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Reading Tutor - 2022-23 School Year Fellowship

Actively Recruiting

Openings

70 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 15, 2022 - June 9, 2023

Application Window

October 8, 2021 - August 12, 2022

Locations

  • Dover, DE
  • Middletown, DE
  • Newark, DE
  • New Castle, DE
  • Seaford, DE
  • Wilmington, DE

Contact Information

Judith Kane
(302) 425-4080
ctimmons@readingassist.org

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Reading Tutor - 2022-23 School Year

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Description

Reading Assist Fellows serve in elementary schools across Delaware, providing one-on-one reading instruction to students in kindergarten through third grade who face significant reading challenges. Fellows teach foundational reading skills to students who might never learn to read through traditional classroom education.

Fellows work with up to 8 students for 30-45 minutes each day and meet with an experienced coach every week for support and feedback.

Fellows begin with five weeks of full-time, graduate-level training (conducted online) and then are embedded into high-needs elementary schools in Delaware. Fellows transform the lives of students who may have with have dyslexia or other reading disorders.

Reading Assist Fellows serve in elementary schools across Delaware, providing one-on-one reading instruction to students in kindergarten through third grade who face significant reading challenges. Fellows teach foundational reading skills to students who might never learn to read through traditional classroom education.

Fellows work with up to 8 students for 30-45 minutes each day and meet with an experienced coach every week for support and feedback.

Fellows begin with five weeks of full-time, graduate-level training (conducted online) and then are embedded into high-needs elementary schools in Delaware. Fellows transform the lives of students who may have with have dyslexia or other reading disorders.
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Living Allowance

$1600 - $2100 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Reading Assist Fellows receive benefits including: - A $800 biweekly living allowance ($500/biweekly if part-time) - A $4,500 education award (determined by the Pell Grant) upon successful completion of 1200 service hours ($3,200 for part-time, 900 service hours) - A $500 relocation allowance if moving 50 miles or more to serve - Student loan deferment - An opportunity to receive professional certification in reading intervention - Resume-building professional experience - Education sector exposure - Healthcare benefits (full-time only) *Members who are 55 years of age or older when they begin service may gift the education award to a child or grandchild.

Education Benefits

Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Reading Assist Fellows should exhibit the following competencies:

- Willingness to commit to a full school year of service, serving Monday-Friday from approximately 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 11 a.m.-3:30 pm. if part-time) in schools
- Ability to blend, segment, and manipulate sounds within words
- Willingness to work with children in kindergarten through third grade, including children who may have behavioral - challenges in addition to academic needs
- Interest in literacy, education, and community service
- Demonstrate resilience, adaptability, and professionalism
- Maintain a patient and flexible mindset
- Openness to constructive feedback
- Complete an AmeriCorps application
- Submit to background checks and fingerprints
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien
- Have attended come college (preferred)
- Must be proficient with Google Drive, Zoom, PowerPoint, and email
- Must have a computer (laptop or desktop)
- Proficiency in Spanish a plus

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Charter School, Elementary School, School District

Activity Types

Professional Activities

Contact Information

Judith Kane
(302) 425-4080
ctimmons@readingassist.org

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Reading Tutor - 2022-23 School Year

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