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Title

Kindergarten Teacher 

Position Teacher  
Category Teacher - General Education  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Description

Denver Christian is seeking another Kindergarten Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year due to increased enrollment and the need to add another Kindergarten section.

Position Summary: Teachers at Denver Christian School deliver academic excellence within the context of a biblical worldview. They are responsible for administering a well-rounded, comprehensive, instructional program for students in the areas of education assigned by the appropriate Principal.

 

Expectations: Teachers at Denver Christian School are exemplary with respect to the following Denver Christian School Faculty Core Competencies:

 

Spiritual Life

Denver Christian School Teachers model an active, vibrant faith life in order to intentionally disciple students and integrate faith and learning into all aspects of a DC education.

 

Commitment

Denver Christian School Teachers demonstrate commitment to the DC mission statement, to student learning, and to a healthy staff climate and culture. DC teachers prepare systematically and learn from experience and professional growth and development.

 

Academic Excellence

Denver Christian School Teachers foster academic excellence because they are qualified in their subject area, passionate about what they teach, skilled at subject and grade specific pedagogy, and innovative and creative in lesson design, implementation and assessment; they are committed to continual improvement in each of these areas.

 

Classroom Management

Denver Christian School Teachers create a healthy and positive learning environment; manage their classroom and learning experiences in a way that allows each student to thrive; build strong, discipling relationships with students; and exercise discipline from a biblical framework.

 

Leadership

Denver Christian School Teachers actively embrace leadership roles with students, through discipling relationships both in and out of the classroom, and with peers, through meaningful involvement in professional development and professional learning communities.

 

Professional Responsibilities: In addition to the Employee Handbook and the Faculty Procedures Handbook, Teachers:

  • Facilitate and provide evidence of active student growth as measured by the following Denver Christian School Student Core Competencies:

    • Academic Excellence

    • Faith Formation

    • Life Skills

    • Communication

    • Community

  • Work together with their Principal and other teachers to create a strong, coherent curriculum that aligns with state and national standards

  • Actively integrate faith and learning

  • Maintain a current curriculum map for assigned classes and actively participate in any curriculum committee discussions

  • Manage expenses and stay within the assigned budget

  • Maintain Colorado state teaching credentials (preferred) or other like-credentials acceptable with written approval by the Principal and Head of School

  • Actively seek to improve performance through professional development, continuing education, and life-long learning opportunities

  • Maintain CPR and First Aid certification

  • Demonstrate successful classroom management and organizational skills

  • Comply with additional duties as assigned by the Principal and/or outlined in the Faculty Procedures Handbook

 
Position Requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Colorado State teaching certification and/or an advanced degree in the field (both are preferred)

  • Successful experience working with students in a similar position

  • BA Degree in the subject or grade being taught

 
Hiring Manager(s) Lauralee Veenstra, Matt Covey, Renee Bradow  
About the Organization Denver Christian School is a preschool through high school college preparatory Christian school serving the entire Denver metro area. DC is committed to educating 21st century students, encouraging them to grow in their own strengths, uniqueness, and talents.

Since 1916, Denver Christian School has been educating children: mind, body, and spirit. The preschool through high school program focus has always been inspired from the Lord who said 'Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.'


Our Mission
To inspire and equip students of Christian families to engage the world with Christ's transforming power and love.
At Denver Christian, we aspire to educate students in a diverse, faith-based community. DC nurtures and develops students' personal gifts and prepared them to engage the world as leaders. Our faculty and staff guide students through a process of learning that focuses on knowledge enriched with the arts, technology, athletics, and is rooted in our Christian perspective on education.

Denver Christian School nurtures the individual student. Encouraging students to grow in their own strengths, uniqueness, and talents.

After conducting competitive market analysis, Denver Christian continues to be a clear leader in the Denver-area market for private education value and excellence. We believe that God is excellent and so therefore we strive for excellence in all that we do. From academics to faith formation, life skills, community, and communication, Denver Christian is committed to becoming the standard in educational excellence for Christian families.
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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