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AmeriCorps Tutoring Specialist - Chicago

Company: Saga Education
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


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Employment Status/hours: -Full-time; In-person; Monday - Friday (during traditional school hours)
Service Term: August 2022 - June 2023 (subject to change per district approval of school calendars)
Compensation:


  • $26,000 Living Stipend **
  • $3,000 end of year completion award **
  • Segal Education Award valued at $6,495 ** -
  • $500 for in-person fellows relocating more than 50 miles
  • 90% Employer Paid Comprehensive Benefits Package, including Medical, Dental & Vision

    **prorated based on start date




    Who We Are
    Saga Education is a national nonprofit aimed at confronting educational inequity by supporting historically marginalized schools and their students. Saga Education has dedicated itself to providing high-dosage, in-school math tutoring in partnership with public high schools. Since our founding in 2014, Saga Education and our AmeriCorps Member Math Fellows have served over 22,600 students across Chicago, New York City, Washington, D.C, Providence, RI, and Charleston, SC. -
    For more information about Saga Education's mission, please visit us at -www.sagaeducation.org.
    Our Fellows
    Our Fellows are selected from a diverse group of college majors and backgrounds across the United States to serve our students as math tutors; each Fellow brings their unique skill set to assist students' success. Now more than ever we need talented, caring, and capable people committed to supporting our students in their academic and social development. Through this service year opportunity, our Fellows develop leadership skills, participate in professional development workshops, engage in public speaking and much more. This is not only a positive learning experience for our students but for our Fellows as well! #earlycareer
    Position Overview -
    Saga Education's AmeriCorps Member - Math Fellows manage a small caseload of high school students and promote academic success by focusing intently to provide individualized instruction and build strong relationships with students during their year of service. During a typical school day, Fellows will work with students and facilitate lessons during approximately six class periods per day. Fellows will implement Saga's proprietary curriculum to foster academic success and help students reach their goals. In addition to offering academic support, Fellows will serve as advocates and mentors building strong, meaningful relationships with their students.
    Responsibilities

    • You will provide daily math tutoring to your caseload of students assigned at the beginning of the service year. Saga's model is embedded into the regular school day, and you will serve small groups of students per class period
    • You will use student data to differentiate math instruction for your students and adapt lesson plans as needed
    • You are expected to maintain regular ongoing communication with parents/guardians via email, text, or phone, based on parent/guardian preference
    • You must be prepared to navigate varying technology, both hardware and software, and troubleshoot technical issues as they arise
    • You must have a -proactive approach to work -in order to complete deliverables on time and maintain a proper work-life balance
    • You must check and respond to emails daily and regularly consult with your Site Director
    • You will participate in weekly observation and feedback sessions with your Site Director for professional development and growth
    • AmeriCorps Members are expected to complete 1,700 service hours during their ten-month commitment -

      Competencies

      • Mission Alignment -- -You acknowledge social injustice in education and have a desire to grow
      • Being Resilient -- -You rebound from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult decisions
      • Nimble Learning -- You use both successes and failures to actively learn new lessons
      • Demonstrates Self-Awareness -- -You use feedback and reflection to gain productive insight
      • Collaborates -- -You build partnerships and work collaboratively to meet shared objectives
      • Values Differences -- You recognize the value of different perspectives and cultures
      • Stakeholder Focus -- You build and value strong stakeholder relationships

        Qualifications -

        • You are a U.S. citizen; AmeriCorps members are required to be U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident
        • You are age 18 or over with a high school diploma or GED
        • You must clear a National Service Criminal History Check and all other security and health requirements set forth by Saga Education and the school district in which you serve -before -the start of training

          Fellow Benefits -

          • Competitive Service Stipend
          • Segal Education Award valued at $6,495
          • Bi-Weekly Pay
          • 90% Employer Paid Comprehensive Benefits Package, including Medical, Dental & Vision
          • Opt-In Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
          • Company Provided Technology
          • 7 Days of Paid Time Off
          • Paid School Breaks & Holidays Off
          • Employee Assistance Program Access, with Mental & Physical Health Benefits
          • Consistent On-The-Spot Training
          • Professional & Leadership Development
          • Public Transit Pass
          • Optional loan deferment or forbearance
          • Discounts through ADP's LifeMart

            Saga Education provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. -
            People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
            Thank you in advance for applying to Saga Education!
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            #earlycareer

Keywords: Saga Education, Oak Park , AmeriCorps Tutoring Specialist - Chicago, Other , Oak Park, Illinois

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