Rochester Public Schools and MNCorps have teamed up and are recruiting full-time and part-time math and literacy tutors for select elementary and middle schools in Rochester. Math and literacy tutors commit to 11 months of AmeriCorps service. Our tutors are parents, grandparents, college students and recent college graduates, mid-career professionals and retirees who may want to get more involved at our school, explore a new career in education, re-enter the workforce or give back to their community.
Benefits of serving include:
- Training and coaching in research-based math practice strategies
- Impacting the lives of students who need extra support to become proficient in math
- Biweekly living allowance
- Education award
- Health care and child care benefits (available for full time only)
- Stronger connection to Rochester Public Schools
In Minnesota, less than 60% of eighth graders are proficient in math.
This means too many students lack the skills they need to be successful in high school algebra — a gateway course for higher education and career success. As a math tutor, you can help these students gain the skills they need to thrive.
Our tutors work with pairs or small groups of students between 4th and 8th grade to master fundamental math skills. No experience? No problem! Math Corps provides comprehensive training in strategies proven to help students build math skills.
Reading is the foundation of all learning — but in Minnesota, one in three third-graders struggles to read.
As a literacy tutor, you can help these students gain the skills they need to thrive. Our tutors work one-on-one or in small groups with students age 3 to grade 3. No experience? No problem! Reading Corps provides comprehensive training in strategies proven to help students build skills and become successful readers.
Interested in becoming a tutor?
Great tutors come from all walks of life. Whether you’re 18 or 85, your most important qualification is a desire to help children succeed! Other qualifications to meet by the beginning of your service:
- 18 years or older
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S.
- Served three or fewer terms with AmeriCorps