Literacy Tutor for individuals with Down syndrome

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GiGi's Playhouse Down syndrome Achievement Center Fort Myers

Literacy Tutoring Each individual learns to read and develop literacy skills at a different pace. The GiGi’s one-on-one Literacy Program builds a foundation in sight word recognition, vocabulary, comprehension and articulation through one-on-one literacy tutoring adapted to fit the learning style of individuals with Down syndrome. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

** We are currently seeking tutors for our Winter and Spring sessions (starting after Christmas).

Each tutor is matched with a student and weekly lessons are 45-60 minutes for 10 weeks at a time.

No prior experience is required. Each tutor receives complete training with our Literacy Coordinator. We provide all supplies.

Qualities:
Working and being active with individuals with Down syndrome ages 3-adult.
teach using materials that are meaningful and relevant to the student to maximize interest.
Teach with a multi-sensory approach to build confidence, and reinforce learning.
Teach students to practice, transfer and generalize newly learned skills.
Teach students to comprehend and use information gained from reading to apply to their real world experiences.



6 More opportunities with GiGi's Playhouse Down syndrome Achievement Center Fort Myers

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1901 Brantley Road, Unit 11Fort MyersFort Myers, FL 33907

(26.56183,-81.87376)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • General Education

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

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