Innovation Specialist

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate
  • Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Innovation

Kent Denver’s Office of Innovation has an opening for a full-time Innovation Specialist in the areas of technology and design to education to join our team.  This position works as a key Innovation team member to foster exceptional learning experiences for our students and faculty through teaching, mentoring, and instructional support.


Core Responsibilities:

Instruction (~40%)

  • Teach two courses each semester, as needed, in relevant areas of computer studies, engineering, and/or design, likely Computer Science A, Business Management and/or Engineering Design.

Instructional Support & Space Staffing (~60%)

  • Actively and passively support classroom instruction and supervise students and faculty in the middle and upper school Impact Studios. 
  • Supervise pass/fail Innovation Workshops and Independent Studies in areas of Innovation, specifically technology and design.
  • Contribute to the construction of a network of professional advisors and a database of community opportunities for Kent Denver students.
  • Contribute expertise and passion to the Office of Innovation and institutional projects as assigned.


The successful candidate will have qualifications that include: 

  • A bachelor's degree in education, technology, or a related field (required)
  • The ability to articulate the value of and advocate for the role of technology and design in education
  • Experience working in an entrepreneurial and/or business setting
  • An ability to thrive working as a member of a team
  • Previous work in a school or student environment
  • Ability to teach and mentor teenage students
  • Excitement around collaborating with other teaching professionals
  • A growth mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and execute projects
  • Experience in a design and fabrication studio


Start Date:

August 1st, 2023



$50,000 - $60,000


Other Employment Info:

Work hours for this position are 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday with occasional evening, night, and/or weekend work.  In addition to a generous benefits package including retirement, health, dental, and professional development, this position receives 6 weeks vacation (taken in June and July), 1 week for Thanksgiving Break, 2 weeks for Winter Break, 1 week for Spring Break, all other school holidays, 3 personal days, and 9 sick days.  


Office of Innovation:

The Office of Innovation is an in-house educational innovation hub that increases Kent Denver’s capacity for innovation both institutionally and in its broader communities. Made up of librarians, technologists, designers, entrepreneurs, change agents, and futurists, we have the privilege and responsibility of empowering our students, faculty, and community to thrive in a rapidly changing, hyper-connected future.


Kent Denver School:

Kent Denver School is a college preparatory day school of 700 students in grades 6-12 located on 220 acres in suburban Denver. Kent Denver has been recognized for our leadership in diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to fostering a culturally diverse faculty and student body and we are eager to consider applications from candidates who believe in the critical importance of diversity in the life of a school.  We encourage diverse candidates to apply. 


Kent Denver School Employment Policy:

Kent Denver School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, religion, transgender status (including gender identity or gender expression), sex (including pregnancy), gender, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, marriage to a coworker, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, veteran status (including Vietnam era veteran status), genetic information, military service, application for military service or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


Our school makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. An applicant who does not meet the minimum qualifications of the position(s) for which the applicant applies will not be considered for employment.


How to Apply

How to Apply:

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