The Math Enrichment Tutor works with pairs of students (4th - 8th grade) who are not proficient in math. The Math Enrichment Tutor implements prescribed mathematics interventions and strategies and conducts progress monitoring assessments to ensure students are on track to reach proficiency. This is an AmeriCorps service member position with the AmeriCorps program, Minnesota Math Corps.
Math Intervention and Assessment
Conduct tutoring sessions with pairs of students using prescribed mathematics interventions and strategies provided by Math Corps; achieve a high degree of fidelity to the scripted interventions. Assist students in improving their math skills and abilities to reach grade level expectations. Develop and maintain a weekly tutoring schedule for pairs of students which maximizes the number of students served and provides a minimum of 90-minutes of tutoring for each student per week. Assess, with a high level of accuracy, students’ continual progress through progress monitoring and benchmarking. Identify students who qualify to receive Math Corps tutoring services based on Math Corps defined assessment and direction from the Internal Coach and Master Coach. Provide complete, accurate, and timely documentation of students’ progress scores and interventions using an online database; maintain confidentiality of all student data. Regularly review student data with Internal Coach and Master Coach to gauge the effectiveness of the math intervention being used and determine if a change in strategy is necessary. Participate in coaching sessions (includes observation of tutor); act on constructive feedback from coaching sessions. Communication
Communicate and interact with students in an age and developmentally appropriate way. Communicate regularly and effectively with Internal Coach, Master Coach, Reading Corps staff, and site personnel. Attendance
Demonstrate regular, timely attendance and adherence to hours as scheduled. Commit to service for the full service term(s), serving the total commitment of hours within the term(s). Attend all required Math Corps-sponsored training sessions, meetings, and coaching sessions; travel as necessary. Secondary Functions
Perform assignments and/or duties as assigned by Internal Coach, Master Coach, or Program Manager, excluding activities that would displace a staff member or volunteer. Represent Math Corps at site-sponsored activities (e.g., family night) and provide education about Math Corps and general math awareness. Actively participate in service projects and commemorating days such as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (as applicable). These may include evening and/or weekend hours. Be an ambassador of the program by submitting Great Stories and participating in outreach activities.
Must be 18 years of age or older by your start date. Must have at least a high school diploma or recognized equivalent by your start date. Must be either a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States. Must pass mandatory pre-service background checks. Must not have served 4 or more prior terms of service with AmeriCorps State or National. Speak, read, and write English fluently. Interest in education, specifically helping students improve their math skills. Dedication to community service. Basic computer skills, including the ability to navigate online systems and email. Energetic, results-oriented, student-focused style. Strong planning and time-management skills. Strong capacity to be flexible and adaptable to varied circumstances, paired with a conscientious commitment to adhere to the Math Corps tutoring model with fidelity. Consistent follow-through. Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback from coaches and program staff. Ability to work with diverse populations. Ability to adapt to a sometimes challenging and high-pressure environment. Strong personal standards of excellence, ethics, and integrity. Preferred: College degree or equivalent work experience.
Math Corps will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant based on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, age, or any other category protected by law.
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