About City Year
City Year, an AmeriCorps program, helps students across schools succeed. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide support to students, classrooms and the whole school, helping to ensure that students in systematically under-resourced schools receive a high-quality education that prepares them with the skills and mindset to thrive and contribute to their community.
What You ll Do
As a First Year City Year AmeriCorps member, your service will focus on coaching and mentoring elementary, middle and/or high school students. You will help these students earn academic success, improve their attendance, learn social-emotional skills and develop positive behaviors at school. You will plan and monitor individual student progress and also work with teachers on whole class instruction, breakout spaces and other in-class student assistance.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Experience in all these tasks is not necessary. We provide 2-4 weeks of training at the beginning of the year to support you. Plus, you will work with partner teachers and school staff every step of the way.
Support academic coaching and social emotional development for students:
Work with identified students 1:1 and in small groups
Develop literacy and/or math skills varying learning activities by student level, answering student questions and encouraging assignment completion
Create and implement a behavior management system for students
Develop social-emotional skills throughout their day, using proven strategies of learning, practicing, reflection and repetition
Collaborate with teachers and team members to collect, record, analyze and monitor individual student progress, participating in facilitated reviews of student data collected and entered into City Year s student data system
Create an engaging, safe and healthy classroom space in collaboration with the teacher
Support Whole School initiatives to increase engagement with students and families:
Support and/or conduct extended day and virtual programming for students before, during and after school including, but not limited to, academic enrichment and intervention, homework support, recreation and student clubs, service learning, and leadership development
Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs that recognize and appreciate student growth and/or achievement in math, literacy, attendance, and behavior
Engage students, parents/guardians, and/or community members in education or social issues through member led themed events at schools or on virtual platforms
City Year benefits
You will receive:
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Curalinc Employee Assistance Program