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Seven Hills Foundation Literacy Assistant (Summer) in Worcester, Massachusetts

A collaboration FSCM/CCC as and local summer camps with funding from the United Way of Central work in Worcester area programs to improve literacy supports and present a quality learning experience for children attending summer programs.

The position is for a literacy assistant to work with under the supervision of a Literacy Specialist with children at the elementary school level (Grades K – 6). Each position is starting hourly rate of $20 per hour, for part-time hours for 8-9 weeks during the summer plus additional planning and meeting times in the summer and early fall.

Work begins July to mid-August for up to 10 hours per week per site, and a few additional hours to attend training and planning meetings.

Reports to the Summer Literacy Program Coordinator or Summer Literacy Specialist:

  • Work as a team with the assigned program site to plan for the summer and implement curriculum and literacy strategies.

  • Model and mentor best practices for experiential thematic curriculum and literacy strategies including reading aloud, reading with children, independent reading, literacy games, journal writing.

  • Use literacy materials that link to thematic curriculum and materials that appeal to the age and interests of children in the program.

  • Maintain and organize schedule at the sites and manage literacy resources and materials.

  • Complete paperwork on attendance and participant demographics. Help conduct a pre- and post- literacy survey with children in the program.

Preferred: Someone presently studying or working toward a career in education. Individuals with a background providing tutoring or mentoring experiences will be considered. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Commitment to working with urban, at risk children, including English language learners.

  • Flexible hours and must provide own transportation to site.

  • Some positions are face to face, must be willing to follow protocols for health and safety.

  • Some positions are virtual tutoring, must have technology experience and willingness to work online with students.

ID: 20682

External Company Name: Seven Hills Foundation

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Street: 210 Lincoln St