Preschool Tutor - Educator Corps - Colvill Family Center
Company: MN Reading Corps and Math Corps
Location: Red Wing
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Position Summary Thousands of Minnesota kids need help getting
ready for Kindergarten and you can make all the difference. Offer
your time, talent, and experience as a member of our Educator Corps
and be more for your students. As an Educator Corps member, you'll
spend your days helping children ages 3-5 to talk, read, write,
sing and play in order to develop early literacy and math skills
and get ready for Kindergarten. You will take what you already do
in your classroom, and combine it with the extra data,
interventions, training, and coaching in Reading Corps. This is a
great opportunity for you to learn right along with your students!
Educator Corps members serve in an hours position that matches
their current school schedule. We are currently recruiting for the
2021-22 school year with opportunities beginning in August 2021.
This is an AmeriCorps member position with Minnesota Reading Corps.
Although the education award is modest, the rewards are great!
You'll join an amazing group of more than 100 Minnesota educators,
determined to help students be more. What to Expect Be a change
maker by implementing proven literacy and math strategies in your
classroom. Be committed to helping students build their skills and
confidence. Be ready to grow by participating in coaching sessions
two times per month to review child progress, plan, problem solve,
and set goals. Be impactful by participating in training and
ongoing professional development throughout your term of service.
Be the motivation and represent Reading Corps at school-sponsored
activities to help build awareness of Reading Corps and early
literacy. Be an ambassador of the program by sharing your
experience with the wider community. Perks Package While your
students benefit from proven literacy strategies, you'll be
rewarded with more than just a sense of satisfaction. Educator
Corps members receive perks including: Up to $4,441 for tuition or
student loans Federal student loan forbearance and interest
repayment Professional Coaching & Development Free Training
(fulfills Minnesota career lattice requirements) 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 or foster child. What it Takes To
participate in Educator Corps, you need to be a classroom teacher,
paraprofessional or aide working with students ages 3-5. In
addition, you'll need to meet the following minimum qualifications
by the time you begin your service: Receive a recommendation from
your principal, school administrator or internal coach Have basic
computer skills (like email and navigating online) Can speak, read
and write English fluently 18 years of age or older with a high
school diploma or equivalent A citizen, national, or lawful
permanent resident alien of the United States Agree to and
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? Watch this
2-minute video and get a glimpse of what it's like to be a tutor!
Or click here to view the position description. Have Questions?
We'd love to hear from you! Contact us at 866.859.2825 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. About our Organization Minnesota Reading
Corps is an AmeriCorps program that helps more than 30,000
Minnesota children, age 3 to grade 3, become successful readers
each year. Started in 2004, the program has helped more than
200,000 children improve their skills and become better readers.
Rigorous third party evaluation has consistently shown that
students who have Reading Corps make greater gains. What's more -
students with traditional risk factors make even greater gains than
their peers! Building on success in Minnesota, Reading Corps is
replicated nationally in 12 states and the District of Columbia.
Reading Corps is administered by Reading & Math, Inc., through a
formal partnership with ServeMinnesota. Reading & Math, Inc. is a
national nonprofit based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and also
administers California Reading Corps, Florida Reading Corps,
Wisconsin Reading Corps, California Math Corps, Minnesota Math
Corps, Georgia Math Corps, Minnesota Opportunity Corps, Minnesota
Recovery Corps and Community Forestry Corps. Reading & Math, Inc.
will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member
or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national
origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public
assistance, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, age,
or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations
provided upon request. This document is available in alternative
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