K-12 Academic Tutor & Mentor - Entry Level

City Year
Washington, DC
Sep 14, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
Job DescriptionWhat YouA cents € (TM) ll DoYour service will focus on helping students get and/or remain on track to graduate by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching and encouraging student engagement to promote a positive school climate. Beginning each day before the first school bell rings and staying until the last child leaves the after- school program; youA cents € (TM) ll serve students, schools and communities as a near-peer mentor through:Academic Support: Planning tutoring sessions and providing one-on- one or small group literacy and/or math tutoring before, during and after school; partnering with teachers and school staff to create and facilitate academic eventsand learning activities; regularly document studentsA cents € (TM) academic progressAttendance and Positive Behavior Encouragement: Leading energetic morning greetings, making attendance and positive phone calls to home, facilitating small group and one-to- one social-emotional skills development programsCommunity and School Improvements: Organizing and leading activities,celebrations and projects to improve the community and school environment.Team-based service is at the heart of City Year. You will be assigned to a diverse teamof 8-15 young adults and you will serve with that team for the duration of the year.Benefits YouA cents € (TM) ll ReceiveBi-weekly living stipend$5,815 Post service education awardHealth insuranceEligibility for exclusive scholarships to over 100 colleges and universitiesLoan forbearance on qualifying student loansNetworking sessions and professional developmentLeadership development trainingUniform provided by ARAMARKEligibility RequirementsCity Year AmeriCorps members are as diverse a group as the communities they serve.WeA cents € (TM) re looking for you if you want to give back and are ready to change the world.Applicants must:Be a US citizen or legal permanent resident; Authorization to work in the US is not sufficientThose with DACA status unfortunately are not eligible at this timeHave a high school diploma, GED, some college, or a college degreeHave served no more than three terms in an AmeriCorps state or national programAgree to and pass a criminal background checkPrevious experience with service, tutoring, mentoring or leadership strengthens candidacy but is not required.Enrollment in an AmeriCorps program is contingent upon passing a criminal backgroundcheck, inclusive of a FBI Fingerprint check. Any individual who is registered (or requiredto be registered) as a sex offender and/or has been convicted of murder, themanufacture, sale and/or distribution of illegal substances is ineligible for enrollment intoour program. All other convictions that may cause ineligibility for service will bedetermined based on the Department of Education, our service partners, and otherprogram expectations.Company DescriptionCity Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change the world. City Year is an education focused, nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service aimed at keeping students in school and on track to graduation. At City Year's 28 urban locations across the United States and two international affiliates, teams of trained young people called AmeriCorps members serve full-time in schools during the academic year as tutors, mentors and role models. By focusing on attendance, behavior and course performance, which identify students who are at risk of not graduating on time, AmeriCorps members are uniquely positioned to help students and schools succeed.