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Math Tutor/Tutor Fellowship (Oakland, CA and Pittsburg, CA)

Company: Blueprint Schools Network
Location: Alameda
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

Now Accepting Applications for the 2021-2022 school year! 

10 Month Service Term: Late July/early August to end of school year (late May/Early June). Start and end dates vary slightly depending on school calendars.

Employment Status/hours: Full-time; Monday -  Friday during school hours (typically 8am to 4pm)

10 Month Compensation Package: $21,000 to $25,000 depending on region + $6,345 Segal Americorps Education Award 

Benefits: Full medical, dental and vision benefits included. No monthly contributions required.

Discounted Master’s Program: 

Blueprint has established a partnership with Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development that will allow Blueprint Fellows the opportunity to obtain a Masters of Education (Ed.M.) in Curriculum & Teaching at two thirds of the cost. 

 

Support and Training:

Fellows receive extensive support from Blueprint Site Managers who provide weekly observation and feedback sessions, core lesson plans, data on student progress and support for classroom management. Training is comprehensive and continues throughout the year. 

 

No certification required!

About Blueprint Schools Network (“Blueprint”)

Founded in 2010, Blueprint Schools Network is a national nonprofit organization that promotes educational equity and improves life outcomes for students.  For the last decade, we have run small group math tutoring programs as part of the regular school day both in-person and remotely. Our growing network of more than 1,000 Blueprint Math Fellows past and present have served more than 25,000 students in grades 2-11 at more than 100 schools across the country in California, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, Texas and Tennessee.  For the 2021-22 academic year, we expect to partner with districts and charter school networks in Oakland, Pittsburg and San Francisco, (CA), the Denver Metro Region, CO; East Saint Louis (IL), Nashville (TN) and Washington DC. 

 

Why it Matters:

Even before the pandemic, students across the country were not receiving proper math support to meet their academic and social emotional developmental needs. With the significant interruption in their education due to COVID-19, students - particularly students of color and those experiencing poverty need targeted math support more than ever. As such, Blueprint Math Fellows play a critical role in addressing an education crisis that has only amplified long-standing injustices in our education system.

 

About the Math Fellow Role:

Blueprint Math Fellows provide students with highly personalized tutoring in mathematics as part of their regular school day and/or after school. In person, Fellows work with groups of up to four students at a time. 

 

Math Fellows deliver individualized lessons and work closely with teachers to accelerate students’ academic achievement. Fellows also build strong relationships with students and increase their self-confidence in math and motivation to do well in school and in life. Our students see their Fellows as mentors, advocates and as passionate adults who make learning math understandable and fun. 

 

Given that many Fellows join Blueprint without much prior teaching or tutoring experience, they receive extensive support from Blueprint Site Managers who provide weekly observation and feedback sessions, core lesson plans, data on student progress and support for classroom management. Training is comprehensive and continues throughout the year. 


 

  • Tutor groups of up to four students at a time throughout the school day. 
  • Implement daily and weekly lesson plans using a curriculum provided by Blueprint.
  • Use student performance information to set goals, monitor progress and adjust instruction and lesson plans. 
  • Communicate regularly with your students’ families and participate in your school’s family outreach events.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and Math Fellows Site Manager to ensure tutorial lessons are aligned with classroom instruction.
  • Participate in all Blueprint and school district professional development and training opportunities.
  • Complete 1700 hours of service as an AmeriCorps Member during your 10-month term and participate in AmeriCorps professional development opportunities. (Tutoring time is counted towards this service hour requirement.)
  • Network with our national 2021-22 Blueprint Math Fellow Cohort serving students across the country.

  • A team-player attitude with a strong sense of personal accountability and strong communication skills.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to be flexible and deal with a certain amount of unpredictability.
  • The ability and willingness to go above and beyond to help support students.
  • A positive sense of humor.

 

Other Qualities, Experiences and Competencies that We are Looking for

  • Associates degree or higher required.
  • Proficient with technology (Google Gmail/Docs/Sheets, and MS Office: PowerPoint/Word/Excel).
  • Experience working with adolescents or related field is preferred.
  • Experience tutoring or mentoring youth is preferred but NOT required.
  • Bilingual candidates are preferred

  

AmeriCorps Requirements:

The Blueprint Math Fellows Program is part of a national network of AmeriCorps Programs engaging adults in service to meet critical needs in communities across the country. Through our AmeriCorps partnership, eligible candidates may have the opportunity to enroll in the Math Fellows Program as an AmeriCorps Member and qualify for additional benefits. 

 

In order to be eligible for the AmeriCorps fellowship members must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a U.S citizen or Permanent resident
  • Have previously completed no more than three terms of service through AmeriCorps state and national programs
  • Pass all relevant Background checks

As AmeriCorps Member, you will be eligible to receive:

  • $6,345 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award for full-time AmeriCorps positions
  • Forbearance of qualified student loans during your year of service
  • Interest accrual payment for qualified student loans
  • Childcare benefits for full-time AmeriCorps positions
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits
  • A national support network of members and alumni

 

Please note: The AmeriCorps eligibility requirements relate only to participating as an AmeriCorps member and do not exclude candidates from being considered for non-AmeriCorps Fellow positions.

 

To Apply:

 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The timeline for the application process varies by district. The Blueprint Human Capital Team will provide an update regarding the status of your application within three business days of submission. The timeline for regional interviews also varies by district. We encourage all interested candidates to APPLY NOW!  Applying early increases the chances of accommodating your regional and school level preferences.

Blueprint Schools Network and all applicable school districts are Equal Opportunity Employers and do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, cultural heritage, ancestry, political belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability or veteran status.


Keywords: Blueprint Schools Network, Alameda , Math Tutor/Tutor Fellowship (Oakland, CA and Pittsburg, CA), Other , Alameda, California

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