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Denver Public Schools

Math Fellows

200 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $27,000 (eligible for health benefits)


Thank you for expressing interest in the Math Fellow position with Denver Public Schools. The following is our hiring process, please complete the first two steps and we will be in contact regarding next steps as soon as possible.


1.  Complete this online application by clicking on APPLY FOR THIS JOB.  Attach your resume.

2.  Complete this interest survey and schedule the initial phone interview.

3.  A member of the Math Fellow team will schedule a phone screen with you.

4.  For more information go to www.DenverFellows.com


Based on the outcome of the interview, you will be informed of next steps in the hiring process.  


Essential Functions and Objectives:


The mission of the Denver Fellows program is to close the opportunity gap by providing small group math instruction for our highest needs students in order to accelerate their academic growth in preparation for college and career. We are looking for Math Fellows aligned to our mission. We seek individuals that are passionate about working with students from diverse backgrounds and are willing to develop strong relationships with students and families. The ideal candidate would need to be committed to a service year, have a joy of learning, and a desire to engage students in learning math.


Job Summary and Responsibilities:


- Commit to teaching small groups of students, math content, for an entire school year

- Build positive relationships with students, families, and colleagues

- Have a flexible attitude and disposition

- Accept, implement, and grow from feedback

- Internalize and annotate lesson plans to meet the needs of groups of students

- Follow a structured tutorial model

- participate in professional learning to gain important aspects of the role


Education Experience:


- Successful completion of a minimum of 48 college credit hours

- Background with mathematics content preferred but not required (Candidates seeking high school positions must pass a high school math assessment)




- Salary of $ 27,000 paid over 12 months

- Medical, vision, and dental benefits options


Options to Pursue a  Career in Teaching:


- In partnership with the Relay Graduate School of Education, the Denver Fellow Residency program allows for aspiring teachers to earn a master's degree in teaching and a Colorado teaching certificate while working with some of our highest needs students. This prestigious, paid, two year fellowship immerses fellows in intensive training through coursework and deliberate practice with gradual on-ramp into teaching. Supported by an experienced teacher, fellows work with small groups of students before stepping into the classroom full-time during their second year of the program.


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 Susana Cordova 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 state in 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.


Review of Applicants Begins: 
Thursday, December 16, 2021
Contact Name: 
Kim Hunter