Adams 14 offers more than just a great public education. We advance education equity, celebrate the cultural richness of our community, provide comprehensive learning for our students and cultivate a sense of purpose and confidence so that students and staff can reach their full potential. To provide this experience, we understand the importance of having high-quality staff in every department and in every classroom. By offering a comprehensive compensation package, including great benefits and retirement plans, we attract the top candidates in the field and ensure our staff members feel valued so they can focus on what matters – our students’ success.
Working in Adams 14, you will be able to live in a big city while enjoying the small-town, friendly feel of this diverse school district. As you develop your skills through our strong mentorship program, there will be opportunities for advancement and further compensation that will make your investment in Adams 14 worthwhile.
Rewarding excellence is important in Adams 14. We recognize the work and contributions of all our staff through one of the most competitive compensation and benefits packages in the area.
Some of our benefits include:
Adams 14 offers a comprehensive benefits package with plans priced for each employee’s needs. Medical, dental, vision, and disability can all be selected along with other health and wellness plans.
Every full-time employee is eligible for district-paid benefits including life insurance.
Adams 14 employees earn sick leave throughout the year.
Teachers in Adams 14 may qualify for federal loan deferment or forgiveness.
Achieving advanced degrees is important to Adams 14. That is why we have partnered with Regis University to offer a partially funded master’s degree. Classes are held right here in Adams 14 in a cohort format.
The New Teacher Induction Academy immediately precedes the start of the school year. Teachers are given instruction to make the transition to Adams 14 successful!
The Adams 14 Mentorship Program provides a mentor for all new teachers in the district. The program’s goal is to ensure the success of first-year teachers and new teachers in the district through the mentor’s support and assistance. The mentor works with the protege for the entire school year.
When you think of a city at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, you probably assume it is pretty cold. It may surprise many to learn that Denver might get a few chilly nights in the winter, but the year-round temperature in Denver averages in the upper 50s. This is one of the few places you truly get four seasons. With tons of sunshine, crisp air, and a breezy climate, the temperature is fit for almost anyone.
Denver sits at the crossroads of southern transplants, West-coast natives, and local folks making it one of the most diverse culinary cities in America. Denver has become a melting pot of cuisine.
Professional football, basketball, baseball, soccer, and university athletics. You name it and there is a sporting event for every fan! With a loyal following, the Denver Broncos, Nuggets, Avalanche, and Rockies attract fans from all over the midwest.
Since the mountains are a huge part of the culture in Denver, it is no surprise that one of the best pastimes is enjoying all the outdoor activities. From skiing, snowmobile tours, and snowboarding in the winter to hiking, biking, swimming, rock climbing, and white-water rafting in the summer, Denver is known as one of the best places to live if you love the outdoors. We have 850 miles of paved bike trails around the city and over 5,000 acres of parks.
Rolling Stone magazine calls it America’s best amphitheater. Musical legends including the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, and The Rolling Stones have raved about it. Denver is home to the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre, where more than 200 concerts a year entertain people from around the world. And, if that is not enough, scattered throughout Denver are more than 15 additional concert venues to cater to all musical tastes.