for completing an Administrative
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for Administrative Employment [Word for PC]
Application Insert [PDF]
Goal Setting [PDF]
DPS HR Department
900 Grant St.
Denver, CO 80203
What are the current
THERE ARE NO CURRENT OPENINGS
I apply when a position becomes available?
Additional information will be provided as positions become available.
must I apply for current position openings?
Positions remain open until filled. However, to ensure consideration,
applications should be received by no later than the posted deadlines.
Posting of vacancies shall not be construed to be promissory of future
action by the Superintendent or the Board of Education.The Superintendent
or designee may consider any candidate who, in his/her judgment, is
best qualified for the position and will determine when the position
will be staffed.
DPS is an AA/EOE/ADA EMPLOYER
I apply (walk in) for a current position openings?
Denver Public Scbools
Denver Public Schools
900 Grant Street, Suite 501
Denver, CO 80203
Call 303-764-3970 for additional information
I contact for current position openings?
For additional information contact Nancy Swanson (303) 764-3270.
Attn: Nancy Swanson
Department of Human Resources Room 501
Denver Public Schools
900 Grant Street
Denver, Colorado 80203
Or E-mail: Nancy_Swanson@dpsk12.org
Additionally, the following HR staff and resources are also available
to provide information about Denver Public Schools.
Director, Classified Personnel
Questions regarding labor relations or contract issues; all classified
groups, including administrative, managerial and supervisory.
To email Mr. Warren, click his name or call 303-764-3264
Paraprofessionals, Information Technology, and other classified positions.
To email Ms.Landry, click her name or call 303-764-3473
Bus Drivers and Mechanics[ATU], Custodial [CWA], Facility Managers [FMA],
Electricians, plumbers, HVAC, pipefitters, roofers, painters, laborers,
To email Mr. Collins, click his name or call 303-575-4079
Food Service employees
To email Ms. Orcholski, click her name or call 303-715-5614
I apply for a licensed position opening?
Denver is an absolutely great place to live, work, have fun, raise
a family and more! With Denver Public Schools you can explore a diverse
educational community that includes neighborhood schools, magnet schools,
charter schools and various departments including human resources, transportation,
finance andbudgeting, purchasing, facility maintenance, food services,
information technology and more.
DPS has Colorado's single largest network of active T1 lines to deliver
telecommunication services (phone, internet, etc.) to the only major
urban school district in the Rocky Mountian region.
Denver Public Schools services a diverse population of over 71,000 students
which includes over 14,000 students who speak Spanish and nearly 2,000
students who speak one of 80 other languages.
Currently, our teacher salary schedule ranges from $31,320 for first
year teachers with a BA to $61,668 for teachers in their thirteenth
year of teaching with a Doctorate, plus additional compensation is available
based on educational achievement and longevity. Additional licensed
positions include psychologists, nurses, social workers, occupational
therapists, physcial therapists, and speech language specialists. Click
here to view the current teachers salary schedule. Plus,
teachers who are new to Denver Public Schools are given credit for up
to 10 years of full time contract
teaching experience in the last 10 years! We are continuously seeking
highly qualified licensed teachers. At this time the District has identified
the following positions as high need areas: Bilingual Education, Special
Education, Math, and Science. Click here to review the district's current
Standards. Substitute teaching is an excellent way to get started
in the teaching profession with Denver Public Schools. We also encourage
applicants to consider the possibility of being a Substitute Teacher!
We conduct interviews for potential substitute teachers on a continuous
Denver Public Schools embraces market compensation for all employees
and recently set the standard for teacher pay by being the first Rocky
Mountain region school district to establish $30,000 as the minimum
salary for a new teacher, and we've established very competitive salary
schedules for information technology, paraprofessionals, skilled trades,
management and other classified positions.
To learn more about Denver, including the beautiful Rocky Mountains,
skiing, our World Class professional sports teams, cultural events like
the Pow Wow, Black Arts Festival, National Western Stock Show and more,
please click the following links.
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
Denver Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau
City and County of Denver
DPS Licensed (teaching and school administrator) position openings
DPS Classified (non-teaching) position openings
DPS Salary Schedules
DPS Retirement System
Advertisements for Principal and Assistant
Principal applicants are placed in newspapers and educational
publications at the beginning of each calendar year. All applications
received by the closing date (generally mid-February) are logged in and
placed on a master list. Committees are formed to screen the applications
and identify eligible candidates who will be invited to participate in
the Interview/Assessment Process. Following the Assessment, which is a
daylong series of individual and group activities, a pool of the most
qualified candidates is formed. When vacancies occur applicants are called
from the pool to interview for specific positions.
Assistant Principal and Principal Salary Information
Middle School Principal
High School Principal
Elem Assistant Principal
M S Assistant Principal
H S Assistant Principal
Central Office Administrative
positions are posted as they become available. They, too, are advertised
in newspapers and educational publications and are also placed on our
Job Information Line, which can be accessed twenty-four
hours a day by calling 303-764-3263.
The details for securing Colorado Principal/Administrator
Licensure must be obtained through the Colorado Department of Education,
201 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203 - Telephone 303-866-6628 or contact
their web site at http://www.cde.state.co.us/index_license.htm
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