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Best Cities for Teachers #7: Denver, Colorado

Best Cities for Teachers #7: Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

Jill Hare | Teaching

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Nicknamed the Mile High City, Denver is the capital and most populous city in the state of Colorado.

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The public school system in the city is operated by Denver Public Schools (DPS), which serves about 73,000 students. DPS employs over 13,000 teachers, educators, and staff members. Denver’s many colleges and universities range in focus programs institutional affiliations, but include well-respected health sciences schools, as well as several Roman Catholic and Jewish institutions.

Teachers in Demand:

  • Substitute Teachers (Average Salary: $25,000)
  • Paraprofessionals(Average Salary: $31,000)
  • English Language Teachers (Average Salary: $36,000)
  • Principal (Average Salary: $56,000)

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