Center for Service and Community Engagement
Children and Youth

K-12 Employment Opportunities

  • If you love working with kids, are passionate about education equity and want to get paid for making a difference in our local schools, the Seattle University Youth Initiative K-12 Team offers a number of employment options for undergraduates:

    School Year Opportunities

    Elementary School:  Help improve K-5th grade academic performance at Bailey Gatzert School. SU student employees at Gatzert serve as lead instructors after school and provide one-to-one and small group tutoring and classroom assistance during the school day.  Must be available to work at least two afternoons per week throughout the year. Three options: The Redhawk Reading Corps (non-work study); The SUM Corps -Seattle U Math-(non-work study); and SUYI Lead Tutor (work study) WE ARE ONLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR WORK STUDY POSITIONS DURING SPRING OF 2015. 

    Middle School:  – Work for the Redhawk Academic Mentoring Program (RAMP) at Washington Middle School, an innovative program that matches SU students with 6th graders for one-to-one academic support. SU student employees at WMS serve as Lead Academic Mentors facilitating activities after school and mentoring multiple middle school students during the school day. Must be work-study eligible to apply.

    High School: Work as a Lead Career and College Access Coach at Middle College High School @ Seattle University and Garfield High School.   Lead coaches help youth plan their college and career pathways as well as support academic behaviors, positive attitudes, and social/emotional development.  Must be work-study eligible to apply.

    All K-12 Student Employment positions are part-time: from 6 (minimum) up to 20 hours per week depending upon school site.  Currently looking to fill 25 positions. More details: K-12 Employment position descriptions   


    K-12 Student Employment Application

    Already work on the K-12 Team? Please complete the Student Employee application just so we have your most up-to-date contact info and schedule.