Early Learning Tutor – Tracy Area Elementary

Description

Position Summary

Thousands of kids need extra help building a strong foundation in early literacy and numeracy skills before Kindergarten. Take action as an Early Learning Tutor and help kids emerge stronger and ready for school.

As an Early Learning Tutor, you’ll spend your days helping kids ages 3-5 to talk, read, write, sing, and play in order to develop early literacy and math skills. Working closely with a teacher in a classroom, you’ll enhance daily activities and help our youngest learners build both skills and confidence.

With great training and on-site coaching, we’ll prepare you to help kids succeed. Students make the most progress when you are there, so our tutors serve during school hours and are needed for the entire school year. We are currently recruiting tutors for the 2023-24 school year, with the option of beginning in August, October or January.

This is an AmeriCorps member position with Early Learning Corps and you’ll be joining a team of 300 tutors nationwide. Together, we’re on a mission to help our youngest learners get ready for school!

What to Expect

  • Use proven strategies to help students build their skills and confidence.
  • Spend your days helping children play rhyming games, write their names, learn letter sounds, and develop counting skills.
  • Collaborate with coaches to monitor student progress and see what’s working.
  • Conduct skill assessments and enter student scores into data management software.
  • Respond to feedback and commit to continuous improvement through coaching, training and professional development.
  • Represent Early Learning Corps at school-sponsored activities and share your experience with the wider community to help build awareness.

Qualifications

Early Learning Corps takes ordinary people and trains them to be great tutors. Anyone can become a tutor as long as they have a passion to take action for kids – and meet the following minimum qualifications.

By the time they begin their service, our tutors are:

  • Dependable and have a history of good attendance
  • Able to understand and follow instructions
  • Open to making improvements based on feedback
  • Are energized by young learners and want to help them discover new things.
  • Eager to work collaboratively with the classroom teaching team.
  • Competent with basic computer skills (like email and navigating online)
  • Fluent in English for speaking, reading, and writing
  • 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent
  • A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States*
  • Able to successfully complete a background check

*Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.

Benefits

Perks Package

Serve as a tutor and receive a scalable perks package based on your time commitment of 35, 25, 18 or 10 hours per week.

35 hours/week perks:

  • A stipend of $900 paid every 2 weeks
    • $18,900 total for 1200 hours of service starting in August 2023
    • $15,300 total for 900 hours of service starting in October 2023
    • $9,900 total for 675 hours of service starting in January 2024
  • Up to $4,826 for tuition or student loans*
    • $4,826 total for members beginning their service in August 2023
    • $3,447 total for members beginning their service in October 2023
    • $2,626 total for members beginning their service in January 2024
  • Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment
  • Individual health insurance — Monthly premium 100% covered
  • Child care assistance — Based on family size and income

25 hours/week perks:

  • A stipend of $650 paid every 2 weeks
    • $13,650 total for 900 hours of service starting in August 2023
    • $11,050 total for 675 hours of service starting in October 2023
    • $7,150 total for 450 hours of service starting in January 2024
  • Up to $3,447 for tuition or student loans*
    • $3,447 total for members beginning their service in August 2023
    • $2,626 total for members beginning their service in October 2023
    • $1,824 total for members beginning their service in January 2024
  • Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment

18 hours/week perks:

  • A stipend of $450 paid every 2 weeks
    • $9,450 total for 675 hours of service starting in August 2023
    • $7,650 total for 450 hours of service starting in October 2023
    • $4,950 total for 300 hours of service starting in January 2024
  • Up to $2,626 for tuition or student loans*
    • $2,626 total for members beginning their service in August 2023
    • $1,824 total for members beginning their service in October 2023
    • $1,459 total for members beginning their service in January 2024
  • Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment

10 hours/week perks:

  • A stipend of $275 paid every 2 weeks
    • $5,775 total for 300 hours of service starting in August 2023
  • Up to $1,459 for tuition or student loans*
  • Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment

*The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ at the start of their service term may gift their award to their child, grandchild, foster child, or stepchild.

Job Details

Posted Date
April 7, 2023
Location
Tracy
, MN
Expiration Date
May 6, 2023