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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 2013-2014 academic year, tutors from Capital contributed over 2300 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 *If requested, lead a session with an academic activity in your skill set (to be determined by site directors) *Attend the following trainings (Welcome Training- Date: Monday, September 15, On-site Training- arranged by site director during your first week of tutoring *Reflection- 1 per month, Dates TBA *Assist with other needs at your site as a secondary responsibility *Ability to connect with a younger student(s) in a 1:1 or group environment *Possess strong organizational skills *Strong work ethic with demonstrated punctuality, dependability, and responsibility *Ability to become familiar with the site, it’s policies and it’s procedures *Ability to become familiar with and follow University policies and procedures *Maintain necessary confidentiality of students

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 minimum 4 hours, at maximum 15 hours per week *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. New Tutor: http://www.capital.edu/uploadedFiles/Capital/Current_Students/Student_Life/Activities_and_Organization/Content/New Tutor Application.pdf Returning Tutor: http://www.capital.edu/uploadedFiles/Capital/Current_Students/Student_Life/Activities_and_Organization/Content/Returning Tutor Application.pdf

Contact

Deanna Wagner

Phone

614-236-6904

Email

dwagner1453@capital.edu