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Department: Career and Civic Engagement
Contact Person: Megan Baggarly
Preferred Contact Method: E-mail
Position Type: Federal Work-Study
Job Title: Literary Intervention Team Tutor
Job Description: The goal of the literacy intervention team (LIT) is to mobilize college students to alleviate illiteracy in the Rock Hill community. We provide off-campus services at various sites including York Road Elementary, the YMCA, Richmond Drive Elementary, and Oakdale Elementary. Our trained university LIT members work with local kindergarten through fifth-grade students on literacy-based activities such as one-on-one reading, group reading, and guided reading to overall improve basic reading skills.
LIT members meet with students on a regular basis various times a week Monday through Friday, based on their class schedule and availability. If you have any questions regarding the program please do not hesitate to call or e-mail our office at 803)323-2141. Tutors are needed during the regular school day from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. and in the Challenger after school program between 3 – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until site placements begin February 11th. Once your application is reviewed, you will be notified if you are chosen for an interview.
This position is open to ALL grade classifications (freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students) from ALL majors/minors. Background checks will need to be completed prior to employment.
Specific Skills: -Minimum GPA of 2.5
-A love for working with children
-Mandatory attendance at monthly training
-A positive attitude and willingness to learn new skills
-Tutoring, Mentoring, Reading/Reading Comprehension, Writing, Creativity experience preferred
Building & Room: Off campus (LIT Tutors will be placed at local elementary schools.)
Number of Positions: 30
Hourly Pay Rate: $10.00
Weekly Hours: Varies
Days & Hours: Monday - Friday
Start Date: Monday, February 11, 2019
End Date: Friday, April 19, 2019
Classification: No preference
Major: Any
Notes: Transportation is preferred but not required.
Posted: December 7, 2018
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