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Elementary Literacy Tutor

Actively Recruiting

Openings

40 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 17, 2020 - August 15, 2021

Application Window

June 17, 2020 - August 15, 2020

Locations

  • Knott County, KY
  • Perry County, KY
  • Floyd County, KY

Contact Information

Josh Mullins
(606) 785-5475
josh@hindman.org

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Position Details

Literacy Coach

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Description

An Elementary Literacy Tutor is placed at a partner elementary school to provide reading intervention and supplemental support through tutoring for children with dyslexia and its characteristics in Kindergarten through the upper elementary grades. The Elementary Literacy Tutor will use scripted and evidence-based literacy interventions as guided by his or her coach and ReadingCorps Program Staff and will conduct diagnostic screenings and progress assessments to ensure the student is on track to read at grade level.

-Conduct one-on-one and small group tutoring sessions with students using curriculum and intervention resources provided by ReadingCorps.
-Assist children to improve their reading skills and abilities to reach grade level expectations.
-Provide opportunities for family literacy involvement for ReadingCorps students, including implementing semi-annual community family literacy events at workshops at assigned service site.
-Develop and maintain a weekly tutoring schedule for students to allow for approximately 21-25 children to receive daily 30-minute reading tutoring sessions.
-Identify students who qualify for tutoring services with direction from site supervisor and ReadingCorps program staff based on ReadingCorps-adopted assessment and screening practices.
-Act on feedback and coaching from site supervisor and ReadingCorps program staff.
-Assess, with a high level of accuracy, students’ continual progress through progress monitoring and benchmarking.
-Document students’ attendance, progress, scores, and interventions using an online database system.
-Regularly review student data with site supervisor and program staff to gauge the effectiveness of the literacy intervention being used and determine if a change in strategy is necessary.

For a full position description and to discuss this opportunity, contact Josh Mullins at josh@hindman.org or 606-785-5475.

Rent-free housing available to members on our historic campus as an additional benefit. All benefits, including housing, health coverage, and childcare, are subject to eligibility.

An Elementary Literacy Tutor is placed at a partner elementary school to provide reading intervention and supplemental support through tutoring for children with dyslexia and its characteristics in Kindergarten through the upper elementary grades. The Elementary Literacy Tutor will use scripted and evidence-based literacy interventions as guided by his or her coach and ReadingCorps Program Staff and will conduct diagnostic screenings and progress assessments to ensure the student is on track to read at grade level.

-Conduct one-on-one and small group tutoring sessions with students using curriculum and intervention resources provided by ReadingCorps.
-Assist children to improve their reading skills and abilities to reach grade level expectations.
-Provide opportunities for family literacy involvement for ReadingCorps students, including implementing semi-annual community family literacy events at workshops at assigned service site.
-Develop and maintain a weekly tutoring schedule for students to allow for approximately 21-25 children to receive daily 30-minute reading tutoring sessions.
-Identify students who qualify for tutoring services with direction from site supervisor and ReadingCorps program staff based on ReadingCorps-adopted assessment and screening practices.
-Act on feedback and coaching from site supervisor and ReadingCorps program staff.
-Assess, with a high level of accuracy, students’ continual progress through progress monitoring and benchmarking.
-Document students’ attendance, progress, scores, and interventions using an online database system.
-Regularly review student data with site supervisor and program staff to gauge the effectiveness of the literacy intervention being used and determine if a change in strategy is necessary.

For a full position description and to discuss this opportunity, contact Josh Mullins at josh@hindman.org or 606-785-5475.

Rent-free housing available to members on our historic campus as an additional benefit. All benefits, including housing, health coverage, and childcare, are subject to eligibility.
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Living Allowance

$1190 - $1190 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

Members can opt to live rent-free in program-provided housing on our historic campus.

Education Benefits

College Degree, Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Prior experience working with children is desired, but not required. Our team will train you to be fully successful in your role with ReadingCorps!

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Elementary School, Middle School, Private School, School-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Office Activities

Contact Information

Josh Mullins
(606) 785-5475
josh@hindman.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Literacy Coach

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