2022-2023 Literacy Teacher
Job Details

Scholars Unlimited is a community-based non-profit program helping young learners master critical literacy skills. Our mission is to foster academic, social, and emotional growth for children living in low-income communities. Our after-school program is geared toward grades K-5 and includes reading, SEL, STEM, and enrichment components. These programs are educational, engaging, and effective. 

As a teacher, you will be part of Scholars Unlimited's caring team of dedicated professionals who serve the youth in our community. Teachers work with small groups of elementary students who are emerging readers. Teachers will help students build reading skills focusing on fluency, phonemic awareness, phonics, and comprehension.

Scholars Unlimited's program will start September 6, 2023, and end May 12, 2023. The program will be held in our partner schools in Central Denver, Southwest Denver, Northeast Denver, North Aurora, Sheridan, and Westminster. Hours of the program will vary with the school's dismissal bell times. Typically the hours may be 3:15 to 5:00 p.m. Teachers work four days a week.



Job Requirements & Expectations

  • Participate in training and coaching
  • Assess students using pre and post-assessments
  • Set goals for individual students based on Lexia assessment data, and/or other assessment information
  • Place students in groups according to assessment information, and plan reading instruction for the groups accordingly
  • Implement Scholars Unlimited small group literacy or STEM programming
  • Use the curriculum provided by Scholars Unlimited
  • Maintain student records and participate in the evaluation process
  • Communicate with Scholars Unlimited Site Director, and Scholars Unlimited staff
  • Complete hiring paperwork, orientation, and training are requirements for employment

Required Experience and Skills

  • Current teacher license
  • Elementary school experience
  • Knowledge and experience teaching reading
  • Ability to work September-May
  • Attend all training sessions
  • Must pass all background checks
  • Pass Social Services child care requirements: must have at least 3 months (460 hours) of full-time or equivalent satisfactory and verifiable experience with school-age children (ages 5 – 12). Volunteer work can also apply. (This can be shown through a letter from a previous employer.)
  • In good standing with Scholars Unlimited

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $32/hr

Incentives: Earn up to $600 in incentives