The City and County of Denver Department of Human Services is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Special Education Teacher with an emphasis on Science and/or Math for the Family Crisis Center.
The Family Crisis Center is a 24 hour, 7 days a week facility operated Denver's Department of Human Services (DHS). DHS offers hope and opportunity to the children and families they serve. DHS promotes the well-being, protection and independence of Denver residents through its many services for low-income and at-risk families, children, seniors and other adults.
The Family Crisis Center is located next to the Human Services Building at 2929 West 10th.
The teachers at the Family Crisis Center provide full performance level education services to learning, emotionally and developmentally challenged students to include assessing, testing and developing learning strategies.
Other duties are:
Develop curriculum for school age students.
Provide a safe classroom environment to optimize the learning experience for all students.
Assist in the development of the IEP with the education team as needed.
Administer educational testing as appropriate.
Facilitate and monitor activities in keeping with IEP goals.
Maintain files and appropriate paperwork.
Work collaboratively with the education team which include teachers, assistants, mental health professionals, caseworkers and other community agency members.
Meet the individualized needs of each student.
Education and Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor's Degree
Three years experience teaching primary/secondary school students with social/emotional and learning difficulties.
A State of Colorado Teachers License. *
Special Education Endorsement (Moderate Needs, Affective Needs or Special Education Generalist (K-12).
A valid Driver's License and access to an insured automobile.
Applicants must be highly qualified in Science and/or Math. Experience with an at risk population is highly preferred.
*Candidates can apply with the following:
(keep in mind that at the of time of hire the successful candidate must meet the requirements listed above)
1) A current Colorado Teachers License with a Special Education Endorsement.
2) An out of state teachers license and be eligible to apply for Colorado licensure.
3) A current Colorado General Education License and be eligible for a Temporary Teaching Endorsement (TTE).
Additional appropriate education may substitute for the minimum experience requirements on a year for year basis.
Applicants are encouraged to apply online at: www.denvergov.org/jobs.
Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by Denver Human Services and The City and County of Denver policies, including the completion of a background check, part of which is a criminal history.