Reading Tutor (K-12)

Location
Springfield, MA
Posted
Aug 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


ABOUT AIC
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Provide individualized and specialized research-based interventions for students with literacy-based learning disabilities and/or other documented academic challenges as assigned in area schools or under private arrangement.
  • Plan tutoring sessions and provide one-to-one or small group literacy and/or math tutoring before, during and after school.
  • Review student work samples, diagnostic information, and the IEP, if applicable.
  • Maintain active communication with the Administrator of Tutorial Services and school personnel to ensure inclusion of the student's curriculum within the tutorial sessions.
  • Share interventions with school personnel so that they may be included throughout the student's academic day.
  • Submit written reports regarding students' progress to parents and school districts four times a year.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Required Degree(s): Bachelors
  • Preferred Degree(s): Masters
  • Required Field of Expertise: Education or related field
  • Required Licensure(s): Valid, insurable driver's license

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Knowledge about learning disabilities and their impact on students' success in the classroom environment
  • Knowledge about learning strategies and ability to implement them according to individualized student learning needs
  • Training in well-researched, proven techniques, such as the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing® Program, the Story Grammar Marker®, and Visualizing and Verbalizing is preferred.

WORK SCHEDULE
This is a part time, non-exempt, non-benefit eligible position. Hours will vary per week and are flexible to the needs of the department. Candidates must have flexibility and availability to work between the hours of 7:25 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.

TO APPLY
Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application.

AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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