Position Title: Fluency Interventionist
With a focus on improving educational equity and promoting a more just society, Helping Education provides evidence-based programs and services that are free or low-cost and meaningfully advance student outcomes from birth through adulthood. To promote educational equity, we partner with educators and community organizations that serve a high percentage of students who are historically underserved. We support educators and families from every state in the U.S. and more than 65 countries around the globe, supporting more than 10,000 individuals annually. More information about HelpingEducation’s mission, values, staff, and programs can be found at https://helpingeducation.org/who-we-are/.
Detailed Job Description
The primary tasks of the Fluency Interventionist will include:
- Serve as Helping Education’s representative at a designated school
- Deliver pre-planned literacy intervention sessions in-person to small groups of students
- Manage relationships between school staff and Helping Education
- Build rapport with students while following a scripted, research-based lesson plan
- Collaborate with school-based and Helping Education colleagues to support student progress
- Communicate clearly with students, their school-based support systems, and colleagues
- Record data to document student progress and support data-based decisions
Desired Skills, Experience, and Characteristics
The ideal candidate will possess experience and training to execute the responsibilities summarized in the job description and demonstrate the following skills and characteristics:
- Ability to manage student groups and/or work within a classroom environment
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Committed to completing tasks efficiently
- Demonstrates excellent time management skills, reliability and trustworthiness
- Ability to multitask (i.e., working on various tasks simultaneously)
- Excellent communication skills with all stakeholders (i.e., students, families, school staff, etc.)
- Excellent problem solving skills
- Exhibits professionalism and integrity
- A commitment to education equity
- Demonstrates a growth mindset
- Demonstrates and openness to feedback and continuous improvement
- Comfortable and skilled with technology (Web-based browsers, Google Meet, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Zoom)
- Reliable transportation – open to driving 10-15 miles
- Access to a laptop
- A quick learner comfortable becoming an expert in our reading fluency intervention programs
- Passionate about promoting learners’ reading skills and confidence
- Minimum of 1 year of completed college-level coursework in nonprofit management, education, social work, psychology, communications, or related field is preferred.
- Ideal candidate has experience working with elementary-aged students in an academic setting
Pay and Benefits
Compensation for this in-person position is $25.00 per hour. This position does not qualify for benefits.
This in-person role will work on-site in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools with support from our Charlotte-based Helping Education team. Daytime roles will complete approximately 16-20 hours of work weekly. After-school roles will complete approximately 9-12 hours of work weekly.
We are accepting applications for positions in the following locations:
- Northwest Charlotte school with after-school hours
- Southwest Charlotte school with after-school hours
Diversity & Inclusion
Helping Education is committed to cultivating a diverse environment and continues to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, socio-economic class, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, record of arrest or conviction, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you are enthusiastic about bringing our reading intervention to life for 1st-5th grade readers, please apply here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Successful candidates must be able to pass Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System’s background check, which requires a driver’s license or state ID card. With questions, please reach out to Kate Llewellyn, Recruitment & Outreach Manager, at email@example.com