Denver Public Schools Denver , CO 80208
Head Boys Wrestling Coach
West High School
Salary Range: Salary is based upon the DCTAagreement with DPS. More information can be found in Article 32 of the DCTA agreement. Payments will be paid in either an hourly wage or in the form of a stipend for current salaried DPSteachers. Seasonal non-benefitted position.
Essential Functions and Objectives:
The Coach teaches fundamental and advanced athletic skills and works with athletes to prepare them for competition. The Coach is an expert on the rules, strategies, and techniques required for the sport and is responsible for the coordination and recruitment of student participants among other duties.
Current CPR Certification or the ability to obtain one prior to coaching (online CPR not accepted).
Teacher Certification is preferred.
Completion of CHSAA coaching registration (if qualified certificated teacher not available).
Previous coaching experience or experience working with urban youth preferred.
Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of 185 schools, including traditional, magnet, charter and pathways schools, with an enrollment of 88,000 students. Of those, 58% of the school district's enrollment is Hispanic, 20%is Caucasian, and 15% is African American. Seventy-two percent of the district's students qualify for free and reduced lunch.
Under the leadership of Superintendent Tom Boasberg and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in terms of student academic growth. DPSis committed to establishing Denver as a national leader in student achievement, high school graduation and college career readiness.
Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.