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Job Category:
Teacher, 110 Retired, Drama - K-5th
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Denver Public Schools | Denver, CO
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Job Description

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 2020-2021. Current DPS employees will find the general teaching position listed under the Hot Jobs section of Opportunities.



Hourly, benefits eligible with minimum hours

FTE: 0.6

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

Subjects and Grades:

* Position begins in school year 2020-2021
* Kindergarten
* Grade 01 - First
* Grade 02 - Second
* Grade 03 - Third
* Grade 04 - Fourth
* Grade 05 - Fifth
* Drama

Essential Functions and Objectives:

* Provides instruction in Drama follwing DPS standards-based curriculum. Helps students develop interpersonal skills and problem-solving capabilities through group interaction and artistic collaboration.


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.

* 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.

* Initial Teaching License
* Professional Teaching License

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

* English - 36 Hours
* English - Degree
* English - Endorsement
* English - National Board Certification
* English - Place/Praxis
* Drama - Degree
* Drama - Endorsement
* Drama - Place/Praxis

Other information:

Steele Elementary School provides a dynamic atmosphere for students, staff and the community. We believe in putting students first in everything we do and know that by working together all of our students will succeed. We believe that all students have the ability to critically think and that as educators it is our responsibility to create learning opportunities that foster collaboration and critical thinking. We believe that students learn best in a supportive environment where they are encouraged and comfortable in sharing their voice with the teacher and their class. We also know that adults perform best when they are comfortable taking risks and have a set of shared values and goals. We pride ourselves as a school that loves teaching and fosters a love of learning for everyone. Steele has a partnership with Stanley British Primary and approximately half of our classrooms have a teaching intern in the classroom with them. Teachers who are not British Primary trained are provided a full time classroom aide.

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 Susana Cordova 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 statein 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.

About Denver Public Schools

To implement the school counseling program in Denver Public Schools, counselors are committed to the following: We believe: All students have dignity and worth. Al students have the right to be served by the school counseling program. The school counseling program shall be evaluated on stated goals and related student competencies. The school counseling program should be consistent with expected developmental stages of learning. School counseling program activities shall be planned and coordinated by the counseling staff. All students' ethnic, cultural, and racial differences and special needs are considered in the planning and implementation of the school counseling program. The school counseling program will utilize community resources. The school counseling program shall be managed by state-certified, master's degree level counselors. All students should have access to a school counselor to discuss academic, career, and personal/social concerns. The student and parent(s) are responsible for monitoring the student's educational progress with the assistance of a professional school counselor. An ongoing program of counselor competency training/retraining is necessary to maintain a quality school counseling program. Professional mandates and guidelines proposed by the national and state counselor association will continue to set standards for the school counseling program. All counselors abide by the professional ethics of guidance and counseling as advocated by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).