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Immediate Openings: Match Corps Tutor (AmeriCorps)

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Match Education
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Boston, MA

Match Education


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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
October 1, 2020
7:00am EDT
June 26, 2021
11:59pm EDT
Weekdays
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

MATCH CORPS PROGRAM

Match Corps is a one-year education fellowship where members serve as full-time tutors and mentors at one of our three campuses. Throughout each school day, they function as full-time tutors to small groups of students, typically 2 or 3 students at a time in Math working to close the learning gaps for their students and support their accelerated growth. By working with the same small groups every day, Corps members are able to build strong, genuine relationships with their students and differentiate learning for them in dynamic ways while providing individualized support as a mentor. They also build ongoing relationships with students’ families through weekly communications and interactions.

Corps members also play an integral role in the daily functioning of our school. In addition to tutoring, Corps members have the opportunity to serve alongside school leaders, staff, and teachers as teaching assistants or administrative assistants to further contribute to the school community and learn more about the inner workings of a high performing school.

Match Corps members come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Some of our Corps members are looking to teach in an urban setting long term, but many are not. Many of our tutors join because they are searching for a service year experience--either because they are taking a gap year before graduate or professional school and want to do something meaningful for a year, are interested in exploring a career in non-profits or education policy, or are simply passionate about social justice. No matter their long-term career objectives or previous background, they all have the common goal of making a meaningful impact on today’s youth.

 

Program Benefits:

•  $17,000 living allowance (which is subject to applicable withholdings and deductions) over the complete term of service with the school

•  Loan forbearance on qualified loans

•  Segal Education Award from the National Service Trust applicable toward eligible post-secondary institution costs and qualified student loans

•  Health insurance and retirement benefits

•  Subsidized housing with other Corps members (optional, and offered on a first-come, first-serve basis)

•  Housing scholarship (offered on a first-come, first-serve basis to any corps members or residents who can provide proof of financial hardship)

•  Ongoing professional development and support with post-Match Corps transition

•  Experience at a nationally recognized organization

Desired Skills and Experience:

•  Bachelor’s degree (all majors accepted)

•  U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident status

•  Dedicated to constantly improving

•  Strong communication and writing skills

•  Relentless work ethic

•  Committed to spending a year working with students in an exciting, fast-paced school setting

Previous experience working with urban youth preferred but not required.

MATCH CORPS PROGRAM

Match Corps is a one-year education fellowship where members serve as full-time tutors and mentors at one of our three campuses. Throughout each school day, they function as full-time tutors to small groups of students…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

Location

215 Forest Hills Street, Boston, MA 02130

How to Apply

In lieu of a cover letter, we ask that you thoughtfully answer the short answer questions on the application form.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and positions are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. We have three application deadlines throughout the year that indicate the likelihood that a candidate will be able to secure a position in Match Corps. The earlier candidates apply, the more likely they are to secure a position at Match in their ideal grade range. You may only apply to Match Corps or Match Teacher Residency one time per program year.

In lieu of a cover letter, we ask that you thoughtfully answer the short answer questions on the application form.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and positions are…

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