Current Openings:

East Campus – Aurora

East Campus Principal 

 Campus: Denver Street School – East Campus

Website: DenverStreetSchool.org

Location: Aurora, CO

Job/Position: Principal / East Campus

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Hours: Full Time

Contact: Chris Fuller at Chris.Fuller@DenverStreetSchool.org

General Description:

Denver Street School is a Christ-centered school in Denver, Colorado where the love of Christ, a love of learning, and a commitment to leading others to Jesus are our passion.

The position of Secondary Principal could alternately be titled: Chief Discipler of Secondary Teachers and Students. This individual oversees secondary teachers’ and students’ well-being and works to develop a loving, healthy, and inclusive school culture and co-curricular program that reflects a Family of God.

The Secondary Principal reports directly to the Associate Executive Director and Head of School and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team. The Principal engages in regularly scheduled leadership team meetings: growing spiritually and professionally in a community of believers while helping to shape the future of Denver Street School. The candidate should embrace Scriptural principles and the values of Denver Street School: Love. Learn. Lead.

 

Qualifications

Vocational: The candidate should be a devoted disciple of Jesus Christ and be called to disciple students and faculty in a Christ-centered school, viewing all disciplines and areas of responsibility as sacred (nothing is secular; all truth is God’s truth) and as opportunities for students to be lovingly trained as disciples of Jesus Christ for a life of influence.

Professional: The candidate should hold an earned bachelors from a regionally accredited college. Strong preference will be given to candidates holding a master’s degree in the field of education and/or with multiple years of effective disciple-making in a Christ-centered secondary environment. The candidate should possess proven managerial and leadership experience.

Personal: The candidate must demonstrate willingness to be an active member and financial supporter of an evangelical local church with a Statement of Faith comparable to that of DSS. Additionally, the successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Demonstrate a desire for lifelong learning in leadership, personal development, and discipleship.

Good judgment, experienced insight, a balanced perspective, a sense of humor, and an abiding good spirit.

Friendly and gracious; proven strength in interpersonal skills.

A natural talent to meet people easily and cordially.

Comfortable with people representing diverse backgrounds.

An inclusive decision-maker when confronted with challenging issues and concerns; has a healthy level of self-confidence combined with Biblical humility.

Demonstrated ability to display assertiveness and effectively communicate as appropriate when handling tough situations.

Technological:

Computer proficiency in Windows-based environment, Google Suite, and social media.

 

Responsibilities

Culture:

Lovingly train teenagers in grades 9 – 12.

Proactively shepherd the hearts and minds of students.

Develop activities to strengthen student culture and relationships such as service projects and or field trips.

Oversee the chapel program: stewarding the faithful teaching of God’s Word, a commitment to the DSS Statement of Faith, worship through song, the mission and values of DSS, the cultural emphasis of each school year. Chapels also serve as an effective means to partner with local pastors.

Oversee the Student Council Program, providing guidance for the sponsor and officers.

Student Discipline:

Administer restorative discipline that aims at heart transformation versus merely behavior modification. Discipleship based on repentance and restoration is the foundational philosophy to discipline at DSS.

Develop and administer disciplinary procedures in accordance with school policies; receive disciplinary referrals and confer with students, parents, and teachers; respond to and resolve parent, student, and staff concerns. Provide consistent policies and discipline procedures within the high school as needed.

Oversee the supervision of students on campus before and after school, during lunch, recess, passing periods, and other activities; instruct and hold the students accountable in appropriate behavior; guide students in accordance with established guidelines; effectively communicate with parents regarding disciplinary situations.

Learn:

Support and Supervision of Secondary Teachers and support staff

Effective communication of expectations and consistency in implementation of policies in the student and faculty handbooks.

Conducts professional evaluations of teachers and staff reporting to the Secondary Principal.

Supervise staff members who carry out functions such as master scheduling, college and career guidance, academic software management (RenWeb), and supportive services of students with academic needs.

Professional Development

Oversee the certification of secondary teachers and corresponding training

Oversee annual curriculum guides review with an emphasis on naturally implementing intentional leadership training.

Lead: intentional leadership training for a life of Gospel influence

Leadership Training (more detailed information available on request)

Oversee the secondary leadership classes

Oversee the planning of the annual class leadership trips

Skill Sets Required:

Strong communication skills in both written and oral presentation.

Possess a collaborative and motivational leadership style.

Possess the ability to manage multiple assignments while working in an environment subject to frequent interruptions and meeting deadlines.

Possess well-developed organizational and time-management skills.

Understands the importance of confidentiality.

East & West Campuses – Aurora / Lakewood

Science Teacher

Campus: Denver Street School – East Campus & West Campus

Website: DenverStreetSchool.org

Location: Aurora, CO – Lakewood, CO

Job/Position: Science Teacher 

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Hours: Full Time

Contact: Chris Fuller at Chris.Fuller@DenverStreetSchool.org

General Description:

Denver Street School is a Christ-centered school in Denver, Colorado, where the love of Christ, a love of learning, and a commitment to leading others to Jesus are our passion.

The position of science teacher includes teaching core science classes along with an additional elective class. All teachers at DSS are also advocates for a small group of students. Advocacy is a significant part of our model of education.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the above email address.

West Campus - Lakewood

Half-Time IT Person
Denver Street School

http://www.denverstreetschool.org

Posted: 04/01/2019

Location
Lakewood, CO

Description:

Denver Street School is looking for a half-time IT person. This position is responsible for providing front-line IT services to the Denver Street School staff. Denver Street School is an accredited, Christian alternative high school that has been successfully working with at-risk youth in the Denver Metro area for more than 30 years. Please see our website at www.denverstreetschool.org for more information about us.

 

We are seeking a qualified individual to be our IT person. Primary duties include maintaining and troubleshooting devices and systems, hardware and software. Typical tasks include: (1) troubleshooting Windows 7 and Windows 10; (2) deploying and upgrading software; (3) replacing & deploying workstations and laptops; and (4) resolving and troubleshooting user issues; and (5) Ensuring the safe backup of all organization data that will be restored as required.

The person in this position should be approachable and professional, capable of interacting easily with everyone within the DSS organization, whether volunteers or the Executive Director. The ideal candidate for this position is interested in working as a part of a small team, providing on-going support for staff as well as taking a key role in projects such as a donor on-boarding and the implementation of network improvements. They should be interested in connecting with people in a meaningful way and providing thoughtful solutions.

This is a great opportunity for the right individual to join a non-profit organization that will allow them to work in tandem with an experienced team in a gratifying way.

Required Skills of the IT Support Specialist:

  • Desktop support experience: “Tech Savvy” with a basic understanding of PC, MAC, and Chromebook computers.
  • Google Admin (G Suite)
  • Experience troubleshooting Windows 10, Microsoft Office 365, Skype, Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Filemaker database a plus
  • Server/Network experience (MS Server 2012 a plus). Understanding of Microsoft Active Directory and the ability to manage user accounts.
  • An understanding of Virtual Box
  • Experience troubleshooting computer and network hardware systems. Ability to work with remote users.
  • Ability to take ownership and responsibility for new and ongoing tasks.
  • Experience with antivirus management and virus troubleshooting.
  • Printer installation and maintenance capability.
  • Basic knowledge of networking devices (firewall/router/switch/WAP)
  • Maintain and observe the highest professional ethical standards and confidentiality.
  • Ability to foster effective teamwork in a fast-paced collaborative work environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills.