DPS HR Department
900 Grant St.
Denver, CO 80203
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
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 Curriculum
Standards. Substitute teaching is an excellent way to
get started in the teaching profession with Denver Public
Schools. And don't overlook the possibility of being a
Substitute Teacher! We conduct interviews for potential
substitute teachers on a continuous basis.
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
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.
Department of Human Resources
900 Grant Street
Denver, Colorado 80203