Substitute Teacher - Ricks Center for Gifted Children

Job description

Ricks Center for Gifted Children at the University of Denver is an exemplary program designed for gifted children. We provide nationally recognized gifted education to approximately 230 students ranging from three years of age through eighth grade, who demonstrate exceptional, differentiated abilities and learning needs.

Position Summary

The Substitute Teacher is a non-benefited, part-time position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year. This position will secure and sustain the overall well-being of children and to support the implementation of classroom and program plans. The Substitute Teacher will assume all classroom duties in the absence of the classroom teacher.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field.
  • Experience in a school setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate hours in education or gifted education.
  • Experience teaching gifted children.
  • Valid teaching certificate or license.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. For questions about the position, please contact Edward Brooks at

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 50005
Posted: 7/16/2018
Application Due: 9/14/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable