Apply: ACE - A Community for Education Hiring Americorps Tutors

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Date

September 1, 2016

Location

UT DANA Center

Contact Info

Description

Work full-time in a low-income elementary school teaching young children to read. This position begins on September 1, 2016. 

ACE places highly trained AmeriCorps tutors in low-income elementary schools in Austin and Manor ISD to ensure K-2nd grade children advance to grade level in reading before third grade. 

This is a great opportunity to: 
• Gain valuable tutoring experience working with young students in an elementary school 
• Receive ongoing training and support from an ACE literacy coach 
• Option to pursue alternative teaching certification through ACE's partnership with Region 13 
• Tutor in Spanish and advance your language skills 
• Network with other non-profit organizations in Austin through after-school partnerships 
• Work within a small team of AmeriCorps members and become part of a national movement for social justice 
• Option to participate in professional development activities such as: blog writing, social media, curriculum writing, and recruitment opportunities

 

Requirements: 
*Minimum of two years of college 
*U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident alien 
*Basic computer skills 
*Bilingual applicants must be proficient in speaking Spanish 

 

Desired Qualities: 
* Interest in becoming a teacher or assisting struggling readers 
* Experience tutoring or working with children 
* Dedication to community service 
* Flexibility, responsibility, organization, professionalism, and promptness 
* Commitment to working long hours and some weekends 
* Ability to work well in a team environment