TEACHER, ELEMENTARY - ELA-S

Denver Public Schools
Job Description

 

Position: Teacher, Elementary – ELA-S

? Location: Multiple School locations – Denver district

? FTE: 1.0

? Salary: See DCTA Teacher Salary Schedule at http://careers.dpsk12.org/teachercomp/compensation-your-first-year/.

To Apply:

Start by first applying to the general teaching position and complete DPS Central Teacher Screening process before applying to teach at a specific school. Candidates who are not current DPS employees may apply to the general teaching position here: Teacher General Application 2017-2018 (for current year) and Teacher General Application 2018-2019 (for next year).

Essential Functions and Objectives:

- The Elementary Teacher teaches a diverse elementary school student population grade level standards based curriculum in Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies and Personal Development. Monitors, supervises, coordinates and enforces rules of conduct and behavior of 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 academic problems.

- Must possess a current Colorado Teacher License with endorsement in Elementary Education OR passing score on the PLACE or Praxis II in elementary education OR qualify for Alternative License with a passing score on the PLACE or Praxis II in elementary education. - Provides instruction to linguistically diverse students in English & Spanish. Must be able to achieve a passing score on the DPS Spanish Language Proficiency (SLP) test. For information and instructions on how to register for the SLP, please visit: http://ela.dpsk12.org/professional-development/spanish-language-proficiency-slp-exam/

Qualifications:

Please enter all of your education, licensure, and endorsements on your profile before submitting an application for this position. Candidates without a complete profile will not be considered. If your teaching license is pending, you are eligible to apply.

Education equivalent experience: * Bachelor's degree in Education or related field.

At least one of the following types of licensure is required:

If your teaching license is pending, you are eligible to apply.

* Teacher: Initial Teacher License * Teacher: Professional Teacher License * Teacher: Alternative Teacher License

At least one of the following endorsements or certifications is required in each subject area for this position:

* Elementary Education - Degree * Elementary Education - Endorsement * Elementary Education - Hr * Elementary Education - National Board * Elementary Education - Out of State Exam * Elementary Education - Place/Praxis

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.

Under the leadership of Superintendent Tom Boasberg and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, 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.

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