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Upper Division English/Spanish Teacher

August 12, 2024 - May 31, 2025

Upper Division English/Spanish Teacher (24-25 School Year)

Denver Jewish Day School announces the opening of a full-time position teaching Middle School English and High School Spanish.

Denver Jewish Day School Background:

Our pluralistic Jewish community day school prepares and inspires Jewish students through an extraordinary secular and Judaic education to live purposefully, act ethically, and thrive in the world.  We serve approximately 330 students in grades PK-12 on a beautiful campus in southeast Denver.  Our Upper Division comprises around 85 middle schoolers in grades 6-8 and around 65 students in high school.  Our approximately 35 Upper Division faculty and staff come from diverse backgrounds and share a commitment to caring for and educating young people holistically.

Role and responsibilities of the teacher:

Denver Jewish Day School seeks a dynamic teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.  This full-time position entails teaching two sections of eighth-grade English and up to three sections of high school Spanish.  In addition to fulfilling their core teaching responsibilities, full-time faculty at Denver JDS are expected to engage with students in other settings, including advisory, athletics, class trips, elective courses, clubs, and extracurricular activities.  


We are looking for passionate educators who are excited about working in a small school environment where it is possible to get to know students well and provide highly individualized guidance and support.  The ideal candidate will have a record of excellence in prior teaching roles; exhibit exceptional communication skills; and demonstrate comfort in developing creative, interdisciplinary curricula in collaboration with colleagues.


The salary range is $47,000-$60,000.  We also offer a comprehensive benefits package.  

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to English Department Chair Nathan Bankirer ([email protected]) and Upper Division Principal Jeremy Golubcow-Teglasi ([email protected]).