About Us

Employment

At Denver Academy, we hire cool, smart, fun, and funny people looking to make a difference in the lives of our students. We're always looking for great team members!
We empower educators and staff of all backgrounds and identities to achieve their personal and professional goals. We are committed to creating and retaining an inclusive and multicultural community and value the authentic contributions of all of our employees.

Salary & Benefits

Denver Academy offers competitive salaries, excellent health and retirement savings benefits, on-campus training (teachers participate in a minimum of 100 hours of professional development each year!), and numerous other benefits. Some additional benefits include:
  • 50% tuition remission after one year of employment for full-time employees' children who attend Denver Academy
  • Use of Denver Academy’s fitness center in the brand-new James E. Loan Athletic Center
  • Matching funds available in the school’s retirement program
  • Paid school holidays for full-time employees (Includes fall, winter, and spring breaks)

Non-Discrimination Policy

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or physical disability.

Denver Academy Faculty Member

This is the most valued and respected I have ever felt at a job. Plus, the students are so unique and great to work with!

Open Faculty Positions

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  • Athletic Director Assistant: 2024-25

    Denver Academy in Denver, Colorado seeks a part-time Athletic Director Assistant for the 2024-2025 school year.
     
    Type:
    Part-Time, Hourly (5-6 hours a day when students are in session, no more than 25 hours per week)
    Requirements:
    Successful candidates will be energetic, organized, flexible and interested in the field of education. Ideal candidates will also have or be working towards a bachelor’s degree in Human Performance/Sport or Health Education.
     
    Position Description:
    The role of the Denver Academy Athletic Director Assistant is to support and assist with:

    • Supporting both the High School and Lower School Athletic Directors
      • Organization and scheduling.
      • Assisting with coaching, as needed.
      • Substitute teaching, as necessary.
    • Helping to coordinate special events and games.
    • Performing clerical tasks: strong computer skills are preferred.

    Apply:
    Interested candidates should download and complete the Denver Academy application on the DA employment web page and send it, along with their resume and cover letter, to highschoolfacultyjobs@denveracademy.org.
  • Elementary School Teacher: 2024-25

    Denver Academy in Denver, Colorado seeks an Elementary School Teacher (Grades 2-5) for the 2024-2025 school year.

    Download the full job description with application information under Faculty Job Descriptions below.
  • High School Teacher's Assistant (Grade 10): 24-25

    Denver Academy in Denver, Colorado seeks a part-time High School Teacher’s Assistant (Grade 10) for the 2024-2025 school year.
     
    Type:
    Part-Time, Hourly (5-6 hours per day when students are in session, 29 hours maximum per week)
    Category:
    High School
    Requirements:
    Successful candidates will be energetic, organized, flexible and interested in the field of education. Ideal candidates will also have or be working towards a bachelor’s degree.
     
    Position Description:
    The role of the Denver Academy Teacher’s Assistant is to support and assist individual teachers and the division with:
     
    • Classroom support
      • Working with students in small groups or one-on-one 
      • Helping students with executive functioning skills
      • Substitute teaching as necessary 
      • Grading
    • Coordinating special events/field trips
    • Performing clerical tasks

    Apply:
    Interested candidates should download and complete the Denver Academy application on the DA employment web page and send it, along with their resume and cover letter, to highschoolfacultyjobs@denveracademy.org

  • Lower School Teacher's Assistant (Grades 2-6): 24-25

    Denver Academy in Denver, Colorado seeks a part-time Lower School Teacher’s Assistant (Grades 2-6) for the 2024-2025 school year.
     
    Type:
    Part-Time, Hourly (5 hours a day when students are in session, no more than 25 hours per week)
    Category:
    Lower School
    Requirements:
    Successful candidates will be energetic, organized, flexible and interested in the field of education. Ideal candidates will also have or be working towards a bachelor’s degree.
     
    Position Description:
    The role of the Denver Academy Teacher’s Assistant is to support and assist individual teachers and the division with:
     
    • Classroom support
      • Working with students in small groups or one-on-one 
      • Helping students with executive functioning skills
      • Substitute teaching as necessary 
      • Grading
    • Coordinating special events/field trips
    • Performing clerical tasks

    Apply:
    Interested candidates should download and complete the Denver Academy application on the DA employment web page and send it, along with their resume and cover letter, to lowerschoolfacultyjobs@denveracademy.org
  • Middle School Teacher's Assistant (Grades 7 & 8): 24-25

    Denver Academy in Denver, Colorado seeks a part-time Middle School Teacher’s Assistant (Grades 7 & 8) for the 2024-2025 school year.
     
    Type:
    Part-Time, Hourly (5 hours a day when students are in session, no more than 25 hours per week)
    Category:
    Lower School
    Requirements:
    Successful candidates will be energetic, organized, flexible and interested in the field of education. Ideal candidates will also have or be working towards a bachelor’s degree.
     
    Position Description:
    The role of the Denver Academy Teacher’s Assistant is to support and assist individual teachers and the division with:
     
    • Classroom support
      • Working with students in small groups or one-on-one 
      • Helping students with executive functioning skills
      • Substitute teaching as necessary 
      • Grading
    • Coordinating special events/field trips
    • Performing clerical tasks

    Apply:
    Interested candidates should download and complete the Denver Academy application on the DA employment web page and send it, along with their resume and cover letter, to lowerschoolfacultyjobs@denveracademy.org
  • Performing Arts & Media Teacher's Assistant: 24-25

    Denver Academy in Denver, CO seeks a part-time Performing Arts and Arts & Media Teacher's Assistant for the 2024-2025 school year.
     
    Type:
    Part-Time, Hourly (5-6 hours per day when students are in session, 29 hours maximum per week)

    Requirements:
    Successful candidates will be energetic, organized, flexible, and interested in the field of visual arts. Ideal candidates will also have or be working towards a bachelor’s degree.

    Position Description:
    The role of the Denver Academy Performing Arts and Arts & Media Teacher’s Assistant is to support and assist the DA Arts & Media teachers with the organization and structure of the studio, theatre, music, and computer lab environments. The TA reports directly to the Dean of Arts & Media and works with other TA’s, teachers, literacy specialists, Heads/Coordinators, Deans, Program Team, and staff. The TA must be self-motivated and have a collaborative/team approach toward working.
     
    TA Daily Responsibilities may include:
    • Check-in with the teacher(s) to prepare for the day.
    • General studio/lab maintenance; cleaning, organizing, materials inventory, etc.
    • Equipment set-up and break-down.
    • Assist with classroom management.
    • Liaison with other TA’s, teachers, and staff.
    • Substitute as needed.
     
    TA Weekly/Quarterly Responsibilities may include:
    • Create and maintain studio and lab systems/bulletin boards.
    • Assist and support theatre teachers as needed with set construction and design.
    • Substitute for actors and techies as needed.
    • Grade report proofing.
    • Track and maintain files.
    • Assist on field trips as needed.
     
    General Notes
    • Be prepared to handle a variety of tasks.
    • Be self-motivated and take initiative with daily tasks
    • Flexibility and open communication are essential.
    • Attend in-house, programmatic training sessions as necessary.
    • Create and nurture positive relationships with students.
    • For any conflicts/issues, communicate with your direct supervisor. If the problem does not resolve, meet with the appropriate Dean.
    Apply:
    Interested candidates should download and complete the Denver Academy application on the DA employment web page and send it, along with a resume and cover letter, to lowerschoolfacultyjobs@denveracademy.org.

Open Staff Positions

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Admissions: 303.777.5161
General: info@denveracademy.org

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