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Math Enrichment Tutor
Reading & Math Corps | Duluth, Minnesota
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Math Enrichment Tutor All times are in Pacific Daylight Time.


Job ID 2017-13814

Location Name *Duluth

Location US-MN-Duluth

Category Math Enrichment Tutor

Bi-Weekly Living Allowance ..

Yearly Education Award ..

Program Math Corps

Site District ..

Start Date 8/20/2017

Expected End Date ..

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More information about this job
Overview All positions require availability, every day, Monday- Friday during regular school hours. Did you know that only 11% of students who failed 6th grade math go on to earn high school diplomas? Our goal is to help all Minnesota youth become proficient in math by the end of 8th grade and give them a better start to their futures. If you are passionate about education and math, join us and make a difference in the lives of elementary and middle school students. Become a Minnesota Math Corps tutor and help 4th-8th grade students build the core math skills needed to be successful 21st century learners. We'll provide the training to get you started and ongoing coaching so you'll be supported throughout your term of service.
Responsibilities
  • Work with pairs of students (fourth through eighth grade) who need extra support with math during the school day. Tutors are trained to use a variety of scripted Minnesota Math Corps strategies, called interventions, to build students' foundational math skills in numbers and operations. Tutors work with the same student pairs for a total of 90 minutes each week.
  • Conduct quick and easy math assessments regularly, and enter the student data into an online data system. Tutors review student data with their internal coach (site-based math specialist) to monitor the progress of each student and modify their intervention strategy to
  • meet each student's needs.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all student data.
  • Attend three days of mandatory training prior to service with students and additional required training sessions throughout the year. Tutors receive the consistent support of a coach at their school. Some travel may be necessary to attend training.
  • Participate in school-sponsored activities such as book fairs and family nights.
  • All positions require availability, every day, Monday- Friday during regular school hours.
  • While the majority of service hours are completed onsite during school hours, most tutors engage in additional community service, which may take place during evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications
  • Strong interest in education, specifically in helping elementary students develop their math skills
  • Dedication to community service and abilityto commit to a full term of service
  • Basic computer skills, including the ability to navigate online systems and email
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized, responsible, flexible, motivated, and professional
  • Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback from coaches and program staff
  • Excellent time management and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities and adapt to the school environment
  • Strong personal standards of excellence, ethics, and integrity
Eligibility Requirements
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English fluently
  • Age 18 or older by the program start date
  • Possess a high school diploma or a GED by the program start date
  • Citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States
Please note:

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. Currently, AmeriCorps members are limited to four terms of service.
Tutors are paid a modest living allowance every two weeks during their service term and receive an education award upon successful completion which may be used to pay qualified student loans or tuition. Tutors over age 55 may choose to gift their education award to their child or grandchild. Tutors may be eligible for health insurance, child care assistance, and student loan forbearance during their service. Minnesota Reading Corps will not discriminate for or against any service member or applicant based on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, or age. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. This document is available in alternative formats.

About Reading & Math Corps

Become a Tutor and Change Lives: As a Reading Corps or Math Corps tutor you’ll gain experience to build your resume and launch your career. Service can be a meaningful gap year, providing money to repay loans or pay for grad school. It also provides valuable experience in a school setting for new grads who aspire to work in education. Reading Corps: Reading Corps is a breakthrough AmeriCorps program that is changing academic outcomes for thousands of students. Since launching in 2003, Reading Corps has served nearly 200,000 children nationwide. It combines the power of national service with literacy science to deliver targeted strategies that are proven to help struggling learners transform into confident students – something that translates into all areas of their lives. Reading Corps helps children, age 3 to grade 3, get ready for Kindergarten and succeed in reading by the end of third grade. Math Corps: Math Corps is a revolutionary AmeriCorps tutoring program that helps Minnesota students become proficient in algebra by the end of eighth grade, setting them up for success in academics and an economy dependent on understanding math concepts. Through Math Corps, 4th-8th grade students get the opportunity to master each concept, instilling a sense of confidence and a willingness to take on new challenges. Since 2007, Math Corps has reached nearly 20,000 students by training and placing much-needed tutors in schools across Minnesota to provide tutoring during the school day.