Denver, CO, US
Apr 08, 2021
This teacher position is a hybrid Teacher / Senior Team Lead role in which the teacher spends part of the school day providing high quality instruction as a teacher in his/her own classroom(s) and the other part of the school day magnifying their impact in the Senior Team Lead role at the school.

If you are not currently a DPS teacher, you must first pass the DPS teacher screen process by applying to the General Teacher Application (Job ID 37680). If you have not completed this process you will find the Apply Now button is not available.



Innovation 186 work days per year

FTE: 1.0

Salary: Click to s ee the DCTA Teacher Salary Schedule. A person serving in the hybrid Teacher / Senior Team Lead role will receive an annual stipend of $5,500, in addition to his/her teacher salary.

S ubjects and Grades:

* Position begins in schoollyear 2021-2022
* Kindergarten
* Grade 01 - First
* Grade 02 - Second
* Grade 03 - Third
* Grade 04 - Fourth
* Grade 05 - Fifth
* Senior Team Lead
* Intervention Teacher
* ELA Designation: ELA-S/ELA-E Classroom (Spanish and English)

E ssential Functions and Objectives of the Teacher / Senior Team Lead Role:

The Senior Team Lead (STL) is a teacher who, as a member of the Instructional Leadership Team, plays a critical role in helping a school reach their student achievement goals. The Senior Team Lead spends part of the day providing high-quality instruction in their own classroom as a teacher, and part of the day developing a team of teachers' ability to deliver joyful, rigorous and personalized instruction that leads to high academic achievement. As an expert in their content area, Senior Team Leads facilitate collaborative team time, provide 1-on-1 observation and coaching to their peers, and facilitate the end-to-end LEAP growth and performance evaluation for each teacher on their team.

I n addition, the Senior Team Lead will also:

- Contributes to year-long professional development plan and provides whole staff professional learning (when relevant) in their area(s) of expertise.

- Collaborates with School Leaders and Team Specialists to align teacher supports to advancement of school-wide instructional priorities.

For more information about the roles and responsibilities of, and desired competencies for, a hybrid Teacher / Senior Team Lead, please click here .

Qualifications to Apply for the hybrid Teacher / Senior Team Lead role:

Please see here for qualifications to apply and here for directions on how to review your eligibility to apply to this role.

- I f you are not currently a DPS teacher, or if you are a DPS teacher with an eligibility status of \u201cNot Applicable\u201d or \u201cInsufficient Data\u201d, please be prepared to share evidence of your teacher effectiveness (through your last two summative, multimeasure, end-of-year teacher evaluations) as part of the selection process for this role.

- I f you have an eligibility status of \u201cNot Yet Eligible\u201d you are not eligible for this role and the \u201capply\u201d button will be unavailable to you.

Note: Service in this role is contingent upon confirmation of eligibility through a rating of Effective or Distinguished on this year's final, summative multimeasure evaluation, as well as becoming LEAP Evaluator Certified and completing required training.

E ssential Functions and Objectives of the Teacher Role:

- The Intervention Teacher provides direct instruction to small groups of students at the strategic level of intervention in order to supplement core instruction. Assists in screening, diagnostic, and progress monitoring assessments. Assists in analyzing student data to determine student profile of needs, and for making instructional placement and instructional focus decisions. Collaborates and consults with classroom teachers, special education staff, and other specialists in a problem-solving approach to implement the most effective instructional plan for students.

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

- Must possess a current Colorado Department of Education Teachers License. \nA minimum of three (3) years of experience working in a public school setting. \nExperience and demonstrated success in increasing student achievement.\nExperience or training in evidence-based interventions.\n
- Provides direct instruction to small groups of students at the strategic level of intervention in order to supplement core instruction. Assists in screening, diagnostic, and progress monitoring assessments. Assists in analyzing student data to determine student profile of needs, and for making instructional placement and instructional focus decisions. Must have experience or training in evidence-based interventions.
- Provides content instruction to linguistically diverse students in English & Spanish. Must be able to achieve a passing score on the DPS Spanish Language Proficiency (SLP) test. For information and instructions on how to register for the SLP, please visit:

Q ualifications for the Teacher Role:

P lease enter all of your education, licensure, and endorsements on your profile before submitting an application for this position. Candidates without a complete profile will not be considered. If your teaching license is pending, you are eligible to apply.

To see what qualifications are acceptable for this role, please refer to this teacher qualifications guide :

Other information:

At Beach Court Elementary, we help children to become confident in who they are today while gaining the knowledge and experiences that will shape them into who they'll become tomorrow. We offer a rigorous, standards-based academic program that prepares every student for outstanding opportunities in middle and high school, college and careers. Our caring and friendly teachers embrace the unique individual in all students, and support them in realizing their dreams. To help every child reach his or her highest potential, Beach Court proudly provides intensive support in math and literacy, including native-language instruction that supports Spanish-speaking students in learning English while mastering knowledge and skills in all core subjects. And to develop well-rounded, lifelong learners, Beach Court offers cutting-edge technology and a wide variety of the specials and before- and after-school programs kids love. Come be part of the Beach Court family!

T o apply, click on the \u201cApply\u201d button and upload your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter please address:

- How has your teaching and leadership experience prepared you for this role?

- W hat experience have you had coaching adult learners to positive outcomes? What have you learned from those experiences?

- What does Culturally Responsive Teaching mean to you? What is your confidence and fluency with leading others in Culturally Responsive Teaching practices?

About Denver Public Schools:

D enver 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 the Superintendent 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 terms of student academic growth. Learn more at

D enver 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.

Keywords: TLC, SeniorTeamLead, TeacherLeader


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