Summer Reading Tutor - Reading & Math, Inc. Virtual Tutoring

Reading & Math, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date Posted April 26, 2022
Industry Tutoring Jobs
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Description:

Position Summary:

Thousands of children need extra help to read at grade level. Take action as a tutor because kids who are strong readers by the end of 3rd grade are positioned to be strong learners for the rest of their lives.

As a Summer Reading Tutor, you’ll provide virtual support to help students in kindergarten through third grade become better readers. Every day, you’ll meet via video conference with students one-on-one to provide extra practice and build skills.

With training and coaching, we’ll prepare you to help kids succeed. Students make the most progress with consistency, so our tutors serve Monday – Friday, a minimum of 32 hours a week (9 am-4 pm, 10 am-5 pm, 11 am-6 pm or 12 pm-7 pm). Service will begin May 23, 2022.

This is an AmeriCorps member position with Reading Corps and you’ll be joining a team of nearly 2,000 tutors nationwide. Together, we’re on a mission because kids who read have the power to succeed!

What to Expect:
  • Use proven strategies to help students build their skills and confidence.
  • Collaborate with coaches to monitor student progress and see what’s working.
  • Conduct skill assessments and enter student scores into data management software.
  • Commit to continuous improvement through coaching, training and professional development.
  • Provide opportunities for family engagement and literacy involvement.
Perks Package:

Give your time as a tutor 32 hours per week and you’ll receive a perks package that includes:

  • A stipend of $760 paid every 2 weeks
  • $5,320 total for 300 hours of service from May 23 through August 20, 2022
  • Up to $1,342 for tuition or student loans*
  • Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment
  • Individual health insurance — Monthly premium 100% covered
  • Child care assistance — Based on family size and income
  • The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ may gift their award to their child, grandchild, foster child, or stepchild.
What it Takes:

Reading Corps takes ordinary people and trains them to be great tutors. Anyone can become a tutor as long as they have a passion to take action for kids – and meet the following minimum qualifications. By the time they begin their service, our tutors are:

  • Dependable and have a history of good attendance
  • Able to understand and follow instructions
  • Capable of setting a pace and maintaining a schedule with students
  • Competent with basic computer skills (like email and navigating online) and video conferencing services (such as Zoom)
  • Able to access internet and have a private space for tutoring
  • Fluent in English for speaking, reading, and writing
  • 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent
  • A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States*
  • Living in the state of Minnesota during service term.
  • Able to successfully complete a background check
  • Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time
Want to Learn More?: Click here to view the position description.

Have Questions?: We’d love to hear from you! Contact us at 866-859-2825 or join@ampact.us. About our Organization:

Reading Corps is powered by AmeriCorps members who serve as tutors. Since the program launched in 2003, Reading Corps has helped more than 300,000 children improve their skills and become stronger readers. Rigorous third-party evaluation has consistently shown that students who have Reading Corps make greater gains. What’s more — kids with traditional risk factors make even more progress than their peers. Building on success in Minnesota, Reading Corps is replicated nationally in 12 states, the District of Columbia, and is still growing!

Reading Corps is an Ampact educational program that is administered through a formal partnership with ServeMinnesota and fueled by research from the National Science + Service Collaborative. As a national organization, Ampact demonstrates the power of national service to solve complex social problems by creating innovative programs that focus on the key areas of education, environmental stewardship, and healthy futures for communities. These programs include Reading Corps, Math Corps, Early Learning Corps, Recovery Corps, Climate Impact Corps, and Heading Home Corps.

Ampact will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, familial status, military service, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.

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