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Preschool Tutor - Educator Corps - Lakeville YMCA Early Childhood LearningCenter

Company: Reading & Math, Inc.
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Thousands of kids need extra help building a strong foundation in early literacy and numeracy skills before Kindergarten. Take action as an Educator Corps member and help kids emerge stronger and ready for school.

As an Educator Corps member, you'll spend your days helping kids ages 3-5 to talk, read, write, sing, and play in order to develop early literacy and math skills. You will take what you already do in your classroom, and combine it with the extra data, interventions, training and coaching in Early Learning Corps. Educator Corps members serve in an hours position that matches their current school schedule.

We are currently recruiting tutors for the 2022-23 school year, with the option of beginning in August, October or January.

This is an AmeriCorps member position with Early Learning Corps and you'll be joining a team of more than 100 Minnesota educators. Together, we're on a mission to help our youngest learners get ready for school!

What to Expect:
Use proven strategies to help students build their skills and confidence.
Spend your days helping children play rhyming games, write their names, learn letter sounds, and develop counting skills
Collaborate with coaches to monitor student progress and see what's working
Conduct skill assessments and enter student scores into data management software. Commit to continuous improvement through coaching, training and professional development.
Represent Early Learning Corps at school-sponsored activities and share your experience with the wider community to help build awareness.
Perks Package:

While your students benefit from proven literacy strategies, you'll be rewarded with more than just a sense of satisfaction. Educator Corps members receive perks including:

Up to $4,546 for tuition or student loans*
Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment
Professional Coaching & Development
Free Training (fulfills Minnesota career lattice requirements)

*The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ may gift their award to their child, grandchild, foster child or stepchild.

What it Takes:

To participate in Educator Corps, you need to be a classroom teacher, paraprofessional or aide working with students ages 3-5 - and meet the following minimum qualifications. By the time they begin their service, our members are:

Recommended by the principal, school administrator or internal coach
Competent with basic computer skills (like email and navigating online)
Fluent in English for speaking, reading, and writing
18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent
A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States*
Able to successfully complete a background check

*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.

Want to Learn More?:

Click here to view the position description.

Have Questions?:

We'd love to hear from you! Contact us at 866-859-2825 or

About our Organization:

Early Learning Corps is powered by AmeriCorps members who serve as tutors. Started in 2003, Early Learning Corps has helped more than 100,000 children build early literacy and numeracy skills and get ready for Kindergarten. Rigorous third-party evaluation has shown Early Learning Corps students consistently outperform their peers on key emergent literacy outcomes. The program began as an initiative of Reading Corps and is replicated nationally in 7 states, the District of Columbia, and is still growing!

Early Learning Corps is an Ampact educational program that is administered through a formal partnership with ServeMinnesota and fueled by research from the National Science + Service Collaborative. As a national organization, Ampact demonstrates the power of national service to solve complex social problems by creating innovative programs that focus on the key areas of education, environmental stewardship, and healthy futures for communities. These programs include Reading Corps, Math Corps, Early Learning Corps, Recovery Corps, Climate Impact Corps, and Heading Home Corps.

Ampact will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, familial status, military service, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.

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