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Academic Tutor & Mentor (Entry Level, Paid, Full-time)

Company: City Year
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:




About City Year



City Year, an AmeriCorps program, helps students across schools succeed. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide support to students, classrooms and the whole school, helping to ensure that students in systematically under-resourced schools receive a high-quality education that prepares them with the skills and mindset to thrive and contribute to their community.



What Youll Do




As a First Year City Year AmeriCorps member, your service will focus on coaching and mentoring elementary, middle and/or high school students. Youwill help these students earn academic success, improve their attendance, learn social-emotional skills and develop positive behaviors at school. You will plan and monitor individual student progress and alsowork with teachers on whole class instruction, breakout spaces and other in-class student assistance.



Your Role and Responsibilities



Experience in all these tasks is not necessary. Weprovide 2-4 weeks of training at the beginning of the year to support you. Plus, you will work with partner teachers and school staff every step of the way.



Support academic coaching and social emotional development for students:



Work with identified students 1:1 and in small groups





Develop literacy and/or math skills varying learning activities by student level, answering student questions and encouraging assignment completion
Create and implement a behavior management system for students
Develop social-emotional skills throughout their day, using proven strategies of learning, practicing, reflection and repetition
Collaborate with teachers and team members to collect, record, analyze and monitor individual student progress, participating in facilitated reviews of student data collected and entered intoCity Years student data system
Create an engaging, safe and healthy classroom space in collaboration with the teacher





Support Whole School initiatives to increase engagement with students and families:



Support and/or conduct extended day and virtual programming for students before, during and after school including, but not limited to, academic enrichment and intervention, homework support, recreation and student clubs, service learning, and leadership development
Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs that recognize and appreciate student growth and/or achievement in math, literacy, attendance, and behavior
Engage students, parents/guardians, and/or community members in education or social issues through member led themed events at schools or on virtual platforms









City Year benefits



You will receive:



Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
CuralincEmployee Assistance Program
TalkspaceTherapy Program





Benefit Advocate Center
Bi-weekly living stipend
Workers compensation
Relocation support
Benefits specific to City Year location





Career and University partnerships and scholarships
City Year / AmeriCorps Uniform parts



AmeriCorps and other federally-issuedbenefits



You will be eligible for:



Segal AmeriCorps Education Award*





Child carebenefits paid by AmeriCorps

Keywords: City Year, West Des Moines , Academic Tutor & Mentor (Entry Level, Paid, Full-time), Other , West Des Moines, Iowa

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