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Company: Reading and Math Corps
Location: Burnsville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Service Year Tutor positons are for tutors who have successfully completed four terms of service with AmeriCorps and are no longer eligible to serve.  Applicants who have not termed out of service will not be considered for this position.

Tutors are trained in conducting progress monitoring assessments and research-based interventions, and will receive ongoing training and coaching support throughout the school year.

Service Year Tutors can choose to work in a preschool setting with 3-5 year olds, or in a 1-1 setting with Kindergarten-3rd graders. Minnesota Math Corps tutors will work with pairs of 4th-8th grade students.


  • Provide intentional and meaningful literacy or math tutoring during all parts of the day to improve the literacy or math skills of children from preschool–8th grade.

  • Assess, with high level of accuracy, child outcomes and progress using tri-annual benchmark assessments and ongoing progress monitoring assessments.

  • Identify students who qualify for targeted one-on-one and/or small group tutoring services based on assessment data with direction from the Internal Coach and Master Coach; develop weekly tutoring schedule.

  • Record student and program data completely and accurately in an online database on a weekly basis; maintain confidentiality of all student data.

  • Participate in on-site coaching sessions (includes observation of tutor) two times per month to review student progress, plan, problem-solve, and set goals; act on constructive feedback from coaching sessions.


Distance Learning

  • SYTs may be assigned to support distance learning at RMI’s discretion. If 

  • If assigned, SYT must adhere to all Reading & Math, Inc. policies regarding distance learning, especially those related to privacy and security practices.  

  • SYTs supporting distance learning will be required to submit a standard work log to their supervisor and HR. Once approved, update the log daily to reflect all work conducted.

  • If tutoring is not able to occur because of closed or reduced operations at a site, the SYT will not work hours during this time unless they are completing a required training or have been approved for distance learning.  Service Year Tutors are not eligible for Sick and Safe Time during this time unless they meet the other criteria for Sick and Safe Time.



  • Communicate with students in an age and developmentally appropriate way.

  • Act on constructive feedback provided by coaches and Program Staff.

  • Build professional relationships and communicate regularly with school/agency staff, Internal Coach, and the Master Coach regarding schedules, literacy strategies, student progress, etc.



  • Confirm to regular, timely attendance requirements at the assigned site during the school hours, Monday through Friday, typically 5-5.5 hours a day, no more than 27 hours per week.

  • Tutor throughout entire school year, end date will vary by site. 

  • Attend all required MN Reading Corps and MN Math Corps sponsored training sessions, meetings and coaching sessions; travel as necessary. 

  • Must have served 4 or more terms of service previously with AmeriCorps, are no longer eligible for an AmeriCorps term of service, and have a positive reference from both Program Manager and Master Coach.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older by start date. 

  • Must have at least a high school diploma or GED by your start date

  • Must be either a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.

  • Must pass mandatory pre-employment background checks. 

  • Speak, read, and write English fluently. 

  • Interest in education, specifically helping young children develop early language and literacy 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 the MN Reading Corps or MN Math Corps model with fidelity. 

  • Consistent follow through.

  • Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback from coaches and program staff. 

  • Ability to work with diverse personalities.

  • Ability to adapt to sometimes challenging high-pressure environment.

  • Strong personal standards of excellence, ethics and integrity. 

Keywords: Reading and Math Corps, Burnsville , US-MN-Burnsville, Other , Burnsville, Minnesota

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