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Art Teacher Part or Full Time - Downtown Denver Expeditionary School

  • Date Posted
    • 4.3.19
  • Organization
    • Partner Schools
  • Region
    • Mountain
  • Role
    • Teacher
  • Commitment
    • Full-Time
  • Location
    • Downtown Denver

NOW HIRING for 2019-2020

Art Teacher Part or Full Time
The Downtown Denver Expeditionary School (DDES) is a K-5 independent, community-run charter school in the portfolio of Denver Public Schools. DDES was founded by a group of parents, community members and business leaders seeking a high-performing EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) school to serve a diverse range of families who live, work, or learn in downtown Denver. DDES is one of 33 credentialed schools in a national network of more than 150 schools that work together with EL Education to challenge students to think critically and take active roles in their classrooms and communities, resulting in higher achievement and greater engagement in school.

You Have:
Exceptional student management skills
A track record of development and implementation of purposeful instruction tailored to student needs
A mind for creative use of space
A commitment to building relationships with students
Strong art background with the ability to engage K-5 learners
Knowledge of state and district art and music curriculum standards

As part of a team you will:

Participate in strong professional culture that is sustained via collective leadership and action.
Observe and support the DDES Grounding Principles.
Identify areas for personal professional development and take responsibility to research or ask for staff development opportunities to develop these areas.
Effectively supervise any teaching assistants and parent volunteers to support and improve instruction, character development and crew culture for all students.

Does it sound like a fit?

DDES seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds and support the retention and advancement of diverse persons within the organization. DDES is inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio- economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non- merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

To initiate the process, please provide your cover letter and resume via email to Please put “Art” in the subject line.