Teaching Assistant--Middle Grades (AmeriCorps Position)

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Recruiting Organization: Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, AmeriCorps: Rochester

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, AmeriCorps (NDMVA) is seeking applicants to serve as a Full-time AmeriCorps Members at Nativity Preparatory School in Rochester from September 2023-July 2024.

Nativity Preparatory Academy is a Catholic middle school dedicated to transforming the lives of underserved students through strong academics coupled with a sense of spirituality, morality, and personal responsibility. They deliver a uniquely effective education through an extended school day and school year, dedicated and caring teachers, personal mentoring, and continuing support--all within a secure and nurturing environment that encourages personal development. Nativity Preparatory Academy is different because of thier students--and because of how they teach them. Their students come from a variety of diverse backgrounds, with more than 20 nationalities and multiple faith traditions represented. But they all have several things in common: they have not been well served by the schools they attended and are several years behind grade level when they first arrive at Nativity; and they come from families that while economically challenged, truly care about education.

The AmeriCorps Members will serve as Teaching Assistants and in general school support roles including tutoring, small group instruction, and the after school program. The school has many options of ways to serve and individual applicants will be screened for suitability in a variety of roles based on their interests and abilities.

Qualifications:

We invite applications from individuals who are over 18 and have work experience or a college education. A high school diploma is required unless the applicant is enrolled in a GED program while serving and completes his or her GED by the end of the year of service.

Applicants should also possess:

The willingness to spend a year in the service of others.

Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to be flexible, adaptive, and work on a team.

U.S. citizenship or be a lawful permanent resident.

Commitment to serve as a full-time volunteer for 11 months.

AmeriCorps Member Benefits:

  • ´╗┐Living Allowance: Because Notre Dame- AmeriCorps is partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service, we are able to offer our members a yearly living allowance which is distributed bi-weekly over the 11 months term. The pre-tax figure for 2023-2024 is approx. $17,000.
  • The Education Award: Upon completion of a service term, AmeriCorps members receive a taxable education award of approximately $7,000. The education award can be applied to qualified student loans or future education at a Title IV institution. To learn more about the education award and the National Service Trust, please visit AmeriCorps' page on the subject.
  • Student Loan Forbearance: Members of NDA are eligible for forbearance of federal student loans during their term of service. This means that while a member is serving, he or she does not make payments on his or her qualifying loans. In addition, the National Trust will pay the interest that accrues on the loan at the end of the term of service. For more information please visit Postponing Student Loan Payments and Getting Interest Paid
  • Community Housing Option: NDMVA Rochester is able to offer a low-rent community housing option to NDMVA Members. Please contact rochester@ndmva.org for more information.
  • Optional Health Insurance: We provide optional healthcare while you serve with NDA.
  • Child Care: NDA members may also be eligible for child care benefits. The AmeriCorps Child Care Program covers up to the state’s local market rate for child care fees and makes payments directly to the member’s caregiver.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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