Associate Educator

Denver Public Schools Denver, CO
CASTRO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Southwest

184 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range:$17.84 - $21.40 per hour

Essential Functions and Objectives:

* Establish systems and routines in order to create a safe, purposeful, and welcoming classroom environment.

* Analyze student assessment data and determine next steps.

* Assist classroom teacher in revolutionary instruction in reading, math, science, social studies, and physical education.

* Take responsibility for the safety and learning of all students in the school.

* Assist classroom teacher in curriculum development to best meet the needs of students.

* Provide fair, accurate, and constructive feedback to students on their progress.

* Communicate regularly and often with families to both solicit their input and share student social and academic progress.

Knowledge, Experience Other Qualifications:

* Speak Spanish or have experience working with bilingual students (strongly preferred).

* Committed to constant growth and reflection as an educator and a leader, through regular coaching and professional development.

* Dedicated to educational success for all urban students of color and fired up about social justice, eager to empower our scholars, and committed to being change-makers.

* Bring enthusiasm, professionalism, and positivity to their classrooms and our adult community.

* Hard-working and view challenges as opportunities for improvement.

* Effective at building relationships with students and families through consistent partnership and communication.

Education Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in Education or related field.

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 Tom Boasberg 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.

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