Liberal Arts Career Services
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ACE: A Community for EducationAmeriCorps Early Literacy Tutor, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11779

Mon, May 23, 2016

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 
• Teach reading through a Response-to-Intervention model 
• Receive ongoing training and support from an ACE literacy coach 
• Option to serve two years with ACE and 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 

Benefits: 
• Join the national AmeriCorps national service community and change lives, including your own! 
• Receive a monthly living allowance 
• Earn the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,730 to pay back student loans for pay for future tuition 
• Eligibility for student loan forbearance on qualified student loans (see www.americorps.gov) and paid interest accrual 


Qualifications: 
• Minimum of two years of college experience 
• U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident alien  
• Basic computer skills 
• Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English 
• Bilingual applicants must be proficient in speaking Spanish. 

Apply today at www.aceaustin.org!

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