Denver Public Schools
COORDINATOR, COLLEGE READINESS (JOB ID: 56421)
$38,456 – $46,751 annual
Essential Functions and Objectives:
- Provides logistical support and coordinates activities related to the development of school college readiness programs that leads to increased advanced placement/concurrent enrollment performance, increased graduation rates, increased college-going rates, and decreased remediation rates. Assists with the implementation of a college readiness program site, focusing on increasing curriculum coherence, professional development, student and family support, college readiness rigor, and ongoing improvement cycle
- Coordinates activities and opportunities that support the implementation of a college readiness program
- Monitors college readiness programs and reports to key stakeholders, including problem diagnosis, analyzing data, facilitating action steps, supporting change, and reflecting on results
- Coordinates with school in developing ACT and SAT prep programs
- Collaborates in designing process to create professional development for the K-12 college readiness intensive strand
- Supports the improvements in 8-16 grade level articulation with District and local colleges
- Connects and organizes the work of school and District to Board of Education college readiness goals
- Coordinates efforts and capacity building training opportunities for Advanced Placement (AP), pre-AP, and Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathway
- Assists in monitoring and reporting on budgets devoted to college readiness program initiatives
- Communicates all aspects of college readiness program development and results through website, newsletter, calendar creation, etc.
- Assists in collaboration efforts between the school, District and other external organizations in implementing a set of research-based interventions aimed at dramatically increasing enrollment and success in advanced coursework
Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:
- Three (3) years’ experience providing support to college readiness programs.
- Previous experience administering ACT and SAT prep programs.
- Advanced Placement instruction experience preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
- Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field.
- Required: Bachelor’s degree
- Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off): http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/1129
- Benefits (including DPS contributions): http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/1397
- Compensation Structures: http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/244
- Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.
About Denver Public Schools:
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 nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.
DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at
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.
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