rigorous and personalized instruction that leads to high academic achievement. As an expert in their content area, Senior Team Leads facilitate collaborative team time, provide 1-on-1 observation and coaching to their peers, and facilitate the end-to-end LEAP growth and performance evaluation for each teacher on their team.
In addition, the Senior Team Lead also:
Expected Outcomes: The goal of a Senior Team Lead is to build the instructional capacity of a team of teachers, developing a team culture of continuous learning that maximizes staff and student morale and performance. By creating distributive leadership structures in schools, Senior Team Leads—in collaboration with School Leaders— increase opportunities for feedback and growth from content experts to drive increased student achievement, while building their own capacity as leaders.
Senior Team Leads receive a $5500 stipend, paid in 20 installments from September – July. A Senior Team Lead must be in role and in a payable status for at least one day in a month in order to receive the stipend installment for that month.
Performance, Growth, and Evaluation:
Required Professional Learning to Serve in Role:
DMHS has outlined the following responsibilities related this role:
The High School Director, in addition to the above outlined responsibilities will also act in the following capacity:
This role is eligible for additional extra-duty pay related to the extended number of responsibility days and/or hours worked. Days and hours will be determined in collaboration with the principal and school leadership team. It is expected that this role could be up to a 215 day calendar year position.