Positions begin August 2017 and run through June 2018
Positions require availability, every day, Monday- Friday, during regular school hours
Provide literacy tutoring and support for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade,
during school hours.
Training is provided, so no prior tutoring, formal education experience or experience with children is required. Tutors also receive on-site support from trained school literacy coaches.
Work one-on-one with students (Kindergarten - 3rd grade) who need extra support learning to read.
Are trained to use scripted Minnesota Reading Corps literacy interventions for 20-minute sessions throughout the day to help students improve reading fluency.
Receive training to conduct literacy assessments and enter student data into an online system each week, in order to monitor student progress with the literacy coach at the school.
Regular, timely attendance during school hours, Monday-Friday, with before and after school hours often required.
Attend required Reading Corps sponsored trainings, meetings and coaching sessions; travel as necessary.
Salary: Part-time tutors (20 hours/week) earn up to $287 living allowance and up to $2,907.50 education award.
Must be 18 years of age or older by August, 2017.
Must have a high school diploma or GED by August, 2017.
Must be a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States.
Must not have served 4 or more terms of service previously with AmeriCorps.
Speak, read and write English fluently.
Interest in education, specifically helping children develop their reading skills.
Dedication to community service.
Basic computer skills, including the ability to navigate online systems and email.
Attention to detail.
Organized, responsible, flexible, motivated and professional.
Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback from coaches and program staff.
Excellent time management and decision-making skills.
Ability to work with diverse personalities.
Ability to adapt to a sometimes challenging, high-pressure environment.
Strong personal standards of excellence, ethics and integrity.
How to Apply: Our positions start in August 2017. For more information, please visit [ https://minnesotareadingcorps.org/ ]www.minnesotareadingcorps.org. Questions? Please contact Jenn at jennifer.breding[ mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org ]@servetogrow.org or 218-422-6017. Visit [ http://www.readingandmath.net ]www.ReadingandMath.net to apply online.