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America Reads Tutor

Level 3

Paraprofessional
Highly skilled positions often including planning & supervisory responsibility
Pay Rate: $8.75

Department

SCE-America Reads

Description

America Reads is a nationwide literacy project with the goal of teaching the majority of children to read well and independently by the end of the third grade. During the 2012-2013 academic year, tutors from Capital contributed over 6100 hours of service to sites across the city of Columbus. Tutors will work with students in after-school programs who, in most cases, are performing below their expected academic level. Tutors will work regularly with the same students to allow a relationship between tutor and student to be built which will allow for greater learning potential for the student.

Responsibilities

• Assist the site staff to assess the needs of the children and to determine how best to address those needs • Engage with students in 1:1 or group academic activities • Build confidence in students while providing academic support • Potentially lead a session with an academic activity in your skill set (with permission of site directors) • Attend the following trainings: o Welcome Training- September 2013 o On-site Training- arranged by site director during your first week of tutoring o Reflection- 1 per month • Assist with other needs at your site as a secondary responsibility

Qualifications

• Be eligible for Federal Work Study (FWS) • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above (First year students must present a minimum high school GPA of 3.0) • Commitment to tutoring at least twice per week. • Ability to take initiative of projects, think creatively and critically and accomplish tasks • Past tutoring experience or work with children preferred

Comments

Please use correct application based on if you will be a new tutor or a returning tutor.

Contact

Deanna Wagner

Phone

614-236-6904

Email

dwagner1453@capital.edu