Careers at DMHS

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.

DMHS is currently accepting resumes in the following categories. We are looking for strong team players to join a dynamic, experienced high functioning team as we start the eighth year of our public Montessori secondary program. Please send resumes to katy_myers@dpsk12.net.

Montessori Integrated Math Teacher  (Secondary)

We are looking for a strong, creative and collaborative math teacher to join a dynamic, high functioning team at our established public Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School (DMHS).  Responsibilities include implementing the Montessori Integrated Math Curriculum as originally designed by Mike Waski and adapted for DMHS. All DMHS teachers are also student advisors with an advisement of 14 to 18 students. Qualified candidates will be highly qualified in secondary math and have experience in Montessori or other constructivist educational models. Preferred candidates will have a Montessori diploma and/or have attended the NAMTA/AMI Montessori Orientation to Adolescent Studies.  Please send resumes to katy_myers@dpsk12.net.

Occupations / Science Guide

Occupations (Science) guides at DMHS combine meaningful project work that incorporates our farm, animals, building structures and culinary arts with dynamic lessons that lead to mastery of the next generation science standards. High School science guides create semester-long biology and chemistry projects that address real-world challenges in order to present solutions to community experts. DMHS teachers are also student advisors with an advisement of 14 to 18 students. Qualified candidates will be highly qualified in secondary science and have experience in Montessori or other constructivist educational models. Preferred candidates will have a Montessori diploma and/or have attended the NAMTA/AMI Montessori Orientation to Adolescent Studies.  Please send resumes to katy_myers@dpsk12.net

Humanities Guide

Humanities guides at DMHS create interactive and thematic humanities units that, over a three-year cycle, foster student mastery of the Colorado Academic Standards for Literacy and Social Studies. All DMHS teachers are also student advisors with an advisement of 14 to 18 students. Qualified candidates will be highly qualified in language arts and/or social studies and have experience in Montessori or other constructivist educational models. Preferred candidates will have a Montessori diploma and/or have attended the NAMTA/AMI Montessori Orientation to Adolescent Studies.  Please send resumes to katy_myers@dpsk12.net