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Before you all yell at me and tell me to stay where I am because the supply of educators severely outweighs the demand, please be aware that I have been reading this board for over 2 years and am aware of current situation with regards to jobs in the Denver area.

That said, my husband has put his own career on hold for me as an educator here in Georgia, and he has the opportunity to finally secure a position in the Denver area in the next 12-18 months that will make him the primary money earner in our family (rather than me). He is from Littleton, grew up in Denver and Castle Rock, and Denver is home to him. He wants to come home.

All of that said, if we do indeed move, I will be attempting to find a middle school position somewhere in the Denver area. I am currently certified in GA in Language Arts (which is my primary field--I teach 8th grade), though I am also certified in Math and Social Studies (and have experience teaching both). I recently began the progress to...See More
COTeacher The market is tough, but if you don't mind subbing, being a para, or getting a part-time job(where the district doesn't give you benefits), then you'll be able to get your foot through the door and secure a better job in the future. BTW, Math jobs are more plentiful than social studies or English.

Sorry that I can't give you any particular...See More
Mar 8, 2009
~Bradley Based on my experience, I would say avoid Douglas County (Castle Rock/Parker/Highlands Ranch.)

Yes, the job market is competitive, but your level of education and experience looks promising.

I recommend Littleton, Englewood, Denver Public Schools, and especially Jefferson County.

I have also found, from personal experi...See More
Mar 11, 2009


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