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All positions require availability, every day, Monday: Friday, during regular school hours. Did you know that students who donA?t read proficiently by the end of 3rd grade are four times more likely to drop out of school? Our goal is to help all Minnesota children become proficient readers by the end of 3rd grade and give them a better start to their futures. If you are passionate about education and literacy, join us and make a difference in the lives of preschool and elementary students. Become a Minnesota Reading Corps tutor and help struggling readers, age 3 to grade 3, get on track for reading at grade level. WeA?ll provide training to get you started and ongoing coaching so youA?ll be supported throughout your term of service. Work one:on:one with students in kindergarten through third grade who need extra support learning to read. Tutors work with the same students in 20:minute sessions every day during school hours, using a variety of scripted Minnesota Reading Corps strategies, called interventions.With younger students, tutors help build early literacy skills, such as letter sounds and names, and word blending. For older students, tutors select reading passages and follow intervention scripts to practice fluency skills.Conduct quick and easy literacy assessments, and enter the student data into an online data system. Tutors will use this data to monitor student progress, plan, and set goals.Maintain confidentiality of all student dataProvide opportunities for families to get involved in their childA?s education by sharing Reading Corps literacy activities to do at homeAttend 3 days of mandatory training prior to service with students, plus additional required training sessions throughout the year. Tutors will receive the consistent support of an onsite coach. Some travel may be necessary to attend training.Participate in site:sponsored activities such as book fairs and family nightsAll position require availability everday Monday:Friday during regular school hours.While the majority of service hours are completed onsite during school hours, most tutors engage in additional community service, which may take place during evening and weekend hours.Strong interest in education, specifically in helping elementary students develop their literacy skillsDedication to community service and abilityto commit to a full term of serviceBasic computer skills, including the ability to navigate online systems and emailAttention to detailOrganized, responsible, flexible, motivated, and professionalAbility to accept and incorporate constructive feedback from coaches and program staffExcellent time management and decision:making skillsAbility to work with diverse personalities and adapt to the school environmentStrong personal standards of excellence, ethics, and integrity Eligibility RequirementsAbility to speak, read, and write English fluentlyAge 18 or older by the program start datePossess a high school diploma or a GED by the program start dateCitizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United StatesPlease note: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. Currently, AmeriCorps members are limited to four terms of service.Tutors are paid a modest living allowance every two weeks during their service term and receive an education award upon successful completion which may be used to pay qualified student loans or tuition. Tutors over age 55 may choose to gift their education award to their child or grandchild. Tutors may be eligible for health insurance, child care assistance, and student loan forbearance during their service. Minnesota Reading Corps will not discriminate for or against any service member or applicant based on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, disability, sex

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• Location: sartell, St. Cloud

• Post ID: 25173567 stcloud
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