St. Elizabeth’s School: Student Support Teacher/After School Mentor

St. Elizabeth’s School, an intentionally inclusive K-8 school in northeast Denver, seeks a Student Support Teacher / After School Mentor for the 2022–2023 school year. This position is rooted in consistent direct connections with a core group of students to build authentic relationships and learn alongside one another.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of St. Elizabeth’s School’s Director of Learning Support and classroom teachers, provide one-on-one and small-group learning support for students, both in a push-in and pull-out model depending on needs 
  • Support the academic/social/emotional/spiritual development of all students by building a caring and respectful learning environment in which differences are celebrated
  • Participate in planning of lessons and prepping of student materials as needed for student success
  • Collaborate with our student support team to implement components of a student’s learning and/or social emotional support plan
  • Demonstrate a love of children and curiosity about how children learn
  • Collaborate well with colleagues 
  • View challenges and problems as opportunities for growth and transformation 
  • Model integrity, curiosity, responsibility, flexibility, and respect for all persons as well as an appreciation for racial, religious, cultural,  and gender diversity  by committing to personal and professional growth in equity and justice in education

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with St. Elizabeth’s School’s Director of Learning Support and classroom teachers to administer assessments and measure student growth
  • Attend training to effectively provide academic and social emotional supports to students who are not yet meeting grade level expectations 
  • Participate in our internal staffing response plan to substitute teach if we experience a shortage of substitute teachers (not frequent, but expected from all available staff/faculty)

After School Mentorship Job Summary and Essential Responsibilities

  • Meet after school with 2-4 identified students during our extended day program.
  • Mentorship will be focused on building social-emotional strengths, academic support, self-advocacy, confidence and sense of belonging.  Students identified for mentorship are students who are working hard to overcome adversity.  
  • Mentorship goals will be created in collaboration with St. Elizabeth’s School’s Director of Learning support, classroom teacher, family and student.  
  • Mentors will demonstrate healthy boundaries with students, including: not meeting alone with a student and immediately reporting any student mental health/safety concerns to SES supervisor.

Leadership Qualities

Demonstrates…

  • Flexibility
  • Perseverance
  • Resourcefulness 
  • Critical thinking
  • Creativity
  • Self-awareness
  • Ability to listen well and seek understanding 
  • Desire to actively participate in social justice work 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing

This placement is available through our Denver-area program, Colorado ESC

Click here to apply.