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4 Feb 2019

Teacher Middle School or High School Math Teacher

DSST Public Schools
 Denver, Denver County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Middle School and High School Math Teacher

DSST Public Schools (DSST) seeks a Math Teacher to join one of the leading charter school organizations in the nation.  We serve 6-12th grade students across Denver and Aurora.  Our mission is to transform urban public education by eliminating educational inequity and preparing all students for success in college and the 21st century.

Job Requirements:  

DSST Public Schools seeks candidates with strong character, passion for excellence and a relentless commitment to student achievement.

  • You will need a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and AT LEAST one of the following:
    • 36 credits hours (DPS approved) in the subject you are teaching.
    • Passing of the #5161 Math Praxis exam 152
    • CDE license endorsement within subject area

Overview of Position:

DSST Public Schools seeks teachers with a track-record of raising student achievement to join a team of educators dedicated to providing a rigorous college preparatory program to a diverse population.  Our teachers are leaders who play an integral role in ensuring student success through supporting our school culture, developing and instructing a rigorous core curriculum, and using data to drive their daily practice. Our math teachers teach students to see and use math in real life- while upholding the understanding that math is something we understand, not just something we do. We believe all students can be mathematicians and inspire them to see themselves as such.

Our curriculum map is as follows:

Middle School

  • 6th Grade Common Core Math
  • 7th Grade Common Core Math
  • Integrated Algebra I and Geometry I
  • Integrated Algebra I and Geometry II

High School

  • Integrated Algebra I and Geometry I
  • Integrated Algebra I and Geometry II
  • Algebra II
  • Pre-Calculus
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC

There is flexibility in terms of where students are placed along the math curriculum according to performance and preparedness. All students complete Pre-Calculus by the time of graduation. We will inquire about your grade level and campus specific preference at the time of interview.

Essential Functions

Overview

  • Demonstrate relentless drive to improve the minds and lives of students
  • Take holistic accountability for student success- taking ownership of each student’s academic success or failure.
  • Reinforce the school’s core values, guiding philosophy, rules and school spirit.

 

Classroom Teaching

  • Exhibit mastery and enthusiasm for the assigned academic subjects and classes
  • Work closely and collaborate with other teachers within the school and throughout the DSST network
  • Teach 3-5 classes a day of various lengths depending on the DSST campus and subject area
  • Plan lessons and implement targeted curriculum and assessments for each student which adheres to the school’s curriculum and standards.
  • Keep an up-to-date gradebook for each class
  • Work to implement and master DSST Public Schools’ core instructional practices

 

How to Apply

Please apply directly by clicking the following links based on middle school or high school preference.   Middle School Math Teacher 2019-2020 https://grnh.se/4ac9e9ca1 High School Math Teacher 2019-2020 https://grnh.se/4ac9e9ca1

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: algebra, AP calculus, geometry, math, precalculus, and secondary.

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