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Academic Reading Tutor

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Openings

38 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 13, 2018 - May 18, 2019

Application Window

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Location

  • Dubuque, IA

Contact Information

Heather Satterly
(563) 513-5536
heather.satterly@clarke.edu

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Description

AmeriCorps member will work one on one or in small groups providing reading interventions to children in grades K-3 at an elementary school in Dubuque.

1. Assist students individually or in small groups in the area of reading.
2. Develop a relationship with students and staff to foster a positive learning environment.
3. Collaborate with school staff in monitoring and recording student performance and behavior.
4. Participate in service projects outside of the assigned placement.
5. Attend AmeriCorps team meetings and mandatory trainings.
6. Other duties that support the grant narrative and are not prohibited activities.

Expected schedule for Quarter-Time (450 hour) positions: Typically 4-5 days a week for 12-15 hours week. There are some evenings and weekend hours required through the year. Holiday, sick leave and vacation do not count towards member minimum service hour requirements.

Expected schedule for Half-Time(900 hour) positions: Typically 5 days a week for 25-30 hours week. There are some evenings and weekend hours required through the year. Holiday, sick leave and vacation do not count towards member minimum service hour requirements.

AmeriCorps member will work one on one or in small groups providing reading interventions to children in grades K-3 at an elementary school in Dubuque.

1. Assist students individually or in small groups in the area of reading.
2. Develop a relationship with students and staff to foster a positive learning environment.
3. Collaborate with school staff in monitoring and recording student performance and behavior.
4. Participate in service projects outside of the assigned placement.
5. Attend AmeriCorps team meetings and mandatory trainings.
6. Other duties that support the grant narrative and are not prohibited activities.

Expected schedule for Quarter-Time (450 hour) positions: Typically 4-5 days a week for 12-15 hours week. There are some evenings and weekend hours required through the year. Holiday, sick leave and vacation do not count towards member minimum service hour requirements.

Expected schedule for Half-Time(900 hour) positions: Typically 5 days a week for 25-30 hours week. There are some evenings and weekend hours required through the year. Holiday, sick leave and vacation do not count towards member minimum service hour requirements.
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Living Allowance

$316 - $634 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Quarter-Time Positions: Living Allowance total of $3,500 ($184.21 every two weeks) & Education Award of $1538.36 Half-Time Positions: Living Allowance total of $7,000 ($368.42 every two weeks) & Education Award of $2,907.50

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience working with children is preferred. Must be competent in reading. Must be a role model for students. Must pass a 3-part Criminal History Background Check. No formal training necessary, all relative experience is valid.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

12

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Elementary School

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Heather Satterly
(563) 513-5536
heather.satterly@clarke.edu

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