Tutor, Adolescent Literacy Program At Walt Whitman Middle School
CAMBA’s Adolescent Literacy Program Walt Whitman Middle School will provide explicit instruction in reading and writing to middle school students. CAMBA will employ multiple strategies to improve reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Instructional strategies will address decoding skills, reading fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. The program will focus specifically on those students who achieved level 2 on the New York City or New York State English Language Arts exam in the preceding school year.
The program will run 2 days/week: Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:20-5:20pm (with an additional hour for staff development).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to provide small group instruction to youth; and will be responsible for creating interactive lesson plans geared to promote literacy skills.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s degree (as required by funder).
Must obtain Dept. of Health, Dept. of Education fingerprint clearance
Doctor's note certifying good health
Proof of negative results from TB test
Staff Exclusion List (SEL) clearance and State Central Registry (SCR) clearance
Ability to maintain State Central Registry (SCR) clearance and fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment
Ability to adapt to the culture and environment of a public school
Experience working with students in urban school and/or community settings