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Literacy First - AmeriCorps Early Literacy Tutor

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Literacy First

  • 4 people are interested

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply here:
Please note: This is an AmeriCorps opportunity. The commitment for this opportunity is 9 months, from September 1st, 2022 to May 27th, 2023.

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 35 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.

Tutors also attend a variety of literacy trainings 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:

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About Literacy First


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.


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.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Austin, TX 78759



  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Child Development
  • English
  • Spanish




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • To see the full position description please visit our website:

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