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Academic Coach (Part-Time) 2021-22

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 23, 2021 - June 17, 2022

Application Window

February 1, 2021 - August 15, 2021

Location

  • Minneapolis, MN

Contact Information

Lisa Lambert
(612) 668-3905
lisa.lambert@mpls.k12.mn.us

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Position Details

English Language Tutor

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Description

City of Lakes AmeriCorps members gain unparalleled hands-on experience fully immersed in a school setting working directly with students, teachers, families, and fellow corps members. If you are interested in developing your professional and interpersonal skills while exploring the fields of education and youth development within the context of a large urban school system, City of Lakes is the program for you!

City of Lakes AmeriCorps members serve in middle schools in the Minneapolis Public Schools district. Members are part of a teacher team providing academic support to a caseload of Long-Term English Learners in classrooms throughout the school day. Members also offer after school enrichment opportunities to students and maintain ongoing regular communications with students' families. Our ability to support the academic and developmental needs of our students depends upon the one-on-one relationships members build with their students and is at the heart of all that we do.

City of Lakes AmeriCorps members gain unparalleled hands-on experience fully immersed in a school setting working directly with students, teachers, families, and fellow corps members. If you are interested in developing your professional and interpersonal skills while exploring the fields of education and youth development within the context of a large urban school system, City of Lakes is the program for you!

City of Lakes AmeriCorps members serve in middle schools in the Minneapolis Public Schools district. Members are part of a teacher team providing academic support to a caseload of Long-Term English Learners in classrooms throughout the school day. Members also offer after school enrichment opportunities to students and maintain ongoing regular communications with students' families. Our ability to support the academic and developmental needs of our students depends upon the one-on-one relationships members build with their students and is at the heart of all that we do.
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Living Allowance

$686 - $960 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

City of Lakes program staff are dedicated to building a strong corps community, to providing the training members need to succeed, and helping members navigate the school system of MPS. The training members receive is focused on transferable skills essential to both professional and interpersonal realms. Part-time positions are available at the following levels: - 20 hours per week (900 total hour commitment) - biweekly pay of $343, education award of up to $3,172.50 - 30 hours per week (1200 total hour commitment) - biweekly pay of $480, education award of up to $4,441.50

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Applicants must meet City of Lakes AmeriCorps program eligibility requirements.
 Must be a US citizen, US National, or Lawful Permanent Resident
 Must be 18 years of age or older
 Must have a high school diploma/GED and related work/volunteer experience OR concurrently enrolled in a post-secondary education-related degree program (youth development, teacher preparation, school social work, etc.)
 Must pass a mandatory background check
 Ability to speak, read and write English fluently
 Interest in education, specifically helping adolescent English Learners develop language and literacy skills
 Ability to work with students in a variety of physical spaces (moving frequently within a classroom and around the school)
 Ability to supervise groups of up to 15 students independently
 Ability to build and nurture positive relationships with adolescents
 Excellent interpersonal and professional communication skills
 Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback from supervisors and program staff
 Excellent time management and decision-making skills
 Ability to work with diverse personalities
 General computer skills, including ability to navigate online systems and email
 Strong personal standards of excellence, ethics, and integrity
 Ability to adapt to a sometimes challenging, high-pressure environment
 Commitment to community service

SOMALI, SPANISH, HMONG, OROMO AND OTHER SECOND LANGUAGE SPEAKERS ARE PARTICULARLY DESIRED.

Desired Languages

English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese

Other Conditions

Permits attendance at school during off hours
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

25

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Middle School, School District

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Lisa Lambert
(612) 668-3905
lisa.lambert@mpls.k12.mn.us

Hosted By

Position Details

English Language Tutor

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