Early Literacy Tutor

Now Hiring for the 2018-2019 Service Year

Literacy First is an early childhood literacy program based at the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin. Literacy First places highly-trained AmeriCorps members in low-income schools to deliver intensive and effective tutoring to advance K-2 students to grade level in reading by 3rd grade.

Full-Time AmeriCorps Member Position Description

More than any other resource, literacy can change the trajectory of a child’s life. Literacy First AmeriCorps members tutor struggling readers in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade in Austin, Texas. Be someone’s hero. Teach a child to read.

Essential Functions: Literacy Tutoring

Secondary Functions: Community Service

Benefits and Professional Development

Desired Qualifications

AmeriCorps Requirements

Service Environment
Literacy First Tutors work in elementary schools with young children and share a workspace with 1-3 other tutors

Reports to
Literacy First Tutors report to their Literacy Supervisor and Program Staff

To Apply:

  1. Set up an AmeriCorps profile: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/recruit/registration.do
  2. Apply to become a Full-time Literacy First tutor on the AmeriCorps website.
  3. For more information, review the full-time Tutor Application Process.

Half-Time AmeriCorps Member Position Description

Learning to read opens the door to a bright future ahead. Literacy First AmeriCorps members tutor struggling readers in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade in Austin, Texas. Be someone’s hero. Teach a child to read.

Essential Functions: Literacy Tutoring

Secondary Functions: Community Service

Benefits and Professional Development

 Desired Qualifications

AmeriCorps Requirements

Service Environment
Literacy First tutors work in elementary schools with young children and share a workspace with 1-3 other Tutors

Reports to
Literacy First Tutors report to their Literacy First Supervisor and Program Staff

To Apply

  1. Set up an AmeriCorps profile.
  2. Apply to become a Full-time Literacy First Tutor on the AmeriCorps website.
  3. For more information, review the Tutor Application Process.

Literacy First is an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.