Ricks Center for Gifted Children at the University of Denver is an exemplary school serving the needs of gifted children since 1984. We provide nationally recognized gifted education to approximately 250 students ranging from three years of age through eighth grade, who demonstrate exceptional, differentiated abilities and learning needs. Located on the campus of the University of Denver, the Ricks Center offers a progressive model of education focused on developing the intellectual, social, emotional, creative and physical needs of the gifted child. Our diverse student body benefit from small class size, expert teachers, a wide range of content offerings, cutting edge instructional practices, integrated curriculum, and a focus on community, care and engagement. Ricks Center students matriculate to a wide range of settings including local public and private schools, concurrent enrollment in high school and college, and boarding schools.
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.
This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.
- Bachelor's degree in education or related field.
- Experience in a school setting.
- Graduate hours in education or gifted education.
- Experience teaching gifted children.
- Valid teaching certificate or license.
Monday - Friday, Evenings and weekends as required.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Please include the following documents with your application:
- Cover Letter
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.