Elementary School Literacy Tutor Full Time at Leschi in Central Seattle (Americorps/Washington Reading Corps)

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $13,723
Details: 10.5 months plus school holidays off plus education award at end



Start Date


Application Deadline



135 32nd Ave
United States


Interested in Working with Children or Becoming a Teacher?

Full-Time AmeriCorps Literacy Tutor Positions Available at Leschi Elementary School in Central Seattle 9/1 or 16, 2018 to 7/15 or 31, 2019


Leschi Elementary School is a thriving community school with a truly diverse and integrated student population located in the heart of Central Seattle, Washington! Leschi is proud of our unique curricular model we call the “Best of Both”—students have Montessori math and science teachers for half or their day and CCC Literacy teachers for half the day. We are looking for three more full-time literacy tutors to join our two already hired and to become part of our school community from 8 am to 4:30 pm from 9/1/18 to 7/15/19 or 9/16/18 to 7/31/19. {School vacations off in November, December, February and April]. Members receive monthly stipend of $1,307before taxes, option for basic health care, student loan forbearance, plus $5902 education award upon completion. (Note: We have families willing to rent room(s) to tutors below market rate if interested in shared housing and some limited weekend childcare, and also this pay rate qualifies for food and transportation assistance, in addition.) Please contact Brynnen Ford at brford@seattleschools.org or 206 252-2958 for more information about Leschi’s positions.



Here is more information about the Washington Reading Corps Program:

From the website:



Do you have a passion for serving others and making a difference in the community, and want to learn skills you can use in a professional career? The Washington Reading Corps is a national service program that is actively engaged in improving literacy in communities, local schools and learning centers throughout the state. In collaboration with the state’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, projects in this program focus on: tutoring struggling readers in Kindergarten through sixth grade, and preparing young children for successful entry into Kindergarten and literacy achievement in Early Learning Centers. Joining the Washington Reading Corps is a commitment to serve for 10.5 months and 1,700 hours, and our program year begins in September. Members receive • A taxable bi-weekly paid living allowance of $1307 a month • The option of basic health insurance • An education award of about $5,902 when they successfully complete a term of service • The opportunity to put qualified federal loans in forbearance while they serve • Childcare assistance The Washington Reading Corps is ideal for people who are taking a year off from/before college, making a career change, or interested in tutoring kids and giving back. Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Training , Stipend , Health Coverage , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service.

WRC places members around WA State. There are three positions still available in desirable Central Seattle at Leschi Elementary School—an easy bike or bus ride from Downtown, UDistrict, Capitol Hill, or South Seattle.

For more information on what we do, please visit our website: https:washingtonservicecorps.org/wrc-program/

Contact Kendra DeBow at the Washington Reading Corps with questions: kdebow@esd.wa.gov 360-407-2353


Loan deferment, end of program $5902.00 education award, basic health insurance, eligible for food support, discount ORCA card, shared housing at low rental rate.

Level of Language Proficiency

English writing and reading high level of proficiency

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply


Please contact Brynnen Ford at brford@seattleschools.org or 206 252-2958 (landline) for more information about Leschi’s positions. Text to 2068507634



  • Must be at least 17 years of age and a US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien to apply.