May 29, 2012
Two elementary literacy tutors
Neill Elementary school
for the 2012-13 school year
These positions are not
These positions work one-on-one with K-3 children who need help
learning to read.
These tutors will use
prescribed literacy interventions and will conduct weekly
progress monitoring to ensure the students are on track to read
at grade level by the end of grade three.
institute and ongoing Minnesota Reading Corp (MRC)-sponsored
training held regionally.
students who qualify to receive MCR tutoring services based on
benchmark data and consultation with the internal coach and
maintain a weekly tutoring schedule to allow for approximately
15-20 children (full-time members) or 8-10 children (part-time
members) to receive daily 15-minute or 20-minute tutoring
one-on-one tutoring sessions using prescribed literacy
interventions to help children practice their reading skills.
the master coach, internal coach and classroom teachers regarding
student schedules and interventions and progress and be open to
constructive feedback based on observations.
weekly progress using on-line databases.
data with internal coach to gauge the effectiveness of the
literacy intervention being used and determine if a change in
intervention is necessary.
opportunities for family literacy involvement for Reading Corps
school-sponsored activities (i.e., family night, book fairs,
site-sponsored trainings and/or meetings.
other school-time activities (.ie., after-school
diploma or GED required.
Must be at least 18 years
in education, specifically helping young children practice
working with children, preferably as a literacy tutor.
including the ability to navigate and use online database systems
and write English fluently.
organized, flexible, motivated, professional.
and written communication skills.
Ability to make
a commitment to complete 11 months of service (August 2011
through June 30, 2012).
US citizen or
lawful permanent resident alien.
college coursework, college
degree or equivalent work experience.
Travel to the Twin Cities for a 3-day member institute.
Complete a minimum of five self-directed civic engagement
Submit an online timesheet to report service hours once every
Report student data in online databases each week.
Complete 1720 hours (full-time members) or 920 hours
(part-time) by June 30, 2012.
part-time members have
the ability to serve five days (Monday-Friday) each
Ability to work in a typical school setting with active young
Complete an online application at