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America Reads Tutor

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Position Information

Posting Number
Job Title America Reads Tutor
Department Student Aid Office / America Reads
Rate of Pay $7.25 hourly
FLSA Non-Exempt
Estimated Number of Hours Per Week 8 -10
Employment Status Part Time Temp
Student Appointment Type Work-Study
General Description

The America Reads Challenge is a grassroots national campaign that challenges every American to help all our children learn to read, including English Language Learners and students with disabilities.

America Reads sparks collaborations between entire communities – schools and libraries, businesses and community groups, religious institutions, universities, college students and senior citizens – to work together with teachers and parents to teach our children to read.

Essential Job Duties

• Under the supervision of an assigned cooperating teacher, provide students with individual reading tutoring services, helping students develop into independent and confident readers by building their reading and language skills and by providing an encouraging environment for the student to learn

• Assist assigned cooperating teacher with other classroom activities as needed

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

• Must have transportation to onsite location (Currently Meadowview Elementary)

• Possess interest in working with elementary age children

• Must be reliable, punctual, and have strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Major Education
Licenses, Certification or Registrations


Number of Vacancies 3
Desired Start Date 08/21/2017
Open Date 06/02/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

UM is an AA/EO Employer.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you currently a student (having been admitted or enrolled in classes) at the University of Montevallo?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Have you been awarded Federal Work-Study by the Financial Aid Office?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Class Schedule
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter