Job Description:

Positions begin August 2018 and run through June 2019

Positions available in Duluth and surrounding areas- Duluth Public Schools, Duluth School of Readiness, and Duluth Headstart. Positions also available throughout the state.

Positions require availability, every day, Monday- Friday, during regular school hours

Elementary, Kindergarten-Focused, or Preschool Literacy Tutor:
Provide literacy tutoring and support for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade or Preschool setting, during school hours.

Training is provided, so no prior tutoring, formal education experience or experience with children is required. Tutors also receive on-site support from trained school literacy coaches.

Choose between K-3, Kindergarten Focus or Preschool Tutor positions at hundreds of schools throughout the state.

Elementary Literacy Tutors:

Work one-on-one with students (Kindergarten - 3rd grade) who need extra support learning to read.
Are trained to use scripted Minnesota Reading Corps literacy interventions for 20-minute sessions throughout the day to help students improve reading fluency.
Receive training to conduct literacy assessments and enter student data into an online system each week, in order to monitor student progress with the literacy coach at the school.


Regular, timely attendance during school hours, Monday-Friday, with before and after school hours often required.
Attend required Reading Corps sponsored trainings, meetings and coaching sessions; travel as necessary.

Salary: Full- time tutors earn up to $574 bi-weekly living allowance and up to $5,815 education award to use towards college tuition or student loan payments. Part-time tutors earn up to $287 living allowance and up to $2,907 education award.


Must be 18 years of age or older by August, 2017.
Must have a high school diploma or GED by August, 2017.
Must be a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States.
Must not have served 4 or more terms of service previously with AmeriCorps.
Speak, read and write English fluently.
Interest in education, specifically helping children develop their reading skills.
Dedication to community service.
Basic computer skills, including the ability to navigate online systems and email.
Attention to detail.
Organized, responsible, flexible, motivated and professional.
Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback from coaches and program staff.
Excellent time management and decision-making skills.
Ability to work with diverse personalities.
Ability to adapt to a sometimes challenging, high-pressure environment.
Strong personal standards of excellence, ethics and integrity.

Application Instructions: 

Our positions start in August 2018. For more information, please contact Brianne Benson-Schlegel at: or 218-722-4745x170. 

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