Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

ACE, AmeriCorps Early Literacy Tutor, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9566

Wed, August 26, 2015

  BTT Gateway Job ID 9566

Work full-time in a low-income elementary school teaching young children to read. This position begins on September 1, 2015. 

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 

• 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 and paid interest accrual 

• 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.

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