Denver Public Schools recruiting Springs professionals for teaching jobs

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Denver Public Schools is reaching out to Colorado Springs professionals with an offer to employ them as math, science and special education teachers.

DPS is touting its  Teacher Residency Program as an opportunity for professionals who have a bachelor’s degree to jump into teaching with “clinical training.”

The  program is 15 months with a one-year residency, working toward a master’s degree from the University of Denver, a guaranteed job in DPS and full tuition reimbursement.

Program coordinators are seeking 75 professionals who are attorneys, doctors, engineers, pilots and others who crave a career change and want to bring a fresh perspective to the classroom.

The application deadline is Feb. 15; and, typically, the application takes two to four weeks to complete.