Description: The Denver Academy teacher is responsible for executing Denver Academy’s mission of inspiring and empowering diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated and transformative education. This includes oversight and responsibility for students, program, and day-to-day operations in the classroom. The teacher is also responsible for communicating with parents, and acting as liaison with other division classrooms and the rest of the DA community.
Maintains a safe and respectful learning environment
Responsible for developing effective and purposeful lesson plans
Work in partnership with Deans, Heads and Program Team for effective delivery of DA program and content
Differentiates lessons to meet diverse learning styles
Stays current with DA program
Effective communication with parents
Conferencing as needed with parents during scheduled conference times
Maintain electronic gradebook
Supervision before school, during lunch and after school
Responsible for testing and assessment
Responsible for updating student files and anecdotal records
Responsible for completing grades and report cards before deadlines
Models professionalism for the classroom and the division
Positively represents the DA community
Models conflict resolution at all levels
Models respect and responsibility
Additional Responsibilities (as appropriate):
School Functions, such as: Open House; Dances, Plays and Sporting Events; High School Information Night, Back To School Night, New Parent Night; Saturday School
In-service attendance and teacher training
Requirements: Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and be qualified to teach high school social studies. Additional background in language arts and/or mathematics a plus.
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to email address listed.
Additional Salary Information: Denver Academy offers competitive salaries, excellent health and retirement savings benefits and on-campus training.
About Denver Academy
Founded in 1972 on the belief that students thrive when taught in the way they learn best, Denver Academy is one of the top schools in the nation dedicated to teaching diverse learners, including those with dyslexia and ADD/ADHD. Find out more at www.denveracademy.org.