Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps announced they are seeking approximately 1,400 literacy and math tutors for the 2016 – 2017 school year.
According to Sheila Piippo, Minnesota Reading Corps executive director, both full- and part-time tutor positions are available at approximately 700 Minnesota Reading Corps and 200 Minnesota Math Corps schools. Full-time tutors commit to 11 months of service, earning $544 every two weeks and an education award of up to $5,775. Full-time tutors may also receive health insurance. Part-time tutors earn $272 every two weeks and an education award of up to $2,887.
Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps are statewide initiatives designed to help every Minnesota student become a successful reader by the end of third grade, and proficient in math by the end of eighth grade.
All tutors are trained by Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps. Candidates come from a variety of backgrounds, ranging from recent high school graduates to retirees. Piippo said mid-career individuals considering a professional change are also excellent candidates. To learn more or to apply as a tutor, visit www.MinnesotaReadingCorps.org or www.MinnesotaMathCorps.org, or call (866) 859-2825.