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Literacy First - AmeriCorps Early Literacy Tutor

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ORGANIZATION: Literacy First

  • 5 people are interested
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If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply here: https://bit.ly/LiteracyFirstApp23_24

Please note: This is an AmeriCorps opportunity. The commitment for this opportunity is 9 months, from September 1st, 2023 to May 24th, 2024.

Literacy First AmeriCorps tutors deliver one-on-one daily tutoring sessions to readers in kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade. We are a bilingual (Spanish) program and hire English and Bilingual Tutors. Members serve on an elementary school campus in teams of 2-4 in a shared tutoring space. Each member supports a caseload of 8-10 students. The majority of our tutors serve 36 hours each week, but we do have 30 and 20 hours/week opportunities as well.

As a Literacy First Tutor, you'll arrive on your campus at 7:30 am to prepare for the day. You will pick up your first student from class around 8:00 am, and bring them back to your tutoring area to work with them one-on-one using a structured, intensive, research-based curriculum catered to each individual child. You'll work with half of your caseload in the morning, have lunch with your team, and work with the second half of your caseload in the afternoon. You will end your day at 2:30 pm (in the 36 hour position).

Tutors also attend a variety of literacy training and professional development activities, and service events in the community and on campus. Our supervisors are expert literacy coaches and provide ongoing support throughout the year. Language-specific support is also provided to our Bilingual Spanish Tutors if needed.

There is a monthly living stipend as well as an education award. To see the full position description please visit our website here: https://literacyfirst.org/employment/

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About Literacy First

Location:

3925 W Braker Ln, Suite 3.801, Austin, TX 78759, US

Mission Statement

Mission: We partner with school districts to ensure all children are reading at or above grade level by third grade. Vision: Every child in Central Texas develops reading skills that allow them to realize their full potential with regard to education, economic opportunity, civic engagement, and personal development.

Description

We fulfill our mission by offering a variety of support services, with a particular focus on achieving racially equitable outcomes for growing readers, including one-to-one literacy interventions, teacher and staff training, instructional coaching, data-centered advising, and bilingual and culturally relevant reading resources and interventions.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Austin, TX 78759

(30.40136,-97.75253)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Child Development
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • To see the full position description please visit our website: https://literacyfirst.org/employment/
  • Must be able to pass a background check

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