EDUCATIONAL COUNSELOR, RESTORATIVE JUSTICE

Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Ref
44920
NORTHEAST EARLY COLLEGE

Far Northeast

Traditional 200 work days 7 Flex

FTE: 1.00

Starting Salary: $25.35 - $30.79 per hour

Essential Functions and Objectives:

- The Educational Counselor collaborates with schools, parents and community organizations to identify and provide the support, direct services and advocacy needed for students and families in the Denver Public Schools.

- Evaluates students' abilities, interest, talents, and personality characteristics in order to develop appropriate academic and career goals, increase student achievement, and improve graduation rate.

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

- Three (3) years minimum experience and demonstrated success in working collaboratively with other professional staff on instructional improvement issues.

- Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

- Experience working with at-risk youth.

- Bilingual language ability (English and Spanish) preferred

Education Requirements:

-Bachelor's de gree in education or related field.

Campus Description:

Northeast Early College is a 9-12 traditional, non-charter, Denver Public Schools public high school, and a state accredited Early College and Institution of Higher Learning operating under Innovation Status in the Far Northeast area of Denver. We are also a Title 1 school and serve a 93% minority population of mostly Latinx students and English Language Learners. Students attend Northeast Early College for two main reasons--They have a passion in one of our seven CareerConnect (Career and Technical Education) Pathways AND they see college as a non-negotiable for their future and want to earn as much college credit as possible while working to obtain their high school diploma. As an Early College, students earn their Associate Degree while a student in high school through our partnership with the Community College of Aurora. To work at Northeast Early College, all staff must have an immense passion for public education and in being a public educator. As members of the Wolf Pack, we are working to redefine how we deliver a quality, public education and are only recruiting individuals to our campus who come with a record of success in serving students of color, including what it means to build authentic relationships with students each and every day. We look for educators who know what it means to write high-quality, culturally responsive curriculum, and who are deeply engaged in what it means to be anti-racist in their pedagogy and in their practice. We need staff who are vested in our school community and the neighborhoods we serve and who are willing to be involved outside of school in opportunities to be engaged.

What Do I Do to Apply?

Teachers interested in applying to a position at Northeast Early College should prepare a resume celebrating their accomplishments in impacting positive student achievement and an NEC-specific cover letter that boldly answers the questions below. These items should be sent directly to the building leader at stacy_parrish@dpsk12.org: - Why do you want to become a staff member at Northeast Early College? - What has been your record of student achievement? (please provide quantitative and qualitative outcomes data) - In what ways are you called to serve diverse student populations? (including but not limited to race, ethnicity, socio-economic, ELLs, Students with Disabilities, Gifted and Talented, history of Trauma, Black and Latinx males, First Generation college students, First Generation Americans, etc) -What questions are you still grappling with as an educator and how will you work to solve them/address them while a professional on our campus? The subject line of your email to the building leader should read \u201cInterested [insert name of open position] Applicant Cover Letter and Resume for Review\u201d. Remember that individuals must also apply to this job posting.

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.

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 st atus 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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