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2018-19 ReadingCorps
 
 
 
As an RAI Reading Corps Member, you will start with an extensive Orton-Gillingham based training program taught by our staff. You’ll learn the basics of how children learn to read and how to explicitly teach the foundational skills to students most at risk for reading failure. Students will come to see you as a tutor, as a teacher, as a mentor and as a dependable presence in their lives. The Reading Assist Intervention Program is accredited by IMSLEC (International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council) and Reading Corps members will have the opportunity to finish the year as certified Reading Assist Interventionists. Ongoing training continues in the form of weekly learning communities, giving you the opportunity to connect with other Reading Corps members and refine your skills as you work with your students. We seek passionate, capable people willing to serve both students and the community. You do not need teaching experience, but you do need a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in any subject. Reading Corps members will be assigned six students in grades 1-3 who need intensive intervention to master the foundational skills of reading. You’ll prepare lessons and work one-to-one with each student for 45 minutes during the school day as they progress systemically through the intervention program. We partner with several schools, many in the Colonial School District in New Castle, DE.
 
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Member Duties : Reading Assist Interventionists serve full-time inside schools, helping struggling readers by providing daily, intensive instructional sessions using the Reading Assist Intervention Program. Requirements include: · Preparing daily lesson plans which are tailored to the needs of the individual student. · Meeting regularly with a coach to develop individualized instruction plans for students. · Communicating with coaches, school liaisons, and program managers in a timely and professional manner. · Monitoring the progress of students weekly and inputting data into school tracking system. · Maintaining records as required, including student attendance and AmeriCorps hours. · Attending all mandatory AmeriCorps training/events. · Attending all mandatory Reading Assist training/events.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
2018-19 ReadingCorps

Program Start/End Date
08/04/2018  -   07/27/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations DELAWARE   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Languages
Spanish helpful
English

Accepting Applications
From  08/28/2017  To  07/06/2018 

Contact Debbie DeGrosky
100 W 10th St
Wilmington   DE   19801
3024254080
debbie@readingassist.org
www.readingassist.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 76453


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