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Preschool Tutor - Educator Corps - Colvill Family Center

Company: MN Reading Corps and Math Corps
Location: Red Wing
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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 join@servetogrow.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 formats.

Keywords: MN Reading Corps and Math Corps, Minneapolis , Preschool Tutor - Educator Corps - Colvill Family Center, Other , Red Wing, Minnesota

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