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Teacher, Secondary , ESL Resource Spanish , ELA

Job in Denver - Denver County - CO Colorado - USA , 80208
Company: Denver Public Schools
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-03-24
Job specializations:
  • Education
    Elementary School, High School
  • Teaching
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Teacher, Secondary (high), ESL Resource Spanish-6th-12th, ELA-s
If you are not currently a DPS teacher you must first apply to the general teaching position and complete the DPS Central Teacher Screening processbefore applying to teach at a specific school. If you have not completed this process you will find the Apply Now button above is not available. Candidates who are not current DPS employees may apply to the general teaching position here: Teacher General Application 2021-2022. Current DPS employees will find the general teaching position listed under the Hot Jobs section of Opportunities.



Innovation 186 work days per year

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FTE: 0.50

Salary: See DCTA Teacher Salary Schedule at

Subjects and Grades:

* Position begins in school year 2021-2022
* Grade 06 - Sixth
* Grade 07 - Seventh
* Grade 08 - Eighth
* Grade 09 - Ninth
* Grade 10 - Tenth
* Grade 11 - Eleventh
* Grade 12 - Twelfth
* ELA Designation: ELA-S
* ESL Spanish Resource

Essential Functions and Objectives:

* The High School Teacher teaches specific grade level subject matter to a diverse high school student population, following DPS standards-based curriculum. Helps all students develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understanding. Monitors, supervises, coordinates and enforces rule 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 academic problems.

Knowledge, Experience, Other Qualifications:

* Must possess a current Colorado Department of Education Teachers License with appropriate endorsement.
* Provides content 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:
* Teaches appropriate grade level standards based curriculum in English language development and personal development. Follows the Avenues curriculum or other school/ district approved curriculum. Administer the Language Assessment Scale (LAS) test to English language learners. 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::


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.

To see what qualifications are acceptable for this role, please refer to this teacher qualifications guide:

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 statein terms of student academic growth. Learn more at

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.
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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