Thank you for your interest in working at Helps Education Fund!
With support from the Charlotte team, the Tutor will play a critical role in delivering in-person, small group literacy tutoring to their designated elementary school within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
With a focus on improving educational equity and promoting a more just society, Helps Education Fund provides evidence-based programs and services that are free or low-cost and meaningfully advance student outcomes from birth through adulthood. To promote educational equity, we partner with educators and community organizations that serve a high percentage of students who are historically underserved. We support educators and families from every state in the U.S. and more than 65 countries around the globe, supporting more than 10,000 individuals annually. More information about Helps Education Fund’s mission, values, staff, and programs can be found at https://www.helpseducationfund.org/who-we-are/.
Detailed Job Description
The primary tasks of the Tutor will include:
- Serve as Helps Education Fund’s representative at a designated school
- Provide pre-planned, small group literacy tutoring sessions at your designated school
- Manage relationships between school staff and Helps Education Fund
- Build rapport with students while following a research-based lesson plan very closely
- Collaborate with school-based and Helps Education Fund colleagues to support student progress
- Communicate clearly with students, their school-based support systems, and your colleagues
- Record data to document student progress – familiarity with Google Sheets is a plus
Desired Skills, Experience, and Characteristics
The ideal candidate will possess experience and training to execute the responsibilities summarized in the job description and demonstrate the following skills and characteristics:
- Ability to manage students and/or work within a classroom environment
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Committed to completing tasks efficiently
- Demonstrates excellent time management skills, reliability and trustworthiness
- Ability to multitask (i.e., working on various tasks simultaneously)
- Excellent communication skills with all stakeholders (i.e., students, families, school staff, etc.)
- Excellent problem solving skills
- Exhibits professionalism and integrity
- A commitment to education equity
- Demonstrates a growth mindset
- Familiarity with MS Office Suite and data entry
- Reliable transportation – open to driving 10-15 miles
- Access to a laptop
- A quick learner comfortable becoming an expert in our reading fluency intervention
- Passionate about promoting learners’ reading skills and self-confidence
- A high school graduate at least 18 years of age
Pay and Benefits
Compensation for this in-person position begins at $20.00 per hour. This position does not qualify for benefits.
This in-person role will work at a designated school site with support from our Charlotte-based team. During the semester, tutors will complete approximately 16-20 hours of work weekly. Tutors will be assigned a designated school either on a semester or a year-long basis.
Diversity & Inclusion
This in-person role will work at a designated school site with support from our Charlotte-based team. During the semester, tutors will complete approximately 16-20 hours of work weekly. Tutors will be assigned a designated school either on a semesterly or a year-long basis.
If you are enthusiastic about bringing our reading intervention to life for 1st-5th grade readers, please apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Successful candidates must be able to pass Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ background check, which requires a driver’s license or state ID card. With questions, please reach out to Kate Llewellyn, Tutor Operations Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.