Do you have a strong desire to work with recent immigrant children? Refugee youth from countries like Afghanistan, Ukraine, Africa and Central America? Do you want to open the world to them through education? The Language Interventionist has a specific interest in education that impacts the lives of recent immigrants and/or refugees. By applying concepts of service learning and acculturation and social emotional learning, Members maximize the learning experience of the students being served. This Member will lead students in two community service projects during the school year. Current Members say,"this experience has transformed my own life," and "working with the children each day fulfills me in ways I could never have imagined." In middle and high school campuses, this AmeriCorps Language Interventionist supports classroom instruction to bolster a student's ability to improve English proficiency and ensure meaningful access access to the school's ESL program. This Member works with 12-18 students per campus per day over the course of the school year via push-in interventions 1:1 or in push-out small groups. In our progressive ASPIRE after school centers with a strong focus on SEL (social emotional learning) and service learning, Members provide intervention to overcome academic and existential challenges, help with homework, support the social development of children ages 5-11, provide mentoring through service learning and other activities. Positions available: 3 HT at ASPIRE Centers 8 HT on school campuses 12 TQT on school campuses
Member Duties : This Member focuses on the following activities: The Member is assigned to the same school campus or after school center for the entire service year. Engages with 12-18 students per campus per day either 1:1 via a push-in intervention or in small groups. Provides supplementary support in English or Spanish for bilingual and/or ESL program students needing intervention Meets with teachers to plan and implement supplementary interventions Ensures understanding and comprehension for ESL students to complete classroom activities successfully Fosters a nurturing, supportive, and positive learning environment to encourage English language development, enhances motivation, and clearly communicate classroom routines and expectations. Maintains complete and accurate records of student's progress Informs Classroom Teachers of students' progress Leads students in two community service programs throughout the year
Program Benefits : Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Training .
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Uniforms provided and required , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended .
Service Areas :
Education , Children/Youth , Community Outreach .
Community Organization , Social Services , Youth Development , Team Work , Education , Teaching/Tutoring , General Skills .