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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

ACE: A Community for Education, AmeriCorps Early Literacy Tutor, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 7720

Mon, September 1, 2014

Work full-time in a low-income elementary school teaching young children to read. This position begins on September 2, 2014. 

ACE places highly trained AmeriCorps tutors in low-income elementary schools in Austin and Manor ISD to ensure K-2nd grade children advance to grade level in reading before third grade. 

This is a great opportunity to: 
• Gain valuable tutoring experience working with young students in an elementary school 
• Teach reading through a Response-to-Intervention model 
• Receive ongoing training and support from an ACE literacy coach 
• Pursue alternative teaching certification through ACE's partnership with Region 13 
• Tutor in Spanish and advance your language skills 
• Network with other non-profit organizations in Austin through after-school partnerships 
• Work within a small team of AmeriCorps members and become part of the national service community 

What’s Involved? 
• Commit to serve as an ACE tutor for 10 months from September 2nd through June 30th 
• Provide daily 1-on-1 tutoring to 10 kindergarten to second grade students 
• Teach and learn using a research-based curriculum 
• Participate in community service projects with local non-profits 

Benefits: 
• Join the national AmeriCorps national service community and change lives, including your own!
• Receive a monthly living allowance 
• Earn the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,645 to pay back student loans for pay for future tuition 
• Eligibility for student loan forbearance on qualified student loans (see www.americorps.gov) 

Qualifications: 
• Minimum of two years of college experience 
• U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident alien 
• A car is required 
• Basic computer skills 
• Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English 
• Bilingual applicants must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking Spanish. 

Apply today at www.aceaustin.org!

See BTT Gateway Job ID 7720. Application Deadline 9/1


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