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State Teacher I - Math - Mount View YSC

Company: Colorado Department of Human Services
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: September 25, 2022

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State Teacher I - Math - Mount View YSC Print ( Apply State Teacher I - Math - Mount View YSC Salary $57,492.00 - $84,132.00 AnnuallyLocation Lakewood, COJob TypeFull TimeDepartmentColorado Department of Human ServicesJob NumberIKA 01989 08/03/2022ClosingContinuous

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  • Questions Department InformationThis position has a residency waiver and will be accepting applications from residents and non-residents of Colorado. Please note: This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies at the locations below. Division of Youth ServicesMount View Youth Services CenterOpt in below to receive text message updates on CDHS recruiting events!CDHSCareers About the Division of Youth Services: The Division of Youth Services (DYS) provides a continuum of residential and non-residential services that encompass juvenile detention, commitment, and parole. DYS is the agency statutorily mandated to provide for the care and supervision of youth committed by the District Court to the custody of the Colorado Department of Human Services. The Division operates fifteen secure facilities that serve youth between the ages of 10 and 21, who are pre-adjudicated, sentenced, or committed. The Division also contracts with numerous private residential and non-residential service providers throughout the State. For pre-adjudicated youth, the Division is also responsible for the management and oversight of Colorado Youth Detention Continuum, a State-funded, locally administered program that provides services to youth at risk of further progressing into the juvenile justice system. In addition to residential programming, the Division administers juvenile parole services throughout the State.We invite you to explore the DYS website and learn about the services provided to youth, families, and local communities in the State of Colorado at: WhyDescription of JobPurpose of this Position: This work unit exists to provide academic, vocational, and other education-related services to youth in institutional facilities, to provide professional consultation to community programs which serve DYS youth, and to establish and maintain collaboration with other state and community agencies that provide or monitor education services.Primary Job Duties:Establishes and maintains an appropriate classroom setting through the use of effective classroom management skills. Assesses new and continuing students. Prepares daily and unit lesson plans that are aligned with state standards. Implements a variety of research-based education strategies (including technology) to accommodate multi-age/multi-level students. Designs and implements a variety of assessment tools to evaluate student progress that correlate to standards-based education. Implements research-based differentiated teaching strategies. Assumes responsibility for maintaining appropriate, current teaching licensure at all times as a condition of employment. Utilizes effective classroom management strategies, including Differentiated Instruction, Motivational Interviewing and Positive Behavior and Intervention Support.Specific Duties Include:
    • Meets informally and informally with the principal, treatment providers and other teachers to review student and school progress.
    • Develop comprehensive plans for implementation of the subject matter in line with the education goals.
    • Participates in professional and staff safety development.
    • Performs other school related assignments as necessary such as, but not limited to, student staffings, entering data into Student Information System and substituting for teachers who are absent, as needed.
    • Assist in the safety and security of the school and facility by supervising residents as needed and providing immediate assistance as necessary within the facility.
    • Consistently know and follow policy and procedures of the Division of Youth Services and the facility.
    • Know when to be an individual contributor as a member or a collaborative problem solving team.Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal RightsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUBSTITUTIONS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & APPEAL RIGHTS:Education:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Math, Science or a similar degree type. AND License:
        • A valid Initial or Professional Teacher License for Colorado Department of Education with an endorsement in the fields of Math or Science. (You must attach a copy of your Colorado Teacher License to be considered for this position.)As a condition of employment, individuals who possess a Colorado Initial license upon hire must obtain the Professional Teacher license within three years of their start date.Substitution for required license:
          • A current, valid Interim Teacher license, or Temporary Educator Eligibility Authorization will substitute for the Colorado Initial or Professional Teacher license.
          • There is no substitution for the required education.Preferred Qualifications:
            • Dual endorsements or documentation of ability to be Highly Qualified in multiple content areas.
            • Experience working with at-risk or adjudicated youth
            • Experience with differentiated instruction; developing lessons/curriculum and providing differentiated instruction
            • Proficient use of assessment data to inform instructional practiceEssential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
              • Knowledge of effective research-based instructional strategies
              • Understandings of classroom-based behavioral interventions
              • Able to build rapport with students while maintaining boundaries
              • Experience with urban and at-risk populations
              • Secondary school experience
              • Education and Training
              • Interpersonal Skills
              • Oral Communication
              • Oral Comprehension
              • Problem Sensitivity & Solving
              • Safety and Security
              • Technology enhance instructionConditions of Employment:
                • Must be 21 years old or older
                • Must be able to obtain licensure as a Professional Teacher License from the Colorado Department of Education within 1 year after hire date
                • Must be able to obtain a C olorado Driver's License within 1 year after hire date
                • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver's license
                • Must have no felony convictions and no violent history
