Ymca Reads! Program Assistant

Ymca Of Greater St. Petersburg Saint Petersburg , FL 33714

Posted 2 weeks ago

The YMCA READS! Program is an exciting literacy/mentoring initiative for kindergarten through fifth-grade students, taking place at Pinellas County Schools throughout St.

Petersburg, FL. The program uses curriculum-based literacy instruction to help struggling readers in areas of phonetics, sight word recognition, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

As an assistant, you would help the program coordinator during YMCA Reads! hours to ensure that outlined program goals and procedures are being achieved. Additional responsibilities include: assisting in student supervision, helping to maintain order, and positively reinforcing "good choices" when appropriate, maintaining necessary paperwork, and assuming responsibilities if the coordinator is absent.

You will be required to teach basic reading skills using lessons developed by the YMCA READS! Coordinator.

Candidate must have experience working with children in an educational environment, have some experience with behavior/classroom management, possess a desire or interest in learning about literacy intervention and have compassion and empathy for struggling readers. Tutoring experience strongly preferred.

After school hours, 4 days per week. Approximately 25 hours per week. $14.00-16.00/hour with excellent benefits including retirement savings and child care before/after school upon meeting eligibility requirements.

Free individual YMCA membership for employee and discount for family. Pre-employment drug screen and clear background check required.


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Ymca Reads! Program Assistant

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