Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017 7:00 PM
Job DescriptionWhat Youll DoAs a Mid-Year AmeriCorps member, your 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. You will be assigned to a diverse team of 8-15 young adults and you will serve with that team from winter 2017 until spring 2018. Primary activities include:ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SUPPORT: Assist school administrators and teachers in identifying students who would benefit from participating in City Year programs Plan tutoring sessions and provide small group and one-to-one literacy and/or math tutoring to elementary, middle and high school youth Support student academic success in the classroom by partnering with teachers and school staff to facilitate differentiated learning activities Create, support and/or co-lead literacy and/or math-focused events to enrich school literacy and/or math culture and climate Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs recognizing and appreciating growth and/or achievement in literacy and/or math Record time spent with students providing small group and one-to-one tutoring in our data management system Participate in and/or lead Facilitated Data Review and Student Progress Monitoring meetings utilizing business intelligence tools per team schedule Promote a positive learning environmentENGAGEMENT & POSITIVE SCHOOL CLIMATE PARTICIPATION: Provide small group and one-to-one social-emotional skills development programs and attendance coaching to elementary, middle and high school youth Support and/or conduct extended day programming through facilitation of enriching activities for students before, during, and after school including, but not limited to, academic enrichment and intervention, homework support, recreation, service learning, and leadership development Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs that recognize and appreciate significant growth and/or achievement in social-emotional development and positive behavior Engage students as leaders to help plan and/or lead event elements Record time spent with students providing social-emotional development programs, attendance coaching, and other services such as after-school programming in our data management system Participate in and/or lead Facilitated Data Review and Student Progress Monitoring meetings utilizing business intelligence tools per team schedule Facilitate coaching sessions for small groups of students on building social-emotional learning skillsSecondary activities may include: Contributing to overall school performance by engaging parents, coordinating enrichment programs for students, serving as role models, and helping to enhance the school culture Supporting and developing thematic events to engage community stakeholders Supporting, creating and/or co-leading events or programs that recognize and appreciate significant growth and/or achievement in attendance Welcoming students at the start of the school day Placing calls to the homes of absent students Providing homework assistance to a consistent group of students before and after schoolBenefits Youll Receive Bi-weekly living stipend $2,907.50 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Health insurance Loan forbearance on qualifying student loans Uniform provided by ARAMARK Eligibility for exclusive scholarships to over 100 colleges and universities Networking sessions and professional development opportunities Leadership development trainingEligibility RequirementsCity Year AmeriCorps members are as diverse a group as the communities they serve. Were looking for you if you want to give back and are ready to change the world. Applicants must: Be between the ages of 18 and 25 Be a US citizen or legal permanent residento Authorization to work in the US is not sufficient and those with DACA status unfortunately are not eligible at this time Have a high school diploma, GED, some college, or a college degree Have served no more than three terms in an AmeriCorps state or national program Undergo a criminal history check. Since the safety of students is our first priority, every confirmed AmeriCorps member must undergo a criminal history check. In cases where a criminal offense appears, the circumstances will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis Be able to start the program between November 2017 and January 2018Previous experience with service, tutoring, mentoring, or leadership strengthens candidacy but is not required.How to ApplyVisit and submit your completed online application. For more information on how to apply, visit: /join-the-corps/how-to-apply/application-process?utm_source=ziprecruiter&utm_medium=job-board&utm_campaign=mid-year&utm_content=deadline1City Year is available to all, without regard to race, color, origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, or religion. As an AmeriCorps program, we will make reasonable accommodations in policies, practices, or procedures when accommodations are necessary to allow individuals with a disability to be considered for the program and to perform the primary functions of a position.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.
• Location: Miami
• Post ID: 67750602 miami