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Openings as of 10/23/2018
Student Support Services

  • AmeriCorps Elementary (K-3) Literacy Tutors (Multiple positions available) JobID: 3583
  • Position Type:
      Student Support Services/Reading Tutor

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      District Administration Center

  • Date Available:
      Fall 2018

  • District:
      Bettendorf Community School District - website
  •   Required Knowledge and Skills

    • Strong interest in education, specifically helping students practice reading skills
    • Experience working with children, preferably in a tutoring capacity and/or in a school-based setting
    • Speak, read, write and understand English fluently
    • Computer skills, including the ability to navigate and use online database systems and e-mail daily
    • Dedication to community service
    • Energetic, results-oriented, student-focused style, coupled with strong planning and time management skills
    • Organized, responsible, flexible, motivated, professional
    • Ability to build and maintain quality-working relationships with students, coaches, school administrators and
    Reading Corps program staff; including accepting and incorporating feedback from coaches and staff
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Preferred: College coursework, college degree, or equivalent work experience

    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    • Must successfully pass a heightened, three-part National Service Criminal History Check?
    • Must have at least a high school diploma or a GED
    • Must be either a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • Must not have served more than three terms of service previously with AmeriCorps
    • Must be able to serve 5 days a week (Mon-Fri) during daytime school hours
    • Must be able to attend the full Reading Corps Institute in Des Moines on September 1-4, 2015
    • Full-time members must be able to complete 1700 service hours (for full-time members) by July 31, 2016 or 900 service hours (for half-time members) by May 31, 2016
    • Completion of monthly AmeriCorps Report and “Great Story” and timely submission of biweekly timesheets

    Essential Functions: 
    • Attend Reading Corps Institute and ongoing Reading Corps- and AmeriCorps-sponsored trainings held in person
    or via web-conference throughout the year
    • Identify students (Kindergarten-3rd grade) who qualify to receive Reading Corps tutoring services based on
    benchmark data and consultation with the Internal Coach and classroom teachers
    • Develop and maintain a weekly tutoring schedule to allow for approximately 15 – 20 children to receive daily 20-
    minute tutoring sessions
    • Conduct one-on-one tutoring sessions using scripted literacy interventions provided by Reading Corps that aim to
    help students practice their reading skills; achieve a high degree of fidelity to each scripted intervention
    • Communicate in a professional manner with the Master Coach, Internal Coach and classroom teachers regarding
    student schedules, interventions and progress; be open to incorporating feedback based on observations
    • Assess, with high level of accuracy, students’ progress using weekly progress monitoring & fall, winter, and spring
    benchmarking assessments
    • Record student and program data completely and accurately in an online database on a weekly basis
    • Review students’ data with Internal Coach and Master Coach to gauge the effectiveness of the literacy
    intervention being used and determine if a change in intervention is necessary
    • Provide opportunities, in consultation with Internal Coach, for family literacy activities for Reading Corps students
    Secondary Functions:
    • Attend school-sponsored activities (e.g. hosting an informational booth at family nights and student conferences, helping
    students choose leveled books at school book fairs, etc.)
    • Participate in site-sponsored trainings, meetings or other school-time activities (i.e. participating in after-school
    programming, attending relevant teacher trainings, etc.)
    • Engage in volunteer recruitment and community engagement strategies, as agreed upon with Program Manager
    (i.e., coordinating or assisting with community-wide summer feeding, library, and/or tutoring programs)
    • Participation in required State and National Days of Service (including, but not limited to, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    and AmeriCorps Week)

    Note: Offer of a member position is contingent upon successful grant funding at the federal, state and private levels.

    The Bettendorf Community School District is an EEO/AA employer.

Postings current as of 10/23/2018 5:34:04 PM CST.

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