High School Teacher - Science - Chemistry/Environmental/Biology

Prairie View High School/27J Schools

Denver, Colorado

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Date Posted May 24, 2023
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Science
Certification Needed Yes, Certification/Licensing in Science as required by Colorado Department of Education
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $52,002.77 - $64,685.26
Website https://www.workat27j.com


 Prairie View High School, located in 27J Schools, is currently seeking a Science/Physics/Chemistry/Environmental Teacher to provide services to its students.  This is a full-time, or 1.0 FTE, position with benefits.


  1. Provide quality, research based classroom instruction in standards based classes including Physics, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences.
  2. Work collaboratively with other teachers and staff.
  3. Teach and work with a diverse population.
  4. Participate in staff development activities, staff meetings, and other assigned duties.


  1. Certification/Licensing in Science as required by Colorado Department of Education
  2. Must be "highly qualified" as defined by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) by demonstrating subject matter competency.
  3. Strength in physics or chemistry preferred
  4. Successful experience in secondary education with an understanding of state standards in science.
  5. An understanding of standards based education and a proven track record of working in a standards based classroom.
  6. Knowledge of high school students' interests, needs, and abilities with a commitment and dedication to students and education.
  7. Ability to develop positive relationships with students, parents, and other staff members.
  8. Bilingual preferred

Application Procedure:

Apply online at www.sd27j.org External applicants must upload a current resume', 1 current Letter of Recommendation (2 years or newer), a copy of your licensure from the Colorado Department of Education and transcripts that confer your highest degree. Teachers currently contracted with SD27J, please use Internal Application, upload a current resume' and provide a maximum of 2 years previous work experience.  Substitutes are considered External applicants.  

  • All future correspondence regarding this position will be handled via the email address that you provide on your online application. Please regularly check both your In-Box and SPAM folder for these email messages.
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