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Summer Academy Teacher

Save Our Youth
Posted: 04/14/2022
Salary/Range: $2,500 Stipend
Denver, CO

The Summer Academy Teaching Position with Save Our Youth Mentoring gives you an opportunity to impact underserved youth by building relationships and connecting them to a meaningful and enjoyable educational experience.


Looking for three enthusiastic and motivated educators, with a sincere interest in relationship and skill-building, and a strong Christian faith.

Save Our Youth provides a Summer Academy to provide additional support to youth beyond a mentor. Students work on Math, Language Arts, Science, and Life Skills. Energy and motivation of the site teachers and interns are essential to the success of the Summer Academies.


    • Lead students in grades 6-12 through all daily classes.
    • Support the spiritual and emotional development of all students.
    • Monitor students’ academic progress during online Math curriculum time.
    • Support interns who oversee groups of students.
    • Teach Pre-Designed Curriculum.
    • Positive Classroom Management and problem-solving.
    • Lead Team-Building activities.

Summer Academy Logistics

    • 1 week of training, June 13-17
    • 5 weeks with students, June 20-July 22
    • 3 teachers run 3 academies across the Denver metro area
    • 2 interns per site to support teacher and build relationships with students

Daily Schedule

    • 7:45-8:00 Staff arrival to prepare for students
    • 8:00-8:30 Breakfast
    • 8:30-9:30 Math (Edgenuity)
    • 9:30-9:45 Break
    • 9:45-10:15 Devotional/Spiritual Lesson
    • 10:15-11:15 Life Skills
    • 11:15-12:15 Literacy
    • 12:15-1:00 Lunch
    • 1:00-1:45 STEM
    • 1:45-2:00 Cleanup
    • 2:00 Students Dismissed
    • 2:00-2:15 Site Staff Debrief/Problem Solving

Benefits of Involvement

    • $2500 stipend
    • Build rapport with a smaller group of students to help them find more self-confidence and hope for their futures.
    • Continued practice resolving conflict, deescalating situations, and meeting students where they are.
    • Experience building relationships with students of different races, cultures, and socio-economic statuses.
    • Hear from local experienced urban non-profit professionals as they address the cultural nuances of urban youth culture.
    • Assist in the professional development of two college-age interns.
    • Enjoy continuing to be around youth during the summer and helping them be better prepared for the following school year.
    • Add professional connections.

Learn More About

    • The nonprofit world
    • Leadership development
    • One-on-one mentoring
    • Academic remediation
To Apply: Contact Don Kerns ( to learn more or apply here: