Careers at DMHS

Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School (DMHS) is a growing, Denver Public Schools urban farm school and high school. We have a high functioning and collegial staff culture that serves a highly diverse population of students matriculating from Denver Public Montessori elementary schools.  We have 125  7th, 8th and 9th grade students in the farm school. This year, we opened the high school with 25  10th grade students. Next year we add 11th grade and we will continue to grow one grade per year through 12th grade.

Occupations/Humanities Project Guide

Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School is hiring a full time Occupations/Humanities Project Guide. The Project Guide teaches both science and humanities projects to an integrated class of 7th, 8th and 9th grade students. Projects focus on a real world problem to be solved (usually related to the school farm, such as taking care of the chickens, planting the organic gardens, building an orchard, etc.) or diving into a specific time and place in history. These project classes include both work of the hands and rigorous academics. Qualified candidates must be highly qualified in science, social studies or English. Preferred candidates will be Montessori trained and/or experienced. Please view our website at dmhs.dpsk12.org and send your resume and cover letter to katy_myers@dpsk12.net.

 

Creative and Physical Expressions Guides (Currently no openings):
Creative and Physical Expressions Guides: Do you love choral music, film-making, dance or team sports, and have you wanted to share your skills with students? DMHS is hiring up to three very part-time creative and/or physical expressions guides. These guides work with up to 20 younger adolescents (7th – 9th grade) to provide students skill building and practice time where the goal is to instill a love of learning and enjoyment for that particular creative or physical expression. Qualified candidates will have minimum of two years of college credit along with a demonstrated expertise in the area he/she would like to guide. Hours are Wednesday from 1:00 – 4:00 (class time is 1:45 to 3:35) and employees are compensated under the DPS Paraprofessional pay scale. Qualified candidates please email katy_myers@dpsk12.net and apply for the position through the DPS website.