                • Must pass a Colorado Bureau of Investigations and a Federal Bureau of Investigations background check as a condition of employment. Included in the background check is a current and/or previous employer check. Your current and/or previous employers within the past 10 years at a minimum must be listed on your job application (most recent in descending order), even if the job or duties are unrelated to the position for which you are applying. Incomplete employer information (address, phone number, and supervisor) or omission of former employers may result in a disqualification of your application.
                • Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application and provide an explanation why the prior termination or resignation should not disqualify the applicant from the current position. Absent extraordinary circumstances, prior disciplinary termination or resignation in lieu of termination will disqualify the applicant from future State employment with CDHS.
                • Some travel may be required to attend a professional development or training within the state.
                • CDE teacher license or emergency authorization qualification
                • Able to pass Escape and Evade training
                • Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of the DYS Pre-service Training Academy, Field Training Program (FTO) and mandatory annual training in all subject areas.
                • Post-hire an annual influenza vaccine is required unless an employee obtains a medical or religious beliefs exception.
                • Effective September 20, 2021, this position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination within thirty (30) business days of hire. Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions vaccination guidance. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, please contact Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnsons Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorados Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. On or after October 31, 2021, each facility shall ensure all newly hired employees, direct contractors, or support staff members are fully vaccinated at the time of hire, or receive their first dose of a two-dose protocol, or a single-dose vaccination, prior to providing any care, treatment, or other services for the facility and/or its clients. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications listed below to continue in the selection process for this position. Work experience must be specifically documented on your application. Do not use "see resume" or "see attached" statements on your application.APPEAL RIGHTS:If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (, postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the departments action.For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at under Rules.Supplemental InformationLink to: How to Apply ( Link to: The Assessment Process ( For additional recruiting questions, please contact About Us: If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services ( (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado. In addition to a great location and rewarding and meaningful work, we offer:
                  • Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401(k) and 457 plans
                  • Medical and dental health plans
                  • Employer supplemented Health Savings Account
                  • Paid life insurance
                  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
                  • 11 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
                  • BenefitHub state employee discount program
                  • Employee Wellness program MotivateMe
                  • Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more
                  • Remote work arrangements for eligible positions*Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For moreinformation, go to Values:We believe in a people-first approach: To serve the people of Colorado, we develop a culture and work environment that creates an energized, inspired, and healthy team capable of giving their best to Coloradans.Balance creates quality of life: We want our team to be resilient through a supportive workplace that values flexibility, health and wellness, and employee engagement.We hold ourselves accountable: We take responsibility through our actions, programs, and results for the state of health and human services in Colorado.Transparency matters: We are open and honest with employees, our partners, the Coloradans we serve, and the public.We are ethical: We abide by what is best for those we serve by doing what is right, not what is easy.Collaboration helps us rise together: We work together with all partners, employees, and clients to achieve the best outcomes for Coloradans.We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. ADAA Accommodations: CDHS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Nancy Schmelzer, at or call 1-800-929-0791.-THE STATE OF COLORADO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-Toll Free Applicant Technical Support ( The State of Colorado offers permanent employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program. Please click the following link for detailed information: Please note that each agency's contact information is different; therefore, we encourage all applicants to view the full, official job announcement which includes contact information and class title. Select the job you wish to view, then click on the "Print" icon.01 Describe your experience working with at-risk youth. Including the number of years of experience, age range and educational setting. What are key elements of an effective classroom for these youth? 02 Explain how you plan instruction for any given week, referencing a specific lesson you have actually taught. How did you know you were successful with this lesson? 03 Describe your experience using assessment data to inform instructional practice--what data did you use and how did you use it? 04 Do you have an endorsement in Math or Science on your license?
                    • Yes
                    • No05 Please indicate the number of years of professional teaching experience. 06 Are you a Veteran requesting Veteran's Preference? Please attach a copy of your DD-214 Member 4 form to the application for review.
                    • Yes
                    • No07 Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application. In the space below, please provide an explanation as to why the prior termination or resignation should NOT disqualify your application from the current position. 08 Have you attached a copy of your teacher license as required in the posting?
                    • Yes
                    • NoRequired Question AgencyState of ColoradoDepartmentColorado Department of Human Services Address1575 Sherman St. Denver, Colorado, 80203 Phone303-866-7100 Website Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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