The median growth for students who received
tutoring during the 2013-2014 school year was the
equivalent of an increase of two or more grade
levels based on assessments used within the program.


Denver Math Fellows instruct small groups of students in mathematics. It is a full-time job, working school hours, for an entire school year. You will work with small groups of up to six students at a time. The most important role for Fellows is to develop strong relationships with students and their families. Through these strong relationships and the use of the provided curriculum, your instruction will support students’ access to grade level mathematics.

Denver Fellows is an urban education fellowship where students receive individual support in math as part of each school day and fellows are provided a meaningful service year opportunity. Many fellows utilize the service year as a pathway into teaching or as a gap year prior to furthering their own education. A state teaching license is NOT required for this position. 

Requirements, Qualifications & Skills:

  • Successful completion of a minimum of 48 college credit hours OR passing scores on Ed Ready Exams (We will provide you with a link to the exams)
  • A commitment to teach small groups of students, math content
  • A desire to build positive relationships with students, families and colleagues
  • Writing and internalizing lesson plans to meet the needs of groups of students
  • Use grade level lesson plans in order to support what students are learning in their regular math class
  • Follow a structured tutorial model
  • Participate in professional learning to gain important aspects of the role
  • Accept, implement, and grow from feedback
  • Proficiency with Google Suite Products
  • Works collaboratively with others on a team
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Have a flexible attitude and disposition
  • Background with math content preferred but not required


Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary: $31,992 ($21.50/hr) paid over 12 months
  • Work Calendar: 186 work days; school holidays and summer off
  • Benefits: Medical, vision and dental options



The Denver Math Fellows Program supports students at multiple locations in Denver Public Schools. Our mission is to close the opportunity gap by providing small group mathematics instruction for our highest needs students in order to accelerate their academic growth in preparation for college and career. 


Next Steps:

Navigate to our Application Process and complete the Denver Public Schools application.