Denver, CO, US
Jul 22, 2021
Grade Level
High School
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 2021-2022 General Teacher Application (Job ID 43490) . If you have not completed this process you will find the Apply Now button is not available.



Traditional 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 school year 2021-2022

* Grade 06 - Sixth

* Grade 07 - Seventh

* Grade 08 - Eighth

* ELA Designation: ELA-E
* Intervention Teacher

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 "Not Applicable" or "Insufficient Data", 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 "Not Yet Eligible" you are not eligible for this role and the "apply" 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 Middle School Teacher teaches specific grade level subject matter to a diverse middle school student population, following DPS standards-based curriculum. Helps all students develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understanding. Monitors, supervises, coordinates and enforces rule of conduct and behavior for assigned students, and reinforces positive student behaviors in accordance with school and District policy. Observes, evaluates, reports and records students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health. Communicates with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems. \n

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

Must possess a current Colorado Department of Education Teachers License with appropriate endorsement.

Provides instruction to linguistically diverse students in English only.

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.

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:

Our Mission: Lake International School will nurture and develop young minds that question, wonder, lead, inspire, and have the courage to act to make the world a better place.

Lake International School Vision Statement: The vision of Lake International School is to educate young adults in an academically challenging and nurturing environment where all students will achieve to their maximum potential.

A highly skilled and knowledgeable staff is dedicated to providing a well-rounded Middle year programme education with high academic expectations, while also building cultural sensitivity and encouraging courageous actions. Not only will students develop an appreciation of the arts, of tolerance, of diversity, and a sense of global responsibility; foremost they will be prepared for higher education and empowered as lifelong, contributing citizens in a global society.

T o apply, click on the "Apply" 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?

Additional Information

- Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off):

- Benefits (including DPS contributions):

- Compensation Structures:

- Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.

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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