Further your career with meaning: Grow the skills of youth.
You can help youth succeed in school by giving them the extra support they need to do math. Whether you’re looking to explore a new career in education, reenter the workforce or simply want to work with kids, you can make a direct impact by serving one year as a Minnesota Math Corps Math Enrichment Tutor at Washington, 4 full time positions are available.
Minnesota Math Corps will train more than 100 tutors to directly impact of 4th through 8th graders in schools across Minnesota. As a tutor, you will be trained to implement research-based methods, monitor progress and help students believe in themselves and succeed—all while building your own skills and professional network. Math Corps has seen real results and is helping struggling students catch up to their peers.
During your eleven-month AmeriCorps service, you’ll receive extensive training, support and general professional development opportunities. In addition, you will receive a modest living allowance of about $484 biweekly , an education award of $5,645 and other benefits if eligible. Most tutors will begin on the first day of the program year, August 10, 2014. Strong preference is given to applicants who can begin on time. Limited make up trainings will be available to late start tutors.
Math Enrichment Tutors work with pairs of fourth through eighth graders at the school. They follow a curriculum and conduct progress monitoring to ensure their students are proficient in algebra by eighth grade. They commit to daytime hours.
· Strong interest in education, specifically helping students practice math skills
· Knowledge of mathematics (preferred up to 10th grade skills) as demonstrated by proficiency test
· Dedication to community service
· Computer skills, ability to use intervention program technology, online database and e-mail
· Organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks
· Excellent oral and written communication skills
· Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback from coaches and program staff
· Ability to establish effective working relationships with fellow members, school staff, and students
· Ability to take initiative and work independently
· Ability to commit to 11 months of service (most tutors will begin August 10, 2014)
· High School diploma or GED and must be 18 years of age or older
· As per federal AmeriCorps regulations, you must be either a U.S. Citizen or lawful Permanent Resident Alien
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