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AmeriCorps Member Math Fellow

Company: Saga Education
Location: Providence
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Status/hours:-- -Full-time; In-person; Monday - Friday (during traditional school hours)Service Term: August 17, 2022 - June 2023-- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - Subject to change per district approval of school calendars in Spring 2022Compensation:Living Stipend $22,000Segal Education Award valued at $6,49590% Employer Paid Comprehensive Benefits Package, including Medical, Dental & VisionWho We AreSaga Education is a national nonprofit aimed at confronting educational inequity by supporting historically marginalized schools and their students. Saga Education has dedicated itself to providing high-dosage, in-school math tutoring in partnership with public high schools. Since our founding in 2014, Saga Education and our AmeriCorps Member Math Fellows have served over 22,600 students across Chicago, New York City, Washington, D.C, Providence, RI, Charleston, SC, and Broward County, FL.-- -For more information about Saga Education's mission, please visit us at-- -.Our FellowsOur Fellows are selected from a diverse group of college majors and backgrounds across the United States to serve our students as math tutors; each Fellow brings their unique skill set to assist students' success. Now more than ever we need talented, caring, and capable people committed to supporting our students in their academic and social development. Through this service year opportunity, our Fellows develop leadership skills, participate in professional development workshops, engage in public speaking and much more. This is not only a positive learning experience for our students but for our Fellows as well!Position Overview-- -Saga Education's AmeriCorps Member - Math Fellows manage a small caseload of high school students and promote academic success by focusing intently to provide individualized instruction and build strong relationships with students during their year of service. During a typical school day, Fellows will work with students and facilitate lessons during approximately six class periods per day. Fellows will implement Saga's proprietary curriculum to foster academic success and help students reach their goals. In addition to offering academic support, Fellows will serve as advocates and mentors building strong, meaningful relationships with their students.ResponsibilitiesYou will provide daily math tutoring to your caseload of students assigned at the beginning of the service year. Saga's model is embedded into the regular school day, and you will serve small groups of students per class periodYou will use student data to differentiate math instruction for your students and adapt lesson plans as neededYou are expected to maintain regular ongoing communication with parents/guardians via email, text, or phone, based on parent/guardian preferenceYou must be prepared to navigate varying technology, both hardware and software, and troubleshoot technical issues as they ariseYou must have a-- -proactive approach to work-- -in order to complete deliverables on time and maintain a proper work-life balanceYou must check and respond to emails daily and regularly consult with your Site DirectorYou will participate in weekly observation and feedback sessions with your Site Director for professional development and growthAmeriCorps Members are expected to complete 1,700 service hours during their ten-month commitment-- -CompetenciesMission Alignment-- ---- -You acknowledge social injustice in education and have a desire to growBeing Resilient-- ---- -You rebound from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult decisionsNimble Learning-- -- You use both successes and failures to actively learn new lessonsDemonstrates Self-Awareness-- ---- -You use feedback and reflection to gain productive insightCollaborates-- ---- -You build partnerships and work collaboratively to meet shared objectivesValues Differences-- -- You recognize the value of different perspectives and culturesStakeholder Focus-- -- You build and value strong stakeholder relationshipsQualifications-- -You are a U.S. citizen; AmeriCorps members are required to be U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent residentYou have a completed Associate's degree or higher, in any disciplineYou must clear a National Service Criminal History Check and all other security and health requirements set forth by Saga Education and the school district in which you serve-- -before-- -the start of trainingFellow Benefits-- -Competitive Service StipendSegal Education Award valued at $6,495Bi-Weekly Pay90% Employer Paid Comprehensive Benefits Package, including Medical, Dental & VisionOpt-In Flexible Spending Account (FSA)Company Provided Technology7 Days of Paid Time OffPaid School Breaks & Holidays OffEmployee Assistance Program Access, with Mental & Physical Health BenefitsConsistent On-The-Spot TrainingProfessional & Leadership DevelopmentPublic Transit PassOptional loan deferment or forbearanceDiscounts through Tickets-At-WorkFellows are eligible to apply for SNAP benefitsSaga Education provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.-- -People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.Thank you in advance for applying to Saga Education!

Keywords: Saga Education, Providence , AmeriCorps Member Math Fellow, Other , Providence, Rhode Island

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