• Early Learning Interventionist, Roseville

    Location Name
    *Roseville, MN
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  • Position Summary

    Thousands of Minnesota kids need help in reading and math. You can make all the difference. Offer your time and talent as an interventionist and be more for these students.


    As an Early Learning Interventionist, you’ll help students in preschool become better readers and help increase their math skills. With great training and onsite coaching, we’ll prepare you to work one-on-one, in small groups or with whole classrooms to help kids develop their skills and confidence! Students make the most progress when you are there, so our interventionists serve during school hours and are needed for the whole school year.

    We are currently recruiting for the 2019-20 school year. Interventionists have the option of beginning in August 2019, September 2019, October 2019 or January 2020.  


    This is an AmeriCorps member position with Minnesota Reading Corps. Although the earnings are modest, the rewards are great! You’ll join an amazing group of more than 1,000 Minnesota service members, determined to help students be more.

    What to Expect

    • Be a change maker by providing one-on-one, small group and whole classroom reading and math help during school hours.
    • Be the reason struggling students begin to build their confidence and skills.
    • Be ready to grow by participating in on-site coaching sessions two times per month to review student progress, plan, problem solve and set goals.
    • Be prepared to make an impact by participating in training and professional development throughout your term of service
    • Be the motivation and represent Reading Corps at school-sponsored activities (e.g., family night) to help build awareness of Reading Corps and early math and literacy.
    • Be an ambassador of the program by sharing your experience with the wider community.

    Perks as a Tutor

    Give your time as a tutor and you’ll receive a scalable perks package based on your time commitment of 35, 25, or 18 hours per week.
    Perks at 35 Hours a Week:

    • Stipend (paid every two weeks) - $445
    • Education Award - $4,266*
    • Federal Student Loan Forbearance & Interest Repayment
    • Individual Health Insurance (premium 100% paid)
    • Child Care Assistance (based on family size and income)

    Perks at 25 Hours a Week:

    • Stipend (paid every two weeks) - $318
    • Education Award - $3,047*
    • Federal Student Loan Forbearance & Interest Repayment

    Perks at 18 Hours a Week:

    • Stipend (paid every two weeks) - $242
    • Education Award - $2,321*
    • Federal Student Loan Forbearance & Interest Repayment

    *The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ may gift their award to their child, grandchild or foster child.
    Award amounts listed are for tutors beginning their service in August 2019.
    View benefits grid for other start dates here

    What it Takes

    Great interventionists come from all walks of life. Whether you are 18 or 85, the most important qualification is a desire to help children succeed. That said, you also need to meet the following minimum qualifications by the time you begin your service.


    • Are dependable and have a history of good attendance
    • Able to understand and follow instructions
    • Can set a pace and maintain a schedule with students
    • Have basic computer skills (like email and navigating online)
    • Can speak, read, and write English fluently
    • 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent
    • A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States*
    • Have served fewer than four terms with AmeriCorps State or National Program
    • Agree to and successfully complete a background check


    *Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.


    About our Organization

    Minnesota Reading Corps is an AmeriCorps program that helps more than 30,000 Minnesota children, age 3 to grade 3, become successful readers each year. Started in 2004, the program has helped more than 200,000 children to improve their skills and become better readers. Rigorous third party evaluation conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago concludes that students who have Reading Corps tutors make greater gains than those who don’t. What’s more —students with traditional risk factors make even greater gains than their peers! Building on success in Minnesota, Reading Corps is replicated nationally in 12 states and the District of Columbia.


    Minnesota Reading Corps is administered by Reading & Math, Inc., a national nonprofit based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Reading & Math, Inc. also administers Florida Reading Corps, Wisconsin Reading Corps, Minnesota Math Corps, Georgia Math Corps, Minnesota Opportunity Corps and Minnesota Recovery Corps.


    Reading & Math, Inc. will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant 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. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. This document is available in alternative formats.


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