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, our High School has approximately 60 10th and 11th grade students. Next year we add 12th grade.
High School Math Teacher
Responsibilities include implementing a Montessori 10th – 12th grade integrated math program originally designed by Mike Waski. DMHS’ Senior High will have 105 students 10th – 12th grade. We are looking for a strong, experienced team player to join a dynamic, experienced high functioning team as we start the third year of our public Montessori high school, which is about 78% students of color and 60% free or reduced lunch. 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, or be willing to attend upon hiring. Please send resumes to email@example.com.
About our School
Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School combines Montessori best practices with current research on adolescent brain development to provide a learning environment that promotes high achievement for each student while also supporting them socially and emotionally. Graduates, regardless of ethnicity or income status, will be prepared for college or a career as well as demonstrate ingenuity, adaptability, creativity, initiative and excellent communication and problem solving skills.
Denver Montessori Senior High (DMHS) is a DPS public Montessori school that offers a personalized and rigorous college preparatory program. Our students have the freedom to tap into their inner drives, determine and study their discovered passions. At DMHS, students are given the agency to act, with responsibility, on their autonomous intentions.
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 9:00 – 11:30 am and Fridays from 12:30 – 2:45 pm. Employees are compensated under the DPS Paraprofessional pay scale. Qualified candidates please email firstname.lastname@example.org and apply for the position through the DPS website.