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Reading Tutor - 2023-24 School Year

Actively Recruiting

Openings

100 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 21, 2023 - June 7, 2024

Application Window

December 13, 2022 - September 1, 2023

Locations

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

Contact Information

Alex Seeman
(302) 551-3577
aseeman@readingassist.org

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Reading Tutor - 2023-24 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

$1400 - $2000 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, 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 $1,000 biweekly living allowance ($700/biweekly if part-time) - Up to $4,500 in the form of an 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 -Childcare Assistance through AmeriCorps for eligible individuals - 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

Our training is conducted online, and we do benchmark testing for our students weekly for the school year. Having access to a device (preferably a laptop) is very important when training, filling out paperwork, or benchmark testing in schools with your students. You are not expected to come in with any background knowledge of benchmarking student's progress, this skill is taught during training.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

45

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Charter School, Elementary School, School District

Activity Types

Professional Activities

Contact Information

Alex Seeman
(302) 551-3577
aseeman@readingassist.org

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Reading Tutor - 2023-24 School Year

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